PlayStation 2 Hooks Up With Ozzfest
May 30, 2002, 12:00 AM
After Microsoft’s Xbox announced last month that it will hit the road with the Warped Tour, Sony has announced that its PlayStation(R)2 brand is the title sponsor for Ozzfest 2002. The Ozzfest 2002 tour, produced and promoted by Clear Channel Entertainment, kicks-off on July 6 in Bristow, Virginia and travels to 28 U.S. markets featuring a lineup of heavy metal's top artists, including Ozzy Osbourne, System of A Down, Rob Zombie, POD, Drowning Pool, Adema, Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society, The Apex Theory, Mushroomhead, Soil and more. During the tour, PlayStation 2 will sponsor local radio promotions such as ticket and game giveaways to coincide with the concerts for all of the venues. In addition, PlayStation 2 will also offer a free trip for two to the final show of the tour in Dallas, Texas on September 8. This free-trip giveaway will include a two night hotel stay, a PlayStation 2 autographed by Ozzy Osbourne, PlayStation 2 games, reserved tickets to Ozzfest, the opportunity to meet a participating Ozzfest band and member of the Osbourne family. To enter for the free trip giveaway, fans must visit http://www.scea.com/ beginning June 2002.