Well the list itself is gonna be pretty long when it finally gets here, and you’re definitely gonna want to look for where to go on the actual day for somethings. BBBBBUUUUUUTTT It’s officially happening 4/22 this year… RECORD STORE DAY!!
What began as a way to get people back into actual record stores with special releases that might spark interest has grown into a major event that happens twice a year. In the spring around 4/20 and then again around Black Friday.
This years April releases will see both specially made and never released music that any seasoned and beginner vinyl collector will definitely want to track down.. check out the list so far and find the link below to get more info. ~G
Alice in Chains – “Get Born Again”/”What the Hell Have I”: This double seven-inch set contains their first two recordings with bassist Mike Inez and their final two recordings with Layne Staley.
Avenged Sevenfold – Waking the Fallen: The band’s 2003 album gets its first vinyl pressing as a double LP collector’s edition picture disc.
Bullet for My Valentine – “Don’t Need You”: The 10-inch vinyl contains a track not available on the band’s upcoming album.
The Cure – Greatest Hits, Greatest Hits Acoustic: The band’s 2001 best-of collection (which featured a bonus disc of acoustic recordings) gets its first vinyl release.
Def Leppard – The Def Leppard EP: This is a re-issue of the very first EP released by Def Leppard, originally printed, glued and assembled by Joe Elliott and his mother in 1976.
Halestorm – ReAniMate 3.0: The CoVeRs eP: The band’s latest covers EP gets its first vinyl release.
The Head and the Heart – Stinson Beach Sessions: It features previously unreleased demos from the band’s latest album, Signs of Light, and demos of never-before-released tracks “No Guarantees,” “In the Summertime” and “Bluebird.”
Marcy Playground – Marcy Playground: The “Sex and Candy” band’s debut is released on vinyl for the first time.
Dave Matthews Band – Live at Red Rocks 8.15.95: Their first live album gets re-issued as a four-LP set.
Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes – Live at Jones Beach: This 10-inch single has three tracks from their 1999 tour.
Pearl Jam – “State of Love and Trust”/”Breath”: This seven-inch single is the first vinyl release for these two cuts from the Singles soundtrack.
Pink Floyd – Interstellar Overdrive: This 12-inch single contains a version of a previously unreleased recording from 1966, running close to 15 minutes long.
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Go Robot”/”Dreams of a Samurai”: This 12-inch picture disc features live versions of two tracks from the band’s 2016 album The Getaway.
Sublime With Rome – Unreleased Demos 2017: This 12-inch has two previous unreleased tracks.
Neil Young – Decade: Young’s long-out-of-print three-LP best-of set returns to vinyl.
Want even more titles that may be released, or maybe you just wanna find a good place to go… then go here, where you’ll find a store locator and more info on Record Store Day. ~G