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The legendary So-Cal punk group The Offspring return with their 10th album (and first new offering since 2008), the blistering and triumphant Let The Bad Times Roll. Produced by Bob Rock, the group describes the album as "the most cathartic thing we've done. The messages might be dark, but at the end what's left is that communication is important, working through feelings is important and most of all, hope is important." 

The Offspring - Let The Bad Times Roll [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Orange Crush LP]
$26.99
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A 4/20 surprise release from stoner rock progenitors SLEEP. This 180g 12" single, originally issued in 2014, features one fully-immersive song "The Clarity" on the A side and a new etching by artist Dave Kloc on the B side. 9 minutes and 51 seconds of thick, slo-mo time travel IOMMIC LIFE COMPLETE
Sleep - The Clarity [12in Single]
$12.99
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New Puscifer album coming Oct 30, 2020 is the follow up to the highly acclaimed album "MONEY SHOT" & debuted #15 on the Top 200. Puscifer features Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE), Carina Round and Mat Mitchell.
Puscifer - Existential Reckoning [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear LP]
$34.99
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Released on “marbled white and stronger than blue” vinyl. Success for Pantera continued with 1994's Far Beyond Driven, notable for being one of the most abrasive and uncomprimising albums to ever debut at #1 on the Billboard chart. The album included "I'm Broken," "Becoming," "5 Minutes Alone," and the band's startlingly mellow version of Black Sabbath's "Planet Caravan."

Pantera - Far Beyond Driven [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Marbled Blue LP]
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Released on “marbled white and southern flames yellow” vinyl. Ounce for ounce, decibel for decibel, few bands can even approach the fury that is Pantera. For years they have been unleashing their anger in front of rabid crowds who have helped them sell millions of albums without MTV or heavy radio airplay, and now they are back with a new album of their most dynamic, fierce and unruly rock to date.

Pantera - Reinventing The Steel [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Marbled Yellow LP]
$29.99
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Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. The Ramones ignited the punk-rock movement with their eponymous 1976 debut album, revitalizing rock and roll at one of it's lowest ebbs with attitude, energy and a loud, fast new sound. By cutting music down to it's bare essentials - four chords; a simple, catchy melody; a sped-up tempo and irresistibly inane lyrics, the Ramones blazed the trail for thousands of bands that followed, influencing everyone from The Clash and The Sex Pistols to Green Day and The Offspring. Although The Ramones never achieved mainstream financial success, they released 21 live and studio albums, had a devoted fan base and were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. Other bands, such as the Stooges and the New York Dolls, came before them and set the stage and aesthetic for punk, and bands that immediately followed, such as the Sex Pistols, made the latent violence of the music more explicit, but the Ramones crystallized the musical ideals of the genre.
Ramones - Ramones [Remastered LP]
$25.99
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PJ Harvey

Uh Huh Her [LP]

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Reissue on vinyl of the sixth PJ Harvey studio album Uh Huh Her.  The album was self-produced and originally released in May 2004.  Uh Huh Her features the singles ‘The Letter’, ‘You Came Through’ and ‘Shame’.  Reissue is faithful to the original recording and package, with cutting by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of longtime PJ Harvey producer Head.

