SOURCE: Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records

September 19, 2011 10:07 ET

Simple Plan Unveils US Tour; "Get Your Heart On! Tour" Gets Underway October 28th in Los Angeles; Special Guests Include Forever The Sickest Kids, The Cab, and Marianas Trench; Fan Club Pre-Sale Begins September 20th; General On-Sale Set for September 23rd; "GET YOUR HEART ON!" Earning Unprecedented Critical Acclaim; New Single, "Jet Lag" (Feat. Natasha Bedingfield)," Impacting Now at Multi-Format Radio Outlets Nationwide

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2011) - Atlantic recording group Simple Plan has announced details of their upcoming U.S. tour. The "Get Your Heart On! Tour" will kick off on October 28th at Los Angeles' The Music Box and continue through late November (see below itinerary). The multi-platinum Montreal-based quintet will be accompanied by an all-star lineup of special guests, including Forever The Sickest Kids, The Cab, and Marianas Trench.

Pre-sale tickets will be available to members of Simple Plan's official fan club, SPCrew, beginning Tuesday, September 20th at 3pm local market time. All remaining tickets will then go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 23rd or Saturday, September 24th depending on the market (for more details, go to www.simpleplan.com). One dollar from every ticket sold for this tour will be donated to the Simple Plan Foundation (http://simpleplanfoundation.org). An enhanced ticket package will also be available to fan club members for all shows, consisting of a premium ticket, a digital download of a live recording, a t-shirt, and more. For details on how to join SPCrew and how to purchase the package, please visit http://officialspcrew.com.

This past summer, Simple Plan got an incredible reception at the Vans Warped Tour, connecting with fans both new and old. The "Get Your Heart On! Tour" is the band's first headlining run to support their acclaimed new album, "GET YOUR HEART ON!" Produced by Brian Howes (Boys Like Girls, Skillet, Hinder), the album sees the ever-inventive combo joined by an array of like-minded artists, including All Time Low's Alex Gaskarth, Somali/Canadian rapper K'Naan, and Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, who co-wrote and performs on the infectious "Can't Keep My Hands Off You" (recently featured in the Walt Disney Pictures film, Prom). "Jet Lag (Feat. Natasha Bedingfield)," the collection's first single, is impacting now at CHR/Top 40 and Hot AC radio outlets nationwide.

Simple Plan's first new release in over two years, "GET YOUR HEART ON!" has quickly drawn critical applause from all corners. People awarded the album three-out-of-four stars, noting that the band "explore new ground...yet remain edgy." Entertainment Weekly commended Simple Plan for "augmenting their fidgety guitar assault with suburban reggae and club-friendly drum machines," further hailing "Jet Lag" as "a loud and surprisingly lovely pop-punk pounder." "The group sound recharged," declared Alternative Press in its three-and-a-half starred lead review, praising the collection's "buoyant energy" and "airtight power-pop hook(s)."

Simple Plan has earned widespread acclaim and a global fan following for their genre-defying blend of classic punk energy and modern pop sonics. Since coming together nearly a decade ago, the Montreal-based combo has achieved worldwide sales in excess of 7 million, with releases including 2002's RIAA 2x-platinum debut, "NO PADS, NO HELMETS...JUST BALLS," 2004's platinum-certified follow-up, "STILL NOT GETTING ANY," and 2005's "MTV HARD ROCK LIVE."

The band's previous album, 2008's "SIMPLE PLAN," proved an international blockbuster upon its release, reaching the #1 spot on the iTunes Store's "Top Pop Albums" chart while also scoring top 3 successes in Mexico, Brazil, Japan, and the band's native Canada. Furthermore, the album premiered in the top 10 in such far-away lands as Hong Kong, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Australia, and Germany, with top 20 debuts in Spain, Finland, and France.

Simple Plan is: Pierre Bouvier - vocals; Chuck Comeau - drums; David Desrosiers - bass, backing vocals; Sebastien Lefebvre - guitar, backing vocals; Jeff Stinco - lead guitar.

For up-to-the-minute news and information, please visit www.simpleplan.com and www.facebook.com/SimplePlan.

(TOUR ITINERARY BELOW)

SIMPLE PLAN ON TOUR 2011
All Dates w/Forever The Sickest Kids, The Cab, and Marianas Trench Except *
OCTOBER
28 Los Angeles, CA The Music Box
29 San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom
31 Pomona, CA The Glass House
NOVEMBER
2 San Diego, CA House of Blues
3 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
6 Austin, TX Emo's East
7 Dallas, TX House of Blues
8 San Antonio, TX Backstage Live
21 Chicago, IL The Vic
25 Worcester, MA Palladium
26 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
27 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
29 New York, NY Best Buy

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