™ returns to SXSW as a 2013 Super Sponsor
™ returns to SXSW as a 2013 Super Sponsor

The band's front man, Eric Violette, will be in Austin
meeting fans, attending events and intending to surprise some lucky SXSW

PR Newswire

COSTA MESA, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2013

COSTA MESA, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Get
ready, Austin, is back for more music and fun at SXSW.
For the third consecutive year, is a SXSW Super Sponsor.
This year Eric Violette, the lead member of the infamous
band, joins the rest of the team to mingle with attendees—in addition to
participating in a few surprises has planned.

During the five-day Music Showcase, Voilette will share his experiences via
social media channels such as Twitter (@creditscore), Facebook
( and Instagram (@fcsdotcom). In addition, he
will make every effort to add to the SXSW experience for a few lucky attendees
and fans, who are encouraged to watch for the well-liked commercial
personality and interact with him at different venues. SXSW attendees also can
follow @creditscore and #faceinthecrowd on Twitter for updates on his
whereabouts and activities.

"SXSW is the place to be," said Ken Chaplin, senior vice president of
marketing for "The energy, music and action are amazing.
We're very proud to be a SXSW Super Sponsor once again. Obviously, music—from
the band to our most recent ads featuring Bret Michaels
performing a serenade—continues to play a very important role in our

Concert goers and festival attendees can relax and pick up fun promotional
items at the lounge, found on the main floor of the IFC
Crossroads House. The exclusive lounge and seating area will be one of the
primary hubs where attendees can interact with the brand.

"The band is strongly linked to our brand," said Chaplin.
"It's a natural fit to bring Eric to SXSW and capitalize on the connection
people have with our commercials."

Follow on twitter (@creditscore) and Facebook

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