Motorhead Death Or Glory

Record Store Day 2018 Guide: Motorhead – Death Or Glory

Record Store Day 2018 Guide Motörhead Death Or Glory (LP) VP               Reissued on silver vinyl, Death Or Glory is one of two studio albums with the short-lived Lemmy, Würzel, Zööm and Mikkey Dee line-up, and was originally released in 1993 as Bastards. The band returned to their roots: playing loud and fast. The lyrical themes range from social … Continue reading Record Store Day 2018 Guide: Motorhead – Death Or Glory

Black Sabbath Supersonic Years

Black Sabbath announce Singles Box

Black Sabbath have announced the release of Supersonic Years – The Seventies Singles Boxset, a limited edition 7-inch vinyl boxset released on 8 June through BMG. The limited-edition boxset includes five rare single edits: Iron Man, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, Am I Going Insane (Radio), Hard Road and Symptom Of The Universe, plus 10 unique colour picture sleeves from around the world, either ultra-rare or exclusive to … Continue reading Black Sabbath announce Singles Box

Motorhead Record Store Day 2018

MOTÖRHEAD to celebrate Record Store Day 2018 with "Heroes" picture disc

MOTÖRHEAD will be issuing a 7″ picture disc of their runaway hit cover version of David Bowie’s “Heroes” to celebrate Record Store Day on April 21. The artwork features a new “sketch” take on the classic war-pig. The flip-side features “Heroes (the Wacken Family Choir Mix)” with previously unheard audio of the crowd at 2017’s Wacken Festival singing along to the single as it was being officially launched via the festival PA, an emotional moment … Continue reading MOTÖRHEAD to celebrate Record Store Day 2018 with "Heroes" picture disc

The Vinylist: Mark Johnson – 70s & 80s punk

Reader Mark Johnson takes us on a tour of his collection, which ranges from Stiff Records to Third Man – and includes a Wurlitzer dedicated to The Cramps… What was the first record 
you bought? “In the summer of 1977, I was 14 and had never bought a record before. All the parents in my street put on a Silver Jubilee street party. The oldest … Continue reading The Vinylist: Mark Johnson – 70s & 80s punk

Sex Pistols God Save The Queen

Sex Pistols' God Save The Queen sells for $14,690

A copy of the Sex Pistols’ unreleased God Save The Queen A&M 7-inch has sold for $14,690 on Discogs, making it comfortably November 2017’s most expensive sale and coming close to eclipsing the record for the most expensive item ever sold on the site. A mere 25,000 copies of God Save The Queen were pressed before A&M’s Herb Alpert reportedly destroyed the Sex Pistols’ recording … Continue reading Sex Pistols' God Save The Queen sells for $14,690

Alice Cooper’s School’s Out – The Story Behind The Sleeve

The cover of Alice Cooper’s fifth studio album, released in 1972, was a work of inspiration by Craig Braun, also the creator of The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers zipper sleeve. The sleeve opens out like the wooden school desk depicted in its main image, which was shot by New York photographer Robert Otter. Inside the original version, the record was wrapped in a pair of … Continue reading Alice Cooper’s School’s Out – The Story Behind The Sleeve

Motörhead To Release "Under Cöver " Covers Album

Under Cöver is the forthcoming covers album from Motörhead recorded over the last two decades, which features the previously unreleased version of David Bowie’s “Heroes”… One thing Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee liked to do throughout their years together in MOTÖRHEAD was grab a favorite song by another artist and give it a good old fashioned ‘Motörheading’. To run them through the Motörizer, … Continue reading Motörhead To Release "Under Cöver " Covers Album

Sepultura to release expanded editions

Sepultura’s Chaos A.D. and Roots are being reissued later this year on CD and vinyl, featuring all new remastered versions as well as rare and unreleased studio and live recordings… Sepultura broadened its musical horizons with Chaos A.D. and Roots, a pair of acclaimed albums that took the Brazilian band’s hard-rocking sound in bold and exciting new directions. Rhino will revisit those back-to-back classics with … Continue reading Sepultura to release expanded editions

The Misfits – Horror Business

This three-track 7″ has a troubled production history, which led to its appearance in various permutations – as a result, it has become a seriously rare and desirable find for punk aficionados. Recorded in January 1979 at CI Recordings in New York, this release was intended to be a five-track EP: the band couldn’t afford to release a 12″, so it was trimmed to three … Continue reading The Misfits – Horror Business

Nirvana – Hormoaning, Australian tour edition

This Australian-only tour EP has become one of the most desirable releases in Nirvana’s back catalogue. Snapping one up won’t leave you with much change from £500… After Nirvana released their genre-defining second album, Nevermind, they were propelled to the status of global superstars. At the start of 1992, several months after its release, the band embarked on their first and only Australian tour. To … Continue reading Nirvana – Hormoaning, Australian tour edition