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2011-11-18 06:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy and the whole Muppet gang are back and ready for their felt-frenzied close-up, as Walt Disney Records is set to release the soundtrack to Disney's "The Muppets," the brand new big-screen adventure starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams and the beloved Muppets. Featuring songs written by Bret McKenzie ("Flight of the Conchords"), updated versions of Muppet classics and familiar hits given the Muppet treatment,...

2011-09-27 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jared Gutstadt, CEO and Founder of Music Licensing company Jingle Punks has created the Jingle Punks Hipster Orchestra, a band that re-imagines popular indie songs for a string ensemble of up to 8 players, and they're taking the rock and media space by storm. On September 27th Jingle Punks (distributed by Razor & Tie) will release The Nirvana Sessions, click here to buy on iTunes:...

2011-09-15 11:03:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's genre-defining second album Nevermind, VH1 Classic will televise a special, never-before-seen concert "Nirvana: Live At The Paramount" Friday, September 23 at 11 PM ET/PT. The 60-minute, hometown concert will also be simulcast on VH1 and Palladia, MTV Networks' high-definition music channel. Shot at Seattle's Paramount Theater on Halloween night in 1991, the historic and riveting concert will remind...

2011-07-26 11:38:00

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Released in September 1991, Nirvana's sophomore album and major label debut elevated Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl from a critically acclaimed Aberdeen, Washington, cult band to generational spokesmen who'd unwittingly created a cultural shift and musical touchstone. Rising to No. 1 the world over by year's end and ultimately selling over 30 million copies worldwide, Nevermind would come to be much more than one of the most...

2011-06-22 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nirvana, the trio comprised of Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl, hailed originally from a coastal fishing town in Washington and rose to become one of the most influential rock bands in history with irreverence, intense honesty and an overriding passion. The cultural shift Nirvana's Nevermind initiated was felt instantly on release -- and the profundity and depth of that shift becomes even more apparent when seen through the prism of...

2008-10-03 18:00:21

By Alison Dayani BIRMINGHAM pop legends Duran Duran have scooped the accolade for Greatest Video Of All Time. The ground-breaking 1982 music video for Rio, which saw Simon Le Bon and pals frolicking on a yacht with a model, was voted the most legendary by MTV viewers. It beat off competition from Michael Jackson's Thriller, Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit and Take On Me, by A-Ha. New romantics Duran Duran were among the first bands to realise the potential of music videos to...

2008-09-29 14:41:04

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tori Amos descended on the scene in the early '90s brimming with newfound creativity, intelligence, sensitivity and an exacting literary bearing. Celebrated by critics and the public alike, that first spotlight was a heady time in the young singer/songwriter's career. On September 30, 2008, Eagle Rock Entertainment, through its wholly-owned Eagle Eye Media subsidiary, will release Tori Amos Live At Montreux 1991/1992 on both CD (16 songs) and DVD (90...

2008-09-20 12:00:34

Duran Duran's Rio (right) has been named the greatest music video of all time. The 1982 video, featuring the band in suits on a Caribbean beach being teased by scantily-clad women, beat favourites like Michael Jackson's Thriller and Madonna's Like a Prayer. Bjork's video for her 1999 hit All Is Full of Love, where she played a robot in a steamy clinch with another robot, took second place. Take On Me, the 1985 video from A-Ha, where singer Morten Harket was a comic book character who...

2006-09-03 20:57:56

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tori Amos' radical reworking of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and the camp rendering of "Dancing in the Street" by David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the tracks collected for a covers compilation CD that will benefit a medical charity. Also included on "Between the Covers," which Sony BMG will release in the United States on September 12 to benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, are Lenny Kravitz's take on "American Woman," Madonna's reheated "American Pie" and...