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Band News (more headlines) 04-01-2014

Sponge To Launch PledgeMusic Campaign On April 6

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Email: dana@auralpleasuremusic.com
Website: http://www.spongetheband.com
Detroit rockers Sponge will launch a PledgeMusic Campaign to fund an upcoming summer tour on Sunday April 6, 2014. Partial proceeds from the campaign will benefit Michigan based charity Eastside Teen Outreach.

The 90-day fundraising campaign offers fans exclusive premiums in exchange for pledges. Premiums range from autographed copies of Sponge’s soon-to-be-released “Rotting Alive” CD (a live recording of the band’s classic Rotting Piñata record) to an opportunity to record a song with Sponge. Other highlights include private in-home shows, handwritten lyrics, videotaped music dedications, guitar lessons and even a personal guitar smashing on stage.

Some of the biggest names in music use PledgeMusic’s direct-to-fan music platform to release new material and fund creative projects, most notably Slash and Sevendust.

Sponge is thrilled to be part of PledgeMusic’s roster. "We are super excited to have this new platform that connects our band and our fans in a way we never imagined. Who would have dreamed 20 years ago that you could have one of your favorite bands teach you guitar, wear your t-shirt at a concert, sing happy birthday to you over the phone, smash your guitar at a show or get an armful of autographed swag...but it's not a dream - it's PledgeMusic!” enthuses Sponge lead singer Vinnie Dombroski.

For more information and to pledge visit pledgemusic.com/projects/sponge (link will be live on Sunday April 6, 2014).

Eastside Teen Outreach (ETO) supports teens in Southeast Macomb County to make a positive impact in their community. Sponge connected with the charity about a year ago at a local fundraiser. “ETO offers up an extra safety net that provides positive interaction and activities for young people,” explains Dombroski. “Having the opportunity to help invest in the positive influence of these young folks is important to the band” he adds. For more information on this charity please visit eastsideteenoutreach.org

About Sponge:
Hailing from Detroit, Sponge gained widespread notoriety with their debut album "Rotting Piñata." Hits like "Plowed" and "Molly (16 Candles)" fueled massive airplay on radio stations from coast to coast and were in heavy rotation on MTV in the late 90's. After "Rotting Piñata" went Gold, the band toured internationally, and followed up with the critically lauded CD “Wax Ecstatic,” garnering additional hits "Wax Ecstatic" and "Have You Seen Mary?”

Sponge continued to tour nightclubs and festivals including Lollapalooza, and most recently, the wildly successful Summerland Tour with Everclear, Filter and Live. In late 2013, Sponge inked a deal with New York’s The End Records (Danzig, H.I.M.), unleashing their seventh studio release “Stop the Bleeding,” now available on Itunes, Amazon.comand Cdbaby.com

Sponge has rightfully earned a reputation as one of rock’s most magnetic live acts, with lead singer Vinnie Dombroski's powerful voice, heart-on-his- sleeve lyrics and full throttle stage captivating audiences the world over.

Sponge is celebrating 20 years of Detroit rock and roll and continuing their legacy via PledgeMusic. For a video retrospective of the band visit:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e-AxzcbZHI

Catch Sponge live in April here:

4-12-14 WJRR Earth Day Birthday, Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando, FL
4-24-14 Bleachers, Bristol, CT
4-25-14 Stockyard, Liverpool, NY
4-26-14 Reverb, Reading, PA


For more on Sponge please visit their official web site spongetheband.com andfacebook.com.com/spongerocks.

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Editor’s Note:
Sponge’s Vinnie Dombroski is available for interviews. “Stop the Bleeding” is available for review upon question. High Resolution photos of Sponge are available upon request.

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