POST HUMAN: SURVIVAL HORROR is the newest release from world dominating, multi-award nominated Bring Me The Horizon. Continuing to push their creative boundaries, even during the 2020 global pandemic and lockdowns, the band have created a body of work that is arguably one of their most exciting, diverse, intricate pieces of music to date.
The first two tracks released from the EP were ‘Parasite Eve’ and the colossus ‘Obey’ featuring fellow Brit YUNGBLUD. Other guest artists on this collection include BABYMETAL, Nova Twins and Amy Lee from Evanescence.
Pop Smoke's legacy continues with the release of his posthumous debut album, Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon. The album finds Pop's voice in concert with collaborators both old and new such as Quavo, Roddy Ricch, Lil Baby, and more. Staying true to his intention to use his debut album to show the breadth of his artistry, fans will discover a Pop Smoke that they had yet to see - one that is singing, stepping outside of the Brooklyn drill sound that he helped bring to a global level and more.
Out on dBpm Records, Love Is The King, a “beautifully honest ode to love and hope,” is the follow-up to 2018’s WARM and 2019’s WARMER, and comes on the heels of Tweedy’s second book, How To Write One Song, out October 13th via Penguin Random House's Dutton. “At the beginning of the lockdown I started writing country songs to console myself. Folk and country type forms being the shapes that come most easily to me in a comforting way. 'Guess Again' is a good example of the success I was having at pushing the world away, counting my blessings — taking stock in my good fortune to have love in my life,” comments Tweedy. “A few weeks later things began to sound like 'Love Is The King' — a little more frayed around the edges with a lot more fear creeping in. Still hopeful but definitely discovering the limits of my own ability to self soothe." –Jeff Tweedy
EVIL ZENITH is Micky Torpedo and Skitch Patterson
Engineered, Mixed, and Produced by Micky Torpedo at Underground Squirrel Studio in Rockford, IL
Mastered by Justin Perkins at Mystery Room Mastering in Milwaukee, W
“Flaming Heads” image painted by Laura Gomel
Visual Art Direction by Micky Torpedo
Additional performances by
Phil Torpedo – Noise guitar on “American Beauty”, “Godzilla We Fight!”, “The Gardener”, “Story Of Piggy”, and “Mind Over Matter”
Amanee Avery – Sax on “The Gardener”
Special Thanks to everyone listed above, also Karl Torpedo,
Ben Johnson from Silky Screens, Lauren and Skyler from Culture Shock
Record Store, Rick Gasparini, and all the fine folks at Mary’s Place in
All songs written and performed by EVIL ZENITH
© ℗ 2020 Black Squirrel Underground ASCAP
2020 Deluxe Limited Edition LP of Beck’s 2019 album, Hyperspace, available December 4th! The LA native is partnering up with NASA for visual space missions tied to tracks from the album. Packaged in a holographic jacket; includes new 24-page booklet with AI images and NASA data for each track. The vinyl features two unreleased songs, ‘Dark Places (Soundscape)’ and ‘I Am The Cosmos (42420)’, plus brand-new 2020 mixes of ‘Star’, ‘Hyperspace’, ‘See Through’ and ‘Die Waiting’.
New Vinyl: $39.99 Buy
New Vinyl: $38.99 Buy
The legendary original soundtrack to Cowboy Bebop is finally available on vinyl!
The Bebop crew is just trying to make a buck. This motley lot of intergalactic loners teams up to track down fugitives and turn them in for cold hard cash. Spike is a hero whose cool façade hides a dark and deadly past. The pilot Jet is a bruiser of a brute who can't wait to collect the next bounty. Faye Valentine is a femme fatale prone to breaking hearts and separating fools from their money. Along for the ride are the brilliant, but weird, hacker Ed and a super-genius Welsh Corgi named Ein. On their own, any one of them is likely to get lost in the sprawl of space, but together, they're they most entertaining gang of bounty hunters in the year 2071.
Composed and performed by Yoko Kanno and the band SEATBELTS, the music of Cowboy Bebop is one of the signature elements of the series. The energetic jazz-infused pieces rip and roar across the stars and are as indispensable as the crew of the Bebop themselves. This release is pressed on a pair of black vinyl discs housed in a gatefold jacket with printed inner sleeves while the Swordfish/Red Tail variant is presented on red and purple vinyl.
HOMECOMING: THE LIVE ALBUM is a four LP set of Beyoncé’s historic headlining Coachella performance on two weekends in April 2018. Beyoncé was the first African American woman to headline the Coachella festival, and her performances received immediate widespread acclaim from fans and critics alike for the staging and celebration of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
The set includes over two dozen songs that moved over 125,000 concert goers in the Valley. The epic pyramid-shaped bleachers held some 100 dancers and band, with special guest performers including Solange, JAY-Z, and Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, who brought Destiny’s Child magic, harmony and nostalgia.
The first-ever official anthology of recordings from the iconic rock duo, Jack and Meg White, is an essential career-spanning collection highlighting 26 previously released songs. From late Nineties flashes of brilliance through early 2000s underground anthems, masterful MTV Moon Man moments, Grammy-grabbing greatness, and worldwide stadium chants, the songs here are as wide-ranging as you can imagine. In an era of streaming where the idea of a “Greatest Hits” album may seem irrelevant – that an act’s most streamed songs are considered their de facto “hits” – we wholeheartedly believe that great bands deserve “Greatest Hits” and that a large part of Third Man Records’ and The White Stripes’ successes have been built on zigging when the rest of the music business is zagging. Thus, for a great band with great fans, a greatest hits compilation for The White Stripes is not only appropriate, but absolutely necessary.
