Foo Fighters To Release “Re-Versioned” 7 Inch As Part Of Record Store Day’s Black Friday

Foo Fighters have announced that they will be releasing a “Re-Versioned” 7 inch as part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday (November 26). The effort will include a “re-version” edition of “Making A Fire” featuring members of The Dap-Kings, The Budos Band, Antibalas, the Tedeschi Trucks Band, etc. and a “re-version” edition of “Chasing Birds” featuring Ben Jaffe, Charlie Gabriel, Clint Maedgen, Walter Harris, Branden Lewis, Ronnell Johnson, etc.

Iron Maiden, Evanescence, Puscifer, Etc. Releases Set For 2021 Black Friday Record Store Day Event

The full list of special releases for this year’s Black Friday Record Store Day event (November 26) has officially been revealed. You can find that HERE. A list of various rock/metal releases can also be found below.

Rock/Metal Releases:

  • Aerosmith – “1971: The Road Starts Hear” (LP/Cassette)
  • All Them Witches – “Live On The Internet” (3XLP)
  • Blackberry Smoke – “Stoned” (LP)
  • Alice Cooper – “Brutal Planet” (2XLP)
  • Crobot – “Rat Child” EP (Vinyl)
  • Dio – “Holy Diver” (LP Picture Disc)
  • Dio – “The Last In Line” (LP Picture Disc)
  • Evanescence – “Evanescence” (LP)
  • Fleetwood Mac – “Alternate Live” (2XLP)
  • Billy F. Gibbons – “Hardware” (CD)
  • The Reverend Horton Heat – “We Three Kings” (LP)
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Paris ’67” (LP)
  • Iron Maiden – “Iron Maiden” (LP Picture Disc)
  • Judas Priest – “Best Of Judas Priest” (2XLP)
  • King’s X “Please Come Home … Mr. Bulbous” (LP)
  • James LaBrie – “Elements Of Persuasion” (2XLP)
  • LA Guns – “Waking The Dead” (LP)
  • Motörhead – “The Lost Tapes, Vol. 1 (Live In Madrid 1995)” (2XLP)
  • Mr. Big – “Lean Into It” (LP)
  • Night Ranger – “Somewhere In California” (LP)
  • Ozzy Osbourne – “No More Tears” (12″ Picture Disc)
  • Poison – “Flesh & Blood” (LP)
  • Puscifer – “Billy D And The Hall Of Feathered Serpents: Puscifer Live at the Mayan Theatre” (7″ Vinyl)
  • Puscifer – “Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti” (LP)
  • Gavin Rossdale – “Wanderlust” (2XLP)
  • Saigon Kick – “The Lizard” (LP)
  • Smith/Kotzen – “Better Days” (Vinyl)
  • Joe Strummer – “Johnny Appleseed” (12″ Vinyl)
  • Tesla – “Mechanical Resonance” (LP)
  • Twiztid – “I Tried 2 Warn U” (7″ Vinyl)
  • Nancy Wilson – “You And Me” (2XLP)

[via Loudwire]

Linkin Park, Alice In Chains, Anthrax, My Chemical Romance, Etc. Releases Set For 2020 Black Friday Record Store Day Event

The full list of special releases for this year’s Black Friday Record Store Day event (November 27) has been posted. You can find a list of various rock/metal releases below. The full list can also be viewed HERE.

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Rock/Metal Releases:

