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Smash is the third studio album by American punk rock band The Offspring. After touring in support of their previous album, Ignition (1992), The Offspring began recording Smash in October 1993 at Track Record in North Hollywood, California. Recording and production were finished two months later, and the album was released on April 8, 1994 on Epitaph Records. Smash incorporates elements of punk rock and grunge. In the United States, Smash has sold over six million copies and has been certified 6x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Peaking at number four on the US Billboard 200, it has sold over 11 million copies worldwide, making it the best-selling independent label album of all time. It was also the first album released on Epitaph Records to obtain gold and platinum status. Smash was The Offspring's introduction into worldwide popularity and critical acclaim, and produced a number of hit singles including the hugely successful "Come Out and Play", "Self Esteem" and "Gotta Get Away" singles. Alongside Bad Religion's Stranger than Fiction, Green Day's Dookie and Rancid's... And Out Come the Wolves, Smash was responsible for bringing punk rock back into mainstream, and helped define the sound of the emerging pop punk scene in the 1990s. As a fan-favorite, the album received generally positive reviews from critics and garnered attention from major labels, including Columbia Records, with whom The Offspring would sign in 1996. Smash is the only release where the band was referred to as "Offspring".
The Offspring - Smash [Remastered]
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Vinyl LP repressing of this 1986 collection from the Punk legends. The compilation is officially titled Misfits, but is commonly referred to as Collection I and was made up as the first half of a pair with the later release of the compilation album Collection II. It includes several versions of songs that are exclusive to this compilation.
Misfits - Misfits  Collection
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Embark on an intergalactic musical odyssey with Sonic Universe's debut album, "It Is What It Is." Corey Glover, acclaimed lead singer of Living Colour, and guitarist Mike Orlando from Adrenaline Mob join forces to explore new sonic dimensions. Recorded at Sonic Stomp Studios in New York City, the album kicks off with the dynamic title track, blending a powerful drumbeat, driving bass lead, and Corey's electrifying vocals.

The standout single, "I Am," delivers a bold declaration of confidence and independence. The band, including TaykwuanJackson on drums and bassist Booker King, showcases a seamless fusion of their talents, culminating in a sound that's both fresh and unmistakably their own. As Living Colourgarners recent international attention, this collaboration with Adrenaline Mob brings forth a brave new world of musical exploration.

Lyrically, the album navigates personal and political themes, creating a rich tapestry that spans punk, funk, metal, and rock. "It Is What It Is" promises to elevate listeners to new heights with its diverse soundscape. Join Sonic Universe on this captivating journey through galaxies and time itself, where each track unfolds a unique chapter in this extraordinary musical universe.

Sonic Universe - It Is What It Is [LP]
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Stitching together the frenzied snarl of gory early 1990s OSDM and eerily plodding doom intonations, COFFINS find no shame in continuing to perfect the vile, derelict strain of dungeon-crawling death-doom for which they are revered." - Invisible Oranges Japan’s COFFINS return with their crushing new full-length album, Sinister Oath. Recorded ahead of the band's 25th anniversary in Tokyo, Sinister Oath further cements COFFINS' legacy as one of the most putrid sounding and uncompromising Old School Death Metal bands in the world. From the chest-pounding, drudgy opening of "Spontaneous Rot" to the hammer-crushing riffage of "Things Infestation" thereafter, Sinister Oath creeps and crawls through a cavernous space firmly rooted in no-frills Death Metal. The band's signature sound is forever-present: equal parts bleak, doomy, crusty, disgusting, and wholly heavy. Featuring album art by Axel Hermann (Asphyx, Bloodbath, Demolition Hammer, Sodom, and more,) Sinister Oath is COFFINS at their most vile!

Coffins - Sinister Oath [Oxblood LP]
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"This is a thick, pummeling exercise in self loathing and meanness"- Decibel Magazine
The UK's IRON MONKEY return with their highly anticipated new album, Spleen and Goad!
On the new album, the legendary band are as uncompromising ever, churning out some of the most gritty-sounding sludge doom in their 25 + year history. Dubbed a "doom sludge vanguard" by The Sludgelord, IRON MONKEY live up to their legacy, absolutely pummelling through each of the 9 tracks on their new album.
 
