Today Taco Bell® announced 100 bands that made the 2009 Feed the Beat™ lineup, which included Solid State Records’ Haste the Day. Celebrating its fourth year, Feed the Beat provides free food and marketing support to America’s up-and-coming rock acts.

This year, in addition to Haste the Day, touring bands from across the nation, including The All-American Rejects, Boys Like Girls, Forever The Sickest Kids, We The Kings, Atreyu, Owl City and more, will receive $500 in Taco Bell Bucks for free Fourthmeal, the late night meal between dinner and breakfast. More than just free food, bands also receive important marketing support for their music. Haste the Day is giving back to their community by donating a portion of their Taco Bell Bucks to a local Indiana non-profit, Wheeler Mission Ministries. For more information on this mission, visit their site http://www.wmm.org/.

With their Taco Bell® Bucks in hand, Haste the Day is hitting the road starting on Friday with the Napalm & Noise Tour beginning in Illinois (dates/markets below) with All That Remains, The Devil Wars Prada and Story of the Year.  Haste the Day is available for interviews and tour reviews are available upon request and approval.  Contact: Lori Mahon for media inquires.  For more information and tour locations visit the band’s MySpace (www.myspace.com/hastetheday) and Twitter: @hastetheday.

About Feed the Beat™Music fans will be able to discover each Feed the Beat band on Taco Bell’s Virtual Music Festival Web site (www.feedthebeat.com) which showcases their music and exclusive content created for the site. Feed the Beat bands were chosen by a panel of judges based on performance and musicianship, originality and material selection, and overall appeal and personality. Bands also had the opportunity to express their passion for Taco Bell and share stories about eating Fourthmeal while touring.To get the most up-to-date information and announcements, follow @FeedTheBeat on Twitter or go to the Feed The Beat Facebook page.

*All tour dates subject to change
Nov 20 2009 6:00P Elgin, Illinois
Nov 21 2009 6:00P Grand Rapids, Michigan
Nov 22 2009 6:00P Louisville, Kentucky
Nov 23 2009 6:00P Rochester, New York
Nov 24 2009 6:00P Buffalo, New York
Nov 25 2009 6:00P Cincinnati, Ohio
Nov 27 2009 6:00P Columbus, Ohio
Nov 28 2009 6:00P Indianapolis, Indiana
Nov 29 2009 6:00P Des Moines, Iowa
Nov 30 2009 6:00P Omaha, Nebraska
Dec 4 2009 Ennepetal, Germany, Christmas Rock Night
Dec 9 2009 6:00P Anaheim, California
Dec 10 2009 6:00P Ventura, California
Dec 11 2009 6:00P San Diego, California
Dec 12 2009 6:00P Tucson, Arizona
Dec 13 2009 6:00P El Paso, Texas
Dec 15 2009 6:00P Austin, Texas
Dec 16 2009 6:00P Corpus Christi, Texas
Dec 18 2009 6:00P Nashville, Tennessee
Dec 19 2009 6:00P Raleigh, North Carolina
Dec 20 2009 6:00P Norfolk, Virginia
Dec 21 2009 6:00P Allentown, Pennsylvania


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