Alice In ChainsPamela Littky

Alice In Chains, Foo Fighters, Opeth, Kittie, Etc. Announce 2022 ‘Record Store Day’ Releases


The first of this year’s ‘Record Store Day‘ events has been announced for April 23rd and will find various releases from the world of metal and heavier music being issued as part of the annual independent record store retailer event. Here’s an overview of what you can expect to get your hands on this year:

  • Alice In Chains – “We Die Young” (12″) (limited to 14350) (Legacy)
  • Charlie Benante – “Moving Pitchers” (Rush tribute) (LP) (limited to 1500) (Megaforce)
  • Black Label Society – “Alcohol Fueled Brewtality Live” (2xLP) (limited to 2600) (eOne)
  • Alice Cooper – “Brutal Planet” (2xLP) (limited to 5000) (eOne)
  • The Damned – “Strawberries” (LP) (limited to 1800) (BMG)
  • Def Leppard – “High ‘n’ Dry” (LP) (limited to 6000) (Mercury)
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan – “Dissocation” (LP) (limited to 1800) (Cooking Vinyl)
  • Dio – “Double Dose Of Donington” (12″) (limited to 2700) (BMG)
  • Udo Dirkschneider – “My Way” (2xLP) (limited to 2250) (Atomic Fire)
  • Foo Fighters“Making A Fire (Mark Ronson Re-Version)” b/w “Chasing Birds (Preservation Hall Jazz Band Re-Version)” (7″) (limited to 9500) (RCA Records)
  • Gojira – “Live At Brixton Academy” (2xLP) (limited to 3500) (P & C 2013 Roadrunner Records, Inc.)
  • L.A. Guns – “Waking The Dead” (LP) (limited to 4000) (eOne)
  • Kirk Hammett – “Portals” (12″/CD) (vinyl limited to 6500/CD limited to 7500) (Blackened Recordings)
  • Judas Priest – “Hero Hero” (2xLP) (limited to 4700) (eOne)
  • Kittie – “Spit” (LP) (limited to 1700) (eOne)
  • Motörhead – “Lost Tapes Vol. 2” (2xLP) (limited to 2250) (BMG)
  • Opeth – “My Arms, Your Hearse” (2xLP) (limited to 1500) (Spinefarm)
  • Pearl Jam – “Live On Two Legs” (2xLP) (limited to 20600) (Legacy)
  • Ramones – “The Sire Albums (1981-1989)” (7xLP) (limited to 10000) (Rhino/Warner Records)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Unlimited Love” (2xLP) (limited to 5000) (Warner Records)
  • Sepultura – “Revolusongs” (LP) (limited to 1800) (BMG)
  • Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators – “Live At Studios 60” (2xLP) (limited to 2250) (BMG)
  • Sleep Token – “Sundowning” (LP) (limited to 500) (Spinefarm)
  • Geoff Tate – “Kings & Thieves” (2xLP) (limited to 1000) (Svart Records)
  • TesseracT – “Polaris” (LP) (limited to 900) (Kscope)
  • …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – “Madonna” (LP) (Svart Records)
  • …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – “The Century Of Self” (2xLP) (Svart Records)
  • Warrior Soul – “Odds & Ends” (LP) (limited to 500) (Prudential Music Group)
  • Gerard Way – “Hesitant Alien” (LP) (limited to 4725) (Reprise)

Further details on each release can be found here. Meanwhile, Bring Me The Horizon‘s “2004 – 2013 – The Best Of” will be made available on limited edition splatter vinyl exclusively via the UK edition of ‘Record Store Day‘. Also exclusive to the UK are 12″ pressings of Paradise Lost‘s “Gothic Live At Roadburn 2016” and Skunk Anansie‘s “An Acoustic Skunk Anansie – Live In London“.

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