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Nonpoint Gives Two Tracks For The New WWE Raw Vs Smackdown 2008 Video Game

Fresh off the release of their most aggressive album to date,
“VENGEANCE”, NONPOINT will have their new song “EVERYBODY DOWN”
featured in the WWE’s new video game, “RAW VS. SMACKDOWN 2008”.

Hitting stores worldwide today, “RAW VS. SMACKDOWN 2008” marks the
second consecutive year NONPOINT has been asked to have their music
included in the WWE’s flagship video game. In the 2007 edition of the
game, NONPOINT’s standout tracks “BULLET WITH A NAME” and “ALIVE AND
KICKING” were featured. NONPOINT’s inclusion in “RAW VS. SMACKDOWN
2008” continues the budding relationship between the band and the mega
sports entertainment company, which have partnered with NONPOINT for
not only the two video games but also tv spots promoting the WWE film,
“THE CONDEMNED” starring STEVE AUSTIN, as well as inviting the band to
perform at a special pre-WRESTLEMANIA event earlier this year.

NONPOINT’s new album “VENGEANCE” is in stores now and features the
band’s fastest rising single ever, “MARCH OF WAR”.

NONPOINT is currently touring the US, co-headlining “THE GREAT
AMERICAN RAMPAGE TOUR” alongside SKINDRED, ANKLA and KARNIVOOL.

Dragonforce And Killswitch Engage Benefit From The New Video Game Guitar Hero 3

Following the October 28th release of Activision’s Guitar
Hero III many of the artists with tracks featured in the game saw
impressive spikes in both album and single sales. British metallers
DragonForce have claimed the #1 spot for digital single sales amongst
other tracks included in Guitar Hero III for “Through the Fire and
Flames,” a track from their Roadrunner Records debut, Inhuman Rampage.
The single saw an impressive 183% increase over the prior weeks single
sales, beating out The Killers, The Rolling Stones, Metallica and Guns
N’ Roses among others. DragonForce also ranked #3 in album sales among
other bands with tracks featured in the game. Labelmates Killswitch
Engage emerged with #1 album sales when compared to artists included in
the game, ranking ahead of Disturbed and Metallica. Guitar Hero III
features the track “My Curse” from their current Roadrunner offering As
Daylight Dies.

Activision’s Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is the third installment
in the Guitar Hero gaming series and is currently available at North
American retailers. Activision Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica,
California and is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and
distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded
in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal
year ended March 31, 2007. Activision maintains operations in the U.S.,
Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden,
Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan and South Korea.

For more information on Guitar Hero III, please visit:
www.guitarhero.com

All That Remains Are Nominated For Boston Music Awards

Massachusetts’ ALL THAT REMAINS are among the nominees for the 2007 Boston
Music Awards. Fans can vote for ALL THAT REMAINS in the “Outstanding
Metal/Hardcore” band category here (http://contest.goombah.com/bostonmusicawards07/”http://contest.goombah.com/bostonmusicawards07/), and voting is open until Nov. 16, while the awards
show will be held Dec. 1.

Currently out on the An Ocean Between Us Tour as direct support to As I Lay
Dying, alongside Haste The Day and labelmates Through The Eyes of the Dead,
ALL THAT REMAINS have also confirmed three headlining shows following the
commencement of the month-long tour, before the band returns back home.
Having toured heavily throughout 2007 in support of the band’s latest
effort, ‘The Fall of Ideals,’ today also marks the release of both the
band’s first live DVD, ‘All That Remains Live,’ featuring six music videos,
behind the scenes footage and interviews, as well as two live performances,
along with the reissue of ALL THAT REMAINS’ out of print debut album,
‘Behind Silence and Solitude.’ Originally released in 2000, the record
features new packaging and is finally available again to fans.

