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[04/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Jaime Pressly Hosts 'VH1 Rock Honors'

[via press release from VH1]

Jaime Pressly Hosts 'VH1 Rock Honors'

Foo Fighters and The All-American Rejects Take the Stage for Tribute Performances In First Annual 'VH1 Rock Honors' Paying Homage to Kiss, Queen, Def Leppard and Judas Priest Premiering Wednesday, May 31 at 9pm*

NEW YORK, April 20 -- VH1 debuts the first ever show to pay homage to the legends who influenced the sound of hard rock with the first annual "VH1 Rock Honors." Hosted by Jaime Pressly of the hit sitcom "My Name Is Earl," this year's celebration will honor the music and influence of KISS, Queen, Def Leppard and Judas Priest.

Premiering on Wednesday, May 31 at 9PM*, "VH1 Rock Honors," will be taped at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 25 and will include tribute performances by Foo Fighters and The All-American Rejects. Additional performers, presenters, and special guests will be announced as they are confirmed.

The 2 - hour tribute will salute the groundbreaking bands of rock, the once in a lifetime events and the influential people who made a lasting mark on the history of hard rock. The influence of these honorees will be felt through spoken tributes, filmed packages and performances by some of today's hottest rock acts as well as the legends themselves.

Tickets priced at $60, $125 and $175, not including applicable service charges, will go on sale Saturday, April 22nd via http://www.ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster outlets or in Las Vegas by going directly to the Mandalay Bay Box Office or by calling 877-632-7400 or 702-632-7580. For VIP Tickets Contact VH1 Save The Music at 212-846-7882 or rsvp@vh1.com.

For more information go to http://www.vh1.com and check soon for interactive honoree profiles, exclusive programming, show information and more.

VH1.com is in search for the top air guitarists in the country, challenging all wanna-be rock icons to its "Air to the Throne" air guitar competition. The champion will win a trip to "VH1 Rock Honors" in Las Vegas where he or she will perform on the red carpet and be crowned VH1's "Air to the Throne." The champ will also win a coveted spot in the official U.S. Air Guitar Championship Finals in New York. To enter, visit http://air.vh1.com.

"VH1 Rock Honors" is sponsored by Verizon Wireless, Aquafina, Crest(R) Whitening Plus Scope(R) Extreme, TACO BELL(R), Pantene(R) Pro-V(R), Nationwide Insurance, Degree for Men, Listerine Whitening Pre-Brush Rinse.

"VH1 Rock Honors" is executive produced by Lee Rolontz and Rick Krim for VH1 and Greg Sills and Paul Flattery for Choe Productions.

VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 87 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, VH Uno and VH1 Country. Connect with VH1 at http://www.VH1.com.

Mandalay Bay Events Center continues its tradition as one of the world's premier entertainment venues in the world. The 12,000-seat multi-purpose Events Center has hosted championship boxing events including De La Hoya vs. Trinidad and Vargas vs. Mosley. The Events Center also has been the home to sold-out concert audiences for such performers as Bette Midler, Kenny Chesney, Van Halen, The Eagles, Britney Spears, Andrea Bocelli and Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Live televised events have included the Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMA), Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Finals and Brian Boitano's Skating Spectacular.

* all times ET/PT

SOURCE VH1
Web Site: http://www.vh1.com http://air.vh1.com





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