(Mute) ˇForward, Russia! - who are Tom Woodhead (voice, synth), Rob Canning (bass) and brother and sister Whiskas (guitar, shouts) and Katie Nicholls (drums, shouts) - have been selected as one of the featured bands during MTV's Spankin' Free Music Week (running September 25th - September 29th), the network's annual nod to the best in music. During Spankin' New Music Week, every channel, platform and network of MTV including MTV Overdrive, MTV.com, MTV2, and mtvU collectively team up to showcase the hottest music and artists. As part of this event ˇForward, Russia! will be the mtvU Download of the Day Tuesday September 26th. On this day, fans will be able download the band's forthcoming single "Nine" from URGE, MTV Networks' digital music service.
ˇForward, Russia! have also been selected by mtvU as one of five emerging artists poised to break big this fall. Every semester, the "mtvU Freshmen Five" names the five emerging artists poised to jump from college favorites to household names. For the next several months, mtvU will profile these acts, showcasing their videos, unreleased albums, behind-the-scenes interviews, exclusive live performances and more. The "mtvU Freshmen Five" for Fall 2006 are ˇForward, Russia!, Tapes 'n Tapes, Silversun Pickups, Mayday! and Shiny Toy Guns. Check out and vote for ˇForward, Russia![see full story for more] - Click here for the Full Story
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