Rock Star Goes Live on Habbo

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“Habbos” given once in a lifetime opportunity to interact with rock star Marty Casey.

Rock star Marty Casey will appear for a live visit with fans on HABBO, one of the world’s largest and hottest on-line destinations for teenagers.

He makes up one fourth of the band Marty Casey & The Lovehammers and he’ll be live on Habbo’s exclusive Internet Radio Stream, Bobba Music (http://www.bobbamusic.com).

After having a quick chat with DJ Brena on Friday, October 20th at 4PM PST/ 7PM EST he’ll be heading into the Teen People Terrace to hang with Habbo members. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to meet and greet Marty Casey of The Lovehammers.

Teens interested in becoming members of HABBO and participating in this exciting event should go to http://www.habbo.com and click on the “check in” button.

About Marty Casey

When Marty Casey was named runner-up on the hit television show Rock Star: INXS, it only meant he wasn't going to be a member of INXS; there was no doubt he was already a rock star. Of course, anyone who has seen Casey and his band Lovehammers perform over the last five years (or heard any of their four self-released albums) already knew that.

The group (lead vocalist Casey, guitarist Billy Sawilchik, bassist Dino Kourelis and his brother, drummer Bobby Kourelis) approached its self-titled Epic/Burnett Records debut with the confidence of a band used to winning over audiences. After all, their albums have sold more than 25,000 copies without a label or distributor, and their sweaty, electrifying performances have made them one of the Windy City's most popular live bands. They recently amassed a few million new fans thanks to Casey's remarkable run on Rock Star. Over the course of the hit series, Casey's intense and infectious performances made him a fan favorite and his hook-laden single, "Trees," was a No. 1 download on MSN.com. That amplifies a resume that includes gigs opening for such diverse artists as Nickelback, Jerry Cantrell, Interpol, Puddle of Mudd, and most recently, Cake and Gomez on a 21-city tour. In 2004, their DVD Live/Raw debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard DVD chart.

About HABBO

HABBO is a richly colorful, multi-dimensional virtual community and game environment for teens. Users join by creating a fully-customized online character called a Habbo. From there, they can explore many public hang-outs, play a variety of games, connect with friends, decorate their own rooms, and have fun through creativity and self expression. Since its launch in 2000 by Sulake Corporation(http://www.sulake.com), an interactive entertainment company that specializes in developing, publishing and distributing multiplayer social networking communities and games, HABBO sites have been introduced in 21 countries on five continents, with more than 60 million Habbo characters created and more than 7.1 million unique users each month. The highly-trafficked U.S site, http://www.habbo.com, is visited by over 1.7 million unique users per month who spend, on average, more than three hours a week on the site (Nielsen Net Ratings). Sulake has headquarters in Finland and offices in 17 countries. Currently the company has over 270 employees worldwide. Sulake is extending the Habbo brand to include e.g. mobile games and content, and merchandising and licensing products.

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