40 years after Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols charged into record stores, Virgin and Universal Music Catalogue are bringing a box set version of the set back into print--and they've also recently expanded a collection of interview excerpts for hardcore fans, too. Five years ago, Virgin/Universal expanded Never Mind The Bollocks as a deluxe box set which featured the original remastered album, a disc of studio rarities, a live disc and a DVD of performances and vintage
Record Store Day has been an institution for a decade now, so leave it to this year's 10th anniversary event to be one of the biggest! We've already shone the spotlight on releases by David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Prince, Omnivore Recordings and Legacy Recordings; now, it's time to take a look at Warner Music's incredibly generous lineup. Over 30 titles will be featured from the label group at independent record stores on Saturday, April 22. There's really something for everyone: vintage 12"
We've already filled you in on Rhino's upcoming Record Store Day releases from the late David Bowie, but the label has now confirmed the rest of its vinyl offerings for the April 16 event! This year's crop of 25+ titles is a diverse one, with a number of vinyl premieres, new entries in the label's longtime "Side by Side" series, and more! You'll find all details just below. a-ha - Hits South America 12-inch 180-gram vinyl Limited edition of 3000 copies, $14.98 AIR - Casanova
Virgin Records, one of England's most iconic labels, turns 40 this year - and they're celebrating with a new compilation full of hits from their storied existence. The Virgin label was largely the brainchild of one young businessman named Richard Branson. The London-born Branson began his career selling records by mail order and later opening a shop on Oxford Street. The Virgin label was blessed with early success thanks to a willingness to sign acts that major U.K. labels were keen to dismiss.
Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb, In Session (Concord) The legendary songwriter and equally legendary country superstar join forces for two 1988 television broadcasts, joined together on one DVD and accompanied by a CD of the programs' musical selections! Campbell's only recording of Webb's "Sunshower" can be found here, among other gems. For those of you anticipating the arrival of In Session today, it appears that this title has been delayed until October 9! You can read more about it here.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AcEWMXeQH8] Before we close up shop at Second Disc HQ today, we thought you might want to have a look at two newly released videos showcasing two upcoming deluxe box sets. Above we see the packaging and part of the video content for Peter Gabriel's So box set (out October 22), and below we see the book that comes with Universal's upcoming Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols deluxe set, due in stores September 24. (The prime unreleased outtake,
You can argue whether or not punk is dead until you're blue in the face - but you can't deny catalogue music is on the ropes, as the recently-announced details of a super deluxe edition of Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols, arguably the primo example of the punk genre. Not long ago, we noticed that Never Mind The Bollocks - that incendiary album that seemed to threaten to upend social order in England, with sneering single "God Save the Queen" released in step with the royal
The Sex Pistols' controversial single "God Save the Queen" is getting repressed for its 35th anniversary on May 28. Universal Music Catalogue in the U.K. will re-release the single, a month after repressing "Anarchy in the U.K." for Record Store Day and four months before reissuing the band's Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols. It is unknown if the single, released alongside the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977, will feature "No Feeling," the original B-side on the extremely rare
Yesterday, February 26, would have been the 80th birthday of Johnny Cash, and his family tells Rolling Stone that there are quite a few festivities planned - and that includes some catalogue activity. We already know about Legacy's Bootleg IV: The Soul of Truth in April, which collects rare and unreleased gospel material from the '70s and '80s. But the RS story also hints at a possible seventh volume of Cash's American Recordings series as well as a possible PopMarket-style box of "everything
You know the drill: Rolling Stone's 100 greatest albums of all time, as assessed by us in terms of their many reissues, to bring you the best-sounding and most thoroughly expanded editions for your buck. The Band literally plays on as we kick off this installment! 45. The Band, The Band (Capitol, 1969) After the great debut Music from Big Pink the year before, The Band drew on concepts of Americana and rural history for their follow-up. There was no sophomore slump here; guitarist Robbie