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Krimewatch s/t 7"

added by Alex Deller on Thursday June 22 2017 in New Releases

Static Shock have released a 7" from Krimewatch, who just played some gigs this side of the pond. The label says: "New York City's Krimewatch are one of the most exciting bands to emerge from hardcore in the last year. The five tracks on this EP are a combination of Japanese punk and early NYHC; keeping it simple with shouted vocals (in both Japanese and English) and driving beats. This 7" is the bands first recordings, now remastered and pressed on vinyl to coincide with their just completed UK / Euro tour."

link: staticshockrecords.limitedrun.com

Wolfbeast Destroyer / This Ends Here - split tape

added by Alex Deller on Thursday June 22 2017 in New Releases

Two types of D-beat on one tape. One band from Boston, not Boston and one from Bristol. It comes to us courtesy of Prejudice Me, Never Fall Into Silence and Fenland Hardcore Collective.

link: thisendshere.bandcamp.com/album/this-ends-here-wolfbeast-destroyer-split

New Beach Fossils

added by Oli Saunders on Monday May 29 2017 in New Releases

Beach Fossils' new album Somersault comes out June 2nd. At the time of writing there are five tracks available to stream on Bandcamp. They are due to tour the UK in August:

Aug 26 - Headrow House & Belgrave Music Hall - Leeds, UK
Aug 27 - Hardly a Party - Bristol, UK
Aug 30 - Oslo Hackney - London, UK
Sep 02 - O2 Ritz Manchester - Manchester, UK

link: https://beachfo.bandcamp.com/

Sievehead - 'Worthless Soul' LP pre-order

added by Alex Deller on Friday April 28 2017 in Pre-orders

Static Shock are taking pre-orders for the new Sievehead LP, which is called 'Worthless Soul'. Here's the blurb: "Representing Sheffield's DIY beacon, The Lughole comes the modern punk band of everyone's dreams. Since the release of 'Into The Blue' on Evil Hoodoo/Milk Run and their 'Buried Beneath' 7" on Static Shock Records, Sievehead have had their praise splattered left, right and centre. Drawing heavily from their UK punk/hardcore roots, adding layers of shimmering guitar and vocals that would make Danzig, Wayne Kramer or DFL shiver, the lads from Arundel Street have created a futuristic punk sound so suited to the current bleakness of the developing neo-liberal landscape, that when listened to on the street you can almost feel your feet leave the ground and float in an impenetrable state of defiance. Now armed with their new LP 'Worthless Soul', they're ready to destroy and conquer everything and everyone in their path."

link: staticshockrecords.limitedrun.com

Violent Pacifists CD and 7"

added by Alex Deller on Thursday April 27 2017 in New Releases

Violent are a hardcore band from Dundee playing music of the short/fast/loud variety. They have a CDEP out now and a 7" available for pre-order. The former has 39 songs on it and the latter 40, and we can only assume that barring that one extra song that it's the same stuff on each, because anything else would just be insanity.

link: everydaymadnesseverydayrecords.bigcartel.com

Kaleidoscope - 'Neurosonic Data Collection' cassette

added by Alex Deller on Thursday April 20 2017 in New Releases

Kaleidoscope are a really, really interesting band and Outsider Tapes have released a comp cassette which brings together a bunch of their miscellany. The label says: "This band is definitely the most interesting and fascinating outfit from NYC's creative punk scene in the last few years. Kaleidoscope's approach to making music has a big appetite for experimentation and merging a wide range of different genres which are rarely represented in punk. Armed with outer space and esoteric sounds, psychedelia, jazzy parts, fat beats and noise, the band is apsolutely breaking the norms and making unique music that actually sounds like a logical continuitation of their previous bands, Deformity, Ivy and JJ Doll. This is future punk!"

link: livinginadoomtown.bigcartel.com