PJ Harvey - Uh Huh Her [LP]
$29.99
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Following her 2020 debut album, Forever Blue,  A.A. Williams presents Songs From Isolation, a 9-track LP of covers. The project began at the beginning of the UK's nationwide lockdown in March, when A.A. Williams took songs suggested by fans and created a series of videos presenting the tracks with stripped-down instrumentation, recorded and filmed from her home in North London. The album represents a continuation of the project into a full collection of recordings and features cover versions of The Cure, Pixies, Deftones, Nick Cave, Gordon Lightfoot, Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails and more.
A.A. Williams - Songs From Isolation (Black & White Splattered Vinyl)
$21.99
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THE ICONIC GARY NUMAN is set to release his brand new album Intruder on May 21st. Intruder is Numan’s 18th solo studio album and follows 2017’s Savage: Songs From A Broken World, which became his highest charting set in almost forty years when it debuted at #2 on the Official Albums Chart. That commercial success was complemented with wide-reaching critical acclaim from Mojo, The Quietus, Rolling Stone and more. Whereas Savage depicted earth as a barren wasteland in which humanity and culture had been largely crushed by the effects of global warming, Intruder presents a fresh but complementary narrative. It’s a philosophical examination of a potential future apocalypse: the planet can only survive by purging its inhabitants. Numan explains: “‘Intruder’ looks at climate change from the planet’s point of view. If Earth could speak, and feel things the way we do, what would it say? How would it feel? The songs, for the most part, attempt to be that voice, or at least try to express what I believe the earth must feel at the moment. The planet sees us as its children now grown into callous selfishness, with a total disregard for it’s well being. It feels betrayed, hurt and ravaged. Disillusioned and heartbroken it is now fighting back. Essentially, it considers human kind to be a virus attacking the planet. Climate change is the undeniable sign of the Earth saying enough is enough, and finally doing what it needs to do to get rid of us, and explaining why it feels it has to do it.”

Gary Numan - Intruder [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Red 2LP]
$34.99
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After seven years, Adam Duritz and Counting Crows return with their latest record, Butter Miracle, Suite One. Written on a remote farm in the United Kingdom’s countryside in 2019, the four-track, 18-minute suite was artfully composed so that each track flows without interruption from one song to the next. The result, "The Tall Grass," which leads to "Elevator Boots," which segues into "Angel on 14th Street," whose climatic crash is the first power chord to the intro to the final song, "Bobby and the Rat-Kings."

The B side of the vinyl includes “August & Everything for the first time on Vinyl!!!

Counting Crows - Butter Miracle Suite One [LP]
$21.99
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With over 5,000 performances spanning four decades, 20 million records sold worldwide, and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, CHEAP TRICK is undoubtedly one of the most influential classic rock groups of the past 50 years. The band was formed in 1974 and while it has evolved throughout the years, CHEAP TRICK has continued to reach mainstream and critical success. Hits such as “I Want You To Want Me,” “Dream Police,” and “Surrender” have cemented the group as one of America’s top rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time. 

Cheap Trick - In Another World [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Blue & White Splatter LP]
$26.99
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Deluxe Edition comes with spinning wheel gatefold jacket with die-cut front cover, 12 page booklet, bonus 7" single featuring two "Nowhere Session" versions of album standouts "Nowhere Generation" + "Broken Dreams, Inc”. Black & White Smoke LP.

Nowhere Generation’s
unabashedly outspoken 11 songs explore the tight bonds and the distances we share, the struggles of everyday life, our personal failings and triumphs, as well as how the social and economic decks can be stacked against us. But Nowhere Generation also hints at the reclamation of ourselves, a call to resurrect who we are at our core, who we want to be and what we want to do with our lives, despite the rampant weaponizing of our culture. As lyricist Tim McIlrath wrote on “The Numbers”:  …these cold nights are almost unbearable, but purpose keeps us warm.

Nowhere Generation was recorded at The Blasting Room in Fort Collins, Colorado under the tutelage of Jason Livermore, Andrew Berlin, Chris Beeble and long-time producer/engineer Bill Stevenson (Black Flag, The Descendents) who has worked with the band on nearly all of their acclaimed releases since their sophomore effort, 2003’s Revolutions Per Minute, and is often described as Rise Against’s fifth member.

