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MUSICBLITZ LAUNCHES HEAVY METAL WEB SITE AND SIGNS DISTRIBUTION DEAL FOR RADIO SHOW WITH TOP-RATED FM STATION

Groundbreaking FM Radio Show Features Exclusive METALBLITZ Music to Expand Reach to Radio and Web Audiences

LOS ANGELES-June 19, 2000- MUSICBLITZ, a music and technology company that funds artists to record exclusive new music and video content, has launched METALBLITZ, a heavy metal Web site and accompanying weekly FM radio show. The company has also inked a distribution deal with 97.1 KLSX-FM in Los Angeles to broadcast the METALBLITZ show weekly.

The concurrent launch of the METALBLITZ Web site (http://www.metalblitz.com) and radio show on a top-rated FM station in Los Angeles will help MUSICBLITZ expand its consumer base and reach a broader audience through a powerful combination of offline and online channels.

METALBLITZ will feature world premieres, interactive features and exclusive music from bands such as Motorhead, Kittie, Biohazard, Static-X, Nashville Pussy, Dio, W.A.S.P. and many others. The radio show will be broadcast on Saturdays from 9:00-10:00 PM on 97.1 KLSX-FM and will be simulcast on the Web. All of the exclusive METALBLITZ songs are also available as free MP3 downloads at www.metalblitz.com.

"Los Angeles has been without a heavy metal station for more than five years and there is an audience of dedicated fans just waiting to be tapped. With its online synergy, METALBLITZ offers a whole new programming approach and gives us a compelling way to reach the heavy metal audience," commented Jack Silver, Program Director from 97.1 KLSX-FM.

Added Bret Moore, MUSICBLITZ vice president of product development, "We're working with some of the best metal bands around to help them record new material and get it out to their fans. The radio show and Web site will work together to provide a new platform for exposing this music, while giving fans a comprehensive online and offline experience spanning the entire genre."

METALBLITZ is the third in a series of genre-specific properties launched by MUSICBLITZ. The others are BLUESBLITZ (http://www.bluesblitz.com)and REGGAEBLITZ (http://www.reggaeblitz.com). MUSICBLITZ's main Web site (http://www.musicblitz.com) features exclusive recordings from established artists in many popular and niche genres. Consumers can download all of these songs for free. The site also contains an in-depth critical directory of the best free and legal music downloads on the Web, artist features and interviews, and Internet radio channels.

About MUSICBLITZ
MUSICBLITZ is a music and technology company that creates exclusive music and video content from established artists for online and offline distribution. Launched in January 2000, MUSICBLITZ has compiled an exclusive catalog of original music and video from more than 100 well-known artists, including Grammy-winning and platinum-selling acts. MUSICBLITZ was also the first company to introduce several Web-based product/service innovations, in addition to building an extensive online and offline marketing and distribution network. Based in Los Angeles, MUSICBLITZ is privately held with investments from the H&Q Global Alliance Technology Fund, Technology Partner's Venture Capital and Ritek.

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