If you like Slayer, but are afraid of Slayer fans — and who isn’t? — fear not, you can still see the band perform live without having their unwashed masses sweat their misanthropy on you. YeboTV will stream Slayer’s Aug. 25th performance at the San Diego Sports Arena live on the Internet. Slayer fans who prefer a bit of detachment from Slayer Fans can watch from the comforts of their own home or torture chamber via YeboTV’s home page. They can also access the broadcast via EspGuitars.com, Slayer.net or HotTopic.com. The show starts at 8 PM Pacific time and is apart of Slayer’s headlining tour with Marilyn Manson. Read the full story after the jump.
YeboTV TO STREAM SLAYER CONCERT LIVE ON THE WEB FROM THE SAN DIEGO SPORTS ARENA ON AUGUST 25
Real-Time Webcast to be Viewed Globally Through YeboTV.com, Slayer.net, HotTopic.com and esp.com
Los Angeles, CA – August 1, 2007 – YeboT, a next generation web-based TV network, announced today that it will stream Slayer’s concert at the San Diego Sports Arena on Saturday, August 25 starting just before 8:00PM PDT. This will be a live, real-time stream viewable to fans globally on www.YeboTV.com. In addition, fans can access the broadcast on Slayer.net, HotTopic.com, and espguitars.com.
The San Diego concert is a stop on Slayer’s current North American co-headline tour with Marilyn Manson and is in support of the release of Slayer’s “Christ Illusion, Special Limited Edition” CD/DVD (American Recordings) which hit stores on July 24.
“YeboTV is the first of its kind to offer streaming of this magnitude,” said Cheryl Shaver, VP of Music Business Development for YeboTV. “With our cutting edge technology and multiple cameras in-and-around the venue, we can offer Slayer fans the complete experience of being at a live show in real-time.”
In addition to viewing the show live, fans will have a virtual all-access pass to the behind-the-scenes locations and activities leading up to the concert. YeboTV.com will have five cameras posted at various locations at the San Diego Sports Arena, and fans can choose if they want to check out catering, watch the stage be set up, or see the members of Slayer arrive, as examples. In addition, YeboTV will have five video chat rooms where fans can converse about the show in real-time. Details for when these exciting features will go live can be found at the YeboTV.com site.
Beginning tomorrow, August 1, Slayer fans can access daily video updates from the tour on their YeboTV.com profile pages – including interviews with the band and highlights from the tour leading up to the August 25th webcast.
* Stream is viewable globally on multiple sites, including YeboTV.com, Slayer.net, HotTopic.com and espguitars.com
* Multiple cameras inside and around the venue
* Pre-show interviews
* Backstage footage and stage set up
* 5 chat rooms (only on Yebo.TV.com)