Thursday, 04 May 2000
The House of Blues recently announced that they will be providing the Internet's first ever live music video digital download (VDD) service. Located at their web site http://www.hob.com, the music content for these downloadable music videos will be drawn from the various House of Blues venues throughout North America. Users will be able to download live tracks at a price of $2.99 per video. Fans of live music will be able to download live performance video clips from a growing catalog of artists. The initial VDD offerings will include performances by Public Enemy, Squeeze, X, Berlin and Cheap Trick. Released in conjunction with Microsoft’s new Windows Media Player 7, HOB.com will offer users a free download from the alternative rock/rap group 311 (pictured at right) until May 8th.