Tag Archives: Record Store Day

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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Cover art for Iron Maiden’s Record Store Day release revealed

Posted by on March 11, 2016

We recently wrote about the upcoming Record Store Day and its many exclusive releases. Today, Iron Maiden have released details about its contribution- a 12″ picture disc of “Empire of the Clouds.” If you’re not familar, here’s a little backstory of the longest song in Maiden’s discography. It’s based around the doomed flight of the R101 airship- […]

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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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Black Sabbath’s “Changes” gets soulful makeover

Posted by on December 9, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/xi49yirJiEA[/youtube] We previously wrote about Charles Bradley’s cover of Black Sabbath’s “Changes” when the song was initially covered by the soul singer for Record Store Day last year. Bradley, in his late ’60s, didn’t get his start in music until he was in his late ’40s as a James Brown impersonator, and his horn-driven take […]

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Stone Sour are “Sailin’ On” with latest cover

Posted by on November 17, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/SGGYBE-VoLA[/youtube] We already know that Stone Sour are going Straight Outta Burbank for their second of three planned cover EPs. In fact, we’ve already gotten to hear one of the songs from the EP, which will be out next week on vinyl for Record Store Day. Yesterday, the band unveiled another, their take of Bad Brains’ […]

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