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Twenty Stories Below: Pre-Order

Auto Date Wednesday, April 12th, 2006

Hi everybody!
We are planning to have the Pre-order page up and running in the Easter Weekend so make sure you visit back sometime this Easter to preorder your copy early!
Twenty Stories Below - A Tribute to Blind Melon will be a very limited release so make sure you don’t miss out! The Pre-orders will also help in deciding how many copies will be pressed!  So make sure you tell all your friends!!!
The estimated release date has been pushed back to Q4 2006. Pre-orders can be made using your credit card or paypal account.
Have a great Easter everyone!
Mark from YAKMUSIC

Blind Melon on VH1 Classic - TONITE!

Auto Date Sunday, April 9th, 2006

The Live At The Metro show will be plaing on TV (cable and setellite) in the US tonight. Check out the schedule here
Thanks to Flash Food for the tip


Watch out! The melonheads are coming!

Auto Date Saturday, April 8th, 2006

People in Indiana have to be aware of that! There is a mini-vigil at the end of this month. This is an unorganized event, some people have planned to get there on 4/20 (thursday) but if you can be there one day and only one day, you have to go on Saturday April, 22. Bring your guitar, your heart, your brain and your body and meet a bunch of cool melonheads.
There are gonna be tears, laughs, fun, camp fires, good music and also a lot of melon love. So join them!
Tricia has made a myspace group for this mini vigil so you can have more details, ask questions…

A message from Rogers Stevens about the ‘Live At The Palace’ album

Auto Date Thursday, April 6th, 2006

Dear friends of the Melon,
We are very disappointed with the new “Live at the Palace” release. I have not seen a hard copy of the disc yet, but I was aware several months ago that the track list was scrambled when they made an aborted attempt to put it on iTunes, but did not know that this was off on the disc as well. We’ve been around the bend with Capitol about this, and they pretty much did what they wanted to anyway. The band does not have a manager now, so we didn’t have anyone to run interferece with the label, and were dealing with it ourselves. We hated the cover, nobody who worked on it was credited, and it was put together without any consideration for our wishes. Last year, we worked closely with Capitol to release the “best of” and “live at the metro” releases, but some new people took over and just didn’t care for our input. If you go to itunes Australia or England, you’ll see the cover that we picked, which fits the theme of the other releases. Brad and Christopher spent a week mixing this thing and got no credit. Lyle Eaves (our live sound engineer) facilitated the recording…and again no credit. We wanted to honor our crew members who stuck with us through some unbelievably difficult touring…again no credit. We stand by the quality of the show and recording, but cannot remain silent about what they did with it. It’s a goddamm shame, too, because Capitol treated us very well to this point. As always, we appreciate your support……

Rogers Stevens (04/06/2006)

Blind Melon: Live At The Palace

Auto Date Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

The new Blind Melon release is in stores now. This new album was recorded at the Palace Theater in Hollywood on October 11, 1995 and is actually their first live release. This cd come out a few months only after a best of album (Tones Of Home) and a live DVD (Live At The Metro) for the 10th anniversary of Shannon Hoon death.

www.blindmelontribute.com update

Auto Date Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

Hi guys and gals,
It’s been a busy month in March as we slowly put the pieces together for TWENTY STORIES BELOW - A Tribute to Blind Melon.
We’ve had a few more submissions, and other bands have extended their deadlines till the Mid-End of April, which we are happy to do. We’d love to hear from everyone who haven’t emailed lately and let us know how your submissions are going, if you haven’t submitted yet!
The website hasn’t had an update in a while, as there hasn’t been news to report, but the pre-order page isn’t far from beginning (this is taking a lot longer than previously thought, and we apologise again for this). We will also have pre-order specials for bands/artists to pre-order bulk to further sell onto fans, families and friends.
That’s all for now!
Look forward to all band updates and extended requests (if needed).
Mark from YAKMUSIC


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