This Week in Punk Vinyl (Rancid – “B Sides and C Sides” repress, The Ergs, Hilltop Rats, The Yum Yums & Extra!)


Greetings, and welcome to the Dying Scene File Radar. If it’s your first time right here, thanks for becoming a member of us! That is the weekly* column the place we cowl all issues punk rock vinyl; new releases, reissues… you title it, we’ve in all probability obtained it. Kick off your sneakers, pull up a chair, crack open a chilly one, and escape these wallets, as a result of it’s go time. Let’s get into it!

Take a look at the video version of this week’s File Radar, offered by our associates at Punk Rock Radar:

This week’s first file is from The Yum Yums, an incredible bubblegum pop-punk band from Norway. They’ve a brand new file known as Poppin’ Up Once more due out subsequent month on Screaming Apple Information. It’s out there to pre-order on black wax (restricted to 500 copies) proper right here, and glossy pink vinyl (100 copies) proper right here. Sadly, no tracks are streaming but, however in the event you haven’t already heard of the Yum Yums simply know that they’ve my ringing endorsement. In case you don’t belief my opinion, simply try their final file:

2 hours down I-4 from yours really, Orlando, Florida’s Suck Brick Child are releasing a brand new file on native label Smartpunk Information. In case you take pleasure in newer pop-punk, you’ll wanna decide up a replica of The Finish is What I Need on one in all these pleasantly named colour variants: Urinal Cake Vinyl (ltd. 100), and/or Shit ‘n Piss Vinyl (ltd. 400). Take a look at just a few tracks beneath and pre-order the file right here – it’s due out Could seventeenth.

New Jersey pop-punk veterans The Ergs have introduced a 2xLP twentieth Anniversary reissue of the cult favourite dorkrockcorkrod. LP1 is the unique combine, remastered by Justin Perkins (Screeching Weasel, the Riverdales, the Manges, and so forth.) at Thriller Room Mastering. LP2 is a model new twentieth Anniversary remix of the album, accomplished by Steve Albini utilizing the unique grasp tapes. This one’s due out June fifth on Don Giovanni Information; undecided what number of copies have been pressed however the splatter variant appears fairly candy. Get it right here.

Rancid‘s B Sides and C Sides compilation LP appears to be getting its first official repress in a decade, as a random pre-order has popped up on Amazon with a listed avenue date of Could third. Particulars are nebulous in the mean time; other than the quilt artwork trying pink as a substitute of pink, I’ve seen some conflicting info. Amazon and this retailer each listing Pirates Press because the label, however one says its a Double LP and the opposite doesn’t. There additionally appears to be some debate concerning the launch date. I rolled the cube and pre-ordered it, certainly Bezos gained’t disappoint.

The Circle Jerks and Descendents are on tour with the Adolescents proper now (no, you didn’t simply step out of a time machine within the mid-80’s). They celebrated the tour’s kickoff with a 7″ on which they cowl just a few of every others’ basic songs. The Descendents tackle “Purple Tape”, “I Need Some Skank”, and “Beverly Hills”; the Circle Jerks put their spin on “Kabuki Lady” and “Hope”.

Like numerous the reveals on the tour, actually each variant of this 7″ offered out quick as hell. The (doubtlessly) good new is, you may (doubtlessly) get a replica from the bands’ merch tables on tour. There’s a tour unique splatter variant, restricted to 500 copies and signed by each bands (it appears these are restricted to twenty per present), and it feels like they’ll each have the pink colour variant as nicely. Peep the dates right here.

Denver punks SPELLS have a brand new file popping out on April eleventh on Rad Girlfriend, Protect Recordings, and some different venerable labels. Take a look at the lead single from Previous Our Prime beneath and pre-order the file on “Snowy White” and/or “Blade Bullet” coloured vinyl proper right here. The primary 80 folks to pre-order will get a hand numbered alternate cowl artwork print. Cool!

