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'Magnetic' album, tour: It's a summer of Goo Goo Dolls

by jmaloni
Thu, May 30th 2013 05:20 pm
The Goo Goo Dolls will perform in Buffalo -- and a whole lot of other places -- throughout this summer. (photo by Asia Geiger)
The Goo Goo Dolls will perform in Buffalo -- and a whole lot of other places -- throughout this summer. (photo by Asia Geiger)

Band to perform on 'Good Morning America' June 11 in celebration of new album 'Magnetic'; co-headline tour with Matchbox 20 kicks off June 25; Goos perform locally three times

The Goo Goo Dolls will perform their single "Rebel Beat" on "Good Morning America" on Tuesday, June 11, to celebrate the release of their new album, "Magnetic," on the same day.

Other release-week events for the multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band include a signing at Barnes & Noble in midtown Manhattan on the 11th (http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/80431) and a performance on ABC's "LIVE with Kelly & Michael" on June 12.

Fans can get an early listen to "Magnetic" the week before release via a partnership with iHeartRadio and Clear Channel. Starting June 4, tune in to the iHeartRadio app, www.iheartradio.com, or any Clear Channel Hot AC/AC/AAA/ radio website to hear the album's official premiere. Goo Goo Dolls can also be found on VH1: The video for "Rebel Beat" is currently No. 11 and climbing on the Top 20 Countdown. Click here to watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUi8gQPsMdw. Another track off the album, "Bulletproof Angel," premiered yesterday via Live Nation: http://youtu.be/UWI0aD4OqLM

To support "Magnetic," the Goo Goo Dolls are hitting the road with Matchbox 20 this summer. The nationwide, co-headlining run will kick off June 25 at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H., and run through August.

Locally, the Goo Goo Dolls will perform June 26 in Saratoga Springs (Saratoga Performing Art Center); June 27 in Toronto (MCA); and Aug. 24 at Darien Lake.

Enter to win a trip to see the Goo Goo Dolls and Matchbox 20 here: http://connect.googoodolls.com. UK fans will also get a chance to see the band: The Goos begin a headline run there on Oct. 15. Full tour dates are below.

The Goo Goo Dolls have sold more than 10 million albums worldwide, with 14 Top 10 radio hits - more than any other artist in the history of the Hot AC format. They are the only artist to have three songs on Billboard's "Top 100 Songs from 1992-2012," including the No. 1 slot, for "Iris." John Rzeznik has been honored with the Songwriters Hall of Fame Hal David Starlight Award and the band was recently inducted into Guitar Center's Historic Hollywood Rock Walk.

Fans can purchase "Magnetic," watch video clips and buy swag online at http://www.googoodolls.com/preorder.

Goo Goo Dolls Tour Dates:

With Matchbox 20:

JUNE

  • 25 Manchester, N.H.

26 Saratoga Springs

27 Toronto

  • 29 Pittsburgh
  • 30 Cincinnati

JULY

  • 2 Highland Park, Ill.
  • 3 Highland Park, Ill.
  • 4 Highland Park, Ill.
  • 6 Detroit
  • 7 Indianapolis
  • 9 Maryland Heights, Mo.
  • 10 Moline, Ill.
  • 12 Kansas City, Mo.
  • 13 Minneapolis
  • 15 Denver
  • 16 Salt Lake City
  • 17 Universal City, Calif.
  • 19 Las Vegas
  • 20 Irvine, Calif.
  • 21 Paso Robles, Calif.
  • 23 Concord, Calif.
  • 24 San Diego
  • 30 Houston
  • 31 Dallas

AUGUST

  • 2 Pelham, Ala.
  • 3 Atlanta
  • 4 Tampa
  • 6 Charlotte
  • 7 Raleigh, N.C.
  • 8 Virginia Beach, Va.
  • 10 Bristow Va.
  • 11 Camden, N.J.
  • 13 Uncasville, Conn.
  • 14 Hershey, Pa.
  • 16 Holmdel, N.J.
  • 17 Wantagh
  • 18 Mansfield, Mass.

24 Darien Center - Darien Lake PAC (headline show)

UK Headline dates:

OCTOBER

  • 15 Nottingham Rock City
  • 16 Manchester Academy
  • 17 Glasgow Academy
  • 19 Newcastle Academy
  • 20 Leeds Academy
  • 21 Norwich UEA
  • 23 Birmingham Institute
  • 25 Hammersmith Apollo

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