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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.

Death - Scream Bloody Gore [Clear with Blood Red Pinwheels with Heavy Aqua Blue, Neon Violet & Bone White Splatter LP]
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Culture Shock exclusive release of 100 hand numbered copies for release on Record Store Day October 24th, 2020.

Support your local Record Stores and Bands!

---includes bonus tracks only available on physical release---

-Burn The Bridge (Original Demo)

-Voyeuristic Observer (Original Demo)

-Small Town (Original Demo)

-Dark Daisies (Unreleased)

Sickhorse - Sickhorse (Culture Shock Exclusive CD)
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Vinyl LP pressing. 2020 release. Originally titled Metrobolist, the album's name was changed at the last minute to The Man Who Sold The World - the original stereo master tapes were in fact labeled Metrobolist, with the title ultimately crossed out. The 2020 re-release of the album under it's Metrobolist moniker has been remixed by original producer Tony Visconti, with the exception of the track 'After All' which Tony considered perfect as is and is featured in it's 2015 remaster incarnation.
David Bowie - Metrobolist (aka The Man Who Sold The World) [LP]
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Limited four 180gm vinyl LP + two CD box. Tesseract's critically-acclaimed second album Altered State is reissued. The deluxe set features the original album over 2LP's, as well as the instrumentals over 2LP's (never before released on vinyl). Each double LP set comes in it's own gatefold sleeve, and both are packaged in a slipcase with 4 x individual insert / lyric sheets. Altered State was originally released back in 2013, and is the only album to feature vocalist Ashe O'Hara. It includes the single Nocturne, which has achieved over 2.7 million views on YouTube, and the album was called "a living, breathing, emotive display of rousing poly-prog" by Rocksound Magazine.
TesseracT - Altered State (2020 Reissue) (W/Cd) (Blk) [Limited Edition]
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Hum

Inlet

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Double 180gm vinyl LP pressing with digital download. 2020 album from the alt-rock icons. Hum influenced a generation of shoegaze bands, but their singularly epic sound swirls with ripples of punk and prog, too. Outside of a few scattered live shows, those glorious Hum sonics have lain dormant since the 1998 release of Heavenward Is Downward. Their first new album in 22 years has already won raves from Pitchfork, Stereogum and many others; it's a stunning return to peak form. Includes "Waves," "In the Den," "Desert Rambler," "Cloud Ciry" and more!
Hum - Inlet
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AC/DC

Power Up [LP]

Vinyl: $35.98 Buy

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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. 

AC/DC - Power Up [LP]
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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.

Billie Joe Armstrong - No Fun Mondays [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Light Blue LP]
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Limited bone brown swirl colored vinyl LP pressing. 2020 release. With unflinching tenacity, the impenetrable heavy metal hardcore factory that is Hatebreed has brought forth yet another iron cast, sonic weapon with Weight Of The False Self. It comes as no surprise that their eighth, full length album is the result of the usual sweat and blood that have cemented Hatebreed's unique niche in the world of music for over two decades. Renowned for their ability to provide an intense and cathartic release for their fans, Hatebreed challenged their writing style through this album cycle in order to produce material that is exceptionally relatable in a contemporary world flooded with overstimulation, emotional dampening, and lack of social patience.
Hatebreed - Weight Of The False Self [Limited Edition Bone Brown Swirl-Black Mint Green Splatter LP]
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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.

Beyonce - Homecoming: The Live Album [4LP]
$119.99
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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’. 

Beck - Hyperspace: 2020 Deluxe Edition [LP]
$64.99
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The debut release from the Rockford, IL duo, EVIL ZENITH! It's a rowdy, grungy, angsty, and at times, beautifully landscaped collection of unique Rock & Roll tunes that features multi-instrumentalist and Producer, Micky Torpedo, on Bass VI and Vocals, and wild man, Skitch Patterson (aka David Doyle, aka Doyle E. Coyote!) on drumset.

credits

released December 26, 2020

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
Rockford, IL.

