Plans For Black Friday? Check Out Your Local Independent Record Store!

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(Photo Tim Boyle/Gety Images)

(Photo Tim Boyle/Gety Images)

Die-hard shoppers and bargain hunters alike all know that one of the biggest shopping “holidays” of the year is the day following Thanksgiving. This Black Friday, you can find some sweet exclusive releases from some of your favorite musicians!

On the third Saturday in April, independent record stores around the country (and even internationally) celebrate Record Store Day – a unique experience that celebrates the efforts of the anti-corporate chain record store, as well as gives back to those music-lovers that have supported them.

Created in 2008, Record Store Day has cultivated many awesome special releases and performances over the years, including some of the biggest names in music like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Metallica[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eagles of Death Metal[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Queens of the Stone Age[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ozzy Osbourne[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Foo Fighters[/lastfm], and more!

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As fans wait with anticipation for the next Record Store Day in April, there is now another exciting opportunity to obtain some great exclusive releases from your local record stores…on Black Friday! This holiday season, Black Friday will be celebrated by approximately 900 independently owned record stores/shops in the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Holland and the UK.

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Some of the limited & exclusive special releases you’ll find this Black Friday are from the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beastie Boys[/lastfm],  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Black Keys[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chris Cornell[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimmy Cliff[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kings of Leon[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nirvana[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Red Hot Chili Peppers[/lastfm], and many more! It’s a excellent opportunity to find the perfect gift for that special someone..as well as a little something for yourself!

For a full list of special releases, artists, and to find participating stores, please visit the Record Store Day website!

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