New Vinyl: $21.98 Buy
With touring paused, Billie Joe Armstrong got to work. He said, "While we’ve all been in quarantine I’ve been reflecting on the things that matter the most in my life. Family, friends and of course music. I figure if we have to spend this time in isolation at least we can be alone together." No Fun Mondays started by releasing a new cover every Monday on YouTube, now all 14 covers will now be in one place available on CD and Vinyl to be released on November 27th. The track list includes "I Think We're Alone Now," "That Thing You Do" & more.
VINYL – Single BLACK vinyl LP, 180 Gram, gatefold jacket, printed inner sleeve
POWER UP is the long awaited new album from AC/DC, and the band’s 17th studio album. ForPOWER UP, the band reunited with producer Brendan O’Brien who helmed the double-platinum Black Ice in 2008 and the gold Rock Or Bust in 2014. Charged up for the next decade, AC/DC cut twelve new tracks for the album, proudly maintaining their signature sound and all of its powerful hallmarks.
POWER UP was announced with the release of the album’s first single, “Shot In The Dark,” and features the lineup of Angus Young [lead guitar], Brian Johnson [lead vocals], Cliff Williams [bass guitar], Phil Rudd [drums], and Stevie Young [rhythm guitar] firing on all cylinders once again.
POWER UP will be available in multiple configurations that will excite collectors and die-hard fans alike, including digital, CD, and deluxe versions. The limited edition, one-of-a-kind deluxe POWER UP box is the ultimate fan package. Hit the button on the side of the box and watch the flashing neon AC/DC logo light up while the opening bars of “Shot In The Dark” blast out of the built-in speaker. Inside the box is the full CD package in a soft-pack with a 20-page booklet that features exclusive photos and USB charging cable allowing the box to remain powered up and on display. The vinyl LP will be pressed on 180 gram vinyl and housed in a gatefold jacket.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Alice In Chains debut studio album, Facelift, a standard black vinyl reissue with remastered audio will be released on November 13, 2020. Not only did the album introduce the world to Layne Staley, Jerry Cantrell, Sean Kinney, and Mike Starr, it was also a pivotal album in the era of grunge music. Facelift has sold over 2 million copies in the US alone and includes the hits “Man in the Box,” “Bleed the Freak,” “We Die Young,” and “Sea of Sorrow.”
New Vinyl: $42.99 Buy
New Vinyl: $79.99 Buy
This eleven song, 40 minute powerhouse is their most ferocious and focused effort to date, and sports a lineup of all-star guests including Pharrell Williams, Mavis Staples, 2 Chainz, Zack de la Rocha, Josh Homme, DJ Premier, and Greg Nice. Recorded primarily at Rick Rubin's Shangri-La Studios and the iconic Electric Lady Studios in NYC, RTJ4 represents two years of intensive writing, recording, distilling, and amplifying the most potent elements of their music. The result is a collection of wall-to-wall bangers illuminating the group's unique ability to straddle the worlds of pointed social commentary and raw, boisterous fun. Pressed on double magenta colored vinyl.
Medium Rarities is the first rarities collection from Mastodon covering their entire career. The compilation features one brand new song – “Fallen Torches”. It also includes a bevy of classic covers, soundtrack contributions, instrumentals, B-sides, and live recordings on one complete package for the very first time. Among an eclectic array of covers, the musicians tackle “A Commotion” by Feist, “A Spoonful Weighs A Ton” by The Flaming Lips, “Atlanta” by Butthole Surfers, and “Orion” by Metallica. It also features soundtrack cuts such as “White Walker”[from the Game of Thrones inspired mix tape] and the soundtrack song “Cut You Up With A Linoleum Knife” [Aqua Teen Hunger Force]. Meanwhile, they get under the hood with instrumental versions of “Asleep in the Deep,” “Toe To Toes,” “Jaguar God,” and “Halloween.” The limited edition double LP is pressed on pink vinyl.
This release is actually ASH GRAY VINYL
(there was never a greeen vinyl pressing as was originally described)
Culture Shock exclusive release of 100 hand numbered copies for release on Record Store Day October 24th, 2020.
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---includes bonus tracks only available on physical release---
-Burn The Bridge (Original Demo)
-Voyeuristic Observer (Original Demo)
-Small Town (Original Demo)
-Dark Daisies (Unreleased)
Vinyl LP pressing. Scream Bloody Gore is the debut studio album by death metal band Death, originally released on May 25, 1987. It is considered by some to be "the first true death metal record". Chuck Schuldiner plays bass and guitar, wrote all the songs on the album and provided all the vocals. This is also the only Death album to feature drummer Chris Reifert.
Vinyl LP pressing. Individual Thought Patterns is the fifth studio album by the Death metal band, originally released on June 22, 1993. Schuldiner's lyrics explore human facets including critiques of social norms, constructs and perceptions.
Limited edition GREEN vinyl. Vinyl LP pressing. 2020 release from the industrial metal band. Project Regeneration 1 is the first of two volumes featuring the last recordings of the late founder, Wayne Static. This is the band's first studio album in 11 years following Cult of Static (2009), marking the longest gap between two studio albums in the band's career. Project Regeneration sees the return of the original Static-X lineup - bassist Tony Campos, guitarist Koichi Fukuda and drummer Ken Jay - and was produced by Ulrich Wild, who has produced albums by the band in the past.