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Test presses are like the holy grail to most hardcore collectors it seems, I can take em or leave em usually, but I've managed to get some at a pretty good deal over the years.

Here's what I got:

Tuesday - Freewheelin' LP

Death Wish Kids - 1st 7"

Death Wish Kids - There's Nothing....

Murder City Devils / Glucifer 7"

Murder City Devils - Thelma 10"

Pretty Girls Make Graves - Sub Pop 7"

Pretty Girls Make Graves - Sad Girls 7"

I also have New Order and Joy Division tests, but there were hundreds pressed and most were used as radio station promos.

What all you got?

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Test presses are like the holy grail to most hardcore collectors it seems, I can take em or leave em usually, but I've managed to get some at a pretty good deal over the years.

Here's what I got:

Tuesday - Freewheelin' LP

Death Wish Kids - 1st 7"

Death Wish Kids - There's Nothing....

Murder City Devils / Glucifer 7"

Murder City Devils - Thelma 10"

Pretty Girls Make Graves - Sub Pop 7"

Pretty Girls Make Graves - Sad Girls 7"

I also have New Order and Joy Division tests, but there were hundreds pressed and most were used as radio station promos.

What all you got?

DANG!

how did you get the MCD ones?

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I don't have too many. The only one I can think of right now is that Doomriders thing Magic Bullet put out a few years back.

I have one of those as well, I forgot all about that since it was something I didn't have to bid or trade for.

I got the Hookers (pre-Murder City Devils) test the same way, the first 20 preorders got one on White.

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Test presses are like the holy grail to most hardcore collectors it seems, I can take em or leave em usually, but I've managed to get some at a pretty good deal over the years.

Here's what I got:

Tuesday - Freewheelin' LP

Death Wish Kids - 1st 7"

Death Wish Kids - There's Nothing....

Murder City Devils / Glucifer 7"

Murder City Devils - Thelma 10"

Pretty Girls Make Graves - Sub Pop 7"

Pretty Girls Make Graves - Sad Girls 7"

I also have New Order and Joy Division tests, but there were hundreds pressed and most were used as radio station promos.

What all you got?

high five on that Tuesday record.

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the only one i've got is the old man gloom - 'christmas' 2LP. HydraHead was selling a limited number of 50 on christmas morning. I remember waking up early and refreshing the page until it showed up.

i remember when deathwish put a whole bunch of test presses up on ebay. i tried to get some of those but the prices went way way up quick.

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against me rar - B-side Only *Test Press*

against me rar - blue cloth cover *Test Press*

against me rar - red cloth cover *Test Press*

against me cav eternal 7" *Test Press*

against me sinik florida 7" *Test Press*

defiance ohio - the great depression LP *Test Press*

V/A Riot Ska 2xLP *Test Press*

and I had a Me first and the gimme gimmes - stevens 7" * Test Press* but traded it.

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man, until this board i didn't even know people bought test presses. i still don't even know where you get them, aside from ebay.

i have so much to learn.

If you are into No Idea bands, they have some available at their website

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They Might Be Giants - twisting (i think this is only available as a test, as ive never seen the real single)

Atom and His Package - Making Love

Atom and His Package - A Society of People Named Elihu

Fracture - Discography

Against Me! - Reinventing Axl Rose - rejected test

Against Me! - Reinventing Axl Rose - B Side Only

Against Me! - Reinventing Axl Rose - Red Cloth Cover

Against Me! - Reinventing Axl Rose - Blue Cloth Cover

Against Me! - Sink Florida Sink

Against Me! - Cavalier Eternal

Alkaline Trio - I lied My Face Off

Bomb the Music Industry! / Rick Johnson 7"

Bomb the Music Industry! - To Leave or Die in Long Island

Bomb the Music Industry! - Goodbye Cool World rejected

Bomb the Music Industry! - Goodbye Cool World

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108: threefold misery (Lost & Found)

Abnegation: s/t (Catalyst)

Abnegation/Chapter: split (+/- Rec)

Appleseed Cast, the: low level owl volumes I+II (Gilead Media)

Blindfold: restrain the thought (Conquer the World)

Chokehold: prison of hope (Conquer the World)

Coalesce: there is nothing new under the sun (Hydra Head)

Earth Crisis: breed the killers (Equal Vision)

Empathy: of innocence... (Element Records)

Empathy: under the lost smile (Conquer the World)

in the mail:

Culture: born of you (Conquer the World)

Dead Hearts: bitter verses (Round 2)

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fall of troy, the - doppelganger [test press black #1 of 15]

get up kids, the / coalesce - split [test press black]

get up kids, the - loveteller [test press blue/black #12 of 12]

get up kids, the - red letter day [test press black]

get up kids, the - four minute mile [test press black of 6]

reggie and the full effect - promotional copy [test press black]

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