  • Alice In Chains – “Sap” (Legacy) (12″ vinyl) (limited to 8,500)
  • Anthrax – “Soldiers Of Metal” (Megaforce) (black in orange vinyl) (limited to 1,000)
  • Baroness – “Live At Maida Vale BBC Vol. II” (Abraxan Hymns) (limited to 3,500)
  • Beastie Boys – “Some Old Bullshit” (Capitol/UME) (limited to 1,000)
  • Blue Öyster Cult – “Live In Pasadena July ’83” (Real Gone Music) (2xLP) (limited to 1,300)
  • Buckcherry – “Buckcherry” (Real Gone Music) (limited to 1,500)
  • The Chariot – “Long Live” (Good Fight Music) (limited to 2,000)
  • Chris Cornell – “Patience” (Guns N’ Roses cover) (IGA) (7″) (limited to 6,000) [Features his cover of Prince‘s “Nothing Compares 2 U” live at SiriusXM as the b-side]
  • Crown The Empire – “7102010” (Rise Records) (12″) (limited to 1,500)
  • Dio – “Dream Evil Live ’87” (Niji/BMG) (12″ picture disc) (limited to 2,500)
  • Ace Frehley – “Space Truckin’” (Deep Purple cover) (eOne Music) (12″) (limited to 2,100)
  • Linkin Park – “Meteora” (Warner Records) (2xLP on aqua blue vinyl) (limited to 3,000)
  • Motörhead – “Ace Of Spades” (Sanctuary/BMG) (12″) (limited to 2,500)
  • Motörhead – “On Parole (Expanded And Remastered)” (Parlophone) (2xLP/CD) (limited to 3,000/limited to 4,200)
  • My Chemical Romance – “Life On The Murder Scene” (Reprise) (limited to 7,500 copies)
  • Norma Jean – “Meridional” (Concord/Craft Recordings) (2xLP) limited to 2,500)
  • Puscifer – “Apocalyptical“/“Rocketman” (BMG/Alchemy) (7″) (limited to 2,000)
  • Shadows Fall – “Of One Blood” (M-Theory Audio) (blood red vinyl) (limited to 1,350)
  • Sunn O))) – “Flight Of The Behemoth” (Southern Lord) (2xLP) (limited to 800)
  • Corey Taylor/Dead Boys – “All This And More” (side by side) (Elektra) (12″ red vinyl) (limited to 4,000)
  • Tesla – “The Great Radio Controversy” (LMLR) (limited to 1,000)
  • Volbeat – “Hokus Bonus” (Republic) (grey limited edition vinyl) (limited to 3,000) [Featuring numerous bonus tracks from past albums]
  • Walking Papers – “The Light Below” (Carry On Music) (2xLP) (limited to 1,000)

[via The PRP]

Slipknot, Pearl Jam, Jinjer, Etc. Releases Set For 2019 Black Friday Record Store Day Event

The full list of special releases for this year’s Black Friday Record Store Day event (November 29) has been posted. You can find a list of various rock/metal releases below. The full list can also be viewed HERE.

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Rock/Metal Releases:

  • Acid Witch, “Black Christmas Evil” (7″ vinyl)
  • Altitudes & Attitude, “Get It Out” (12″ picture disc)
  • Sebastian Bach, “Forever Wild (Los Angeles / 2003) (2LP)
  • Black Label Society, “Nuns and Roaches” (12″ vinyl)
  • Cheap Trick, “Are You Ready or Not? – Live 12/31/79” (2LP)
  • Cheap Trick, “Gimme Some Truth” (7″ vinyl)
  • Col. Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade, “Live at the Great American Music Hall” (3LP)
  • Alice Cooper, “Billion Dollar Babies” (LP)
  • Alice Cooper, “Dragontown” (2LP)
  • Dio, “Rainbow in the Dark (Live)” (12″ picture disc)
  • Fight, “War Of Words” (LP)
  • Ace Frehley, “Frehley’s Comet Live” (LP)
  • Fu Manchu, “Live at Roadburn 2003” (LP/CD)
  • Liam Gallagher, “Why Me? Why Not” (LP picture disc)
  • Sammy Hagar, “Santa’s Going South for Christmas” (12″ picture disc)
  • Jimi Hendrix, “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year” (12″ picture disc)
  • Insane Clown Posse, “Flip the Rat” (2LP)
    Jinjer, “Macro” (LP)
  • Life of Agony, “The Sound of Scars” (LP)
  • Overkill, “The Electric Age” (2LP)
  • Pearl Jam, “MTV Unplugged 3/16/92” (LP)
  • The Runaways, “Live in Japan” (LP)
  • Joe Satriani, “Surfing With the Alien” (LP)
  • Slipknot, “All Out Life / Unsainted” (7″ vinyl)
  • Sublime, “Roots of Sublime” (2LP)
  • Tenacious D, “Blue Series: Don’t Blow It / Kage” (7″ vinyl)
  • Venom, “Manitou” (7″ picture disc)
  • Sid Vicious, “Sid Lives!” (2LP)

[via Loudwire]

Guns N’ Roses, A Perfect Circle, Rage Against The Machine, Etc. Releases Set For 2018 Black Friday Record Store Day Event

The full list of special releases for this year’s Black Friday Record Store Day (November 23) has been posted. You can see a list of various rock/metal releases below, and can view the full list at recordstoreday.com.

