SOURCE: Atlantic Records

July 16, 2008 15:00 ET

Kid Rock's "ROCK N ROLL JESUS" Hurtles Back Into Top 5; Sold-Out Tour Adds Dates Through the Fall, 4th Summer Detroit Show Added!

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - After debuting at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart 40 weeks ago, Kid Rock's "ROCK N ROLL JESUS" is once again a top 5 album, climbing to #5 on this week's chart. Notching its 13th consecutive week of increased sales, the album has now reached the highest sales rank it has seen since Christmas 2007, scanning over 61,000 copies in the U.S. this week exclusively via physical sales. To date, "ROCK N ROLL JESUS" has scanned nearly 1.2 million units.

"All Summer Long," Kid Rock's current smash, is now top 15 at Hot AC, Pop, and Rock radio formats, while the companion video is currently #1 on VH1's countdown and is top 5 most played on the network in XL rotation. CMT and Country radio are not far behind, with the record leaping up the country radio charts and being added to "Hot Shot" rotation on the network, where it is already a top 10 video on their countdown. "ROCK N ROLL JESUS" is Kid Rock's fifth consecutive platinum-selling studio effort, with no signs of slowing down. A major campaign with Major League Baseball, coupled with continued sold-out summer shed shows and a just-announced August 22nd appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America" with Lynyrd Skynyrd are sure to power the album through the summer.

After completing his first tour overseas since 2001 -- with "All Summer Long" now a #1 single in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and top 5 in the UK -- Kid Rock will continue his monstrous "Rock And Roll Revival Tour" into the fall, with additional dates listed below. In Detroit, having already sold out 3 nights and over 45,000 tickets at DTE Energy Music Theatre, Kid Rock just placed an unprecedented 4th show on sale at the venue, which will no doubt sell out as well.


DAY           DATE       CITY                     VENUE
Wednesday    16-Jul   Winnipeg, MB        MTS Centre
Saturday     19-Jul   Detroit, MI         DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sunday       20-Jul   Detroit, MI         DTE Energy Music Theatre
Tuesday      22-Jul   Detroit, MI         DTE Energy Music Theatre
Friday       25-Jul   Detroit, MI         DTE Energy Music Theatre
Saturday     02-Aug   Boyne Falls, MI     Boyne Mountain
Friday       08-Aug   New Orleans, LA     New Orleans Arena
Saturday     09-Aug   Houston, TX         Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Thursday     14-Aug   Cincinnati, OH      Riverbend Music Center
Saturday     16-Aug   Indianapolis, IN    Verizon Wireless Music Center
Monday       17-Aug   Memphis, TN         Mud Island
Wednesday    20-Aug   Canandaigua, NY     Constellation Performing Arts
Friday       22-Aug   Philadelphia, PA    Susquehanna Bank Center
Saturday     23-Aug   Boston, MA          Tweeter Center
Monday       25-Aug   Toronto, ONT        Molson Amphitheater
Friday       28-Aug   Milwaukee, WI       Summerfest - Private
Saturday     30-Aug   Holmdel, NJ         PNC
Sunday       31-Aug   Hartford, CT        New England Dodge Music Center
Saturday     06-Sep   Grand Junction, CO  Rock Jam **
Tuesday      09-Sep   Spokane, WA         Star Theatre **
Wednesday    10-Sep   Puyallup, WA        Northwest Concert Center **
Friday       12-Sep   St. Helens, OR      Columbia Meadows (KUFO) **
Saturday     13-Sep   Kelseyville, CA     Konocti Field Amphitheatre **
Tuesday      16-Sep   Bakersfield, CA     Rabobank Theatre **
Wednesday    17-Sep   Pala, CA            Pala Casino-Starlight Theatre **
Friday       19-Sep   Indio, CA           Fantasy Springs Events Center **
Saturday     20-Sep   Las Vegas, NV       The Pearl **
Tuesday      23-Sep   Tucson, AZ          AVA Amphitheatre **
Thursday     25-Sep   Los Angeles, CA     Gibson Amphitheatre ^ **
Saturday     27-Sep   Laughlin, NV        Aquarius Casino & Resort **
Sunday       28-Sep   Phoenix, AZ         Dodge Theatre **

^  with special guest Rev Run
** with Rehab

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