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01 Sep, 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...


07 Jul, 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...


04 May, 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...


23 Apr, 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...


17 Mar, 2015, 09:00 ET 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,...


13 Mar, 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...


10 Feb, 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...


19 Jul, 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...


03 Jul, 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...


26 Jan, 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...


17 Jan, 2012, 10:00 ET 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...


10 Jan, 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...


06 Dec, 2011, 17:39 ET Carl Thomas Returns With Highly Anticipated New Album "Conquer" in Stores Today

 The reviews are in and four years later Carl Thomas' new album shows critics he can still "Conquer" the music world. Grammy®...


05 Dec, 2011, 18:18 ET HIP-O Records/UMe Proudly Announce the Release of Ringo Starr - Ringo 2012 on January 31, 2012

Ringo Starr's 17th solo studio record, and his second on HIP-O/UMe will be released on January 31, 2012 in the United States...


28 Nov, 2011, 07:00 ET From The Sky Down - To be Released on Blu-ray and DVD

 Universal Music Enterprises -- From The Sky Down, a documentary film about the making of U2's Achtung Baby, will be released worldwide on...


14 Nov, 2011, 21:00 ET Sting & @radical.media Launch the STING 25 App for iPad

Sting, in partnership with global transmedia company @radical.media, has launched STING 25. The expansive, dynamic app for iPad explores the life,...


31 Oct, 2011, 19:45 ET Celebrate Black Friday With Limited Edition 10" Vinyl Releases From Soundgarden, Nirvana and Pete Townshend

Instead of dealing with the madness of holiday shopping crowds, UMe is offering music fans an alternative. On "Black Friday," November 25, 2011,...


25 Oct, 2011, 09:27 ET Elvis Costello & the Imposters: The Return Of The Spectacular Spinning Songbook!!! Limited Edition Box Set Released December 6

On December 6, 2011, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release the 3-disc (CD, DVD, 10" vinyl EP) live box set, Elvis Costello & the...


19 Oct, 2011, 15:40 ET The Soggy Bottom Boys Reunite as O Brother, Where Art Thou? Turns 10

This year marks the 10 year anniversary of O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the landmark film and soundtrack that sparked a cultural phenomenon. To this...


19 Oct, 2011, 09:00 ET Legendary Etta James Retires With the Release of Her Final Studio Album The Dreamer on October 25

For over half a century, Etta James has all but defined the role of the quintessential rhythm & blues vocalist. She transcends all musical...