New music releases, 27th October 2014

Here are the new and notable music releases for this week, 27th October 2014:

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Black Lotus, Sister Sin

Black Veil Brides, Black Veil Brides
Walking On A Flashlight, Lunatic Soul
Inked In Blood, Obituary
Vervain, Liv Kristine
Best, Roger Taylor
The Wreckage Of Stars, Black Crown Initiate
IV (Remastered Edition), Led Zeppelin
Houses of the Holy (Remastered Edition), Led Zeppelin
Tell ‘Em I’m Gone, Yusuf
Honor Is All We Know, Rancid
Unleash The Fire (Ltd Edition), Riot
Z2, Devin Townsend Project
Curse Of Love, The Coral
No Mercy – Widespread Bloodshead, Suicidal Tendencies
Into The Slaughter, Blindeath
Peepshow (Remastered Edition), Siouxsie & The Banshees
Live At The Barbican (Expanded Edition), These New Puritans
Love Gun (Deluxe Edition), Kiss
Super Critical, The Ting Tings
Planet Satan, Mysticum
The Enemy Within, Mindwars
At War With Reality, At The Gates
Earthborn Evolution, Beyond Creation
Obsolescence, Abysmal Dawn
The Science Of Things (Remastered Edition), Bush
The Complete Studio Albums (Box Set), Creedence Clearwater Revival
Blood I Bled, The Staves
KaLIVEascope, Transatlantic
Desideratum, Anaal Nathrakh
Taking On The World (25th Anniversary Edition), Gun
Memoria Vetusta Iii Saturnian Poetry, Blut Aus Nord

All of the above albums – and many more besides! – are available via the Skin Back Alley Music Store, powered by Amazon.

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Obituary tease new album, “Inked In Blood”

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Floridian death metal legends Obituary have released a teaser for their new album, Inked In Blood.

The album is the band’s first new material in over 5 years, and is scheduled for release via Relapse Records on the 27th of October. It was funded via a successful Kickstarter campaign which raised over $60,000 against an initial target of $10,000.

Says the band: “We don’t know how to explain it but we really hit the ‘metal nail’ on the head with this album. We have been writing and working on the new material for nearly three years and we could not be more excited how these songs have turned out.”

The full tracklisting for Inked In Blood is:

“Centuries Of Lies”
“Violent By Nature”
“Pain Inside”
“Visions In My Head”
“Back On Top”
“Violence”
“Inked In Blood”
“Deny You”
“Within A Dying Breed”
“Minds Of The World”
“Out Of Blood”
“Paralyzed With Fear”

You can watch the official teaser trailer for the album, featuring clips of 3 songs, below:

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Led Zeppelin announce ‘IV’ and ‘Houses Of The Holy’ reissues

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Led Zeppelin have announced deluxe reissues of their Led Zeppelin IV and Houses Of The Holy albums.

The new editions have been overseen by guitarist Jimmy Page during production and remastering, and each will be accompanied by previously unreleased audio content.

They deluxe packages will be released on the 27th of October in multiple CD, Vinyl, And Digital formats, including a Limited Edition Super Deluxe boxed set.

The details of the release formats are:

Single CD – Remastered album packaged in a gatefold card wallet.
Deluxe Edition (2CD) – Remastered album, plus a second disc of unreleased companion audio.
Single LP – Remastered album on 180-gram vinyl, packaged in a sleeve that replicates the LP’s first pressing in exacting detail.
Deluxe Edition Vinyl (2LP) – Remastered album and unreleased companion audio on 180-gram vinyl.
Digital Download – Remastered album and companion audio will both be available.
Super Deluxe Boxed Set – This collection includes:
o Remastered album on CD in vinyl replica sleeve.
o Companion audio on CD in card wallet featuring new alternate cover art.
o Remastered album on 180-gram vinyl in a sleeve replicating first pressing.
o Companion audio on 180-gram vinyl in a sleeve with new alternate cover art.
o High-def audio download card of all content at 96kHz/24 bit.
o Hard bound, 80 page book filled with rare and previously unseen photos and memorabilia.
o High-quality print of the original album cover, the first 30,000 of which will be individually numbered.

The tracklistings are:

Led Zeppelin IV
“Black Dog”
“Rock And Roll”
“The Battle of Evermore
“Stairway To Heaven”
“Misty Mountain Hop”
“Four Sticks”
“Going To California”
“When The Levee Breaks”

Companion Audio Disc
“Black Dog” – Basic Track With Guitar Overdubs
“Rock And Roll” – Alternate Mix
“The Battle Of Evermore” – Mandolin/Guitar Mix From Headley Grange
“Stairway To Heaven” – Sunset Sound Mix
“Misty Mountain Hop” – Alternate Mix
“Four Sticks” – Alternate Mix
“Going To California” – Mandolin/Guitar Mix
“When The Levee Breaks” – Alternate UK Mix

Houses Of The Holy
“The Song Remains The Same”
“The Rain Song”
“Over The Hills And Far Away”
“The Crunge”
“Dancing Days”
“D’yer Mak’er”
“No Quarter”
“The Ocean”

Companion Audio Disc
“The Song Remains The Same” – Guitar Overdub Reference Mix
“The Rain Song” – Mix Minus Piano“Over The Hills And Far Away” – Guitar Mix Backing Track
“The Crunge” – Rough Mix – Keys Up
“Dancing Days” – Rough Mix With Vocal
“No Quarter” – Rough Mix With JPJ Keyboard Overdubs – No Vocal
“The Ocean” – Working Mix

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