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Nickelback Confirms 2010 Dark Horse Tour Dates With Special Guests Breaking Benjamin and Shinedown

November 19, 2009

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Grammy-nominated, mega-platinum rock powerhouse Nickelback, has announced the 2010 North American leg of their Dark Horse World Tour, a Live Nation produced event. The tour will feature special guests Breaking Benjamin and Shinedown with the opening act and additional dates to be announced. The newly confirmed dates are hot off the heels of their summer and fall dates where the band played to sold out crowds around the world. Tickets go on sale beginning December 4th in select markets at LiveNation.com.

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Nickelback fan club members will have access to presale tickets beginning November 27th in select markets. Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning November 30th at 10am local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Additional information on the tour, ticket on sales, fan club membership and VIP packages is available at Nickelback.com and LiveNation.com.

    NICKELBACK DARK HORSE 2010 TOUR:
    April 6           London, ON           John Labatt Centre
    April 8           Toronto, ON          Air Canada Centre
    April 9           Montreal, QC         Bell Centre
    April 11          Ottawa, ON           Scotiabank Place
    April 13          Washington, DC       Verizon Center
    April 14          Hampton VA           Hampton Coliseum*
    April 16          Greenville, SC       BI-LO Center*
    April 17          Greensboro, NC       Greensboro Coliseum Complex*
    April 19          Orlando, FL          Amway Arena*
    April 21          Atlanta, GA          Philips Arena
    April 24          Tulsa, OK            BOK Center
    * Shinedown not included.

The latest single from Dark Horse, “Never Gonna Be Alone,” is already top 15 at Hot A/C and heating up quickly at Top 40. Last week also saw the premiere of the video for “Never Gonna Be Alone.” Added out of the box at VH1 and Fuse, both channels will start airing it on November 23rd. The video can currently be seen via Nickelback.com, RoadrunnerRecords.com and YouTube. Look for the broadcast premiere November 23rd. The video was shot by veteran director and longtime Nickelback friend Nigel Dick.

Nickelback is one of the biggest rock bands in the world, with over 35 million albums sold. The band’s latest album, Dark Horse, produced by the legendary Mutt Lange, debuted at number two on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and has remained on the Top 200 for 50 weeks selling over 2.4 million albums in the US alone. Nickelback is currently nominated for a 2009 American Music Award in the Pop/Rock category for Favorite Band, Duo or Group.

Nickelback has enjoyed unprecedented success with their last album, All The Right Reasons, which has been RIAA certified 8X platinum. The six singles from the album totaled 12 million downloads and 6 million ringtones. All proceeds of digital single and video sales for “If Everyone Cared” between February 1 and July 31, 2007 were donated to charity, equally distributed between Amnesty International and International Childrens’ Awareness Canada. Each of the five videos from All The Right Reasons has reached #1 on VH1′s playlist: “Photograph,” “Savin’ Me,” “Far Away,” “If Everyone Cared” and “Rockstar.” In 2006 Nickelback was awarded a World Music Award for “World’s Best Rock Group,” a Billboard Touring Award for “Breakthrough Artist,” an American Music Award for “Favorite Pop/Rock Album” and a People’s Choice Award for “Best Rock Group.”

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