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Category Archives: Vinyl Junkies Rejoice

Emperor releasing 24-album box set

Posted by on December 7, 2015

What to get the ultimate Emperor fan for the holidays? Why not “The Complete Works” box set? Going on sale later this week via Blood Records, it contains a hell of a lot of stuff, especially if you buy the set now. Limited to222 copies, the centerpiece of the collection is a 24LP box set. […]

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Metal Blade reissuing early Slayer albums on vinyl

Posted by on November 12, 2015

If you’re one of the people that picked up Slayer’s rad 2010 box set, The Vinyl Conflict, you were probably pretty psyched to have gotten the majority of the band’s catalog on vinyl. But Repentless aside, there were some notable absences from the 10-LP set, namely their Metal Blade releases from the beginning of their career. The band’s […]

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Judas Priest, Megadeth, The Sword, NIN lead Record Store Day releases

Posted by on October 28, 2015

Whether or not Record Store Day is the bane of the vinyl industry, or a savior to independent record stores, one thing’s for certain: if you’re a collector, there are two days a year where you’ll be able to pick up rare, limited edition or reissued wax that might have been out of print for […]

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Rammstein releasing vinyl box set

Posted by on October 19, 2015

If there’s one thing that can always be said about Rammstein, it’s that they have impressive packaging. And no, we’re not talking about their dildo box set. And while we know we’re getting a new album from them eventually now that they’re starting to write for it, that’s still a ways off. So if you […]

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Vinyl making more money than ad-supported streaming is

Posted by on September 29, 2015

As you can see by looking at our weekly Metal by Numbers columns, record sales aren’t what they used to be. Thankfully, metal is still selling, and with a chart like last week’s, its’ still selling well. Hell, to some, physical media is dead, and we’re living entirely in a streaming economy now. And while […]

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