“Truth to Power” Serj Tankian/System of a Down Documentary Streaming Rental out 2/18!

Once again we’ve teamed up with Oscilloscope to offer TRUTH TO POWER, the new doc about System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian! A streaming link will be available to purchase via our website starting Thursday February 18th at 6pm (CST)! Your rental $ helps us out, too!

Check out the trailer here!


Available at February 18th at 6pm (CST)

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Holiday Hours & Food Drive!

Whew! 2020! What a year it has been amirite?! To bring some cheer to the year and help those in need, we’ve partnered with the Food Bank of North Alabama and are having a food drive and it’s going on through the rest of December! Non-perishable items needed most: canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned proteins (beans, tuna, chicken), cereal, breakfast items, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter & jelly, diapers. Or you are welcome to donate monetarily online at www.fbofna.org.

While holiday shopping is coming to an end, please remember that if you need anything shipped or delivered please let us know! Our store is open for in-store shopping and we are also doing curbside pickup if that is your preference! Please note our holiday hours below!


12/23 – Wednesday – 12-6pm
12/24 – Christmas Eve – CLOSED
12/25 – Christmas Day – CLOSED
12/26 – Saturday – 12-5pm

12/30 – Wednesday – 12-6pm
12/31 – New Year’s Eve – CLOSED
1/1 – New Year’s Day – CLOSED
1/2 – Saturday – 12-5pm

Hope everyone has a happy and safe season! We can’t wait to see you all again in 2021! Cheers to a fresh start friends!

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Pearl Jam Italy Screening Rental Now Available!

From December 19th through January 3rd, a pay-per-view HD Video stream of Pearl Jam’s June 26, 2018 show from the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy will be available on Nugs.net. This iconic show features a 39-song setlist lasting over three hours.

The band hopes that their fans can enjoy a holiday season at home by taking a sonic and visual trip to The Eternal City.

“Life is best above the Spanish steps. It means so much to feel at home walking the streets of Rome.”
– Eddie Vedder during the band’s performance of “Daughter” on this night.

Pearl Jam has partnered with Nugs to present this 39- song set, mixed in stereo and 5.1 digital surround sound by Pearl Jam Producer, Josh Evans. This never-seen-before footage was captured using multiple HD cameras by videographer Blue Leach and edited by PJ archivist Kevin Shuss.


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11/27 – Record Store Day Black Friday (12-6pm)

Record Store Day Black Friday is coming up Friday November 27th! We will be open from 12-6pm! Upon opening we will be letting in the first 5-10 people that are in line and that will continue as long as necessary. At the moment our store occupancy is 34 customers per CDC social distancing guidelines. We will have gloves and hand sanitizer available upon entering and masks are required. This is a great day to do some holiday shopping and support local! Please be nice to your fellow shoppers! This event is for music lovers and should be about celebrating music and indie record shops! We ❤️ you #Huntsville!

You can view the list of RSD DROP date releases here:
Record Store Day Drop Releases!

Record Store Day titles are first come first serve and there are no holds or pre-sales on those specific titles. They are also limited to one copy per person on each release. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Instragram accounts for pictures of some of the releases that will be available!

RSVP on Facebook!

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White Riot Documentary Online Streaming Rental!

Britain, late-1970s. Punk is exploding. The country is deeply divided over immigration. The National Front, a far-right political party, is gaining strength as politicians like Enoch Powell push a xenophobic agenda. Outraged by a racist speech from Eric Clapton, music photographer Red Saunders teams up with like-minded creatives to create Rock Against Racism. The RAR zine reports on stories and issues that the mainstream British media ignores, like immigration, the Catholic side of the Northern Ireland conflict, and the police’s controversial “suspected persons,” and speaks directly to the youth of Britain. The National Front begins to strike back, committing acts of violence against RAR supporters, but the momentum spreads virally across the UK and Europe, becoming a grassroots youth movement, while The Clash, Steel Pulse, and other top bands of the day jump on board. White Riot is a moment in time when a generation challenged the status quo, and music changed the world.

Featuring Interviews and Performances by:


ONLINE STREAMING RENTAL LINK HERE: https://www.filmmovementplus.com/products/vertical-house-records-presents-white-riot

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Creem Magazine Documentary Streaming Rental!