Rise Against - Nowhere Generation [Deluxe Black/White Smoke LP + 7in]
$38.98
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"epic represents a crossroads for me as an artist. Going from intern to artist at Ba Da Bing, from solo folk singer to playing with a band for the first time and beginning to play shows on tour where people showed up. I am in awe of the artists who wanted to participate in celebrating my anniversary and reissue, from young inspiring musicians, to artists who took me under their wing, who I met on tour, and to artists I've looked up to since I was a teenager. Each one of these artists continue to influence my writing and provide a sense of camaraderie during this new era of sharing music." -Sharon Van Etten. Sharon Van Etten's career since the release of her second album, 2010's epic, is well-known; critically lauded albums, films, and television shows have continually displayed her expanding artistry. Upon it's release, epic laid a romantic melancholy over the gravel and dirt of heartbreak without one honest thought or feeling spared. Her songs covered betrayal, obsession, egotism, and all the other emotions disliked in others and recognize in oneself. Van Etten's grounded and clenched vocals conveyed a sense of hope-the notion that beauty can arise from the worst of circumstances. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of this special album's release, and to acknowledge the convergence of Van Etten's present and past work, she asked fellow artists she admired to participate in an expanded reissue, where each artist would cover one different song from epic in their own style. Some are musicians Van Etten herself admired in her early days (Fiona Apple, Lucinda Williams, and Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon of Big Red Machine), some are peers (Courtney Barnett, IDLES), and others are part of a younger generation of innovators (Shamir, St. Panther). What they all share is embodied by epic-a musician frankly communicating the power of music. The resulting epic Ten is a double album featuring the original plus the new album of epic covers and reimagined artwork.
Sharon Van Etten - Epic Ten
$32.99
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Sleater-Kinney's 10th studio album was recorded in Portland, Oregon during the summer of 2020 ' against a backdrop of social unrest, devastating wildfires, and a raging pandemic. It's music for an imagined togetherness. This marks the first Sleater-Kinney album produced by the band members themselves.

Sleater-Kinney - Path Of Wellness [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Opaque LP]
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Hardcore, hard partyin' punk rock outfit, Green Jelly (formerly Green Jello) - best known for their 1993 hit "Three Little Pigs" - are back to blow your house in with this brand new studio album, their first since 2009!Includes guest musical performances by members of Trailer Park Boys, Suicidal Tendencies, Fishbone, The Dwarves, Plethora, Hacksaw Jim Duggin, Kittie and other PLUS special cameos by "Weird Al" Yankovic and Wink Martindale!Full color illustrations by the artists who created the '80s trading card phenomenon Garbage Pail Kids, including unique drawings for each song which can be cut out to create trading cards! Available on both CD and COLORED vinyl with full-color printed sleeves!
Green Jelly - Garbage Band Kids [Color LP]
$29.99
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Mondo and Jagjaguwar are proud to present a limited edition vinyl pressing of Sharon Van Etten's incredible song 'Let Go,' recorded for the 2020 documentary, 'Feels Good Man', chronicling the emotional journey of comic artist Matt Furie and the discovery that his lovable creation Pepe The Frog had become a symbol of the alt-right. A super-powerful film about reclamation, artistic expression, and above all else Letting Go. Featuring the aforementioned original song 'Let Go,' as well as a cover of 'Some Things Last A Long Time' by Texas legend Daniel Johnston as B-Side.
Sharon Van Etten - Songs From The Film Feels Good Man [Limited Edition]
$29.99
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PJ Harvey

White Chalk [LP]

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Reissue on vinyl of the seventh PJ Harvey studio album White Chalk. The album was produced by PJ Harvey, Flood and John Parish and originally released in September 2007. White Chalk features the singles ‘When Under Ether’, ‘The Piano’ and ‘The Devil’. Reissue is faithful to the original recording and package, with cutting by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of original co-producer John Parish.

PJ Harvey - White Chalk [LP]
$29.99
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The rare opportunity to hear Milt Jackson step out from behind his familiar vibraphones to play piano, and partner Ray Charles, in addition to manning the 88s, blow on the alto saxophone for two numbers, shouldn't be missed. Particularly on this LP, which portrays the 1957 collaboration within a huge, naturally vibrant soundstage. Mastered from the original master tapes and press on 180 gram vinyl, this edition lays bare the relaxed, bluesy, often-boppish jazz on display from these two giants. With stellar support, the two headliners treat this affair as a backroom woodshedding session.

