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Billy Talent To Release Single And Video For “Rusted From The Rain” On Tuesday May 19, 2009
May 11 2009

<strong>Billy Talent To Release Single And Video For “Rusted From The Rain” On Tuesday May 19, 2009</strong> Band Announces July 14th Release Of New Album, Billy Talent III For Immediate Release “Rusted from the Rain,” the first single from Billy Talent’s forthcoming album Billy Talent III, will launch on Tuesday, May 19, 2009. In addition to being delivered to radio stations that day, the track will also be available digitally at all digital service providers in Canada. The ringtone for “Rusted from the Rain” is also available through all canadian mobile carriers. The video for “Rusted from the Rain” is set to premiere in Canada exclusively on MuchMusic’s flagship “m=MuchOnDemand” at 5pm et on Tuesday, May 19th and available on-demand all day at MuchMusic.com. Onset – Billy Talent, a behind the scenes look at the making of the “Rusted from the Rain” video, will premiere on MuchMusic at 8pm et on May 19th. The video was recently shot in Los Angeles with director Wayne Isham (Metallica, Bon Jovi, Avenged Sevenfold). Billy Talent III was recorded by noted producer Brendan O’Brien (AC/DC, Stone Temple Pilots) in studios in Los Angeles and Atlanta. The album will be released on Tuesday July 14, 2009. Ever since the release of their self-titled album in the summer of 2002, Billy Talent have become one of Canada’s biggest rock bands, where constant touring and incendiary live shows have taken the Toronto-based band to the upper echelon of the rock world. The band’s second album, Billy Talent II debuted at number one in Canada and Germany which then led to the band headlining sold-out tours across Canada, Europe and the United States. Billy Talent have won a number of awards on both sides of the Atlantic including twice being named Group of the Year at the Juno Awards, numerous MuchMusic Video Awards and two prestigious Echo Music Awards in Germany as best rock / alternative band international and best newcomer / international. -30- For More Information, Contact Steve Waxman, Warner Music Canada P: (416) 758-1097 E: Steve.waxman@warnermusic.com