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Category Archives: Reissues

Whitesnake jumps to Rhino, self titled album getting a reissue

Posted by on August 17, 2017

It’s hard to believe that Whitesnake’s self-titled 1987 album is 30 years old. One of the most iconic images of ’80s metal is the video for the #1 Billboard single “Here I Go Again,” which featured actress Tawny Kitaen doing gymnastics on the hood of future husband and Whitesnake frontman David Coverdale’s white Jaguar. “Still […]

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Here’s an alternate version of Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man”

Posted by on November 18, 2016

While Black Sabbath’s last tour is coming to a close- the band shows no signs of slowing down. Last week they re-released the Paranoid album as a deluxe box set. Among the many goodies included are demos, live performances and new mixes. But it’s not just another box set. And what makes this one special, you ask? Well […]

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Proto-Metal Band Coven Finally Given Their Due

Posted by on October 27, 2016

Of all outlets, People Magazine has done a fantastic write-up on the oft-ignored proto-metal band Coven who released their first album Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Reaps Souls in 1969 and were perhaps the first ‘goth’ band. Their dark occult-themed songs were a stark contrast to the hippie culture that had swept the nation. They even beat Black Sabbath by […]

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Boris reissuing ‘Pink’ with bonus disc; hear a new track

Posted by on May 9, 2016

Japanese metal legends Boris are prepping to reissue their 2006 classic, Pink, to celebrate the album’s tenth anniversary. Included with the reissue is an unreleased nine-track album of songs recorded during the Pink sessions. Pitchfork has the premiere of “Are You Ready?” from the Forbidden Songs bonus album, and it’s exactly what you’d expect from […]

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich unboxes new “Ride The Lightning” deluxe edition

Posted by on April 6, 2016

Yesterday, we showed you the exciting and speechless unboxing of Metallica’s new reissue of Kill ‘Em All done by frontman James Hetflied displaying everything inside the box-set scheduled to be released this April 15th. and now we bring you the exciting and speechless unboxing of Metallica’s new reissue of Ride The Lightning done by drummer Lars Ulrich. Both box-sets include […]

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