Fans Unite on Facebook In Advance of Re-Mastered DVD Release on July 23
Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and Milyoni, the leader in #SocialVideo, today announced a virtual concert-going experience featuring The Smashing Pumpkins. Slated for Saturday, July 20, the never before released concert from the upcoming The Aeroplane Flies High re-mastered CD/DVD release will be available for a FREE 24 on-demand rental starting at 6:00PM PDT/9:00PM EDT.
Smashing Pumpkins fans can join the FREE interactive viewing party of the fully re-mastered July 4, 1997 iconic concert from Belfort, France at http://www.facebook.com/smashingpumpkins Powered by Milyoni's #SocialVideo Platform, fans will connect with other viewers and enjoy a unique and socially interactive experience featuring live chat and time-released Social Widgets, delivering exclusive images, trivia, polls and video clips that can be shared via social networks.
"UMe has proven to be one of our strongest partners providing unprecedented content that allows us to deliver the best and most engaging social experience," said John Corpus, CEO, Milyoni. "Equally as important is attracting new users, and by applying our cutting-edge analytics engine, we can illustrate how our audience shares to their social networks and yields an unprecedented rate of new users."
As part of the continuing series of reissues of The Smashing Pumpkins' acclaimed catalog via Virgin/UMe, the iconic alternative band is set to release four separate versions, all fully remastered, of their platinum-selling 1996 box set The Aeroplane Flies High: 6-CD +1 DVD; 5-LPs and Deluxe Digital and Standard Digital editions. The CD/DVD, 5-LP version and digital configurations will be released July 23 2013.