Brutal Panda Records has released Chicago’s progressive, psychedelic sludge mavens THE ATLAS MOTH’s sophomore opus, ‘An Ache For The Distance’, on 12″ gatefold vinyl this October. The album was released on CD and digital formats via Profound Lore and produced by the band’s own Andrew Ragin with mastering done by the legendary James Murphy (Death, Testament). The release is limited to a pressing of 500 copies on purple haze, white dwarf and glow-in-the-dark vinyl. The album is available now at this location and a tracklisting is included below.
Brutal Panda Records released HARKONEN’s seminal rock and roll / hard-core masterpiece, ‘Shake Harder Boy’, on vinyl this September. This criminally underrated album, originally released on Hydra Head Records and recorded in 2002 by Matt Bayles (MASTODON, BOTCH), is getting the vinyl treatment for the first time ever. Vinyl mastering was done at world-renowned MasterDisk studios to give the LP the finest possible sound. The release is very limited, with only 300 copies being pressed on ocean blue and clear wax. The record is available now at this location.
Florida experimental doom/sludge metal duo, DARK CASTLE, released their second full-length ‘Surrender To All Life Beyond Form‘ this July as a deluxe gatefold 12″ LP via Brutal Panda Records. The album was recorded and produced by Sanford Parker (Rwake, Pelican, Unearthly Trance) and features guest appearances from members of YOB, U.S. Christmas, Nachtmystium & Minsk.
The vinyl is packaged in a deluxe gatefold and includes expanded artwork plus a 12 page, 11″ x 11″ booklet displaying the stunning artwork of guitarist / vocalist Stevie Floyd! The record is limited to 500 copies with 250 on Oak Brown and 250 on Orange Flame, and pre-orders are available now at this location. ‘Surrender To All Life Beyond Form‘ is available now on CD/Digital via Profound Lore Records. The album’s official tracklisting is listed below. Additionally, the band will hit the road in North America and Europe later this summer with YOB.
Providence, Rhode Island’s heavy metal warriors, MEGASUS, have released ‘Menace Of The Universe‘, a new two-song mini EP, this January via Brutal Panda Records. The songs, recorded this fall, mark the first new material for the band since their 2009 break-through, self-titled debut on 20 Buck Spin.
The record features a six panel die-cut jacket and limited edition silkscreened art prints designed and hand numbered by the band’s own Ryan Lesser. Order the album and check out pictures of the release at this location.
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.
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 →
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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Brutal Panda Records is teaming up with Red Sun Industries to release NJ noise-rockers FIGHT AMP’s newest full-length, ‘Manners & Praise’, on limited pearl-necklace white vinyl this winter.
‘Manners & Praise’ features 13 brand new tracks and was recorded this past summer at The Jam Room with Philip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness). Vinyl mastering will take place at Prairie Cat Mastering for optimal sound quality, and each record comes packaged with an 11″x16″ poster insert. The press will be strictly limited to 500 copies, and is available for pre-order at this location.
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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.
BRUTAL PANDA RECORDS 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.