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DEF LEPPARD RELEASE LIMITED EDITION BOX SET 'DEF LEPPARD - VOLUME THREE' TODAY- AVAILABLE NOW!

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, legendary British rock 'n' roll icons and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Def Leppard will release Def Leppard Volume Three , a new limited edition box set UMe/Virgin.

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  • LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, legendary British rock 'n' roll icons and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Def Leppard will release Def Leppard Volume Three , a new limited edition box set UMe/Virgin.
  • This set marks the third of four volumes of the band's complete recorded output in both 180gm vinyl and limited-edition CD box sets.
  • They contain all the recordings from the band in the 2000's and features the original packaging on both formats.
  • Band members Joe Elliott, Rick Savage, Rick Allen, Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell have also contributed to the set.

Gilberto Gil to Receive Honorary Doctorate at Berklee's Campus in Valencia, Spain

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 1:14pm

VALENCIA, Spain, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Berklee President Roger H. Brown will present Brazilian multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Gilberto Gil with an honorary doctorate at Berklee Valencia's commencement ceremony on Monday, July 5, 2021.

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  • VALENCIA, Spain, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Berklee President Roger H. Brown will present Brazilian multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Gilberto Gil with an honorary doctorate at Berklee Valencia's commencement ceremony on Monday, July 5, 2021.
  • The Valencia campus previously awarded honorary doctorates to Eddie Gmez (2013), John McLaughlin (2017), Al Di Meola (2018), Imogen Heap (2019), and Lila Downs (2020).
  • Gilberto Gil is one of the leading names in Brazilian music, with a career that has spanned more than six decades.
  • About Berklee's Campus in Valencia, Spain
    Berklee Valencia is the college's first international campus and its first outside of Boston.

Gilberto Gil to Receive Honorary Doctorate at Berklee's Campus in Valencia, Spain

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 1:14pm

VALENCIA, Spain, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Berklee President Roger H. Brown will present Brazilian multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Gilberto Gil with an honorary doctorate at Berklee Valencia's commencement ceremony on Monday, July 5, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • VALENCIA, Spain, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Berklee President Roger H. Brown will present Brazilian multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Gilberto Gil with an honorary doctorate at Berklee Valencia's commencement ceremony on Monday, July 5, 2021.
  • The Valencia campus previously awarded honorary doctorates to Eddie Gmez (2013), John McLaughlin (2017), Al Di Meola (2018), Imogen Heap (2019), and Lila Downs (2020).
  • Gilberto Gil is one of the leading names in Brazilian music, with a career that has spanned more than six decades.
  • About Berklee's Campus in Valencia, Spain
    Berklee Valencia is the college's first international campus and its first outside of Boston.

Happy Franksgiving!

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 2:30pm

A perfect complement to the film, the 68-track soundtrack is available to stream and download now via Zappa Records/UMe.

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  • A perfect complement to the film, the 68-track soundtrack is available to stream and download now via Zappa Records/UMe.
  • It also includes two classical compositions by Zappa's lifetime inspirations Edgard Varese and Igor Stravinsky as well as several interview clips.
  • The soundtrack is rounded out with 26 original score cues newly composed by John Frizzell for the documentary.
  • 3CD & DIGITAL TRACK LIST:
    Memories Of El Monte (Live from the Whisky A Go-Go June 23, 1968) The Mothers of Invention*
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Trending Today on FOX Business Features Innovations in Music and Sound at The NAMM Show

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 11:30am

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In this exciting episode of Trending Today, we attended NAMM in Anaheim, CA to see the latest in music and sound technology.

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  • JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In this exciting episode of Trending Today, we attended NAMM in Anaheim, CA to see the latest in music and sound technology.
  • This episode stars Gibson Guitars, D&A Guitar Gear and Hendrix Drums, as well as the 35th annual NAMM TEC Awards hosted by Fred Armisen.
  • Liz Plummer, Executive Producer for "Trending Today" says, "Filming at The NAMM Show has been the highlight of my year!
  • Learn more about this episode on www.trendingtoday.com and travel with Trending Today across the country to explore these incredible innovations and success stories.

