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October 2010 Releases

List of Blu-ray movies, CDs, PlayStation 3 games, and Nintendo DS games to be released in October 2010.

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Kverke.com Top 10s of 2009

Top 10 Metal CDs of 2009

  1. Between the Buried and Me - The Great Misdirect
  2. Alice in Chains - Black Gives Way to Blue
  3. Dååth - The Concealers
  4. Lamb of God - Wrath
  5. Arsonists Get All the Girls - Portals
  6. Megadeth - Endgame
  7. ZAO - Awake?
  8. The Number Twelve Looks Like You - Worse Than Alone
  9. Slayer - World Painted Blood
  10. DevilDriver - Pray for Villains

Top 10 Hip-Hop CDs of 2009

  1. Zion I - The Take Over
  2. The Alchemist - Chemical Warfare
  3. Souls of Mischief - Montezuma’s Revenge
  4. MF Doom - Born Like This
  5. Swollen Members - Armed to the Teeth
  6. Afro Classics - Classic Rock
  7. Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt. II
  8. B-Real - Smoke N Mirrors
  9. Gift of Gab - Escape 2 Mars
  10. The Grouch & Eligh - Say G&E!

Honorable Mentions

(in no particular order)

  • iwrestledabearonce - It’s All Happening
  • Jay-Z - The Blueprint 3
  • The Lonely Island - Incredibad
  • Mastodon - Crack the Skye
  • Peaches - I Feel Cream
  • Afro Classics & Bash Bros. - Workaholics 2
  • GWAR - Lust in Space
  • Seventh Void - Heaven Is Gone
  • CunninLynguists - Strange Journey Volume One
  • Behemoth - Evangelion
  • Eminem - Relapse
  • Brother Ali - Us

November 2009 Releases

November 3


  • Forrest Gump - Sapphire Edition [1994] PG-13
  • James Bond 10-pack Blu-ray Collection [1962-2008] NR
    • Dr. No / From Russia With Love / Goldfinger / Thunderball / Live and Let Die / Moonraker / For Your Eyes Only / The World is Not Enough / Die Another Day / Quantum of Solace
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation - Ultimate Collector’s Edition [1989] PG-13
  • Transformers Gift Set
    • Transformers [2007] PG-13 / Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen [2009] PG-13


  • CunninLynguists - Strange Journey Vol. Two
    • features Substantial, Sean Price, Poison Pen, Deacon The Villain, Geologic, Grieves, Macklemore, E-40, Evidence, and others
    • Track 11 remixed by Blue Sky Black Death, track 13 produced by J-Zone, all others produced by Kno.
  • Gift of Gab - Escape 2 Mars
    • features Del, Brother Ali
  • Masta Ace & Edo G - Arts & Entertainment
    • feat. Large Pro, Posdnuos (De La Soul), Mr. Lif, Akrobatik, KRS One, and others
  • Nile - Those Whom the Gods Detest
  • Overkill - Killbox 13 (reissue)
  • Overkill - RelixIV (reissue)
  • Overkill - Wrecking Everything: Live (reissue)
  • RJD2 - Dead Ringer: The Reissue
    • features Blueprint, Copywrite, and others
    • 2 previously unreleased bonus tracks
  • Slayer - World Painted Blood
  • Themselves - CrownsDown

Video Games

  • Dragon Age: Origins (PS3/Xbox360/PC)

November 10


  • Heat [1995] R
  • Watchmen - The Ultimate Cut [2009] R


  • DOOM (MF Doom) – Unexpected Guests
    • features Talib Kweli, J Dilla, Scienz of Life, Vast Aire, Supafriendz, Masta Killa, Inspectah Deck, GZA, Ghostface, Babu, and others
  • GWAR - America Must Be Destroyed (reissue)
  • King Diamond - House of God (reissue)
  • King Diamond - Voodoo (reissue)
  • Unearth - The March (CD/DVD deluxe reissue)
  • Wu-Tang Meets Indie Vol.2: Enter the Dubstep
    • features Raekwon, Ghostface Killa, RZA, GZA, Method Man, U-God,  Masta Killa, Killah Priest, Bronze Nazareth, Busta Rhymes, MF Doom, Pimp C, Three 6 Mafia, Ras Kass, Vast Aire, Canibus, and others

Video Games

November 17


  • Brüno [2009] R
  • Chasing Amy [1997] R
  • Clerks - 15th Anniversary Edition [1994] R
  • Fight Club [1999] R
  • Kevin Smith 3-Movie Collection [] Not rated
    • Clerks / Chasing Amy / Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
  • Léon: The Professional - Theatrical and Extended Versions [1994] UR
  • Sex, Lies and Videotape [1989] R


