December 16, 2010
From Sound + Vision Magazine -
That was the record where the dam burst. And thats 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 records entry in Eagle Visions 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
December 13, 2010We are excited to announce that the live tracks from this year's Mojo Summer Tour will be available for download beginning tomorrow Tuesday December 14. Comments
Every person* who purchased a ticket to the tour** will be sent an email tomorrow with instructions on how to download 8 live tracks specially selected by the band. Members of the Highway Companions Club will receive an email with instructions on how to download 14 live tracks (link to 14 song article)
December 13, 2010We are pleased to present TomPetty.com Highway Companions Club Members with 14 live tracks from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers recorded during the 2010 Mojo Summer Tour. These Mojo Tour 2010 Expanded Edition Live Tracks are included as part of the membership package*. Comments
We will be emailing each Highway Companions Club member tomorrow December 14 with a unique coupon code and instructions on how to download the songs. Keep an eye out for that email.
December 02, 2010Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers' 2010 album Mojo has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Rock Album. Other nominees in the category include albums by Jeff Beck, Pearl Jam, Neil Young, and Muse. Comments
The 53rd Grammy Awards will take place in Los Angeles on February 13, 2011 and will be broadcast on CBS.
November 24, 2010Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are participating in âBack To Black Fridayâ 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 â Deluxe Edition: Nowhere and Surrender. Comments
"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.
November 15, 2010Peter Bogdanovichâs Grammy-Award winning film about Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers is now available on Blu-ray for the first time. The Blu-ray version of Runninâ Down A Dream can be purchased exclusively at Amazon.com until December 21st. At that time it will be released via all other outlets. Comments
To purchase Runninâ Down A Dream on Blu-ray, click here.
November 11, 2010Buried Treasure Show #121 (repeat, Season 5 / Show 23, airs November 11-15, 2010 Comments
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