Hellyeah Gains Spot As Featured Band on Madden 08

HELLYEAH’s Vinnie Paul, Chad Gray, Tom Maxwell and Greg Tribbett are one of the featured bands on EA’s Madden NFL 08, going on sale nationwide August 14, 2007.


“You Wouldn’t Know,” the first top-5 single (and accompanying video) from HELLYEAH’s self-titled CD is included on Madden NFL 08. The CD has been called, “One of the best metal discs…of 2007” and received rave reviews from around the world.


An interview taken on the band’s tour bus with Vinnie Paul (representing the Dallas Cowboys) and Greg Tribbett (representing the Chicago Bears), will be fetured in the All-Madden episode of Spike TV’s “Game Head” this Monday August 13 at 11:30 PM ET/8:30 PM PT.


The boys received an advance copy of the game, and with the help of the Spike TV production team, have come up with their own Madden teaser available here: http://download.yousendit.com/EE1F262A581E98FD

(Please note the link will expire in 5 days and will be available for 100 number of downloads.)


In addition, Vinnie will soon be appearing as a featured artist on EA.com’s EA Trax Section: http://www.ea.com/eatrax/


The aforementioned HELLYEAH lineup, along with new bassist Bob Zilla, continues through September on the Family Values tour. An announcement for the band’s fall tour plans will be coming shortly, as the boys will stay saddled up and road rockin’ through at least the end of ’07.


HELLYEAH’s new single (and video), “Alcohaulin’ Ass” has quickly become rock’s unofficial summer sing-along.





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