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  • A Perfect Circle, “So Long and Thanks for All the Fish” 7”
  • Alice Cooper, “Live From the Astroturf” LP
  • Anthrax, “Kings Among Scotland” 3XLP
  • Babymetal, “Distortion” 12”
  • Blue Oyster Cult, “Some Enchanted Evening” (Legacy Edition) 2XLP
  • Chris Cornell, “When Bad Does Good” 7” (featuring title track and Temple Of The Dog‘s “Stargazer” live at the Paramount)
  • CKY, “Too Precious to Kill” EP (featuring “Chase Me“, “Fists To The Sky“, “One Step Ahead“, “Bite It You Scum” (GG Allin cover))
  • Dead Kennedys, Iguana Studios Rehearsal Sessions LP
  • Dio, “Holy Diver Live At 35” 12” (featuring “Holy Diver” live at Donington in 1983 and studio version of “Electra” on 12″ Dio logo die-cut release)
  • The Germs, “What We Do Is Secret” LP
  • Guns N’ Roses, “Shadow of Your Love” / “Movin’ To The City” 7”
  • Nothing, “Blue Line Baby” LP (featuring “Spell” and previously unreleased track “Dirty White Glove“)
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience, “Burning Of The Midnight Lamp Mono” EP 7”
  • Joan Jett, “Bad Reputation” Soundtrack LP
  • Judas Priest, “Rocka Rolla” LP
  • Rage Against The Machine, “Live And Rare” 2XLP (previously released in Japan in 1997)
  • Ramones, “Live In Glasgow Dec. 19, 1977” 2XLP
  • Smashing Pumpkins, “Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.” LP
  • Stone Sour, “Stone Sour” LP (remastered with bonus 2002 live CD)
  • Stone Temple Pilots, “Live 2018” LP
  • Sublime, “Greatest Hits” LP
  • Tom Morello, “The Atlas Underground” (Instrumentals) 2XLP
  • Type O Negative, “Bloody Kisses” 25th Anniversary Edition 3XLP (featuring an extra LP of bonus tracks)
  • Type O Negative / Trivium, “I Don’t Wanna Be Me” 7”
  • Weezer, “Africa” (Toto cover) 10”

Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit, Etc.) Is Apparently Working On A Big Dumb Face Christmas Album

Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland is apparently working on a Big Dumb Face Christmas album. He confirmed the news in the below Instagram post and also revealed that it will be released on Black Friday (November 23).

Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Dimebag Darrell, Etc. Set For 2017 Black Friday Record Store Day Event

The full list of special releases for this year’s Black Friday Record Store Day (November 24) has been posted. You can see a list of various rock/metal releases below, and can view the full list at recordstoreday.com.

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  • Anthrax – “Carry On Wayward Son” (Megaforce):
    12″, limited to 2000, featuring covers of Kansas – “Carry On Wayward Son” and The White Stripes‘ “Black Math“.
  • At The Drive-In – “Diamanté” (Rise):
    10″, limited to 3000, featuring new songs “Amid Ethics“, “Despondent At High Noon” & “Point Of Demarkation“.
  • Black Label Society – “Room Of Nightmares” (eOne Music):
    7″, limited to 1000.
  • Blue Oyster Cult – “Rarities Vol. 1 (1969-1976)” (Real Gone Music): 2xLP, limited to 750
  • Cheap Trick – “Christmas Christmas” (BMLG): LP, limited to 2000
  • Clutch – “Pitchfork & Lost Needles” (Weathermaker Music):
    12″, limited to 1500.
  • Dimebag Darrell – “The Hitz” (Rhino/Elektra):
    12″, limited to 4000, featuring five previously unreleased tracks.
  • Gone Is Gone – “Phantom Limb” (Rise):
    7″, limited to 850, featuring “Phantom Limb” & “Starlight” (acoustic, recorded live).
  • Iggy Pop – “New Values” (Friday Music): LP, limited to 2000
  • Kreator – “Hail To The Hordes” (Nuclear Blast):
    12″ picture disc, limited to 1000, featuring “Hail To The Hordes” and previously unreleased tracks “Earth Under The Sword” and “Warrior Heart“.
  • Queen – “We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You” (Hollywood Records): 12″, limited to 7500
  • Rush – “Closer To The Heart” (Island):
    7″, limited to 5000.
  • Steel Panther – “Lower The Bar” (Bitchin’ Picture Disc Edition) (Kobalt/Steel Panther):
    Picture Disc, Limited to 1400.
  • Sublime – “40oz To Freedom” (Gasoline Alley): 2xLP Picture Disc, Limited to 3000
  • Thy Art Is Murder/The Acacia Strain/Fit For An Autopsy – “The Depression Sessions” (Nuclear Blast):
    Limited to 2000.
  • Twisted Sister – “A Twisted Christmas” (Rhino):
    LP, limited to 2000.
  • Venom – “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” (Sanctuary Records):
    2xLP, limited to 1750.
  • The Winery Dogs – “Dog Years: Live In Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016” (Loud & Proud):
    2xLP, limited to 1000.