One other leak from massive dawg Bezos at – appears like The Dwarves are releasing a brand new “mini LP” not even 6 months after their newest file Idea Album. Preserve It Reel options 7 new songs, 2 remixes, and “All for You” from the band’s aforementioned 2023 LP. Right here’s the tracklist:

1. One Musketeer
2. Voodoo
3. Kinda Konsensual
4. No person Fucked You
5. I Had a Dream
6. Blast Off
7. Parasite
8. Invisible Folks
9. We Received’t Skate
10. All For You

Pop-punk supergruppe The Part Drawback‘s lineup contains members of SquirtgunThe Murderburgers, Metropolis Mouse, and a bunch of different nice bands. Their 2023 debut album was 10 years within the making. Fortunately the look forward to album #2 was not almost as lengthy; The Energy of Constructive Pondering is due out subsequent month on Lavasocks Information (US), Brassneck Information (UK), and Stardumb Information (EU). The file options visitor appearances from Heather Tabor from the Teen Idols and authentic Squirtgun frontman Matt Hart, amongst others. It’s restricted to 250 copies on pink w/ yellow splatter coloured vinyl. Pre-order this shit!

One of many marquee releases featured on the final File Radar was NOFX‘s new EP Half Album. On the time, all the colour variants have been offered out, however since then a brand new variant on “green-gold” coloured vinyl (no matter which means) has popped up on some European distros together with Inexperienced Hell Information, Coretex Information, and Cruise Information. Supposedly that is restricted to 500 copies and unique to German indie shops. I suppose in the event you missed out on all of the others (otherwise you’re sick within the head and gather each NOFX variant) it is a good choice so that you can import.

Israeli punks Free Sergio new file The Nail within the Espresso is being launched on vinyl by our associates at Punk Rock Radar, Cat’s Claw Information and Excessive Finish Demin Information. Restricted to 100 copies on yellow wax, it is a extremely really useful pickup for followers of melodic punk with a tougher edge (No Enjoyable At All, Satanic Surfers, Belvedere, and so forth.). There’s even some ska-core sprinkled in right here and there. Test the file out beneath and pre-order it right here (US), right here (Canada), or right here (UK).

Washington State melodic punks Hilltop Rats are again with a brand new file for the primary time in a very long time. I’m about midway via my first pay attention as I’m typing this and might confidently proclaim it is a god rattling banger. Life You Lead is out now on Felony Information, with three bitchin’ colour variants; a kind of already offered out so stop fucking round and get your copy.

Dutch pop-punks Jetlag Jenny have a brand new 3-song EP known as Animal Escapades due out April nineteenth on White Russian Information. Take a look at one of many tracks beneath and click on this hyperlink to seize the 7″ on inexperienced and/or blue coloured vinyl (every restricted to 125 copies).

Days N Daze are releasing an LP of demos from recording session for his or her newest album Present Me the Blueprints. That features 5 (5) never-before-heard songs. Very cool! The file is streaming now however the bodily launch gained’t be out on SBÄM Information ’til Could thirty first. Get it right here on one (or all three) of the next colour variants: Dopamine, Cosmic Inexperienced, Soiled Orange. Restricted to 200 copies every.

German punks Resolutions are releasing their sophomore album Monster Mirror on Could twenty fourth by way of Finish Hits Information. The lead single “Drop Useless” is nice and the file is available in a reasonably candy trying reflective silver jacket. 3 variants: 50x lobster pink, 200x black / white swirl (get each of these right here), and 50x dewdrop (get it on the band’s reveals).

New York pop-punk band Egghead (whose existence I’m simply now being alerted to) launched a compilation album known as Dumb Songs for Good Folks on Mutant Pop Information in 1999. 25 years later, it’s being launched on vinyl for the primary time because of the pleasant folks at Useless Broke Rekerds and Mother’s Basement Information. And as I completed scripting this and went to search for hyperlinks to pre-order I noticed this shit just isn’t up for pre-order lmaooooo. Nicely, when it’s, it’ll be out there on pink and white colour variants. Additionally in all probability price noting these guys are enjoying some reveals with the Ergs and Boris the Sprinkler in July.

Nicely, that’s all, of us. One other File 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 beneath, or ship us a message on Fb or Instagram, and we’ll look into it. Take pleasure in 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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