Fans of Band Blink-182 Treated to Exclusive, Behind the Scenes Experience, Courtesy of AT&T
DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2011 -- The wait is over. After an eight year hiatus – blink-182 is back and ready to get up close and personal, giving fans a chance to:
AT&T* has teamed up with blink-182 as the band's new single "Up All Night" hits the charts – leading up to the official release of their album, "Neighborhoods," available September 27. Using the dedicated blink-182 tab on AT&T's Facebook page, fans can access special content from the band's 2011 Honda Civic Tour, throughout which blink-182 will be using the HTC Status™ to post daily updates.
"We are looking forward to returning to the stage and bringing some amazing new music to our loyal fanbase," said blink-182. "Since our last tour and album in 2003, social media has become such a critical part of day-to-day life – from checking in on our families from the road – to connecting with friends and fans in a highly interactive way. With AT&T's support, via the HTC Status™ and Facebook programs, this tour is really going to deliver the most in-depth experience for our fans."
Details around unique opportunities to engage include:
HTC Status, Best Buy and blink-182
Best Buy shoppers who purchase a HTC Status™ will receive a custom blink-182 mobile application, preloaded with the band's new single, two exclusive live tracks, a photo gallery and additional footage. The mobile application will update to include the full-length album, "Neighborhoods," this fall.
The HTC Status™ is available in AT&T stores and online at att.com for $49.99 after a two-year contract. (Minimum $15 data plan required.) Also available in Best Buy stores as well as Best Buy Mobile standalone stores and BestBuy.com. Best Buy features an exclusive white and mauve edition of the phone. (Minimum $15 data plan required).
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