Friday, September 9, 2011

ZIA Film Fest 2011! Special screening of Nirvana "Live At The Paramount" on September 23rd at MADCAP Theatres!

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the pivotal Nirvana album "Nevermind", special 20th Anniversary multi-format reissues along with a DVD will be released on September 27th! Never before released Nirvana film "Live At The Paramount" captures the band at their pinnacle and will be featured as part of our ZIA Film Fest 2011! One night only screening on Friday, September 23rd at 9:00PM at MADCAP Theatre in Tempe, AZ! Film will be running for just one day so make sure not to miss this one!

Stop by any of our ZIA locations to pre-order the Nirvana "Nevermind 20th Anniversary" or "Live At The Paramount" DVD and get a FREE Ticket to the ZIA Film Fest and screening on September 23rd! Please note that seating is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis. Seating will not be guaranteed so make sure to get down to ZIA early to Pre-Order Nirvana and get your ticket!

While on the road to support Nevermind, Nirvana performed at Seattle's famed Paramount Theatre before a homecoming crowd. Launching a nineteen song set with a brilliant cover of The Vaselines' "Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam," the band cranked out soon-to-be iconic songs like "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Lithium" and "Breed." Soon following, everyone in the world knew who Nirvana was and the musical landscape has never been the same. The Paramount concert -- the only show ever shot of the band on 16mm film -- has been transferred to an incredibly detailed 1080p high definition picture. Mixed in 5.1 surround sound from the original multi-tracks, Nirvana: Live at the Paramount will be available on DVD at all ZIA stores on September 27th!

More info on the Nevermind 20th Anniversary Multi-Format re-issues available on and on sale September 27th!

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 20 millions copies worldwide, Nevermind would come to be much more than one of the most successful and influential albums of its or any era. As the album that returned unaffected rock 'n' roll integrity and passion to the top of the charts, Nevermind would prove a singular inspiration to fans and musicians alike over the last two decades - and will undoubtedly do so for generations to come.

Now on the occasion of Nevermind's 20th Anniversary, come the release of a full spectrum re-release worth of such a pivotal classic. With configurations ranging from a 2-CD Deluxe Edition and a standard digital/CD remaster of the original album, the 20th anniversary reissue of Nevermind makes the most of the occasion, unearthing literally dozens of previously unreleased recordings, obscure B-sides, alternate mixes, radio sessions, studio rarities and live recordings, including a 1991 Halloween concert at Seattle's Paramount Theatre in its entirety.

The Nirvana Nevermind 20th Anniversary reissue is also available as a 2-CD Deluxe Edition featuring the remastered album and B-sides, the Smart Studio sessions, boombox rehearsal and BBC sessions, a 4-LP, 180-gram heavyweight vinyl edition featuring the same 40 tracks as the Deluxe Edition, a remastered CD of the original album, and digital versions of the standard and deluxe editions. The Paramount concert, transferred from 16mm film and multi-track audio, is the only known Nirvana concert shot to film!




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