PLATINUM-SELLING BAND IMAGINE DRAGONS ANNOUNCE FIRST-EVER HEADLINING TOUR FOR SPRING 2013

PLATINUM-SELLING BAND IMAGINE DRAGONS ANNOUNCE FIRST-EVER HEADLINING TOUR FOR
                                 SPRING 2013

THIS YEAR'S BREAKOUT ARTISTS ARE RIDING HIGH ON MILLION-SELLING SINGLE "IT'S
TIME" AND LATEST SINGLE "RADIOACTIVE," IMPACTING MODERN ROCK RADIO

NEW VIDEO FOR "RADIOACTIVE" PREMIERES TODAY ON VEVO

PR Newswire

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2012

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's breakout rock
band Imagine Dragons, who have captivated fans across the globe with their
platinum-selling single "It's Time," will continue their bid for world
domination with their first-ever headlining North American tour with Atlas
Genius supporting. The band has announced a U.S. and Canadian Spring 2013 tour
that includes stops at NYC's Roseland Ballroom and L.A's Wiltern. Tickets can
be purchased through Live Nation by going to their tour tab
http://cncrt.ly/NightVisionsTour.

Imagine Dragons are touring in support of their full-length debut album Night
Visions (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records) which debuted at No. 2 on the
Billboard Album chart selling more than 83,000 copies — the best first-week
sales for a full-length album by a new rock band since May 2006. Night Visions
also climbed to No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Albums chart. In its review,
Billboard said that Night Visions "delivers its share of high-gloss pleasures,
including the beat-heavy 'Bleeding Out," the rousing 'On Top of the World,'
and 'Tiptoe,' an appealingly mystical number…"

The success of Night Visions has been fueled not only by the band's thrilling
live show while touring the U.S. (with AWOLNATION) and overseas and
high-profile TV appearances (The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel
Live! Late Night with Jimmy Fallon), but also by the first single, "It's
Time." The track is a multi-format hit at radio that has crossed over from
Modern Rock to Top 40, Hot AC, and AAA and reached the Top 5 on Billboard's
Alternative and Rock charts after being used in a trailer for the motion
picture The Perks of Being A Wallflower. Entertainment Weekly called "It's
Time" "a perfect misfit anthem," while People Magazine dubbed it "an anthem
with a rich melody that's infectious but gritty." Raved USA Today: "Imagine
Dragons has learned to craft the massive choruses and propulsive rhythms
needed to take a rock band into arenas."

The second single from Night Visions is "Radioactive," which is currently
climbing the Modern Rock chart. The eye-popping video, which was directed by
Syndrome (Eminem, Ke$ha, The Black Eyed Peas), premieres today on Vevo, and
features actors Lou Diamond Phillips (Southland), Alexandra Daddario
(Parenthood), and the puppeteers by the studio Puppet Heap (The Walt Disney
Company, The Daily Show). The concept revolves around a mysterious female
drifter who is on a quest to save her friends (Imagine Dragons) from the
perils of a sinister, underground puppet-fighting ring. The video can be seen
here: http://www.youtube.com/imaginedragonsvevo.

Imagine Dragons upcoming tour dates are as follows:

02/08  Tempe, AZ      The Marquee
02/09 Las Vegas, NV     The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
02/11  Dallas, TX House of Blues
02/12 Houston, TX     House of Blues
02/14 Atlanta, GA     The Tabernacle
02/15  Lake Buena Vista, FL     House of Blues – Orlando
02/16 Asheville, NC    The Orange Peel
02/18  Philadelphia, PA  The Electric Factory
02/22 Silver Spring, MD  The Fillmore
02/23 New York, NY         Roseland Ballroom
02/25 Boston, MA      House of Blues
02/27 Toronto, ON       Sound Academy
02/28  Indianapolis, IN       Egyptian Room
03/01  Detroit, MI      The Fillmore Detroit
03/02 Milwaukee, WI        The Rave
03/04 Chicago, IL    House of Blues
03/06  St. Louis, MO      The Pageant
03/08 Minneapolis, MN    Varsity Theater
03/09 Winnipeg, MB    Garrick Centre
03/11  Edmonton, AB            The Starlite Room
03/12 Calgary, AB       MacEwan Ballroom
03/14  Vancouver, BC     Commodore Ballroom*
03/15 Portland, OR          Roseland
03/18 San Diego, CA         House of Blues
03/19 Anaheim, CA     House of Blues
03/20   Los Angeles, CA   The Wiltern
03/22 Salt Lake City, UT    The Complex
03/23  Denver, CO     The Fillmore Auditorium
*w/o Atlas Genius

IMAGINE DRAGONS are: Dan Reynolds (vocals), Wayne Sermon (guitar), Ben McKee
(bass), Daniel Platzman (drums).

www.imaginedragonsmusic.com

http://www.facebook.com/ImagineDragons

http://twitter.com/imaginedragons

http://www.youtube.com/user/ImagineDragons

SOURCE Interscope Records

Contact: Hillary.siskind@umusic.com
 
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