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16 Jun

311's New Album Uplifter is Streaking Up the Charts

311's new album "Uplifter" was just released on June 2, 2009 and has debuted #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart; the top charting position for the band in its 19 year history. "Uplifter", produced by Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, etc) is 311's first album in nearly 4 years, and first with producer Bob Rock. The first radio single "Hey You" has reached #3 on the Alternative Rock chart. The second single "It's Alright" was released to radio on June 15.

Uplifter: Standard cd features 12 songs and Deluxe Edition cd/dvd features 12 songs, 2 new bonus tracks, plus a DVD with an 80 minute documentary "The Road to 311 Day" . The documentary follows the band & their fans for the week leading up to the 3-11 Day concert in New Orleans, and also includes 8 live songs from the concert, as well as interviews, backstage footage, etc.

311 is on tour now, headlining amphitheatres nationwide. The band's Summer Unity Tour spans June 3 - July 12. Special guest is Ziggy Marley and opener The Expendables. More info at 311.com/shows.

For the past five years 311 have headlined their summer Unity Tour in ampitheatres across the country....drawing crowds of 14,000+ people in Atlanta, Boston, DC, New Jersey, Los Angeles...and over 10,0000+ people in St. Louis, West Palm, Charlotte, VA Beach, Denver, etc. Support acts on past five Unity Tours have included Snoop Dogg, The Roots, The Wailers, Papa Roach, O.A.R. and Matisyahu.

* For more info on new album and tours, visit 311.com
* For press releases, promo photos, logos, bio visit 311.com/presspack2009