Clutch Announces “The Obelisk” Twelve LP Boxed Set for Record Store Day

Clutch announces a special new LP boxed set for Record Store Day drop #3, THe Obelisk, due this Saturday,  October 24th via Weathermaker Music. The limited-edition set includes 12 LPs, a  Turntable Slipmat, Signed Lithograph, all exclusives. The Obelisk is a box set that consists of all of Clutch’s Weathermaker Music vinyl releases. There are six doj um7t. In addition, the box contains a turntable mat and a square, artist signed lithograph. The rigid box has a magnetic closure and the silver foil is stamped on black Sierra cloth. This is a premium collector’s item and only 2000 exist in the world. Clutch released their twelfth studio album, Book of Bad Decisions, through their own Weathermaker Music in 2018

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ALBUM REVIEW: Mastodon – Medium Rarities

We have been blessed with a lot of great Mastodon news of late, from celebrating their 20th anniversary,  their new song on the Bill And Ted Face The Music soundtrack – “Rufus Lives”, to the band hitting the studio to work on full-length number eight. So 2020 seems like a good time for a good old odds and sods release, the cleverly titled Medium Rarities (Reprise). 

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GWAR to Release Record Store Day “Death Piggy” Compilation Album

GWAR is preparing a special Record Store Day release, a compilation of the original Death Piggy EPs on are combined here with unreleased and compilation tracks on 180g metallic gold vinyl with experimental etchings, remastered from the original tapes and with liner notes written by the band’s guitarist Russ Bahorsky. Death Piggy was the hardcore punk band that Dave Brockie founded in 1982 that lasted until 1984 before disbanding due to the death of drummer Sean Sumner. Death Piggy was the predecessor to GWAR. Brockie passed away at age 50 in 2014, but GWAR continues today. Continue reading

Record Store Day Shares a Video From Robert Trujillo (Infectious Grooves and Metallica)

Robert Trujillo of Metallica and Infectious Grooves has shared a new video for Record Store Day! Trujillo is promoting a new Infectious Grooves 12” album, celebrating the Infectious Grooves reunion release of new music. This will be the first new IG music Trujillo has made with the band in over twenty-five years. The band will help celebrate Record Store Day in France with a special Disquaire Day in France: Infectious Grooves performance, live at Hellfest on June 20! Infectious Grooves was created by Trujillo and singer Mike Muir as a side project to that band Suicidal Tendencies. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Rodrigo y Gabriela Shares New Cover of Metallica Classic Track “Battery”

Metal-inspired Flamenco guitar masters Rodrigo y Gabriela are releasing a new EP on Record Store Black Friday on 29th November 2019. Mettal. Coming to fans on limited edition vinyl and only available from independent record stores. The EP will contain RodGab takes on classic thrash track such as Megadeth’s ‘Holy Wars’, Slayer’s ‘Seasons In The Abyss’, and Metallica’s ‘Battery’. All three tracks were produced and recorded by Sanchez in Oslo, Norway and finished at the duo’s own Lumbini Studio in Ixtapa, Zihuatenejo, Mexico. METTAL EP was mixed by Jim Monti (Slipknot, Metallica, KoRN) and then mastered by GRAMMY® Award-winner Ted Jensen (Bring Me The Horizon, Disturbed, Halestorm) at Sterling Sound, Nashville. The duo is also kicking off a new run of tour dates tonight, see them below! Check out the cover of ‘Battery’.right now!

