Saving Abel teams up with Papa Roach, Hinder and Nickleback for tour

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Saving Abel
Saving Abel
Virgin Records rock quintet Saving Abel’s winning streak continues as they gear up for one of this Summer’s hottest rock tours. The band are set to hit the road with Papa Roach, Hinder and Nickelback beginning July 10.

Saving Abel’s third single & video, “Drowning (Face Down),” has raced it’s way into the Top 5 at Rock radio this week and the video recently debuted on MTV2 and Yahoo! Music (music.yahoo.com). The band’s self-titled debut album was recently certified gold by the RIAA. The platinum single “Addicted” had an extraordinary run as 2008’s most-played song at active rock radio, with 11 consecutive weeks at No. 2 in the format, and a No. 1 posting at mainstream rock radio and No. 7 at alternative. The song also had a powerful, months-long afterburn on mainstream Top 40 and Hot AC radio, hitting the top 10 in both formats. The follow-up ballad, honoring our nation’s troops, “18 Days,” is a top 5 hit at active rock, top 10 at alternative radio. “Drowning (Face Down)” continues to rocket up the charts at both active rock radio, currently at #5 and alternative radio where it is in the top 25. Saving Abel is currently on the road playing some shows with Shinedown before returning to arenas with rock giants Nickelback . Saving Abel’s 18 Days Tour Ep which features an acoustic version of “18 Days” and two b-sides is available now exclusively at iTunes.

About Saving Abel:
Saving Abel – named after the Biblical sibling of Cain – was formed by Jared Weeks and guitarist Jason Null in 2004 in their hometown of Corinth, Mississippi. Now based in Memphis, Tennessee, the band’s lineup includes guitarist Scott Bartlett, bassist Eric Taylor and drummer Blake Dixon. Combining influences of southern rock, hard rock and alternative music, the band was first heard on a 2005 EP, produced by Skidd Mills (12 Stones, Saliva, Submersed). Since the March, 2008 release of their self titled debut, Saving Abel has earned 3 top 10 singles at active and alternative rock radio, a top 10 hit at top 40 radio, a gold record, platinum single and has toured with such bands as Nickelback, Buckcherry, Seether, Avenged Sevenfold, Puddle of Mudd and more. For more info on Saving Abel, visit www.myspace.com/savingabel or www.savingabel.com

Saving Abel on Tour

Saving Abel Headline +/ With Shinedown */ Summer Festival Dates ^
Jun-25 Muskegon, MI Muskegon Summer Celebration^
Jun-26 Dubuque, IA Mississippi Moon Bar+
Jun-27 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest^
Jun-28 Duluth, MN Wade Stadium*
Jun-30 Sioux Falls, SD Nutty’s North+
July-01 Aberdeen, SD Ramkota Hall+
July-02 Billings, MT Shrine Auditorium+
July-05 Missoula, MT Wilma Theater+
July-06 Great Falls, MT Mansfield Convention Center+
July-08 Sault Sainte Marie, MI Dream Makers Theater+
July-09 Lansing, MI Common Grounds Music Festival ^

Saving Abel with Papa Roach, Hinder and Nickelback / Summer Music Festivals *
July-10 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July-11 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
July-14 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavillion
July-15 Wantagh, NY Jones Beach Amphitheatre
July-16 Cadott, WI Rock Fest 2009
July-17 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Stadium
July-18 Burgettstown, PA Post Gazette Pavilion
July-21 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
July-22 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
July-24 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center for the Performing
July-25 Hartford, CT Dodge Music Center
July-26 Oxford, ME WCYY Summer Camp Concerts *
July-28 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach
July-29 Bristow, VA Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge
July-31 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Aug-01 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre
Aug-05 Sturgis, SD Buffalo Chip Campgrounds*
Aug-08 Grand Island, NE Hall County Fair*
Aug-12 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug-14 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center
Aug-15 Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
Aug-17 Birmingham, AL Verizon Wireless Music Center
Aug-18 Midland, MI WIOG Lizard Fair*
Aug-19 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Aug-21 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Pavilion
Aug-22 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Aug-23 Algona, IA Freedom Park*
Aug-25 Englewood, CO Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre
Aug-26 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
Aug-28 Ridgefield, WA The Amphitheatre at Clark County
Aug-29 George, WA The George Amphitheatre
Aug-31 Marysville, CA Sleep T rain Amphitheatre
Sep-01 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Sep-03 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Sep-05 Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
Sep-06 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
Sep-08 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena
Sep-09 Albuquerque, NM Journal Pavilion
Sep-12 Spring, TX Cynthia W. Mitchell Pavilion

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