Rhino Rocktober: Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, T. Rex + More

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Deep+Purple+Machine+Head+Remastered+2063825Rhino Records will launch its first-ever “Rocktober” campaign this (of course) October, with a rollout of 13 limited-edition, retail-only releases aimed at the collector market. The first round of mostly vinyl classic rock releases will hit on Tuesday, October 4, with new releases following on each successive Tuesday throughout the month. The “Rocktober” series will feature releases from 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.

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

Available on Tuesday, October 4:

Deep PurpleMachine Head

Includes “Smoke on the Water.” Clear vinyl. Only available in the U.S. Limited edition of 2,500 copies, $21.98

JetGet Born

Includes “Are You Gonna Be My Girl.” 180-gram vinyl. Only available in the U.S., $21.98

Foreigner4

Includes “Urgent” and “Waiting For a Girl Like You.” Red colored vinyl. Only available in the U.S. Limited edition of 2,400 copies, $19.98

Twisted SisterStay Hungry

Includes “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock.” 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 11:

Iron ButterflyHeavy (Stereo Version)

180-gram vinyl, $19.98

ZZ+Top+Eliminator+2063569ZZ TopEliminator

Includes the singles “Legs,” “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Gimme All Your Lovin’.” Red colored vinyl, $19.98

Available on Tuesday, October 18:

Alice CooperBillion Dollar Babies

Includes “Elected” and “No More Mr. Nice Guy.” 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 FacesFirst Step

Orange colored vinyl, $19.98

The StoogesThe Stooges

Includes “I Wanna Be Your Dog.” Gold and brown colored vinyl, $19.98

Available on Tuesday, October 25:

Buckcherry15

Includes “Sorry” and “Crazy Bitch.” 10th anniversary vinyl edition. Only available in the U.S., $19.98

Heaven & HellThe 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’ GrooviesGroovies Greatest Grooves

2-LP set, $27.98

T. RexT. Rex

Remastered on both LP & CD. Only available in North America, $19.98 each

Separately, Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider is releasing a new solo album, We Are The Ones, that’ll feature a new acoustic version of the band’s iconic hit “We’re Not Gonna Take It.” The LP also arrives in October (exact date TBA) on Red River Records.

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