Ray Charles & Milt Jackson - Soul Brothers [LP]
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Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. Jimmy Smith was a self-taught pianist who helped popularize the Hammond B3 organ with a revolutionary style that caught the ear of Alfred Lion at Blue Note who later dubbed him The Incredible Jimmy Smith. Back At The Chicken Shack was recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studio in 1960 with Stanley Turrentine on tenor saxophone, Kenny Burrell on guitar, and Donald Bailey on drums.
Jimmy Smith - Back At The Chicken Shack
$29.99
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A much-deserved and open armed 20th anniversary celebration of Opeth’s magnum opus. Two decades in and still a breath-taking piece of work, dense with extraordinary melodic moments, spine-tingling atmospherics and agile but crushing heaviness, and one that saw the Swedish metallers kick open prog’s ornate doors, fed death metal through the cosmic kaleidoscope and introduced a generation of music nerds to a world of limitless musical possibilities. The reissue comes lovingly pressed with a variety of deluxe finishes and housed in a gatefold artwork sleeve, with updated liner notes and acknowledgements. The deluxe hardcase CD comes furnished with an updated artwork booklet complete with new liner notes, never seen before memories from the band, and exclusive content provided by the Opeth fanbase. It remains a must for Opeth enthusiasts, completists and casual listeners alike.

Opeth - Blackwater Park: 20th Anniversary Edition [White/Black Smokey Light Transparent 2LP]
$38.99
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To accompany the unrestrained awesomeness of DC’s Dark Nights: Death Metal comic series, executive producer/composer Tyler Bates (Guardians of the Galaxy, John Wick) presents theDark Nights: Death Metal soundtrack. Directly inspired by the comic series’ storyline, the diverse soundtrack illuminates the darkest corners of each DC character’s psyche.

Various Artists - Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack [2 LP]
$29.99
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AFI are leaders, not followers. A collective in a perpetual state of creative evolution as fluid as the evocative figures contorting on the cover of Bodies, their newest collection of songs. The record is a snapshot of unrelenting artists in motion, unconcerned with compromise or outside demands.

AFI's unshakeable connection with their audience is a testament to the band's knack for reinvention, renewal, and exploration, anchored by an unblemished authenticity. AFI songs are embedded in the spiritual DNA of a legion of supporters and Bodies is further demonstration of AFI's unwavering commitment to artistic exploration, a dark conjuration of an uncapturable muse.

The band initially summoned a steady subcultural groundswell in the mid-90s, devoid of careerist ambitions. The band first made music as teenaged misfits in an obscure Northern California town, steadily assembling a dense catalog over the years marked by its diversity and authenticity. Davey Havok, Adam Carson, Hunter Burgan and Jade Puget keep their eyes fixed on the present and future, ensuring their position as a uniquely vibrant artistic force remains steadfast and strong.

Like similarly artistically-minded iconic bands, AFI's ever-evolving identity has kept their sound, themes, and overall image fresh. A place in rock n' roll history assured by magical musical androgyny, both post-modern and timeless, AFI remains guided by the flames of authenticity and determination that defined their first ten albums and are sure to drive the next ten and beyond.

AFI - Bodies [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition LP]
$24.98
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To accompany the unrestrained awesomeness of DC’s Dark Nights: Death Metal comic series, executive producer/composer Tyler Bates (Guardians of the Galaxy, John Wick) presents the Dark Nights: Death Metal soundtrack. Directly inspired by the comic series’ storyline, the diverse soundtrack illuminates the darkest corners of each DC character’s psyche. Limited Edition 7" Single Yellow Flexi Disc. Packaged in polybag with comic book.

