Shout It Out Loud: KISS Announces “KISSWORLD: The Best of KISS,” Due January 25

By Sam Stone | January 21, 2019 | 2 Comments

The legendary rock group KISS will release a new, career-spanning compilation, KISSWORLD: The Best of KISS on Friday, January 25, through UMe.  The collection will arrive on CD and digitally first, with standard 2-LP black vinyl and UMe-exclusive color vinyl editions available on March 29. With a record-breaking number of Gold records, KISS have long been […]

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Intrada Launches ‘Apollo 13’ Expansion As First Score Title Of 2019

By The Second Disc | January 21, 2019 | 1 Comment

For its first soundtrack release of the new year, Intrada’s taking fans to the stars with a definitive release of the score to Apollo 13, as composed by the late, great James Horner. Ron Howard’s blockbuster drama is based on the real 1970 mission to the moon, which turned into a race back to Earth […]

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Darling, It’s Incredible: Nat King Cole’s Centennial Celebrated With Two New Compilations and Marvin Gaye Tribute Album

By Sam Stone | January 18, 2019 | 6 Comments

Unforgettable…that’s what he is. This year marks what would have been the 100th birthday of one of America’s finest performers of popular song: Nat “King” Cole. In his decades-long career, Cole blazed the trail for many entertainers to come, influencing the likes of Count Basie and Ray Charles along the way. Universal Music Group will […]

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Esoteric Recordings Round-Up: Procol Harum, Anthony Phillips Expanded Reissues

By Joe Marchese | January 18, 2019 | 2 Comments

Periodically this month, we’ll be looking at titles released in the latter part of 2018 that we either didn’t cover, or only covered briefly, the first time around! We hope you enjoy this look at “some nice things we’ve missed”… Cherry Red’s Esoteric Recordings imprint has recently continued its ongoing series dedicated to the recordings […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of January 18

By The Second Disc | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Rush, In Rio [4-LP Vinyl] (Atlantic/Rhino) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Recorded live during their 2002 “comeback” tour, Rush’s In Rio was originally released on CD and DVD in 2003. Now, the 28-song set featuring hits and deep cuts from across their career arrives on vinyl […]

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