TWEC.COM to Chat Live With Iron Maiden

ALBANY, N.Y., July 13 /PRNewswire/ — TWEC.COM (http://www.twec.com), the e-commerce site of leading entertainment products retailer Trans World Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq National Market: TWMC), today announced that it will hold a live chat with metal monsters Iron Maiden on 7/18! Other exciting online events happening at The Web’s Entertainment Center during the week of 7/17 include a live chat with Canibus, as TWEC.COM and SOHH.com kick off the 2000 Sizzlin’ Summer live chat series! In addition, the RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues when TWEC.COM broadcasts a taped audio concert starring the Mike Plume Band. Details for each event are as follows:

MONDAY 7/17

The RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues this week with a broadcast of an audio concert starring the Mike Plume Band. The roots rock band has been influenced by many notable artists including Steve Earle, John Hiatt and John Prine. Their powerful vocals are combined with strong lyrics to produce a sound that earned them critical acclaim across the US and Canada. The concert with this gifted band airs at the following times: Monday 7/17 at 4:00 PM EDT, Wednesday 7/19 at 11:00 AM EDT, Saturday 7/22 at 3:00 AM EDT and Sunday 7/23 at 7:00 PM EDT.

At 7:00 PM EDT, join TWEC.COM, in conjunction with SOHH.com, for the premiere installment of the 2000 Sizzlin’ Summer live chat series! The series kicks off with a live chat with New Jersey-based rapper Canibus. A Jamaican native, Canibus first found himself in the spotlight as a protege of Wyclef Jean. In addition to his prowess in the rap world, Canibus has also found himself in the media spotlight as a result of his ongoing feud with LL Cool J. Canibus’ latest album, “2000 B.C.,” hits stores on 7/18.

TUESDAY 7/18

At 7:30 PM EDT, log on to TWEC.COM for a live chat with metal music monsters Iron Maiden. Iron Maiden has long been considered one of the most influential bands in the heavy metal world. Formed in 1976, the band has experienced consistent popularity throughout their career, despite having been deemed Satanists by critics because of their dark musical themes. “Brave New World,” the latest album by these British metal legends, was released in May.

About Trans World Entertainment

Trans World Entertainment is the leading music retailer in the United States. The Company operates retail stores in 44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, as well as an e-commerce site, http://www.twec.com. Mall locations include Camelot Music, Record Town, The Wall and F.Y.E. Freestanding locations include Coconuts Music and Movies, Strawberries Music, Spec’s and Planet Music.

About The Web’s Entertainment Center (TWEC.COM)

TWEC.COM is the online hub for Trans World Entertainment’s retail stores. With worldwide distribution spanning 16 countries in addition to the United States, the site features all of the music CDs and cassettes, video games, DVD and VHS (PAL and NTSC) home videos that are available at its retail stores, and more. TWEC.COM is home to Trans World’s “On Stage” series, featuring live concerts, online chats, in-store artist appearance schedules, in-studio performances and entertainment media that is on-demand. SOURCE TWEC.COM

CONTACT:
Michael Madden, President/COO
TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION
518-452-1248, ext. 7077
or
Media Relations:
Susan Boyle of THE MWW GROUP
201-507-9500
, for TWEC.COM/