From the two-ton, heavier-than-anything-else riff opening "Concrete Shock", IRON MONKEY show no signs of easing up; fuzzed out guitars crash against pulse-pound drums, set against vicious, misanthropic snarls and barks. Elsewhere, tracks like the aptly titled "Rat Flag" kicks the band into high gear with palpable fury and malaise.
 
Recorded in their native Nottingham, Spleen and Goad was mastered stateside by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege.
Iron Monkey - SPLEEN AND GOAD [LP]
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New Heaven, INTER ARMA’s latest album, is a compelling testament to perseverance, top to bottom. Its thicket of ever-dense layers of doom, death, and black metal occasionally let bits of light slip in, fleeting reminders to keep going amid the tumult.
 
New Heaven marks a sharp turn for the band, showcasing some of the most extreme and angular songwriting INTER ARMA has ever laid bare. Known for their cinematic take on sludgy, extremely cavernous, and borderline psychedelic Metal, the Richmond band broadens their dynamics by seesawing between piledriving momentum and swirling oblivion. New Heaven crushers and conquers, and illustrates what INTER ARMA can truly be.
 
Take the title track, with its hair-raising lead riff stemming from drummer/songwriter TJ Childers’ challenge to himself to write a nonsensically dissonant part that he ended up loving. The song spirals upward into a punishing Death-Metal march, Meanwhile, vocalist Mike Paparo’s stentorian bellows the bludgeon, above an impossibly complicated web of riffs and rhythms. From the get go, New Heaven and the opening title track eschews any restraint - INTER ARMA is completely unchained.
 
Paparo’s keen and empathetic lyrics about innocent victims of war, addiction, and social apathy affirm that feeling, as a survivor grimaces at the carnage behind him and presses ahead best he can. “You stared into the brutish jaws of strife’s heartless device,” he growls into a chthonic blitz during “The Children the Bombs Overlooked,” a late-album powerhouse. “And you turned your back to hell.” That forward march out of madness is New Heaven in an armor-plated nutshell.
 
Though this is indeed another INTER ARMA triumph, it is not a triumphant album, meant to offer some glib or naïve assurance that everything will be fine.
 
What evidence is there for that, really, either on a record where friends are forced into submission, addiction, suicide, or retreat to a world where suffering remains the lingua franca? No, INTER ARMA and New Heaven are too realistic and experienced for that. This is, instead, a record about enduring brambles and curses and lasting long enough to make something profound, honest, and even affirming about it all every now and again—exactly as INTER ARMA has on New Heaven.
Inter Arma - New Heaven [Electric Blue LP]
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Night Sins (Kyle Kimball of NOTHING) is aural proof this side of the Atlantic that life does not walk so dark all over Europe alone. Emerging sometime around 2010 under the oppressive skies of Philadelphia, these overcast malcontents are fitly connected to a city engrossed in shadow-soaked vices and dilapidated architecture. Not to imply that there isn't a comforting sort of gloominess in this musical malaise, as Night Sins frolic down the musical path originally cut by The Sisters of Mercy and Clan of Xymox with enough hints of The Mission and extensions into 80's darkwave to produce memorable songwriting that stands on it's own. Bass and drums punch through the mist thick as thieves, guitar lines circle like falcons overhead, minimal synths street clean some of the residual dirt, and singer-songwriter Kyle Kimball's vocals confidently press into the intimate fog. There is a brilliant light in the midst of dimness, and Night Sins is carrying the torch

Night Sins - A Silver Blade in the Shadow [Green and Black Marble LP]
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An arsenal of global smash hits from Grammy-winning hard rock titans Creed. This fourteen track collection spans the band's multi-Platinum studio albums My Own Prison, Human Clay and Weathered, including the singles “Higher,” “With Arms Wide Open,” “One Last Breath,” “My Sacrifice,” and more. The 2-LP set features an etched Side-D.

