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Doro Pesch To Release “Magic Diamonds” Best Of and Rarities Boxed Set

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The Press Release:
On November 13th, 2020, Metal Queen DORO proves once again that she literally gives her all when she cares about something. On this November 13th, DORO’s own label, Rare Diamonds Productions, will release her long-awaited best-of album Magic Diamonds – Best Of Rock, Ballads & Rare Treasures. And that’s what it’s all about: 56(!) songs on three CDs with a total of almost four(!) hours playing time! An all-around impressive showcase that spans four decades of DORO music, and with 20 rock songs, 18 ballads, and 18 rare treasures, offers everything a fan’s heart desires – and a lot more!

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As an exclusive to Europe, the three CDs will be released in a high-quality box containing a valuable, exclusive DORO perfume called “True At Heart” as well as a Magic Diamonds tube scarf! “I have been dreaming of my own perfume for many years,” says DORO. “Now the time has finally come.” The fragrance – and therefore, also the 3CD box – is available in two versions: “For Him” and “For Her.” (PLEASE NOTE: due to shipping restrictions, this limited-edition version will NOT be available for sale in North America.)
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Behemoth Re-Issues Debut EP, “And The Forests Dream Eternally” On LP and CD

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The Press Release:
On September 18th, Behemoth will release CD and vinyl re-issues of their debut EP, And the Forests Dream Eternally, which can be pre-ordered now at: metalblade.com/behemoth. See below for available formats:

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– digibook 2CD (hardcover digibook, 48-page booklet)
– 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
– white vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 666 copies)
– clear sepia marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
– forest green marbled vinyl (EMP exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
– silver / black splatter vinyl (Kings Road exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
– clear / black dust vinyl (Kings Road exclusive – limited to 100 copies)
– cool grey marbled vinyl (US exclusive)
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BMG Announces: Greg Lake “The Anthology” For October

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The Press Release:
The Shame, The Shy Limbs, King Crimson, Emerson Lake & Palmer, solo artist, producer, composer, lyricist, bass player extraordinaire, Greg Lake had it all. On October 23rd, BMG will pay fitting tribute to Greg Lake’s career journey with ‘The Anthology’, an essential collection of his outstanding songs and iconic performances.

‘The Anthology’ has many notable highlights: for starters there’s the hugely collectable Psych 45 ‘Love’ that Lake recorded in 1969 whilst with the Shy Limbs, alongside carefully curated treasures from ELP’s hit albums, notably ‘Take A Pebble’, ‘C’est La Vie’ and ‘Lucky Man’. No Anthology would be complete without that much-loved solo hit ‘I Believe In Father Christmas’, the inclusion of King Crimson’s ‘21st Schizoid Man’, ‘Peace’ and ‘In The Court Of The Crimson King’, plus Greg’s re-recording of the old ELP favorite ‘Closer To Believing’ which he made towards the end of his life and can be heard on CD2.
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Uriah Heep To Release “50 Years In Rock” This October

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The Press Release:
On 30th October 2020 BMG proudly release Uriah Heep’s Fifty Years In Rock. British hard rock legends Uriah Heep are one of the “big four” rock bands, along with Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath, and certainly one of the most intriguing bands both musically and lyrically, to emerge from heavy rock. This extensive and ambitious super deluxe box set celebrates Uriah Heep’s remarkable career and was created with the full collaboration of Uriah Heep themselves and curated by founding members Mick Box, Ken Hensley, Paul Newton and Lee Kerslake.

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The beautifully presented box set contains 23 CD albums including 4 CDs compiled by the original members. This set also includes “The Magician’s Birthday” LP, remastered by renowned engineer Andy Pearce of Lou Reed and Black Sabbath fame, with re-imagined artwork by Roger Dean, two art cards and a 64 page book featuring rarities from the band’s personal archives.
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Black Sabbath To Release “Paranoid” Super Deluxe Edition For 50th Anniversary This October

The Press Release:
Widely regarded as innovators of the musical genre which came to be known as Heavy Metal, legendary Birmingham-bred Black Sabbath celebrate the 50th anniversary in 2020 of their multi-million selling album Paranoid with a 5-LP/4CD edition released on October 9th, featuring the vinyl debut of two 1970 concerts.

PARANOID: SUPER DELUXE EDITION includes the original album, in addition to a rare 1974 Quad Mix of the album folded down to stereo, plus two concerts from 1970, from Montreux and Brussels, that are pressed on vinyl for the first time. The five-LP set comes with a hardbound book with extensive liner notes featuring interviews with all four band members, rare photos, and memorabilia, a poster, as well as a replica of the tour book sold during the Paranoid tour.

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