Many of this year's finest box sets came courtesy of the Rhino label. Here, Joe and Randy take a look at a few more of our favorites! First up are Randy's three picks... First up is Rhino's 25th anniversary 3-CD/1-LP Super Deluxe Edition of Stone Temple Pilots' Purple. Initially hitting shelves on June 7, 1994, the band's sophomore album would debut atop the Billboard 200 and stay there for three weeks, eventually becoming the group's second best-selling album after their debut effort,
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! Jethro Tull, Stormwatch: 40th Anniversary Edition (Chrysalis) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Jethro Tull continues its long-running box set series with a new 4CD/2DVD expansion of 1979's Stormwatch, the final Tull album to feature the "classic" line-up of Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, John Glascock, John Evan, David (now Dee) Palmer, and Barriemore Barlow. The new edition features: The original album and associated recordings
Rhino has announced plans for a new, 25th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition of Stone Temple Pilots' multi-platinum album Purple. The album was the group's second long-player, the follow-up to their Grammy-winning Core. While some bands struggle to capture any magic with their sophomore effort, Stone Temple Pilots delivered the goods with Purple. Scott Weiland, Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo and Eric Kretz recorded the majority of Purple in Atlanta with Brendan O'Brien handling production duties.
As we continue to look at the offerings for this Black Friday Record Store Day on November 23, here is a peek at the twelve titles Rhino will be releasing. As always, these will be available exclusively at all finer independent music shops on Black Friday! The B-52's - Cosmic Thing The group's fifth album from 1989, featuring the hits "Love Shack" and "Roam." Limited edition of 4,500 copies on 140-gram rainbow colored vinyl. Devo - Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! Devo's debut album,
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! David Bowie, A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982) (Parlophone) 11CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon Canada / Amazon U.K. 13LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon Canada / Amazon U.K. The third release in Parlophone's series of chronological box sets dedicated to the music of David Bowie, A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982) closes the book on the legendary artist's RCA career. It follows 2015's Five Years (1969-1973) and 2016's Who Can I Be Now? (1974-1976),
Rhino Records will celebrate Stone Temple Pilots' debut album with a multi-format reissue this fall. Core introduced the world to STP's raw fusion of grunge and album-oriented rock, a combination the band said was intentional. "You know how when you listen to a Led Zeppelin album, you listen to the entire album, not just the odd song?" bassist Robert DeLeo asked of Core. "We wanted to make a record like that. We wanted to create a vibe which would run right through the whole album." DeLeo,