Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 8, 2008
Habbo (http://www.habbo.com), the leading global online virtual world for teenagers, announced that Australian pop-rock duo THE VERONICAS will check into the community for a live concert and interview with fans.
The chart-topping, award-winning ladies will visit Habbo's Star Lounge on Wednesday, July 9th at 12 p.m. (PDT)/3 p.m. (EDT). In collaboration with Sire Records, Habbo.com will treat its teen community to a live streaming in-game concert. Fans are invited to hang out with THE VERONICAS, ask questions about their latest album, Hook Me Up, which includes the electro-pop rock title track "Hook Me Up" and the single "Untouched" and hear all about their U.S. summer concert tour.
For the opportunity to meet THE VERONICAS, log in to Habbo or join for free by going to http://www.habbo.com and clicking on the "Register Now" button. To hear the exclusive live discussion with Habbo DJs, tune into Habbo's Internet Radio Stream, Habbo Radio (http://www.habbo.com/community/celebrity_visits/81-habbo-radio).
About THE VERONICAS
With the release of their new album, HOOK ME UP, 23-year-old twin sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso known as THE VERONICAS, exploded onto the airwaves in their native Australia garnering three Top 5 singles - including their first #1 hit with the title track - and rocketing their sophomore effort to multiplatinum levels. Thanks to an amazing collection of original songs, a hot new electro-rock sound, killer hooks and incredible vocals, their second album remains in the Top 5 on the album charts five months after its initial release last fall.
Hook Me Up, out now digitally on Sire Records, with a physical release expected later this year, is a powerful step up from their incredible debut album, The Secret Life Of… which sold more than 300,000 copies Down Under, racked up three of their five Top 10 singles and won a slew of awards (including a coveted ARIA), making the girls international stars.
Recorded in Los Angeles, CA, mostly at Lisa and Jess's Hollywood Hills home, Hook Me Up finds the girls collaborating with a host of top-notch hitmakers, including Shelly Peiken (Christina Aguilera), Greg Wells (Mika), John Feldmann (The Used, Good Charlotte), and the legendary Billy Steinberg (Madonna). Most of the songs, however, were written with their long time collaborator Toby Gad, who contributed three tracks to Secret Life Of…
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. Currently there are Habbo communities in 32 countries on six continents. To date, more than 100 million Habbo characters have been created and more than 10 million unique users worldwide visit Habbo each month (source: ComScore). Habbo is operated by Sulake Corporation, a Finnish online entertainment company. http://www.habbo.com
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