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Iron Maiden’s picture discs up for pre-order

A few albums and 7″s from Iron Maiden are getting vinyl reissues this fall. The full length albums are Killers, the self-titled record and Number of The Beast, while 7″ singles are coming for “Running Free,” “Twilight Zone” and “Number of The Beast.”

All the reissues are being released on September 23rd.

Iron Maiden reissues coming this fall

Source: Modern Vinyl

‘Get On Up’ OST coming to vinyl

The soundtrack to Get On Up, the new James Brown biopic, is coming to vinyl and is now available for pre-order. The soundtrack features music from brown himself (so not the actors) and is a collection of both studio and live versions. And it’s like a 20-track collection, so hopefully that $30 price tag means a 2xLP set.

The vinyl version will be released on September 2nd.

Tracklisting
1. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine
2. The Payback. Pt. 1
3. Out Of Sight
4. I Got You (I Feel Good)
5. Caldonia
6. Please Please Please (Live)
7. Night Train (Live)
8. Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag, Pt. 1
9. It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World (Live)
10. Cold Sweat, Pt. 1
11. Mother Popcorn, Pt. 1
12. I Got The Feelin’ (Live)
13. I Can’t Stand Myself (When You Touch Me) (Live)
14. Say It Loud-I’m Black And I’m Proud, Pt. 1
15. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine (Live)
16. Super Bad (Live)
17. Soul Power (Live)
18. Try Me (Live)
19. Please Please Please
20. Get Up Offa That Thing

 

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Of all the American rock bands that embraced the blues in the 1960s, none took their musical mission more seriously than Canned Heat.

The California quintet, led by vocalists Alan “Blind Owl” Wilson and Bob “The Bear” Hite and featuring the brilliant guitarist Henry Vestine, combined fiery instrumental chops with a vast knowledge of blues history.

Canned Heat quickly carved out a unique niche in that heady era, making high-profile appearances at Woodstock and other notable rock festivals, and managing to break into the pop singles charts without diluting their sound.

Canned Heat’s eponymous 1967 debut LP, released shortly after their attention-getting performance at the Monterey International Pop Music Festival, introduced the band’s audacious synthesis of blues tradition and electrified boogie.

The 11-song album features raw, fiercely soulful interpretations of material by such blues masters as Howlin’ Wolf, Elmore James, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters and Sonny Boy Williamson, powered by Wilson and Hite’s contrasting vocal styles and Vestine’s explosive fretwork.

The result is one of the most distinctive and dynamic blues-rock recordings of the ’60s, and the album that launched Canned Heat’s five-decade musical journey.

This new vinyl edition of this landmark debut effort has been sourced from the original mono masters and pressed on 180-gram vinyl, and features a meticulous reproduction of the LP’s original cover art.

When “Mr. Tambourine Man” first rumbled out of car radio speakers in 1965, it was a pivotal moment in pop history.

With its jangling 12-string and epic sweep, it was the dawn of a new day: the birth of folk-rock. And the Byrds were just getting started.

The next two years saw one hit after another, from the Biblical prophesies of “Turn, Turn, Turn” to the raga-rock of “Eight Miles High,” from the exotic orchestration of “So You Want To Be A Rock ‘N’ Roll Star” to the Byrds bringing it all back home with “My Back Pages.”

Here they are again, 30 landmark recordings in their perfectly constructed, radio-friendly mono mixes: the forgotten rarities, withdrawn singles and, of course, all the original A and B-sides.

No one has ever had a stronger run of singles than did the Byrds in their prime. No one.

Three-time Grammy®-winning band Train will release their much anticipated 7th studio album, Bulletproof Picasso, on September 16th.

Train has sold more than ten million albums worldwide, thirty million tracks worldwide, with numerous platinum/gold citations on their mantle, 3 Grammy® Awards, 2 Billboard Music Awards and dozens of other honors and nominations.

The album’s first single, “Angel In Blue Jeans,” has soared to the Top 15 of Triple A and Adult Top 40 radio in only a month, joining the band’s successful arsenal of other radio-embraced singles throughout their two-decade career.

Other songs on the new album include the combustible title track, “Bulletproof Picasso,” “Cadillac, Cadillac,” “Just A Memory,” “Give It All,” and “The Bridge,” among others.

R.E.M. Unplugged, 1991 shares the band’s set for MTV’s “MTV Unplugged” acoustic performance. The release draws largely from 1991’s Out of Time and five albums in total, as well as a cover of the Troggs’ “Love Is All Around”.

R.E.M. mark the point when post-punk turned into alternative rock. When their first single, “Radio Free Europe,” was released in 1981, it sparked a back-to-the-garage movement in the American underground.

While there were a number of hardcore and punk bands in the U.S. during the early ’80s, R.E.M. brought guitar pop back into the underground lexicon. Combining ringing guitar hooks with mumbled, cryptic lyrics and a D.I.Y. aesthetic borrowed from post-punk, the band simultaneously sounded traditional and modern.

Throughout the ’80s, they worked relentlessly, releasing records every year and touring constantly, playing both theaters and backwoods dives. Along the way, they inspired countless bands, from the legions of jangle pop groups in the mid-’80s to scores of alternative pop groups in the ’90s, who admired their slow climb to stardom.

This album can be to pre ordered now.

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Stevie Nicks will open the vaults to release an album of newly recorded old unused songs.

24 Karat Gold will features songs mainly written between 1969 and 1987 as well as a few songs from the 90s.

“Most of these songs were written between 1969 and 1987. One was written in 1994 and one in 1995. I included them because they seemed to belong to this special group. Each song is a lifetime. Each song has a soul. Each song has a purpose. Each song is a love story. … They represent my life behind the scenes, the secrets, the broken hearts, the broken hearted and the survivors. These songs are the memories – the 24 karat gold rings in the blue box. These songs are for you,” commented Nicks.
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