  • Devin Townsend - Addicted
  • Factor - Old Souls Volume One
    • Features Luckyiam, Eligh, Awol One, Myka 9, Aesop Rock, Existereo, Barfly, Mickey Avalon, Xzibit, Moka Only, and others
  • Felt (Murs & Slug) – Felt 3: A Tribute to Rosie Perez
    • Produced by Aesop Rock.
  • Ol’ Dirty Bastard - Message to the Other Side
    • An official ODB collection of all new unreleased tracks, featuring RZA, Masta Killah, Method Man and others.
    • Bonus DVD contains a 20-minute excerpt of the soon to be released film about ODB, “Dirty”.
  • Rakim - The Seventh Seal

Video Games

November 24


  • Angels & Demons - Theatrical and Extended Edition [2009]
  • Blood: The Last Vampire [2000] NR
  • Cujo - 25th Anniversary Edition [1983] R
  • Frailty [2001] R
  • Ghost in the Shell 2.0 [1995] NR
  • Ink [2009] NR
  • The Way of the Gun [2000] R


  • The Prime - One-Uppers
    • Luckyiam (Living Legends) & Sapient (Sandpeople)
    • Produced by Sapient.

Video Games

February 2009 Releases

New Blu-ray, CD, DVD, NDS, and PS3 releases for the month of February that seem interesting to me for one or more reasons. If something is too special to come out on a Tuesday like everything else, it’s getting lumped in with the next Tuesday in the list.

February 03, 2009


  • Afro Samurai: Resurrection Director’s Cut [2009]
  • Clerks II [2006]
  • The Cure – Trilogy [2008]
    • Three separate shows at the Tempodrom arena in Berlin
  • Friday the 13th: Unrated Deluxe Edition [1980]
  • Napoleon Dynamite [2004]
  • Office Space: Special Edition with Flair! [1999]
  • Taxi Driver [1976]
  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno [2008]


  • Cannibal CorpseEvisceration Plague - preorder
    • Includes bonus “Making of” DVD
  • Dir En GreyA Knot Of (The End)
  • Sunspot JonzThe Darkside ov Heaven preorder
    • Features The Temper Twins, Myka9, and Luckyiam
  • Sunspot JonzFIGHT, DESTROY, ROCK preorder
    • Features Himself, Myka 9, DWP, Z-Man, Equipto, White Mike, Kwanz, Luckyiam, Moka Only, with production by Sunspot Jonz, Adamatic, Mr. Nemo, Young Kruse, Creasey Buscemi, Nima Fadavi, Moka Only, DJ Fresh, Dirt Nasty, TD, Underrated, Cminus, and Wiz.

February 10, 2009


  • The Boondock Saints [1999]
  • Donnie Darko: Collector’s Edition [2001]
  • Raging Bull [1980]
  • A Time to Kill [1996]


  • 7L & EsotericServe or Suffer
    • All new Esoteric instrumentals
  • Beastie BoysPaul’s Boutique 20th anniversary
  • C-Rayz WalzWho The F%@k Are You?
    • Features Vast Aire, Slug and others.
  • The Lonely Island - Incredibad
  • Napalm DeathTime Waits For No Slave
  • NASAThe Spirit of Apollo
    • Features Chali 2na, Gift of Gab, Z-Trip, Method Man, RZA, KRS-One, Kool Keith, George Clinton, M.I.A., Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Ghostface Killah, and others.
  • Warren GThe G-Files

Nintendo DS


  • F.E.A.R. 2: Project Originvideos
  • Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection – screenshots

    • 720p versions of over 40 classic SEGA games including:
      • Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2 and 3
      • Columns
      • Ecco the Dolphin
      • Shinobi III
      • Space Harrier
      • Streets of Rage
  • X-Bladestrailer

February 17, 2009


  • Kramer vs. Kramer [1979]
  • The Passion of the Christ: The Definitive Edition [2004]
  • Pulp Fiction [1994] import


  • … And You Will Know Us by the Trail of DeadThe Century of Self
  • Odd NosdamT.I.M.E. Soundtrack
  • Zion IThe Takeover
    • Features Brother Ali and others.

Nintendo DS

  • Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bridescreenshots
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon – Feb. 16 – Videos


  • Flower – Feb 12 – videos
  • Street Fighter IV – videos
  • Street Fighter IV Collector’s Edition
    • includes a CD, a mini guide, a figurine, an animated video, and more.

February 24, 2009


  • Akira [1988]
  • The French Connection [1971]
  • The French Connection II [1975]
  • Futurama: Into The Wild Green Yonder [2009]
  • Neil Young : Archives Volume One (1963-1972) [2008]
  • Ronin [1998]


  • B-Real (Cypress Hill) – Smoke N Mirrors
    • Features Buckshot, Snoop Dogg, Too Short, Kurupt, and others.
  • HatebreedFor the Lions
  • Havoc (Mobb Deep) – Hidden Files
  • Kool KeithTashan Dorrsett CD+DVD
  • Lamb of GodWrath
  • Mobb DeepThe Infamous Instros

Nintendo DS


  • The Godfather IIvideos
  • ShellShock 2: Blood Trailstrailer

October 2008 Releases

New Blu-ray, CD, DVD, and PS3 releases for the month of October that seem interesting to me for one or more reasons. If something is too special to come out on a Tuesday like everything else, it’s getting lumped in with the next Tuesday in the list.