All songs written and performed by EVIL ZENITH
© ℗ 2020 Black Squirrel Underground ASCAP
Evil Zenith - Evil Zenith CD
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Swans

Children of God

Vinyl: $27.99 Buy

MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

By 1986/7 Swans had run it's course with the physical assault of sound they had employed previously for the most part. Michael Gira states "I wanted to move on to other things and didn't want to get stuck in some style, which in our case had the potential of becoming cartoonish if we'd continued in that direction. So, I pushed the music into unfamiliar territory". The band spent 6 weeks in an old isolated medieval sawmill in Cornwall, England "experimenting" and hashing things out. Gira describes the lineup with Kizys / Westberg / Jarboe / Parsons as "one of the best live versions of Swans ever - actually much more intense and visceral in performance than in the nuanced takes of the songs on these recordings. Jarboe came more to the fore as a presence too." In 2008 Gira would reflect on Children of God as a major turning point for Swans, and the musical tendencies that are first engendered here were fertile ground for the remaining future records. Originally released on Product Inc. (a subsidiary of Mute) in 1987, the album has been remastered and will be available on vinyl in it's original packaging for the first time since that release. Both the CD and vinyl issues will include the live album, Feel Good Now, recorded on the 1987 Children of God European tour, in the CD version as an extra disc and in the vinyl version as a download card.
Swans - Children of God
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PJ Harvey

Is This Desire? [LP]

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180-gram vinyl reissue of the fourth PJ Harvey studio album Is This Desire?. Produced by PJ Harvey with Flood and Head, and originally released in September 1998, Is This Desire? features the singles `A Perfect Day Elise' and `The Wind'. Reissue is faithful to the original recording and package, cutting by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of longtime PJ Harvey producer Head. Includes Download Card.
PJ Harvey - Is This Desire? [LP]
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Deftones

Ohms [LP]

Vinyl: $25.99 Buy

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Recorded at Henson Studios and Trainwreck Studios, Ohms is an other-worldly body of work meticulously crafted by the 5 piece band. It is a magnificent tour de force and their first album in 4 years since the critically acclaimed Gore LP in 2016. The band, which includes Chino Moreno, Frank Delgado, Stephen Carpenter, Abe Cunningham, and Sergio Vega, has produced a dense LP with every member firing on all cylinders. The album also boasts a familiar collaborator in veteran producer and engineer Terry Date, who worked on 1995’s Adrenaline, 1997’s Around the Fur and 2000’s White Pony. All of the above assembles and sets the stage to deliver Ohms; 10 tracks of raw escapism and unparalleled grooves that have made Deftones' sound singular for over two decades.

Deftones - Ohms [LP]
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John Peel declared Reek of Putrefaction his favourite album of 1988
Carcass - Reek Of Putrefaction [LP]
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Ava Max’s much anticipated debut album Heaven & Hell. The collection includes Ava’s worldwide hit singles “Sweet But Psycho”, “Salt” and her latest smash “Kings & Queens” alongside 12 brand new tracks.   

Ava Max - Heaven & Hell [Transparent Orange LP]
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NATIONAL (2021 REMASTER) - "Twenty years on from the release of our self-titled debut album, we are reissuing The National via 4AD," the band said in a post shared to their Facebook page. The announcement also confirms the master recordings of all three albums were remastered at Abbey Road Studio and will come with the original artwork on the packaging. The National marks the start point for one of the best bands of their generation with it's new master helping elevate it to new levels. A great primer to a great band. 4AD
National - The National (2021 Remaster)
$28.98
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Two 180 Gram Cream Colored Vinyl discs, in Gatefold Jacket, printed inner sleeves, 24 Page Booklet, Red Color Cover

When You See Yourself
is the highly anticipated new album from KINGS OF LEON, and the band’s 8th studio album. This new collection was recorded at Nashville’s famed Blackbird Studios, and produced by Grammy Award-winning Markus Dravs (Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Florence + the Machine). When You See Yourself propels KINGS OF LEON into 2021 with a modern evolution of their sound.

