Editors' Picks: Staff Record Store Day Recomendations

Posted by johng on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 6:35 PM (EDT)
Image OOOH YEAAAHHH!!! Record Store Day is tomorrow, and frankly, here at the 'org hovercraft offices we are really excited. This year it seems like there are a lot of really cool releases coming out. We've put together a list of rekkids that we think look tasty. By all means, add your picks in the comment section below. And, as always, if RSD isn't your thing, that's cool. Head on down to the store and pick up any of the thousands of classics already sitting on the shelves just waiting for you to take them home and love them.

Tomorrow is going to be a party. You can see the staff picks for favorite records and favorite record stores below...

PS... ATTN: RECORD FLIPPER SCUM -- You are terrible and should reevaluate your life choices.

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New Review Update: April 17, 2015

Posted by johng on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image This is John G and I can barely even focus on today's reviews. Tomorrow is Record Store Day, baby! I am so excited. Get out there and snatch up them rarities! Or, if the "official" RSD isn't your thing, just head out to your local store and get some of goodies they normally have on the shelves. It's gonna be a party!!!

Today's reviews are:
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Media: Verses Narrow: 'Loom'

Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by sam on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Verses Narrow Brooklyn's Verses Narrow are currently streaming their new EP titled Loom over at Brooklyn Vegan. The album will be available as a 10-inch and available for download this spring/summer. You can click here to stream the EP.

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Andrew Jackson Jihad: “All the Dead Kids”

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by johng on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Andrew Jackson Jihad Andrew Jackson Jihad have released a new video. The video is for the song "All the Dead Kids" and is being released in support of their upcomming Record Store Day 7-inch. The record includes live cuts of "All the Dead Kids" and "VNICRON," recorded live at Revolver Records. The record is split with the band ROAR. You an pre-order it here and see the video below.

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Jay Reatard's rarities record to be re-released

Posted by ricky on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Jay Reatard Factory 25 Records has announced the re-release of Jay Reatard's rarities record. Although the record was previous available to Reatard's fan club members in an edition of 500 copies, it is now being given wider release. The record is called Better than Something: Jay Reatard and it will be released on June 9, 2015. The release has 14 tracks and includes a DVD.

You can click Read More to see the track listing.

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Bad Cop/Bad Cop release info on new LP

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by johng on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Bad Cop/Bad Cop Bad Cop/Bad Cop's album art for the band's first full length,, Not Sorry, has been release along with the track listing. The album was produced by Fat Mike. The band stated:

“We are extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with Mike on our first full length record. Continuing our creative relationship with Davey and Hurley was very important to us, as we love him and he is such a tremendous part of our sound. We are excited to share Not Sorry with the world. it covers a lot of true stories and ideals, issues we talk about together as a family. Also, the prospect of touring the shit out of the U.S. and more is pretty thrilling. Bring on the month-long slumber parties!”

You can see the track list and art below.

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Videos: Thursday: “This Side of Brightness”

Contributed by alex101. Posted by ricky on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Thursday Thursday have posted a new music video for "This Side of Brightness." They recently released Waiting: The 15th Anniversary Edition . You can click Read More for the video.

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Videos: Agnostic Front: “A Wise Man”

Contributed by alex101. Posted by ricky on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
Agnostic Front Agnostic Front has released a new video. This video is for the song "A Wise Man." The song is from The American Dream Died . You can click Read More for the video.

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Bill Ward comments on Black Sabbath relationship, Ozzy responds

Posted by johng on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Black Sabbath As you may know, Black Sabbath have announced their final shows. There have been mixed reports about Bill Ward's possible appearance at the final shows. Ward was not on the last Black Sabbath album and was not on their last tour. On his Facebook page, Ward posted an extensive explanation about his status with the band. As part of his statement, Ward said:

"With a sad heart, I have to say I will not participate in any musical undertakings until a righting of the wrongs spoken against me has been achieved. I must admit, I have little to no expectations of this happening, but in the order of first things first, I’m looking for an honest accountability of all of Ozzy’s statements that I felt were untrue. I would want Ozzy to amend his opinions and exaggerations. I would want him to be forthcoming about his unrealistic viewpoints. And because I was chastised publicly, I would want him to amend publicly in his words, and not through an Ozzy representative, the nature of the wrongs..."

Following that, Ozzy issued an open letter to Ward, accusing Ward of not telling the truth and stating that the reason Ward was not included in recent Black Sabbath activities was due to his heath. You can click Read More for both Ward's and Ozzy's statements.

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F.O.D. to re-release a bunch of records on Record Store Day

Posted by johng on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
Image Flag of Democracy, or F.O.D. have announced plans to re-release a bunch of their records... tomorrow! The band will re-release the Love Songs EP, the Down with People album, the Hate Rock album and the Everything Sucks album. The albums will be released on vinyl and CD while Love Songs will be on 7-inch only. For the CD versions, Down with People is paired up with a live album by the band and Hate Rock and Everything Sucks are paired together. All of this is out via SRA Records.

You can stream all of Down with People after the jump.

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Tours: The Smith Street Band (Europe)

Posted by leanne on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
The Smith Street Band The Smith Street Band will be heading out on a UK tour with Gnarwolves and Drug Church in a week. After that, they will be headed out on a few dates in Europe with Make Do And Mend, Teenage Bottlerocket and Masked Intruder.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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