Dec 04

COMING UP: Green Day – Megadeth – Patti Smith

We proudly present a preview of our upcoming Cult Legends and The Vinyl Champ vinyl releases, out on December 15.

There’s a lot to look forward to this month, like:
Green Day – Chicago 1994

Green Day just announced their new album “Saviors” and a brand new world tour next year. Time to celebrate 30 years of Dookie with a top notch show from their break-through era.

When it comes to metal, you can count on Cult Legends.
New in our catalogue is one of the “big four”:

Megadeth – Hammersmith Odeon 1987

Experience the mother of punk, one of the most unconventional,
and challenging rock & rollers of all time in optima forma:

Patti Smith – Hamburg FM

Green Day – Chicago 1994

Green Day is one of the most successful bands in the world and named best punk rock band of all time by Rolling Stone. Emerging in the early 90’s, influenced by the late 70’s British punk, the American trio took a more mainstream turn by incorporating catchy hooks and harmonies into their loud, energetic sound. They popularized punk rock in the US to the point of selling out stadiums, especially after the release of “Dookie” in 1994 which sold 15 million copies woldwide. The singles “Basket Case” and “When I Come Around” spent weeks on top of the theAmerican modern rock charts. All the classics are present on this excellent live recording.

EAN LP: 8717662593765
ART. NR. LP: CL93765

Megadeth – Hammersmith Odeon 1987

Megadeth is on of the “big four” of American thrash metal, along with Slayer, Anthrax and Metallica. The latter being the band frontman Dave Mustainewas kicked out of in 1983 before starting his own group that was “faster and heavier than Metallica”. It wasn’t long before Megadeth released platinum selling album after platinum selling album, popularizing the metal genre and gathering a huge following. This is still one of the most popular metal bands in the world, here on their first headlining global tour back in 1987.

EAN LP: 8717662593772
ART. NR. LP: CL93772

Patti Smith – Hamburg FM

Patti Smith emerged in the 70’s and became a key figure of the New York City punk rock movement. Her androgynous image, vocals style and song subjects spoke to a wide audience. She explores many genres from rocks most primal sound to jazz and reggae melodies. Always pushing boundaries Patti Smith is still a well-loved performer today that doesn’t shy away from making a statement. This intimate yet powerful recording features not just her solo music, but also her hits with Patti Smith Group, as well as covers of songs by The Doors and Prince.

EAN LP: 8717662593796
ART. NR. LP: CL93796