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Shadows Fall - Art Balance (RSD Black Friday 2022)

Shadows Fall - Art Balance (RSD Black Friday 2022)

Format: LP

UPC: 632688169566

Release Date: 11/24/22

Condition: N

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Event: BLACK FRIDAY 2022
Release Date: 11/25/2022
Format: LP
Label: M-Theory Audio
Quantity: 2500
Release type: 'RSD First' Release 

The Art of Balance is one of the top-selling albums in the Century Media catalog, and the first in that label's history to reach over 100,000 domestic sales and is now over 250,000. This album cycle saw the band on Ozzfest and Headbangers Ball tour. At the time it included drummer Jason Bittner (now in Overkill). Produced by Zeuss (Hatebreed, Queensryche, The Art of Balance includes fan favorites like "Thoughts Without Words" and "Destroyer of Senses".This 20th anniversary reissue includes a four-panel insert (layout by Tom Bejgrowicz (Misfits, Beastie Boys) with lyrics, credits, photos and liner notes from guitarists Jon Donais (now in Anthrax) and Matt Bachand (Act of Defiance). This RSD Black Friday release, on limited edition colored vinyl with a bonus 7” of two additional songs comes as the band is reuniting end of this year for a special show with talks of more activities next year.

ALBUM TRACK LISTING:
1. Idle Hands
2. Thoughts Without Words
3. Destroyer of Senses
4. Casting Shade
5. Stepping Outside the Circle
6. The Art of Balance
7. Mystery of Spirit
8. The Idiot Box
9. Prelude to Disaster
10. A Fire in Babylon
11. Welcome to the Machine (Pink Floyd cover)7” TRACK LISTING:
“Deadworld” / “This Is My Own” 

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GRADING

Yellow Racket assigns condition based on the Goldmine Standard for grading records.
New (N) (Not typically included in the Goldmine Standard)
New records are purchased directly from the label, distributor, or registered wholesaler. Records are still sealed. Jackets may have slight shelf wear, but media has never been played.
Mint (M)
Still sealed. Never played. No observable flaws.  Items have been purchased secondhand.
Near Mint (NM)
A Near Mint (NM) record will play perfectly, with no imperfections during playback. The record should show no obvious signs of wear.
The cover (and any additional packaging) has no creases, folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable defects.
Very Good Plus (VG+)
A Very Good Plus (VG+) record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
Defects should be more of a cosmetic nature, not affecting the actual playback as a whole. Record surfaces may show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches.
The disc and LP cover may have slight signs of wear, and may be gently marred by spindle marks, paper scuffs, wrinkled corners, etc.
Very Good (VG)
Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG disc. Surface noise will be evident, but will not overpower the music. Disc may have light scratches (deep enough to feel with a fingernail) that will affect the sound.
Labels, jackets, and inserts will have visible cosmetic flaws such as wrinkles, cut-outs, slight splitting, etc. However, it will usually have less than a dozen minor flaws.
Good (G)
A record in Good condition can be played through without skipping. But it will have significant surface noise, scratches, and visible groove wear. A cover or sleeve will have seam splits, especially at the bottom or on the spine. Tape, writing, ring wear, or other defects will be present.
While the record will be playable without skipping, noticeable surface noise and "ticks" will almost certainly accompany the playback. 
Poor (P), Fair (F)
The record may be cracked, badly warped, or won't play through without skipping or repeating. The picture sleeve may be water damaged, split, or heavily marred by wear and writing.
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