Sinister Footwear II: Frank Zappa’s “Halloween 81” Box Set Arrives In October

By Joe Marchese | August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

It wouldn’t be Halloween without a little Frank Zappa…and this year, Zappa Records and UMe are delivering once again with a frightfully entertaining new box set.  October 2 will see the release of Halloween 81, following up the previous releases of Halloween 73 and 77.  The 6-CD box set boasts 78 previously unreleased live tracks […]

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Any Man Of Hers: Shania Twain Expands ‘The Woman In Me’

By Mike Duquette | August 14, 2020 | 1 Comment

Country superstar Shania Twain is celebrating the 25th anniversary of her breakthrough album The Woman In Me with a multiformat reissue in October. The Woman In Me: Diamond Edition will be available as a 2CD edition or 3CD box set, each packed with rare and unreleased tracks. Both versions feature a disc of rare single-only […]

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Deluxe Edition of Linkin Park’s Debut ‘Hybrid Theory’ About To Break

By Mike Duquette | August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

One of the bestselling albums released in 2000 is getting revisited in a big way this year: Linkin Park’s debut album Hybrid Theory. The first album from the California rap/rock combo will be reissued October 9 in three rarity-packed editions for its 20th anniversary. A 2CD version pairs the original album with a bonus disc […]

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That Summer Feeling: Jonathan Richman’s “I, Jonathan” Receives First-Ever Vinyl Issue

By Sam Stone | August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Boston-hailing ex-Modern Lover Jonathan Richman’s I, Jonathan was his fourth solo album, hailed as a masterpiece of lo-fi and a master class in songwriting.  Originally released in 1992 on Rounder Records, I, Jonathan now receives its first-ever vinyl reissue as part of a series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the label.  The new pressing arrived today […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of August 14

By The Second Disc | August 14, 2020 | 1 Comment

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Creedence Clearwater Revival, Cosmo’s Factory [Half-Speed Master] (Craft Recordings) LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP/merch bundle: Craft Recordings Online Shop Craft Recordings reissues Creedence Clearwater Revival’s hit-filled fifth album – featuring “Lookin’ Out My Back Door,” “Run Through the Jungle,” “Who’ll Stop the Rain,” “Travelin’ Band,” and “Up Around the Bend” […]

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