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Beastie Boys are Releasing a Special “Sabotage” RSD3 3-Inch Single

Beastie Boys recently celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of their Ill Communication (Grand Royal) album. The band is now releasing a special single version of their classic track ‘Sabotage’ as a RSD3 3-inch. The release date is July 19, 2019, and the initial pressing is limited to 2500 items. The RSD3 mini-turntable record players were a special collaboration made in conjunction with Record Store Day 2019 and players can be bought at participating dealers. More details about the ‘Sabotage’ single can be found below. Previous RSD3 special releases so far include Foo Fighters, Epitaph Records and Third Man Records special collections. Continue reading

SunnO))) Streams Entire New Album “Life Metal”, Out Next Week

Legendary drone masters SunnO))) will release their new album Life Metal, due out digitally on April 26th, via Southern Lord. The band just held some special Record Store Day listening parties and exclusive vinyl and CD releases, and now thanks to NPR, you can stream the full album over a week early! Check it out! Continue reading

High On Fire Streams Thin Lizzy Cover, Drops New EP for Record Store Day

High on Fire is having a busy week! They shred their cover of Thin Lizzy early era banger ‘Vagabonds of The Western World’,  as part of Glory or Death Records Bow to Your Masters series which you can hear below. They also released a new EP today for Record Store Day, Bat Salad. The EP has one original and covers of Celtic Frost and Black Sabbath! Check it out!  You can find the EP on sale here: 

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Celebrate Record Store Day 2019 by Supporting Bands, Local Shops and Small Labels

Happy Celebrate Record Store Day 2019 By Supporting bands, local shops, and small Labels If you are wondering how you can find music from your favorite artists and where the participating stores are, we have you covered. Also, all of your favorite labels are holding sales this weekend too! Remember to shop small and buy underground indie artists if you can! Continue reading

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: April 12th New Music Releases

Check out all of today’s new releases in the music world!

Ace Frehley – Spaceman (Picture Disc) (eOne Music) (Buy)

A Day To Remember – Attack Of The Killer B-Sides – Newbury Comics Exclusive (Color) (Buy)

Alice Cooper – Dirty Diamonds (Vinyl) (New West Records)(Buy)

Alien Weaponry – Tu (Vinyl) (Napalm Records)(Buy)

American War Machine – Unholy War (Bridge Nine)(Buy)

Andy Black – The Ghost Of Ohio (Lava/Republic Records)(Buy)

Bad Religion – My Sanity (7″ & 3″) (Epitaph)(Buy)

Basement – Be Here Now (7″) (Fueled By Ramen)(Buy)

Beartooth – B-Sides (7″) (Red Bull Records)(Buy)

Big Business – The Beast You Are (Joyful Noise)(Buy)

Blackguard – Storm (Self-Released)(Buy)

Blind Guardian – The Forgotten Tales Re-Release (Nuclear Blast) (Buy)

Blind Guardian – Live Re-Release (Nuclear Blast) (Buy)

Blind Guardian – Tokyo Tales Re-Release (Nuclear Blast) (Buy)

Brant Bjork – Keep Your Cool Re-Release (Heavy Psych Sounds) (Buy)

BTS – Map Of The Soul: Persona (Buy)

The Chemical Brothers – No Geography(Buy)

Chad Smith & Josh Klinghoffer – Jeepster/Monolith (7″) (ORG Music)(Buy)

Chuck Mosley – Joe Haze Session #2 (7″) (blocGLOBAL)(Buy)

D’angelo – Voodoo – Newbury Comics Exclusive (Color) (Buy)

Death Therapy – Voices (Solid State Records)(Buy)

Def Leppard – The Story So Far Vol. 2/B-Sides (Vinyl) (UMC/Virgin)(Buy)

Diesear – Bloodred Inferno (eOne Music)(Buy)

Dio – Last In Line (Live) (Picture Disc) (BMG)(Buy)

Melissa Etheridge – The Medicine Show(Buy)

Bruce Hornsby – Absolute Zero (Buy)

Felix Martin – Caracas (N/A)(Buy)

Foo Fighters – Big Me (3″) (Roswell Records)(Buy)

Gabriel And The Apocalypse – Alpha Bionic (Pavement Entertainment)(Buy)

Graveyard – Live At Pustervik (Reaktor/Nuclear Blast)(Buy)

Green Jellÿ – Cereal Killer Sounds (Vinyl) (Say-10 Records)(Buy)

