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  • January 06, 2011
    The Classic Albums film on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Damn The Torpedoes will air on BBC Four:

    Fri, January 7th at 9PM
    Sat, January 8th at 2:45PM
    Sun, January 9th at 11:40PM

    Classic Albums is Eagle Rock Entertainment's critically acclaimed series which recounts the back stories of music's most enduring and beloved albums. The series peels away the layers, via comprehensive interviews, studio recreations, and vintage footage, to reveal the stories behind the music.
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  • December 16, 2010

    From Sound + Vision Magazine -

    “That was the record where the dam burst.” And that’s Tom Petty, succinctly assessing the impact of his breakthrough monster of a third album with the Heartbreakers’ 1979 Damn the Torpedoes.

    The assessment springs from the record’s entry in Eagle Vision’s series of Classic Albums - and my advice is to view all 98 minutes of that documentary first when enjoying these two Torpedoes titles on Blu-ray.

    In keeping with the Classic Albums procedure, Petty, the Heartbreakers, co-producer Jimmy Iovine, and engineer Shelly Yakus all get behind the board to
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  • November 24, 2010
    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are participating in “Back To Black Friday” by releasing a limited edition 7 inch vinyl at indie record stores across the country this Friday November 26. The 7 inch includes two previously unreleased studio tracks from the bonus disc of Damn The Torpedoes – Deluxe Edition: Nowhere and Surrender.

    "Back to Black Friday" is being organized by Record Store Day, a cooperative project of hundreds of independent record stores.

    The day after Thanksgiving has long been the red-letter day for big-box and chain retailers.
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  • November 15, 2010
    Check out Paula Carino’s article on Damn The Torpedoes – Deluxe Edition!
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  • November 12, 2010
    Check out Randy Lewis’ article on Damn The Torpedoes – Deluxe Edition and Classic Albums documentary!
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  • November 08, 2010
    VH1 Classic Programming Re-Airing! Don’t miss the Classic Albums Damn The Torpedoes documentary and the 1978 New Year’s Eve Concert Live From The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium!

    Yesterday November 7 VH1 Classic ran a 5 hour Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers marathon in support of tomorrow’s release of Damn The Torpedoes – Deluxe Edition. The marathon included two world television premieres; the Damn The Torpedoes Classic Albums documentary and the December 31, 1978 concert from The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.

    If you missed yesterday’s marathon there are still many more chances
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  • July 20, 2010
    We are excited to announce the August 3 release of Damn The Torpedoes- Classic Albums documentary on DVD and Blu-ray.

    Classic Albums is Eagle Rock Entertainment's critically acclaimed series which recounts the back stories of music's most enduring and beloved albums. The series peels away the layers, via comprehensive interviews, studio recreations, and vintage footage, to reveal the stories behind the music.

    The Damn The Torpedoes edition of Classic Albums features comprehensive interviews with Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, Ron Blair, producer Jimmy Iovine, engineer Shelley
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