Watch GWAR Cover AC/DC’s “If You Want Blood”/Kill Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton

GWAR once again took part in The AV Club‘s ‘Undercover Series’ with a cover of AC/DC‘s “If You Want Blood“ complete with an intro featuring Boston‘s “Foreplay.” The performance also commented on today’s election, as the the band’s versions of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are killed.I n other news, the band’s previous covers on the ‘Undercover Series,’ Billy Ocean‘s “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car” and Pet Shop Boys’ “West End Girls” will be released as a limited edition picture disc on Black Friday (November 25).

Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, Anthrax, Venom, Volbeat, Etc. Set For 2016 Black Friday Record Store Day Event

The full list of special releases for this year’s Black Friday Record Store Day (November 25) has been posted. You can see the list of rock/metal releases below, and can view the full list at recordstoreday.com.

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  • Alice Cooper – Live From The Astroturf (7″) (Good Records Recordings)
  • Alice In Chains – “Live Facelift” (12″) (Sony Legacy)
    (Six song live set recorded on December 22nd, 1990)
  • Anthrax – “A Monster At The End” (7″) (Megaforce)
    (Featuring the unreleased track “Vice Of The People“)
  • Andy Black – “The Shadow Side” (12″) (Republic)
  • Bolt Thrower – “Those Once Loyal” (LP) (Metal Blade)
  • Electric Wizard – “Witchcult Today” (2xLP) (Metal Blade)
  • Extreme – “Pornograffitti Live 25/Metal Meltdown” (Loud And Proud)
  • Faith No More – “Cone Of Shame” (7″) (Ipecac Recordings)
  • Foreigner – “The Flame Still Burns” (10″) (Rhino)
  • GWAR – “Black Friday (7″ Picture Disc) (Metal Blade)
  • Jimi Hendrix – “Morning Symphony Ideas” (10″) (Sony Legacy)
  • Iggy & The Stooges – “Telluric Chaos” (2xLP) (Skydog Records)
  • In This Moment – “A Star-Crossed Wasteland” (LP) (Wargod)
  • Iron Maiden – “Brave New World” (2×12″) (Sanctuary)
  • Dustin Kensrue – “More Thoughts That Float On A Different Blood” (7″) (Vagrant)
  • Mötley Crüe – “Kickstart My Heart“/”Home Sweet Home” (7″ Picture Disc) (Eleven Seven)
  • Melt Banana/Napalm Death – “Like Piss To A Sting” (7″) (Ipecac Recordings)
  • Prophets Of Rage – “The Party’s Over” (12″) (Caroline)
  • Puscifer – “Money Shot Your Re Load” (2xLP) (Puscifer Entertainment)
  • Ramones – “Live at the Roxy 8/12/76” (LP) (Rhino)
  • Refused – “Servants Of Death” (12″) (Epitaph)
  • The Runaways – “Cherokee/Gold Star” (LP) (Blackheart Records)
  • Soundgarden – “Satanoscillatemymetallicsonatas” (12″) (UMe/A&M)
  • Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – “Blood Lust” (LP) (Metal Blade)
  • Various Artists – “Underworld Soundtrack” (2xLP) (PAP)
  • Venom – “Black Metal” (Noise Records)
  • Volbeat – “Beyond Hell/Above Heaven” (2xLP) (Republic)

Original Alice Cooper Band To Release “Live From The Astroturf” 7″ On Black Friday

Back in October 2015, the surviving members of the original Alice Cooper band, including Cooper, Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, and Neil Smith, performed a special set at Good Records Dallas. Now, they have revealed that audio from this performance will be used for a limited edition 7″ single, titled “Live From The Astroturf,” which is set to be released on Black Friday (November 25). This release will include “I’m Eighteen” and “Is It My Body,” and it will serve as a tribute to late guitarist Glen Buxton. Only 2,500 copies will be available on white, pink, black and pink and white vinyl, with the pink and white version being limited to 100 copies. It will also come with autographed prints.