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PostSubject: Saving Abel   Wed Jun 11, 2008 8:54 pm

"Saving Abel," the Skiddco/Virgin Records debut album of southern rock quintet Saving Abel, has achieved a career milestone for the band by taking the No. 1 position on Billboard's Heatseekers listing, in its twelfth charting week. "Saving Abel" also tops the Nielsen Soundscan new artists album chart this week.


"Addicted," the album's unabashedly randy first single, is also nearing a chart summit, bulleting to No. 3 on Billboard's Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks. The track also has entered the Top 15 in the Hot Modern Rock Tracks listing. The digital single has sold over 100,000 downloads. Saving Abel recently announced a two-month series of tour dates with Puddle of Mudd, kicking off in early July. Online, the Saving Abel MySpace.com page has amassed nearly 1.5 million profile views, and nearly half a million streams of "Addicted."

Saving Abel - named after the Biblical sibling of Cain - was formed by Jared Weeks and guitarist Jason Null in 2004 in their hometown of Corinth, Mississippi. Now based in Memphis, Tennessee, the band's lineup includes guitarist Scott Bartlett, bassist Eric Taylor and drummer Blake Dixon. Combining influences of southern rock, hard rock and alternative music, the band was first heard on a 2005 EP, produced by Skidd Mills (12 Stones, Saliva, Submersed).

Tour dates are below:

06/05 - Valarium, Knoxville, TN
06/06 - Tupelo Elvis Festival, Tupelo, MS
06/07 - Liberty Memorial Park, Kansas City, MO
06/08 - Conservatory, Oklahoma City, OK
06/10 - Varsity Theatre, Baton Rouge, LA
06/11 - The Swamp, Fort Walton Beach, FL
06/13 - The Dive, Goose Creek, SC
06/14 - Juiblee Jam, Jackson, MI
06/15 - Main Street Live, Jackson, TN
06/17 - Smokin' Aces, Mission, TX
06/18 - House of Rock, Corpus Christi, TX
06/19 - Midnight Rodeo, Abilene,TX
06/20 - Dos Amigos, Odessa,TX
06/21 - Scout Bar, San Antonio,TX
07/02 - Summerfest, Milwaukee,WI
07/04 - Cotton Club, Atlanta,GA
07/05 - Mississippi Coast Coliseum Convention Ctr, Biloxi, MS
07/11 - Riverfest, Little Rock, AR
07/14 - FirstTier Event Center, Kearney, NE
07/15 - Val Air Ballroom, Des Moines, IA
07/16 - Mayo Civic Center Auditorium, Rochester, MN
07/17 - Heart of Illinois- Fair, Peoria, IL
07/19 - Leach Amphitheatre, Oshkosh, WI
07/21 - House of Blues, Chicago, IL
07/22 - Bogart's, Cincinnati, OH
07/24 - Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, IA
07/25 - Guaranty Bank Lot, Cedar Rapids, IA
07/26 - Ozark Empire Fair, Springfield, MO
07/27 - Cain's Ballroom, Tulsa, OK
07/29 - Bismarck Civic Center, Bismarck, ND
07/30 - Ramkota Exhibit Hall, Sioux Falls, SD
08/02 - Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO
08/05 - The Big Easy, Boise, ID
08/06 - Big Easy, Spokane, WA
08/09 - Buffalo Chip Campgrounds, Sturgis, SD
08/11 - The Orbit Room, Dallas, TX
08/12 - Piere's, Fort Wayne, IN
08/17 - Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, Hampton Beach, NH
08/21 - Rams Head Live, Baltimore, MD
08/22 - House of Blues, Atlantic City, NJ
08/23 - Moore Square Park - Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/pres....ml?200806110706
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PostSubject: Re: Saving Abel   Wed Jun 11, 2008 8:55 pm

Any other fans of these guys? I heard them for the first time today and like what I heard:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQ4Jslynxcs
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