Free-To-Play Social Slots Experience Gives Aerosmith Fans New Ways to Engage with Their Favorite Band
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – May 17, 2017 – Fans of Aerosmith and online social slots players alike are now able to experience the band in a completely new way with the launch today of an Aerosmith-themed slot in Zynga’s free-to-play game Hit It Rich! Slots. The game is available today on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android devices.
The new Aerosmith social slot machine combines casino-style graphics and sounds with the most popular Aerosmith tunes of all time. Leading social game developer Zynga brought the Aerosmith Hit It Rich! Slots game to life through a licensing partnership with Epic Rights, the band’s global brand management company.
“Zynga has taken the personality and attitude of Aerosmith the band and translated it to a mobile game experience,” explained Aerosmith’s Joe Perry. “The social aspect is very cool. I’m sure we’ll be seeing high-score challenges waged in-game amongst all of our fans around the globe.
“Zynga is a leader in mobile social game development, which is why the Band chose to develop with them this unique extension of the Aerosmith brand,” added Dell Furano Epic Rights CEO. “The release of the Aerosmith social slot machine coincides with the band’s Aero-Vederci Baby! Tour and delivers on the brand’s promise to share unique and exciting experiences with their fans across all media platforms.”
The Aerosmith Hit It Rich! slot machine blends authentic Vegas-style slots gameplay with the music and imagery fans of Aerosmith know and love. From extra wilds and bonus games to free spins, the Aerosmith machine creates a new way for fans to engage with the band.
Coming off a series of sold-out shows in South America, Aerosmith heads to Europe and the Middle East with the Aero-Vederci Baby! Tour:
May 17 – Tel Aviv, Israel
May 20 – Batumi, Georgia
May 23 – Moscow, Russia
May 26 – Munich, Germany
May 30 – Berlin, Germany
June 2 – Krakow, Poland
June 5 – Copenhagen, Denmark
June 8 – Solvesborg, Sweden
June 11 – Donington Park, UK
June 14 – Dublin, Ireland
June 17 – Clisson, France
June 20 – Cologne, Germany
June 23 – Florence, Italy
June 26 – Lisbon, Portugal
June 29 – Madrid, Spain
July 2 – Barcelona, Spain
July 5 – Zurich, Switzerland
July 8 – Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Aerosmith’s also offering fans once-in-a-lifetime VIP Experience packages - the "Don´t Want to Miss a Thing" package that includes a meet and greet and photo opportunity with Steven Tyler and Joe Perry as well as an autographed photo, exclusive Aerosmith 2017 picture frame; and the "Live from the Tuning Room" package that includes a Q&A session and personal photo with Brad Whitford and Tom Hamilton, a chance to actually join the Aerosmith axmen for a jam session using their equipment! Both VIP packages also include an Aerosmith Tour Merchandise item and a commemorative Aerosmith Tour laminate as well as a general admission or reserved seat ticket to the concert.
For more information about the Aero-Verderci Baby! Tour, or to purchase your VIP Tour package, visit http://www.aerosmith.com/tour
For more than 45 years, Aerosmith has been the quintessential Rock & Roll band, becoming one of the most influential and loved groups in the world, due to their mass appeal, unforgettable songs and groundbreaking live shows.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, selling over 150 million albums, winning countless awards (including four Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, six Billboard Awards, and 12 MTV Awards), Aerosmith are beloved worldwide. Over the past 45 years, the members of Aerosmith -- Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton and Brad Whitford -- have earned an incredible 95 gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications from the RIAA for the group's albums, singles, and videos (the biggest ever tally for a USA act).
Throughout their career, Aerosmith have been at the forefront of the rock world. From early hits such as Dream On, Sweet Emotion, Toys In the Attic and Back In The Saddle, through to the genre defining Walk This Way (Aerosmith featuring Run DMC), through to massive global hits such as J anie’s Got A Gun, Cryin’, Dude Looks Like A Lady, Love In An Elevator and I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing, Aerosmith are unquestionably one of the ‘must-see’ bands in the world.
About Epic Rights
Epic Rights is a full service global branding, licensing and rights management company dedicated to building celebrities and entertainment brands via its broad global network of retailers, licensees and agents. Working with a roster of top clients and brands, Epic Rights’ services includes licensing/branding, music merchandising, social media management, VIP ticketing and fan clubs. Epic Rights also oversees sponsorships and endorsements, digital archiving of all creative/photos/media assets and manages worldwide e-commerce for its clients in addition to providing in-house legal resources for trademark registration and audit management. Epic Rights is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. For more information, visit: www.epicrights.com .
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