Ticketmaster and Pantera Join Forces to Offer Advance Concert Tickets To the Band's Upcoming 'Extreme Steel' Tour on Wednesday, April 18th

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Ticketmaster

    LOS ANGELES, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ticketmaster, (Nasdaq:   TMCS) the
 leading ticketing and access company, and Pantera, the band the New York Times
 has credited with creating "its own phenomenon," have joined forces to create
 a custom online ticket presale.  Pantera fans will have the opportunity to
 purchase advance online tickets, prior to the public on-sale of the "Extreme
 Steel" North American tour featuring headliners Pantera with special guests
 Slayer, Static-X, Skrape and Morbid Angel.
     Fans may register for the presale at www.extremesteel.ticketmaster.com
 beginning April 11th.  They will then receive a special password that, on
 April 18th, will allow them to purchase tickets for the show/s of their
 choice.  Additionally, fans that register through Ticketmaster's presale will
 be entered to win a custom Washburn guitar autographed by Pantera.
     The much-anticipated month-long tour kicks off June 20th in New Haven,
 Connecticut and is presently scheduled to go through July 26th in Vancouver,
 BC.  For additional information on Pantera and the "Extreme Steel" tour visit
 Pantera's website at www.pantera.com.
 
 
          Pantera ... Slayer ... Static-X ... Skrape ... Morbid Angel
                             The Extreme Steel Tour
 
     DATE             CITY                  VENUE             PRESALE  ONSALE
 
     6/20        New Haven, CT         New Haven Coliseum       4/18     4/20
     6/21        Uniondale, NY         Nassau Coliseum          NA       NOW
     6/22        Philadelphia, PA      First Union Center       4/12     4/14
     6/23        Worcester, MA         Centrum                  4/12     4/13
     6/25        Hamilton, ONT         Copps Coliseum           4/18     4/20
     6/27        Huntington, WV        Civic Arena              4/18     4/28
     6/29        Grand Rapids, MI      Van Andel Arena          4/18     4/21
     6/30        Detroit, MI           Cobo Arena               4/18     4/20
     7/1         Cleveland, OH         CSU Center               4/11     4/13
     7/3         Chicago, IL           Allstate Arena           4/18     4/20
     7/5         St. Paul, MN          Excel Energy Center      4/18     4/21
     7/6         Fargo, ND             FargoDome                4/18     4/22
     7/8         Cedar Rapids, IA      US Cellular Center       4/18     4/21
     7/9         Kansas City, MO       Municipal Auditorium     4/18     4/21
     7/11        Denver, CO            Denver Coliseum          4/18     4/21
     7/14        Dallas, TX            Smirnoff Music Center    4/18     4/21
     7/17        Phoenix, AZ           America West Arena       4/18     4/20
     7/19        Long Beach, CA        Long Beach Arena         4/12     4/14
     7/21        San Diego, CA         Cox Arena                4/11     4/13
     7/22        Bakersfield, CA       Centennial Gardens       4/18     4/21
     7/23        San Jose, CA          San Jose Arena           4/18     4/22
     7/25        Tacoma, WA            Tacoma Dome              4/18     4/21
     7/26        Vancouver, BC         Pacific Coliseum         4/18     4/27
 
     Dates and cities subject to change.
 
     About Ticketmaster:
     Ticketmaster (Nasdaq:   TMCS) operates the world's leading ticketing
 service; selling 83 million tickets valued at more than 3.5 billion dollars,
 through approximately 3,500 retail Ticket Center outlets; 16 worldwide
 telephone call centers; and ticketmaster.com.  Ticketmaster serves more than
 6,200 clients worldwide and acts as the exclusive ticketing service for
 hundreds of leading arenas, stadiums, performing arts venues, and theaters.
 The Company also operates Citysearch, a leading online local network enabling
 people to get the most out of their city, and Match.com, the premier online
 matchmaking service.  Located in Los Angeles, California, Ticketmaster is
 majority owned by USA Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:   USAI) and is a division of its
 Information and Services unit.  Ticketmaster was formed through the
 combination of the operations of Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch and
 Ticketmaster Corporation in January 2001 and renamed Ticketmaster.
 
