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Insults - Population Zero / Zombie Lover 7"

Few bands have been named more fittingly than The Insults. All of their songs (and this 7" is the tip of the ol' iceberg, pal) are an affront to "good" taste, "good" manners, "good" musicianship...in other words, the perfect band for you and me. A long-time collector-fave finally reissued in it's proper form here, this two-songer from the prides of Watsonville, CA still sounds as wonderfully ignorant today as it did in 1979 and makes an excellent introduction to the world of Richard Sikk & his cohorts. "Population Zero" is a plea to eliminate the entire human race, a prayer we're much closer to answering in 2013. "Zombie Lover" is....well, just what you think it is. Special guest appearance by Cher. Buy or cry.

All analog reissue from masters of this California KBD punk classic circa 1979.  First 200 on green vinyl (just like the original pressing).   Listen HERE.

$7

Nubs - Job / Little Billy's Burning 7"

HEY MOM....First ever official reissue of San Francisco KBD punk monster! 

Listen HERE.


$7

Fire Exit - Time Wall / Talking About Myself 7"

Faithful reproduction of this 1978 KBD punk classic outta Scotland....complete with hand stamped labels. 

Listen HERE.

And, for all things Fire Exit: HERE


$7

Last Laugh T-shirt

White American Apparel brand T with black ink.

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Last Laugh Tote Bag

Natural 100% Cotton Canvas with black ink.  Measures 15x16.  

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Cartoons - She's A Rock And Roller / Who Cares 7"

Reissue of this hopelessly rare 1981 punk single outta Yonkers, NY.  Two great slices of punk n roll.   Listen HERE.

$7

Village Pistols -  Big Money 7"

Official reissue of North Carolina KBD punk classic.  I want BIG MONEY and I want it now! Listen HERE.

$7

Mentally Ill - Strike The Bottom Red LP

First ever vinyl release of Chicago punk legends debut album. Recorded in 1999 at Electrical Audio Studios by Steve Albini. Digital mastering by Golden Mastering. All analog vinyl mastering by Bob Weston. First 100 copies on red vinyl! Every bit as sick as 1979!!

Preview / Download available through itunes HERE.

LP - US Orders:
$14

LP - International Orders:
$17

Incredible Kidda Band - Bitch b/w She's A 50 7"

Two 1977 demos spinning at 45 rpm for the first time. Listen to the A side HERE.

REMAINING COPIES HAVE BENT CORNERS

$7

The Knots - Heartbreaker 7"

Completely analog reissue from original masters.

$7

Joe Hebert Band - I Don't Wanna Be A Preppy 7"

Fresh out of high school in 1981, future Rhode Island comedian Joe Hebert rounded up the rhythm section of Providence artwavers the Tits and laid down a messy, fuzz-laden attack on Izods and boat shoes. But nearly 30 years later, punk collectors find little humor in their pursuit of the elusive "I Dont Wanna Be A Preppy" single. Its initial small pressing size (200-300 copies) and abysmal survival rate (the number of known discs can be counted on two hands) made the Joe Hebert Band 45 ripe for an official reissue. Turn up that collar -- and the stereo too, Brock!

Soundcloud link HERE.

$6

The Nubs - I Don't Need You 7"

Nubs frontman BJ Branch crawled across the same beer-soaked stages as hometown pals the Jabbers, logging hundreds of gigs in the New England area during the band's six-year existence.  The fuzzbox shredding on "I Don't Need You (Cause I Got Me)" has long stood in  fine mix tape company sandwiched between the Mentally Ill and the Maids. Recorded  in 1979 at NCS studios in New Hampshire, the Nubs left behind plenty of negative vibes  for a young Kevin Allin to soak up while recording his LP tracks shortly  thereafter. Transferred straight from the analog masters, and guaranteed  to sound just as twisted 33 years later.

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The Normals - So Bad So Sad LP

10 studio tracks from 1979 + alternate mix of Almost Ready.  All songs on vinyl for the first time.  Great companion to last years Vacation To Nowhere LP.

LP - US Orders:
$14

LP - International Orders:
$17

The Features - Floozie Of The Neighborhood 7"

Reissue of 1979 NYC punk classic.  Members of The Fingers (HAW-003)

$7

Kidda Band - Fighting My Way Back / Saturday Night Fever 7"

Someone maybe should have told Malcolm McLaren when he set out to form the Sex Pistols in 1976 that there already was extant a raunchier, punchier Bay City Rollers and that they weren't from London either, but from Coventry. Melding perfectly everything perfect about the decade - from the glitter rock of Mud and the Rollers to the sing-along-sans-workism choruses of the Clash at their Hoople-est - the Incredible Kidda Band represent the legitimate sound of the British suburban teenage in all its tell-tale trappings.

$7

Mentally Ill - Gacy's Place T-shirt

Black T featuring the cover of the 'sickest punk record ever made'.

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Shitdogs T-shirt

Vintage early 80s design.  Grey shirts w/ black ink .

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The Mentally Ill - Gacy's Place 7" EP

Of all the hotly sought-after original Killed-By-Death punk singles, few to none are as notorious - or mysterious - as the "Gacy's Place" EP by The Mentally Ill. The sleeve, the topics, the so-horrible-it's-amazing production values, that voice. Many in the know crown it the sickest punk record ever made. 

