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Jul 11, 2016

DISTURBED MAKES FALL 2016 TOUR STOP WITH NOTHING MORE AT BOARDWALK HALL ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

Tickets on Sale Starting This Friday, July 15

DISTURBED will hit the road again this fall with a North American tour featuring special guest Nothing More and one TBD special guest to be announced.  Produced by Live Nation, the tour will stop at Atlantic City’s Historic Boardwalk Hall on Friday, October 7 at 6:30pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday, July 15 at 12pm at www.livenation.com, by calling 800-736-1420 or visiting the Boardwalk Hall Box Office.  Be sure to stay tuned to www.disturbed1.com and www.livenation.com for the latest news and updates on their summer tour.

Formed in Chicago in 1996, the multi-platinum Disturbed – David Draiman [vocals], Dan Donegan [guitar], Mike Wengren [drums], and John Moyer [bass] – have sold over 15 million albums globally and scored eleven No. 1 singles at Active Rock Radio. Their quadruple-platinum 2000 debut The Sickness formally announced their arrival as hard rock leaders, with that status solidified by their subsequent Grammy Award nomination as well as gold-, platinum- and double platinum-certified records. Immortalized marked the end of the group’s 4-year hiatus and became their fifth consecutive album to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, a rare feat achieve by only one other hard rock band in the history of the chart: Metallica.  Disturbed’s current single, their haunting take on the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence” is #1 rock song on iTunes and has been in the Top 10 iTunes video chart for over a month, alongside the likes of Adele and Taylor Swift. The stunning black-and-white video has now surpassed 12 million views on YouTube, and the song is rapidly making its way to the top of the Rock Radio chart, following in the footsteps of recent No. 1 singles “The Vengeful One” and “The Light.” 

Hailing from San Antonio, Nothing More is a four-headed musical hydra that runs on frenetic passion, unswerving DIY spirit and relentless sonic experimentation. Part schizoid System Of A Down weird-isms, part Mars Volta-esque prog rock freak out, part effortless pop nous, they seamlessly barrel from churning headbang to skyscraping chorus and back again in the blink of an eye. Capable of bombastic bounce that hits as hard as an uppercut to the jaw, the band is equally able to dial down their bluster into deft moments of crystalline beauty. It's a gut-punching blend made all the more powerful by a keen lyrical sophistication and philosophical undertone which both belies their years and marks them out from their contemporaries.

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The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents.  Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City, resulting in nearly $1 billion in economic development and non-gaming attractions.  In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984.  CRDA responsibilities include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, and ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall.

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