Kings Of Leon - When You See Yourself [Cream 2LP]
$31.99
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ARCHITECTS are back with their ninth studio album“For Those That Wish To Exist”. The band have confirmed their ascent to the very upper echelons of British heavy music. Few bands, of this modern era or any other, can match the quintet’s ability to blend uncompromising heavi-ness with razor-sharp melodic musicianship.

A versatile metal group based out of Brighton, England, Architects employ a lethal combination of breakdown-heavy guitars, melodic vocals and symphonic-ambient post-metal. That sonic delivery is conducted from a platform built on veganism and environmental activism.

Architects - For Those That Wish To Exist [LP]
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Sylvan Esso -"WITH" : In November 2019 Sylvan Esso staged a unique new tour called WITH. Through seven shows in four select cities, the group presented their music like never-before; collaborating with some of their favorite musicians to create an experience that was totally memorable. The sold-out shows took place in iconic venues like LA's Walt Disney Concert Hall, NYC's Beacon Theatre, Nashville's Ryman Auditorium and ended in their hometown at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Indie Exclusive Double LP

Sylvan Esso - WITH [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition 2 LP]
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As a rock icon and filmmaker with a unique vision, Rob Zombie has continuously challenged audiences as he stretches the boundaries of both music and film. He has sold more than fifteen million albums worldwide, and is the only artist to experience unprecedented success in both music and film as the writer/director of eight feature films with a worldwide gross totaling more than $150 million.

October 2020 sees the release of the first new ZOMBIE track and video in over four years - "King Freak: A Crypt Of Preservation And Superstition" off of the forthcoming full-length album entitled The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy. A classic ZOMBIE album through and through with high-energy rages like The Eternal Struggles of the Howling Man and Get Loose to heavy-groove thumpers like Shadow Of The Cemetery Man and Shake Your Ass-Smoke Your Grass . This new slab of ZOMBIE madness hits in early 2021.

Rob Zombie - The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy [Red w/ Black & White Splatter LP]
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Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. This sleek, beautifully paced Lee Morgan album was recorded in 1966 but mysteriously shelved until 1984. Alongside the trumpeter, the quintet features a superb lineup - Hank Mobley (tenor sax)/Cedar Walton (piano)/Paul Chambers (bass)/Billy Higgins (drums) - all playing at the top of their game. Highlights include the Duke Pearson gem "Is That So" and the enticing title track penned by Morgan. Blue Note Tone Poet Series features all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging.
Lee Morgan - The Rajah (Blue Note Tone Poet Series) [LP]
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Consisting of a mix of standards and originals, up-tempos and ballads, and a trio number in "Ahmad's Blues", Workin' is the third in a series of four LPs recorded in Rudy Van Gelder's studio that came out of two legendary sessions in 1956. Performed by the classic Miles Davis Quintet lineup which includes Miles Davis (trumpet), John Coltrane (tenor saxophone), Red Garland (piano), Paul Chambers (bass) and Philly Joe Jones (drums). Single Disc Limited Edition Colored Translucent Blue Vinyl
Miles Davis - Workin With Miles Davis Quintet (Blue) [Colored Vinyl]
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That was some great music we made at both those sessions and I'm really proud of it today,"? Miles Davis wrote in 1989 about the sessions for Relaxin'. Featuring an all-star personnel of Miles Davis (trumpet), John Coltrane (tenor saxophone), Red Garland (piano), Paul Chambers (bass) and Philly Joe Jones (drums), Relaxin' with the Miles Davis Quintet is one of the four albums that came out of the two legendary 1956 sessions held at the Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, NJ. Single Disc Limited Edition Colored Translucent Blue Vinyl
Miles Davis - Relaxin With Miles Davis Quintet (Blue) [Colored Vinyl]
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INSOMNIAC IS FINALLY OLD ENOUGH TO RENT A CAR (OR WHATEVER ELSE YOU CAN DO WHEN YOU’RE 25, WE’RE NOT LAWYERS), SO WE REMASTERED IT TO CELEBRATE, AND WE’RE THROWING IN SOME BONUS GOODIES TO BOOT! THIS DOUBLE LP INCLUDES AN ADDITIONAL LP WITH 8 RARE OR NEVER PREVIOUSLY RELEASED LIVE TRACKS FROM THE PRAGUE STOP OF THE INSOMNIAC WORLD TOUR ON MARCH 26, 1996 AND AN ETCHED B-SIDE.

