15 Special Releases to Look for on Black Friday

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Record Store Day Black Friday Releases To Look For

Record Store Day Black Friday is back and better than ever! As always, the good people at Record Store Day have prepared a veritable slew of exciting new releases to kick off the holiday season and we'll have them on hand for in-store shoppers on Friday, November 24th. Some of these releases are jam-packed with cool goodies and bonus features. Some have been out-of-print for years. Some will be available for the first time before seeing a wider release later on. All of them are pretty awesome.

Record Store Day Black FridayOf course, part of what makes RSD Black Friday so special is the limited nature of many of these releases, so take a look at this year's .pdf menu of titles and plan ahead. If you can't make it in to one of our stores on 11/24, there's still hope you can snag one of these titles. We'll add remaining RSDBF releases to starting Saturday, 11/25 at 5am PT.

Please note: All Record Store Day Black Friday items are limit one per customer, no holds or phone orders. RSDBF titles are available in-store only on Nov 24. Remaining titles will available for sale online starting Nov 25 at 5am PT.

In addition to these spectacular new titles, we're getting ready for some incredible sales. Select turntables will be available at a discounted rate; headphones, mugs, and posters will be 25% off; and we'll be holding a 25% off gift certificate sale from 3-4pm only. Click here to read about all the deals and happenings we have planned for you!

Read on to find some of our top vinyl picks you won't want to miss on Nov 24th:

At the Drive-In

At the Drive-InDiamante (10")

Brand new music from At the Drive-In comes to us courtesy of this special edition 10". Find it on coke bottle green with bone splatter vinyl, or if you're one of 100 lucky fans, on black/doublemint vinyl. (The latter will be distributed randomly into nationwide distribution and we cannot guarantee we will receive a copy.)

Black Lips

Black LipsThis Sick Beat (10")

This extremely limited run regional release features two new songs and two new mixes from one of the rowdiest bands in garage rock. Produced by Sean Lennon.


Danny Elfman & the Knights of Oingo BoingoThe Forbidden Zone OST (LP)

This truly bizarre cult classic film was the first to be scored by the accomplished Mr. Elfman. Long out-of-print, this new wave journey into weirdness is out on translucent lime green vinyl.

The Free Design

The Free DesignKites are Fun (LP)

Light in the Attic dusts off classic sunshine-pop band The Free Design's debut album for an ultra-limited run regional reissue on colored vinyl. Originally released in 1967, it's a fitting 50th anniversary celebration of this cult gem.


Gorillaz - Humanz (LP)

The latest genre-shattering release from Damon Albarn & co. is available for the first time as a limited edition double-LP picture disc.

Richard Hell

Richard Hell & The VoidoidsBlank Generation (LP & CD)

In honor of Blank Generation's 40th anniversary, this essential punk LP has been remastered by original mastering engineer Greg Calbi of Sterling Sound. This limited edition release features a bonus second disc of unreleased alt. versions, out-of-print singles, and rare live bootleg tracks from the band’s 1976 debut appearance at CBGB. Available on double-LP and double-CD.


J. DillaDilla's Delights Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (LP)

Black Friday is Dilla fans' first chance to score the latest posthumous release from the legendary producer. Packaged together, Vol. 1 is pressed on green wax and Vol. 2 on purple. A portion of the proceeds directly benefits Dilla's daughters, whose profiles are featured in the album art.

The Kills

The KillsBlack Rooster (10”)

Here comes yet another super limited edition regional release: this time it's The Kills' 2002 debut EP. Back in print in North America for the first time since its initial release.


Leonard Nimoy - Mr. Spock's Music From Outer Space (LP)

Originally released in 1967, this long-out-of-print LP has become a cult classic. Experience the campy and entertaining wonders of space exploration in your very own home with this limited edition LP.


NxWorriesYes Lawd! Remixes (LP)

Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge team up once again for the Yes Lawd! Remixes, a reworking of their debut as NxWorries. Carefully polished and presented by Stones Throw.


Poncier – Poncier (LP & cassette)

In the film Singles, the character of Poncier records a solo demo tape. Chris Cornell took the prop demo from set and wrote music for the then-imaginary songs listed on Poncier's demo. This is the first time the Poncier tracks will be available on cassette and LP.


RushCloser to the Heart (7”)

Featuring two singles ("Closer to the Heart" and "Madrigal") from 1977's A Farewell to Kings, this 7" comes with a custom 7" adapter and new album art by Rush's longtime designer Hugh Syme.


ScreamNMZ17 (LP)

This seminal DC punk LP featured Dave Grohl before he was THE Dave Grohl; members of Scream have gone on to appear in a host of other legendary bands, including Nirvana, Queens of the Stone Age, and Goatsnake. The reissue features a new mix, packaging, layout, and design. Pressed on randomly distributed colored vinyl and featuring unreleased tracks.

Guardians of the Galaxy Baby Groot picture disc

Various Artists - Guardians of the Galaxy Baby Groot Picture Disc (12")

Adorable Baby Groot is the star of this dual-sided die-cut picture disc featuring "Guardians Inferno" by the Sneepers featuring David Hasselhoff. The limited edition 12" also includes Tyler Bates' score track "Dad."

Y Kant Tori Read

Y Kant Tori ReadY Kant Tori Read (LP & CD)

On her very first major label release, Tori Amos didn't yet sound like the mythical figure she's known as today -- but for many fans, this out-of-print ('til now) release is a highly sought after must-have. Available as an orange vinyl LP and CD. 

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