Linkin Park is treating fans to a free holiday showing of the international broadcast version of their new concert DVD Road to Revolutionâ€“ Live At Milton Keynes (Machine Shop Recordings/Warner Bros. Records). The footage will stream for 24 hours beginning 12:01 am on December 24 via the Linkin Park Media Player on linkinpark.com. At the same time, Meebo will let fans discuss the new DVD in real time in the Linkin Park Meebo Room.
â€¨â€œWe wanted to give the fans something special for the holidays,â€ says Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington. â€œThe Milton Keynes show was a special concert for us and by streaming it online, we can share that experience with all of our fans around the world.â€
â€¨â€¨The Linkin Park media player gives fans the opportunity to engage with Linkin Park content online through their own web sites and communities. Viewers get instant access to exclusive content, and can enjoy a rich catalog of live performances and music videos. In addition to keeping in touch with the band, fans use the media player as a form of expression on their own sites, and as a communication tool among other fans. Hosted on more than 20,000 sites across the web, the player empowers Linkin Park fans to own a piece of one of their favorite bands. The band will also use a Meebo Room to enable real-time social interactions between fans during the free streaming event on December 24th. Fans can download the Linkin Park Media Player, which will be featured along with the bandâ€™s Meebo Room. Linkin Park will also integrate the Meebo Room into linkinpark.com on a permanent basis to let fans continue conversations about the band that began during the DVD showing.
Originally posted on December 23, 2008 @ 11:48 am