BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND- LIVE!
Documentary Screening to be held April 24th at Los Angeles’ Whisky A Go Go
Los Angeles, CA (March 27, 2013) – The release of BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND, a film called by Artist Direct “the most powerful documentary of the decade,” will be celebrated in grand style with an event entitled BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND – LIVE! Featuring many of the stars of the film’s soundtrack, the proceeds of the event on April 24, 2013 will benefit the Boot Campaign, a national 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to showing tangible appreciation for our active military, raising awareness of the challenges they face upon return and supporting their transition home. Main sponsor Chill.com will bring this event to the Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles, CA.
The event will feature a screening of part of the documentary, a Q&A with the film maker, an all-star jam featuring David Ellefson, Pete Murray, Sal Giancarelli (Staind), Neil Godfrey (LoPro), Troy McLawhorn (Evanescence) and will be headlined by the band EYE EMPIRE. A taste of the music from the soundtrack can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SenZ_hSN_U&feature=youtu.be (The track is “No Words” Featuring Mike Mushok, Pete Murray, David Ellefson and Sal G.)
EYE EMPIRE features Corey Lowery (Stuck Mojo/Stereomud/Dark New Day) and B.C. Kochmit (Switched) and Ryan Bennett (Texas Hippie Coalition) as well as military veteran, Donald ‘DC’ Carpenter (Submersed) who says of his band’s involvement in the project “I have always been sensitive to issues that face our troops Stateside & abroad. When our good friend Fran mentioned that he & Aaron (Lewis of Staind) were going to be making this film & that he would like for us to be involved with the music, we were very humbled.” Their latest album, IMPACT, is available via their store on http://eyeempire.storenvy.com/ now.
The Boot Campaign is a national 501c3 patriotic movement that is dedicated to showing tangible appreciation of our active military, raising awareness of the challenges they face upon return and supporting their transition home. Through the sale of its signature military combat boots, general public donations, and corporate sponsorship, the Boot Campaign operates five distinct initiatives — Housing, Jobs, Family Support, Urgent Assistance and Wellness– that are caring for military personnel, past and present, healing from a variety of physical and emotional combat wounds, embodying the campaign motto that, “When They Come Back, We Give Back”.
Major Sponsor, Chill, is the premier video platform and marketplace to find entertainment content distributed for a global audience direct from artists, comedians and filmmakers. Consumers can stream or download-to-own top films, docs, series and comedy specials in HD quality to any device and transact worldwide. Chill recently released the critically acclaimed Maria Bamford: Special, Special, Special. Based in Los Angeles, CA, the company is backed by venture funding from Kleiner Perkins, William Morris Endeavor (WME), 500 Startups, Redpoint Ventures, Crunchfund, Science Media, Troy Carter and Atlas Venture. Chill is founded by Brian Norgard and Daniel Gould
For further information on the film or the event, or press passes please contact Jamie Roberts at 917-334-4130 or firstname.lastname@example.org