Tower Folds Like Cheap Simile

The Express pillages Tower’s carcass for 15 to 50 percent off (i.e. Best Buy’s normal prices). Here’s a long Chron article with some deep perspective. For SF rockers, Tower Records was where it was all happening — now the party’s over. And here’s what we walked away with:

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