Coinciding with the Cars’ long-awaited induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rhino will issue new editions for two of the band’s studio albums – Shake It Up and Heartbeat City. Both expanded titles, with previously unreleased … Read the rest
Into the Groove
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers to Release Entire Catalog in Vinyl Box Sets
Hey Petty fans … Ya Got Lucky!
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their self-titled debut with a pair of companion vinyl box sets. Together, they will collect the multiple Grammy-winning, platinum-selling band’s entire studio … Read the rest
Remastered Queen On Air recordings with Freddie Mercury Will Rock You
Queen’s meteoric ascendancy during the 1970s has been well documented. From their gloriously ambitious self-titled debut album of 1973 through to the album that put them in the superstar bracket, 1975’s A Night At The Opera, and beyond, this … Read the rest
Listen to David Bowie’s lost album The Gouster
It’s not surprising that in the wake of David Bowie’s death in January, that the Bowie archives would slowly be remastered and released. But right in the middle of the 12-CD box set Who Can I Be Now? (1974-76) is … Read the rest
Beastie Boys to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Licensed To Ill With Deluxe Vinyl Re-Release
This 30th anniversary LP edition of Beastie Boys’ debut album Licensed To Ill is cut from original production masters and presented on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl. The album is back-to-back classic Beastie Boys anthems!
including “Hold It Now, Hit It,” “Brass … Read the rest
Sting to Release New Album and career-spanning Studio Collection on 180 gram Heavyweight Vinyl
On September 30, A&M / Interscope Records will release The Studio Collection, a career-spanning vinyl LP box set featuring all of Sting’s seminal solo studio albums brought together for the first time.
The Studio Collection includes eight essential … Read the rest
Warner Bros. releases Prince albums on 180 Gram Vinyl
After the sudden passing of music legend Prince on April 21st, were betting that you did what a million other fans did – went looking for music. While the sudden surge in sales was enough to put numerous albums and … Read the rest
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Greatest Hits 180-gram vinyl release July 29
The onslaught of cool vinyl re-releases continues…
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Greatest Hits collection will be available on vinyl for the first time in North America on July 29 as a double LP on 180-Gram Black Vinyl. The album … Read the rest
Peter Gabriel announces 180-gram half-speed vinyl remasters
Peter Gabriel enters the next phase of his vinyl upgrades.
Continuing the reissue campaign he announced last summer, Gabriel is set to release half-speed vinyl remasters for his So, US and UP albums on July 15.
It has been heartwarming … Read the rest
Five John Mellencamp Albums Set For 180-gram Vinyl Reissue On June 10
Five John Mellencamp albums have been scheduled for reissue on 180-gram vinyl LPs on June 10 by Mercury/UMe. New lacquers for American Fool, Uh-Huh, Scarecrow, The Lonesome Jubilee, and Big Daddy were cut from their original analog master tapes … Read the rest
The Cars release remastered LP collection and hits package
The Cars’ first decade is being boxed up into a freshly remastered retrospective set, alongside a new single-disc, career-spanning compilation.
The six-disc box, titled The Elektra Years 1978-1987, arrived on CD March 11, and features digital remastering supervised by … Read the rest
Record Store Day 2016 Releases
Record Store Day 2016 is almost here! And that means a treasure trove of rare, collectible vinyl to impress your friends with. We’ve compiled a list of Soundwaves-approved releases, but trust us – you’ll want to check out the master … Read the rest
David Bowie’s A Reality Tour to get vinyl release in June
Can’t get enough of David Bowie? Yeah, we understand.
In that case, you’ll want to pre-order A Reality Tour, the vinyl box set chronicling Bowie’s final roadshow from 2003-04. To be fair, that show has been chronicled with a … Read the rest
David Bowie’s first six albums re-released on vinyl February 26th
We’re guessing this is as much a coincidence as was the late, great David Bowie’s stunning birthday-album release-death trifecta last month…
Parlophone had previously announced a thirteen record retrospective box set of David Bowies iconic recordings between 1969 and 1973. … Read the rest
Metallica to re-release expanded first two albums on Record Store Day
Fresh off their “not ready for halftime” performance the night before Super Bowl 50, metal legends Metallica have announced the re-release of their first two albums, Kill Em All and Ride the Lightning, on Record Store … Read the rest
Phil Collins: Rhino’s remastered and expanded catalog
The Phil Collins revival is in full swing! After hinting he might be felling well enough to record and tour again comes the news that the awesome Rhino Records will re-issue remastered and expanded version of Phil’s catalog on CD, … Read the rest
Fleetwood Mac In Concert vinyl release March 4th
In 2015, Fleetwood Mac unveiled a massive Deluxe Edition of its revered double album Tusk that featured 22 previously unreleased live performances selected from the bands 1979-80 tour. Unitil now, those selections have only been available as part of that … Read the rest
Now Parents Can Listen to Taylor Swift’s 1989 and Seem Cool
A few weeks back Ryan (not Bryan!) Adams posted some video clips on his Instagram of what appeared to be him doing covers of Taylor Swift songs straight-faced. That in and of itself is kind of weird but weirder still … Read the rest
a-ha takes on new music
On the 30th anniversary of the release of their first album, Norwegian band a-ha is back together after a 6 year hiatus to release new music.
Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Paul Waaktaar-Savoy fondly remember their performance at the … Read the rest
Preview four tracks from Duran Duran’s Paper Gods
80s icons Duran Duran return September 11th with a new album, Paper Gods. The record was produced by Nile Rodgers, who had previously worked on the band’s “The Wild Boys” single and Notorious album, and Mark Ronson… Read the rest