Can’t make it to Slipknot’s KNOTFEST, which takes place this weekend at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, CA? No problem. PlayStation’s Live Events Viewer will take you there on Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26 (2 PM-12 AM PST). With a live stream that will cover three stages, viewers will be able to see some of the best in heavy music from around the world – including sets by metal titans like Danzig, Atreyu, Killswitch Engage, Testament and King 610.

Did we mention it’s free? Yes, it is.

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Slipknot’s new album .5: The Gray Chapter is out now.

Delivered straight to your living room from your PS4™ and PS3™ systems, the Live Events Viewer gives users the opportunity to watch exciting live content or catch up with on-demand viewing of UFC and wrestling events, concerts, races and more all with no subscription and no commitments.

Here’s how to download the Live Events Viewer app for free to get started:

  • Log on to PlayStation®Store on your PS4™ (or PS3™).
  • Find Live Events Viewer for download in the Apps section.
  • Once the Live Events Viewer is downloaded, find it on PS4™ in the TV & Video tile (or on PS3’s XMB under TV/Video Services).
  • Log on with your Sony Entertainment Network username and password.
  • Then, simply select Knotfest, join the event and enjoy the action

*KNOTFEST…. A Happening That Will Awaken Your Darkest Senses will be available on the Live Events Viewer app in US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.

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In the Heart of the Sea: Chris Hemsworth stars in the true story of an 1820 whaling ship and its captain that inspired Moby Dick.

Watch director Ron Howard’s previous films as well: Backdraft, Rush

Top Five: Chris Rock plays a comedian who’s tired of being funny but has to endure a grueling press session.

Go behind the lives of comedians in these movies: Funny People, Obvious Child

Dying of the Light: Nicolas Cage plays a CIA agent who’s trying to take care of one last assignment before the dementia he’s been diagnosed with takes over.

Get more intrigue here: The Bourne Identity, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer, which means Halloween is right around the corner. We’re celebrating the holiday a little early with our Sale of the Dead event, comprised of a long list of scary games, movies and TV shows discounted up to 65 percent off or, if you’re a PS Plus member, up to 80 percent off.

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Find out more about what titles are on sale now here and check back on 10/28 for the second week’s lineup.

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Here are some of the exciting new releases available on Video Unlimited today:

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Deliver Us From Evil: A New York police officer and a priest join forces to combat the supernatural forces that seem to be terrorizing their city.

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Hercules (2014): Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, is tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his help in defeating a fierce warlord.

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Jersey Boys: Clint Eastwood’s Tony Award winning musical makes it way to the big screen. Relive the tale of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic ’60s rock group The Four Seasons.

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The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug (Extended Edition): The Middle-earth adventure continues as Bilbo Baggins helps a band of dwarves who are out to reclaim their lost kingdom from the fearsome dragon Smaug. This extended edition includes 30 minutes of bonus content hosted by Academy Award winning director Peter.

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Sex Tape: A married couple, played by Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz, decide they need to spice up their lives by making a sex tape. What first seemed like a good idea turns bad when the video is made public. Follow along as they attempt to reclaim the video and their marriage.

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The New York City indie band Skaters is on tour in support of its debut album, Manhattan, and we want you to get close to the action when they hit their hometown. Join the quartet onstage on Saturday, Oct. 25 (6 PM PST/10 PM EST) via the PlayStation Live Events Viewer app as they perform a set for our New Legends Concert Series, an ongoing look at New York’s best musical talent featuring marquee events in Brooklyn and Manhattan. So grab a banquet beer, play some air guitar and smile because you’re experiencing something legendary.

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Delivered straight to your living room from your PS4™ and PS3™ systems, the Live Events Viewer gives users the opportunity to watch exciting live content or catch up with on-demand viewing of UFC and wrestling events, concerts, races and more all with no subscription and no commitments.

