Record Store Day pushed back to June due to coronavirus

Record Store Day is the latest music-related event to be affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus.

The annual event, which offers exclusive vinyl in independent record stores, will now take place on June 20. It was previously scheduled for April 18.

“RSD is worldwide and celebrates a record store’s place in their community,” reads a statement from organizers. “As good citizens of those communities we want everyone to be safe, healthy and feel comfortable coming to the party.”

Artists planning to release vinyl on Record Store Day 2020 include Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, My Chemical Romance, Billie Eilish, The Who and The Black Keys.

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