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    Let It Bleed

    Ranked 32/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    180 Gram Clear Vinyl From ABKCO'S Clearly Classic Reissue Series


    Re-mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering


    Cut at Trutone Mastering by Carl Rowatti


    Let It Bleed is the eighth British and tenth American album by English rock band The Rolling Stones, released in December 1969 by Decca Records in the United Kingdom and London Records in the United States. Released shortly after the band's 1969 American Tour, it is the follow-up to 1968's Beggars Banquet and the last album by the band to feature Brian Jones as well as the first to feature Mick Taylor.

    1. Gimme Shelter
    2. Love In Vain

    3. Country Honk

    4. Live With Me

    5. Let It Bleed

    6. Midnight Rambler

    7. You Got The Silver

    8. Monkey Man

    9. You Can't Always Get What You Want
    The Rolling Stones
    $23.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Let It Bleed (With Unframed Litho) Let It Bleed (With Unframed Litho) Quick View

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    Let It Bleed (With Unframed Litho)

    Never Before Released!


    Limited Edition Clear Vinyl


    Hand Numbered Limited Edition Lithographic Print (Not Framed)


    Released in 1969, Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones extends their rock and blues feel into a harder rocking sound. Recorded at what some call their creative peak, this album includes the now famous Stones' classics "Gimme Shelter" and "You Can't Always Get What You Want."


    This highly collectible lithograph and LP set, with a Certificate of Authenticity, is offered on a first-come, first-served basis-no additional copies will be produced after the initial press run is exhausted. Signatures on the printing plates reflect the band's personnel at the time of recording.


    Let It Bleed LIMITED EDITION LITHOGRAPHIC PRINT:
    This hand-numbered, museum-quality print is derived from artwork used on THE ROLLING STONES record album Let It Bleed and is signed in the plate by the recording artists beneath the image.


    Exclusively authorized and licensed from ABKCO Records

    Print Size (includes mat board): 20" x 24"

    Image Size: 16" x 16"

    Stock: Acid-free, 100# Opus dull cover

    Signed in the plate by band members

    Hand-numbered and embossed logo

    Edition Size: 2,500

    Includes Certificate of Authenticity


    Not eligible for further discount.

    1. Gimme Shelter
    2. Love In Vain
    3. Country Honk
    4. Live With Me
    5. Let It Bleed
    6. Midnight Rambler
    7. You Got The Silver
    8. Monkey Man
    9. You Can't Always Get What You Want
    The Rolling Stones
    $269.99
    Colored Vinyl LP + Lithograph - Sealed Buy Now
  • Let It Bleed (With Framed Litho) Let It Bleed (With Framed Litho) Quick View

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    Let It Bleed (With Framed Litho)

    Never Before Released!


    Limited Edition Clear Vinyl


    Hand Numbered Limited Edition Framed Lithographic Print


    Released in 1969, Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones extends their rock and blues feel into a harder rocking sound. Recorded at what some call their creative peak, this album includes the now famous Stones' classics "Gimme Shelter" and "You Can't Always Get What You Want."


    This highly collectible lithograph and LP set, with a Certificate of Authenticity, is offered on a first-come, first-served basis-no additional copies will be produced after the initial press run is exhausted. Signatures on the printing plates reflect the band's personnel at the time of recording.


    Let It Bleed LIMITED EDITION LITHOGRAPHIC PRINT:
    This hand-numbered, museum-quality print is derived from artwork used on THE ROLLING STONES record album Let It Bleed and is signed in the plate by the recording artists beneath the image.


    Exclusively authorized and licensed from ABKCO Records

    Print Size (includes mat board): 20" x 24"

    Image Size: 16" x 16"

    Stock: Acid-free, 100# Opus dull cover

    Signed in the plate by band members

    Hand-numbered and embossed logo

    Edition Size: 2,500

    Includes Certificate of Authenticity


    1. Gimme Shelter
    2. Love In Vain
    3. Country Honk
    4. Live With Me
    5. Let It Bleed
    6. Midnight Rambler
    7. You Got The Silver
    8. Monkey Man
    9. You Can't Always Get What You Want
    The Rolling Stones
    $499.99
    Colored Vinyl LP + Lithograph - Sealed Buy Now
  • Sticky Fingers (Super Deluxe) Sticky Fingers (Super Deluxe) Quick View

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    Sticky Fingers (Super Deluxe)


    Remastered Album And Bonus CD Featuring Previously Unreleased Alternate Takes And Live Performances


    Plus 'Get Yer Leeds Lungs Out' CD, A DVD Featuring 2 Tracks From 'live At The Marquee' And 7" Vinyl With Brown Sugar And Wild Horses


    All Housed In A Presentation Box With Hardback Book Complete With Real Zip


    Plus Print, Poster, 4 Postcard Set And Mini Replica Of Band Cut Out


    The carefully put together 120 page limited edition book recounts the making of this classic Stones album with an extensive essay by Nick Kent, embellished with previously unpublished images of the band and lavishly illustrated with metallic gold ink throughout.


    Sticky Fingers, one of the most revered albums in the storied catalogue of the legendary Rolling Stones, is set to enthral a new generation of admirers. The 1971 classic - which captured the band at the absolute peak of their powers, on timeless tracks such as 'Brown Sugar,' 'Wild Horses,' 'Bitch,' 'Sister Morphine' and 'Dead Flowers'.


    Sticky Fingers was recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Stargroves, Mick's country home and Olympic Studios in London, and produced by regular confidant Jimmy Miller, Sticky Fingers was released shortly after the Stones became exiled in the south of France, leaving Britain after a sensational farewell tour. It also featured some of the most ground breaking artwork in rock history by Andy Warhol, with its famous working zip on the front cover.


    Sticky Fingers has been repeatedly hailed as one of the Stones' all-time great albums, capturing their trademark combination of swagger and tenderness in a superb collection. It continued the incredible outpouring of creative energy that had produced 1968's Beggars Banquet and Let It Bleed in 1969. After Sticky Fingers, the Stones' relocation to the south of France led to the double album masterpiece Exile On Main St. The highly acclaimed Sticky Fingers showcased the ever more inventive song writing of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, and formidable guitar licks from Mick Taylor.


