New York — Multimedia music distributor Eagle Rock Entertainment said it will support Sony’s Playstation Portable (PSP) handheld game player by releasing select audio/video catalog titles on the new Universal Media Disc (UMD) format, used by the multimedia gaming device.
Eagle Rock said it will distribute the titles, which have sold more than one million copies combined on DVD in the United States, to retail channels worldwide.
Initial titles will include the following:
Black Label Society: “Boozed, Broozed & Broken Boned”
Busta Rhymes: “Everything Remains Raw”
Jimi Hendrix: “Electric Ladyland Classic Album”
Iron Maiden: “Number of the Beast Classic Album”
Marilyn Manson: “Guns, God and Government”
Metallica: “Metallica Classic Album”
Nirvana: “Nevermind Classic Album”
Pink Floyd: “Dark Side of the Moon Classic Album”
Puddle of Mudd: “Live at the Key Club — Striking That Familiar Chord”
Snoop Dogg: “Big Snoop Dogg's Puff Puff Pass Tour”
Various Artists: “Up in Smoke Tour, featuring Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube
Eagle Rock also has one-minute song clips in MPEG-4 format from Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson, The Cure, Busta Rhymes and Dio available for download to the PSP on its Web site, www.eaglerockent.com.