Gym Class Heroes Roll Out “The Quilt”


Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording group Gym Class Heroes has announced the upcoming release of their eagerly anticipated third album, “THE QUILT.” The collection – which follows 2006’s RIAA gold-certified breakthrough, “AS CRUEL AS SCHOOL CHILDREN” – arrives in stores and at online retailers on September 9th.

“THE QUILT” will be preceded by the album’s first single, “Cookie Jar.” Produced by The-Dream (Rihanna, Usher, Chris Brown), the track will be available for digital purchase on July 8th. Gym Class Heroes recently wrapped production on a companion video for “Cookie Jar” with director Dale “Rage” Resteghini (Jim Jones, Lil’ Wayne). The clip will premiere later this summer.

For their new album, Gym Class Heroes teamed up with a number of extraordinary collaborators. In addition to The-Dream, producers include Cool & Dre (Yung Joc, Young Jeezy, The Game) and the Geneva, NY-based band’s longtime friend and collaborator, Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy. What’s more, “THE QUILT” features special guest contributions from the one-and-only Busta Rhymes, UK soul sensation Estelle, and the legendary Daryl Hall.

Gym Class Heroes will spend their summer busting out the new material as headliners on the just-underway Vans Warped Tour (see attached itinerary). In addition, the band will also join fellow Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording groups The Academy Is…, Cobra Starship, and Four Year Strong for summer shows in New Orleans , Montana , and Oregon .

For up-to-the-minute news and tour information, see the official Gym Class Heroes website, www.gymclassheroes.com, or the band’s MySpace page, www.myspace.com/gymclassheroes.

GYM CLASS HEROES

Tour 2008

All Dates w/Vans Warped Tour Except

* w/The Academy Is…, Cobra Starship, and Four Year Strong

JUNE

28 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fairgrounds

29 Denver, CO Invesco Field @ Mile High

JULY

1 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

2 Bonner Springs, KS Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

3 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Center

5 Selma, TX Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

6 Houston, TX Sam Houston Race Park

8 New Orleans, LA House of Blues *

9 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheater

10 Orlando, FL Central Florida Fairgrounds

11 St. Petersburg, FL Vinoy Park

12 Miami, FL Bicentennial Park

13 St. Augustine, FL St. Johns Fair

14 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

15 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

16 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion

17 Cleveland, OH Time Warner Cable Amphitheater

18 Detroit, MI Comerica Park

19 Toronto, ON Downsview Park

20 Montreal, QC Parc Jean Drapeau

23 Mansfield, MA Tweeter Center For The Performing Arts

24 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

25 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center

26 Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

27 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion

28 Englishtown, NJ Old Bridge Township Raceway Park

29 Burgettstown, PA Post Gazette Pavilion

30 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center

31 Noblesville , IN Verizon Wireless Music Center

AUGUST

1 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheater

2 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheater

5 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union Center

6 Calgary, AB Race City Speedway

7 Missoula, MT Wilma Theater *

8 Nampa, ID Idaho Center Amphitheater

9 George, WA George Amphitheater

10 St. Helens, OR Columbia Meadows

11 Eugene, OR McDonald Theater *

13 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center

14 Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheater

15 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheater

16 Marysville, CA Sleep Train Amphitheater

17 Carson, CA Home Depot Center

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