    The Super Deluxe edition will also house Get Yer Leeds Lungs Out!, the 13-track audio recording of the Stones' gig in Leeds in March 1971, shortly before their 'exile' in France began. The set included versions of the just-completed 'Brown Sugar,' 'Bitch' and 'Dead Flowers,' one of their many authentic forays into country music territory.


    The first sessions that led to Sticky Fingers took place as far back as December 1969, in the remote location of Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Alabama. The band then reconvened, back home in the UK both at Olympic and with the Rolling Stones Mobile parked up at Mick Jagger's Stargroves home.


    On April 23, 1971, 504 days after that first session in Alabama, Sticky Fingers was released, cheered on by media and public alike. "It is the latest beautiful chapter in the continuing story of the greatest rock group in the world," wrote Rolling Stone.

    7" Vinyl
    1. Brown Sugar
    2. Wild Horses


    CD1
    1. Brown Sugar
    2. Sway
    3. Wild Horses
    4. Can't You Hear Me Knocking
    5. You Gotta Move
    6. Bitch
    7. I Got The Blues
    8. Sister Morphine
    9. Dead Flowers
    10. Moonlight Mile


    CD2
    1. Brown Sugar (Alternate Version with Eric Clapton)
    2. Wild Horses (Acoustic Version)
    3. Can't You Hear Me Knocking (Alternate Version)
    4. Bitch (Extended Version)
    5. Dead Flowers (Alternate Version)
    6. Live With Me (Live At The Roundhouse, 1971)
    7. Stray Cat Blues (Live At The Roundhouse, 1971)
    8. Love In Vain (Live At The Roundhouse, 1971)
    9. Midnight Rambler (Live At The Roundhouse, 1971)
    10. Honky Tonk Women (Live At The Roundhouse, 1971)


    CD3: Get Yer Leeds Lungs Out
    1. Jumpin Jack Flash (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    2. Live With Me (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    3. Dead Flowers (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    4. Stray Cat Blues (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    5. Love In Vain (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    6. Midnight Rambler (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    7. Bitch (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    8. Honky Tonk Women (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    9. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    10. Little Queenie (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    11. Brown Sugar (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    12. Street Fighting Man (Live At Leeds University, 1971)
    13. Let It Rock (Live At Leeds University, 1971)


    DVD - Live at the Marquee, 1971
    1. Midnight Rambler
    2. Bitch

    The Rolling Stones
    $179.99
    7 Vinyl Single + 3 CDs + DVD Box Set - Sealed Buy Now
  • Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie Quick View

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    Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie

    Hailing from Denmark, Volbeat are one of the most successful hard rock acts in recent years. Their last album
    spawned 4 Top 10 Active Rock singles, including two number 1 singles and has sold over 1.2M copies worldwide.


    The first single "Devil's Bleeding Crown" will be impacting active rock radio on 4/11 and the band will be starting the summer with confirmed performances at Coachella, Blazefest and Rise Above Festival.

    LP 1
    1. The Devil's Bleeding Crown
    2. Marie Laveau
    3. The Bliss
    4. The Gates Of Babylon
    5. Let It Burn
    6. Black Rose


    LP 2
    1. Rebound
    2. Mary Jane Kelly
    3. Goodbye Forever
    4. Seal The Deal
    5. Battleship Chains

    6. You Will Know
    7. The Loa's Crossroad

    Volbeat
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Get Yer Ya -Ya's Out Get Yer Ya -Ya's Out Quick View

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    Get Yer Ya -Ya's Out

    Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out! The Rolling Stones in Concert is a live album by The Rolling Stones, released on September fourth 1970 on Decca Records in the UK and on London Records in the US. It was recorded in New York and Maryland in November 1969, just before the release of Let It Bleed. It is the first live album to reach number 1 in the UK.
    1. Jumpin' Jack Flash
    2. Carol
    3. Stray Cat Blues
    4. Love In Vain
    5. Midnight Rambler
    6. Sympathy For The Devil
    7. Live With Me
    8. Little Queenie
    9. Honky Tonk Women
    10. Street Fighting Man
    The Rolling Stones
    $32.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Still Alive And Well Still Alive And Well Quick View

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    Still Alive And Well

    Johnny Winters amazing five decade long career continues to delight fans both new and old alike, as he maintains a very high profile concert and recording career. A bulk of his most legendary recordings were on Columbia Records as he went on to become one of the labels most important rock and blues spokesmen.


    Friday Music has been the home of many Johnny Winter recordings over the past number of years, and it is now with extreme pride and pleasure they announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of his classic Still Alive And Well album for the audiophile domain.


    Recorded in 1973 and produced by the guitar great Rick Derringer, Still Alive And Well was truly a gusty, hard rockin affair that has truly stood the test of time. Noted for its incredible song selection, Johnny Winter excels on such definitive versions of the blues classic Rock Me Baby, two Rolling Stones joints Let It Bleed and Silver Train, as well the smash title track Still Alive And Well.


    Several of his good friends were a part of the sessions including his band mates the late great Randy Jo Hobbs and Richard Hughes, as well as superstar friends like Todd Rundgren and Rick Derringer.


    For this special limited edition release, Friday Music has created a super rare gatefold cover, restoring the wonderful original artwork elements from the original vinyl release not seen in years. They are also enclosing a poly sleeve to protect your vinyl investment, as well as a poly bag for the album cover.

    1. Rock Me Baby

    2. Can't You Feel It
    3. Cheap Tequila
    4. All Tore Down
    5. Rock & Roll
    6. Silver Train
    7. Ain't Nothing To Me
    8. Still Alive And Well
    9. Too Much Seconal
    10. Let It Bleed

    Johnny Winter
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
  • The Rolling Stones In Mono (Box Set) (On Sale) The Rolling Stones In Mono (Box Set) (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    The Rolling Stones In Mono (Box Set) (On Sale)


    Domestic Version


    Limited Edition


    Newly Remastered Mono From Original Archive Tapes


    Cut To Lacquers At Abbey Road Studios By Engineer Sean Magee


    Pressed Onto 180-Gram Heavyweight Vinyl LPs Supervised By GZ Media


    Includes 48 Page Booklet And Stray Cats Compilation Exclusive To This Box Set


    The albums from the first decade of history and mayhem have been newly remastered with unprecedented fidelity and revelatory detail from original MONO sources.
    The box sets contain records from the period including key UK/US domestic variations from the catalog.


