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Let your hair down and the head banging begin as the Gods of Rock are here once again! FOX History & Entertainment announces the return of HISTORY ROCKS with its fifth season. HISTORY ROCKS V promises to be much bigger, much better and much LOUDER than all its previous avatars. This season is dedicated to the Woodstock Generation, to music and peace! Premiering on the channel on 2nd April 2011, this 12 part series allows music lovers a peek into the lives of rock legends of this generation and their biggest concerts. This time, the series offers hotter riffs, cooler concerts, top of the order rock bands and their thrilling stories! Rocking your world this season are Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Dire Straits, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and much more…
Commenting on the return of Ramon Chibb, Senior Vice President Content – FOX History & Entertainment, said, “History Rocks, one of the most loved and sought-after series on our channel, is back on popular demand with its fifth season. We are eager to engage rock fans with the best rock music out there, showcasing the much loved Woodstock Generation. The series is a unique combination of concerts, documentaries, stories of rock legends and their days of classic rock. This season is dedicated to the ultimate sound of popular rockers such as Pink Floyd, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones to name a few. So tune-in to know what makes your favourite rock legend the God of Rock.”
As part of the on-ground activation of HISTORY ROCKS V, FOX History & Entertainment has organized 5 rocking concerts: 21 April in Mumbai, 22 April in Pune, 27 April in Bengaluroo, 28 April in Hyderabad and 29 April in Delhi, at the hep and happening Hard Rock Cafes in these cities. The series will be promoted online through a exclusive ‘Contest Application’ on Facebook to drive engagement. The contest will be promoted online on FOX History & Entertainment and Hard Rock Cafe websites. FOX History & Entertainment has partnered with Hard Rock Café to host an exclusive contest around the series. The contest will be co-branded on Facebook and the gratification thereon would include an all expenses paid trip for 5 couples to catch the Hard Rock 40th Anniversary concert live in London. The contest will be promoted through ads on Facebook, promotions on air, online on the channel’s and Hard Rock Café’s websites, radio and through frequent posts on various social networking sites.
What’s more – FOX History & Entertainment, in association with Sony Music will release a special HISTORY ROCKS V album capturing the best of the Woodstock Generation. This 5 CD boxed album will showcase 100 great songs and promises to be a rockers delight. The album will be launched at one of the HISTORY ROCKS concerts.