Alt-Rock Essentials

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Alice In Chains

Dirt [180 Gram]

Vinyl: $33.99 UNAVAILABLE
2009 remastered reissue import 180-gram vinyl LP. This is the only remastered import of Alice in Chains' best-loved album "Dirt" pressed on to 180-gram audiophile vinyl. Hard-hitting and dark, this alt. Metal classic from 1992 focuses heavily on vocalist/guitarist Layne Stanley's heroin addiction. Few artistic endeavors have as completely explored an addict's perspective with such clarity and emotion. Bandmate vocalist/guitarist Jerry Cantrell contributes heavily, not only with thematically tight songs, but as a force pushing through Stanley's addiction, keeping the songs and album on pace. Hits from "Dirt" include "Rooster," "Would?," "Angry Chair," "Down in a Hole" and "Them Bones." The album peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200 chart.
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Smashing Pumpkins

Siamese Dream [Remastered Vinyl]

Vinyl: $48.98 UNAVAILABLE

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Double vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered edition of this 1993 album from the Alt-Rock band led by Billy Corgan. While their album Gish had brought them to the attention of the Alternative crowd, Siamese Dream was the album that broke the quartet in a big way. Features the hits 'Cherub Rock', 'Today' and many more.
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Audioslave

Audioslave

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Limited double 150gm vinyl LP pressing including digital download. Audioslave is the eponymous debut studio album by American rock supergroup Audioslave. The band consisted of Soundgarden lead singer/rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell and Rage Against the Machine members Tom Morello (lead guitar), Tim Commerford (bass/backing vocals), and Brad Wilk (drums). The album was originally released on November 19, 2002, by Epic Records and Interscope Records. The album features the hit singles "Cochise", "Show Me How to Live", "What You Are", "Like a Stone", and "I Am the Highway". The album was later certified three-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America in the United States. "Like a Stone" was nominated for a 2004 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance.
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Radiohead

Pablo Honey [Vinyl]

Vinyl: $26.98 UNAVAILABLE
Released in 1993, Pablo Honey was the debut studio album from Radiohead. Produced by Sean Slade and Paul Kolderie, the album was recorded at Chipping Norton Recording Studios and Courtyard Studio, Oxfordshire. The album features three charting singles, "Anyone Can Play Guitar", "Stop Whispering", and "Creep". - The standout single "Creep" was the international hit that helped propel Radiohead and Pablo Honey to popular acclaim. Released several months before the album itself, "Creep" went on to define the band's early career. Also included on Pablo Honey are ethereal rocker "You", fan favorite "Thinking About You", and "Blow Out", all of which point to the band's future sonic manipulations.
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(What's The Story) Morning Glory?, the follow-up to the debut album Definitely Maybe, is Oasis' biggest-selling album with 22 million copies sold worldwide. It was recorded between May and June 1995 in Rockfield Studios, Monmouthshire, with Owen Morris and Noel Gallagher producing. Released on October 2nd 1995 it spent 10 weeks at No.1, is the 5th biggest-selling album in UK chart history and became the band's breakthrough album in the US where it sold 4 million copies. The new edition has been remastered from the original tapes by Ian Cooper at London's Metropolis Studios, supervised by the album's producer Owen Morris.
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Beck

Odelay [LP]

Vinyl: $18.98 UNAVAILABLE
- June marked the 20th anniversary of this double-platinum-certified album - Features fan faves “Where It’s At,” “Devils Haircut” and “The New Pollution” - Won 2 GRAMMY® Awards in 1997: Best Alternative Music Album and Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for “Where It’s At” – this was Beck’s first album to be nominated for Album of the Year - Produced by Beck with collaborators the Dust Brothers, Mario Caldato Jr., Brian Paulson, Tom Rothrock and Rob Schnapf - Named Album of the Year by Rolling Stone
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Counting Crows

August And Everything After [2 LP]

