The Black Keys, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mastodon releasing vinyl on Record Store Day
Ah, Record Store Day. It’s Christmas in the Spring for music lovers everywhere. And this April 21st will be no different as thousands of people make their way to their nearest independent record store to fight each other over some exclusive wax.
This year has some good stuff in store for your turntable including some releases from Mastodon, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys and many more. Check out the list down below and head to for more information.
– The Black Keys will release their newest album, El Camino, as a deluxe vinyl. It’ll include a bonus CD, limited edition poster and a 7″ containing live cuts of “Sister” and “Money Maker.”
– Mastodon will be releasing two separate vinyls: First up is a split 7″ with Feist. Mastodon will cover Feist’s “A Commotion” and Feist will cover Mastodon’s “Black Tongue.” Secondly, Mastodon will release, on a 7″ baby pink vinyl, a cover of the Flaming Lips’ “A Spoonful Weighs A Ton.”
– Red Hot Chili Peppers will release the deluxe 180-gram box set of Stadium Arcadium on vinyl. The package will also include a pair of 16-page booklets titled “Jupiter” and “Mars.”
– Metallica will release their Beyond Magnetic EP on 12″ vinyl.
– Arcade Fire will release a 12″ of the Damian Taylor remixes of “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)” and “Ready To Start.”
– Eric Clapton will release his three albums, From The Cradle, Riding With The King, Me and Mr. Johnson, in a deluxe vinyl box set entitled Blues.
– Disturbed will release all five of their albums (The Sickness, Believe, Ten Thousand Fists,Indestructible and Asylum) in a limited edition vinyl box set called Disturbed: The Collection.
– MC5/Afrika Bambaataa will release a split 7″ with each band’s version of “Kick Out The Jams” on a white with red paint splattered vinyl.
Plenty more releases are coming that day so start saving your money from now.