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Verizon Wireless Gives Arizona's Chris Cornell Fans Reason To "Scream"

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October 13, 2008

Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com
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CHANDLER, AZ — Verizon Wireless is bringing Chris Cornell, former front-man for Soundgarden and Audioslave, together with Verizon Mobile Producer-in-Residence, Timbaland, to meet fans and sign autographs in Tempe.

The artists will be making the appearance in Tempe as part of their eight-stop "Scream" album launch tour. Cornell's highly-anticipated and soon-to-be-released album was produced by Timbaland.

Meet Chris Cornell and Timbaland in Tempe

Autograph session from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 19, 2008

Verizon Wireless Communications Store
Tempe Marketplace
2040 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe

Exclusive "Scream" album launch performance

Later that night, Chris Cornell and Timbaland will perform songs from the new album "Scream" live together at The Marquee Theatre.

To learn how to score tickets to this exclusive album launch event, fans can visit any participating Verizon Wireless store.

"Verizon Wireless is always looking for opportunities to bring together fans with their favorite music artist," said Tony Heyman regional president, Verizon Wireless.

"Fans can connect with Chris Cornell and Timbaland through the Tempe album launch in-store event and performance, and with downloads of the limited edition mobile EP of 'Scream,' available only through V CAST Music."

For more information on mobile music from Verizon Wireless, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com/music. For more information on the Chris Cornell program click on www.screamliveconcerts.com.

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