Brooklyn, N.Y. -
MusicSkins, a manufacturer of vinyl skins for portable digital devices, gaming
accessories, netbook and external hard drives, announced a line of iPod skins
featuring cover art from the band Paramore's new CD, "Brand New Eyes."
The skins will be
sold through Hot Topic stores starting today, along with MusicSkin's Web site.
"Hot Topic totally
gets the rock culture and understands what this young, edgy, hip market wants,
so they are a perfect retail partner for us since that's exactly the market our
products are targeted to," said Jed Seifert, MusicSkins executive VP, in a
statement. "We're thrilled to be building a relationship with such a
well-respected merchandiser of music-related gear and accessories and making
our first step into the mainstream consumer retail market with them. We look forward
to working with Hot Topic on merchandising skins for other hot bands."
skins, which are said to offer scratch resistance and anti-UV coating, join the
company's line of musician-related coverings, including The Beatles, Bob
Marley, Madonna, Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift, Johnny Cash, Coldplay and Kiss, among
The "Brand New
Eyes" skins will be available for the fourth-generation iPod Nano 4, iPod
Classic, second-gen Touch and iPhone 3Gs/3G/2G.