Creed - Greatest Hits [2 LP]
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Perennial is an art project: Mod pop, post-hardcore, 60s soul, ambient electronic music, midcentury design, abstract expressionism, French New Wave cinema; it’s all collage material for Perennial.
The band — electric organist Chelsey Hahn, guitarist Chad Jewett and drummer Ceej Dioguardi — is equal parts manic basement show bombast and studio-as-instrument headphone listening. To see the New England three-piece in person is to experience a 20-minute burst of kinetic energy: dynamic, reckless, electrifying. To put on one of Perennial’s records is to spend almost the same amount of time with impeccably layered studio-as-instrument punk modernism.
Art History, the band’s newest full-length album (out June 6 via Ernest Jenning Record Co.), finds Perennial further experimenting with their angular cut-and-glue aesthetic. An adventurous 20 minutes of impressionist punk energy, British Invasion guitar pop chic, and Mod-inflected rhythm and noise rave-ups, Art History is both Perennial’s most giddily accessible and most artistically daring record to date. 
Perennial - Art History [Kelly Green LP]
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Zeal & Ardor isn’t just a band; it’s a living and breathing entity. Like any other sentient being, it consumes, evolves, and transforms from one season to the next. Its shape may change though its spirit remains the same. Founded and fronted by Manuel Gagneux, it has only sharpened its claws, lengthened its teeth, and steeled its nerves over the years, growing more undeniable and unpredictable in the process. After gathering tens of millions of streams and earning widespread critical acclaim, this beast proves as dynamic and dangerous as ever on its fourth full-length album, GREIF.

Zeal & Ardor - Greif [LP]
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POWERWOLF – a band that fills the hearts of every heavy metal fan with joy – will release their highly- anticipated new studio album, Wake Up The Wicked, on July 26, 2024 via Napalm Records! With several #1 chart entries and multiple gold and platinum records, POWERWOLF is undoubtedly one of the most successful current heavy metal bands worldwide. Headline and premium slots at premier rock and metal festivals like Wacken, Hellfest or Graspop, as well as massive sold-out arena shows have further solidified the Wolfpack’s standing at the very top of the scene. POWERWOLF’s high quality releases are steadily praised by critics and fans alike, building upon the successful reach of their songs and impressive official music videos, which have been streamed tens of millions of times across platforms to date.
Wake Up The Wicked – the highly anticipated successor to the extremely successful previous studio album, Call Of The Wild (2021) – will be released just in time for the award-winning band’s first ever full North American tour, starting in August 2024, followed by their biggest European headline tour to date, the Wolfsnächte 2024. Wake Up The Wicked is once again produced by the outstanding Joost van den Broek at Sandlane Recording Facilities and marks a new benchmark and undisputed career highlight for the band. The new album is hard, surprising and full of variety. While staying true to their established, loved sound, POWERWOLF go one step further and showcase a different facet of their deft musical and technical skills. This is evident, for example, on the outstanding single “1589”, which is based on a true story from the 16 th century.
20 years after their formation in 2004, POWERWOLF are expanding their repertoire with the highest quality and adding many future live hits to their extraordinary discography. Wake Up The Wicked is yet another statement cementing the status of the band as a leading force in the world of heavy metal!
Powerwolf - WAKE UP THE WICKED [LP]
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Papercuts is the first singles collection from innovative musical force Linkin Park. The career-spanning 20-track album compiles 18 essential anthems, plus the never-before-released track “Friendly Fire” recorded during the 2017 sessions for their seventh album One More Light and fan-favorite rarity “QWERTY”.

Linkin Park were inspired to thoughtfully curate Papercuts by their fans’ passionate reception of the 20th Anniversary Editions of Hybrid Theory in 2020 and Meteora last year. That enthusiasm led to this comprehensive retrospective of the band’s journey so far in the span of one album.

Linkin Park - Papercuts [Indie Exclusive Black & Red Splatter]
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"The bi-coastal quartet fleshes out classic elements of hardcore and metal with industrial, shoegaze, and noise. Even their love songs feel extreme." - Pitchfork

CANDY return with their new album, It's Inside You. A brazen take on hardcore, metal, and disparate electronics and experimental soundscapes, It's Inside You sees CANDY take another step forward with a compelling, extreme, and one-of-a-kind take on the genre.

From the frenzied album opener "eXisTenZ", CANDY's intent is clear; It's Inside You kicks off as violently as possible. Cited as thriving in "this jumble of gothic industrial and digitized metal" by Pitchfork, the single minute, thirty-second track twists and turns as a contorted thesis statement for what will follow. Tracks like "Dehumanize Me" continue this trend, establishing an interplay between ferocious hardcore stomps helmed by guitarist Michael Quick, with pulse-pounding, electronic rhythms set against this monstrous riffing. "Dreams Less Sweet" crashes and bashes onto the record, while vocalist Zachary Quiram mourns the modern condition: "dreams laid dead/stuck grieving/how do you fight the feeling?/are we living in a world just to die?"

