“VH1 BEST CRUISE EVER” TO BE HOSTED BY 3 DOORS DOWN,
FEATURING LIFEHOUSE, SHINEDOWN AND SPECIAL GUESTS
“Let Me Be Myself,” New 3DD Video Featuring the GEICO Cavemen,
Cruises To the Band’s Revamped Site: www.3doorsdown.com
Los Angeles, CA (July 16, 2009) – As their new video featuring the GEICO cavemen makes its debut today, platinum-plus-selling rockers 3 Doors Down (Universal Republic) announced they will host “VH1 Best Cruise Ever,” taking place April 15-19, 2010.
The cruise, from Tampa, Florida to Grand Cayman on board the Carnival Inspiration, will feature the popular Mississippi rock quintet, Lifehouse, Shinedown, and special guests Carolina Liar, Finger Eleven, SAFETYSUIT and more. Exclusive pre-sale signups will take place through
July 22 via the event’s website www.vh1bestcruiseever.com. Cruise tickets go on sale to the general public on August 3.
As it prepares to go cruising, 3 Doors Down also goes primal with the debut of their newest video, “Let Me Be Myself,” featuring the GEICO cavemen. Available on the band’s site, www.3DoorsDown.com, the video for “Let Me Be Myself,” the third single from the band’s new self-titled studio album, was directed by Shaun Silva (Kenny Chesney, Sugarland, Rascal Flatts), who helmed 3DD’s most recent video, “It’s Not My Time.”
Since forming in 1995, the Mississippi rock quintet 3 Doors Down has sold more than 13 million albums worldwide and become a multi-platinum selling, “thoroughly modern American band,” according to Billboard Magazine. Their first album, 2000’s The Better Life, sold 6 million units, with their 2002 follow-up, Away From The Sun, selling 4 million and generating six #1 hits, along with multiple Billboard and other awards. The band’s 2005 release, Seventeen Days, was their first to debut #1 on Billboard’s Top Albums chart. The current album, 3 Doors Down, is their second studio album to debut at #1 (as well as their fourth album to reach the Top Ten), and includes the #1 Top 40 and #1 Mainstream Rock track “It’s Not My Time.” 3 Doors Down is lead singer/songwriter Brad Arnold, lead guitarist Matt Roberts, rhythm guitarist Chris Henderson, bassist Todd Harrell and the band’s newest member, drummer Greg Upchurch.
3 Doors Down continue their headlining national tour through the summer with dates as follows:
July 16 The Fillmore Auditorium Denver, CO
July 17 Cheyenne Frontier Days Cheyenne, WY
Aug. 8 New York State Fair Syracuse, NY
Aug. 9 Meadowbrook US Cellular Pavilion Gilford, NY
Aug. 12 Casino Rama Entertainment Centre Rama, ONTARIO
Aug. 14 Regency Furniture Stadium Waldorf, MD
Aug. 15 The Summer Stage at Tag’s Big Flats, NY