Green Day - Insomniac: 25th Anniversary [2LP]
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No One Sings Like You Anymore is Chris Cornell's handpicked collection of 10 cover songs, which he personally selected and sequenced to celebrate artists and songs that inspired him, including John Lennon's "Watching The Wheels," "Get It While You Can," popularized by Janis Joplin, a new recording of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U," and two songs currently available as digital singles, Lorraine Ellison's "Stay With Me Baby" and Chris's 2020 hit "Patience" originally recorded by Guns N' Roses.

Chris Cornell - No One Sings Like You Anymore [LP]
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The American music icon's 50th studio album (excluding her 10 studio duet collaborations with Conway Twitty), Still Woman Enough celebrates women in country music. From her homage to the originators, Mother Maybelle Carter and the Carter Family (via her cover of "Keep On The Sunny Side") through a new interpretation of her very first single, "I'm A Honky Tonk Girl," Loretta Lynn acknowledges her role in the continuum of American country music while her duets with Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood ("Still Woman Enough"), Margo Price ("One's On The Way") and Tanya Tucker ("You Ain't Woman Enough") find her sharing the musical torch with some of the brightest lights and biggest stars in contemporary pop-country.

The album premieres 13 new Loretta Lynn recordings, intimate and electrifying performances of a career-spanning selection of songs illuminating different aspects of her repertoire. The collection is centered around Loretta's original compositions--from new songs like "Still Woman Enough" (which shares its title and attitude with her 2002 autobiography and was cowritten with her daughter, Patsy Lynn Russell) through fresh interpretations of classics including "I'm a Honky Tonk Girl" (her first single, originally released March 1960), "You Ain't Woman Enough" (the title track for her first #1 Billboard Hot Country Album in 1966), "My Love" (from 1968's Here's Loretta Lynn), "I Wanna Be Free" (1971) and a deeply emotional "Coal Miner's Daughter Recitation," commemorating the 50th anniversary of the release of her signature song (October 5, 1970) and album (January 4, 1971).

Loretta Lynn - Still Woman Enough [LP]
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The Bitter Truth is Evanescence’s first album of new, original music in almost ten years. It’s a return-to-force and an epic rock and roll album. Already-released songs, “Wasted On You,” “The Game Is Over,” and “Use My Voice,” have received early accolades from Elle, Billboard, SPIN, American Songwriter, and more, and showcase the “ferocious and hymnal” (The New York Times) sound that made Evanescence a household name, as well as the drama and powerhouse vocals that made Amy Lee “one of rock’s definitive voices” (Rolling Stone).

Evanescence - The Bitter Truth [LP]
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Death From Above 1979 , is the boundary pushing musical alliance made up of Sebastien Grainger and Jesse F. Keeler. Is 4 Lovers, produced, mastered and recorded entirely by themselves, captures the creation of a totally new sound and a reimagining of the format they created more than 20 years ago.

Death From Above 1979 - Is 4 Lovers [LP]
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Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Train’s second studio album, Drops of Jupiter, with this limited edition, bronze colored vinyl. Originally released in 2001, the band’s break-through album features some of their most iconic rock hits, including Grammy Award-winning, chart-topper “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me),” “She’s On Fire” and “Something More.”