The band also recently unveiled an exclusive interview on its official
website, ‘All That Remains Van Driver.’ Available here (http://www.allthatremainsonline.com/vandriver/”http://www.allthatremainsonline.com/vandriver/), the game allows players to compete for an autographed
copy of Guitar Hero 2 and autographed copies of the band’s forthcoming live
DVD, ‘All That Remains Live.’ By avoiding obstacles and scooping up guitar
picks and energy drinks, players can compete worldwide for the grand prize
of the Guitar Hero 2 package, with the top 10 winners receiving autographed
copies of the ALL THAT REMAINS DVD.

ALL THAT REMAINS on tour
(with As I Lay Dying, Haste The Day, Through The Eyes of the Dead)
10/30 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
10/31 Dallas, TX – The Door
11/01 Houston, TX – Meridian
11/02 New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
11/03 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
11/04 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
11/05 Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of Blues
11/07 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall
11/08 Norfolk, VA – The Norva
11/09 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
11/10 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
11/11 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
11/12 New York, NY – Nokia Theatre
11/14 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues Cleveland
11/15 Pontiac, MI – Clutch Cargo’s
11/16 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
11/17 Nashville, TN – Rocketown
11/18 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
11/19 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
11/20 Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze on the West Bank
11/21 Kansas City, MO – The Beaumont Club
11/23 Englewood, CO – Gothic Theater
11/24 Magna, UT – The Great Salt Air
11/26 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
11/27 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
11/28 Los Angeles, CA – Wiltern Theatre
11/30 San Diego, CA – Soma

Win A Copy Of Guitar Hero 2 And A Copy Of The New All That Remains DVD Via The Online Game Van Driver

Massachusetts’ ALL THAT REMAINS have launched the official ‘All That Remains
Van Driver’ video game on the band’s website. Available at www.allthatremainsonline.com/vandriver/, the game allows players to compete for an autographed
copy of Guitar Hero 2 and autographed copies of the band’s forthcoming live
DVD, ‘All That Remains Live.’ By avoiding obstacles and scooping up guitar
picks and energy drinks, players can compete worldwide for the grand prize
of the Guitar Hero 2 package, with the top 10 winners receiving autographed
copies of the ALL THAT REMAINS DVD.

In other ALL THAT REMAINS news, MTV’s Headbangersblog is now featuring a
guest blog from ATR frontman Phil Labonte, where the singer discusses his
love for freedom in an ever increasingly opressive environment. Fans can
check out the blog entry at http://headbangersblog.mtv.com/2007/10/23/guest-blog-all-that-remains-singer-cries-out-for-freedom/), as well as view the
band’s latest video. The video for the track “Not Alone” is featured on the
All That Remains Live DVD along with the rest of the band’s videos.

Having just return from Japan for an appearance at Loudpark 2007, ALL THAT
REMAINS is continuing to support the band’s 2006 effort, ‘The Fall of
Ideals,’ and will soon return to the road as direct support to As I Lay
Dying on the An Ocean Between Us tour, also featuring Haste The Day and
Prosthetic Records labelmates Through The Eyes of the Dead. Both ‘All That
Remains Live’ and a brand new reissue of the since out of print debut
record, ‘Behind Silence And Solitude,’ will both see October 30 releases
through Prosthetic Records.

ALL THAT REMAINS
(with As I Lay Dying, Haste The Day, Through The Eyes of the Dead)
10/27 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
10/28 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
10/30 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
10/31 Dallas, TX – The Door
11/01 Houston, TX – Meridian
11/02 New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
11/03 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
11/04 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
11/05 Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of Blues
11/07 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall
11/08 Norfolk, VA – The Norva
11/09 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
11/10 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
11/11 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
11/12 New York, NY – Nokia Theatre
11/14 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues Cleveland
11/15 Pontiac, MI – Clutch Cargo’s
11/16 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
11/17 Nashville, TN – Rocketown
11/18 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
11/19 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
11/20 Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze on the West Bank
11/21 Kansas City, MO – The Beaumont Club
11/23 Englewood, CO – Gothic Theater
11/24 Magna, UT – The Great Salt Air
11/26 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
11/27 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
11/28 Los Angeles, CA – Wiltern Theatre
11/30 San Diego, CA – Soma

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“All That Remains have delivered the record of their career…If 2004’s This
Darkened Heart placed the New England NWOAHM band on the map, this follow-up
will take them all over it.” 9/10 – Decibel

Creator Of Metalocalypse Will Host Contest For The 2007 Guitar Hero 2

Ten finalists will battle for the
international title of “Guitar Hero” at Guitar Player’s Guitar Hero 2007
competition to be held Friday, October 12, at 8 pm at the Great American
Music Hall in San Francisco.

