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Sep 05, 2016, 10:00 ET September 7th, 2016: This date marks the 80th birthday of the great Buddy Holly

In only 18 months, from when Buddy Holly and the Crickets hit the charts with their first release, "That'll Be The Day," to when he died in a...


Aug 30, 2016, 10:00 ET 'World On A String' Captures Frank Sinatra In Full Splendor On International Stages Throughout His Legendary Career

Frank Sinatra never had a problem with language barriers, he spoke to the heart. His songs served as the soundtrack to people's lives around the...


Aug 30, 2016, 09:30 ET The Beach Boys Celebrate 50 Years Of "Good Vibrations" With Commemorative Sunburst Vinyl EP

 October 10th marks the 50th anniversary of the release of one of popular music's most iconic songs of all time, The Beach Boys' "Good...


Jul 18, 2016, 10:16 ET Megadeth Announces Fall Dates Of The Dystopia World Tour In North America Starting September 20, 2016

 Global metal pioneers MEGADETH premiered their video for the new single "Post American World," along with complete details for the fall dates...


Jul 11, 2016, 08:00 ET International Superstar André Rieu To Release New Album 'Waltzing Forever' On Oct. 14

International superstar André Rieu will release his brand new album "Waltzing Forever" on October 14 via Universal Music Group's UMe...


Jul 06, 2016, 10:00 ET UMe Gives Boyz II Men 25th Anniversary Treatment With Vinyl Releases Of Their Motown Debut, Cooleyhighharmony, And Sophomore Album II, August 19

 Formed at Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts by Nathan Morris and Marc Nelson (who eventually left), later joined...


Jun 21, 2016, 10:00 ET UMe Marks 25th Anniversary Of Tesla's 1991 Psychotic Supper Album With Two-LP Vinyl Release, On July 22

 Tesla's third album, Psychotic Supper, the band's third studio album, released on August 30, 1991, was the follow-up to the live Five Man...


Mar 17, 2016, 09:00 ET MEGADETH's New Album 'Dystopia' To Be Issued As A Limited Edition Vinyl Picture Disc

 On April 8th, 2016, Universal Music / Tradecraft / T-Boy Records will issue MEGADETH's new highly successful and critically acclaimed album...


Feb 26, 2016, 11:00 ET Eric Clapton The Live Album Collection 1970-1980

This spring sees the release of all of Eric Clapton's live albums from his recording period with Polydor/RSO,1970-1980. A vinyl-only title, it is a...


Feb 18, 2016, 10:30 ET Frank Sinatra Classics Presented On 180-Gram Vinyl LPs

 The worldwide centennial celebration for entertainment legend Frank Sinatra continues with FSE/UMe's release of six more classic Sinatra...


Feb 17, 2016, 09:00 ET Brushfire/Republic/UMe Announces The First Time Vinyl Release Of "Jack Johnson And Friends Sing-A-Longs And Lullabies For The Film Curious George"

 Brushfire/Republic/UMe announces the vinyl release of Jack Johnson and Friends, Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Film Curious George in...


Feb 12, 2016, 09:00 ET Amy Winehouse's First Album "Frank" Remastered And Available On Vinyl On February 12

 Amy Winehouse's career, though meteoric, was unfortunately cut short by tragedy, but the multi-GRAMMY®...


Feb 11, 2016, 09:00 ET UMe To Re-Release Entire DGC/Geffen Sonic Youth Catalog On Remastered Vinyl, HD Digital Audio

 For more than a quarter century, Sonic Youth – featuring Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley – ruled the New...


Feb 04, 2016, 09:35 ET The Hollywood Vampires Rise Again

 The Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry) will make their television debut in front of a worldwide audience when they...


Feb 03, 2016, 11:39 ET 'FLY' Songs Inspired By The Film EDDIE THE EAGLE Released March 18, 2016

 'Fly' (Songs Inspired By The Film Eddie The Eagle), is set for release on March 18th through Universal Music Enterprises. The album, the...


Feb 01, 2016, 09:00 ET New Album Dystopia Storms On To The Top 200 Chart At Number 3

 30 years into a groundbreaking career, hard rock and metal forerunners Megadeth return to take the no. 3 spot on the Billboard Top 200 chart...


Jan 25, 2016, 07:00 ET The Who Singles Boxes

 The first Who release of 2016 sees the culmination of the band's incredibly well received series of 7" single box sets. Volume 4 of the...


Dec 23, 2015, 09:00 ET Justin Bieber's First Four Albums Make Their Vinyl Debuts Slated For February 12th Release

Fresh off the chart-topping debut of his fourth studio album, Purpose, RBMG/Def Jam Recordings artist Justin Bieber will see his first four...


Dec 17, 2015, 13:10 ET Megadeth To Launch Virtual Reality Experience For New Album Dystopia

 Pioneer thrash rock band Megadeth has announced today that they will give their fans the ultimate cutting edge experience in Virtual...


Dec 09, 2015, 11:41 ET Elliott Smith, "Heaven Adores You," The Comprehensive Documentary About The Late Indie-Rock Pioneer And Its Companion Soundtrack Of His Rare Music--Available February 5

 There's never been a lack of superlatives that come to mind when describing the work of singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. The urban troubadour...