October 7


    The 7th Voyage of Sinbad [1958]
    Beetlejuice: 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
    Faces of Death [1978]: 30th Anniversary Edition
    Interview with the Vampire
    The Omen
    The Omen Collection

      (The Omen 666 / The Omen / Damien: Omen II / The Final Conflict)


    Andreas Kisser of Sepultura – Hubris I & II Oct. 6
    CageThe Best & Worst of Cage
    East Coast AvengersPrison Planet

      (Esoteric, Trademarc, DC the Midi Alien)
      Features Freddy Foxxx, Apathy, Celph Titled, and others.
      Dope! Will definitely check this out.
      10/9: It’s sick. I gotta get it!

    Jake OneWhite Van Music

      Double disc. Features Brother Ali, Slug, MF Doom, Busta Rhymes, Alchemist, Evidence, Prodigy, Blueprint, Casual, Keak Da Sneak, Elzhi, Royce Da 5’9, and others.
      10/10: Got a clean copy a couple weeks ago. Was pretty good until the Casual track where there were more lyrics cut out than you could hear. :P

    MadlibRemixes v.2
    MF DoomOperation Doomsday re-release
    These Arms Are SnakesTail Swallower & Dove

      10/8: Listened to it several times today. It’s pretty good. Gonna get it.

    Wu-Tang ClanShaolin Temple soundtrack


    NBA 09 The Inside
    NBA 2K9
    NBA Live 09

October 14


    American Gangster
    Gangsters Giftset (American Gangster / Casino / Eastern Promises)
    Poltergeist: 25th Anniversary Edition
    The Ultimate Matrix Collection

      (The Matrix / The Matrix Reloaded / The Matrix Revolutions / The Animatrix / The Matrix Experience documentary / 35 hours of extra content)


    The Dillinger Escape PlanUnder the Running Board reissue with 10 bonus tracks
    The GiganticsDie Already

      “The Gigantics is a five-man production team assembled by Onry Ozzborn (a.k.a. Reason and Count Draven of Grayskul/Oldominion).”
      Features over 50 independent hip-hop artists including Aesop Rock, Murs, Mr. Lif, Swollen Members, Eligh, Josh Martinez, and Awol One.

    GojiraThe Way of All Flesh
    J RawlsLiquid Crystal Project 2
    The Mighty UnderdogsDroppin’ Science Fiction

      (Gift of Gab, Lateef the Truth Speaker, Headnodic of Crown City Rockers)

    Q-TipThe Renaissance
    Sweatshop UnionWater Street

      Features Moka Only and others.

    UnearthThe March


    Blitz: The League II Oct. 13
    Dead Space
    FIFA Soccer 09
    Golden Axe: Beast Rider
    Rock Revolution
    Saint’s Row 2
    SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation

October 21


    Casino Royale: Collector’s Edition
    Halloween [2007]
    The Incredible Hulk [2008]
    James Bond Blu-ray Collection Six-Pack

      (Die Another Day / Dr. No / For Your Eyes Only / From Russia With Love / Live and Let Die / Thunderball)

    James Bond Blu-ray Collection Three-Pack Vol. 1

      (Die Another Day / Dr. No / Live and Let Die)

    James Bond Blu-ray Collection Three-Pack Vol. 2

      (For Your Eyes Only / From Russia with Love / Thunderball)

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live at Monterey


    AC/DCBlack Ice Wal-Mart exclusive

      10/10: Just listened to it. Definitely AC/DC. Sounds pretty good at the beginning of the album but as it drags on it tends to sound repetitive and poppy. Maybe poopy.


    Rock Band 2 Oct. 19

October 28


    Baraka [1992]
    Blackalicious: 4/20 Live in Seattle [2008]
    Chihuly in the Hotshop [2008]
    Elf [2003]


    AkimboJersey Shores

      Got pushed back over a month. Piss.
      10/7: It’s pretty good, though it tends to drag on towards the end of the songs where they are just jamming over the same riff seemingly endlessly.

    The AlchemistChemical Warfare
    The CureDream 4.13
    DJ BabuDuck Season 3
    Machine HeadThe Blackening Special Ediiton

    This CD/DVD set includes over 2 hours of live performances spanning the globe, including footage from With Full Force, Download and Rock In Rio. In addition, bonus tracks including covers of Metallica’s “Battery” and Iron Maiden’s “Hallowed Be Thy Name”.

    MF DoomBorn Into This

      “Doom’s first full-length solo project in four years, with production by J Dilla and Dangermouse. Guests include Ghostface and Raekwon.”

    ProdigyProduct of the 80s