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Record Store Day 2021 is quickly approaching, and the annual event has finally released its list of exclusive and limited vinyl.

I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME, From First To Last, K.Flay, twenty one pilots and Linkin Park are among the lengthy list of RSD selections that includes more than 400 releases for the two-day event being held on June 12 and July 17.

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Like last year, Record Store Day has adjusted its annual event amid the coronavirus pandemic for a smooth and safe celebration. Announced in March, RSD is set for two dates this summer to allow more time for production and shipping that has been impacted by the pandemic.

As usual, the releases are broken down into a few different categories. Exclusives are only being released for Record Store Day at indie record stores. RSD First releases will be released at the event, but they might end up at other retailers or webstore in the future. Finally, small run and regional titles are either only sold at specific stores or have a limited release of less than 1000 copies.

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This year, labels definitely delivered with a wide range of selections. Vagrant will have 3000 copies of Alkaline Trio’s From Here To Infirmary, 2500 copies of Senses Fail’s Let It Enfold You and 3000 copies of Thrice’s To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere. All three will be available beginning June 12.

Following their debut album at the end of 2020, iDKHOW will be releasing 2000 copies of RAZZMATAZZ (B-Sides) picture disc via Fearless June 12. The release includes their cover of Beck’s “Debra,” which they were playing on tour and later released a recording of in February. There will also be a demo of “From The Gallows” as well as alternate versions of “Modern Day Cain” and “Leave Me Alone.”

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The original mix of FFTL’s debut album Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has a Body Count also arrives July 17 through Epitaph. Featuring scene staples “Emily” and “Note To Self,” the band first released the album in 2004.

Sumerian Records is also releasing some of their latest from Sleeping With Sirens and recent Alternative Press cover stars Bad Omens. 1800 copies of the deluxe version of SWS’s How It Feels To Be Lost with four additional tracks will be available June 12, and 1000 copies of Bad Omens’ Live + Unplugged EP drops July 17.

Four songs from The Band CAMINO via TBC, the Doors and two releases from the Cure are among Elektra’s slate. jxdn will also have a 12-inch of his second single on Travis Barker’s DTA imprint, “Angels & Demons” alongside his pop-punk cover of Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license.” Additionally, twenty one pilots will be releasing 16,000 copies of their Locations Sessions June 12, which includes four reimaginings of tracks off of Trench.

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Warner Records also has a stacked lineup of releases including Black Sabbath, Deftones, Flaming Lips, Mastodon and Tom Petty. The label will also release 980 Gorillaz’s G Collection box set, 8,500 copies of Linkin Park’s Meteora and 2,725 copies of PVRISUse Me (Deluxe EP).

AWOLNATION, Dirty Heads, Escape The Fate and Mötley Crüe have offerings through Better Noise. Meanwhile, Garbage’s upcoming No Gods No Masters LP and Karen O and Willie Nelson’s “Under Pressure” 7-inch will be released through BMG. K.Flay’s Don’t Judge A Song By Its Cover EP will also be getting a 12-inch pressing and features her epic interpretations of Limp Bizkit (“Break Stuff”), Green Day (“Brain Stew”) and the Offspring (“Self Esteem”).

You can see the select items mentioned listed below with some additional releases, and the full list of Record Store Day drops is available here.

Record Store Day releases June 12

AC/DC “Through The Mists of Time” / “Witch’s Spell”
Alkaline Trio – From Here To Infirmary
Anti-Flag – 20/20 Division
AWOLNATION – Angel Miners & The Lightning Riders Live From 2020
The Band Camino – TBC
Beastie Boys – Aglio E Olio
Beck – Hyperspace
Black Sabbath – Mob Rules
Black Sabbath – Heaven & Hell
Buzzcocks – A Different Compilation

The Cure – Faith
Def Leppard – Live In Oxford
Deftones – “Digital Bath (Telefon Tel Aviv Version)”/“Feiticeira (Arca Remix)”
Dirty Heads – Home: Phantoms of Summer
The Doors – Morrison Hotel Sessions
Electric Wizard  – Time To Die
Escape The Fate – Chemical Warfare: B-Sides
Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin Companion
Garbage – No Gods No Masters
Haim – Gasoline
Hu – Sad But True & Wolf Totem

iDKHOW – RAZZMATAZZ B-Sides
Ihsahn – After
Elton John – Regimental Sgt. Zippo
L7 – The Beauty Process–Triple Platinum (25th Anniversary Platinum Vinyl Edition)
Lady Gaga – Chromatica
Lamb Of God – As The Palaces Burn
Linkin Park – Meteora
Motley Crue – 40th Anniversary Cassette Box Set
Motorhead – St Valentine’s Day Massacre
Mudhoney/Meat Puppets – “Warning” / “One of These Days”

Opeth – Morningrise
Orange Goblin – Eulogy For The Damned
Tom Petty – Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture She’s the One)
Iggy Pop – Live At The Channel Boston
Rage Against The Machine – The Battle of Mexico City
Joey Ramone – Don’t Worry About Me
The Replacements – The Pleasure’s All Yours: Pleased to Meet Me Outtakes & Alternates
The Residents – Leftovers Again!?!
Richard Hell And The Voidoids – Destiny Street Demos

Senses Fail – Let It Enfold You
Sigh – Heir To Despair
Sleeping With Sirens – How It Feels To Be Lost (Deluxe)
The Struts – Strange Days
Sublime – Sublime Meets Scientist & Mad Professor Inna L.B.C. (LP and CD)
Thrice – To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere
twenty one pilots – Location Sessions
Amy Winehouse – Remixes

Record Store Day releases July 17

Bad Omens – Live + Unplugged
Bush – Sea of Memories (10th Anniversary)
The Clash – If Music Could Talk 
Cro Mags – The Age of Quarrel
The Cure – Wild Mood Swings
Denzel Curry and Robert Glasper – Live From Leimert Park
Evanescence – The Open Door 
From First To Last – Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has A Body Count 
Gorillaz – G Collection 
jxdn – “Angels & Demons/Driver’s License”
Judas Priest – Best Of 
K.Flay – Don’t Judge A Song By Its Cover 
Karen O and Willie Nelson – Under Pressure 
Lindsey Stirling – Lose You Now
Mastodon – Fallen Torches
Pearl Jam – Alive (LP and CD)
PVRIS – Use Me (Deluxe EP)
Queen + Adam Lambert, Freddie Mercury – Live Around the World / Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow
St Vincent – Piggy/Sad But True
Various Artists – Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind 
Various Artists – The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou 
Vitamin String Quartet – Vitamin String Quartet Performs My Chemical Romance 

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