Extreme Reunion CD and Tour

(PR) This summer, Extreme will release Saudades de Rock (pronounced "sow-dodge"), their first studio album in thirteen years which will coincide with their first world tour in over twelve years. Saudades de Rock will be released on August 12th on Open E Records and distributed by Fontana.

The rock foursome - vocalist Gary Cherone, guitarist Nuno Bettencourt, bassist Pat Badger and new drummer Kevin Figueiredo recorded their fifth studio offering at NRG Studios in Los Angeles with Bettencourt at the helm as producer and mixer. Saudades de Rock boasts 13 tracks.

"'Saudades' was always a beautiful word to me,"
Bettencourt explains about the Portuguese album moniker. "It expresses a longing; an underlying sadness for something or someone that's been missing in your life, and never quite sure if it will ever return. In this case, for us, it's Rock and Roll. Saudades de Rock."
Gary Cherone adds, "I like how it expresses that longing we've been feeling to play for our fans and be together again."

The multi-platinum, Boston-bred band's 2008 'TAKE US ALIVE' world tour gets underway on July 29th at The Chance in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. and will be anchored by a hometown gig two days later at the Bank of America Pavilion. In advance of the tour, Extreme will be a co-headliner on July 11th at the five day Rocklahoma Festival in Pryor, OK.

Saudades de Rock TRACK LISTING:
1. Star
2. Comfortably Dumb
3. Learn To Love
4. Take Us Alive
5. Run
6. Last Hour
7. Flower Man
8. King Of The Ladies
9. Ghost
10. Slide
11. Interface
12. Sunrise
13. Peace (Saudade)

Jul 11 2008 - Rocklahoma Pryor, OK
Jul 29 2008 - The Chance Poughkeepsie, NY
Jul 31 2008 - Bank Of America Pavilion Boston, MA
Aug 1 2008 - Brookhaven Amphitheater Farmingville, NY
Aug 2 2008 - Rams Head Baltimore, MD
Aug 4 2008 - Irving Plaza NY, NY
Aug 5 2008 - Chameleon Club Lancaster, PA
Aug 6 2008 - House of Blues Cleveland, OH
Aug 8 2008 - Emerald Theater Detroit, MI
Aug 9 2008 - House of Blues Chicago, IL
Aug 10 2008 - Union Center Blvd Bash Cincinnati, OH
Aug 12 2008 - Amos' Southend Charlotte, NC
Aug 13 2008 - Center Stage Atlanta, GA
Aug 15 2008 - House of Blues Orlando, FL
Aug 16 2008 - Revolution Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Aug 18 2008 - House of Blues New Orleans, LA
Aug 19 2008 - Meridian Houston, TX
Aug 20 2008 - House of Blues Dallas, TX
Aug 22 2008 - The Marquee Phoenix, AZ
Aug 23 2008 - House of Blues Las Vegas, NV
Aug 25 2008 - Fillmore San Francisco, CA
Aug 26 2008 - House of Blues Los Angeles, CA

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