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Jimmy Burchfields Classic Entertainment & Sports, Inc

    ROCK THE INK

    The Ultimate Music & Lifestyle Experience to debut in

    Providence RI

Rock The Ink

    Featuring: Godsmack, Killswitch Engage, Bret Michaels, State Radio, Sevendust, All That

    Remains, Badfish, Rehab, Gary Hoey, Saliva, Drowning Pool, Taproot

    At the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Friday, October 24, Saturday, October 25 and Sunday October 26, 2008

    Tickets prices are $31.50, $77.50 (3 day pass) and $97.00 (1 day VIP).

Providence, RI (September 29, 2008)-Rock The Ink, the highly anticipated three day music and

    tattoo lifestyle expo, rolls into Providence Rhode Island on October 24th, 25th and 26th, appearing

    for three days and nights at the Dunkin' Donuts Center and Rhode Island Convention Center.

Rock The Ink is the cultural fusion of music, on-site tattooing, fine art performances, celebrity

    appearances, local band competitions, daily tattoo contests, motorcycle exhibitions and

    fashion. Designed for fans of cutting edge music, the hard-core inked, the newly inked and the

    simply curious, Rock The Ink brings together 50 bands and over 100 of the world's top tattoo artists

    for a three-day immersion in the Rock The Ink way of life.

Killswitch Engage, a local New England band whose success has taken them to forefront of modern

    music, kicks off Rock The Ink on Friday night. Also appearing Friday night are Drowning Pool,

    Saliva and All That Remains. Leading the headline talent and spearheading the Rock The Ink

    experience is New England's own Godsmack. In their only 2008 Northeast appearance, Godsmack

    and front man Sully Erna will appear on Saturday night, along with Sevendust and Taproot. Bret

    Michaels, star of VH1's “Rock of Love”, and his band will headline Sunday night. Sunday night's

    line-up also features NE favorites State Radio and Rehab, whose song "Bartender" is poised to top

    the national charts. Rounding out Sunday's talent is rising star Gary Hoey and area favorite Badfish:

    Tribute to Sublime.

Ami James, premier tattoo artist and star of Miami Ink, will appear all three days at Rock The

    Ink. Ami James will introduce bands, meet his fans, sign autographs and unveil his Rock The Ink

    merchandise and jewelry designs, including t-shirts, hoodies, dog tags, pendants and belt

    buckles. Ami will no doubt find some fresh skin to tattoo. Attendees will get to see Ami tattoo the

    lucky winner of a Rock The Ink promotional contest.

In its commitment to artistic expression, Rock The Ink is proud to announce that renowned visionary

    artist Alex Grey will appear all three days at Rock The Ink. Alex Grey will take fans on a visual

    journey as he creates his extraordinary artwork live on stage. His artwork has appeared on the

    album covers of Tool, Beastie Boys and Nirvana. Alex Grey’s paintings and signed posters will be

    offered as prizes in Rock The Ink promotional contests.

Over 100 of the world’s top tattoo artists and body piercers will set up shop on the floor of the RICC,

    including featured artists Tony Olivas, Bob Tyrrell, Nikko Hurtado, Jess Yen, Cory Kruger, James

    Kern, Jon Clue, Pooch, Jon Jon, Alec Bezzina and Yoji from Miami Ink. H2Ocean, the leader in all

    natural after care products and sponsor of Rock The Ink tattoo artists, will host daily tattoo contests

open to all patrons. This is an amazing opportunity to get a tattoo or watch it all happen before your

    eyes, as talented artists, with their tattoo machines buzzing, make their mark on rock stars and

    patrons alike. Rock The Ink will honor tattoo legend Lyle Tuttle, the forefather of modern tattooing,

    with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Rock The Ink lifestyle expo is the place to check it out and get checked out, where daily events

    include celebrity signings, interactive competitions with reality TV stars and professional athletes,

    Miss Tattoo USA Contest, daily tattoo contests, fashion shows and the filming of new reality TV

    show.

Local and unsigned bands will be given a shot at stardom as Locobazooka, 17-year fixture in the

    Northeast, hosts its battle of the bands competition at Rock The Ink. Live music begins just after

    the doors open, and celebrity judges cast their votes as bands vie for the opening slot on the Rock

    The Ink main stage.

Rock The Ink. A Way of Life. Brought to you by Yamaha Star Motorcycles.

For more information and schedules please visit: www.rocktheink.net

Tickets are available at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Box Office and at

    Ticketmaster outlets, by calling (401)-331-2211 or by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com . Tickets subject to applicable service charges

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