Vinyl: $34.98 UNAVAILABLE

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When the prevailing guitar jingle of 'Mr. Jones' cascaded over radio in the early 90s, it was a sure sign that the Counting Crows were a musical force to be reckoned with. Their debut album, August and Everything After, burst at the seams with both dominant pop harmonies and rich, hearty ballads, all thanks to lead singer Adam Duritz. The lone guitar work of 'Mr. Jones' coupled with the sweet, in-front pull of Duritz's voice kicked off the album in full force. The starkly beautiful and lonely sounding 'Round Here' captured the band's honest yet subtle talent for singing ballads, while 'Omaha' is lyrically reminiscent of a Springsteen tune. The fusion of hauntingly smooth vocals with such instruments as the Hammond B-3 organ and the accordion pumped new life into the music scene, and their brisk sound catapulted them into stardom.
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Queens of the Stone Age third album released in 2002. Pressed on 2LP 180G Black vinyl in a gatefold jacket with 12' x 12' insert. Featuring the original red background & black graphics album art on vinyl for the first time.

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Smashing Pumpkins

Gish

Vinyl: $18.98 UNAVAILABLE

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Vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered edition of the Alt-Rock quartet's 1991 debut album. Features 'I Am One', 'Rhinoceros', 'Siva' and more.
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Primus

Pork Soda [2LP]

Vinyl: $29.98 UNAVAILABLE

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Primus’ platinum-selling third studio album is reissued on 2LP with a new 2018 remaster from the original analog tapes, presented in its original packaging. Features one of the band’s biggest singles – ‘My Name Is Mud’. First time on vinyl since 1996!

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Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. The third Stone Temple Pilots album received critical acclaim for it's broad spectrum of sounds - it proved the Pilots are anything but a one-day fly and also their Grunge roots (although being accused of being too 'commercial' sounding for true Grunge standards) are still firmly in place.
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Faith No More

The Real Thing [Import LP]

Vinyl: $26.99 UNAVAILABLE
The latest 180 gram vinyl reissue from Faith No Mores catalog is the 1989 classic featuring the groups most revered line-up of Mike Patton, Roddy Bottum, Jim Martin, Bill Gould and Mike Bordin. The Grammy nominated album includes the MTV staple "Epic" and "Falling to Pieces".
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Nirvana

Bleach [Remastered LP]

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Continuing our legacy of reminding people Nirvana had a record before Nevermind, Sub Pop Records presents a non-deluxe, affordably-priced, single-LP version of Bleach, Nirvana s debut album. Originally released by us in June of 1989, Bleach was widely recognized as a record music retailers should probably order after that one with the naked baby on the cover did so well in 1991. Now we proudly suggest you order this sturdy single-LP version of Bleach containing the full remastered album as found on the Bleach: Deluxe Edition 2LP, SP834 and a pretty printed inner sleeve. We promise it will sell. Eventually.
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Green Day

Dookie [180 Gram]

Vinyl: $21.98 UNAVAILABLE
Dookie, the band's Diamond-selling major label debut (originally released by Reprise Records in 1994), will be available on a 180-gram, audiophile-grade black-vinyl disc pressed by Pallas and packaged in a single-pocket Stoughton jacket
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Mad Season

Above

Vinyl: $34.98 UNAVAILABLE

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Pearl Jam + Alice In Chains + Screaming Trees = Mad Season.  Includes 3 songs from mythical unfinished second album with NEWLY RECORDED vocals by Mark Lanegan. 
 Prev unreleased instrumental "Interlude," Remixed version of John Lennon cover "I Don't Wanna Be A Soldier," 180-g, 2LP gatefold
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Widely considered to be one of the best albums of the 90s, 1992's Automatic For the People followed R.E.M.'s breakthrough album, Out of Time, and did not disappoint. Beloved by critics, the band's eighth studio album topped charts worldwide, and was certified 4x platinum in the US. Features the iconic hit singles 'Nightswimming,' 'Man on the Moon' and 90s anthem, 'Everybody Hurts.'

Commemorating the album's 25th Anniversary, this 180 gram vinyl edition features the full original album, remastered from the original analog tapes. Includes digital download card.

Other 25th Anniversary formats available include a Deluxe Edition Boxset (3CD+Blu-ray) and a 2CD Edition.

