Press Release

7″ Subscription Series Announced!

**Please note that this series is sold out but each title will be avaiable for individual order**  Brutal Panda Records is proud to announce their first ever vinyl subscription series.  The label will be releasing four split 7″s every couple of months throughout 2013 and featuring Black Tusk, Fight Amp, Kowloon Walled City, Helms Alee, Ladder Devils, Rabbits, Whores and Batillus.  The series is kicking off with a new repress of the long out of print Black Tusk / Fight Amp split featuring artwork from Baroness frontman John Baizley.  Each additional split will contain brand new and exclusive tracks from the aforementioned bands with details on the second title to be released shortly.

The series will be limited to 100 subscribers who will receive a special vinyl color for each release in addition to the chance at winning a test press of one of the titles.  The subscription is currently available for purchase at this location while the Black Tusk / Fight Amp split is available for order here with the Fight Amp side streaming here.

ZOZOBRA + KOWLOON WALLED CITY Announce East Coast Tour

Brutal Panda Records in co-operation with Invisible Oranges is proud to announce a co-headlining East Coast tour between label-mates ZOZOBRA and KOWLOON WALLED CITY. The eight day run kicks off April 6th in Brooklyn, NY and ends April 13th in Boston, MA. A complete listing of dates is included below.

These shows will be KOWLOON WALLED CITY’s first East Coast dates since the release of their critically acclaimed sophomore album, Container Ships, which was recently repressed on gray and black vinyl after selling out in less than a month. The second press is shipping now and available for purchase here.  ZOZOBRA will be touring in support of their first release in almost five years, set to drop this April via Brutal Panda, with album details forthcoming. Support on the run will be provided by a different set of regional bands each night.

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ZOZOBRA: To Enter The Studio; Record First Material in 4 Years!

Zozobra band picBoston hardcore experimentalists ZOZOBRA are set to enter the studio next month to begin recording their highly anticipated new mini-LP.  They band will head to Translator Audio in Brooklyn, NY to begin tracking with engineer Andrew Schneider (UNSANE, PELICAN), with a fall release date planned on Brutal Panda Records.  ZOZOBRA mastermind Caleb Scofield (CAVE IN, OLD MAN GLOOM) had this to say about the new material, their first in four years:
“This release is shaping up to be one of the more focused, cut throat group of songs to be heard from this band. Drawing heavily on a more punk and hardcore influence, the mid tempo heady riffage has been replaced with angry, driving thrash and ear splitting sonics that take far less time and effort at getting to the point.”
More details will be announced shortly.

Kowloon Walled City / Fight Amp / Ladder Devils Split 12″ Available; Free Download!

Brutal Panda Records has just released Lose/Lose/Lose,  a three-way split 12″ featuring  noise rock powerhouses,  KOWLOON WALLED CITY, FIGHT AMP and LADDER DEVILS. The album, recorded this summer, features 2 brand new songs from each band. These mark the first new tracks from New Jersey’s FIGHT AMP and San Francisco’s KOWLOON WALLED CITY since their previous full lengths, both released last year. The split also features the first ever recorded tracks from Philadelphia’s LADDER DEVILS, the new band featuring members of The Minor Times. The album can be downloaded for free in it’s entirety exclusively at Stereogum.com.

The pressing is strictly limited to 300 copies on clear vinyl and is packaged with a special silk screened poly bag plus a 12″x16″ fold-under insert.

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RAMMING SPEED – ‘Brainwreck’ Vinyl To See Repress on Neon Green Wax!

Brutal Panda Records is set to repress Boston thrash crew RAMMING SPEED’s debut album, Brainwreck on limited edition, neon green vinyl. The second pressing will be limited to 300 copies and features updated artwork with even more neon!  ‘Brainwreck‘ was recorded at New Alliance Studios (Isis, Converge, Bones Brigade) and released in 2008 via Candlelight Records.  Additionally, the band will be heading to Europe on their Terrorizer sponsored headlining tour from June 11th – August 1, with tour dates available on the band’s MySpace page.  The Brainwreck repress is set for a August 5th release date with pre-orders available at the official Brutal Panda site. Continue reading

New MILLIONS EP Sees Release!

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Brutal Panda Records is proud to announce the release of MILLIONS‘ new EP, ‘Panic Program‘. The EP will be available in 7″ vinyl format and will feature 4 brand new tracks. The tracks were recorded this past November at Bricktop Recording in Chicago, IL with the band and Andy Nelson (Harpoon, Weekend Nachos) handling production duties, and mastering being taken care of by Carl Saff (Young Widows, The Atlas Moth). The press will be limited to 500 copies with 300 on cosmic green and 200 on black asteroid.

You can hear the first track off the EP, “Kept Alive By Drugs And Magick” via the band’s official MySpace here.

The band will hit the road in support of the EP beginning late-spring and continuing into the summer. ‘Panic Program‘ saw an early March release and can be purchased below.
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JAVELINA ‘Beasts Among Sheep’ To See Limited Edition Vinyl Release!

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BRUTAL PANDA RECORDS is proud to announce the forthcoming release of Philadelphia sludge warriors, JAVELINA’s second full-length LP, ‘Beasts Among Sheep’ on vinyl this October! ‘Beasts Among Sheep’ features eight brand new tracks and was recorded and mixed by Sanford Parker (Nachtmystium, Pelican, The Gates of Slumber) at Volume Studios. The press will be limited to 500 copies with 300 on black ash vinyl and 200 on scorched red.

BLACK TUSK / FIGHT AMP Limited Edition Split 7″ To See Release!


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is set to release a limited edition, vinyl only split 7″ featuring Savannah sludge metallers BLACK TUSK and New Jersey noise rockers FIGHT AMP. The split will have a late July release date and will feature exclusive new artwork from BARONESS’ John Baizley. The release will feature all new material from both bands, with BLACK TUSK contributing the brand new track “Fatal Kiss” and FIGHT AMP contributing the new track “Fire & Stone” as well as an exclusive DEVO cover. The press will be limited to 500 copies with 300 on black vinyl and 200 on a special clear vinyl.


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FIGHT AMP ‘Hungry For Nothing’ Now Available on Vinyl!

FightAmp_300Brutal Panda Records is proud to announce the release of their first ever record…the mighty Hungry For Nothing, by New Jersey’s own FIGHT AMP. Under exclusive license from Translation Loss and in association with Big Sleep, Brutal Panda Records are extremely excited to have been given the opportunity to put this critically-acclaimed album out on wax. The album has been limited to 500 copies, with the majority pressed on heavyweight 180gram vinyl, offering the full bodied sound it deserves. A limited run have pressed on colored vinyl: 100 blue and 100 red (red can only be found on tour with the band!)

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