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Suretone Records Proudly Announces First Release: Angels and Airwaves' 'We Don't Need To Whisper' Debuts at # 4 on Billboard Top 200.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Just three months after Interscope records announced its joint venture with music industry veteran Jordan Schur and his new label Suretone Records, Suretone /Geffen's first release, Angels and Airwaves' "We Don't Need To Whisper" lands at #4 on the Billboard U.S. Top 200 Chart, scanning 127K units. Taking precedence internationally as well, the album has achieved Gold status in Canada and Silver in the UK debuting at #6 and in Australia at #8.

Tom DeLonge (formerly of blink-182), teaming up with band mates David Kennedy (Box Car Racer), Ryan Sinn (Distillers) and Atom Willard (Offspring/Rocket from the Crypt), deliver a critically acclaimed record that has seen it's first single, "The Adventure," sprint to the top of the Modern Rock Chart as well as receive a tremendous amount of support from MTV, MTV2, Fuse and VH1. Online, the album is powered by a #2 album chart position on iTunes, a Album Preview that streamed over 300,000 times in 5 days, and strong support from Yahoo Music with a Top 10 Rock Chart position for "The Adventure" video and inclusion in Yahoo's Pepsi Smash program.

Leading the pack of summer tours, Angels and Airwaves will hit the road with Taking Back Sunday on a 24 city run kicking off June 22nd, in Jackson, NJ and wrapping up in their home town of San Diego, CA on July 23 (go to for a complete list of dates).

Alongside Angels and Airwaves, Suretone releases for the remainder of the year include The Pink Spiders' debut album "Teenage Grafitti" (produced by Ric Ocasek) which will hit stores on August 1st. You can catch the Pink Spiders on this summer's Warped Tour. Next is Rooney's sophomore album due out in early September. Rooney will join Kelly Clarkson as her main support for her summer tour. New Found Glory follows Rooney with an album due out on October 10th. Look for them to start a massive headlining tour in September. Later in the year Suretone will release Weezer's greatest hits that will feature several new tracks. On October 31st, Halloween, Suretone plans to release a new studio album by The Cure.

In 2007, Suretone's calendar features the release of debut albums from its artists Headway, Eastern Conference Champions and Manic.

CONTACT: Jim Merlis of Geffen Records, +1-310-865-0570,

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