Greetings, and welcome to the Dying Scene Record Radar. If it’s your first time here, thank you for joining us! This is the weekly* column where we cover all things punk rock vinyl; new releases, reissues… you name it, we’ve probably got it. Kick off your shoes, pull up a chair, crack open a cold one, and break out those wallets, because it’s go time. Let’s get into it!
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Starting us off this week is a new pressing of The Vandals‘ Fear of a Punk Planet, with two snazzy color variants. The pink and black splatter seems to be the Indie Variant, which you can get everywhere, including Amazon. The blue and purple splatter variant can be pre-ordered here. Looks like these should start shipping in November.
Probably one of the most unexpected reissues in a long time, Assorted Jelly Beans’ self-titled debut album is back in print for the first time in 27 years. Get it on red colored vinyl here.
The Flatliners made a theme song(?) for the San Jose Sharks, and even played it live on opening night in the Shark Tank, which is interesting because I’m pretty sure these guys are Laffs fans. Anyway, “Between Our Teeth” is being released as a 12″ picture disc. It’s $20 but the money goes to charity. Get it here.
Alright, now for the Bottles To The Ground stuff (that’s the Fat imprint label). Fat Mike had a camp fire singalong thing at his mansion with Chuck from the Mad Caddies, Brendan Kelly from the Lawrence Arms and a bunch of other individuals of note. This new 2xLP Campfire at Fatty‘s is a recording of that momentous occasion in mankind’s history. You can buy it here.
Fine Dining is an LA punk band with members of some other bands you may know, such as 98 Mute and Eken Is Dead. They’ve got a new record called No Reservations coming out on Felony Records in a couple weeks. We recently premiered the lead single (check it out below). Pre-orders go live here this coming Monday and you’ll have some sweet color variants to choose from.
New Found Glory’s From the Screen to Your Stereo Part 2 has been released on vinyl for the first time ever. There’s a grand total of 5(!) color variants, with three available from the Drive Thru Records webstore, as well as a $40(!) Urban Outfitters exclusive on “Baby Blue with Hot Pink Splatter” colored vinyl, and a UK exclusive variant available from Banquet Records.
Canadian punk legends NoMeansNo’s 1989 album Wrong is back in print for the first time in 13 years, with a new pressing on Alternative Tentacles. There are three color variants up to pre-order on the label’s webstore, as well as a red and black splatter variant you can get only get by signing up for the “Squid” or “Plague” tiers on Alternative Tentacles’ Patreon.
Last week, I told you about the 20th Anniversary reissue of Rancid’s Indestructible. At the time, there was only one color variant available, a US Indie variant on “Red w/ Black Galaxy” colored vinyl. A new clear variant of the 2xLP has since popped up on the band’s EU merch store. I’m sure there are many more to come, so I’ll keep ya posted as these trickle in.
Well, that’s all, folks. Another Record Radar in the books. As always, thank you for tuning in. If there’s anything we missed (highly likely), or if you want to let everyone know about a new/upcoming vinyl release you’re excited about, leave us a comment below, or send us a message on Facebook or Instagram, and we’ll look into it. Enjoy your weekend, and don’t blow too much money on spinny discs (or do, I’m not your father). See ya next week!
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