Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Record Store Day - Saturday April 16, 2016

(that I will be looking for)
APRIL 16, 2016

These are the twenty Record Store Day Releases that I am looking forward to on April 16, 2016. If I find them and I have enough money, these are the gems I'd love the opportunity to drop a needle on!

For the complete listing of releases go here: http://www.recordstoreday.com/

1. MnMs "Melts In Your Ears 1980-1981"

Format: LP
Label: Burger Records
Quantity: 1000

Release type: RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Release

Thirteen unreleased tracks taken straight from the tapes of Marci Marks - lead singer of 1970s power pop obscurities Mn'Ms, featuring Paul Collins of The Beat and The Nerves!!! They released one single in 1979 and recorded a dozen other songs that have been sitting in a drawer in a room for over 35 years!!! We've had legendary mastering engineer Bill Inglot take the songs from these old tapes and what we have is a lost power pop record being released and heard for the first time ever, anywhere!!!

1. I'm Tired
2. Knock Knock Knock
3. My Boyfriend's Back 
4. I Don't Want to Cry
5. Up For Ransom
6. Movie Stars
7. Knock Knock Knock (audition)
8. Three Flights Up
9. You Were There
10. Up For Ransom
11. Say Good Bye to Mary Ann
12. Why
13. My Boyfriend's Back
14. He's a Rebel

15. Sweet Nothings

2. Gwar "Scumdogs of the Universe" 

Format: 2 x LP
Label: Metal Blade
Quantity: 3000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

GWAR celebates Record Store Day with a GWAR logo pop up album art piece. The music itself is pressed on a double LP set. Limited to 3000 copies

The Salaminizer / Maggots/ Sick of You/ Slaughterama/The Years Without Light/ King Queen/Horror Of Yig/Vlad The Impaler/Black and Huge/Love Surgery/Deathpod/Sexecutioner/Cool Place To Parl

3. "Judgement Night" Soundtrack

Format: LP
Label: Asbestos Records
Quantity: 2000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

First U.S. domestic pressing and first time ever on colored vinyl. This groundbreaking soundtrack paired the biggest underground alternative rock acts of it's time with some of the biggest rap acts in the country to create one of the single most important soundtracks of the last 20 years. This Record Store Day exclusive album is presented in a standard LP jacket, limited to 2000 copies. 1700 on red vinyl and 300 split red/black vinyl randomly inserted.

A1. Cypress Hill & Sonic Youth - I Love You Mary Jane 3:49
A2. Onyx & Biohazard - Judgment Night 4:35
A3. House Of Pain & Helmet - Just Another Victim 4:21
A4. Run D.M.C. & Living Colour - Me, Myself & My Microphone 3:08
A5. Ice-T & Slayer - Disorder 4:57
A6. Del The Funky Homosapien & Dinosaur Jr. - Missing Link 3:55
B1. De La Soul & Teenage Fanclub - Fallin' 4:25
B2. Sir Mix-A-Lot & Mudhoney - Freak Momma 3:57
B3. Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. & Faith No More - Another Body Murdered 4:22
B4. Fatal & Therapy? - Come And Die 4:22

B5. Cypress Hill & Pearl Jam - Real Thing 3:31

4. The Faction "Yesterday Is Gone"

Format: 12" Vinyl
Label: Beer City
Quantity: 1500

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

Featuring legendary pro skater (and founding member) Steve Caballero, this is the first FACTION record ever released. Originally released in 1983 and as a 7" limited to 1000 copies. Out of print now for around 32 years; this is now being reissued as a 12" restored and remastered for a louder, better sound then ever before! This also contains two extra songs that were not on the original release (both being on the Thrasher Skate Rock Volume 1 comp!).

5. Wendy O Williams "F*ck N Roll"

Format: 7" Vinyl
Label: MVD Audio
Quantity: 1500

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

Previously released only on cassette and long out of print, this is the classic Wendy O. Willams band live in 1984 at the L'Amour in Brooklyn, NY. Released in a limited edition of 1500 for Record Store Day.

1. Fuck 'n Roll   2. A'int None of Your Business  3. Bump and Grind

6. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts "Sinner"

Format: LP
Label: Blackheart Records
Quantity: 4000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

RSD's 10th Anniversary version of Sinner. Released in 2006, the album contains the orgininal fourteen tracks, on 150gram clear vinyl, includes a download card with the full album plus bonus enhanced footage including videos for "A.C.D.C." and "Androgynous" as well as a pdf of lyrics. Limited to 4000 copies

1. Riddles / 2. A.C.D.C. / 3. Five / 4. Naked / 5. Everyone Knows / 6. Change The World / 7. Androgynous / 8. Fetish / 9. Watersign / 10. Tube Talkin' / 11. Turn It Around / 12. Baby Blue / 13. A 100 Feet Away / 14. Bad Time

7. Rob Zombie "Well Everybodys F*cking In A UFO"

Format: 10" Vinyl
Label: UMe
Quantity: 5500

Release type: 'RSD First' Release

Rob Zombie drops two brand new tracks from his upcoming new album THE ELECTRIC WARLOCK ACID WITCH SATANIC ORGY CELEBRATION DISPENSER on Record Store Day. Side A features both tracks at 45rpm and is a reverse groove playback, drop the needle in the center to play the record. Side B is an etched image of the upcoming highly erotic/explicit artwork. Limited to 5500 copies.

