Vinyl Records are a weapon found in Dead Rising 2. It is plastic discs for storing and playing back music, which Chuck can use as an improvised weapon. The records shatter on impact, stumbling encroaching zombies but otherwise inflicting no damage at all.


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  • Main: Tap X/Square to throw the Vinyl Records.


The Sidewinder actual record

Actual record cover is the same is insert

  • The vinyl record is "The Sidewinder" by Lee Morgan, an actual record released in 1963 and the actual album cover art is used in the weapon model.
  • Lee Morgan, Joe Henderson, Barry Harris, Bob Crenshaw and Billy Higgins are all real-life musicians and may by association with this item, be said to exist in the Dead Rising universe. This, along with the Playboy Magazine, are one of the very rare examples of real-life persons or entities also existing in the DR Universe.

Weapon Animations
Animation name Animation shared with
  1. Arrow explosive -- Blambow?
  2. ATM bankrun -- Bank Run?
  3. Bazooka Bike
  4. ChainLink
  5. Golfball - Golf Club
  6. Gumball Machine
  7. Intestine
  8. Tenderizers
  9. Plates
  10. Holy Arms
  11. Vinyl Records
  12. Training Sword
  13. Small Vase



See also

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