Record Store Day Is April 16
Record Store Day 2011 is tomorrow, April 16, and there are quite a few bad ass merch that you can buy at your local record shop. It seems like every artist nowadays are willing to put out some kind of rare vinyl record for Record Store Day. Check out some of the more noteworthy releases after the jump.
Everyone from A Day To Remember to AC/DC will have some cool stuff that you can buy on Saturday. I went to Vertigo Music in downtown Grand Rapids the last couple of years and it’s always packed. Hell, they even had a beer keg there. Below are just a few of the items you can look forward to tomorrow.
7″ single featuring the album version of “All I Want” and an exclusive acoustic version.
7″ vinyl features “Shoot To Thrill” and “War Machine” from AC/DC’s upcoming live concert DVD.
Tooth & Nail are releasing Anberlin’s third studio album Cities as a limited edition double disc vinyl. Don’t forget that Anberlin will open up for 30 Seconds To Mars this Tuesday at The Orbit Room. Tickets are still available for this all ages show.
Tracks are from Death Cab’s upcoming album Codes and Keys, due out May 3. Check out the music video for “You’re A Tourist”, the first single from the record. It was shot live and in one take, an industry first.
As previously reported, Deftones are putting all the covers they have professionally done on one vinyl record. Artists they pay homage to include The Cure, The Smiths, Sade and more.
The Foos are also releasing a covers LP. Medium Rare contains “Darling Nikki”, “Gas Chamber”, “Baker Street” and more.
7″ vinyl contains “Simple Math”, the title track to Manchester’s upcoming album, and “The Plan” on the B-Side, which is a Record Store Day exclusive. The Atlanta rockers recently premiered the music video for “Simple Math”.
That is just the tip of the iceberg. You can check out the full list of RSD releases on their website. Tell us what you plan to get below. Happy shopping.