Rhino Records announces Rocktober vinyl campaign

In a year packed with the Olympics and a Presidential election, Rhino will be celebrating another great American tradition — rock ‘n’ roll — with their first ever Roctober campaign, featuring 13 limited edition releases from some of the biggest names in rock. Rhino’s Rocktober kicks off with the first round of releases on Tuesday, October 4th and continues with unique releases every Tuesday throughout the month. Rocktober will feature releases from such iconic artists as Alice Cooper, Buckcherry, Deep Purple, The Flamin’ Groovies, Foreigner, Heaven & Hell, Iron Butterfly, Jet, Small Faces, The Stooges, Twisted Sister, T. Rex and ZZ Top.

Full details on all titles are listed below, including quantities available in the US. All releases will be available exclusively at participating brick and mortar retail outlets.

Available on Tuesday, October 4th:

  • Deep Purple – Machine Head – Clear vinyl, Only available in the U.S., Limited edition of 2,500 copies, $21.98
  • Foreigner – 4 – Red colored vinyl, Only available in the U.S., Limited edition of 2,400 copies, $19.98
  • Jet – Get Born – 180-gram vinyl, Only available in North America, $21.98
  • Twisted Sister – Stay Hungry – Black & pink starburst colored vinyl with band poster, Only available in the U.S., Limited edition of 2,500 copies, $21.98

Available on Tuesday, October 11th:

  • Iron Butterfly – Heavy (Stereo Version) – 180-gram vinyl, $19.98
  • ZZ Top – Eliminator – Red colored vinyl, $19.98

Available on Tuesday, October 18th:

  • Alice Cooper – Billion Dollar Babies – Green, yellow, & orange marble colored vinyl with 1 billion dollar bill insert, Only available in the U.S., Limited edition of 3,000 copies, $24.98
  • Small Faces – First Step – Orange colored vinyl, $19.98
  • The Stooges – The Stooges – Gold and brown colored vinyl, $19.98

Available on Tuesday, October 25th:

  • Buckcherry – 15 –10th anniversary vinyl edition, Only available in the U.S., $19.98
  • Heaven & Hell – The Devil You Know – 2-LP set on dark orange & gold colored vinyl with etching on side 4 and band poster, Only available in the U.S., Limited edition of 2,000 copies, $27.98
  • The Flamin’ Groovies – Groovies Greatest Grooves – 2-LP set, $27.98
  • T. Rex – T. Rex – Remastered on both LP & CD, Only available in North America, $19.98 each

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