Another stellar RECORD OF THE WEEK Blog here, so get ready!
GREEN DEATH formed in September of 2012, going on to release 2 EPs before their debut album In 2013. GREEN DEATH’S final line-up formed shortly after the first album release, and their tireless work ethic has helped them generate a buzz, especially with their latest, “Manufacturing Evil”. Outdoing their last release, GD made 4 different version, all splattered, either ‘Gold’, ‘Kelly Green’, ‘Electric Blue’ or ‘Piss Yellow’. Called “a brilliant showcase in metal that gracefully dances in the worlds of thrash, death, and power metal.”, you better pick one of these limited pressings up!
BAND NAME: Green Death
BAND WEBSITE: www.greendeathband.com
LABEL NAME: Confuse & Offend Records
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With the band’s debut album on PAPER BAG RECORDS, YOUNG RIVAL’s latest LP is here and looking hot! “Interior Light” started as a bag of songs and was worked over again and again until it was more “Young Rival” than YOUNG RIVAL has ever been before. Plus, check out the Obi strip, the super thick jacket and either “Hot Pink” with or without ‘Cyan’ haze. Available for preorder now!
BAND NAME: Young Rival
BAND WEBSITE: www.youngrival.com
LABEL NAME: Paper Bag Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.paperbagrecords.com
UNDESIRABLE PEOPLE formed in 2010. After relentless DIY touring throughout the eastern United States and three self released EPs, the Detroit quartet presents its debut LP, “Eternal Vision of a Blind future”. UNDESIRABLE PEOPLE is currently on tour in support of the record and will be touring to the upper peninsula of Michigan this October. They’re sure to be selling these ‘Grimace Purple’ and splatter records, so go pick one up from them at a show!
BAND NAME: undesirable people
BAND WEBSITE: www.stayundesirable.org
Formed by Brian Mclelland & Lisa Mungo and later joined by Mike Sparks & John O’Connell, Seattle’s HE WHOSE OX IS GORED has been raising the brows of the underground masses with their eclectic, oft trance-inducing fusion of doom, prog rock, post hardcore and psychedelic shoegaze since their inception in 2009. Just in time for their upcoming tour, “The Camel, The Lion, The Child” is now available on BLEEDING LIGHT RECORDS!! Get a load of this gatefold wrapped double LP in either classic ‘Black’, ‘Deep Purple’ or our favorite the ‘Beer’ with black splatter version!
BAND NAME: He Whose Ox Is Gored
BAND WEBSITE: www.hwoig.com
LABEL NAME: Bleeding Light Records
LABEL WEBSITE: http://bleedinglightrecords.bigcartel.com/
MINIMAL WAVE surpass themselves with this illuminating survey of Japanese artist TOMO AKIKAWABAYA, compiling both ‘The Castle’ (1984) and ‘Anju’ (1985), officially sourced from his private archive and remastered to the artist’s specifications. It remains to say that this record is a portal to realms of pop sophistication and expression that you really don’t hear every day, or even year, for that matter. It’s hugely recommended, whether you get the ‘Black’ and ‘White’ set of discs with or without haze. Go to MINIMAL WAVE now!!
BAND NAME: Tomo Akikawabaya
BAND WEBSITE: http://minimalwave.com/artists/artist/tomo-akikawabaya
LABEL NAME: Minimal Wave
LABEL WEBSITE: http://minimalwave.com
HELVETIA, led by Built To Spill bassist Jason Albertini, has announced its new LP, “Dromomania”, out October 2nd on JOYFUL NOISE RECORDS. The band’s first release since 2012’s “Nothing In Rambling”, it’s currently available for preorder with 500 VIP copies available with the ‘Black’ and ‘Ultra Clear’ Half-N-Half version. HELVETIA just started up a whirl wind tour, but if you miss it JOYFUL NOISE can get you set up now!
BAND NAME: Helvetia
BAND WEBSITE: http://helvetiaband.com/
LABEL NAME: Joyful Noise Recordings
LABEL WEBSITE: http://www.joyfulnoiserecordings.com/
Formed in 1999, Austin-based BROKEN TEETH are on a mission to bring a high-voltage dose of heavy, no-nonsense rock-n-roll to all the people of the world. The band has been a global powerhouse over the course of five albums, and are poised to unleash their sixth slab of razor sharp rock, simply entitled ‘Bulldozer’ on October 23, 2015. TEXAS METAL UNDERGROUND is dropping these off, a ‘Sea Blue’ version, a ‘Swamp Green’ version, or the unfortunately not pictured ‘Coke Bottle; version with splatter. TMU is your hookup!
BAND NAME: Broken Teeth
BAND WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/TheDeathless?fref=ts
LABEL NAME: TMU RECORDS
LABEL WEBSITE: www.tmurecords.com
THE GLITCH MOB is an Los Angeles-based trio comprising Justin Boreta, Ed Ma, and Joshua Mayer. Just coming off a TWO year tour, they continue their forward movement into 2015. Together, they’ve combined their different skills and aesthetics into the compellingly collaged whole that has become one of the most beloved live electronic acts, and distinctive recording artists, working today. GLASS AIR brings you “Piece Of The Indestructible EP” A ‘Gold’ with splatter record with an etching on the B Side. GLASS AIR can get you your fix now!
BAND NAME: The Glitch Mob
BAND WEBSITE: www.TheGlitchMob.com
LABEL NAME: Glass Air
LABEL WEBSITE: www.GlassAirRecords.com
SHELFLIFE, in partnership with CLAIRECORDS, brings you at long last the vinyl edition of AIRIEL’S “Winks and Kisses”. This four EP collection is housed in a deluxe triple gatefold sleeve with three heavy weight LPs, each in a unique color , ‘Electric Blue’, ‘Milky Clear’ and classic ‘Black’. Limited to just 500 copies world-wide, this long out of print album WILL be sold out soon, so you best hurry!
BAND NAME: Airiel
BAND WEBSITE: Airiel.com
LABEL NAME: Shelflife / Clairecords
LABEL WEBSITE: www.shelflife.com
The most dangerous punk band in Russia, SVETLANA joins forces with upstart Vegas punks NEW COLD WAR on this split 7 inch EP out on SQUIDHAT RECORDS! No strangers to this blog, the Las Vegas based SQUIDHAT just keeps pumping out the jams and shows no signs of stopping! This latest limited 7” release features the best of East meets West. Get some while you still can!
BAND NAME: New Cold War & The Svetlanas
BAND WEBSITE: http://newcoldwarlv.com – http://www.svetlanas.su
LABEL NAME: SquidHat Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.squidhat.com
A limited edition EP featuring four tracks from HORRORHOUND RECORDS artists THE BIG BAD, HARLEY POE, FOR THE WOLF, and THE LOVELESS. This release includes all-new “cover” recordings of songs made famous for their appearance in such feature films as Dawn of the Dead ’04, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, and Gremlins. Get “HorrorHound Presents: Horror Party” before this limited run ‘Silver’ EP sells out!
BAND NAME: The Big Bad, Harley Poe, For the Wolf, The Loveless
LABEL NAME: HorrorHound Records
LABEL WEBSITE: www.horrorhoundrecords.com
Same time next week!