Hosting the guitarfest will be Metalocalypse co-creator Brendon Small. Now
in its second season on Adult Swim, Metalocalypse documents the exploits and
mayhem unleashed by Nathan Explosion and his Dethklok band mates, Skwisgaar
Skwigelf and Toki Wartooth (the two fastest guitarists alive), bassist
William Murderface, and drummer Pickles.

The tremendously popular and utterly mythical Norwegian heavy metal outfit
had one of its songs (“Thunderhorse”) included in Guitar Hero II, and
recently released its latest album, Dethalbum, and single, “Bloodrocuted,”
as well as booking a college tour (where Small will lead a real-life
Dethklok band with co-guitarist Mike Keneally, bassist Bryan Beller, and
drummer Gene Hoglan).

Before skewering heavy rock with Metalocalypse, Small was the co-creator,
star, writer, and composer for the Adult Swim cartoon Home Movies. The Los
Angeles-based standup comedian has also lent his voice talents to Aqua Teen
Hunger Force, Squidbillies, The Venture Bros., and Frisky Dingo.

Comedy duties aside, Small is also a serious guitarist who graduated from
the renowned Berklee College of Music in 1997. He often records all the
instruments for his shows, although he collaborated with Gene Hoglan (who
did the “insane drumming”) for Dethalbum.

“Guitar Player is absolutely delighted to welcome Brendon Small-and all the
heavy-metal voices in his head-as host of GH07,” says Guitar Player Editor
in Chief Michael Molenda. “We are certain that, in true Dethklok fashion,
that the GH07 audience will be vanquished by his genius!”

Activision, Microsoft and Digidesign are partnering to present the third
annual Guitar Player’s Guitar Hero competition. Activision produces the
red-hot video game Guitar Hero and will be on hand with pre-launch demos of
their new release, Guitar Hero III on XBox 360-outfitted kiosks on the show
floor. The event will be webcast using Microsoft’s “Silverlight” medium on
http://www.GuitarPlayer.com

The ten finalists – representing a wide range of guitar styles including
Latin Shred, Rockabilly, Country and Rock – are: Jamie Robinson (Toronto,
Ontario), Juan Coronado (Whitby, Ontario) Tony Smotherman (Jacksonville,
Florida), Taka Minamino (Hollywood, CA ), Danny B. Harvey (Canyon County,
CA), Curtis Fornadley (Playa Del Rey, CA), Casey Harshbarger (Indianapolis,
Indiana), Ladd Smith (Nashville, Tennessee) , Les Robot (real name: Cory
Melnychuk) (Edmonton, Alberta), and Chris Peters (Orlando, Florida).

Celebrity judges including San Francisco’s legendary Joe Satriani, Toto
axeman Steve Lukather, Elliot Easton of the Cars, prog-rock icon Greg Howe,
Shrapnel Records’ Mike Varney, and virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt will evaluate
each five-minute original performance and select the Winner and First and
Second Runner-up finalists.

Guitar Player’s Guitar Hero is sponsored by Activision, Digidesign, and
Microsoft with additional sponsorship from Epiphone Guitars, Mesa/Boogie
amps, Jodavi ZZYZX Snapjack Cables, Dunlop Manufacturing, Moody Leather,
Planet Waves, and Sonicbids. The competition takes place Friday, October 12,
2007 at 8:00 p.m. at Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell Street, San
Francisco, CA. Admission $15.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door. Tickets can
be ordered online at www.gamh.com; www.tickets.com, or call 1-800-225-2277.

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