What’s Selling: Rockzone Records

Categories: What's Selling

By Benjamin Leatherman

Rockzone Records, 1721 East Warner Road in Tempe, isn’t your typical music store. It’s more of a haven for vinyl junkies like our music columnist Steve Jansen, who prefer their sounds to flow from an old-school needle and groove instead of some new-fangled iPod or CD player. Almost 90 percent of the Rockzone’s stock consists of albums on wax, so as such, a majority of their top 10 best sellers are records. Here’s a list of what’s getting bought (with an * indicating it’s the LP version).


1. Motley Crue, Saints of Los Angeles (Eleven Seven Music)
2. Metallica, Kill ‘Em All re-issue (Warner Bros.) *
3. Portishead, Third (Mercury) *
4. Madonna, Hard Candy (Reprise)
5. Van Morrison, Keep it Simple (Reprise) *
6. Radiohead, In Rainbows (ATO) *
7. Eddie Vedder, Music for the motion picture Into The Wild (J-Records) *
8. The Raconteurs, Consolers of the Lonely (Warner Brothers) *
9. Kate Nash, Made of Bricks (Interscope)
10. Alanis Morissette, Flavors of Entanglement (Warner Bros.)

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