This Week In Punk Vinyl (AFI “Shut Your Mouth…” bootleg, Inexperienced Day “Kerplunk” repress, Report Retailer Day 2024 & Extra!)


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AFI’s Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes has been out of print since 2015, nevertheless it appears there’s a brand new unofficial urgent, probably on yellow coloured vinyl, making the rounds. I’ve seen this pop up at Death13ss Data just a few occasions prior to now week and it sells out actually fast each time. When you’re chasing this document as onerous as I’ve been, your finest guess is to Favourite the product web page on their Shopify retailer to be alerted if/when extra copies are in inventory.

How about some formally sanctioned releases? Kourtney Kardashian’s husband’s previous band The Aquabats’ first three data are getting some snazzy coloured vinyl reissues. Coming to a document retailer close to you on Might twenty fourth, it’s The Return of The Aquabats! (on wax for the primary time), The Fury of The Aquabats! (beforehand out of print for six years) & The Aquabats Vs. The Floating Eye of Loss of life! (additionally on vinyl for the primary time ever). You possibly can pre-order all three data right here.

St. Louis’ Wes Hoffman & Pals are releasing their new album How It Ought to Be this coming Friday, February twenty third. Bounce Begin Data has two candy coloration variants in addition to black wax on their webstore, whereas Canada’s Wrecking Crew Data has an unique coke bottle clear variant (their retailer appears to be down however I assume you’ll be able to message them on Instagram to purchase a replica in order for you that variant). Try the most recent single under! Extremely really useful listening for followers of newer MxPx.

Right here’s one thing cool! Washington, DC label For Love of Data is placing out a yuge Dischord Data tribute compilation that includes native bands protecting songs by Minor Risk, Dag Nasty, Jawbox, and many others. Head over to their Bandcamp the place you’ll be able to take heed to the entire thing and pre-order the 2xLP titled DC Does Dischord on some actually superior wanting coloration variants.

Bracket’s 1994 debut album Forestville St 924 is being reissued by SBAM Data in honor of its thirtieth birthday. There are two coloration variants – blue marbled & white marbled – supposedly restricted to 50 copies every, which I really feel like needs to be a typo contemplating these have been up for pre-order for over per week and haven’t bought out. Both that or that is the least in-demand reissue of a document that’s been out of print for 30 years. Anyway, get your copy right here!

After giving their new single “Nonetheless” one pay attention, German melodic punk band For Heads Down went from being a band I’d inexplicably by no means heard of, to a band with certainly one of my most anticipated data of 2024. The band’s self titled album is due out on April nineteenth, with Thousand Islands Data dealing with the US launch and Disconnect Disconnect Data spreading it all through Europe. Try that single under and purchase this document!!!

British ska-punks Name Me Malcolm have a brand new album known as Echoes and Ghosts popping out on March 1st through Dangerous Time Data. Try the most recent single under and get the document right here on a coloration variant that’s equally as stunning as its identify is lengthy: Electrical Blue w/ Bone & Pink Splatter. The band has one other variant with a barely much less spectacular character depend (Electrical Blue / Pink color-in-color) out there on their webstore as effectively. Members of the Dangerous Time Report Membership might be receiving their very own unique variant through snail mail subsequent month, too.

Face to Face gave the very polarizing Ignorance is Bliss its first-ever vinyl launch just a few years in the past (now that I consider it 2019 was really 5 years in the past, is that just a few?). That was a 2xLP launch and I bear in mind it promoting out quick as fuck. Anyway, now they’re reissuing the document for its twenty fifth Anniversary and it’s a 4×10″ launch this time. There are 3 coloration variants – Graphite, Cyan Blue & Doublemint – with 1,000 copies whole. The worth? 60 fuckin’ smackers. I’ll cross, however perhaps you need it: ship your cash right here.

