mtvU to Present Distillers’ Tour


MTV Networks’ 24-hour college network, mtvU, said Monday that it will present punk-rock quartet The Distillers’ 2004 North American tour.

The 26-date tour kicks off at the Metro in Chicago Thursday, March 25, and runs through Sunday, April 25, when the band will appear at University of California-Santa Barbara’s The Hub.

mtvU will air an exclusive interview with the band, along with spots promoting the tour and its dates. The network’s Web site ( will also present information on the tour and the band, along with pictures from the road and exclusive video.

"There is so much music making a buzz on college campuses, we are really looking forward to supporting a variety of artists this spring through mtvU’s tours and events," senior director of marketing Lori Raimondo said in a prepared statement.