 

SOURCE Ticketmaster
    LOS ANGELES, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ticketmaster, (Nasdaq:   TMCS) the
 leading ticketing and access company, and Pantera, the band the New York Times
 has credited with creating "its own phenomenon," have joined forces to create
 a custom online ticket presale.  Pantera fans will have the opportunity to
 purchase advance online tickets, prior to the public on-sale of the "Extreme
 Steel" North American tour featuring headliners Pantera with special guests
 Slayer, Static-X, Skrape and Morbid Angel.
     Fans may register for the presale at www.extremesteel.ticketmaster.com
 beginning April 11th.  They will then receive a special password that, on
 April 18th, will allow them to purchase tickets for the show/s of their
 choice.  Additionally, fans that register through Ticketmaster's presale will
 be entered to win a custom Washburn guitar autographed by Pantera.
     The much-anticipated month-long tour kicks off June 20th in New Haven,
 Connecticut and is presently scheduled to go through July 26th in Vancouver,
 BC.  For additional information on Pantera and the "Extreme Steel" tour visit
 Pantera's website at www.pantera.com.
 
 
          Pantera ... Slayer ... Static-X ... Skrape ... Morbid Angel
                             The Extreme Steel Tour
 
     DATE             CITY                  VENUE             PRESALE  ONSALE
 
     6/20        New Haven, CT         New Haven Coliseum       4/18     4/20
     6/21        Uniondale, NY         Nassau Coliseum          NA       NOW
     6/22        Philadelphia, PA      First Union Center       4/12     4/14
     6/23        Worcester, MA         Centrum                  4/12     4/13
     6/25        Hamilton, ONT         Copps Coliseum           4/18     4/20
     6/27        Huntington, WV        Civic Arena              4/18     4/28
     6/29        Grand Rapids, MI      Van Andel Arena          4/18     4/21
     6/30        Detroit, MI           Cobo Arena               4/18     4/20
     7/1         Cleveland, OH         CSU Center               4/11     4/13
     7/3         Chicago, IL           Allstate Arena           4/18     4/20
     7/5         St. Paul, MN          Excel Energy Center      4/18     4/21
     7/6         Fargo, ND             FargoDome                4/18     4/22
     7/8         Cedar Rapids, IA      US Cellular Center       4/18     4/21
     7/9         Kansas City, MO       Municipal Auditorium     4/18     4/21
     7/11        Denver, CO            Denver Coliseum          4/18     4/21
     7/14        Dallas, TX            Smirnoff Music Center    4/18     4/21
     7/17        Phoenix, AZ           America West Arena       4/18     4/20
     7/19        Long Beach, CA        Long Beach Arena         4/12     4/14
     7/21        San Diego, CA         Cox Arena                4/11     4/13
     7/22        Bakersfield, CA       Centennial Gardens       4/18     4/21
     7/23        San Jose, CA          San Jose Arena           4/18     4/22
     7/25        Tacoma, WA            Tacoma Dome              4/18     4/21
     7/26        Vancouver, BC         Pacific Coliseum         4/18     4/27
 
     Dates and cities subject to change.
 
     About Ticketmaster:
     Ticketmaster (Nasdaq:   TMCS) operates the world's leading ticketing
 service; selling 83 million tickets valued at more than 3.5 billion dollars,
 through approximately 3,500 retail Ticket Center outlets; 16 worldwide
 telephone call centers; and ticketmaster.com.  Ticketmaster serves more than
 6,200 clients worldwide and acts as the exclusive ticketing service for
 hundreds of leading arenas, stadiums, performing arts venues, and theaters.
 The Company also operates Citysearch, a leading online local network enabling
 people to get the most out of their city, and Match.com, the premier online
 matchmaking service.  Located in Los Angeles, California, Ticketmaster is
 majority owned by USA Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:   USAI) and is a division of its
 Information and Services unit.  Ticketmaster was formed through the
 combination of the operations of Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch and
 Ticketmaster Corporation in January 2001 and renamed Ticketmaster.
 
 SOURCE  Ticketmaster