“These reassuring pronouncements concealed a catastrophe. When Randy Aronson stood outside the burning warehouse on June 1, he knew he was witnessing a historic event. ‘It was like those end-of-the-world-type movies,’ Aronson says. ‘I felt like my planet had been destroyed.'” NYT Mag: It was the biggest disaster in the history of the music business — and almost nobody knew. This is the story of the 2008 Universal fire.