Mark your calendars! Record Store Day is April 16th and Opeth and Machine Head are celebrating by releasing exclusive pieces. Check them out and let us know what you think!

Opeth - The Throat of Winter - 7” vinyl

The track, which was originally featured on the God of War: Blood & Metal digital EP, will see its first and only physical incarnation with this special release. Side B of the 7” is etched with the band’s logo and jacket artwork was created by longtime Opeth collaborator Travis Smith, with direction from Mikael Åkerfeldt.

Machine Head - The Black Procession - 10” vinyl

The set includes 3 previously unreleased live tracks that were recorded along 2010’s Black Procession Tour, in support of the band’s last studio effort, The Blackening.

Side A:
Beautiful Mourning (live)
Bite The Bullet (live)

Side B:
Halo (live)

Support your local music store! Head to Record Store Day's official site to see which stores are participating.

Opeth and Machine Head are currently hard at work writing new material for their upcoming albums. Keep checking back for the most up to date news.