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2010-05-28 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In support of the May 25th debut of the highly-anticipated racing video game Blur, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the launch of a, new in-store demo program available exclusively at Best Buy. On Saturday, May 29 and Sunday, May 30, more that 200 Best Buy locations will feature live, in-store demos of Blur. Fans can get their hands on the ultimate powered-up racing demo and also take home a free Blur poster...

2010-05-25 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that its highly-anticipated racing video game Blur(TM) is now available at retail outlets nationwide. Created by famed developer Bizarre Creations, Blur delivers next-generation racing to both hardcore enthusiasts and novice drivers alike by offering intuitive, pick-up-and-play controls along with the challenge of mastering multiple racing and car-combat tactics. "Our focus...

2010-03-31 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) April lineup of downloadable songs is sure to satisfy with huge rock bands and popular tracks for Guitar Hero® 5 and Band Hero(TM) players this month. With the addition of tracks from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fall Out Boy, Blur, The All-American Rejects, Saving Abel, Phoenix and Black Sabbath, the Guitar Hero music library continues to evolve and expand, providing hours of...

2009-10-05 21:03:13

Tickets for England's 2010 Glastonbury performing arts festival were sold out less than 24 hours after going on sale Sunday morning, organizers said. It took several weeks for tickets to the 2009 event to sell out, the BBC said. This year's festival featured performances by Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young and Blur. Tickets for Glastonbury 2010 went on sale at 9 a.m. this morning and the festival's 40th anniversary is now sold out, a message on the festival's Web site said Sunday. Thank you to...

2009-07-05 14:56:45

The alternative band Blur and Canadian rocker Neil Young reportedly provided a couple of the more memorable performances at Britain's Glastonbury Festival. The Observer said Young provided a tough rock show Friday to those gathered at the festival's main stage in the village of Pilton. Blur moved festival attendees on Sunday's final day, while U.S. rocker Bruce Springsteen took to the stage Saturday. The Observer said the festival, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2010, also...

2009-06-29 09:25:02

Fans acclaimed British bands Madness and Blur the stars of this year's Glastonbury music festival, observers say. The 100,000 people who packed the festival grounds at Worthy Farm Sunday afternoon broke into a mass Two-Tone shuffle when the ska/pop band Madness played their 1981 hit It Must Be Love and saxophone player Lee Thompson took off into the air as he did in the band's video, The Times of London reported. Damon Albarn and the rest of Blur made a similar impression on the massive...

2009-05-26 10:00:00

25-Track 2CD & Digital Collection Spans Band's Seven Studio Albums Blur to Perform Two Sold-Out Concerts in London's Hyde Park/> & Headline European Music Festivals This Summer HOLLYWOOD, Calif./>, May 26/> /PRNewswire/ -- On July 28/>, a new 2CD and digital collection of 25 tracks spanning Blur's seven studio albums will be released by Capitol/EMI. In addition to presenting the band's standout album cuts and charting singles together for the first time, Midlife: A...

2009-05-06 12:51:34

U.S. pop star Lady Gaga has signed up to sing at this summer's Glastonbury performing arts festival in England. The BBC said the recording artist, best known for her songs Poker Face and Just Dance, is slated to take the stage on the festival's opening night, June 26. Other acts previously announced for this year's sold-out festival are Neil Young, Blur and Bruce Springsteen, the BBC said.

2009-03-25 11:46:07

Spandau Ballet, a British pop rock band that split up in 1989 after releasing several hits, is planning to reunite for a world tour, The Daily Telegraph said. Lead singer Tony Hadley has promised a new take on the band and its music, the newspaper said. The group is best known for its 1980s classics Gold and True. After the five members of the group went their separate ways, brothers Martin and Gary Kemp went into film and television acting. Several pop acts from the 1980s have mounted...

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