Here’s how to download the Live Events Viewer app for free to get started:

  • Log on to PlayStation®Store on your PS4™ (or PS3™).
  • Find Live Events Viewer for download in the Apps section.
  • Once the Live Events Viewer is downloaded, find it on PS4™ in the TV & Video tile (or on PS3’s XMB under TV/Video Services).
  • Log on with your Sony Entertainment Network username and password.
  • Then, simply select News Legends Concert Series, purchase the event and enjoy the action.

*New Legends Concert Series will be available on the Live Events Viewer app in US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.

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Make your headphones happy with these new releases hitting Music Unlimited this week. Listen now.

Albums

T.I., Paperwork
Kiesza, Sound Of A Woman
Logic, Under Pressure (Deluxe)
Ben Howard, I Forget Where We Were
Jessie Ware, Tough Love (Deluxe)
Little Big Town, Pain Killer
Neil Diamond, Melody Road
Annie Lennox, Nostalgia
Bush, Man on the Run (Deluxe Version)
Army of the Pharaohs, Heavy Lies the Crown
Foxygen, …And Star Power
Boaz, Intuition
Cooly G, Wait ’til Night
The Budos Band, Burnt Offering
Inna, Party Never Ends
Slipknot, 5: The Gray Chapter (Special Edition)
Kindness, Otherness
Mark Lanegan Band, Phantom Radio
Priory, Weekend EP

Songs

“Bad Thing,” Kiesza feat Joey Bada$$
“Body Language,” Kid Ink
“Don’t It,” Billy Currington
“Whole Damn Year,” Mary J. Blige
“Gust Of Wind,” Pharrell Williams
“Text Me In The Morning,” Neon Trees
“Multiply,” A$AP Rocky
“If Your Heart Can Handle It,” Nashville Cast feat Aubrey Peeples and Chris Carmack
“Hold Me (feat. Pusha T) ,” Janine And The Mixtape
“Kanye,” The Chainsmokers feat Siren
“Dusty Beds,” Fences
“So Far Away,” Mary Lambert
“Pu$$y (feat. Billy Blue) ,” Lupe Fiasco
“Drunk Americans,” Toby Keith
“Party Ain’t A Party,” Jamie Foxx feat. 2 Chainz
“Not On Drugs,” Tove Lo
“Lifestyle,” Rich Gang feat Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug
“L.A.LOVE (la la) (Revised Audio/Final) ,” FERGIE
“No Mediocre,” T.I. feat. Iggy Azalea
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“Assassin (feat. Amanda Blank) ,” Spank Rock
“Tuesday,” I LOVE MAKONNEN
“Trouble with My Baby,” Paloma Faith
“Outer Space (feat. Genevieve) ,” G
“Pay Attention,” Big K.R.I.T. feat Rico Love

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Are you ready for the championship rematch between reigning featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes? Two years after facing each other in Brazil, the fighters will battle again and you can watch it as it happens on  PlayStation Live Events Viewer app on Saturday, Oct. 25 (10PM ET/7PM PT) at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium. The bill also includes a match between No. 6 light heavyweight Glover Teixeira vs. No. 7 Phil Davis.

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Delivered straight to your living room from your PS4™ and PS3™ systems, the Live Events Viewer gives users the opportunity to watch exciting live content or catch up with on-demand viewing of UFC and wrestling events, concerts, races and more all with no subscription and no commitments.

Here’s how to download the Live Events Viewer app for free to get started:

  • Log on to PlayStation®Store on your PS4™ (or PS3™).
  • Find Live Events Viewer for download in the Apps section.
  • Once the Live Events Viewer is downloaded, find it on PS4™ in the TV & Video tile (or on PS3’s XMB under TV/Video Services).
  • Log on with your Sony Entertainment Network username and password.
  • Then, simply select UFC 179, purchase the event and enjoy the action.

*UFC 179 is available on the Live Events Viewer app in US and Canada

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“In space no one can hear you scream.”

With that simple statement Alien introduced a generation to a universe of face huggers and other things that terrified not only the characters on screen but also audiences everywhere.

