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AXS TV's 'THE WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS' Fourth Season Premieres September 9 At 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT

The 12-Episode Season Debuts with Justin Shandor, an Acclaimed Elvis Tribute Artist and Includes Ozzmania on Halloween Week - Plus Two 90 Minute Specials

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tribute band phenomenon returns to AXS TV–cable's premier music entertainment channel–September 9 for the fourth season premiere of THE WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS, a weekly live concert series celebrating the music from iconic artists in history. Host and executive producer Katie Daryl introduces an all-new lineup of tribute bands, performing live each week from the world famous Whisky A Go-Go club in Hollywood. The season kicks off with acclaimed Elvis Presley tribute artist Justin Shandor on September 9 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT in a special, 90-minute tribute to the "King of Rock and Roll."

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In addition to classic rock favorites such as Pyromania: a Tribute to Def Leppard (Sep. 16), Dog N Butterfly: a Tribute to Heart (Oct. 7), and Fan Halen: a Tribute to Van Halen (Oct. 14), this season of THE WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS gives viewers a two-for-one special Sept. 30 as the music of Billy Joel and Elton John is performed dueling pianos-style by "Billy Joel 2 Elton John." Other special episodes include "Ozzmania," who take the stage Oct. 28, just in time for Halloween, to pay tribute to Ozzy Osborne and Black Sabbath, and "Bostyx" (Nov. 4) as one group captures the sounds of two epic bands: Boston and Styx.

"This season, we will not only deliver another full line-up of amazing tribute bands, but we've also mixed things up, offering incredible music experiences that could only happen through the power of the tribute," said Daryl. "Nowhere else will you hear the music of Billy Joel and Elton John going head-to-head live or see one band take on the music of two rock legends like Boston and Styx, with a lead singer who actually tours with Boston."

Fans in the Los Angeles area can attend live broadcasts of THE WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS for free. Tickets are available at www.greatesttributebands.eventbrite.com.

The season's concert schedule is as follows:

Sept. 9 - Justin Shandor: a Tribute to Elvis ***Extended Version***
Sept. 16 - Pyromania: a Tribute to Def Leppard
Sept. 23 - Fortunate Son: a Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival
Sept. 30 - Billy Joel 2 Elton John: a Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John ***Extended Version***
Oct. 7 - Dog N Butterfly: a Tribute to Heart
Oct. 14 - Fan Halen: a Tribute to Van Halen
Oct. 28 - Ozzmania: a Tribute to Ozzy Osborne & Black Sabbath
Nov. 4 - Bostyx: a Tribute to Boston & Styx
Nov. 11 - The Ten Band: a Tribute to Pearl Jam
Nov. 18 – Southbound and Company: a Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd
Nov. 25 – Blonde Day: a Tribute to Blondie
Dec. 2 - Super Diamond: a Tribute to Neil Diamond

ABOUT THE WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS
THE WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS, hosted by AXS TV's Katie Daryl, comes to viewers live every Tuesday at 11 p.m. ET | 8 p.m. PT from the world famous "Whisky A Go-Go" club on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tribute bands are front and center in this live music series. From The Rolling Stones and The Beatles to Nirvana and ABBA, the show has tribute bands so authentic viewers won't believe their eyes or ears!

ABOUT AXS TV
Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing the best in music programming and festivals, comedy performances, current events and mixed martial arts promotions. AXS TV is a partnership between Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available in the United States via AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS, and other cable, satellite and telco providers. The network is also distributed in Canada and the Caribbean. For more information, visit the website, www.axs.tv; go to the Facebook page here and follow the company on Twitter, @axstv; on Instagram Tumblr  and YouTube.

AXS TV's companion network, HDNET Movies, is a linear TV channel and VOD service that delivers the ultimate film watching experience -- uncut and uninterrupted -- in high definition. Launched in 2003, HDNET Movies programs a diverse slate of box-office hits spanning the 1950s to 2000s. The network is widely distributed by major cable, telco and satellite TV providers in the U.S. For further information, visit www.hdnetmovies.com. 

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