    In addition, the new compilation Stray Cats pulls together the essential non-album B-sides & rarities from the ABKCO era entirely restored in MONO for the very first time. Stray Cats is exclusively available in the box set with the vinyl pressed over 2 LPs.


    A 48 page lie-flat deluxe booklet features a new essay from Rolling Stone Editor David Fricke as well as rare photography & images.


    Lovingly recreated original MONO LP replica sleeves with original finishes & artwork house the albums within a rigid bespoke one-piece box.


    Each album has been newly remastered specifically for the project from the original archive tapes in 2016 by Bob Ludwig & Teri Landi. For the project he utilized Direct Stream Digital (DSD) transfers from the original master recordings, with a sampling rate of 2,822,400.


    The new remaster has been cut to lacquers at the legendary Abbey Road Studios by engineer Sean Magee & pressed onto 180-gram heavyweight vinyl LPs supervised by GZ Media.


    Includes the following albums:


    • The Rolling Stones (UK)
    • 12 x 5
    • The Rolling Stones No. 2
    • The Rolling Stones, Now!
    • Out Of Our Heads (US)
    • Out Of Our Heads (UK)
    • December's Children (And Everybody's)
    • Aftermath (UK)
    • Aftermath (US)
    • Between The Buttons (UK)
    • Flowers
    • Their Satanic Majesties Request
    • Beggars Banquet
    • Let It Bleed
    • Stray Cats


    This item is not eligible for discount.

    The Rolling Stones (UK)
    1. Route 66
    2. I Just Want To Make Love To You
    3. Honest I Do
    4. Mona (I Need You Baby)
    5. Now I've Got A Witness
    6. Little By Little
    7. I'm A King Bee
    8. Carol
    9. Tell Me
    10. Can I Get A Witness
    11. You Can Make It If You Try
    12. Walking The Dog


    12 x 5
    1. Around And Around
    2. Confessin' The Blues
    3. Empty Heart
    4. Time Is On My Side
    5. Good Times, Bad Times
    6. It's All Over Now
    7. 2120 South Michigan Avenue
    8. Under The Boardwalk
    9. Congratulations
    10. Grown Up Wrong
    11. If You Need Me
    12. Susie Q


    The Rolling Stones No. 2
    1. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
    2. Down Home Girl
    3. You Can't Catch Me
    4. Time Is On My Side
    5. What A Shame
    6. Grown Up Wrong
    7. Down The Road Apiece
    8. Under The Boardwalk
    9. I Can't Be Satisfied
    10. Pain In My Heart
    11. Off The Hook
    12. Susie Q


    The Rolling Stones, Now!
    1. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
    2. Down Home Girl
    3. You Can't Catch Me
    4. Heart Of Stone
    5. What A Shame
    6. Mona (I Need You Baby)
    7. Down The Road Apiece
    8. Off The Hook
    9. Pain In My Heart
    10. Oh, Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin')
    11. Little Red Rooster
    12. Surprise, Surprise


    Out Of Our Heads (US)
    1. Mercy Mercy
    2. Hitch Hike
    3. The Last Time
    4. That's How Strong My Love Is
    5. Good Times
    6. I'm All Right
    7. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
    8. Cry To Me
    9. The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man
    10. Play With Fire
    11. The Spider And The Fly
    12. One More Try


    Out Of Our Heads (UK)
    1. She Said Yeah
    2. Mercy Mercy
    3. Hitch Hike
    4. That's How Strong My Love Is
    5. Good Times
    6. Gotta Get Away
    7. Talkin' 'Bout You
    8. Cry To Me
    9. Oh, Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin')
    10. Heart Of Stone
    11. The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man
    12. I'm Free


    December's Children (And Everybody's)
    1. She Said Yeah
    2. Talkin' Bout You
    3. You Better Move On
    4. Look What You've Done
    5. The Singer Not The Song
    6. Route 66
    7. Get Off Of My Cloud
    8. I'm Free
    9. As Tears Go By
    10. Gotta Get Away
    11. Blue Turns To Grey
    12. I'm Moving On


    Aftermath (UK)
    1. Mother's Little Helper
    2. Stupid Girl
    3. Lady Jane
    4. Under My Thumb
    5. Doncha Bother Me
    6. Going Home
    7. Flight 505
    8. High And Dry
    9. Out Of Time
    10. It's Not Easy
    11. I Am Waiting
    12. Take It Or Leave It
    13. Think
    14. What To Do


    Aftermath (US)
    1. Paint It, Black
    2. Stupid Girl
    3. Lady Jane
    4. Under My Thumb
    5. Doncha Bother Me
    6. Think
    7. Flight 505
    8. High And Dry
    9. It's Not Easy
    10. I Am Waiting
    11. Going Home


    Between The Buttons (UK)
    1. Yesterday's Papers
    2. My Obsession
    3. Back Street Girl
    4. Connection
    5. She Smiled Sweetly
    6. Cool, Calm & Collected
    7. All Sold Out
    8. Please Go Home
    9. Who' s Been Sleeping Here?
    10. Complicated
    11. Miss Amanda Jones
    12. Something Happened To Me Yesterday


    Flowers
    1. Ruby Tuesday
    2. Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow?
    3. Let's Spend The Night Together
    4. Lady Jane
    5. Out Of Time
    6. My Girl
    7. Back Street Girl
    8. Please Go Home
    9. Mother's Little Helper
    10. Take It Or Leave It

    11. Ride On, Baby
    12. Sittin' On A Fence


    Their Satanic Majesties Request
    1. Sing This All Together
    2. Citadel
    3. In Another Land
    4. 2000 Man
    5. Sing This All Together (See What Happens)
    6. She's A Rainbow
    7. The Lantern
    8. Gomper
    9. 2000 Light Years From Home
    10. On With The Show


    Beggars Banquet
    1. Sympathy For The Devil
    2. No Expectations
    3. Dear Doctor
    4. Parachute Woman
    5. Jig-saw Puzzle
    6. Street Fighting Man
    7. Prodigal Son
    8. Stray Cat Blues
    9. Factory Girl
    10. Salt Of The Earth


