Cyber Monday breakdown, the top deals in heavy music
UPDATED: We will continue to update this page throughout the weekend and Cyber Monday. Keep in mind, some of the companies/brands/outlets or deals we post may no longer be active depending on the date.
Here are the top deals we've found for Black and Cyber Monday in the realm of hardcore and metal. We don't receive any commission or kickback from the links provided below.
Keep an eye on this article for additional deals as we discover them. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back later for updates.
Closed Casket Activities
Enjoy 30% off everything outside pre-orders and select new items at Close Casket Activities webstore from now until Monday (11/27/23) evening at Midnight. (Includes Maggot Stomp's store throught CCA)
Dark Descent Records
Dark Descent is offering $20 off their EU store with code "BLACKFRIDAY" through Sunday.
Record label Daze is giving 20% off store-wide with the code "BLACKFRIDAY2023" at checkout. Turns out, if you order more than $150 worth of gear, they'll give you 25% off instead. The sale will end at Midnight ET on Monday, November 27th.
Daze-style.com will take you to the shop.
This year Deathwish Inc. is offering 20% discount storewide with the code "BF2023" from
11/22 to 11/27 (Begins 9am EST - Ends 11:59pm EST). Excludes pre-orders, subscriptions, and select items.
For another year Decibel Magazine is running their Black Friday special this weekend, purchase a 12 or 24 month subscription and receive 2 FREE issues.
Find our more here.
Earache Records is currently running their biggest x-mas sale ever; right now you can save on Vinyl, CDs, T-shirts, Longsleeves, and Hoodies.
From now until Monday you can save 20% on all vinyl and 50% off CDs and digital downloads for Facedown Records Thanksgiving week sale.
San Francisco-based dark music label The Flenser is offering up to 25% off selected items. The sale applies to select new items, test pressings, and rare items. The label is also offering a few mystery items, should you feel like gambling. The sale takes place until 11/27.
You can go to nowflensing.com to browse the merchandise.
At hardcore label Goodfight Music you can use code "EVERYTHINGWENTBLACK" to receive a 25% discount at checkout on select items.
Guitar Center is running Black Friday deals that are up to 40% off some of their top-selling items until next Wednesday, November, 29th 2023. Click the link to see which items fall under their sale.
Heavy Music Artwork
European book purveyor Heavy Music Artwork is offering 10% off their entire store with the code "HEAVY10" and it looks like you can combine that discount with sale items. An additional 5% off is available on soft goods including t-shirts and hoodies with code "MERCH15".
You can find the deals at heavymusicartwork.com.
For Black Friday, Iodine Recordings is offering 20% off everything by using code "BF2023".
Their store can be reached at iodinerecords.com.
This year M-Theory Audio has $5 CDs, with some marked as low as $1, and $10 vinyl. Their sale runs through the 27th at midnight. The label assures buyers not to be put off by high postage through their webstore, as they will offer refunds or discounts on request.
All discounts can be found at m-theoryaudio.com/store.
Metal Blade Records
It may not be for the post Thanksgiving shopping rush, but Metal Blade Records is currently running a 'Holiday Sale' in which they are offering up to sometimes 80% off on merch, vinyl, box sets, and more you can drop some serious coin on.
Night Shift Merch
Something interesting happening at Night Shift Merch where they're offering a "Spin To Win" for a chance at up to 20% off. We noticed, however, in the fine print, if you use code "FUNSPONGE" you'll get 20% off any way you slice it. Still, you should sign up for their email list and give the wheel a spin, for fun.
Additionally, it looks like they're giving away $10-$50 gift cards for spending anywhere from $100 to up to $350 on merch. These deals end on Monday at Midnight PT / Tuesday 3am ET.
Go to nightshiftmerch.com to pick up these deals
No Sleep Records
No Sleep Records is offering up to 50% off music, 15% off clothing, and 30% off miscellaneous items. Like with most of the record shops, discounts will not apply to pre-order merchandise.
Their shop is located at nosleeprecords.com.
Nuclear Blast Records
This year Nuclear Blast is offering up to 50% on select items. No bulk discounts or codes involved here. You'll simply have to head over to the shop and see what's on sale. This one runs until November 27th at 11:59pm PT.
Head over to shop.nuclearblast.com to browse their wares.
Nuclear War Now!
Black metal record label Nuclear War Now! is having an end-of-year mega sale. Save 20% to 50% on almost everything in the shop. This sale will end whenever they feel like it.
Deals are located at shop.nwnprod.com.
Profound Lore Records
A Black Friday sale is now live through Monday at Profound Lore Records. 25% off selected items. No codes needed, the discount will be automatically applied at checkout.
Each item on sale can be found at profoundlorerecords.merchtable.com/sale.
All vinyl and merch is 25% off at Pure Noise Records. Additionally, CDs are buy one get one free. The sale is slated to run through Monday, November 27th. You'll have to pick up already-in-stock items though, as this sale excludes pre-order items.
Head over to purenoise.merchnow.com to find these discounts.
Relapse Records is offering select vinyl as low as $4.99. There are also deals for $5 CDs, $6 double CDs, and $4.99 cassettes. All pricing at Relapse is flate rate pricing, so no coupon is needed. Like Pure Noise, no discounts apply to pre-order items.
The official Relapse store can be found at relapse.com.
All weekend long Rev HQ is offering up to 75% on select items, including records from Flatspot Records and Iodine Recordings.
Rockabilia is running a 25% off sale through the weekend. The sale is on EVERYTHING except grab bags and gift cards. Make sure you head over there and grab you a Slayer or Justin Bieber shirt.
Season Of Mist
Celebrate Black Friday and Cyber Monday with Season of Mist! From November 24th to 27th, all Season of Mist CDs, LPs, cassettes, DVDs, and merch items released before last September 1st are between 20% and 85% off! First come, first served, for 4 days only.
In perhaps the best all-around deal here we have Smartpunk Records, who is offering 40% off on any and all merchandise, storewide. There is no coupon needed to access the deal. The discount runs through Monday, November 27th at 11:59pm ET.
To coincide with Black Friday, Smartpunk has also kicked off its new Record Club, wherein for $350 plus shipping you'll get all 2024 label releases. That includes quarterly shipments of 3 records or more, exclusive merch, additional discounts, and bonuses.
Smartpunk's online shop is located at smartpunkshop.com.
All weekend long you can save up to 75% on select items over at Sweetwater.
Metal video streaming platform Thunderflix is offering 50% off its service, which typically runs $6.66/mo, for new subscribers for the first three months of service. To get the $3.33/mo deal, simply use the code "BLACKFRIDAY666" and be sure to select the monthly option during checkout.
The streaming service can be accessed at thunderflix.com.
Triple B Records
Over at hardcore label Triple B Records, you can get 20% off store-wide with no discount code needed. Plus they are offering a mystery box which includes at least 1 shirt and 10 vinyl records. According to the label, these mystery boxes are already over half way sold out. Their sale runs through November 26th.
If you're feeling lucky, head to triplebrecords.net to grab these deals.