Train - Drops Of Jupiter: 20th Anniversary Edition [Bronze LP]
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Hank Mobley

Soul Station

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Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. On February 7, 1960, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley with pianist Wynton Kelly, bassist Paul Chambers, and drummer Art Blakey, laid down what would become his masterpiece: Soul Station. The crystalline six-song set was a showcase for Mobley's lyrical flow from the breezy opening take on Irving Berlin's "Remember" through bluesy originals like "Dig Dis", & the swinging up-tempo number "Split Feelin's." Soul Station endures as a jazz classic for the ages.
Hank Mobley - Soul Station
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Double vinyl LP pressing. The Parallax II: Future Sequence is the sixth studio album by progressive metal band Between the Buried and Me, originally released on October 9, 2012. The album's concept is the continuation of the band's 2011 EP The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues. Paul Waggoner and Dustie Waring (guitars) described it as being their favorite release up to now, being mature, dynamic, and with various metal influences from 1970's progressive rock, to jazz and fusion.
Between The Buried And Me - The Parallax II: Future Sequence [LP]
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Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions)—the latest offering of Tom Petty music, curated with help from his loving family, bandmates and collaborators—will be released on April 16 via Warner Records. The tracks, which were previously released on the limited-edition Super Deluxe 9-LP version of 2020’s Wildflowers & All The Rest, will now be available on limited edition gold vinyl for indie retail, and CD.  A black vinyl release will follow on May 7.

Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions) features 16 studio recordings of alternate takes, long cuts and jam versions of Wildflowers songs as Tom, band members and co-producer Rick Rubin worked to finalize the album in 1994. The release offers fans further deep access into the writing and recording of Wildflowers, as well as realizing the full vision of the project as Tom had always intended.

The collection was produced by Tom’s longtime engineer and co-producer Ryan Ulyate who listened to 245 reels of 24-track tape, revealing Tom and his collaborators’ evolutionary process, and finding the group willing to do whatever it took to discover the essence and magic in the material.

Tom Petty - Finding Wildflowers: Alternate Versions [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold 2LP]
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Anthrax

Stomp 442

Vinyl: $34.99 Buy

Vinyl LP pressing. As one of the Big Four of thrash, Anthrax helped usher in a style of metal that not only dominated throughout the '80s, but yielded the template for metal to come. Yet while their Big Four counterparts (Megadeth, Metallica, Slayer) were West Coast acts, Anthrax formed in New York City. It's a distinction that set them apart from their peers and the group remains the most notable East Coast metal act of the era, infusing their music with some distinctly New York sensibilities - not least a CBGB-indebted punk intensity. On top of that, Anthrax's grip on melody meant that, for all their aggression and astounding precision speed playing, they also wrote unavoidably hook-laden songs, making them a unique proposition among the thrash metal elite. 1995's Stomp 442 was recorded with Philadelphia-based producers Butcher Brothers and finds the band in full on groove metal form readily apparent on the raw and chugging singles "Fueled" and "Nothing."
Anthrax - Stomp 442
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Anthrax

We've Come For You All

Vinyl: $34.99 Buy

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Vinyl LP pressing. As one of the Big Four of thrash, Anthrax helped usher in a style of metal that not only dominated throughout the '80s, but yielded the template for metal to come. Yet while their Big Four counterparts (Megadeth, Metallica, Slayer) were West Coast acts, Anthrax formed in New York City. It's a distinction that set them apart from their peers and the group remains the most notable East Coast metal act of the era, infusing their music with some distinctly New York sensibilities - not least a CBGB-indebted punk intensity. On top of that, Anthrax's grip on melody meant that, for all their aggression and astounding precision speed playing, they also wrote unavoidably hook-laden songs, making them a unique proposition among the thrash metal elite. 2003's heavy and dynamic We've Come for You All served as Anthrax's first studio effort with guitarist Rob Caggiano (Volbeat) and last with longtime frontman John Bush. The undiluted thrash-metal return to form also happens to feature guest appearances from none other than The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pantera's Dimebag Darrell for good measure.
Anthrax - We've Come For You All
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