Aftermath Music has recently issued the following announcement about releasing previous albums from Finnish funeral doom masters Shape Of Despair on vinyl: "News from Aftermath music for all the vinyl lovers & collectors: we are proud to present the back catalogue from the most influential doom band of the 21st century, Shape Of Despair, on vinyl."

"Before we close the chapter of 2012, both Angels Of Distress (late November) and Shades Of... (late December) will be released, with new and improved artworks. Both of these are strictly limited to 250 copies. Pre-orders will go online on October 20th."


Source: shapeofdespair.com
Band profile: Shape Of Despair
 
Posted: 08.10.2012 by Abattoir



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Draugen - 08.10.2012 at 21:33  
Om nom nom!
Alex Fenger - 08.10.2012 at 21:36  
Written by Draugen on 08.10.2012 at 21:33

Om nom nom!

+1
Nickferatu367 - 08.10.2012 at 22:31  
Bitchin!!!!
Daniell - 09.10.2012 at 09:21  
How about they record a new album instead of releasing old stuff in 250 copies?
Ozman - 09.10.2012 at 09:25  
Written by Daniell on 09.10.2012 at 09:21

How about they record a new album instead of releasing old stuff in 250 copies?


Aftermath re-releases it, not the band There is no effort whatsoever involved in this on the band's part.

And btw shame Aftermath rereleases it, because their vinyl releases are never anything special.
beerweed - 21.10.2012 at 02:31  
Limited to 250 copies !!!!!!!!! noo , why?
Ozman - 21.10.2012 at 12:16  
Written by beerweed on 21.10.2012 at 02:31

Limited to 250 copies !!!!!!!!! noo , why?


just pre-order it now or else be sorry you missed the release
Ozman - 12.01.2013 at 14:00  
Written by Ozman on 09.10.2012 at 09:25



And btw shame Aftermath rereleases it, because their vinyl releases are never anything special.


QUoting myself for truth.
Just got my copy of ANgels Of Distress today, and unfortunately it is a typical Aftermath vinyl release. Not even a gatefold cover. Just a normal single cover and single LP (which isn't too smart since the album clocks in at 55 minutes)
Mr. Doctor - 12.01.2013 at 14:15  
Written by Ozman on 12.01.2013 at 14:00
Just got my copy of ANgels Of Distress today, and unfortunately it is a typical Aftermath vinyl release. Not even a gatefold cover. Just a normal single cover and single LP (which isn't too smart since the album clocks in at 55 minutes)


What's a gatefold cover? It is the sleeve that is inside the cover with the artwork?
Also, why is it better to have doble vinyl in this case? Honest questions since I'm obviously a vinyl n00b.
Ozman - 12.01.2013 at 14:31  
Written by Mr. Doctor on 12.01.2013 at 14:15



What's a gatefold cover? It is the sleeve that is inside the cover with the artwork?


A gatefold cover is a cover you can open up. Just like the cover of a book. Like what is mostly used with double albums.

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Also, why is it better to have doble vinyl in this case? Honest questions since I'm obviously a vinyl n00b.


Because when you have a lot of music on one side the groove is closer to itself and due to wear, which of course will always happen with a diamond needle, after a lot of spins you will get interference from the groove lying next to the one the needle is in. It just wears quicker.
Mr. Doctor - 12.01.2013 at 16:38  
Oooooh I see, that's good to know! Thanks.

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