The story was simple: A crew of researchers on their way back to Earth stop to investigate a distress call coming from a planet near them. But what they find is a perfect killing machine, an alien that incubates in a human host and then goes on a killing spree. Only the tenacity and resourcefulness of Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) ends the threat from spreading to Earth.

After the first installment was such a hit a sequel was inevitable. So Aliens took Ripley and a group of Marines to the remnants of a human colony that has been ravaged by the parasitic aliens. The movie was a big shift from the original, featuring more overt action where the first was more a dramatic fright fest but was even more successful than the first movie.

Ripley’s story would continue with both Alien3, which introduced audiences to first-time director David Fincher, and Alien: Resurrection, which finished the story 200 years after the events of the third movie.

All four movies are available on PlayStation Store now as Special Editions with Bonus Features. So even if you’ve seen the movies you’ll want to check these out and find out even more.

And now the story continues in the new game Alien: Isolation. Set 15 years after the first movie (meaning it also takes place before Aliens) it features Ripley’s daughter Amanda, who has set out to find out what happened to her mother. The game features the same sort of thrills and chills as the movies as players navigate Amanda through her struggle to not just find out the truth but also simply survive.

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If you’re enjoying the game then you’ll also want to check out the Alien Isolation: Friday Night Gamers playlist on Music Unlimited. Featuring tracks by Lana Del Rey, Soft Moon and a host of others, this is the perfect soundtrack for your gaming.

As always, Sony Entertainment Network is your go-to destination for the best in games, movies, TV shows and music. Where else can you get all this Alien goodness in one place without leaving home?

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For this month’s Flash Sale, we’re offering discounts on dozens of games and movies. Grab Hatsune Miku: Project Diva, Bayonetta, Fat Princess, Portal 2 and more for up to 85% percent off today through Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

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Visit PlayStation Blog for a full list of movies and games on sale and other details.

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Shadow of Mordor: Friday Night Gamers: It’s Friday Night Gamers time, and this week is all about Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor! Listen to our brand new selection of songs as you battle as Talion in Middle-Earth to break his curse.

Stax Soul Classics: The flagship indie label that defined the Southern soul sound, Stax Records introduced the pop world to such stellar artists as Otis Redding, The Staple Singers, William Bell and The Dramatics. Stax talents such as Isaac Hayes, The Bar-Keys and Booker T & The MG’s started as behind-the-scenes alchemists and were quickly elevated to brilliant careers. Stax folded in 1975 but its catalog is still prized today.

Dance/Electronic New Releases: Fantastic mix this week of new tracks from SBTRKT, The 2 Bears, Royksopp as well as top singles from Deejay Deer and AVICII. We start this mix off with a track from techno pioneers LFO, whose founding member Mark Bell sadly passed away this week.

Brit Pop: When American grunge ascended at the start of the ‘90s, Britain fought back for alt rock dominance with a guitar-based party-ready sound that recalled everything from the glory days of The Beatles and The Stones to The Smiths and The Jam. Blur, Oasis, Supergrass, The Verve and Pulp led the new breed while veterans such as Paul Weller, Morrissey, Julian Cope and Edwyn Collins were sited as key influences.

Intro To…Movie Themes: Imagine watching Jaws without John Williams’ gripping film score. Movies have been brightened by the orchestral brilliance of Bernard Herrmann, Ennio Morricone and Philip Glass and given jazzy, midnight sheen by the likes of Henry Mancini, John Barry and Duke Ellington. Today’s synth mavens, such as Cliff Martinez and Daft Punk compose pulsating electronic scores which recall the glory days of Vangelis and Giorgio Moroder. The directors John Carpenter and Clint Eastwood often score their own films.

Alt/Indie New Releases: Weezer are back with an album that delivers on the promise of the Blue Album so many years ago. Other new tracks comes from Tweedy, Perfume Genius and Christopher Owens (ex-Girls). Don’t miss out on the especially Kate Bush-esque tracks from BØRNS and Lydia Ainsworth.

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