Black Friday Record Store Day 2018 at Sorry State Records

Black Friday is November 23 this year, and Sorry State is continuing to do what we do best. We'll have the new vinyl you want (including tons of Record Store Day Black Friday exclusive releases), we'll be putting out a ton of used and rare records at our store, and to top it all off we're having a big sale! More info on each of those below:

Record Store Day Black Friday Exclusives

As usual Sorry State will be carrying a wide selection of Record Store Day exclusive releases. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see a list of everything we have ordered for the store. Every year some releases are canceled, don't arrive on time, or are so limited that we are not allocated any copies. Unfortunately we can't guarantee that we'll have any particular item on Black Friday, but this is what we've tried to get. 

We're still checking stuff in as this is written, but here are a few things that have already arrived that we're excited about:


New Used and Rare Stock

We've been acquiring collections like crazy over the past few weeks and we'll be putting out a ton of new used stock for Black Friday. In particular, we have gotten killer collections full of classic rock, a ton of punk and indie, and one of the best jazz collections we've ever gotten, including tons of original pressings of releases on labels like Blue Note, Prestige / New Jazz, and Riverside. Here are some teaser photos:



Online Sale

This year you'll have to enter a discount code in order to participate in the sale. We have two options for you depending on how much you spend:

Enter the code tofurkey to get 15% off nearly everything we have in stock (with the exception of Record Store Day exclusive releases).

If you spend more than $150 on non-RSD exclusive items, enter the code fieldroast to get 25% off any non-RSD items in your cart. And since it's over our $60 free shipping threshold the order also ships for free in the US!

These codes will be active from 12:00am on November 22 until 11:55pm on November 26 Eastern US time. Unfortunately, these discounts cannot be combined with other discount codes. International customers using the hold pile function won't be able to enter the holdpile coupon code, so you'll have to pay for the shipping and we'll refund you later. If this applies to you, please leave a comment on your order and email us so that we don't ship out your order by mistake.

Black Friday weekend is very busy in the store and online, so we apologize in advance if any items you order are out of stock. We'll do our best to keep up with orders to minimize this problem.

Brick and Mortar Sale

For the sale in the brick and mortar store, all discounts will be taken at the register. Here's what we're offering:

15% off any new or used vinyl that's been in the store for more than a month! (Wondering how to tell? If the item's SKU code on the price sticker does not start with 1811 it qualifies for the discount.)

40% off any new or used vinyl that does not have a barcoded price sticker!

50% off all bargain bin items!


In-store customers: We'll open at noon on Black Friday as usual. We cannot hold Record Store Day exclusives for customers, so the best way to get the releases you want is to show up early and stand in line. 

Online customers: As usual, our remaining stock of exclusive releases will be up for sale online as soon as Record Store Day rules allow, which is 8AM Eastern US time on Saturday, November 24. Like always, we've tried to order heavier on the punk and metal-related titles that our typical webstore customers are after, but all remaining stock will be available online. 


A Perfect Circle: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish LP
A$AP Ferg: B-Sides LP
Adam Sandler: What the Hell Happened to Me? LP
Alice Cooper: Live from the Astroturf LP
Babymetal: Distortion / DISTORTION LP
Bauhaus: Press Eject and Give Me the Tape LP
Ben Folds: Mr. Peepers 7"
Blue Cheer: The '67 Demos LP
Blue Oyster Cult: Some Enchanted Evening (Legacy Edition) LP
Bob Marley & the Wailers: Catch a Fire LP
Cheap Trick: The Epic Archive Vol 2 (1980-1983) LP
Chris Cornell: When Bad Does Good 7"
CKY: Too Precious to Kill LP
Curren$y: Pilot Talk, Vol 1 LP
Czarface: Dog Days of Tomorrow 7"
Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds: Live Trax Prism Coffeehouse box set
Dave Matthews Band: Live Trax Charlottesville, VA 2/22/94 box set
David Alexrod: Earth Rot LP
Dead Kennedys: Iguana Studios Rehearsal Sessions LP
Devo: Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo LP picture disc
Dio: Holy Diver Live b/w Electra (Die Cut Logo) EP
Dr. Octagon: Moosebumps LP
Eric Clapton: Happy Xmas 7"
Frank Zappa: We're Only In It For the Money LP
Garbage: Destroying Angels LP
Grateful Dead: Playing in the Band, Seattle, WA 5/21/74 LP
Gravediggaz: 6 Feet Deep LP picture disc
Green River & U-Men: Away in a Manger / Blue Christmas 7"
Guns N Roses: Shadow of Your Love 7"
Hank Williams: The First Recordings, 1938 LP
Herbie Hancock: Flood LP
Iggy & the Stooges: Rare Power LP
Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band: Almost Acoustic LP
Jim Morrison & the Doors: An American Prayer LP + book
Jimi Hendrix Experience: Burning of the Midnight Lamp mono EP
Joan Jett: Bad Reputation (Music from the Motion Picture) LP
John Coltrane: Selections from Both Directions at Once LP
Jose Gonzalez: Veneer (15th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) LP
Judas Priest: Rocka Rolla LP
Keith Richards: Run Rudolph Run (40th Anniversary) 7"
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein: Stranger Things: Halloween Sounds of the Upside Down LP
Lookout! Records: The Lookouting! LP
Madonna: Ray of Light LP
Muddy Waters & Friends: Goin' Way Back LP
Muddy Waters: More Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live LP
Nothing: Blue Line Baby 12"
Paul McCartney: I Don't Know / Come On to Me 7"
Phish: Slip Stitch & Pass LP
Rage Against the Machine: Live & Rare LP
Ramones: Live in Glasgow December 19, 1977 LP
Rockabye Baby!: Lullaby Renditions of Tom Petty LP
Royce Da 5'9": Death Is Certain LP
Sheryl Crow: Tuesday Night Music Club LP
Soul Asylum: The Twin/Tone Years LP
Stone Temple Pilots: Live 2018 LP w/3D glasses
Sublime: Greatest Hits (Matchbook Style Jacket) LP
Sun Ra: Crystal Spears LP
Talking Heads: Remain in Light LP
Tangerine Dream: Livemiles LP
Taylor Swift: Red LP
Taylor Swift: Speak Now LP
The B-52s: Cosmic Thing LP
The Breeders: Safari EP
The Catherine Wheel: Like Cats and Dogs LP
The Flaming Lips: The Mushroom Tapes LP
The Germs: What We Do Is Secret LP
The Goo Goo Dolls: The Audience Is that Way (The Rest of the Show) Vol 2 LP
The Smithereens: B-Sides - The Beatles LP
Toad the Wet Sprocket: S/T LP box set
Tom Morello: The Atlas Underground Instrumentals LP
Type O Negative: Bloody Kisses Expanded Edition LP
Various: Big Star: Small World LP
Violent Femmes: Permanent Record: the Very Best of Violent Femmes
Weezer: Africa Shaped Picture Disc vinyl
Würm: Feast: Exhumed LP
Yes: Time and a Word LP
Zombies: Odyssey & Oracle LP