    Let It Bleed
    1. Gimme Shelter
    2. Love In Vain
    3. Country Honk
    4. Live With Me
    5. Let It Bleed
    6. Midnight Rambler
    7. You Got The Silver
    8. Monkey Man
    9. You Can't Always Get What You Want


    Stray Cats
    1. Come On
    2. I Want To Be Loved
    3. I Wanna Be Your Man
    4. Stoned
    5. Fortune Teller
    6. Poison Ivy (Version 1)
    7. Bye Bye Johnny
    8. Money
    9. Poison Ivy (Verison 2)
    10. Not Fade Away
    11. I've Been Loving You Too Long
    12. The Under Assistant West Coast Promo Man (Single)
    13. 19th Nervous Breakdown
    14. Sad Day
    15. Con Le Mie Lacrime (As Tears Go By)
    16. Long, Long While
    17. Who's Driving Your Plane?
    18. We Love You (Single Version)
    19. Dandelion
    20. Child Of The Moon
    21. Jumpin' Jack Flash
    22. Street Fighting Man (Single)
    23. Honky Tonk Women
    24. You Can't Always Get What You Want (Single)

    The Rolling Stones
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Mono Box Set - 16 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Get Yer YaYa's Out Get Yer YaYa's Out Quick View

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    Get Yer YaYa's Out


    180 Gram Clear Vinyl


    Recorded during their American tour in late 1969, and centered around live versions of material from the Beggars Banquet-Let It Bleed era. Often acclaimed as one of the top live rock albums of all time, its appeal has dimmed a little today. The live versions are reasonably different from the studio ones, but ultimately not as good, a notable exception being the long workout of Midnight Rambler, with extended harmonica solos and the unforgettable section where the pace slows to a bump-and-grind crawl. Some Stones aficionados, in fact, prefer a bootleg from the same tour (Liver Than You'll Ever Be, to which this album was unleashed in response), or their amazing the-show-must-go-on performance in the jaws of hell at Altamont (preserved in the Gimme Shelter film). Fans who are unconcerned with picky comparisons such as these will still find Ya-Ya's an outstanding album, and it's certainly the Stones' best official live recording.


    - Richie Unterberger (All Music Guide)

    1. Jumpin' Jack Flash
    2. Carol
    3. Stray Cat Blues
    4. Love In Vain
    5. Midnight Rambler
    6. Sympathy For The Devil
    7. Live With Me
    8. Little Queenie
    9. Honky Tonk Women
    10. Street Fighting Man
    The Rolling Stones
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  • Mourn Mourn Quick View

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    Mourn


    "More importantly, the Catalonian quartet play with an unshakable conviction and
    a lack of self-consciousness, recording straight-to-tape, letting the harmonies bleed
    together and drums play at maxed-out levels." - Pitchfork


    "Their first song for the label, "Silver Gold", is a sludgy track, drowning in slippery
    distortion and Pixies-esque fire." - Impose Magazine


    "Jazz Rodriguez Bueno, Carla Perez Vas, Antonio Postius and Leia Rodriguez pierce
    the surface with unified cries, screams and howls that seize attention in a flash."-
    DIY Magazine



    MOURN is a very young quartet formed from the friendship of Jazz Rodríguez Bueno and
    Carla PÉrez Vas- both born in 1996 in El Maresme, Catalonia, Spain. The duo armed themselves
    with inspiration from PJ Harvey, Patti Smith, Sebadoh and Sleater Kinney and began
    writing material, which they quickly released, raw and acoustic, on their YouTube channel.
    These recordings caught the attention of their homeland's Sones Records. Despite being
    teenagers, earlier this year they came out of the studio (along with drummer Antonio Postius
    and bassist Leia Rodríguez) with a brilliant treatise of indie rock that has stunned those who
    have had the opportunity to listen to it. Jazz (18), Carla (18), Leia (15) and Antonio (18) came
    together to present these tracks with authenticity and self-awareness beyond their age. With
    the confidence only residing in youth, the Mourn debut was recorded live in the studio in
    two days, proof of which is in their live-in-the-studio videos for singles "Otitis" and "YourBrain
    is Made of Candy." Both tracks perfectly capture the bands' affinity for the brevity of The
    Ramones with the lyrical and melodic sophistication of The Pixies.

    1. Your Brain Is Made Of Candy
    2. Dark Isues
    3. Philliphius
    4. Misery Factory
    5. Otitis
    6. You Don't Know Me
    7. Marshall
    8. Squirrel
    9. Jack
    10. Silver Gold
    Mourn
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  • Saosin Saosin Quick View

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    Saosin

    Saosin is the debut album by post-hardcore band Saosin. Includes a matte finish with spot UV gatefold jacket and full color inner sleeve.


