Trivium & Heaven Shall Burn Cover Each Other For New Split Release

Trivium and Heaven Shall Burn will be celebrating their upcoming tour with a split 7 inch release. The effort will be available on December 23 and it will feature Heaven Shall Burn’s cover of Trivium’s “Pillars Of Serpents” and Trivium‘s cover of Heaven Shall Burn‘s “Implore The Darken Sky.” Pre-orders can be found HERE.

10th Anniversary Vinyl Pressing Of The Sword’s “Apocryphon” To Be Released In December

The 10th anniversary vinyl pressing of The Sword’s “Apocryphon” will now be released on December 16. The effort was previously set to be released earlier this month as part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday event. The band, who recently called it quits, commented:

“UPDATE: Although initially announced as part of the RSD Black Friday line-up, the 10th Anniversary Cosmic Yellow Swirl pressing of APOCRYPHON will now be released on December 16th but will remain exclusive to independent retailers! Available for pre-order now at the link! 🗡️”

Soen To Reissue “Cognitive” & “Tellurian” On Vinyl, Share “Savia” Live Video

Soen will be reissuing “Cognitive” and “Tellurian” on vinyl on January 27. Pre-orders can be found HERE. Notably, “Cognitive” will include a bonus track titled “Written.“ In other news, Soen have also shared footage of “Savia” from their recent live release “Atlantis.” The set, which features an eight-piece orchestra, was filmed at Atlantis Grammofon Studio in Stockholm, Sweden on December 10, 2021.

Finch’s “Falling Into Place” EP To Be Released On Vinyl For The First Time

Finch’s “Falling Into Place“ EP will be receiving a new vinyl release on Black Friday (November 25). This will serve as the effort’s first vinyl pressing.

Filter Release 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition Of “The Amalgamut”

Filter have digitally released a 20th anniversary expanded edition of “The Amalgamut.“ The effort can be found on the service of your choice HERE. Notably, “The Amalgamut” will also be available on vinyl for the first time on March 31.

“The Amalgamut” Expanded Edition Track Listing:

01. “You Walk Away”
02. “American Cliché”
03. “Where Do We Go From Here”
04. “Columind”
05. “The Missing”
06. “The Only Way (Is The Wrong Way)”
07. “My Long Walk To Jail”
08. “So I Quit”
09. “God Damn Me”
10. “It Can Never Be The Same”
11. “World Today”
12. “The 4th”
13. “Where Do We Go From Here” (X-Ecutioners’ Remix)
14. “Where Do We Go From Here” (Richard Vission’s Vocal Injection Mix)
15. “Where Do We Go From Here” (Richard Morel’s Pink Noise Vocal Mix)
16. “Where Do We Go From Here” (DJ Hyper Remix)
17. “Where Do We Go From Here” (X-Ecutioners’ Bonus Beats)
18. “Where Do We Go From Here” (Richard Vission’s Dub Injection Mix)
19. “Where Do We Go From Here” (Richard Morel’s Pink Noise Dub)
20. “Where Do We Go From Here” (DJ Hyper Dub)
21. “Where Do We Go From Here” (Single Edit)

10th Anniversary Vinyl Pressing Of The Sword’s “Apocryphon” Delayed To April

The 10th anniversary vinyl pressing of The Sword’s “Apocryphon” has been delayed. The effort will now be released during next year’s Record Store Day (April 15). Interestingly, the band, who recently called it quits, were not aware of the date change:

Zao Release 20th Anniversary Vinyl Pressings Of “Parade Of Chaos”

Zao are celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Parade Of Chaos” with some new vinyl pressings of the effort. Fans can purchase those HERE.

The group commented:

“2,000 copies pressed total

/1,000 “Crimson Pools of Blood” Solid State/Merchnow variant – Orange, Oxblood & Red Splatter

/1,000 “Chaos Kills Us” Zao / Holy Mountain Variant – Clear With Black Smoke *This variant was specifically chosen to continue the smoke variant theme established with the first three reissues.

Special limited T-Shirt designed by Hugo Silva at the Holy Mountain store that re-imagines the artwork.

Die Cut center LP jacket with Black Dust Jacket. Removing the LP will also allow for you to see the original CD-sized cover image from the insert, which can double as a cover, depending on your placement inside the jacket.

Full remaster for vinyl by Garrett Haines at Treelady Mastering, supervised and financed by Zao for maximum fidelity.

Separate retrospective essays written by Dan, Scott and Jesse, all presented together and co-signed endorsed by Zao.

Corrected and legible lyric sheet approved by Dan Weyandt.

Re-envisioned artwork for the vinyl format has been reviewed and co-signed by original CD graphic designer Don Clark at Invisible Creature, who had this to say, “Yeah. Cool.”

Co-produced by the folks who “march like fools” at UnoriginalVinyl, who are too in love with chaos to have pressed Self-Titled first.”

Opeth To Reissue Their First Three Albums On Half-Speed Vinyl

Opeth will be releasing half-speed vinyl pressings of “Orchid,“ “Morningrise,” and “My Arms, Your Hearse” on May 19. The band said the following about that:

“Today we announce the Abbey Road half-speed vinyl re-issues of Opeth’s first three albums ‘Orchid’, ‘Morningrise’ and ‘My Arms, Your Hearse’ with Candlelight Records. These coloured 140g re-issues have been lovingly re-mastered by Jens Bogren with guidance from Mikael. The records have been cut at half-speed at the infamous Abbey Road Studios by Miles Showell, and all artwork carefully restored by Dan Capp; designed the way they were originally intended. Out May 19th. Early pre-orders available now exclusively on

Journey To Release “Live In Concert At Lollapalooza” In December

Journey will be releasing a new live album/ film titled “Live In Concert At Lollapalooza” on December 9. The effort, which features the band’s July 31, 2021 set at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, IL, will be available on CD/DVD, Blu-ray, and vinyl. A live video for “Be Good To Yourself” from the performance can be found below:

“Live In Concert At Lollapalooza” Track Listing:

01. “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)”
02. “Only The Young”
03. “Guitar Interlude”
04. “Stone In Love”
05. “Be Good To Yourself”
06. “Just The Same Way”
07. “Lights”
08. “Still They Ride”
09. “Escape”
10. “La Do Da”
11. “Piano Interlude”
12. “Who’s Crying Now”
13. “Guitar Interlude”
14. “Wheel In The Sky”
15. “Ask The Lonely”
16. “Open Arms”
17. “Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin'”
18. “Faithfully”
19. “Any Way You Want It”
20. “Don’t Stop Believin'”

Limp Bizkit’s “Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water” To Receive New Vinyl Pressings For First Time In 20 Years

Enjoy The Ride Records are planning to release new vinyl pressings of Limp Bizkit’s “Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water.” Fans will be able to purchase two different variants of the record at this location on October 28 at 12:00pm EDT / 9:00am PDT. Notably, this will serve as the album’s first vinyl release in 20 years.