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Oct 23, 2015, 08:00 ET Placebo "MTV Unplugged" 27th Nov 2015

With their 20th anniversary inching ever closer, Placebo could well be forgiven for sitting back and taking stock. After all, with seven studio...


Oct 21, 2015, 17:31 ET SIMPLE MINDS; THE VINYL COLLECTION 79-84; Simple Minds' first seven, hugely influential albums compiled in one limited edition box; RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 30th

 Following the release earlier this year of the acclaimed SPARKLE IN THE RAIN deluxe box ("[an] impressive box set." **** Q Magazine), in...


Oct 20, 2015, 14:17 ET Rammstein Mark The Band's 21st Anniversary With The Release Of 'XXI' -- The First Vinyl Box Set Of Their Career, Including All Six Studio Albums Plus Rarities Double LP

If Rammstein's music is the perfect soundtrack for building large monuments in the desert, then somewhere in the wilder world stands an imposing...


Oct 19, 2015, 12:00 ET Anthrax Celebrates The 30th Anniversary Of Its Classic "Spreading The Disease"

On November 20, three decades after its October 30, 1985 debut, Universal will release a special 30th anniversary edition of Anthrax's classic...


Oct 15, 2015, 09:00 ET Roots Rockers The Black Crowes Re-Release First Four American Recordings Albums On High-Grade 180-Gram Vinyl On American/UMe, December 4

 Formed in 1989 in Marietta, GA, by brothers Chris and Rich Robinson while still in high school, and originally named Mr. Crowe's Garden after...


Oct 14, 2015, 09:00 ET The Refreshments' 1996 Classic, "Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy" Gets Vinyl Treatment For First Time On Universal Music Enterprises, November 13

 Formed in early 1993 in Tempe, AZ, The Refreshments consisted of singer/songwriter/rhythm guitarist Roger Clyne, drummer Paul "P.H." Naffah,...


Oct 07, 2015, 09:00 ET Universal Music Enterprises' Ultimate Holiday Music Guide For Everyone On Your List, From The Naughty To The Nice

The holidays are coming and you know what that means: 'tis the season for gift guides. Time for those carefully curated lists of creative gift...


Oct 06, 2015, 15:00 ET Great Music with Beautifully Packaged Collector's Sets by The Beatles, Johnny Cash, John Lennon, Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones, Rush, Frank Sinatra and The Who

 If you are shopping for presents this holiday season, nothing is faster or more convenient than a gift card – or more anonymous....


Oct 06, 2015, 09:00 ET Grammy-Nominated Singer-Songwriter Joan Osborne's Classic "Relish" Album Marks 20th Anniversary With CD, Digital, Two-LP Vinyl Versions, Available October 30 On Universal Music Enterprises

Originally from a small town outside of Louisville, KY, Joan Osborne moved to New York to attend NYU Film School in the late '80s, but gravitated...


Oct 06, 2015, 09:00 ET Back to the Future: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack Marks Historic Film's 30th Anniversary with Two-Sided Vinyl Picture Disc on October 21

 Thirty years after the release of Robert Zemeckis' beloved time-travel feature film, Back to the Future, we still don't have hover skateboards...


Oct 02, 2015, 13:00 ET MEGADETH Unleash New Studio Album 'Dystopia' Available January 22, 2016

 Thrash metal genre pioneers MEGADETH will kick off the new year with the release of their 15th studio album Dystopia on Universal...


Sep 15, 2015, 09:30 ET Frank Sinatra Centennial Celebration Continues With Commemorative Vinyl LP Releases

Continuing Frank Sinatra's centennial year celebration ahead of the icon's December 12 birthday, three classic 1965 Sinatra albums will be reissued...


Sep 15, 2015, 09:00 ET The Beatles' Videos And Top Hits Come Together For The First Time

After The Beatles stopped touring, and because traveling around the globe to promote new releases was impossible, the band increasingly made what...


Sep 11, 2015, 10:00 ET Chris Cornell Unveils New Music Video For "Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart"

Multiple Grammy® Award-winning, Golden Globe nominated and acclaimed singer and songwriter Chris Cornell has revealed the official music video...


Sep 11, 2015, 10:00 ET UMe Celebrates B.B. King's 90th Birthday With Release Of Three Classic Albums On Vinyl, remastered Classics For Digital Including Out Of Print Crown Catalog

 The world of music lost one of its all-time legends when the great blues guitarist B. B. King passed away on May 14, at the age of...


Sep 03, 2015, 13:35 ET Public Enemy Live From Metropolis Studios

 On August 6, 2014, Hip-Hop legends Public Enemy performed at London's world-renowned Metropolis Studios in the most intimate gig of their...


Sep 01, 2015, 09:00 ET Out Now: Pitch Perfect 2 Special Edition Includes Extra Tracks, Remixes And More!

 The Special Edition of Pitch Perfect 2 soundtrack, featuring extra tracks, remixes, and expanded packaging is available today in stores...


Jul 07, 2015, 09:00 ET Chris Cornell Reissues First Solo Album, Changes Title To Original Euphoria Mourning

 When GRAMMY-winning, GOLDEN GLOBE® nominated singer/songwriter and rock icon Chris Cornell was about to release his 1999 solo debut on...


May 04, 2015, 09:00 ET "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," From Acclaimed Filmmaker Brett Morgen, To Be Released On Blu-ray And DVD Formats With Bonus Content Fall 2015

 Hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate documentaries of all time, experience Kurt Cobain like never before in the only ever fully...


Apr 23, 2015, 09:00 ET The Barden Bellas Are Back!

The Barden Bellas are back to pitch slap the world. Pitch Perfect 2, the highly-anticipated sequel to the smash hit and platinum-selling...