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Nov 10, 2010, 09:00 ET

Special CD+DVD Edition of 'ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits' Offers All of the Group's Hits and Every Track's Video

Mamma Mia!  ABBA has never sounded or looked better than on the new CD+DVD package ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits (Special Edition)...

Nov 02, 2010, 19:25 ET

Icon Series Adds New Greatest Hits Albums From Rock's Puddle Of Mudd, Bachman-Turner Overdrive and Scorpions; R&B's Barry White, War and Jodeci/K-Ci & Jo Jo; and Country's Oak Ridge Boys, Statler Brothers and Jessica Andrews

The "great artists, great songs, great price" slogan of a new series of albums proves true once again with the second wave of releases in the aptly...

Nov 01, 2010, 15:21 ET

New No Doubt 'ICON' Release Includes Fan Favorites and Their Signature Hits

Multi-platinum band No Doubt will release No Doubt ICON, a new collection available on November 2, 2010.  The No Doubt ICON release features...

Nov 01, 2010, 10:00 ET

Rarities Edition Albums Issued for Eric Clapton's 461 OCEAN BOULEVARD, Joe Cocker's MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN, Marvin Gaye's LET'S GET IT ON and 3 Doors Down's THE BETTER LIFE

Rock greats Eric Clapton and Joe Cocker, soul legend Marvin Gaye and Modern Rock favorite 3 Doors Down join the Rarities Edition album series,...

Oct 28, 2010, 09:00 ET
Oct 25, 2010, 09:00 ET

Pretty Hate Machine, Nine Inch Nails' Groundbreaking Debut Album, Remastered and Re-Released on November 22, 2010

Fans can now revisit the conception of Nine Inch Nails.  Trent Reznor's Null Corporation has teamed with UMe/The Bicycle Music Company to...

Oct 18, 2010, 09:00 ET

'The Best Live Rock Album Ever Made' Expanded With Recording of Sensational Rediscovered Concert

One of the most critically acclaimed concert albums in rock history, from one of the greatest live bands of all time, just got even better--with...

Oct 13, 2010, 09:00 ET

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Rock 'N' Roll Classic Damn The Torpedoes Expanded With Previously Unreleased Tracks for Deluxe Editions

One of the greatest albums in rock history gets even better with the November 9 release on Backstreet/Geffen/UMe of the expanded and remastered...

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...