Positive Grid presents Guitar Cloud Symposium (spearheaded by Michael Jackson/Jeff Beck guitarist Jennifer Batten)

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- GUITAR GREATS JENNIFER BATTEN, ANGELA PETRILLI, VICKI GENFAN, AND GRETCHEN MENN, TO TEACH AT JENNIFER BATTEN'S GUITAR CLOUD SYMPOSIUM LAUNCH OCTOBER 16-19

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  • PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- GUITAR GREATS JENNIFER BATTEN, ANGELA PETRILLI, VICKI GENFAN, AND GRETCHEN MENN, TO TEACH AT JENNIFER BATTEN'S GUITAR CLOUD SYMPOSIUM LAUNCH OCTOBER 16-19
    Jennifer Batten's Guitar Cloud Symposium (GCS)TM is coming to guitarists worldwide October 16-19, 2020.
  • The four-day online guitar mastery program features an all-star presenter lineup, including Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson/Jeff Beck guitarist), Angela Petrilli, Vicki Genfan, and Gretchen Menn.
  • Guitar Cloud Symposium (GCS) is an all new virtual guitar mastery program, and the brainchild of Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson/Jeff Beck guitarist).
  • Jennifer Batten's Guitar Cloud Symposium instructors are personally vetted by Batten and meet her rigorous criteria.

Joe Bonamassa Announces New Studio Album "Royal Tea" Inspired by Jeff Beck, Led Zeppelin, John Mayall, Eric Clapton, and Cream - Available October 23

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 3:00pm

Bonamassa also surprised his fans this past Friday with his latest single, "Why Does It Take So Long To Say Goodbye."

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  • Bonamassa also surprised his fans this past Friday with his latest single, "Why Does It Take So Long To Say Goodbye."
  • "I would have been about twelve years old, and it was the sound I heard in my head.
  • VIPs will also get a picture of Joe with his "audience" which will be sent to them via email to keep.
  • To keep up with everything Bonamassa, visit jbonamassa.com , and be sure to stay connected on social media.

Dreamscape Media Names Catherine Zappa Publisher & Executive VP of Film & Television

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:03pm

HOLLAND, Ohio, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dreamscape Media, the publishing and entertainment arm of Midwest Tape, today announced the promotion of Catherine Zappa to Publisher & Executive Vice President of Film & Television.

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  • HOLLAND, Ohio, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dreamscape Media, the publishing and entertainment arm of Midwest Tape, today announced the promotion of Catherine Zappa to Publisher & Executive Vice President of Film & Television.
  • Zappa joined Dreamscape Media as Executive Director of Content & Strategy in February 2019.
  • As Publisher & Executive VP of Film & Television, Zappa will oversee all sales and operations for Dreamscape including acquisitions, design, production, marketing and brand management.
  • In 2020, Dreamscape Media is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a library-first publisher.

Prestwick Productions examines 'The 27 Club' with new documentary

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 5:00pm

But what links exist between the iconic trio and just how did the idea of the 'The 27 Club' enter the pop culture psyche?

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  • But what links exist between the iconic trio and just how did the idea of the 'The 27 Club' enter the pop culture psyche?
  • Within the space of a year in 1970 and, in quick succession, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison all tragically met untimely deaths.
  • Prestwick Productions are proud to announce their latest documentary in association with several major broadcasters here in the US and in Canada Watch this space!
  • Prestwick Productions are industry leaders in documentary production, founded by award-winning creatives and fueled by a passion for storytelling.

Joni Mitchell to Receive Les Paul Innovation Award at 35th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:00pm

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Hailed as the most important and influential female recording artist of the late 20th century, inspired folk artist and pioneerJoni Mitchell will receive the prestigious Les Paul Innovation Award at the 35th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards (NAMM TEC Awards), being held Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Anaheim, California.

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  • CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Hailed as the most important and influential female recording artist of the late 20th century, inspired folk artist and pioneerJoni Mitchell will receive the prestigious Les Paul Innovation Award at the 35th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards (NAMM TEC Awards), being held Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Anaheim, California.
  • "We are excited that Joni will be the recipient of the prestigious Les Paul Innovation Award," says Michael Braunstein, Executive Director of The Les Paul Foundation.
  • We are thrilled that Joni Mitchell will jointhe list of extraordinary recipients that represent the spirit of the legendary Les Paul."
  • With this award, Mitchell will join the likes of Peter Frampton, Jackson Browne, Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Don Was, Slash, Todd Rundgren, Pete Townshend, Steve Vai and others, as a Les Paul Innovation Award honoree.