SOURCE: Atlantic Records

April 25, 2007 18:21 ET

One Year and 200 Shows Later Buckcherry Are Honored for Their Continued Success With "15"

"Everything" Top 5 at Active Rock

"15" Remains in Top 200 for 52 Weeks

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 25, 2007 -- Two-time Grammy®-nominee and gold certified rock underdogs Buckcherry continue to honor their claim as the success rock story, as they were honored in front of 15,000 people at the Buzzfest radio show in Houston April 21st. Celebrating the band's success were superstar friends Hinder, Papa Roach and The Exies, who presented the band with plaques commemorating their 200th show! Poised for platinum, they have a new video for their current single "Everything" which just passed 2200 spins at radio and became a top five active rock single, and they are adding more tour dates to come.

Celebrating their 200th show and one-year anniversary of the release of their current record, "15" (Eleven Seven Music / Atlantic Records), which debuted at #2 on the Independent Chart before being up-streamed to Atlantic proper, Buckcherry have remained on the Billboard Top 200 for 52 weeks and consistently moved more than 7,500 units each week for more than a year now. "15" has sold more than 1 million copies worldwide. Buckcherry's smash-hit summer-of-2006-anthem, the Grammy nominated Best Hard Rock Performance "Crazy B*tch" has just passed the 1 million mark on downloads for Ringtones.

Said Vince Richards, Director of FM Programming for Clear Channel Houston, "We were happy to have Buckcherry featured again at Buzzfest this year. One of the highlights was when our morning show host, Rod Ryan, surprised the band with plaques commemorating a year on the Billboard album chart, over 1 million in worldwide sales, over a million Ringtones sold, 200+ shows in the past year and still going strong. It's great to see that when a band makes a great record and works so hard, that it can really pay off for them. We are glad to have been there from the beginning!"

Buckcherry is Josh Todd (vocals), Keith Nelson (guitar), Jimmy Ashhurst (bass), Stevie D. (guitar) and Xavier Muriel (drums). Their most recent album is "15" (Eleven Seven Music / Atlantic Records).

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Founded by Allen Kovac, CEO of 10th Street Entertainment, a leading music marketing and management company, Eleven Seven Music was developed in association with ADA, a Warner Music Group company, as an incubator label to develop bands for potential "up-streaming" to the WMG family. Artists also include Buckcherry, Everclear, Drowning Pool, Marion Raven, The Exies and Jonny Lives! The label's inaugural release (Buckcherry's current album "15") features the smash hit single "Crazy B*tch" which earned a Grammy nomination from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences® in the category of Best Hard Rock Performance. "15" is the band's first studio album in four years, released in the U.S. in April 2006 with a debut at #2 on the Independent Album Chart.

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