Welcome to Rocktober!

Rhino Records is celebrating "Rocktober" again this year with more limited edition vinyl releases. Every Friday in October they will be releasing albums from the likes of Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Faces, Alice Cooper, Dio & Opeth

Please send your requests to info@popmusiccanada.ca to make sure you get your favourites! Most of these are INDIE RECORD STORE EXCLUSIVES.

Friday October 5th:

Grateful Dead / Steal Your Face 

The live double-album, which was released in 1976 was actually recorded in October 1974 in San Francisco at the Winterland Ballroom.  The show was initially part of a “Farewell Run” before the band went on hiatus.

Grateful Dead / Wake of the Flood

Released in 1973, the band’s album contains Eyes Of The World and Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo.

Love / Revisited (Red Vinyl / Stoughton Gatefold)

Released in 1970, this compilation from Love contains 13 singles from the band’s albums that were released between 1966-1970.

Dio / Dream Evil (Green Vinyl)

The fourth studio album from Dio, released in 1987.  Features the singles "All the Fools Sailed Away" and "I Could Have Been a Dreamer"

Dio / Lock Up The Wolves (Gray Vinyl)

Released in 1990, Lock Up The Wolves contains the singles Hey Angel and Why Are They Watching Me

Friday October 12th:

Grateful Dead / Blues For Allah

Released in 1975, the album contains the title track, The Music Never Stopped and Franklin's Tower.

Grateful Dead / From The Mars Hotel

Released in 1974, the album features the classic track Scarlet Begonias.

Dio / Sacred Heart (Clear Vinyl)

The 1985 album, which features the singles Sacred Heart, Rock 'n' Roll Children and Hungry for Heaven

Dio / Strange Highways (Purple Vinyl)

The sixth studio album released in 1994

Faces / Snakes & Ladders: Greatest Hits (Clear Vinyl)

Originally released in 1976, includes classic hits Stay With Me and Ooh La La

Friday October 19th:

Alice Cooper / Alice Cooper Goes To Hell (Orange Vinyl)

1976 follow-up to Welcome To My Nightmare. Produced by Bob Ezrin, includes the single, I Never Cry.

Alice Cooper / From The Inside (Green / Black Vinyl, Special Die Cut Jacket)

Released in 1978, From The Inside offers insight into Cooper’s recovery from substance abuse.  Produced by David Foster, the album features the single How You Gonna See Me Now.

Alice Cooper / Lace & Whiskey (Whiskey Brown Vinyl)

Released in 1977, Lace and Whiskey features the top 10 single “You and Me” and his version of the Rockabilly classic Ubangi Stomp.

Opeth / Pale Communion (Double Clear Vinyl)

The acclaimed 2014 release from the Swedish Progressive Metal band.

Friday October 26th:

Sepultura / Above the Remains Live '89 (Translucent Red Vinyl)

Translucent Red Vinyl - The Remains tour in 1989.

Black Sabbath / We Sold Our Souls (Double Red Vinyl)

1976 compilation from the original Black Sabbath line up.  Featuring War Pigs, Iron Man and Paranoid

Various / Hard Rock Heretics (Colour Vinyl)

Anew compilation released for this year’s Rocktober campaign! (Artwork below)

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