Greta Van Fleet – From The Fires (Vinyl) (Lava/Republic)(Buy)

Halestorm – Buzz/Chemical (7″) (Atlantic)()

Hatebreed – Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire – Newbury Comics Exclusive (Color) (Buy)

Hath – Of Rot And Ruin (Willowtip)(Buy)

Hawkwind – The 1999 Party – Live At The Chicago Auditorium (Vinyl) (Rhino/Parlophone)(Buy)

High On Fire – Bat Salad (12″) (eOne Music)(Buy)

Iced Earth – Enter The Realm Re-Release (Red)(Buy)

Inferi – The End Of An Era | Rebirth (The Artisan Era)(Buy)

Inter Arma – Sulphur English (Relapse)(Buy)

Ketzer – Cloud Collider (Metal Blade)(Buy)

Etta James – Etta James Rocks The House – Newbury Comics Exclusive (Color) (Buy)

Norah Jones – Begin Again(Buy)

L7 – Burn Baby (7″) (Blackheart Records)(Buy)

Lake Street Dive – Bad Self Portraits – Newbury Comics Exclusive (Color) (Buy)

Aaron Lewis – State I’m In (Buy)

Mastodon – Stairway To Nick John (10″) (Reprise)(Buy)

Molases – Molases – (Van Records) (Buy)

Motörhead – Overkill/Bomber (7″) (BMG)(Buy)

Motörhead – Rockaway Beach (7″) (Motörhead Music)(Buy)

My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade Is Dead (Vinyl) (Reprise Records) (Buy)

Nekrasov – Lust Of Consciousness (Prosthetic Records)(Buy)

Nirvana – Live At The Paramount (Buy)

Nita Strauss – Controlled Chaos (Vinyl) (Sumerian Records)(Buy)

Numenorean – Adore (Season Of Mist)(Buy)

Pearl Jam – Live At East Street (Vinyl) (Monkeywrench)(Buy)

Pelican – Midnight & Mescaline (7″) (Southern Lord)(Buy)

Pete Rock – Don’t Smoke Rock Instrumentals (Buy)

Pink Floyd – A Saucerful Of Secrets (Mono) (Vinyl) (Legacy)(Buy)

Posthum – Like Wildfire (Indie Recordings)(Buy)

Rush – Hemispheres (Picture Disc) (UMe)(Buy)

Scream Blue Murder – Rock Bottom (Stay Sick Recordings)(Buy)

Serj Tankian – Harakiri (Vinyl) (Music On Vinyl)(Buy)

Silverstein – Redux: The First 10 Years (N/A)(Buy)

Suldusk – Lunar Falls (Northern Silence Productions)(Buy)

Sunn O))) – Life Metal (Vinyl/CD) (Southern Lord)(Buy)

Sworn Amongst – Reclamation EP (Famined Records)(Buy)

The Machinist – Confidimus In Morte (Prosthetic Records)(Buy)

The Used – The Used Live From Maida Vale (10″) (Hopeless Records)(Buy)

Theories – Vessel (Corpse Flower Records)(Buy)

Thrice – Deeper Wells (12″) (Epitaph)(Buy)

Various Artists – Dualism (Eclipse Records)(Buy)

Troll – Legend Master (Shadow Kingdom)(Buy)

Tronos – Celestial Mechanics (Century Media) (Buy)

Various Artists – House Of Wax Music From The Motion Picture (Vinyl) (Maverick)(Buy)

Various Artists – Howard Stern’s Private Parts (Vinyl) (Warner Bros. Records)(Buy)

Various Artists – The Crow (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Vinyl) (Atlantic Records)(Buy)

Various Artists – Transformers – Revenge Of The Fallen Soundtrack (Vinyl) (Reprise Records)(Buy)

Waldgefluster – Mondscheinsonaten (Nordvis)(Buy)

ZVI – Deer Pink (Nefarious Industries)(Buy)