Articles by YOUTH OF TODAY

SXE-HARDCORE. Pissed-off hardcore with a positive message. In 1986, UNDERDOG vocalist Richie Birkenhead joined the band on 2nd guitar. With this lineup, the 1st YOUTH OF TODAY full-length album was recorded, entitled "break down the walls". Pioneers of modern hardcore. They made straight-edge more than just a song. Completely remastered and remixed, this classic album finally sounds as good as it should. Available again with the original Wishingwell Records layout. Colored (gold) vinyl includes a digital download card.

LPcol 17.50€*

 

SXE-HARDCORE. The YOUTH OF TODAY "can't close my eyes" 7" was originally released by Positive Force Records in 1985. It was later reissued as a MLP with an extra song by Caroline/Schism Records in 1988. Now it's available on Revelation Records, completely remastered with new artwork and photos. Features the "can't close my eyes" 7" in its entirety, the extra track from the Caroline/Schism Records and the 5 compilation songs from the "connecticut fun" compilation LP originally released on Incas Records in 1985. CD version includes the 2 songs from the "make it work" 7" compilation originally released on Run It Records in 1985. Colored (blue) vinyl includes a digital download card.

LPcol 17.50€* CD 12.50€*

 

SXE-HARDCORE. From the iconic and unpredictable YOUTH OF TODAY, we've got a fun 7" that was initially released for Record Store Day 2019. "one night stand" was the only cover song ever recorded by YOUTH OF TODAY in studio. This version is YOUTH OF TODAY's take with Ray's signature growl and has only been released on the now out-of-print "revelation 100..." compilation. The b-side is another cover from their 1st tour of Europe in 1989 (with artwork inspired by the Sex Pistols. This is the black vinyl version.

7" 8.50€*

 

SXE-HARDCORE. The final studio recording from this influential sxe-hardcore band. The lyrics on this release have some of the same philosophical and spiritual influences that dominated Ray's next band, SHELTER. This record has all the energy the band is known for with a glimpse into the ideas that led Ray to move on to form SHELTER. Colored (green) vinyl.

7"col 7.50€*

 

SXE-HARDCORE. The songs on the final full-length "we're not in this alone", recorded in 1988, are born from the band's dedication to straight-edge and positive living. Full of energy and inspiration this record was an essential step in the development of hardcore. Completely remastered and designed with tons of rare, previously unissued photos and complete lyrics. CD version includes the "s/t" 7" as bonus tracks. Vinyl comes with the original Caroline Records layout. Colored (green) vinyl includes a digital download card.

LPcol 18.50€* CD 12.50€*