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The Skinnies - Kill The Beat 7"

The buzzzzing voice in the intro of "Out Of Order", the sound of what sounds like a broken crash cymbal and the dubbed vocals makes this perfect.  

$7

The Normals - Vacation to Nowhere LP / CD + DVD

CD collects Vacation To Nowhere LP + Almost Ready single. DVD is full live set from 1980. Comes with 3-D art and glasses.

LP - US Orders:
$14

LP - International Orders:
$17

CD/DVD
$10

The Normals Almost Ready T-shirt

Vintage 70s design.

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The Skunks - Can't Get Loose / Earthquake Shake 7"

Formed in 1977 and disbanded after enough lineup changes to render the local trio all but unrecognizable to its earliest fans in early 1983, Austin's Skunks managed to straddle the then-important punk/New Wave fence without calling themselves one or the other. Talking to former band members today, genre classifications like punk or New Wave rarely get mentioned. Instead, they favor the simple adjective "loud." And anyhow, in 1978, the Skunks didn't have to explain themselves.

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Kidda Band - Watch Out Thief 7"

Someone maybe should have told Malcolm McLaren when he set out to form the Sex Pistols in 1976 that there already was extant a raunchier, punchier Bay City Rollers and that they weren’t from London either, but from Coventry. Melding perfectly everything perfect about the decade - from the glitter rock of Mud and the Rollers to the sing-along-sans-workism choruses of the Clash at their Hoople-est - the Incredible Kidda Band represent the legitimate sound of the British suburban teenage in all its tell-tale trappings.

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Critical Mass - Silver Screen 7"

Formed in the early 70's in Miami, Florida, Critical Mass brandishes their version of melodic power pop from roots ranging from The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, The Stranglers to The Beatles and Cheap Trick. The band's first self produced demo, a two song 45 of "Silver Screen" backed with "No One Left To Blame" released in 1978, has become a sought after example of Florida's first punk band. Underground punk aficionados craving rare unheard late 70's punk rock can find copies on eBay commanding hundreds of dollars. Ryan Richardson of BreakMyFace.com calls it a "swamplands gem"...

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The Embarrassment - Sex Drive 7"

Although some people considered the band punk rock, the band itself liked to describe themselves as "Blister Pop." The Village Voice's long-time chief music critic, Robert Christgau, called them a "great lost American band." Along with bands like Get Smart! and the Mortal Micronotz, the Embarrassment were prominent in the Lawrence punk scene of the early '80s and they would regularly play at venues like the Lawrence Opera House (now called "Libery Hall") and the Off The Wall Hall (later called "Cogburn's", now called "The Bottleneck").

$7

The Shitdogs - The History of Cheese 2x7"

Redneck ramones from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We have always been huge fans of these guys both in theory (they're called The Shit Dogs, man!) and in practice. We first heard them as a 19-year-old LAZY COWGIRLS fanatic who followed every Southern California show of said band circa 1986-89; they debuted a new cover of the 'Dogs "Reborn" during that epoch, and always took care to announce from the stage who had originally penned it. Great crap-fi, meathead punk number, and a few years later I heard the original on a "Killed By Death" along with the even better "Killer Cain" from the Shit Dogs' "History of Cheese" EP. The band seem to have existed on the same who-cares, crap-for-crap's sake mental plane as the SCREAMIN' MEE-MEES, PENETRATORS and of course THE RAMONES, none of whom were crap in the least. Lousiana's best rock band of all time? Hey, can you name a better one? --Review from Agony Shorthand.

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Hammer Damage - Laugh 7"

Just incredible! Laugh = 3:14 and I don’t want it to stop. Total killer punk complete with loud guitars and snotty vocals. Listen to the background guitar how it builds up from a low chugga chugga on one string up till the chorus. And the Ha! Ha! Ha! parts oh my… The solo works too. It’s a complete dorky rock solo but fuck me if it dosen’t blend in perfect. Automatic Lips ain’t as bad as it’s reputation. A little quirky powerpop song that suits me just fine. Actually I think Automatic Lips is great. Give it some spins.

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Kidda Band - Everybody Knows 7"   

A double A dose of the finest youth club strands of starry eyed punk and power pop, the first single by the Incredible Kidda Band is very nearly the lyrics to Trevor Whites Crazy Kids fleshed out and come to life.  Very succinctly:  KIDDA BAND RULE OK!" (note, both sticks and mustaches brandished threateningly on the swanky single cover)

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Ed Nasty And The Dopeds - I'm Gonna Be Everything 7"

Punk rock out of Mississippi. You can’t deny the solid musicianship. The precise tuning, the drummers hard and steady beat, the singers wide tone range and the high production value. A classic of the look-what-happened-after-the-Sex-Pistols-toured-the South genre.

$7

The Normals - Almost Ready 7"

From the same label that released the incredible The Skinnies 7″(coming up don't worry) and the not so great The Buns 7″. The dubing of the vocals that is then paned left and right makes up for a very special sound. As soon as you hear the guitar lead in the beginning of Almost Ready you know you're up for a tasty treat.

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The Fingers - Isolation 7" EP

Official reissue of 1977 Pittsburgh punk mega rarity.  Three greats songs, one low price!

$7