Elsewhere on the record, tracks like "Love Like Snow" showcase a different side of the band. Electronic, mechanical melodies are set against desperate cries for human connection. It's Inside You flexes more than just muscular Hardcore brutality. "Dancing to the Infinite Beat" and "Hypercore" also see raw emotion laid bare against frenetic, electronic punishment before crescendoing into cathartic, ear-worm choruses.

With It's Inside You, CANDY signals the future for what Hardcore, Metal, and Electronics can truly be.

FFO: Turnstile, Knocked Loose, Converge, Mindforce, Full of Hell, Ceremony, Code Orange

Candy - Its Inside You [Indie Exclusive Yellow with Splatter LP]
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"Light Of Death" is the 15 song sophomore album from Umbra Vitae. Recorded by Kurt Ballou and Zach Weeks at God City Studios and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege. "Leave Of Absence" emerges with a spine-chilling violin swell before erupting into duel guitar driven madness courtesy of Sean Martin (Twitching Tongues, ex-Hatebreed) and Mike McKenzie (The Red Chord). Umbra Vitae stay redlined with "Belief Is Obsolete" and "Clear Cutter", showcasing the electrifying rhythm section of Jon Rice (Uncle Acid, Tsjuder) and Greg Weeks (The Red Chord). Hook-laden "Anti-Spirit Machine" then takes center stage as a war cry for the downtrodden. From here Umbra Vitae continue to smash and thrash everything in sight. The discordant "Reality In Retrograde" races with a grinding blur into the lumbering "Past Tense" and darkly seductive "Velvet Black". Two songs that are metallic heaviness incarnate. "Twenty-Twenty Vision", "Algorithm Of Fear", and "Empty Vessel" then pick up the intensity, propelled by the poignant lyrical themes and inhuman vocal deliveries of Jacob Bannon (Converge). Lastly, the trinity of slow-crawl "Cause & Effect", ultra-violent "Deep End", and whirlwind "Nature vs. Nurture" continue to bludgeon, ushering in the interlinked "Fatal Flaw" and "Light Of Death" as the vicious finale to this modern metal masterpiece.

Umbra Vitae - Light Of Death [Indie Exclusive Clear / Bone Cloudy]
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GEL return with a new 5-track EP, Persona, to make their Blue Grape Music debut. In just a few short years, GEL have grown to become one of the most exciting bands coming out of the world of aggressive music. The New Jersey-based five-piece make ultra-visceral hardcore with a healthy dose of punk DNA coupled with a live show that is unmatched in it’s energy and urgency.

GEL - Persona [Indie Exclusive]
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It’s new for a hardcore band to be big, unprecedented for one from Australia. Big in two ways—for hardcore kids from Sydney, playing good shows worldwide, proudly representing their scene. And second, for any band from the scene playing hard music, crossing over hard into the larger world. It’s quick work to find SPEED doing both: headlining shows in England, New York, Japan, globally, turning in blazing sets at Sound & Fury and This Is Hardcore, among other massive heavy music festivals. Seven-figure viewed videos—their set at S&F, short films for their songs—and tunes headlining video game soundtracks. Famous folks wearing their jerseys, people new to the scene showing up to more gigs. SPEED know that because of these global crossover moments, they might be some people’s first hardcore band; the idea is that they’ll get introduced not only to SPEED, but also to the scene and the people behind it. Find SPEED, and you’ll find Sydney hardcore; find a band making hard music, find more energy back home.
Speed - Only One Mode [Indie Exclusive Cornetto sky blue & white LP]
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FALLING IN REVERSE makes anthems that provoke and inspire. Unnervingly ahead of the pack and yet always decisively right on time, their mix of bombastic declarations and intimate confessions connect with diverse crowds worldwide.

Popular Monster, is their first full-length album in over seven years; an eleven song masterpiece, featuring five tracks that are bonafide smash hits, (three certified gold and one certified 2x platinum). Not ones to rest on their laurels, the six new tracks are incredible, and feature unexpected collaborations with some of the music industry hottest hitters.

