By Camran Ferrier
At this time of year there is a lot to be thankful for, including 4 new adaptations from some of the most influential musicians within the sphere of rock and roll! Here are some re-releases to catch before the end of the year, which ones are you most looking forward to hearing?
Iron Maiden - The Book Of Souls Live Chapter
The English six-piece are back on November 17th with a live DVD compromising of their set list this past year from touring ‘The Book of Souls’. From the UK to Australia, Steve Harris and Tony Newton produced an amalgamation of different songs being played in different countries to countless fans at different shows, and if you caught their YouTube live stream on November 11th then this should exciting news. They showcase performances from usual headlining shows like ‘Waken’ to shows halfway around the world in Tokyo. For more information then visit their website here!
Green Day - Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band
November 17th is bringing us another one! Green Day will release their modestly titled album: Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band featuring 22 songs including 2 new tracks encapsulating the bands 31 years together. They describe this, their twelfth album, as ‘the ultimate playlist’ and if you were born anytime around the 90's then this is your trip down memory lane with this iconic threesome. This will be their second ‘Greatest Hits’ album, which is a rare occurrence for any band but Green Day have been one of the most successful of the last 30 years and can boast such an achievement! Check it out here or find it on all music platforms November 17th!
Dimebag Darrell - Dimevision Vol. 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled
An ode to one of the most influential guitar players in heavy metal, Dimevision Vol 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over is being released on November 24th via Metal Blade Records showing the life of the legend, Dimebag Darrell. The DVD/CD will comprise of unseen footage as well as 5 unreleased demos from the former Pantera and Damage Plan guitarist, and you can check out the trailer here on the PledgeMusic campaign website to help support the release and check out the online store for some exclusive merch! This is the second installment, with 2006′s Dimevision Vol 1: That’s The Fun I Have being the first chance for fans to have a look into the life of Dimebag off and on the stage- so make sure you catch this latest one on November 24th!
Avenged Sevenfold – The Stage (Deluxe Edition)
How is this for an early Christmas present? Avenged Sevenfold will release a deluxe edition of their album The Stage on December 22nd after a year of touring worldwide. The re-release will feature 6 cover songs and an original song entitled Dose in addition to the initial 11 tracks, coupled with four live performances of songs from their show at the O2 arena in London. The heavy metal giants have been on incredible form recently, touring around the country with Metallica and headlining the Loudwire Music Awards so make sure you get yourself a copy of this latest edition on iTunes! If that isn’t enough, then be sure to check out our contest giveaway and give yourself a chance of winning a signed copy of The Stage!