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Rock classics drive motorists over the limit!

12th April

Guns N Roses, Meat Loaf and Bruce Springsteen are listed as just some of the artists to avoid if you want to drive safely a survey released today shows. To mark the launch of new racing videogame Burnout Dominator the results reveal the tracks that drivers, in the real world, should avoid if they want to stay on the right side of the law and avoid aggressive driving!

Electronic Arts have linked up with AOL music to commission a poll into the top tracks that got people in the 'Burnout' mood to drive aggressively, get the blood pumping and the adrenaline racing. So far 1,000 voters have created a short-list showing that the rock classics get them really revved up - ones to avoid when driving in the real world!

It wasn't the tracks you might expect that put voters in an aggressive mindset but classic tracks such as Motorhead 'Ace of Spades' and Guns N Roses 'Paradise City' that really got drivers blood pumping.

The Top 10 shortlist spanned over more than 30 years of chart toppers from Bruce Springsteen's 'Born to Run' (1975) through to The Killers 'When we were Young' (2006). Surprisingly none of them were number ones..

Shortlist:

1.Guns N Roses - Paradise City

2.Blur - Song 2

3.Meat Loaf - Bat Out Of Hell

4.Motorhead - Ace Of Spades

5.The Killers - When We Were Young

6.Feeder - Buck Rogers

7.Prodigy - You Will Be Under My Wheels

8.Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run

9.Fall Out Boy - This Ain't A Scene...

10.Soft Cell- Tainted Love

Burnout Dominator is out now on PSP and Playstation 2.

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For further information please contact:

Katharine McGettigan or Donald Parish tel: 0207 553 3333

Katharine.mcgettigan@shinecom.com / donald.parish@shinecom.com

Shine Communications, 101 Goswell Rd, London EC1V 7ER

Notes to Editors

For more information and to vote visit: www.aolmusic.co.uk

Burnout Dominator- Product Description:

Push the limits of reckless driving and let adrenaline and danger take you to the edge in the most intense, challenging Burnout experience ever seen on PlayStation®2 and PSP® (PlayStation® Portable).

Rage against the road and engage in every type of dangerous racing. Ignite and empty a full boost bar without crashing to perform a Burnout and reach mind-blowing speeds. Chain multiple burnouts to push the score multiplier and your nerves to the limit as you tear across the new world tour!

Battle traffic across tracks built to handle every style of racing. Uncover and exploit shortcuts, master drift corners and unflinchingly weave through the oncoming cars in a bid to become the ultimate burner.

Pushing the limits of the PSP and the PlayStation 2, Burnout Dominator features the most explosive visuals seen on the platforms, engaging multiplayer modes to suit, and a PSP exclusive feature that allows you to synchronise your game with your friends and thrash their high scores and race times.

With a host of unlockable features, awards and exclusive downloadable content on the PSP, Burnout Dominator will keep you locked in vehicular combat this coming spring.

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