Get Ready For A Lot More Grateful Dead In 2012

    It’s not even debatable that the Grateful Dead are one of music’s most merchandised bands: Their stickers are ubiquitous, and their posters are in every 19-year-olds’ first apartment. But, apparently, that’s not enough: The group is ramping up its merchandising deals in 2012, with an “aggressive” plan for many products donned with the Grateful Dead logo, from luggage tags to mugs, a version of Monopoly to wine.

    This, along, with planned movies–a Jerry Garcia biopic and an Across the Universe  like movie featuring the Dead’s music–will keep the Dead in your face for the foreseeable future. Read more at RS