Denzel Curry/PlayThatBoiZay - Bad Luck (DC - Dark Nights: Death Metal Version) [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Yellow 7in Flexi Disc + Comic]
$16.99
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If Black Sabbath had been born and bred in an Ohio mobile home and raised on a steady diet of smoke and acid - the result would sound exactly like Mistreater. In 1981, the group independently recorded and released the "Hell's Fire" album. Today the album is considered a US metal classic and is considered one of the strongest metal albums ever made by metal aficionados - original copies are hard to find and there's a hefty price tag if you're lucky enough to find a copy for sale. Mistreater is from Creston (population 2000) and was far outside everything and everybody associated with the "hip" music scene in Ohio. Mistreater either didn't know or care about the scene in nearby Cleveland where bands like proto-punk rockers Electric Eels, Rocket From The Tombs and Styrenes made waves. Pere Ubu and Dead Boys sprang from these roots. The Pagans ruled the Cleveland area during the punk days. Earlier, The Choir, Raspberries and The James Gang were pivotal Cleveland bands. As local audiences were receptive, the city was a major stop-off for touring bands. Similarly, radio station WMMS also had open ears. Nowadays, The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame is located in Cleveland. It goes on - Cleveland and it's surroundings were happening. Mistreater was into none of this... Their music was by outsiders for outsiders. More brutal, raw and louder than everyone else. Rough-edged and without gloss, the Mistreater of Hell's Fire was not aiming for the mainstream. The riffs are stoner hard knock-outs and the guitar leads are psyched-out punches rooted in heavy psychedelia. Sweden's On The Dole Records is proud to present the first-ever reissue of "Hell's Fire". And in true OTD fashion, no expenses were saved. The band was interviewed for the extensive liner notes, rare photos were found, the sound is remastered and carefully restored, and the non-album single b-side "Baby Blue" is added as a bonus. This is a US metal / D.I.Y masterpiece that should be heard by everyone into hard, loud music and massive guitar riffs. It's like Greg Sage of The Wipers had gone metal. It would have been the ultimate soundtrack to Tim Hunter's "River's Edge" movie with Dennis Hopper. Mistreater were young and had no contacts or new ways to reach out with their music back then... Now the time has come for the resurrection of Mistreater. Mistreater is not in the nearby Rock'n'roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland. But they should be. This OTD reissue goes to prove it.
Mistreater - Hell's Fire (Bonus Track) [Deluxe Edition LP]
$36.99
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Year Of The Spider is the widely anticipated studio album from the much ballyhooed garage rock idols, Shannon & The Clams. Slated for a summer 2021 release, it was recorded with Dan Auerbach at his legendary Easy Eye Sound studio in Nashville and finds the band crafting their uniquely vintage sound that incorporates wonderfully strange elements of doo-wop, classic R&B, garage, psych, and surf rock to produce this timeless gem from these perennial favorites.

Shannon & The Clams - Year Of The Spider [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Midnight Wine LP]
$26.99
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Low

Hey What [LP]

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Focusing on their craft, staying out of the fray, and holding fast their faith to find new ways to express the discord and delight of being alive, to turn the duality of existence into hymns we can share, Low present HEY WHAT. These ten pieces—each built around their own instantaneous, undeniable hook—are turbocharged by the vivid textures that surround them. The ineable, familiar harmonies of Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker break through the chaos like a life raft. Layers of distorted sound accrete with each new verse - building, breaking, colossal then restrained, a solemn vow only whispered. There will be time to unravel and attribute meaning to the music and art of these times, but the creative moment looks FORWARD, with teeth. HEY WHAT is Low's thirteenth full-length release in twenty-seven years, and their third with producer BJ Burton.

Low - Hey What [LP]
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“Fearless was an album full of magic and curiosity, the bliss and devastation of youth. It was the diary of the adventures and explorations of a teenage girl who was learning tiny lessons with every new crack in the facade of the fairytale ending she’d been shown in the movies. I’m thrilled to tell you that my new version of Fearless is done and will be with you soon. It’s called Fearless (Taylor’s Version) and it includes 26 songs.” – Taylor Swift. Includes 6 unreleased tracks. Gold 3 LP.

Taylor Swift - Fearless: Taylor's Version [Gold 3 LP]
$42.99
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2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Shakira’s hit crossover album, Laundry Service. Originally released on November 13th 2001, The album was written and produced by Shakira and features the #1 single, “Suerte/Whenever, Wherever,” “Objection (Tango),” and “Underneath Your Clothes.” To commemorate its 20th year, the LP will be reissued on an exclusive opaque yellow vinyl.

Shakira - Laundry Service [Opaque 2LP]
$38.99

        
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