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Saliva’s “Ladies and Gentleman” Selected as Theme Song for 2007 AST Dew Tour Season
NEW YORK – May 23, 2007 – The AST Dew Tour, the world’s premier season-long action sports tour, today announced that rock band Saliva will headline the music stage on Friday, June 22 at the first stop of the 2007 AST Dew Tour, Baltimore’s Panasonic Open. Additionally, the band’s hit song “Ladies and Gentlemen” will serve as the theme song for the 2007 season.
“Ladies and Gentlemen,” Saliva’s hit single from the album Blood Stained Love Story (BSLS), reached number one on the US Active Rock charts. BSLS is the follow-up to Survival Of The Sickest (released August 2004), which debuted at its peak of #20 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. The title track and single, “Survival Of the Sickest,” which was #1 most added at Modern Rock, Rock and Active Rock radio upon its release and reached the Top 10 on the Mainstream Rock chart.
“We think a live concert by Saliva will be a great draw for action sports fans in Baltimore,” said Wade Martin, president and general manager of the AST Dew Tour. “Their single ‘Ladies and Gentleman’ is a perfect theme song for the 2007 Dew Tour season—a great mix of energy, passion, and intensity.”
Josey Scott, lead singer of Saliva stated, “The AST Dew Tour is a great place to showcase our new and old songs. The energy is unmatched and the fans have so much passion. It will be a great experience for all involved.”
The complete 2007 AST Dew Tour schedule is as follows:
Event Date Location
Panasonic Open June 21-24 Baltimore, Md.—Camden Yards Sports Complex
Right Guard Open July 19-22 Cleveland, Ohio—North Coast Harbor
Vans® Invitational Aug. 16-19 Portland, Ore.—Rose Quarter
Toyota Challenge Sept. 20-23 Salt Lake City, Utah—Energy Solutions Arena
PlayStation® Pro Oct. 18-21 Orlando, Fla.—Amway Arena
Entering its third year, the AST Dew Tour is the most watched and attended action sports property in the world. Attendance for the 2006 AST Dew Tour totaled nearly 250,000 and an average of 38 million viewers tuned in via NBC and USA each year. The top athletes in the world will take part in this year’s Tour, all competing for the highly coveted Dew Cup which will be awarded in Orlando at season’s end to champions in each of the six disciplines. The 2006 Dew Cup winners include Nate Adams (Freestyle Motocross), Jamie Bestwick (BMX Vert), Anthony Napolitan (BMX Dirt), Daniel Dhers (BMX Park), Bucky Lasek (Skateboard Vert) and Ryan Sheckler (Skateboard Park).