Tune in. Drop out. Get loud. With Vertical House Records x CREEM Magazine, as we join together to bring you an exclusive advanced screening of ‘CREEM: America’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll Magazine’ Documentary!

Stay home and party with KISS, Alice Cooper, Joan Jett, and more gods of rock ‘n’ roll! Catch an exclusive screening of ‘CREEM: America’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll Magazine’ on AUGUST 7th! #creem #creem50 #boyhowdy #creemmag


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Bright Eyes “Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was” Preorder / Virtual In-Store!

Preorder the new BRIGHT EYES “Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was” vinyl from us and you will get access to an exclusive virtual in-store on the release day August 21st! Just drop us an email at verticalhouse@gmail.com or stop by the store for pre-order info! The price for the LP version is $22 (includes sales tax) for either the colored version below or standard black vinyl, CD is $14, Cassette is $9. Our store hours are Wednesday-Friday: 12-6pm and Saturday: 12-5pm!

Thanks to Dead Oceans, Noon Chorus, and Secretly Distribution for making this possible!

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ALL I CAN SAY (Blind Melon / Shannon Hoon) Documentary Streaming Rental!

We are glad to participate in the streaming of the new ALL I CAN SAY (BLIND MELON / SHANNON HOON) documentary! Click the link below to rent it from us!!!

Shannon Hoon, lead singer of the rock band Blind Melon, filmed himself from 1990-95 with a Hi8 video camera, recording up until a few hours before his sudden death at the age of 28. His camera was a diary and his closest confidant. In the hundreds of hours of footage, Hoon meticulously documented his life – his family, his creative process, his television, his band’s rise to fame and his struggle with addiction. He filmed his daughter’s birth, and archived the politics and culture of the 90’s, an era right before the internet changed the world. Created with his own footage, voice and music, this intimate autobiography is a prescient exploration of experience and memory in the age of video. It is also Shannon Hoon’s last work, completed 23 years after his death.

You can rent a streaming link and watch the trailer here:


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Other Music Documentary & Vinyl Nation Documentary Streaming Rental!

This Saturday would have been Record Store Day and while we are bummed we can’t see all of your beautiful faces we still wanted to celebrate with you somehow! We are participating in the digital release of two documentaries about vinyl and record stores and the community they create worldwide and on a local level! We will be posting links to two movies “Other Music NYC Documentary” and “Vinyl Nation” that you can rent for a small price. Percentages of all rental sales support us and the filmmakers! The info and trailers to both films are listed below. Both documentary links will be posted Friday and will be available for a short amount of time for your viewing pleasure. 

Other Music Documentary:
Other Music was an influential and uncompromising New York City record store that was vital to the city’s early 2000s indie music scene. But when the store is forced to close its doors due to rent increases, the homogenization of urban culture, and the shift from CDs to downloadable and streaming music, a cultural landmark is lost. Through vibrant storytelling, the documentary captures the record store’s vital role in the musical and cultural life of the city, and highlights the artists whose careers it helped launch including Vampire Weekend, Animal Collective, Interpol, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, William Basinski, Neutral Milk Hotel, Sharon Van Etten, Yo La Tengo and TV On The Radio.

Watch The Trailer here: https://vimeo.com/394019069

Purchase your viewing ticket here!

Vinyl Nation Documentary:
Vinyl Nation is a deep dig into the crates of the vinyl record resurgence to discover what an old technology says about our relationship to music and each other in a divided time in America.

Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/406015222

Purchase your viewing ticket here!

The online screening will be available starting 12 midnight Eastern Sat. April 18 until 11:59 PM Pacific Sun. April 19. We will email ticket purchasers directly via Brown Paper Tickets with the screening URL and password on Fri. April 17. All proceeds will go to Vertical House Records! 

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12/20: Chili Cook-Off & Holiday Party (6-9pm, Free)

It’s time for our (SEVENTH) annual chili cook off and holiday party! Bring a chili to enter if you wanna win prizes! Otherwise just come help us eat all the chili and enjoy some tunes from DJ Kip! It’s all free!

Basic chili toppings will be provided along with utensils and bowls. Feel free to BYOB if you are of age.

RSVP on Facebook!

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