†††, Refused, Minus The Bear, Doomriders, Etc. Preparing Releases For 2012 “Record Store Day”

4 have prepared an extensive list of releases being planned for this years “Record Store Day” (April 21st, 2012.) Here’s a list of highlights for the metal, etc. variety:

7″ releases:

††† (Crosses) – “Option“/”Telepathy” (limited to 1000)
Blood For Blood – “Enemy” (limited to 900, 600 grey vinyl/300 white vinyl)
Doomriders/Sweet Cobra – “Why Not Your Baby“/”Lying’ Down The Middle” (Devo covers)
Mastodon/ Feist – “A Commotion“/”Black Tongue” (limited to 5000)
Minus The Bear – N/A (two new tracks, limited to 1000)
Ozzy Osbourne – “Believer“/”Goodbye To Romance” (Randy Rhoads polka-dot colored vinyl)
Pelican/Playing Enemy – Split (colored vinyl)
The Flaming Lips/Mastodon – “A Spoonful Weighs A Ton” (limited to 5000, baby pink vinyl)

12″ releases:

311 – “Record Store Day” (white vinyl, featuring four remixes from “Universal Pulse“)
Botch – “An Anthology Of Dead Ends” (limited to 750)
Mariachi El Bronx/The BronxMariachi El Bronx/The Bronx (live tracks, splatter colored vinyl)
Metallica – “Beyond Magnetic” (limited to 5000)

LP releases:

311 – “Music” (numbered 180 gram vinyl, newly remastered by Joe Gastwirt)
All Out War – “Assassins In The House Of God” (limited to 400, pink vinyl)
Disturbed – “The Collection” (limited to 2500, five-album boxset)
Misfits – “Walk Among Us” (new packaging, limited to 3000, 1250 red vinyl/1250 blue vinyl/500 clear vinyl)
Ozzy Osbourne – “Ozzy Live
Pelican – “Australasia” (limited to 750)
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Stadium Arcadium” (box set)
Refused – “The Shape Of Punk To Come” (LP/CD/DVD & Poster, limited to 2000)
Ringworm -“Justice Replaced By Revenge” (limited to 400, yellow vinyl)
Ringworm – “The Venomous Grand Design” (limited to 400, yellow vinyl)
Snapcase – “Progression Through Unlearning” (limited to 900, yellow vinyl)
Tomahawk – “Eponymous To Anonymous” (limited to 2500, 3xLP box set)

A list of participating retailers and more can be found over at

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