Every black Friday not only brings some of the best deals on the stuff you want or need for the holidays, but it also brings one of the best days for shopping if you’re an avid vinyl collector. Visiting your local, independent record store day could bring great joy for the music fan on your list or for yourself. Here are some of the rock releases you may be looking for today.
A Perfect Circle – “So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish” 7-inch single – A cover of AC/DC‘s “Dog Eat Dog” is on the B-side.
Anthrax – Kings Among Scotland triple-LP – The first vinyl release of the band’s concert video record from February 2017.
Babymetal – Distortion – The J-pop metal band release their song “Distortion” on LP that features both the studio version and the exclusive live version recorded at Download Festival 2018.
Blue Oyster Cult – Some Enchanted Evening – This is Blue Oyster Cult’s second live album. This Legacy edition has never been released on vinyl, includes bonus tracks on translucent blue vinyl
Cheap Trick – The Epic Archives Vol. 2 – This Collection features even more rareties from the legendary Rockford, IL band. Plus features commentary from the band’s members.
Collective Soul – Hints, Allegations and Things Left Unsaid LP – The first vinyl pressing of the band’s debut album, which includes the smash “Shine.”
Chris Cornell – “When Bad Does Good” 7-inch single – The B-side is Temple of the Dog‘s “Stargazer (Live at the Paramount).”
Dead Kennedys – Iguana Studio Rehearsal Sessions – The 1978 tapes have never been released before and features the original lineup rehearsing some of the legendary punk band’s classics like “Holiday in Cambodia.”
Dio – Holy Diver Live at 35 12-inch single – The A-side was recorded live at Castle Donington in 1983 with the studio version of “Electra” on the B-side.
Garbage – “Destroying Angels” 7-inch single – The A-side was co-written with Exene Cervenka and John Doe of X, while the B-side is a cover of “Starman” by David Bowie.
Guns n’ Roses – “Shadow of Your Love” 7-inch single – This single was first available as part of the Locked ‘n’ Loaded box set.
Hozier – Nina Cried Power EP 12-inch – The first physical release of this EP.
Judas Priest – Rocka Rolla LP – The band’s debut album is back in print.
Tom Morello – The Atlas Underground Instrumentals double LP – Listen to Morello’s solo album with no vocals.
Rage Against the Machine – Live and Rare double-LP – The first domestic vinyl pressing of a 1997 Japanese-only collection.
Keith Richards – Run Rudolph Run (40th Anniversary) 12-inch EP – Two non-holiday covers are on the B-side — “The Harder They Come” and “Pressure Drop.”
Stone Sour – Stone Sour LP – Their debut album remastered with a bonus live CD recorded in 2002.
Stone Temple Pilots – Live 2018 LP – A live album recorded during the band’s 2018 tour featuring new lead singer Jeff Gutt.
Sublime – Greatest Hits LP – It comes with a bonus flexi-disc featuring the song “All You Need (Live at the Palace).”
Type O Negative – Bloody Kisses 25th Anniversary – Pressed on 180g green and black vinyl this is the 25th anniversary edition of the stand out Type O record.
Type O Negative / Trivium – I Don’t Wanna Be Me (Side by Side) – The next release in the side by side series has the original song by Type O Negative on one side and Trivium covering it on the other side.
U2 – Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me 12-inch single – A remastered version of the band’s 1995 song from Batman Forever along with “The Gotham Experience Remix” with vocals by Gavin Friday and Arcade Fire’s Regine Chassagne.