1. Well, Everybody's Fucking In A U.F.O., b/w 2. Super-Doom-Hex-Gloom Part One

8. Ramones "Judy is a Punk"

Format: 7" Vinyl
Label: Norton Records
Quantity: 1000

Release type: 'RSD First' Release

Recently discovered 1975 lost demo alternate versions of "Judy Is A Punk". Straight from the original demo master tape. Miriam Linna (Cramps, A-Bones) left Ohio in 1975 in search of the Ramones and found them through working for the legendary record man, Marty Thau. Just prior to Marty launching the groundbreaking Red Star Records label, he funded these first Ramones demos. 30+ years after first meeting Marty, Linna and her husband Billy Miller of the infamous Norton Records label purchased these recordings. Miriam's search for the Ramones was indeed complete! While listening to this demo tape in the Fall of 2015, these alternate versions were discovered. They are presented here for the first time. Limited to 1,000 - 200 Colored vinyl pieces randomly shipped.

"Judy Is A Punk"/"Judy is A Punk" Two alternate 1975 demo versions)

9. Devo's Gerald Casale Devo "It's All Devo"

Format: LP
Label: MVD Audio
Quantity: 1000

Release type: RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Release

Jerry Casale, founding member of DEVO, releases these brand new recordings with some help and remixing from Phunk Investigation.

10. "Skeleton Dance" Soundtrack

Format: 10" Vinyl
Label: Walt Disney Records
Quantity: 2500

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

Walt Disney’s Silly Symphony short films were a series of 75 shorts produced by Walt Disney Productions from 1929 to 1939. These shorts were a workshop for experimentation in the animation process. They also provided a venue to try out techniques and technologies that would eventually be used in feature-length animated films. This limited edition Record Store Day 10” vinyl single features “The Skeleton Dance” on the A side and “Three Little Pigs” on the B side, two of the most popular and most revered of the Silly Symphony Collection. Time to play a Record Store Day record for the little ones. Limited to 2500 copies.

11. "How to Train Your Dragon" Soundtrack

Format: LP
Label: Varese Sarabande
Quantity: 2000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

For Record Store Day, this soundtrack is pressed on 180g green vinyl with white veins and black labels to emulate a "Dragon's Eye". With a four-color poster inside, this “Dragon Eye” green LP is numbered and limited to 2000 copies so don't try to buy more than that! Includes the track "Sticks and Stones" from Jonsi of Sigur Ros.

Side One 1. This Is Berk, 2. Dragon Battle, 3. Dragon Training, 4. Forbidden Friendship, 5. See You Tomorrow; Side Two 1. Romantic Flight, 2. Battling The Green Death, 3. Counter Attack, 4. Where's Hiccup?, 5. Coming Back Around, 6. Sticks & Stones

12. Star Wars
Format: 10" Picture Disc
Label: Walt Disney Records
Quantity: 15000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

Record Store Day awakens the Force with this limited edition picture disc featuring an image of the iconic spacecraft The Millennium Falcon. We're home, Chewie.

"March of the Resistance"/"Rey's Theme"

13. Green River "1984 Demos"

Format: LP
Label: Jackpot Records
Quantity: 2000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

Earliest known recordings of what was to become the Pacific Northwest 'Grunge' movement. Featuring Mark Arm & Steve Turner of Mudhoney, Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam. All Tracks Unreleased. Includes Concert Flyer, Sticker and Download.

33 Revolutions Per Minute
10,000 Things
Means To An End
New God
Baby Help Me Forget
Take Me
Against The Grain

Tunnel Of Love

14. Metal Urbain "Panik"

Format: 7" Vinyl
Quantity: 1000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

This Record Store Day 7" single celebrates the first French punk band, originally released in 1977. Limited to 1000.

A- Panik  B- Lady Coca Cola

15. MDC "This Bloods For You/ Millions of Damn Christians!"

Format: LP
Label: Beer City
Quantity: 1000

Release type: RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Release

For the first time on vinyl since it originally came out in 1987. Beer City Skateboards and Records is proud to bring you the political hardcore punk legends M.D.C.s third full length; M.D.C.- This Bloods For You/ Millions of Damn Christians! This contains the original full length restored and remastered for a louder, better sound then ever before. To top it all off only 1000 of these will be pressed on clear vinyl for RSD 2016!

