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Rock Icon Chris Cornell to meet fans and sign autographs in Mountain View, California

The Projekt Revolution Tour coming to the San Francisco Bay Area

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August 4, 2008

Heidi Flato
925-279-6545Dennis Dennehy and Fairley McCaskill
Interscope Records for Chris Cornell
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Verizon Wireless is offering fans an opportunity to meet Chris Cornell, one of the most influential artists in rock, when the Projekt Revolution tour stops in Mountain View, California.

Saturday August 9, 2008
5:00 to 5:20 p.m.: Pre-arranged one-on-one media interviews
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.: Exclusive pre-show autograph signing with fans

Shoreline Amphitheatre
One Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043

At the Projekt Revolution tour stop in Mountain View, the first 200 fans who participate in a demonstration of Verizon Wireless’ V CAST Song ID service and identify Cornell’s upcoming single, “Long Gone,” will receive wristbands as entry into the exclusive autograph signing. “Long Gone” comes from Cornell’s forthcoming album, “Scream” produced by Timbaland, Verizon’s Mobile Producer in Residence.

Verizon Wireless customers can also automatically be entered to win two mobile tickets to the show by using their V CAST-capable phones to download Linkin Park content, including ringtones, ringback tones and full songs. For more information visit

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