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Oct 12, 2010, 09:00 ET

Weezer to Release Death To False Metal on November 2

Weezer's devoted community of fans are getting more new music from the band than ever before, with the upcoming November 2nd release of Death To...

Sep 27, 2010, 14:40 ET

Weezer's Pinkerton - Deluxe Edition Adds Previously Unreleased Live and Studio Tracks to Highly-Acclaimed 1996 Album

Few albums in rock history have enjoyed as complete a critical and popular turnaround as Weezer's Pinkerton.  Though tagged a disappointment...

Aug 31, 2010, 09:00 ET

Rob Zombie - Icon Features the Best of His Musical Horror Show

The Master of monster mayhem is back to unleash two new ghoulish delights with the best of Rob Zombie's psycho-metal music in tow. Rob Zombie...

Aug 17, 2010, 09:00 ET

Best of British Blues and Blues Rock on John Mayall 4-CD Box Set So Many Roads: An Anthology 1964-1974

John Mayall, British Blues giant and blues rock pioneer, nurtured the careers of Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood, Jack Bruce, Peter Green, Mick...

Aug 09, 2010, 08:05 ET

Icon Series Launched by Universal Music Enterprises

A new series of albums featuring the greatest hits, signature tunes and fan favorites of the most popular artists in music history will offer...

Jul 19, 2010, 09:00 ET

Songwriter Diane Warren's Discovery Due Voci Scheduled to Tour; UME Recording Artists to Join Canadian Tenors for U.S. Dates

In the tradition of Sonny & Cher, Marvin & Tammi, The Captain & Tennille, Ike & Tina, Ashford & Simpson and others, the newest...

Jun 24, 2010, 08:10 ET

Acclaimed Queens Of The Stone Age Album Rated R Reissued in Two-CD Deluxe Edition With B-sides and Reading Festival Concert

One of Rolling Stone's top 100 albums of the decade, Rated R from Queens Of The Stone Age marks its 10th anniversary with the expanded, two-CD...

Jun 16, 2010, 07:10 ET
L to R - Michael J. Massimino (Astronaut), Bruce Dickinson (vocalist and Airline Captain), Nicko McBrain (drummer).  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

NASA and Astronaut Michael J. Massimino Invite Iron Maiden to Tour the Space Center in Houston

Invited for a VIP visit to the world famous NASA Space Center, Astronaut Michael J. Massimino gave four members of Iron Maiden a comprehensive tour...

Jun 08, 2010, 19:08 ET

Maiden Announce Release Date, Artwork and Tracklisting for New Album 'The Final Frontier'

The release date for IRON MAIDEN'S highly anticipated new studio album, THE FINAL FRONTIER, is now confirmed for Tuesday, August 17, in the U.S....

Jun 04, 2010, 10:00 ET

Andre Rieu's Historic Forever Vienna to Be Released on June 29

International superstar Andre Rieu has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, travels with an entourage of more than 100 people including his...

Jun 02, 2010, 10:00 ET

R&B/Jazz Multi-Instrumentalist Brian Culbertson to Release Twelfth CD - XII

On July 20, 2010, chart-topping musician Brian Culbertson will release the twelfth album of his multi-faceted career, simply titled XII, on GRP...

Jun 01, 2010, 08:10 ET

Queen of the Romance Song Diane Warren Creates DUE VOCI CD. (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)[DB]

Queen of the Romance Song Diane Warren Creates DUE VOCI CD - in Stores June 8

Legendary songwriting machine Diane Warren, who has penned some of the most recognizable songs over the past 25 years, has joined forces with...

May 25, 2010, 10:00 ET

25th Anniversary Edition of John Fogerty's Classic Centerfield Celebrates Growing up in America With Music and Baseball

Universal Music Enterprises -- "Put me in, coach, I'm ready to play."  With that heartfelt lyric from the title song to Centerfield, John...

May 19, 2010, 08:05 ET

Burton Cummings, Guess Who Rock Great, Returns With 'Above The Ground,' First New Solo Studio Album Released in U.S. in 20 Years

For one of the great voices in rock, Burton Cummings, the famed lead singer, keyboardist and co-writer for The Guess Who -- renowned for timeless...

May 17, 2010, 12:00 ET

Something Corporate Hits the Road!

The wait is finally over!  After a multi-year hiatus, Something Corporate is returning to the road on a multi-city tour during the month of...

May 12, 2010, 16:22 ET

Stunning Jackson 5 Live Performances Discovered in Motown Vault

The Jackson 5: J5 Live @ The Forum is a new 2-CD set released June 22 that uncovers an amazing chapter from the phenomenal career of Michael...

May 12, 2010, 08:00 ET
May 03, 2010, 14:25 ET


Island Records/UMe will release the definitive career retrospective of one of the all-time greats of rock 'n' roll on June 8, 2010.  Entitled...

Apr 27, 2010, 08:05 ET

Essential Collector's Tracks Now Available on Rarities Editions of Classic Albums From Eric Clapton, Cream, Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Velvet Underground, Meat Loaf and The Commitments

Comprised of essential collector's tracks associated with a classic album from a classic artist, Rarities Editions from Eric Clapton, Bob Marley,...

Apr 20, 2010, 08:05 ET

Peter Frampton's 'Thank You Mr Churchill' To Be Released April 27

Following his Grammy Award-winning instrumental album, 2006's Fingerprints, Peter Frampton returns this spring with Thank You Mr Churchill...