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Beastie Boys, Pearl Jam, Grateful Dead & More Announce Record Store Day Releases

The list of new, exclusive, and reissued albums available on Record Store Day 2021 has arrived and there’s a lot of options for music fans. Spread out over two days this year, June 12 and July 17 there are a few things you’ll want to educate yourself on to give you a better chance of locking up the albums you’re looking to add to your collection.

The good folks over at the official Record Store Day site have laid it all out for us and there are three categories of content to keep in mind. First, there’s the ‘Exclusives‘. These are titles that will only be released physically at indie record store shops. Next, we have ‘RSD First‘ which are titles that will hit the indie shops first but could later be released via other retailers or online at some point. Next up there is the ‘Small Run/Regional‘. These titles will only be released regionally and could have runs of under 1,000 copies. These will be harder to find so you may want to have a look at the full list to get the scoop.

Here’s a sample of some of the goodies that will be available this June and July, they’ve been so kind as to let you know which of the two days these will be released.

Record Store Day 2021 Releases

  • Alkaline Trio From Here to Infirmary
  • Beastie Boys Aglio E Olio
  • Beck Hyperspace 2020
  • Dirty Heads Home: Phantoms of Summer
  • The Doors Morrison Hotel Sessions
  • Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin Companion
  • Twenty One Pilots Location Sessions
  • Garbage No Gods No Masters
  • Grateful Dead Olympia Theater, Paris France 5/3/72
  • Linkin Park Meteora
  • Tom Petty Angel Dream
  • Pearl Jam Alive
  • Prince The Truth
  • Rage Against The Machine The Battle of Mexico City
  • Sublime Sublime Meets Scientist & Mad Professor Inna L.B.C.

We’d mention the U2 release but get the feeling people are still angry they automatically downloaded that album on their phone a few years ago. But the list is pretty extensive and you should check it out if you have a few minutes.

The focus of these album drops is to help support the viability of your local record shop. Everybody has had a tough year but from everything to supply chain issues to outright shutdowns, these businesses have been hit particularly hard so thanks for your support!

For more details, because we’re probably forgetting something, you can link up HERE.

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