Van Halen's first six albums from the David Lee Roth era will be reissued on both vinyl and Super Audio CD. The reissuing will be happening through "Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab" aka MoFi who has been doing audiophile-quality reissues for a long time.
But for this Van Halen reissuing, MoFi is doing something different. Its "Ultradisc One-Step" process will be incorporated, which means that rather than using a duplicated stamper, the vinyl is cut right from the original lacquer.
The first of the six albums to drop is expected for late 2022 and will be the band's self-titled debut album. There will only be 10,000 copies of each vinyl and they'll sell for $125 each. The more affordable option is the hyrid Super Audio CD which retails for $30.
Van Halen’s self-titled debut will be the first reissue to arrive (ETA late 2022). Each vinyl edition is limited to 10,000 copies and retails for $125. For maximum fidelity, each album is spread across two 180-gram LPs cut at 45 RPM at RTI and housed in a gold-stamped box. The more affordable hybrid SACD versions retail for $30.
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