Linkin Park nominated for VMA 2012, to perform concert for SiriusXM
Linkin Park have been nominated for two VMA’s for Best Rock Video and Best Visual Effects. Vote Here. The 29th Annual MTV Video Music Awards will air live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, September 6, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Sirius XM Radio announced today that the members Linkin Park will sit down for a rare Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners in Los Angeles, CA. They will also perform a special and intimate concert for SiriusXM listeners. Full press release below.
NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Sirius XM Radio SIRI -1.37% announced today that the members of multi-platinum selling band Linkin Park will sit down for a rare Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners in Los Angeles, CA.
“SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Linkin Park,” scheduled to take place on Monday, August 6, will air on Octane, channel 37, on Tuesday, August 14 at 9:00 pm ET and will be rebroadcast throughout the week. The special will be hosted by SiriusXM host Jose Mangin.
The event is part of SiriusXM’s “Town Hall” series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians and studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners. Previous “SiriusXM Town Hall” specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Renee Fleming, Gregg Allman, Usher, Ronnie Dunn and the surviving members of Nirvana.
The “Town Hall” special will include the band answering a variety of questions from the studio audience about their career, their latest album, LIVING THINGS, and their upcoming “LIVING THINGS World Tour.”
In addition to the Q&A session, the “Town Hall” will also feature a special, intimate concert performance by the band. SiriusXM listeners will hear some of the band’s biggest hits, along with songs from the new album. In the span of time since 2000, when Linkin Park debuted on the Billboard 200 – no other artist has had more top 10 singles on the Alternative chart and, with the release of their latest album, LIVING THINGS, which reached #1 in over 20 countries, no other band has achieved more #1 albums this century.
“Linkin Park’s music crosses genres and decades and we are excited to have them talk and perform for a special group of SiriusXM listeners,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
Octane plays hard rock by artists like Disturbed, Sevendust, Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, Godsmack and Korn.
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