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Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band debut on iTunes

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BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND DEBUT ON ITUNES

SEGER'S MULTI-PLATINUM 'LIVE BULLET' AND 'NINE TONIGHT' CONCERT ALBUMS TO MAKE DIGITAL DEBUT TUESDAY

FREE DIGITAL EP AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT ITUNES FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY; USA TODAY SNEAK PREVIEW TODAY


Hollywood, California: Bob Seger will debut his digitally remastered multi-platinum Live Bullet and Nine Tonight concert albums on The iTunes Store and Amazon MP3 store Tuesday, September 13. To celebrate the offer, a free digital 'Bonus EP' will be available for download for one week only exclusively on iTunes. USA TODAY is offering fans an exclusive preview of the free EP today, which features six classic tracks including “Hollywood Nights" (live), “Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" (live), and “Mainstreet," at bobseger.usatoday.com.

Seger & The Silver Bullet Band announced new dates for the second leg to their 2011 North American Tour Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band last week that will extend from coast to coast, with stops at a wide range of venues, including New York's newly-renovated Madison Square Garden, the Eastern Michigan University campus, Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Casino, and Seger's first stadium festival show in decades, Orlando Calling. Additional dates will be announced shortly including the tour's West coast swing.

Live Bullet and Nine Tonight will also be re-released on CD Tuesday with restored original artwork and updated packaging and offered in a special CD/T-Shirt Box combination at select retailers.

Originally released in 1976, Live Bullet was recorded at Cobo Hall in Bob Seger's hometown of Detroit, Michigan. The album has sold over five million copies and features 14 classics, including “Turn The Page," “Travelin' Man/Beautiful Loser," “Katmandu," plus a live bonus track exclusive to this newly remastered edition, a rare recording of “I Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody's Home" from Seger's sold out first stadium show at the Pontiac Silverdome.

Originally released in 1981, Nine Tonight was also recorded, in part, at Detroit's Cobo Hall, as well as at Boston's Boston Garden. The five-times platinum album features 16 live hits, including “Old Time Rock And Roll," “Night Moves," and “Hollywood Nights," plus a live bonus track exclusive to this newly remastered edition, “Brave Strangers."

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band's live performances have led to record sales in excess of 51 million which includes 11 platinum and seven multi-platinum RIAA-certified album sales awards. Seger holds the distinction for the #1 Catalog Album of the Decade (2000-2010) for his Greatest Hits, which has sold more than nine million copies in the U.S. to date, posting an unbroken 16-year streak on Billboard's Top 200 Albums and Catalog Albums charts.

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