Fort Minor Makes fuse its Homebase

Tune in to fuse’s 7Th Ave Drop on Thanksgiving Day at 9pm ET to See
Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park perform with his side project Fort Minor

New York, NY (November 18, 2005) – fuse the nation’s only viewer-driven, all-music network today announced that it will premiere an exclusive one hour concert on fuse’s 7Th Ave Drop with Fort Minor. Mike Shinoda who is best known by most for his work in the Grammy winning band Linkin Park, lends his vocal power to a side project that lives up to his previous success. Tune into fuse to catch Fort Minor on Thursday, November 24 at 9pm ET.

After touring around the world and selling 35 million albums with Linkin Park, Mike Shinoda quenches his thirst with the taste of something new. With his new venture Fort Minor, Shinoda was given creative freedom with all aspects of his music. His debut album The Rising Tide will break into stores on November 22nd

Shinoda’s rap roots and lyrical power are brought front and center with this unique and powerful hip-hop album. With help from friend and hip-hop legend Jay-Z, Shinoda has created an album that offers a new sound while at the same time staying true to its roots. His first single Petrified has gained excessive radio play around the country while its video has enjoyed a steady rotation on fuse.

This unique and special chance to see Fort Minor perform is only available on fuse. Tune in to 7Th Avenue Drop, the only show where fans can tune in to see top artists perform their new CDs on the day they are released before a live audience at the network’s street-front studio.

Tune in to fuse on DirecTV 339 and EcoStar 158 or check your local listings if you’re a cable subscriber.

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