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Panic! At The Disco to play before Game 5 of Cup Final

Details of Las Vegas-based band's performance to be revealed on NHL social media platforms

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

LAS VEGAS - Award-winning, internationally acclaimed rock band Panic! At The Disco will give a special performance at an iconic Las Vegas location on Thursday, June 7 to celebrate Game 5 of the 2018 Stanley Cup® Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals, the National Hockey League (NHL®) announced today. The time and location of the performance will be released via Twitter (@NHL) and on Thursday.

The Golden Knights will face the Capitals on Thursday, June 7 at 5 p.m. PT at T-Mobile Arena. Portions of Panic! At The Disco's performance will air during the game broadcast on NBC in the U.S. and on CBC, Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada. Fans can join the conversation by using the official hashtag #StanleyCup.

Panic! At The Disco's next album, Pray For The Wicked, will be released on June 22 via Fueled by Ramen/DCD2 Records. The album's latest single, "High Hopes," is featured in 2018 Stanley Cup® Final promos. Pray For The Wicked follows their critically acclaimed fifth album, Death Of A Bachelor, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart and was nominated for Best Rock Album at the 2017 GRAMMY® Awards. The RIAA platinum-selling release was the highest selling rock album and fourth-highest selling album released in 2016, according to Nielsen Soundscan. DOAB has also spawned RIAA certified gold singles "Hallelujah," "LA Devotee," Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time," and platinum singles "Death Of A Bachelor," "Emperor's New Clothes," and "Victorious."

The band's Gold-certified fourth studio album, Too Weird To Live, Too Rare to Die!, was released in October 2013, and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. Panic! At The Disco's previous albums include 2005's double-platinum A Fever You Can't Sweat Out, 2008's Gold-certified Pretty. Odd., which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, and Vices & Virtues, which debuted at No. 7. Panic! At The Disco have been nominated for multiple awards, including a GRAMMY, Teen Choice Award, Alternative Press Music Award, Kerrang! Award, and MTV Video Music Award. At the MTV VMAs in 2006, they won the highly coveted Video of the Year trophy for the video for their smash "I Write Sins Not Tragedies." Most recently, frontman Brendon Urie starred as Charlie Price in the TONY Award-winning Broadway hit Kinky Boots.

Panic! At The Disco is headed out on their U.S. arena Pray For The Wicked Tour, kicking off on July 11 in Minneapolis, Minn., and will visit major markets throughout the summer before concluding in the band's hometown of Las Vegas on August 18 at T-Mobile Arena.

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