Inexperienced Day’s Kerplunk is again in print for the primary time in a very long time. For some purpose this document hasn’t gotten a repress since 2014 and I don’t imply to alarm any of you however that was a fuckin’ decade in the past. Sheesh. Anyway, Kerplunk’s again on the menu! 1-2-3-4 Go! Data appears to be the place the place that is most available on-line, however I’ve seen just a few rekkid shops posting that copies have began to trickle in, so perhaps your native retailer has it? Perchance.

When you just like the Flatliners or mid-period Millencolin, it’s best to try Scotland’s Chilly Years! They’ve received a brand new document known as A Totally different Life popping out on April twenty sixth. Try the lead single “Roll With It” under and go right here to pre-order the document on Half Black, Half Blood Pink with White Splatter coloured vinyl (say that 10 occasions quick!).

Fats Music for Fats Folks turns 30 within the yr of our lord 2024, so naturally it’s time for a repress. This has been out of print (on coloured vinyl no less than) since 2012, so Fats’s US retailer bought out of the standalone LP just about instantly. They do have some Coloured LP + Shirt bundles left, nevertheless (in addition to black wax), and you may nonetheless get it on coloured vinyl from their Australian webstore.

Have you ever heard in regards to the new Sizzling Water Music album? No? Effectively, let me let you know in regards to the new Sizzling Water Music album. It’s known as Vows and it’s due out Might tenth on Equal Imaginative and prescient Data. There’s a bunch of coloration variants for this one, a few of which have already bought out. Yow will discover hyperlinks to all of the locations you should purchase them together with your most popular fiat forex right here.

A bunch of dudes from Voodoo Glow Skulls (who, enjoyable truth, I just lately realized have blocked Dying Scene on all their social media accounts lmao), Loss of life By Stereo and some different bands have a brand new band known as Mutiny. Their debut EP is being launched by Ska Punk Worldwide as a 12” with a 30 web page manga for the weebs. The primary urgent is restricted to 300 copies and that shit bought the fuck out. Perhaps there’ll be a second urgent? I’ve no clue. Keep tuned!

As if The Offspring didn’t have already got sufficient Biggest Hits album, right here’s one other one! Puck Punks: Powerplay Hits was launched as a part of the Anaheim Geese’ Come Out and Play Night time with The Offspring!. It’s restricted to 1,000 copies on orange vinyl and options “Need You Dangerous”, “All I Need”, and some shitty songs from Let The Dangerous Occasions Roll. Surprisingly, “Come Out and Play” is omitted from the tracklist. Individuals are making an attempt to promote this piece of shit for $100+ on discogs, however you may get it from the Anaheim Geese Crew Retailer for the considerably extra justifiable value of $34.95.

The complete launch listing for the 2024 our third favourite retail vacation Report Retailer Day was simply introduced. I gotta say, the lineup is definitely fairly spectacular this time round, and there’s fairly just a few releases on faucet for the punk rock-centric collector. The complete listing could be discovered right here, however these are those I feel you guys might be curious about selecting up:

Talking of the Offspring, right here’s one other Offspring document! You possibly can’t purchase this one proper now although, you gotta wait til Report Retailer Day (April twentieth, 2024 for individuals who are unaware). It’s a twentieth Anniversary reissue of Splinter, restricted to 2,500 copies on… look ahead to it! Image disc. For some purpose. This document’s a bitch to come back by although, so I’ll most likely pay $35 for it or regardless of the fuck they wanna hawk this shit for.

It wouldn’t be Report Retailer Day with out the Ramones property repackaging beforehand launched materials for the twentieth time to prime up their financial institution accounts. However hey, I’m not complaining, I eat this shit up each time! RSD 2024 blesses us with The 1975 Sire Demos, which is strictly what it seems like: a bunch of early Ramones demos. Restricted*** to 13,500 copies (lol) on ultra-clear w/ black splatter vinyl. Within the extraordinarily unlikely case that Mickey Leigh or Linda Ramone occur to be studying this, I encourage you, please reissue the next: Acid Eaters, Mondo Bizarro, Adios Amigos, Loco Reside & We’re Outta Right here!. Perhaps you are able to do a 90’s field set? After which double dip with some standalone coloration variants for every. Rent me in your advertising and marketing division! I’ve no scarcity of million greenback concepts.