16. Cheap Trick "Found New Parts"

Format: 10" Vinyl
Label: Big Machine Records
Quantity: 4000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

Cheap Trick are an indisputable American institution, beloved by record stores around the globe since 1974. The band – Robin Zander (vocals, rhythm guitar), Rick Nielsen (lead guitar), Tom Petersson (bass guitar), and Daxx Nielsen (drums) – are truly one-of-a-kind pioneers with an unparalleled streak of certifiably classic tunes such as “Surrender,” "I Want You To Want Me” and "Dream Police."  This Record Store Day 10" vinyl record includes one exclusive track called “Arabesque”  Limited to 4000 copies.

1. When I Wake Up Tomorrow 
2. No Direction Home 
3. Do You Believe Me 

4. Arabesque

17. Cheap Trick "At Budokan - The Complete Concert"

Format: 2 x LP
Label: Legacy
Quantity: 5000

Release type: 'RSD First' Release

In April 1978, Epic recording artists Cheap Trick capitalized on their wild popularity in Japan by performing and recording two shows at the Nippon Budokan located in the center of Tokyo in front of 12,000 screaming fans. In February 1979, the legendary 10-track Cheap Trick at Budokan was released and the album peaked at number 4 on the Billboard 200 and became the band’s best selling album with over 3 million copies sold. In honor of Record Store Day, and for the first time on vinyl, Legacy Recordings presents ‘At Budokan: The Complete Concert’ - featuring all 19 thrilling live performances featured during those historical shows over two LPs on 150 gram vinyl. Limited to 5000 copies.

"Hello There"
"Come On, Come On"
"ELO Kiddies"
"Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace"
"Big Eyes"
"Can't Hold On"
"Oh Caroline"
"Auf Wiedersehen"
"Need Your Love"
"High Roller"
"Southern Girls"
"I Want You to Want Me"
"California Man"
"Ain't That a Shame"

"Clock Strikes Ten"

18. Buzzcocks "More Product in a Different Compilation"

Format: 2 x LP
Label: ORG Music
Quantity: 3000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

More Product in a Different Compilation showcases the best of The Buzzcocks' recordings for United Artists Records on two LPs. The compilation covers the short time span between 1977 and 1980, when the band released three albums and some thirteen singles. Nearly every single A-side is included here, along with an array of B-sides (which oftentimes matched their counterparts) and indispensable album tracks. In this period, the Buzzcocks virtually invented the (yet to be named) genre of “pop punk”, scoring instant classics with songs such as “What Do I Get,” “Ever Fallen In Love With Someone (You Shouldn’tve),” and “Love You More”. Limited to just 3,000 copies worldwide, this orange vinyl 2LP set was pressed exclusively for Record Store Day 2016.

Side 1:
1 Orgasm Addict
2 Fast Cars
3 Autonomy
4 I Don't Mind
5 Sixteen Again
6 Real World
7 E.S.P.

Side 2:
1 Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)?
2 Nostalgia
3 Love You More
4 What Do I Get?
5 Oh Shit
6 Promises
7 Harmony In My Head

Side 3: 
1 Something's Gone Wrong Again
2 Everybody's Happy Nowadays
3 Why Can't I Touch It?
4 You Say You Don't Love Me
5 I Don't Know What To Do With My Life

Side 4:
1 I Believe
2 Hollow Inside
3 Are Everything
4 Why She's The Girl From The Chainstore

5 I Look Alone

19. Reverend Horton Heat "Hardscrabble Woman"

Format: 7" Colored Vinyl
Label: Victory Records
Quantity: 3000
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

This Record Store Day release features "Hardscrabble Woman" and a brand new track on a limited edition colored 7" vinyl, with a digital download card. The artwork is from the video made especially for Record Store Day. Limited to 3000 copies.

1. Hardscrabble Woman
2. Lying To Myself

20. Mark Mothersbaugh "Hello, My Good Friend"
Format: 12" Vinyl
Label: Mut Muz
Quantity: 3000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

New music from DEVO's Mark Mothersbaugh on limited edition one sided 12" vinyl! B side has an etching of artwork that Mark did as a kid.

"Hello, My Good Friend"

Happy Record Store Day!
Frank FOE


  1. Do you know what time Double Decker opens on Saturday? I want that Buzzcocks LP, the NMTB picture disc, and the UK Subs 7in picture disc box set if they have it (may be a UK exclusive).

  2. 8 am. Gotta get started early! Usually a line early. Just saw that Dr. Strange had that UK Subs. Didn't know about that until you mentioned it!