All three of Geezer Butler’s 1990s solo albums apart from Black Sabbath reunions are getting reissued. Plastic Planet (1995), Black Science (1997), and Ohmwork (2005) will be avaialble on vinyl for the first time ever, with both CD and LP using newly updated cover artwork and all will be available via BMG on October 30. Plastic Planet featured Fear Factory vocalist Burton C. Bell, with its incendiary single “Drive Boy Shooting,” and is considered a highlight of that time. In an upcoming interview with Ghost Cult, Bell remarked that he would “jump at the chance” to make another GZR album. That interview is coming soon. Purchase the albums at the link below.
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Heavy Metal legends Coven, in partnership with Prophecy Productions, will release Coven: Half A Century Of Witchcraft, a lovingly crafted box-set this December 13th (Friday the 13th)! Housed in a faux-velvet cover and golden hot foil embossment, and limited to just a thousand copies, this release features all manner of Coven treasures. It includes five LPs; the three classic-era Coven albums, Witchcraft Destroys Minds And Reaps Souls, Coven, and Blood On The Snow with revised and enhanced layouts. In addition, the box features a rarities LP with previously unreleased tracks and demos as well as another vinyl titled Esoterica, containing magickal spells from singer and living legend of occult music, Jinx Dawson herself. This is accompanied by a large 48-page hardcover book (30x30cm, faux leather and golden hotfoil embossment) with never before seen photo material. The book offers extensive commentary and liner notes from Jinx and a preface by Rune Anger. In addition, there will be a flag (62x95cm), showing a sigil crafted by the famed frontwoman. The crowning jewel of the box set is a hand-numbered certificate … printed using Dawson’s blood! These will sell-out so order now at the link below! Continue reading
The always busy and ever-evolving Melvins will reissue some of their classic early 1990s albums such as Houdini, Stoner Witch, and Stag via the always awesome MusicOnVinyllabel. All three will arrive on silver vinyl on July 5th, and be limited editions each. Houdini is limited to 1,500 copies Stoner Witch is limited to 1,000 copies, and Stag will be limited to 1,000 copies on silver vinyl. Pre-orders are live now. Continue reading