Record Store Day Is Here!

The big day is finally here and, as always, we have our own unofficial celebration planned. This year will be a little different due to the increased focus on buying limited edition vinyl albums. So in addition to our usual selection of free downloads, we also have a handy list of cool vinyl release for those who are unable to nab any of the official Record Store Day releases from participating stores. There’s colored vinyl, albums with bonus goodies, and plenty of other stuff that sure to satisfy your inner vinyl snob:

Midnight Syndicate
The Waitiki 7
Ursula 1000
Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica
Satan’s Pilgrims
The Evil Streaks and The Vooduo
The Coffin Daggers
The A-Bones
Goblinhaus
Death Waltz Records
Waxworks Records
The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society

And if you are in the mood for more “defunct” media formats, here are some cassettes:

The Casket Girls
Sam Haynes
Werewolves in Siberia
Graveyard Calling

Although all but the first band’s releases are priced in pounds, but it’s possible the artist will try to figure out a way to let you pay with some other kind of currency if you contact them through their official websites. It’s worth checking into. In addition to being able to boast about your imported albums, Graveyard Calling’s special “make your own cassette” deal seems too good to pass up.

But what would Record Store Day at Gravedigger’s Local 16 be without freebies?

Jerry Vayne knows how to make haunted house soundtracks rock and he’s got the downloads to prove it!

The Hakks have some great free demos while Tony Jones & The Cretin 3 brings the punk rock goodness.

There are many free songs from Witches in Bikinis and their side project Alien Surfer Babes available at ReverbNation. If that’s not enough, the Witches in Bikinis website also has some more freebies for you!

Tribal Gothic offers eerie electronic ambiance while Defago has both a free EP and outtakes.

Reber Clark has the “Cthulhu Blues” while Scog & the Scags’ free tribute to Lovecraft is just as impossible to describe as Cthulhu and company.

Zombina and the Skeletones want you to meet the Beat Bats, the D-Grade Monsters have a free album, and Aphasia Records has a synth sampler guaranteed to make you have a 1980’s flashback.

We also have a bunch of “Name Your Price” downloads for you to enjoy:

Creep​-​A​-​Zoids
Fogcreature
Miscellaneous Plumbing Fixtures
Optiks
Tom Smith
Mummula
Paul Mauled
Rob Potylo

Although you do have the option to download those for free, we hope you show those bands some much needed love. Rob Potylo would definitely appreciate it (especially if you watch this as well).

Happy Record Store Day!

As always, Gravedigger’s Local 16 is not to be held responsible for anything that may occur (be it good or bad) as a result of downloading from any links given here. Attempt at your own discretion. Blah blah blah…

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