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Get More ‘BANG’ for your ‘BUCK’ with our Weekly Top 5 ‘Affordable Rare Vinyl Records & Memorabilia’

March 16, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

Here at 991.com we realise not everyone’s pockets are sooo deep they can stump up the readies for that uber-collectable slab of vinyl, CD boxset, vintage memorabilia etc etc….with that in mind we’ve put together this new weekly ‘Top 5’ of some of the more affordable collectables that pass through the […read more…]

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Metallica: how we made Master of Puppets

December 8, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

From the Guardian Lars Ulrich: ‘There’s a fast song, a mid-tempo song, a ballad. It’s like food groups: you need your carbs, your protein’ Lars Ulrich, drums When we recorded Ride the Lightning in 1984, our producer was Flemming Rasmussen, a Dane. He was definitely our kind of guy: quick […read more…]

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Tuesday’s Top Items! Including A Rare Queen 14-LP Box Set, Kate Bush On Silver/Grey Vinyl And A Metallica Blue Pressing!

March 20, 2012 sleevenotes 0

QUEEN The Complete Works Rare 1985 UK 14-LP vinyl box set, featuring all of the albums up to and including 'The Works' plus a bonus album entitled 'Complete Vision' containing previously unreleased material. Each record is presented in a stunning white, embossed and numbered sleeve. Also includes fold-out poster map, […read more…]

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Friday’s Top Three! Including An Extremely Rare Japanese Led Zepplin, A Metallica Limited Box Set And An Oasis ’96 ‘Cigarette’ Box Set!

February 24, 2012 sleevenotes 0

LED ZEPPELIN Led Zeppelin II Original 1969 Japanese blue and green Atlantic label 9-track stereo vinyl LP manufactured by Nippon Grammophon, superb gatefold pasted picture sleeve compete with lyric insert and EXTREMELY RARE original black obi-strip! The vinyl itself contains the faintest hair line marks, but for a record of […read more…]

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Thursday’s Top Items! Including A Multi-Platinum Award For Depeche Mode, A Polish Tonpress Smiths LP and Metallica’s Creeping Death On Picture Disc!

February 9, 2012 sleevenotes 0

DEPECHE MODE Violator Official 1990 RIAA Certified US Multi-Platinum Award issued to commemorate sales in excess of 2,000,000 copies and presented to KTCL. This expertly framed and glazed award measures 17" x 21" and features a platinum LP and cassette shell mounted above the custom engraved and official dedication plaque […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Hot Picks! Including An Early 70’s Collosseum Rarity, A Japanese Metallica With Promotional Poster And The Ramones White Label Japanese Original!

November 30, 2011 sleevenotes 0

COLOSSEUM Daughter Of Time Rare early 1970s UK Vertigo 8-track LP with inset swirl logo on the labels, housed in a gatefold picture sleeve complete with original poly-lined white bordered swirl inner. Featuring Barbara Thompson as well as Deck Heckstall-Smith on saxes and flute. This scarce classic album is in […read more…]

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Friday’s Top Items! Including A Diana Ross Anniversary Tour Bundle, The Beatles’ Rubber Soul, Metallica On Gold Vinyl And A Crew-Only Status Quo Jacket!

November 25, 2011 sleevenotes 0

DIANA ROSS Forever Diana – 30th Anniversary Tour Great Crew Member Tour Pack comprising of a black canvas travel bag manufactured by Carlton International, issued to full time road/tour crew and was never available to buy as merchandise. Measuring approximatly 21" x 21" and opens out to twice the length […read more…]

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Monday’s Top Items! Wowzas – Includes A 1965 Rolling Stones Dutch Rarity, David Bowie 3-D Display, The Beatles’ First On Original Vinyl And Metallica’s Fade To Black On Lime Green Vinyl!

November 21, 2011 sleevenotes 0

ROLLING STONES The Rolling Stones Extremely rare 1965 Dutch second issue of the band's 12-track STEREO vinyl debut LP from the previous year, on the light blue and silver Decca label with unboxed logo, housed in a front laminated flipback picture sleeve with a striking cover design used only in […read more…]

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Tuesday’s Tasty Pickings! Including A Marillion Picture Disc, A Factory Sealed Ennio Morricone, Metallica’s Creeping Death And A Trio Of Singles For Mylene Farmer!

November 15, 2011 sleevenotes 0

MARILLION Script For A Jester's Tear Rare and original 1983 UK limited edition 6-track picture disc LP including Garden Party, He Knows You Know & Forgotten Sons, clear PVC outer.         ENNIO MORRICONE La Battaglia Di Algeri / Queimada / Ogro Factory sealed 1982 Italian 21-track vinyl […read more…]

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Monday’s Scorching Top Items! Including The Small Faces ‘Ogden’s’ On Lilac Immediate Label, Olivia Newton John On Red Vinyl, Metallica Promotional-only 7″ And A Fully Autographed Alice Cooper Box Set!