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Vinyl LP repressing of this 1992 album, released to coincide with the album's 20th Anniversary. Pi*ed off and angry is the best way to describe Rage Against the Machine's first album. A fierce mix of hip-hop, punk & heavy rock exploded all over the music scene in 1992. At first sight an unlikely band; Tom Morello, a nerdy guitar hero who played his guitar like a DJ, political activist Zack de la Rocha who spitted out his lyrics with a vengeance. Together with Brad Wilk on drums and Tim C. on bass they produced one of the most angry records of 90's. The album even contained, dare we say it, hit singles like 'Killing in the name of' and 'Bullet in the head'. Put the needle on the record and get blown away (again)!
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The definitive version of The Downward Spiral, meticulously prepared by Trent Reznor and NIN art director John Crawford.
Remastered 2016 audio on 180-gram vinyl, remastered artwork and more.

 

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Weezer

Weezer (Blue Album)

Vinyl: $21.98 UNAVAILABLE

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Weezer, with its simple blue cover featuring a group band shot, was not like anything most kids in 1994 had heard before, taking its nerdy cues from strange places the 1950s, comic books, Dungeons & Dragons, the Bible and producer Ric Ocasek, pop auteur of The Cars. Initially released without a single or much notice, the album's sales started slow but eventually reached triple platinum status, spending 78 weeks on the chart and peaking at No. 16 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. It has sold 3.7 million copies in the U.S alone. Local radio play for 'Undone The Sweater Song' prompted an official release and video directed by then rising star Spike Jonze. The video featured the band performing on a soundstage, joined by a wandering pack of dogs. Their next Jonze-directed innovative video for 'Buddy Holly' helped spike the band s popularity and won four MTV video awards. The song rose to No. 2 on Billboard s US Modern Rock chart, one of three top 10 hits for Weezer. The album's esteem has only continued to rise in the decades since its release and its impact has been magnified. Rolling Stone placed the Blue album in both its lists of top 500 albums (No. 297) and top 100 debut albums, where it was No. 35: 'When it came out, Weezer's debut was merely a cool, quirky power-pop album with a couple of hit singles: 'Buddy Holly' and 'Undone (The Sweater Song).' But Rivers Cuomo's band became a major influence to the young sad-sack punkers who today claim Weezer as one of emo's pioneers. Mixing winking deadpan delivery with serious hooks, guarded sensitivity and a deep disinterest in alt-rock's then-roiling culture wars, they came up with a record that's aged much better than a lot of the serious indie-rock of the time.'
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Rage Against The Machine

Rage Against The Machine (Uk)

Vinyl: $30.99 UNAVAILABLE

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Vinyl LP repressing of this 1992 album, released to coincide with the album's 20th Anniversary. Pi*ed off and angry is the best way to describe Rage Against the Machine's first album. A fierce mix of hip-hop, punk & heavy rock exploded all over the music scene in 1992. At first sight an unlikely band; Tom Morello, a nerdy guitar hero who played his guitar like a DJ, political activist Zack de la Rocha who spitted out his lyrics with a vengeance. Together with Brad Wilk on drums and Tim C. on bass they produced one of the most angry records of 90's. The album even contained, dare we say it, hit singles like 'Killing in the name of' and 'Bullet in the head'. Put the needle on the record and get blown away (again)!
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This newly expanded 2LP edition of the 'Singles: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack' features the album's original 13 tracks newly mastered and freshly pressed across four sides of collectible 12" vinyl with a bonus CD insert of rarities and unreleased tracks. The bonus CD features previously unreleased recordings by Mudhoney, Paul Westerberg, Mike McCready and Chris Cornell in addition to rarities such as Cornell's 1992 EP 'Poncier' (debuting an early rendition of Spoonman") and tracks from the film not included on the original soundtrack album. This expanded edition includes, for the first time on CD, "Touch Me I'm Dick," the signature track from "Singles" performed by Citizen Dick (a fictional band created for the film featuring frontman Matt Dillon backed by Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament). Also included are revelatory liner notes--and a track-by-track description of the album's musical contents--written especially for this collection by Cameron Crowe, the screenwriter and director of "Singles." The film's soundtrack is produced by Danny Bramson and Cameron Crowe.
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Smashing Pumpkins

