N.E.R.D’s CD Release Skateboard Tour

Los Angeles, CA (February 13, 2003): On March 5th & 6th, kids will be able to check out the new album, Fly or Die, from N.E.R.D. before its release and watch the first and second DVD compilations from the Best of Bluetorch DVD series at ten select skate parks. Giveaways at each of the events will be provided by etnies, Transworld Skateboarding, Nerds® from WONKA®, Astrodeck, Mendo Mate’, Chronic Industries, Virgin Records, and The Lunch Program.

The cities and parks, as well as the times and dates, for each of the Record Release and Screening events are listed below:

Friday, March 5th
Denver — 6 PM @ X Games Skate Park
Dallas — 7 PM @ X Games Skate Park
Atlanta — 7 PM @ X Games Skate Park
Orlando — 7 PM @ Mission Skate Park (This event is the pre-party for the UGP Roots Am Jam to be held the next day.)

Saturday, March 6th
Los Angeles — 3 PM @ Skate Lab
Philadelphia — 3 PM @ X Games Skate Park
St. Louis — 3 PM @ X Games Skate Park
Detroit — 4 PM @ Landslide Skate Park
San Diego — 6 PM @ CV Skate Park
Tampa — 7 PM @ Skate Park of Tampa

N.E.R.D.’s new album, Fly or Die, will be available in stores March 23rd. The group will be on tour with the Black Eyed Peas in March and April. As producers, N.E.R.D.’s Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo are The Neptunes and are best known for their work with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Britney Spears, Busta Rhymes, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard. N.E.R.D.’s last album gave us the hit songs “Lapdance and “Rockstar. The duo recently won a Grammy for Producer(s) of the Year (non-classical). VOTE NOW for N.E.R.D.’s “She Likes to Move on TRL:

Five compilation DVDs will be released for the Best of Bluetorch DVD series collection. Each DVD features footage from the popular action sports television show on Fox Sports Net. The series will feature In-depth athlete profiles on the top pros in skateboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding, BMX, and motocross, including Mike V., Kerry Getz, Gerry Nunn, Kelly Slater, Dave Mirra, Travis Pastrana, and Brian Deegan. Bonus features include exclusive segments from films like Road Fools, Seth-The Hard Way, and Our Turn, and intense crash segments. The first two DVDs in the series are available in stores or at .

A.D.D. Marketing’s The Lunch Program has been turning the action sports industry on to new music for over eight years. Prior skate park record release and screening parties have been held for Haggard, 411 Video Magazine’s Best of Boards, Jane’s Addiction, Yellowcard, Henry Rollins’ Rise Above project, and Outkast’s Grammy-winning Album of the Year, Speakerboxx/The Love Below.