    The long wait is over. California's Saosin issued their debut EP Translating the Name in 2003. They already had a well-developed fan base for their unique, even enigmatic brand of post-hardcore screamo. The band, having undergone some personnel changes -- most notably singer Anthony Green's departure in 2004 and the enlisting of Cove Reber as his replacement -- also underwent a sonic change on their self-titled 2005 EP. That primer was a guidebook to the band's new sound. Their Capitol debut, produced by Howard Benson, who also plays keyboards and does minimal programming, is a much slicker and far more imaginative outing than the band's underground fans may appreciate. That's not to say it's not impressive. It is. Quite so. This quintet are fine songwriters, excellent musicians, and have actually taken their post-underground hardcore beginnings and turned them into something that may indeed further rock music itself. This is not an idle claim. The songs on this album are tight, finished, and full of unexpected twists and turns, varied dynamics, fine lyrics, and, most of all, they're surprising. The hard twin-guitar sound at the front drives a rhythm section that is always in the pocket. Justin Shekoski and Beau Burchell work symbiotically with one another. They twin riffs and single lines without ever devolving into guitar heroics. They play as a unit. Reber's beautiful high-pitched voice walks the line but never resorts to screaming, because he doesn't have to: his instrument is powerful enough to ride the top of the musical swirl. The rhythm section carries the cradle of all this innovation, never slipping or abandoning these songs to mere workmanship. Check the killer counterpoint leads on Follow and Feel, and how drummer Alex Rodriguez takes the beat to the band inside the tune. When Reber enters with Don't let them know you're watching their situation crumble... his lyric is one of dislocation and the futile attempt to understand distance and dissolution. The killer, all-out rock riff in It's So Simple is beguiling as the song's dynamics and pace change three times inside of four minutes. That's the other beauty of this record; all but one track are under four minutes. The album flows from top to bottom; songs bleed into one another yet keep their distinctive identities. It's a strange comparison, but Saosin are as unique in their way as U2 were in their right from the beginning. Though they are seasoned road warriors, it's no mean achievement that a debut album carrying so much weight seemingly so effortlessly, is so utterly sophisticated and complete . Sure, Capitol will try to make them the next big thing, and maybe they should -- when's the last time you heard anything really new in rock music? Bury Your Head is the only track here that is a carry-over from Saosin's EP. Its woven textures, explosive singing, knotty basslines, and call and response vocals are chilling and utterly effective. Saosin walk that line between metal, indie rock, post-hardcore, and many other things. But that tautness is what gives their songs such power and ruddy grace. The album may garner the charges of sell-out from the underground, but musicians grow. In a relatively short time, Saosin has evolved into a smart, utterly talented and perhaps even visionary unit that is rewriting the book in the 21st century. They have delivered a debut album that is mature, truly original, that can garner the attention of those kids -- and hopefully, older adults who still care about rock -- from almost any side of the rock & roll spectrum. - Allmusic.com

    1. It's Far Better to Learn
    2. Sleepers
    3. It's So Simple
    4. Voices
    5. Finding Home
    6. Follow and Feel
    7. Come Close
    8. I Never Wanted To
    9. Collapse
    10. You're Not Alone
    11. Bury Your Head
    12. Some Sense of Security
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    Innerworld

    In a click-bait driven music scene, it's rare to find an album that stands the test of time, but Toronto-based synth duo Electric Youth may have managed that rare feat with their spectral, stunning debut
    album Innerworld. "We wanted to make something that had the sense of being timeless," says Austin
    Garrick, the band's instrumentalist alongside vocalist Bronwyn Griffin. "Our ultimate goal is to make a
    record that will be the favourite album of people that aren't born yet.


    With their swooning collaboration with College, "A Real Hero", featured in Nicolas Winding Refn's
    universally acclaimed neo-noir 'Drive', a place in the history books is arguably already theirs. After
    cracking the Top 10 of the iTunes dance charts in 15 countries, the band stepped back from the limelight
    to take their time to work on a full-length. "We get asked a lot 'how have guys not already put out an
    album - that would have been a good time to do it'", admits Austin. "But at the end of the day, more
    important for us than capitalising on timing is really making sure that we would have the record that we
    wanna have.


    Recording took place between the duo's Toronto studio and their home studio in LA. Each space served
    its different purpose - in Toronto Austin was able to make use of his extensive vintage synth collection,
    making up what he estimates is 80% of analogue sounds on the album. In LA meanwhile, the pair
    recorded Bronwyn's vocals, of which they share writing duties for -- in their space -- which includes a film
    projection room. Fritz Lang's boundary-breaking twenties classic 'Metropolis' was a favourite. It's easy to
    see how the vast scope of Lang's movie inspired the wide-eyed vistas of Innerworld, where soundscapes
    bleed into vocals and songs take you on journeys into roads unexplored.


    The artwork for Innerworld is similarly starry-eyed, with British artist Paul Roberts painting Austin and
    Bronwyn as intrepid children for the cover. "He was in a group called Sniff 'n' the Tears who had a big hit
    in the 70's with their song "Drivers Seat", which we came to know through its use in 'Boogie Nights'. We
    loved his album covers which he would paint and from there we discovered he went on to incredible work
    as an artist" says Austin. "The initial intention was for it to be more about the landscape, but we liked it
    and it did make sense to us, going back to the concept of Innerworld Bronwyn and I have known each
    other since we were 10 years old and a lot of the time we're still the same kids in our mind, in our inner
    world. And so for us you could say, in our inner world that's what we look like - those two kids." With
    their music's unquenchable sense of wonder, perhaps they're not too far from those kids today. "David
    Lynch never wants to define the meanings of his films," says Austin. "Similarly, we don't like to get too
    specific about the meaning of our music." When it sounds this good, who needs to put their music into
    a box? Let their inner world wash over you.

    1. Before Life
    2. Runaway
    3. WeAreTheYouth
    4. Innocence
    5. Without You
    6. If All She Has Is You
    7. The Best Thing
    8. Tomorrow
    9. Another Story
    10. She's Sleeping Interlude
    11. A Real Hero
    12. Outro
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    Dormant Heart

    'Dormant' is not a word that you can associate with Reading's metallers SYLOSIS - the band who have in the past few years alone toured with LAMB OF GOD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, DEVIL DRIVER and TRIVIUM. As well as playing huge festivals across the globe such as Sonisphere, Wacken, Graspop and Pukkelpop.


    Dormant Heart is not a peaceful album, it's a powerful force, unleashing anger against every day injustice and a sleeping society that lets these things wash over them. Frontman Josh Middleton explains: "The title refers to people going through life on autopilot and being one of the herd. How a lot of people simply accept the way things are just because it's 'tradition' as opposed to taking a good look at the world around you and thinking for yourself. Sometimes there are catalysts that happen and change our perspective or consciousness "


    One might take this catalyst as being representative of the driving accident that SYLOSIS had on a US tour with TRIVIUM and DEVIL DRIVER in September 2013. Luckily the band escaped the RV accident without major injuries but had to withdraw from the rest of the American shows. It was a big influence on the writing of their fourth album. This isn't a band that lets the tough gruelling schedule of touring wear them down though and once they'd been patched up and recovered they were back on the road in the UK. The incident did however provide food for thought as to how the band has to some extent a constant element of danger and personal sacrifice.


