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May 18, 2015, 09:00 ET
"Truancy: The Very Best Of Pete Townshend" (Ume) featuring two brand new songs released June 30


 June 30 sees the release of Truancy: The Very Best Of Pete Townshend as part of a new deal with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). The...

May 05, 2015, 12:48 ET
Capitol Records recording artist Bob Seger's classic album, Night Moves, makes its debut on 180-gram vinyl on June 16, 2015.

Bob Seger's Classic Album, Night Moves, to Make Its Debut on 180-Gram Vinyl on June 16

Capitol Records recording artist Bob Seger's classic album, Night Moves, makes its debut on 180-gram vinyl on June 16, 2015.  Seger's...

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!  PITCH PERFECT 2, THE FOLLOW-UP ALBUM TO SOUNDTRACK SMASH PITCH PERFECT, AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER TODAYThe first single, "Flashlight," performed by multiplatinum-selling, GRAMMY? nominated artist Jessie J hits radio today. "Flashlight" was written by superstars Sam Smith and Sia.Video premieres tonight on  #pitchperfect2

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...

Apr 08, 2015, 18:51 ET
Graham Parker and the Rumour, one of the UK's pioneering pre-punk bands, returns with a new album, Mystery Glue, to be released May 19 on CD and digitally by Universal Music Enterprises.  The album's U.S. vinyl release will follow on July 14.  Graham Parker and the Rumour have confirmed several U.S. tour dates for June.

Graham Parker And The Rumour's New Album, 'Mystery Glue,' To Be Released By Universal Music Enterprises

 Graham Parker and the Rumour, one of the UK's pioneering pre-punk bands, returns with a new album, Mystery Glue, to be released May 19 on CD...

Apr 07, 2015, 12:37 ET
Billie Holiday Turns 100

Celebrating A Century Of Lady Day

Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the birth of Billie Holiday on April 7, 2015, Universal Music Enterprises honors the iconic artist with...

Apr 02, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Styx: The A&M Albums: 1975-1984 Eight-Album Vinyl Box Set Collection Slated for Release by Universal Music Enterprises May 12

 Universal Music Enterprises will release Styx: The A&M Albums 1975-1984, an eight-disc box set featuring some of the band's most iconic...

Apr 01, 2015, 09:00 ET
On 4/14, Universal Music Enterprises reissues pinnacle releases from the N.W.A. posse on vinyl

Universal Continues Its "Respect The Classics" Campaign With Classic N.W.A And Posse Releases Including An Old Skool Record Store Day Cassette Exclusive

In 1987 rap pioneers N.W.A, featuring Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella, burst onto the underground rap world with their appearance on...

Mar 31, 2015, 13:06 ET
Rolling Stones' 'Sticky Fingers' Reissue Released on May 26, 2015, (Original CD, Deluxe, Deluxe Edition Boxset, Super Deluxe Edition Boxset, Original LP, Deluxe Double LP Set, Deluxe Double LP Set-Limited Edition Spanish Cover, Digital Downloads)

Rolling Stones' 'Sticky Fingers' Lives Again

'Sticky Fingers,' one of the most revered albums in the storied catalog of the legendary Rolling Stones, is set to enthrall a new generation of...

Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Universal Music Enterprises/Motown Celebrates the Artistry Of Marvin Gaye with Multi-Format Reissues

One of the most iconic singers of his generation, Marvin Gaye, "The Prince of Motown," would have been 76 years old on April 2 of this year....

Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Respect The Classics Celebrates The 20Th Anniversary Of The Film 'Friday' With The Vinyl Release Of Friday - 'Original Motion Picture Soundtrack'

 This year marks the 20th anniversary of the classic comedy Friday and on April 14, 2015, Respect The Classics celebrates the occasion with the...

Mar 23, 2015, 09:00 ET

UME To Reissue Selected Works Of Thin Lizzy On 180-Gram Vinyl

 Thin Lizzy is one of the most iconic and recognizable names in hard rock. The fiery Dublin band, led by the incomparable Phil Lynott, exploded...

Mar 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Universal Music Enterprises To Release Vinyl Box Set Of The Complete American Recordings Of Johnny Cash

 Considered to be one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Johnny Cash, the multi-platinum-selling country music legend,...

Mar 13, 2015, 09:00 ET

Tupac Shakur's Landmark Release 'Me Against The World' Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

 Me Against The World is considered one of the most influential rap albums of all-time and serves as an artistic milestone in Tupac Shakur's...

Feb 10, 2014, 09:02 ET

George Thorogood & The Destroyers To Kick-Off 40th Anniversary National U.S. & Canadian Tour On February 27

 George Thorogood & The Destroyers will be kicking off their 40th Anniversary with a 2014 national U.S. and Canadian tour starting...

Jul 19, 2013, 07:03 ET

Universal Music Enterprises And Milyoni Announce Free Interactive Concert Of The Smashing Pumpkins' Iconic "The Aeroplane Flies High" On July 20

 Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and Milyoni, the leader in #SocialVideo, today announced a virtual concert-going experience featuring The...

Jul 03, 2012, 11:23 ET

Monster Invasion - Biggest Band In America -- KISS -- Announce New Album Monster In Stores October 15, Internationally, October 16 In North America

 Rock legends KISS return with Monster, the 20th studio album in their historic career, set for release on October 15 (October 16 in...

Jan 26, 2012, 11:30 ET

Blues Traveler Celebrates 25-Year Milestone With a 2-CD Retrospective Featuring All Their Hits Plus New Recording and Unreleased Rarities

Over the course of their illustrious 25-year career, Blues Traveler have sold more than 10 million combined units worldwide, played over 2,000...

Jan 17, 2012, 10:00 ET
Universal Music Enterprises New Iron Maiden Release EN VIVO! Tuesday, March 27, 2012.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

Universal Music Enterprises New Iron Maiden Release EN VIVO!

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) is proud to announce the release of "EN VIVO!," a new live IRON MAIDEN Blu-ray™, 2-DVDSet and double...

Jan 10, 2012, 09:00 ET

UMe Celebrates the New Year with a Fresh Batch from the Highly Successfull ICON Series

 On January 10, 2012,  Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) celebrates the New Year with the latest set of releases in their highly...