With hit songs like “Popular Monster” topping the rock radio charts and earning them their first 2x platinum single, the band’s momentum only grows stronger, and their live performances are big reason why. From playing top festivals, to arena opening stints for Avenged Sevenfold, and Disturbed, to co-headlining with legends like Papa Roach, and now selling out headline shows in arenas across the country!

This album package will include a 24-page, 4 color booklet with lyrics and imagery from their YouTube Trending music videos, sized for the formats CD and LP.

Falling In Reverse - Popular Monster [Indie Exclusive Candyland LP]
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Vinyl LP pressing. 2010 release from the Punk Rock survivors. Bad Religion are celebrating three decades of influential, thought provoking and groundbreaking Punk Rock with the Dissent of Man, their 15th studio album overall. The result is one of the band's most forward thinking and musically varied albums ever.
Bad Religion - The Dissent Of Man [LP/CD]
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Double vinyl LP pressing. 2009 album from the Punk heroes, a ready-made classic that'll take it's place alongside And Out Come the Wolves as a touchstone of the genre. The new songs show a lyrical depth previously unmined. Punk has often seen the world as 'us vs. Them' but with these songs, Rancid show an empathy for working Americans that recalls Springsteen Or Petty. Produced by Brett Gurewitz.
Rancid - Let the Dominoes Fall
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Green Day

Dookie

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Certified at 10 million units by the RIAA. (2/01)
Green Day - Dookie
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It's been 13 years since Alkaline Trio released their first full-length album, GODDAMNIT. In that time, they've toured the world, sold over a million records, and expanded their sound radically beyond their original straight-ahead punk style. Now comes an amazing retrospective of those 13 years, DAMNESIA, as ALK3 takes to the studio to record acoustic versions of 13 fan favorites and 2 new songs.
Alkaline Trio - Damnesia
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Vinyl LP pressing. 2013 release from the Punk-Pop band. It's been over a decade since Alkaline Trio released their first full-length album, Goddamnit. In that time, they've toured the world, sold over a million records and expanded their sound beyond their original straight-ahead punk style, incorporating more melody and production. With My Shame Is True, their eighth studio album, Alkaline Trio have honed their songwriting craft to a new high, coming with their strongest set of songs to date.
Alkaline Trio - My Shame Is True
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Vinyl edition of "Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes" features 2 bonus tracks!
Social Distortion - Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes
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Vinyl LP pressing includes download card. 2010 release, the seventh album from the Punk Rock veterans. It's been 11 years since Alkaline Trio released their first full-length album, Goddamnit. In that time, they've toured the world, sold over a million records, and expanded their sound radically beyond their original straight-ahead Punk style, incorporating production slick enough to earn them mass exposure on outlets like MTV's the Hills. Now, with This Addiction, the Chicago rockers are heading back to their roots.
Alkaline Trio - This Addiction
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Big Black

Racer-X

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Remastered by Steve Albini and Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering. Big Black was started by Steve Albini in 1982 while he was living in Evanston, Illinois, and attending Northwestern University. After recruiting Jeff Pezzati (Naked Raygun) to help out on bass and Santiago Durango (Naked Raygun)on guitar, together with live drummer Pat Byrne, they recorded the Bulldozer EP in 1983. By 1984, the band did some touring and signed a deal with Homestead Records. They recorded one more time with Pezzati on bass, which resulted in their Homestead debut the Racer-X EP.
Big Black - Racer-X
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Green Day

American Idiot

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The first original album since 2000 from modern rock superheroes Green Day, AMERICAN IDIOT is one of the most anticipated and controversial albums of the year. Scathing yet self-effacing as it tells the tale of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, AMERICAN IDIOT is the punk rock epic.
Green Day - American Idiot
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Green Day

Insomniac

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Certified at 2 million units by the RIAA. (2/96)
Green Day - Insomniac
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The predecessor to "Smash", "Ignition" has sold 625K to date. Here it is re-mastered, with every metallic power chord and sing-along chorus the way it sounded in the studio. Contains digital download card for entire album.
The Offspring - Ignition [Remastered]
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Vinyl LP pressing. 2013 album from the veteran SoCal Punks. In a world still brimming with rampant anti intellectualism, inequality and oppression, Bad Religion's signature brand of sonically charged humanist dissent seems as relevant as ever. On True North, the storied band deliberately revisits and refines the powerful and melodic Southern California sound they helped to define. 16 songs. 35 minutes.

Bad Religion - True North [LP]
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