Category Archives: Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2016 releases unveiled

Posted by on March 10, 2016

As sales of digital downloads and compact discs continue to fall and streaming continues to rise, there’s one big exception, and that’s vinyl. In fact, in 2015, vinyl sales increased 30 percent, to nearly 12 million. There are several reasons for this. Apparently, millennials are leading the cause, because there’s something cool and  retro about […]

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Deftones gold vinyl double-album among Record Store Day offerings

Posted by on March 8, 2016

While Record Store Day is still a little over a month away, there are still labels just starting to let collectors know what they can pick up in their local independent record store on April 16th. Today Warner Bros., who always have a robust offering, released their list, and there’s definitely some stuff for metal […]

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Metallica named 2016’s Record Store Day Ambassador

Posted by on February 23, 2016

Record Store Day is less than two months away, with this year’s taking place on Saturday, April 16th. And while the opportunity to pick up rare and limited edition music from artists on CD and vinyl (and sometimes cassette) is incentive enough to coerce many to head to their nearest independent record store, RSD usually […]

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Metallica to reissue ‘Kill ’em All’ and ‘Ride the Lightning’ in deluxe box sets

Posted by on February 18, 2016

Metallica have been working on their new album for some time now and until we hear anything resembling completion about it, we won’t have to wait much longer for a Metallica release – even if it isn’t exactly new stuff.. Well over a year ago, the band asked fans to send in any pictures, bootlegs, and […]

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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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