Cargo Records autctions rare vinyl test pressings for charity

Cargo Records releases rare vinyl test pressings from artists including Johnny Cash and Stairway to Sally

Cargo Records is mainly a label and distributor, but they’ve also been running a vinyl pressing plant on the side, for among others Sub Pop, Roadrunner Records and Nuclear Blast. And with every vinyl pressing there’s always a test pressing – and so through the years a whole load of these have mounted up in the Cargo Records offices. Now Cargo have decided to auction off a whole  load of these extremely rare test pressings on ebay – with the money going to help feed homeless people in Wuppertal and to the Berlin Archive of Youth Culture, starting off this week with:

Nightwish – Ocean Born
The Fright – The Fright
Knuckledust – Bluffs, Lies & Alibis
Born From Pain – The New Future
Dream Theater – A Dramatic Turn Of Events
Black Stone Cherry – Between The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea
Opeth – Heritage
Alter Bridge – III
Megadeth – Endgame
Mastodon – The Hunter
Machine Head – Unto The Locust
Figurines – Figurines
Less Than Jake – Greetings and Salutations
Art Brut – Art Brut vs Satan
Der Fall Böse – Die Ganze Nacht
Dum Dum Girls – End of Daze EP
Subway to Sally – Kreuzfeuer
Jonny Cash – Rock Island Line
Japanische Kampfhörspiele – Bilder Fressen Storm

The kick-off price is 1€, and the whole thing is going down at:

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