    SYLOSIS began tracking the album back in March 2014 working away secretly alongside touring commitments. Josh Middleton took a step up on this album producing it himself with the help of engineer Scott Atkins. The album was mastered by TESSERACT guitarist Acle Kahney. Josh says of the recording process "It was great doing some of the recording with Scott again. We've got a good working relationship and he's really dedicated to what he does. We like to strive for a very earthy and organic sound. It adds to the human element and brings out the intensity and vibe in the music."


    Guitars and vocals were recorded at Wizard Sound Studios in the band's hometown Reading. Drums were recorded in May at Monkey Puzzle Studios by original drummer Rob Callard who parted ways with SYLOSIS in September 2014 due to time restraints. BLEED FROM WITHINs Ali Richardson is now drumming for the band permanently after filling in for some live shows on the bands spring 2014 tour.


    Dormant Heart retains the distinctive SYLOSIS sound; a mixture of intense heavy guitar riffs, breakdowns, thudding rhythm and Middleton's growl. It's difficult to tie-down the band into a specific type of metal genre. Stomping opener 'Where The Wolves Come To Die' unleashes an aggressive start whilst 'Leech' provides those breakdowns and epic choruses. 'Mercy' demonstrates the mix of galloping rhythm and melodic guitar riffs whilst Josh fiercely declares 'there's no redemption'. Aptly named closer track 'Quiescent' provides over 9 minutes of solemn prog showing a less forceful side of the band it's ballad like in nature, with lyrics questioning Maybe the flames are all they have?' It's softer in dynamic but the sense of impending doom remains 'Fail to rescue// I can see// Now the line is drawn at our feet'.


    Josh summarises the record as their best work to date. "It's the most pissed off, aggressive and intense album we've done, yet it still retains the epic, progressive and melodic side we're also known for. It's a very gloomy and atmospheric album. We've been through a lot as a band and individuals and we've made our darkest album to date."

    1. Where The Wolves Come To Die
    2. Victims And Pawns
    3. Dormant Heart
    4. To Build A Bomb
    5. Overthrown
    6. Leech
    7. Servitude
    8. Indoctrinated
    9. Harm
    10. Mercy
    11. Callous Souls
    12. Quiescent
    13. Pillars Erode
    14. Zero (Smashing Pumpkins cover)
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    Catacombs Of The Black Vatican

    Catacombs of the Black Vatican will stand as an enduring testament to Black Label Society s sheer force of will and mastery of each and every musical neighborhood the hard rock titans choose to stomp through. The aggressive bite of the barnstorming BLS banger Damn the Flood sits comfortably right alongside the stripped down, emotionally searing Angel of Mercy, Scars and Shades of Gray. The album's opening tracks, Fields of Unforgiveness and lead single My Dying Time, drop the throttle into swampy, down-tempo menace that wouldn't sound out of place in a Classic Rock band's catalog nor at the creative height of the grunge era.


    There's a beauty in caveman like simplicity, in the break-bottles-and-break-necks gusto of a loud power chord. To many listeners, Wylde invented pinch harmonics every bit as much as Chuck Berry s dreamt up the duck walk. When the Guitar Hero franchise was all the rage, Wylde was a playable character in the game.


    Every time you're going to make a new record, it's exciting, he says of the run-up to the creation of Catacombs of the Black Vatican. When you're in the studio you can approach it like Salvador Dali where you've got a blank canvas in front of you. You can paint a little bit, sit back and look at it and go, Oh man, let's add a little more red over here, let's make this darker over there. Because live? It's a free-for-all. People are bleeding. There's fire going on. You're getting attacked by grizzly bears.

    1. Fields of Unforgiveness
    2. My Dying Time
    3. Believe
    4. Angel of Mercy
    5. Heart of Darkness
    6. Beyond the Down
    7. Scars
    8. Damn the Flood
    9. I've Gone Away
    10. Empty Promises
    11. Shades of Gray
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    Sky Swimming

    Amelia Rivas and Christian Pinchbeck don't just sing about feverish, frayed and fractured romances - in the three years since forming elephant, they've been living one.


    It's fitting that sky swimming, their debut full length release is a seductive, night time delight of an album. After all, it was in the twilight hours of a may morning three years ago that Pontefract native Amelia Rivas and Bristolian Christian Pinchbeck met at a house party and in alcohol-soaked all-nighter sessions that sky swimming was written.


    A fibrous collection of songs about relationships - their own included, which broke down during the making of the album - hazy memories, twisted dreams, the metaphysical bleeding in to the physical - sky swimming - all trilling keyboards, swooping melodies, broken hip hop beats, looped strings and Amelia's uniquely curvy vocals - that makes you want to clamp your headphones tighter on your ears, letting you swim in its every detail and emotion. Influenced by everything from Toro y Moi to composer Angelo Badalamenti, everything but the girl to rap originators arrested development and Joe Meek's productions, it's an intensely varied listen.


    "the first time we worked together, I went round to his house in Peckham and didn't leave for 3 days. I barely knew him," Amelia remembers. "She turned up with some £10 casio she bought from a charity shop in France and the whole demo EP was made on that," recalls Christian. Elephant have grown beyond their lo-fi roots since then, with Andy Dragazis being drafted in on co-production duties, while retaining the emotional rawness of those early songs. Tracks vary from psyche-delving ballads about growing up - torn tongues and skyscraper ("I want to understand what's wrong with my brain," Rivas laughs), to the thrilling pop of elusive youth, a eulogy to a friend who "wears a city crown", to the everyday trials of being young and poor in London (see ants about Amelia's crumbling tooting bedsit and TV dinner, a paean to rubbish telly and cheap booze) and the heartbreaking title track sky swimming written in the eye storm of their relationship meltdown with the refrain "do your eyes turn blue before you cry, I see the blue in you".


    With winning appearances at Primavera and Eurosonic festivals behind them, not to mention support slots with cult hero Matthew E. White, under their belts, Elephant have in Sky Swimming one of the year's most seductive sounds. . "I flew to the moon to mirror you" sings Amelia on album closer Shapeshifter, with the sort raw melancholy that could only be cribbed from a blue valentine romance. "I saw the future." It should be a very bright future ahead for Elephant indeed.

