hi- jacked reality (2011/BLACK WATER)
HARDCORE. Long awaited full-length by one of Portland’s most notoriously dysfunctional hadcore bands. Having previously released a 7" which sold-out immediately and received great reviews. Recorded during the short drug filled haze that was the bands existence these tracks encompass the chaos and energy that was ROTTEN CADAVER. Members from other infamous bands like RELIGIOUS WAR, DEAD SECTION etc.. These guys played a solid mix of fast, early finnish and u.k. hardcore with their own unique twist. Cover art by legendary Japanese artist Sugi!
i'm alone even with you (2015/LÖVELY)
PUNK/GARAGE-ROCK. ROTTEN MIND are releasing their debut album "i'm alone even with you". It's no shocker that the band who is named after a JAY REATARD song got an american styled garage-rock vibe. The 12 tracks album is held together with attitude, punk-rock and melodies that combines everything into an explosive garage-rock sound. ROTTEN MIND is a typical punk band, restless youth with a background in the hardcore-punk band AGENT ATTITUDE. The band is on an everlasting search away from their everyday boredom, continue living fast and in chaos to keep those voices out of the head. "i'm alone even with you" was written under a short period of time that gives the album a special and concentrated feeling. Vinyl includes a digital download card.
consume to contaminate (2006/POWER IT UP/RELAPSE)
GRINDCORE. Formed in 1993, ROTTEN SOUND unleashed their debut album "under pressure" in 1997 and followed the debut with “drain" in 1998. Sami Latva joined ROTTEN SOUND in 2006 to replace the band’s long-time drummer, Kai Hahto. The band was expecting to have a long break, but after Sami joined their line-up, it was decided that instead of a break, ROTTEN SOUND would prepare for their next studio session. During that session in 2006, the band recorded 8 songs, the lyrical content of which once again the handled difficult issues of this globe, with tons of hate thrown around, but always with certain wit and intelligence, not to mention cynicism.
bloody hell (2013/BLACK REBEL)
HARDCORE-PUNK. Hailing from England, here's the debut 7" from ROTTEN UK. This record definitely touches more on the classic Brit-punk sound spectrum, pulling influences from such British greats as G.B.H., ONEWAY SYSTEM, and BROKEN BONES. You'll get 4 sloppy, glue soaked rockers on this one. For fans of spikes, studs, bondage & mohawks. Features members of BLUDWÜLF and RATIONAL ANIMALS.
aealo (2015/BACK ON BLACK)
BLACK-METAL. "aealo" is the 10th full-length album by Greek band ROTTING CHRIST. "aealo" differs from the standard formula that ROTTING CHRIST has developed over the years by bringing in a number of collaborators. This album is everything that makes ROTTING CHRIST great in addition to new influences in the overall. Colored vinyl is limited to 500 copies.
apokathilosis (2013/NUCLEAR WAR NOW)
BLACK-METAL. This collection of ROTTING CHRIST material represents the genesis of the archetypal Greek black-metal sound. To honor ROTTING CHRIST’s legacy, Nuclear War Now presents this LP collection featuring reissues of the "ade's winds" demo and the "dawn of the iconoclast" and "apokathilosis" 7"s. Limited pressing of 400 on black vinyl.
kata ton daimona eaytoy (2015/BACK ON BLACK)
BLACK-METAL. "kata ton daimona eaytoy" is the 11th full-length album by Greek extreme metal band ROTTING CHRIST. Colored vinyl is limited to 500 copies.
thegonia (2015/BACK ON BLACK)
BLACK-METAL. "theogonia" (Greek for "Birth of the gods") is the 9th full-length album by Greek black-metal band ROTTING CHRIST. With "theogonia" ROTTING CHRIST blesses us with their unique brand of black-metal where supreme musicianship and experimentation take centre stage. Each track perfectly crafted with years of experience through changes within the musical ethos of the band. "theogonia" fuses the experimental gothic sound of "a dead poem" with the more primal aggressiveness of the bands earlier releases while surpassing anything the band has released before or after this record. Colored vinyl is limited to 500 copies.
reckoning (2015/PURE NOISE ENTERTAINMENT)
HARDCORE. ROTTING OUT's "reckoning" is a 5-track blast of hardcore delivered in their South-Bay style complete with not one but two CIRCLE JERKS covers. Colored vinyl includes a digital download card.
the wrong way (2013/PURE NOISE ENTERTAINMENT)
HARDCORE. Lots of bands call Los Angeles their home, but few truly represent the city like ROTTING OUT. Raised on the sounds of local heroes SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and PENNYWISE, yet fully indebted to the thriving Southern California hardcore scene, ROTTING OUT has continually created some of the most energetic and captivating hardcore being played today. Vinyl version includes a digital download card.
HARDCORE. ROTTING PALMS hail from the depths of Tampa, keeping true to that cities storied past of heavy and mean hardcore. These young punks take a powerful, plodding approach, focusing on bludgeoning riffs and pounding drums with vocals in the HIS HERO IS GONE school. This is the kind of crust influenced heavy hardcore that makes you close your eyes and bob your head with clenched fists. The package is screenprinted on waste paper.
s/t (2016/SORRY STATE)
PUNK-ROCK. ROUGH KIDS' 2nd full-length for Sorry State is precisely what you want from a follow-up record. Delivering the same infectious combination of hooks and energy that you loved on the 1st album, it nevertheless comes off as more intense and more streamlined than their debut. The songs tend to be shorter and faster but ROUGH KIDS manage to cram even more ideas and more overlapping vocal and guitar hooks into those tighter spaces. This new record reminds of classics like THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES - in the way that it holds onto the classic pop songwriting and sonic nuance of ’77 punk, but ratchets up the density, speed, and urgency to the point where they can complete with the ferocity of the best hardcore bands. Vinyl includes a digital download card.
the state i'm in (2013/SORRY STATE)
PUNK-ROCK. Building on the sound of their previous two 7"s, LA's ROUGH KIDS polish things up for their debut full-length on Sorry State. Benefitting from a bigger, more ambitious sound, ROUGH KIDS trade in classic punk hooks delivered with an intensity that will snare even the toughest hardcore kids. Lovers of '77 punk will flip for the sick Johnny Thunders licks, fans of modern bands like NO HOPE FOR THE KIDS and the OBSERVERS will love the big, dark vocal hooks, and the hardcore kids will bang their fist the entire time. A truly outstanding collection of songs. Vinyl includes a digital download card.
ROWDY ONES / SHRED BUNDY
split (2008/PARTY TIME)
HARDCORE. THE ROWDY ONES are Massachusetts best kept psychotic secret, freaking you out, with tales of skateboarding serial killers, and mental rollacoasters. SHRED BUNDY from New Yorlk puts out a very heavy feeling of destruction, mistrusting anger and the lighter sides of life.
ROXY EPOXY & THE REBOUND
band aids on bullet holes (2009/DAMAGED GOODS)
PUNK-ROCK. Roxy Epoxy made a lasting impact on the punk community in her former band, THE EPOXIES. Now, freshly rejuvenated and ready to tackle the music industry with both fists and a great set of pipes, Roxy embarks on the next chapter of her musical career with her newly-minted band ROXY EPOXY & THE REBOUND. This result is a dynamic album of punkified new-wave and synth-infused punk-rock that stomps when it should skip and gallops when it should sway. The herky-jerky pop BANSHEE-esque goodness hearkens the early anarchic days of the London Underground.