Talking of double dipping with standalone coloration variants, look no additional than this RSD Unique reissue of Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros’ Rock Artwork and the X-Ray Model. Following final yr’s Mescaleros full discography field set (nonetheless out there for $140 on Amazon btw) is the standalone reissue of this document. I feel they did the identical with Streetcore, too. Anyway, I assume if you happen to simply need this document this can be a good worth proposition for you. It’s a 2xLP restricted to 1,800 copies on pink wax.

The Useless Milkmen’s 1987 album Bucky Fellini has by no means gotten a repress, till now that’s. The document has been remastered and is being reissued as a 2xLP on “Ducky Yellow” coloured vinyl, packaged in a snazzy gatefold jacket. The official RSD web site says this restricted to 4,500 copies… but additionally says it’s restricted to five,000 copies. You resolve what you wish to consider.

Frank Turner’s received a brand new document known as Undefeated popping out in Might, however he’s additionally received a 7” that includes a tune from that document – “Woman from the Report Store” – popping out just a few weeks early for Report Retailer Day. This 7” is restricted to 2,000 copies and can be gonna embody a B-Facet known as “All Night time Crew”.

Right here’s an actual fuckin’ huge time reissue. Unwritten Regulation’s debut album Blue Room is getting launched on vinyl for the primary time ever, 30 years after its unique launch. It’s restricted to 939 copies on navy blue coloured vinyl and is branded as a “RSD First” Launch, which leaves the door open for different variants down the road (and I’m certain there might be many). I’m fairly excited for this one and it’s most likely going to be sufficient motivation to line up early exterior the native retailer.

I really feel like I’ve heard the identify The Didjits earlier than (it sounds acquainted anyway) however I’d by no means listened to those guys till now. This shit’s unhealthy ass! They’ve received a Double LP known as Strictly Dynamite: The Better of Didjits popping out on Report Retailer Day. It’s restricted to 1,500 copies on 180g inexperienced vinyl and features a bunch of uncommon bonus tracks and shit (all of which might have been new to me regardless since I’d by no means heard of the Didjits lol). Editor’s word: Really I take that again, the Offspring lined “Killboy Powerhead”, so I assume I’ve kinda sorta heard no less than one Didjits tune earlier than.

The final Report Retailer Day 2024 launch I’ll be that includes on this week’s Report Radar is 40 Years of Kepi & The Groovie Ghoulies, which is doing double obligation as a biggest hits assortment for each the Groovie Ghoulies and their fearless frontman-turned-solo artist Kepi Ghoulie. It’s a Double LP set with an orange document and a purple one, restricted to 900 copies. Hey Kepi, Let’s Go! to the document retailer and purchase this unhealthy ass document!

Wrapping issues up, I believed I’d do one thing somewhat totally different on this week’s Report Radar: that includes a CD launch! Sure, you learn that proper, compact disc. These are fairly fucking cool, too. Particularly once they’re launched by an superior band out of your hometown that you simply didn’t know existed till your pal in New York instructed you about them. Clearwater, Florida’s Toe Knife kicks ass. Their new EP Infinite Cycle kicks ass. It’d be fairly kick ass if you happen to checked it out and acquired the CD (or perhaps simply purchase the digital obtain if you happen to don’t share my affection for shiny little plastic discs).

Effectively, that’s all, of us. One other Report Radar within the books. As at all times, thanks for tuning in. If there’s something we missed (extremely doubtless), or if you wish to let everybody find out about a brand new/upcoming vinyl launch you’re enthusiastic about, depart us a remark under, or ship us a message on Fb or Instagram, and we’ll look into it. Get pleasure from your weekend, and don’t blow an excessive amount of cash on spinny discs (or do, I’m not your father). See ya subsequent time!

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