    1. Assembly
    2. Skyscraper
    3. Allured
    4. Ants
    5. Elusive Youth
    6. Shipwrecked
    7. Torn Tongues
    8. Come To Me
    9. TV Dinner
    10. Sky Swimming
    11. Golden
    12. Shapeshifter
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    Deadweight

    Pressed On Colored Vinyl

    WAGE WAR If you think that you've already heard it all when it comes to heavy music, you just haven't heard Wage War. The group - which is composed of vocalist Briton Bond, guitarist/vocalist Cody Quistad, guitarist Seth Blake, bassist Chris Gaylord and drummer Stephen Kluesener - formed in Ocala, Florida, in 2013 and instantly started playing all over the area, quickly getting signed to Fearless Records the old fashioned way: By sending a song to the label. From there the group linked up with the production team of Andrew Wade (Neck Deep, Motionless In White) and A Day To Remember vocalist Jeremy McKinnon who produced their 2015 debut Blueprints together and returned to produce the sophomore full-length Deadweight, which the band started writing immediately after they finished their debut.

    "I'm very proud of Blueprints but a lot of those songs were written seven years ago so who we are as people and musicians these days is drastically different," Quistad explains - and a listen to Deadweight confirms that statement. "I think a big strength of this new record is the continuity of sitting in a room together and playing instead of trying to send files back and forth," he continues. "We were truly grinding out songs and I think this album still sounds like Wage War but, at the same time, it has some of our most melodic moments as well as some of the heaviest." The latter is evidenced on songs like "Stitch" which is certain to incite frenzied mosh pits for years to come and displays an aggression that the band has only hinted at in the past.

    "We really tried to not overthink things on this record and just do whatever worked for the song, even if it was something that people might not necessarily expect," Quistad says. For this reason, the band decided it made sense to enlist the aforementioned producers who truly understood Wage War on a deep level. "There were so many early mornings and late nights making this record and it was such a pleasure to work with Andrew and Jeremy again because you could tell that they really cared about it and would go to any ends to make it the best that it could be." From the explosive production to the alternately screamed and sung vocals of "Don't Let Me Fade Away," all seven of the people involved in the making of TBA worked as one unit in working toward the same collective goal.

    Lyrically, Deadweight sees the band exploring both personal to political issues in a way that's as raw and honest as the music that supports them. "This record is very much a snapshot of the past year; we are all very positive people but in 2016 we went through so much from seeing the world for the first time to scraping the bottom at some point emotionally or with relationships," Quistad admits. From 3 a.m. run-ins with refugees in Europe to flying home only to be confronted with the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, there was no shortage of content to draw from this time around. "We didn't hold anything back when it came to this record, so hopefully it's as therapeutic for listeners as it was for us."

    In a heavy music scene that's increasingly formulaic, Wage War pride themselves on the fact that they listen to a diverse range of music. "I'm a big fan of country music which surprises a lot of people and other guitarist Seth is really into pop music," Quistad explains. "We have an appreciation for all kinds of stuff and I think that all of it bleeds into the album in some way even if it's not always blatant." Take the song "Johnny Cash" which recalls the country tradition of paying homage to a pioneer of a genre while still retaining the heaviness of the act. "We get called metalcore a lot but we've never pledged allegiance to any genre because we always want to do something beyond that in the sense that we just listen to what we love and try to incorporate that into Wage War."

    More than anything though, the band can't wait to get back on the road and start playing the songs from Deadweight live. "We played three hometown shows at the end of last year where we would include a new song and it was so cool to see the crowd react to the new material," Quistad says - and it's obvious that palpable excitement goes both ways. "This album is the truest representation of Wage War in the sense that we wanted to put every part of us under the microscope and come up with something that we're not only proud of but also encompasses what we want to be as a band and the kind of musical statement we want to lay down," he summarizes. "I would say this is a defining album for our band."

    1. Two Years
    2. Southbound
    3. Don't Let Me Fade Away
    4. Stitch
    5. Witness
    6. Deadweight
    7. Gravity
    8. Never Enough
    9. Indestructible
    10. Disdain
    11. My Grave Is Mine To Dig
    12. Johnny Cash
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    The Alice Cooper Show


    Celebrate Four Decades Of Alice Cooper's Legendary 1977 Live Album


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Release


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso From The Original Warner Bros. Tapes


    After an amazing string of gold and platinum albums and singles, Alice Cooper and his band delivered the goods with their first sensational live album The Alice Cooper Show in 1977. This hard rockin'
    live collection featured the superstars biggest songs from his biggest albums like Love It to Death, Killer,
    School's Out, Billion Dollar Babies and Welcome to My Nightmare.


    Produced by Bob Ezrin and Brian Christian, Alice Cooper and superstar sidekicks like Dick Wagner
    and Steve Hunter on dual lead guitars truly recorded some of the finest hard rock ever for this platinum
    plus collection.


    Featuring hard rock smashes like School's Out, Eighteen, Billion Dollar Babies, Under My Wheels and
    Only Women Bleed, it is easy to see why this album flew up the rock album charts in 1977.
    Even more masterful cuts like You and Me, Is It My Body and I Never Cry make this album one of the
    most enduring live rock and roll albums ever in classic rock history. It has been out of print on vinyl now
    for several decades that is until now.


    Friday Music is very proud to offer another exciting installment in our Alice Cooper 180 Gram
    Audiophile Vinyl Series with Alice Cooper's classic 1977 smash album The Alice Cooper Show. Impeccably mastered from the original Warner Bros. tapes by Joe Reagoso (Alice Cooper/David Bowie/Deep
    Purple) at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Records in Hollywood, this Anniversary limited edition first
    time 180 Gram LP is also presented in a first time collectible deluxe gatefold cover with the original 1977
    rare inner sleeve artwork detailed inside. We believe this is the definitive sounding version of this monumental collection and will be one of the more anticipated audiophile releases of 2013.


