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2011-12-19 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 70th birthday of Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin, winner of 15 Grammy Awards® and the first female ever to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, will be celebrated on March 25, 2012. In honor of this momentous occasion, and also in advance of Black History Month in February, KNEW YOU WERE WAITING: THE BEST OF ARETHA FRANKLIN 1980-1998 will be available at all physical and digital retail...

2011-10-13 16:00:00

DETROIT, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band are rounding out the second leg of their hugely successful 2011 North American Tour with a series of dates on the west coast including Los Angeles, Oakland, and Phoenix, and topping it all off with a special New Year's show in Las Vegas. Seger originally conceived his 2011 Tour as a short spring run of 18-20 dates. Due to the overwhelming response from fans, Seger nearly tripled the number of shows. The Vegas...

2011-09-19 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GREATEST HITS VOL. 2, a brand-new collection of original recordings by the mega-platinum band Journey will be available as a single CD, digital download, and special gatefold double-vinyl edition (which includes a code for a free digital download of the vinyl remastered album), available starting November 1, 2011. This new package from Columbia/Legacy, a division of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, spans singles and album tracks recorded between 1978 and...

2011-08-25 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The classic Columbia Records catalog recordings (1973-1987) of Aerosmith, America's all-time top-selling rock and roll band, will be available for the first time digitally on the iTunes Store beginning Tuesday, September 6. Pre-orders for the full albums begin today on iTunes (www.itunes.com). An essential canon of music from one of the world's greatest and most enduring rock bands, Aerosmith's recordings for Columbia Records in the 1970s and...

2011-08-17 09:41:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band's return to the road this Fall for a second leg to their 2011 North American Tour, Capitol/EMI will release Seger's multi-platinum Live Bullet and Nine Tonight concert albums digitally remastered with exclusive bonus tracks on September 13. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110817/LA53752-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110817/LA53752-b) Seger's new...

2011-08-01 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alice Cooper's widely anticipated new album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare, will be released September 13, 2011, by Universal Music Enterprises. Recorded with longtime collaborator Bob Ezrin, who produced the original multi-platinum Welcome To My Nightmare album in 1975, the album picks up right where they left off, with Alice trapped in his own warped mind. The original release is an all-time rock classic that spawned a worldwide theatrical tour and...

2011-07-18 17:34:00

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Famed for their virtuoso musicianship and provocative songwriting, Rush continues to be one of the most dynamic and compelling groups in rock history. On July 19, 2011, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release the 2-CD set Rush: Icon 2 which will now include the original Rush ICON collection released in 2010, plus a second CD featuring 11 songs culled from their classic Mercury Records live albums: All The World's A Stage (1976),...

2011-07-11 23:01:00

BURBANK, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood Records has announced a Greatest Hits collection titled Shallow Bay: The Best of Breaking Benjamin from their multi-platinum rock band BREAKING BENJAMIN to be released on August 16, 2011. The two-disc release will feature the band's chart-topping hits including "Breath," "So Cold," "Sooner Or Later," "The Diary of Jane" and "I Will Not Bow," as well as an entire disc of rare recordings including never-before-released songs, live...

2011-07-07 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tupac Amaru Shakur aka 2Pac, the biggest selling rap/hip-hop artist in history with more than 75 million albums sold worldwide (more than 38 million in the U.S.), just achieved a new milestone. Twelve years after its release on 11/24/98, 2Pac's Greatest Hits has now been certified "Diamond" by the R.I.A.A. Having sold over 10,000,000 units, this 2-disc/24 track retrospective featuring "California Love," "Dear Mama," "Changes," "To Live & Die...

2011-06-16 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 16, 2011, Tupac Amaru Shakur aka 2Pac, the biggest selling rap/hip-hop artist in history with more than 75 million albums sold worldwide (more than 38 million in the U.S.), would have celebrated his 40th birthday. On July 5, five 2Pac albums (Interscope/UMe), including his first three solo albums, will be issued in the digital format for the first time: --2Pacalypse Now, his 1991 debut album which will mark its 20th anniversary on...