Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! Grateful Dead, Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses): 50th Anniversary Edition (Grateful Dead/Rhino) 2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP Black Vinyl: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Dead.net (B&W Vinyl) Rhino continues its series of 50th anniversary reissues for Grateful Dead with the band's 1971 self-titled live album with the famous "Skull and Roses" cover. The centerpiece of the reissue is more than hour of
Yep Roc Records has unearthed a piece of history from Berkeley, California's power-pop heroes The Rubinoos. On November 3, 1976, co-founders Jon Rubin (vocals) and Tommy Dunbar (guitar) entered CBS Studios in San Francisco with drummer Donn Spindt and bassist Royse Ader to get a feel for the studio prior to the recording of their first album. Now, that session is being released on June 25 as The CBS Tapes. Although they hadn't yet recorded their debut record for Berkeley indie label
Real Gone Music has pressed up 1,000 copies on "pocket protector brown" vinyl of the '80s comedy classic soundtrack featuring tracks by The Rubinoos, Bone Symphony, Gleaming Spires, Pat Robinson and Jill Michaels!