Pisces Iscariot

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A collection of odds and orphans from the dusky realms of Pumpkinland is how Pumpkins founding member Billy Corgan describes Pisces Iscariot in the liner notes penned by David Wild. Pisces Iscariot was the little mix tape that went platinum, writes Wild. This unlikely smash album that some came to mistake for the Pumpkins' third studio effort even yielded a hit single another wonderfully odd moment in the landslide that was the intense early success story of Smashing Pumpkins. This 2 disc version comes pressed on 180 gram vinyl.
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Foo Fighters

Colour & The Shape [Vinyl]

Vinyl: $27.98 UNAVAILABLE
The Colour and The Shape is the second Foo Fighter album, and followed the band's multi-platinum debut Foo Fighters. Despite the first album's success, few people at the time thought that drummer-turned-frontman Dave Grohl could possibly have a second great album in him. Nonetheless,The Colour and The Shape exceeded all artistic and commerical expectations and established Foo Fighters as one of the most vital bands of our era. With hits like Everlong, Monkey Wrench and My Hero, Foo Fighters became a cornerstone of modern rock radio and a perennial MTV favorite.
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Mad Season

Live At The Moore [Vinyl]

Vinyl: $36.98 UNAVAILABLE
Originally released on Columbia as a home video on August 29, 1995, Mad Season: Live at The Moore will be available in a collectible 2LP 12" gatefold package with new liner notes penned by Mad Season drummer Barrett Martin especially for this 20th anniversary edition. The 2LP edition of Mad Season: Live at The Moore features live versions of "River Of Deceit," "Wake Up," a blistering cover of John Lennon's "I Don't Wanna Be A Soldier" and more.
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2010 import reissue on double 180-gram vinyl LPs. Caught between heavy metal and grunge, Alice in Chains was a powerhouse band in the early 1990 's. Going acoustic seemed contrary to the band's very nature, but they were game to give it a try for MTV's famous show. Although their records dominated the charts for the first half of the decade, Alice in Chains had not performed a single concert since 1993. Given how good they sound together on this double LP cut during their performance on April 10, 1996, it is hard to believe they hadn't played a live concert together in 3 years. Reissued on 180-gram audiophile vinyl, Alice in Chains' "MTV Unplugged" is a strong performance worth repeat listening. It is no surprise the original album peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart.
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Nirvana

Nevermind [LP]

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Limited 180gm vinyl pressing of this classic 1991 album from Kurt Cobain and the boys. Nevermind became a surprise success in late 1991, largely due to the popularity of its first single, "Smells Like Teen Spirit". By January 1992, it had replaced Michael Jackson's album Dangerous at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album also produced three other successful singles: "Come as You Are", "Lithium", and "In Bloom".
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Soundgarden

Badmotorfinger: 25th Anniversary Edition [Remastered 2LP]

Vinyl: $35.98 UNAVAILABLE
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Beloved Seattle rock band, Soundgarden, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of their 2x platinum album, Badmotorfinger, with four special reissues including a 2LP version. The original album, newly-remastered, will now be available on 180-gram audiophile black vinyl. Expanded to a gatefold jacket with a removable, limited-edition, 3D lenticular silver foil litho cover, it also features a 25th anniversary vinyl etching on side four and a download card for a digital edition of the album in 320kbps MP4 AAC files. Originally released on October 8th, 1991, Badmotorfinger spawned three singles that have become iconic songs of rock: 'Jesus Christ Pose,' 'Outshined' and 'Rusty Cage.'
Soundgarden - Badmotorfinger: 25th Anniversary Edition [Remastered 2LP]
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Pearl Jam

Vitalogy [LP]

Vinyl: $34.98 UNAVAILABLE
2011 2 X vinyl LP remastered reissue of their 1994 third album. Produced by Brendan O'Brien. Three singles were released from the album, 'Spin the Black Circle', 'Not for You' & 'Immortality'.
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Formed in Georgia in the early '90s with principal songwriter/lead vocalist Ed Roland at the helm, Collective Soul delivered some of the best melodic modern rock hits of the '90s. Their '94 debut album Hints, Allegations And Things Left Unsaid, includes the breakthrough #11 Billboard hit "Shine," "Breathe" and "Wasting Time" and more. This reissue features vinyl mastering by George Horn and Anne-Marie Suenram at Fantasy Studios.