The reissues of the Memphis rockers’ first two records come equipped with an all-analog mastering.
Rated R, Songs For the Deaf, Lullabies to Paralyze, and Era Vulgaris are getting repressed in the coming months.
The limited-edition releases are due out October 4th.
To call their plans “exhaustive” would be to undersell them.
Featuring exclusive vinyl from Weezer, Rage Against the Machine, Iggy and the Stooges, Garbage, and more.
The archival campaign marks the “first (and definitive) programme of remastering and includes the release of many rarities and cover versions on vinyl and CD for the first time.”
Remastered versions of the band’s four studio albums, as well as their 2003 live LP.
Alan Howarth’s score for Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers is noticeably absent.
The first vinyl pressing of the classic LP in nearly 10 years includes an actual replica trout mask.
The record’s first vinyl pressing since it was first released in 1995.
A series of vinyl reissues and rare releases are forthcoming, including the first-full length version of “Let’s Dance”; the 1977 promotional LP Bowie Now; and two live albums.
All seven titles — many of which have been long out of print — will be re-released in 2018.