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    1. Under My Wheels
    2. Eighteen
    3. Only Women Bleed
    4. Sick Things
    5. Is It My Body
    6. I Never Cry
    7. Billion Dollar Babies
    8. Devil's Food/The Black Widow
    9. You and Me
    10. I Love the Dead/Go to Hell/Wish You Were Here
    11. School's Out
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    Any band that has earned an army of devout followers through dropping seven killer full-lengths - and touring their collective ass off for sixteen years - could perhaps be forgiven for thinking they could take it easy as they wade into their eighth release. But that's just not The Black Dahlia Murder's style, and Nightbringers is testament to that. Having released their most accomplished, aggressive, and emotionally diverse music to date in the form of 2015's Abysmal, the Michigan quintet have once more pushed themselves to new heights, and the 34 minutes of searing melodic death metal that comprises Nightbringers is riveting listening. "I always feel a responsibility to the people who support this band when we start making a new record," asserts vocalist Trevor Strnad. "The pressure that comes from people being excited to hear what you come up with next can be intimidating, but it's so exciting that those people love you so much for just doing what you do. It makes you want to honor what you've done in the past, but also excite them with where you go next, and that definitely drove us on Nightbringers. When we started writing I honestly didn't know we had this album in us, and I feel really proud of it. It's a great moment for us."


    Rather than meticulously plan things out or stick rigidly to any kind of template, when it comes to writing The Black Dahlia Murder prefer to let things happen organically. In the hands of guitarist Brian Eschbach - who co-founded the band with Strnad in 2001 - and new recruit Brandon Ellis (Cannabis Corpse/ex-Arsis) Nightbringers is rich with dynamic riffs that are at once fresh and classic TBDM, resulting in a collection that shifts through many moods and effortlessly incorporates various elements of extreme metal. With guitarist Ryan Knight having amicably stepped down in 2016, the addition of twenty-four-year-old Ellis to the band's ranks has helped usher in an exciting new era. "He's very professional for his age, I think he's skilled far beyond his years, and his live energy is exceptional. When Max (Lavelle, bass) joined the band he challenged a lot of us on stage to raise our personal bar, and Brandon's pushed that even further," states Strnad. "Brandon coming into the band and writing a bunch of songs was an awesome surprise too. He really took the reins, and this record is also the most involved that Alan (Cassidy drums) has been too. The way that we were doing the demos and bouncing things back and forth he had a lot of room to do what he wanted to do, and I think it's definitely a more colorful album for that. I also think as we get older the emotional content goes up. I think we better realize how to grip the listener. Personally, I try to write lyrics that are going to match each part, and kind of ramp up those feelings that we're putting across." Strnad's statements are vividly borne out by every moment of Nightbringers. For fans attending 2017's Summer Slaughter tour, the first taste of of the record came with the inclusion of the title track in their set, which has an undeniable immediacy to it, rich with hooks and boasting a "circusy, evil and playful" air. By contrast, "Catacomb Hecatomb" is suffused with tragedy, the mournful tone of its slower passages deeply affecting. This too is dramatically different to "As Good As Dead", which has some swagger to it that Strnad likens to Megadeth, or "Matriarch", described by Eschbach as a "wild, neoclassical romp" and stands as one of the most cutthroat and all out aggressive tracks in the quintet's arsenal. Upon first hearing the latter, Strnad was intent on matching its visceral intensity. "I felt inspired to write very violent lyrics to it. It's told from the perspective of a woman who is trying to have a child and not having any luck, and she goes kind of crazy and stalks this other woman who is due to have a child. She finds her moment to take it from her, cutting it right out of her stomach." While Strnad explores a variety of themes and ideas with his lyrics, they are united by the album's title, which embraces a tenet that has been central to The Black Dahlia Murder's output since the very beginning. "A lot of archaic ideas that are still upheld - such as marriage and monogamy - came from Christianity, whether people want to acknowledge it or not, and to me, death metal has always been bucking that. It's 'being-the-villain music', because we're the enemy of Christianity, the enemy of all that is good and traditional. Death metal is for free thinkers, it's for showing people the path to inner strength and operating on your own will, instead of being told what to do and living in fear, and songs like the title track and "Kings Of The Nightworld" are about leading a legion of awakened minds into battle." Following this theme also motivated Strnad to forge into ever-darker territory, even when this meant tearing things up and starting over. "I felt I needed to rise to the occasion to make as much of the blood and guts and heinousness as possible, and there was actually a couple of points where I rewrote some songs. I just didn't feel like they were dark enough, or violent enough, so I was really trying to ramp up the monstrous aspects of things, and definitely trying in different ways to take down tradition."


    Rather than decamp to a single studio, the members split off when it came time to start laying down the songs - all well versed in how to get the best out of their individual performances. With former bassist Ryan Williams once again assisting, the drums were tracked at The Pipe Yard in Plymouth, Michigan and rhythm guitars in the band's practice space in Warren, Michigan [was bass tracked there too?]. Ellis then recorded his many blistering solos in his home studio, while Strnad headed to Full Force Studios on Long Island, with Joe Cincotta (Suffocation, Internal Bleeding) overseeing his sessions. For the unique and haunting cover art they turned to Kristian Wåhlin, aka Necrolord, who has designed seminal artwork for the likes of At The Gates, Bathory, Emperor and also TBDM's 2007 release, Nocturnal. "I think he's the most prominent artist when it comes to classic releases in the melodic death metal genre, and kind of bringing things full circle with it being the ten-year anniversary of Nocturnal felt right. By now people probably wouldn't have expected us to go back to him, so it's kind of a surprise, but at the same time it's a very classic cover too." With the band celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the aforementioned album by playing it in its entirety on Summer Slaughter, it has given them a moment to reflect not only on the road that has led them to here but also that which lies ahead. "When I think back to when we started the band I feel very proud of everything we've done, and I also see a lot of improvement over the years," says Strnad. "In the early songs I can hear us as kids, and then segueing into our adulthood as musicians and writers, but sixteen years in I still feel young as a band. I feel like we have a shit ton left to do, and I think we're sitting pretty with the best lineup we've ever had. I also think Nightbringers could be our finest hour yet. I feel very strongly that it will affect people, I want to get all of these songs in people's ears, and I want them to check out everything we've got on this record. There's so much variety and so many great ideas, and I think that this could take us to another place."

    1. Widowmaker
    2. Of God and Serpent, of Spectre and Snake
    3. Matriarch
    4. Nightbringers
    5. Jars
    6. Kings of the Nightworld
    7. Catacomb Hecatomb
    8. As Good as Dead
    9. The Lonely Deceased
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