Tag Archives: Record Store Day

Record Store Day was successful, metal among top-sold titles

Posted by on April 21, 2015

As anyone at an independent record store this past Saturday can attest, Record Store Day was a huge success. In fact, while vinyl has been on an upswing since 2007, this year’s Record Store Day was even larger. How much larger? Well, vinyl sold 1,500% more than it did the previous Saturday, and Record Store […]

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Stone Sour premiere their take on “Creeping Death”

Posted by on April 13, 2015

Stone Sour is putting their spin on hits from some of their favorite musicians for the band’s upcoming covers EP, Meanwhile In Burbank. This Record Store Day release is out April 18th and features a rendition of “Creeping Death” by Metallica, which you can check out now. Recently, Stone Sour guitarist Josh Rand gushed to Rolling […]

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Faith No More play surprise set at Amoeba Records

Posted by on November 29, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/iHa3-8LMJPk[/youtube] Yesterday’s Record Store Day was already a special day for Faith No More fans, given that the band’s first new music in 17 years, “Motherfucker,” was released. But for patrons of San Francisco’s Amoeba Records, it was even more special, as the band played a surprise five-song set at the store. Taking to the […]

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Metallica’s ‘Some Kind Of Monster’ getting a 10-year reissue

Posted by on September 24, 2014

Remember St. Anger? It’s ok if you’d rather not. Metallica does though, and they even have a video document of the trying times when they were making it. Metallica: Some Kind of Monster was a pretty ground-breaking documentary, in that it showed the band arguing, battling addictions, going to group therapy, and damn near breaking up while […]

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Here’s Machine Head’s new song ‘Killers & Kings’

Posted by on April 20, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/trljQDE54Sw[/youtube] Yesterday was Record Store Day, and by all early reports, it was an incredibly successful one. Lines around the blocks at record stores nationwide won’t save the music industry, but proved that there’s still a passion for physical product, at least twice a year. At any rate, Machine Head chose RSD as an opportunity […]

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Machine Head post in-studio footage

Posted by on January 31, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/jPnq12DG2EU[/youtube] We already knew that Machine Head were going to be recording a few songs for a Record Store Day exclusive. The 10″ vinyl will feature a demo of a new song, “Killers and Kings,”  as well as a cover of “Our Darkest Days”/”Bleeding” by Ignite. Today the band released footage of themselves doing background […]

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New Machine Head song, cover coming for Record Store Day

Posted by on January 23, 2014

Mark your calendar for April 19th – that’s Record Store Day. And while there are still plenty of releases to be announced, as of a few hours ago, we know that Machine Head will be putting out some vinyl. In addition to the demo of a new song, “Killers & Kings,” they’ll also be recording […]

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Black Friday’s Record Store Day to bring releases from Puscifer, Metallica, Nirvana and Queens of the Stone Age

Posted by on November 1, 2013

This year Black Friday has been made more tolerable, with the announcement of Record Store Day slated for November 29. Now music fans can feel a little more included in physical shopping activities with official events scheduled for the day and special album releases announced just for the occasion. Some of the post-turkey day releases […]

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Metal Insider’s (More Than) Top 5: Black Friday Vinyl Releases

Posted by on October 22, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. The idea behind Record Store Day is a great one – get music consumers into independent record stores to pick up rare and limited-edition music from some amazing artists. It usually takes place on the third Saturday of April, but […]

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Buy Sword Album On Declining Medium, Get It Free On Obscure One

Posted by on September 18, 2012

Given The Sword’s not-that-secret ’70s worship, they probably wish the only format you could buy their albums on were vinyl and 8 track. However, with their fourth album, Apocryphon, coming out on October 22, fans will be able to pick the album up in another retro format. Through a partnership with independent music stores and Record […]

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