Pop punk Avril Lavigne plans to promote her new album in spectacular style next week (begs24MAY04), with a free concert in New York.

The gig, at Manhattan's WEBSTER HALL and sponsored by internet giants AOL, will be broadcast live on the web at 9pm on Tuesday (25MAY04) - the day before her second LP UNDER MY SKIN hits record store shelves.

Lavigne has high hopes for the album - her debut release, 2002's LET GO, sold a staggering 14 million copies worldwide.

21/05/2004 09:20