November 14, 2011 sleevenotes 0

SMALL FACES Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake Rare original 1968 UK 12-track MONO LP on the lilac Immediate label, superb die-cut circular fold-out picture sleeve. Ths copy is in amazing condition with very little evident wear to the sleeve & few signs of play to the disc.     OLIVIA NEWTON […read more…]

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Thursday’s Top Items! Including A Rare Michael Jackson DVD-R Set, Metallica For $5.98, Madonna True Blue On Clear Vinyl And Frank Zappa And Captain Beefheart’s Combo Album Bongo Fury On Vinyl!

November 3, 2011 sleevenotes 0

MICHAEL JACKSON Michael Jackson's Vision Official 2010 US MJJ Productions/Epic/Legacy label promotional All Region NTSC THREE DVD-R acetate set. Featuring the complete collection of all 35 of the short films produced by Michael during his careeras a solo artist – 10 of which are appearing on DVD for the first […read more…]

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Thursday’s Top Items! Including An Intriguingly Titled 1973 Blues Compilation, Hardcore/Punk/Stoner/Metal Mashup With Corrosion Of Conformity And Metallica’s Immense Master Of Puppets 2-LP Set!

October 20, 2011 sleevenotes 0

VARIOUS Please Warm My Weiner Rare original 1973 US 14-track vinyl LP compilation of early historic blues recordings from the likes of Yazoo All Stars, Whistling Bob Howe & Frankie Griggs, Hokum Boys, Papa Charlie Jackson & more. The picture sleeve could only be the work of Sir Robert Crumb! […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Top Items – Grab A Hat And Hang Onto It! We Have A Hum-Dinger For You: Metallica Award, Two Who Demos And A Rare-As-Hens-Teeth Beatles Demo! Wowzas!

October 12, 2011 sleevenotes 0

METALLICA Metallica – The Black Album Official 1993 TWELVE-TIMES PLATINUM in-house Worldwide Sales Award presented by the band in appreciation for helping make the album the biggest of the 90's. This stunning and unique award measures a huge 42”x 35” in size and is expertly framed and glazed and features […read more…]

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Thursday’s Top Three! Including A RARE Promo Madonna 12″, Metallica In A Can And A Cool Rolling Stones Blanket!

October 6, 2011 sleevenotes 1

MADONNA Bedtime Story – Chapter II Remixes Rare 1995 US 4-track promotional-only 12" vinyl single exclusively distributed to select DJs and influential radio programmers, featuring 4 otherwise unreleased remix versions. Unlike the commercially released Junior Vasquez and Orbital remixes, these have been reworked in a house-style by the legendary Mark […read more…]

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Wednesday’s Top Items! Including A French Limited Edition Deluxe Metallica Set, Johnny Hodges Rare Homage to The Duke, Japanese U2 Picture CD Single And An Excellent Led Zeppelin Early 80’s Offering!

July 20, 2011 sleevenotes 0

METALLICA Français Pour Une Nuit Rare deleted 2009 French exclusive limited 'Collector Deluxe Edition' set, comprised of All Region NTSC DVD, capturing the legendary rockers live at Arenes de Nimes, France on 7th July 2009 featuring over2 hours of dynamite performance, plus band interviews and 5 videos shot by the […read more…]

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Monday’s Top Items! Including A Japanese Exported Limited Edition Pet Shop Boys CD, A Depeche Mode Double CD Set, A Gold Disc David Bowie And An Audiophile Metallica Boxset!

July 18, 2011 sleevenotes 0

PET SHOP BOYS Very Relentless 1993 Japanese export issue of the UK limited edition 18-track 2-CD album pack including bonus 6-track 'Relentless' CD of exclusive dance tracks featuring My Head Is Spinning, Forever In Love, KDX 125, We Came From Outer Space, The Man Who Has Everything & OneThing Leads […read more…]

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Friday’s Top Three! Including An Ultra Rare Michael Jackson 7″, A Platinum Metallica Award And A ‘Smells Like Vinyl Rarity’ Nirvana!

July 1, 2011 sleevenotes 0

MICHAEL JACKSON Billie Jean Extremely Rare 1982 US 2-track 7" vinyl single AUTOGRAPHED by Michael Jackson in-person at Tower Records Sunset Boulevard store, apparently MJ's favourite West Hollywood store to go record shopping himself as Tower would keep the store open for him after their traditional midnight opening days! Also […read more…]

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Monday’s Scorching Top Items! Including Stunning Japanese Jimi Hendrix And The Beatles Pressings As Well as An Uber-Cool ‘Flaming’ Metallica Hockey Jersey!

June 27, 2011 sleevenotes 0

JIMI HENDRIX Legacy Original Japanese 23-track red Polydor label vinyl 2-LP manufactured by Nippon Grammophon, housed in a heavy card gatefold picture sleeve with integral 4-page lyric booklet and original pink obi-strip with black & white text.This copy is a superb example in pristine condition throughout with MINT vinyl discs […read more…]

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Thursday’s Top Three – A METALLICA SPECIAL!

April 21, 2011 sleevenotes 0

METALLICA Ride The Lightning Mega rare original 1984 UK AUTOGRAPHED 8-track Music For Nations 1st pressing vinyl LP pressed in France with biege label, housed in a non-barcode picture sleeve complete with inner lyric sleeve. This copy has been signed clearly on the back cover by the late great Cliff […read more…]