March 28, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will kick off a new, exclusive series "Alt Nation Ping Pong Throwdown" on
Tuesday, April 16
with Grammy® Award-winning rock band Muse.
SiriusXM's Alt Nation team and Muse, both ping pong fans, invite listeners to enter for the chance to play ping pong with Muse in the SiriusXM studios.
The "Alt Nation Ping Pong Throwdown" will air live on Alt Nation, channel 36, on
Tuesday, April 16
1:00 pm ET
. During the live ping pong match, SiriusXM listeners will hear music hand-selected by Muse: songs by some of the band's favorite artists as well as music from their six studio albums, including their recent album
The 2 nd Law
, which features the hit singles "Madness" and "Panic Station."
"We know the guys are avid fans of ping pong, and we know Alt Nation listeners are massive fans of Muse, this makes perfect sense!," said
, Director, Music Programming, SiriusXM. "We are excited to offer Alt Nation listeners the opportunity to meet and possibly dominate (at ping pong) one of the biggest bands on Earth."
SiriusXM listeners will have the chance to participate in the "Alt Nation Ping Pong Throwdown" with Muse by following @AltNation on Twitter and tweeting the hashtag #PongNation to enter to win. See Official Rules for additional details about this opportunity at
Thursday, March 28
The winner of the "Alt Nation Ping Pong Throwdown" featuring Muse will win a pair of tickets to Muse's show on
Tuesday, April 16
at Madison Square Garden.
After the broadcast, "Alt Nation Ping Pong Throwdown featuring Muse" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for listeners listening via the
SiriusXM Internet Radio App
for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at
for more info on SiriusXM On Demand.
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