Tag Archives: Record Store Day

Motörhead to celebrate Record Store Day with special collector’s vinyl of “Heroes”

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Motörhead will be participating on Record Store Day with the release of a 7” picture disc of their runaway hit cover version of David Bowie’s “Heroes.” On April 21st, this special edition vinyl arrives, and it will have fresh artwork including a new take on the classic war-pig. The disc’s flip-side will feature the Wacken […]

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Led Zeppelin announces first-ever record store day release

Posted by on February 27, 2018

To celebrate fifty-years of Led Zeppelin a little early, the group will have their first-ever Record Store Day release. On April 21st, the band will unleash a limited edition 7-inch single, which is produced by Jimmy Page and pressed on yellow vinyl. The single will have two previously unreleased versions, which were handpicked by Page […]

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2017’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator and more

Posted by on October 18, 2017

While we haven’t had the chance to fully celebrate Halloween, we did receive an extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released on Black Friday (November 24th). These ‘Record Store Day’ releases include a wide range from Iggy Pop, Clutch, Janis Joplin, Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator, Venom, Black Label Society and more. Wanna […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 21st, 2017: pardon us while we burst into flames

Posted by on April 21, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week feature a new releases by Incubus, Night Demon, and a reformed Labyrinth, as well as a few vinyl re-issues, and a whole bunch of Record Store Day exclusives. If you would […]

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Avenged Sevenfold, Darkest Hour, Dillinger Escape Plan among Record Store Day exclusives

Posted by on March 9, 2017

The 10th annual Record Store Day to celebrate independent record stores is coming up on Saturday, April 22nd. And while there’s been a degree of backlash about how good the day is for both record pressing plants and smaller bands that have to wait for months to get vinyl pressed because Toto is coming out with an […]

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Iron Maiden, Anthrax, Refused, Alice In Chains among Record Store Day exclusives

Posted by on October 27, 2016

Although there’s starting to be a bit of a backlash against Record Store Day, it’s still essentially Christmas for independent record stores and a great way to pick up unique vinyl or stuff that had been long out of print elsewhere. As we know, there’s a second Record Store Day on Black Friday, and there’s […]

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Nails frontman isn’t down with Record Store Day

Posted by on April 18, 2016

From casual music fans to die-hard collectors, Record Store Day is an excellent opportunity to pick up limited edition vinyl and collectible CDs. It also gets people into independent record stores to pick up said product, which is a win-win for everybody, right? Wrong. It actually winds up hurting a lot of artists, because there are only […]

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Metallica stick to the classics at Record Store Day performance

Posted by on April 18, 2016

If you were one of the lucky ones that made it out to Record Store Day at Rasputin Music in Berkeley, California this past Saturday, you got to see Metallica, the ambassador of the event, play a nine-song set. If you weren’t lucky enough, however, you’re still lucky, since the band captured it on video […]

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Metallica to stream live show during Record Store Day

Posted by on April 15, 2016

As some of you may know, tomorrow is Record Store Day and every year there’s a musician or band named ambassador of the event and this year the honor went to Metallica. Aside from hugely endorsing independent record stores to remain in business, they decided to take things more seriously and will stream a live […]

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Deftones perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Posted by on April 13, 2016

When your band has a highly anticipated new album, you’d imagine promoting it shouldn’t be an issue and would be a piece of cake. Deftones, on the other hand, have been at every media outlet available on earth pushing their newly released record Gore, and last night it got its TV spotlight at the Jimmy […]

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