Tag Archives: Best Buy

Best Buy to stop selling CDs, Target may follow suit

Posted by on February 5, 2018

One of the longest-running columns on this site is Metal by Numbers, a weekly look at the hard rock and metal that sold the most the prior week. Anyone that’s read it over the course of time has noticed, of course, that people are buying a lot less music. That makes sense, as streaming has […]

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Slayer releases Best Buy exclusive “Repentless” single CD

Posted by on August 31, 2015

In anticipation for their upcoming September 11th release, Repentless, Slayer has teamed up with Best Buy to release an exclusive CD single for the album’s title track. The single comes with a live version of “War Ensemble,” however it is still unknown which show the track was recorded at. There were only 4,500 copies pressed, […]

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Get 20% Off iTunes Gift Cards At Best Buy Today

Posted by on April 10, 2012

If your’e the type that buys music or apps via iTunes, Best Buy is offering 20% off cards from $15 to $100 today only. Get on it here.

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Rhapsody Killing Off Napster?

Posted by on October 3, 2011

Earlier today, Rhapsody announced that it had acquired Napster from Best Buy. The purchase was reportedly done to expand Rhapsody’s user base (whether Napster’s deals with labels will cross over is currently unclear). Best Buy will reportedly receive a minority stake in Rhapsody, a small cry from what Best Buy originally bought Napster for in […]

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Win Tickets To Anthrax’s “Secret Show” In NYC!!

Posted by on August 30, 2011

Ok, so it’s not really that much of a secret anymore, but Anthrax (or “Satan’s Lounge Band” if you still want to play along) will be performing a free show on September 12 at the Best Buy Theater in New York City. And though tickets may be free for this intimate album release show, they’re […]

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Charter Cable Getting In On The Cloud Movement

Posted by on June 24, 2011

It looks like everyone is trying to get in on the cloud buzz. Digital Music News reports that Charter Communications, the fourth largest ISP and cable provider in the US will be unleashing their own cloud drive service. However, unlike the major names currently putting their names in the cloud race, Charter’s cloud will not be […]

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Best Buy To Launch Their Own Music Cloud

Posted by on June 21, 2011

According to Digital Music News, Best Buy will be launching their own scan-n-match music cloud service. Though an official announcement has yet to be made, the news was leaked by Catch Media, Inc., a London-based media technology partner that helped Best Buy launch a cloud-enabled music service in the UK. Best Buy’s Music Anywhere in […]

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Ozzy To Auction Off Space Suit Worn In The Best Buy Ad For Charity

Posted by on February 24, 2011

Well at least one good thing is going to come out of this Super Bowl commercial. Both Ozzy Osbourne and Satan’s spawn pop star Justin Bieber will be auctioning off the space suits that they wore in the Best Buy commercial that debuted at this past year’s Super Bowl. Proceeds from the autographed outfits will […]

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Best Buy Reducing CD, DVD Sections

Posted by on September 17, 2010

CD sales have been taking a hit for years, but they’re about to get even worse. In a recent conference call with analysts, Best Buy Chief Executive Brian Dunn told analysts they’d be significantly reducing the amount of space for CDs before the end of the year. “We’ll have another store reset before the holidays, […]

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