SOURCE: Warner Bros. Records

October 24, 2007 08:00 ET

Goo Goo Dolls to Perform Free Concert at Best Buy Store in Los Angeles on November 15th, 2007, Two Days After Album Release

Wristbands for Entry Given to First Several Hundred Customers Who Purchase Band's New Album -- "The Goo Goo Dolls Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 -- The Singles" -- on November 13th at Participating Best Buy Locations

BURBANK, CA--(Marketwire - October 24, 2007) - In an exciting promotion for their forthcoming release "The Goo Goo Dolls Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 -- The Singles," the Goo Goo Dolls, one of the great American rock and roll bands of our generation, will perform a free 30-minute concert on Thursday, November 15th at 7:00pm for customers who purchase their copy of the album from consumer electronics retailer Best Buy on the street date of Tuesday, November 13th.

Beginning that day when "The Goo Goo Dolls Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 -- The Singles" is released by Warner Bros. Records, fans will be directed by the band's website (www.googoodolls.com) and MySpace page (www.myspace.com/googoodolls) to 20 participating Best Buy locations in Southern California to purchase their copy. The first several hundred people who buy the album will receive one wristband allowing them entry into a special performance in the parking lot atop the Best Buy location at 11301 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles. All wristbands will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis.

"The Goo Goo Dolls Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 -- The Singles" includes the band's three Number One smashes -- "Name," "Iris," and "Slide," -- as well as the Top 10s "Black Balloon," "Dizzy," "Broadway," "Here is Gone," "Big Machine," "Sympathy," "Better Days," "Stay With You," and "Let Love In," the title track from the Goos' most recent album, which has been certified gold. Each single has scored across the panel at multiple radio formats. Also featured on the album is a newly recorded version of "Name," and a remix of "Feel the Silence" by acclaimed mixer Michael Brauer (The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney).

In other Goos-related news, singer/guitarist Johnny Rzeznik has joined the panel of celebrity judges on Fox TV's newest "American Idol" off-shoot, "The Next Great American Band," which premiered on October 19th. In addition, the Goo Goo Dolls, which also includes bassist Robby Takac and drummer Mike Malinin, will perform at Nelson Mandela's annual 46664 Concert at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, on December 1st, 2007. The band will appear at the event, held every year to raise awareness of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic, alongside Peter Gabriel, Annie Lennox, Ludacris, Corinne Bailey Rae and others. The band has been on the road since Spring of 2006 supporting "Let Love In."

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Contact Information

  • For more information on the THE GOO GOO DOLLS please contact Warner Bros.
    Records Publicity:

    National:
    Rick Gershon
    (818) 953-3473
    rick.gershon@wbr.com

    Regional:
    Amanda Hanson
    (818) 953-3211
    amanda.hanson@wbr.com