Wednesday, 21 June 2017

KRIMEWATCH - S/T 7" out now!


Well summer's here and the heat wave is punishing. Just got back from Copenhagen where I saw Lebenden Toten play one of the best shows I've ever seen and also got badly sun burnt like a proper tourist. Best of both worlds? Either way, I hope you're all having a good time!

Here's a new record available now!

SSR052: KRIMEWATCH - S/T 7"



New York City's KRIMEWATCH are one of the most exciting bands to emerge from hardcore in the last year. The five tracks on this EP are a combination of Japanese punk and early NYHC; keeping it simple with shouted vocals (in both Japanese and English) and driving beats. This 7" is the bands first recordings, now remastered and pressed on vinyl to coincide with their just completed UK / Euro tour.

Blue vinyl available for mailorder only.

ORDER HERE: http://staticshockrecords.limitedrun.com/products/search?q=krimewatch
STREAM / DOWNLOAD HERE: https://staticshockrecords.bandcamp.com/album/krimewatch


We also have a few new distro bits including pretty much all of the recent Iron Lung Records releases among others. Check it out!

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Need To Feel Your Love

Here's the title track from the upcoming SHEER MAG LP, out next month!

You can pre-order it now from the webstore, and it'll be out everywhere come July 14th.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

SIEVEHEAD LP and SARCASM 7" out now

Two new records are available now! Without further ado:

SSR051: SIEVEHEAD - Worthless Soul LP



Some bands start off important, others work it at and become important. Sievehead are one of those bands and they represent all that is good with DIY Punk in the UK in 2017. Born, raised and blossomed in the Lughole, in Sheffield, Sievehead have become a band of greatness. Second album Worthless Soul is an album full of shimmering guitars, the bleakness of 80’s Sheffield and passionate vocals that ooze defiance. It has energy, heart and that special something you can’t put your finger on. It sits next to the classic early 80’s era Gun Club, Arch Criminals (a lost Post punk band that had a 12” on Conflict’s Fight Back label) and Husker Du. But still it has DIY Punk running through every vein. Worthless Soul is ready to destroy and conquer everything and everyone in it’s path.The LP comes with a heavyweight reverse board sleeve with a printed innersleeve with artwork and photography from bassist Joe Singleton. A download code is included.

BUY HERE: http://staticshockrecords.limitedrun.com/products/592075
STREAM / DOWNLOAD HERE: https://staticshockrecords.bandcamp.com/album/worthless-soul


SSR047: SARCASM - Malarial Bog EP


"Sarcasm from London release their debut EP on Static Shock after a great 5 Track demo ('Total Institution' on Far so Far) in 2016. Sarcasm deal in angular post punk led by skeletal guitars and a locked in rhythm section. The vocals are nonchalant and sound like someone totally bored of life and everything that surrounds it. It just adds to the bleak and broody vibes that are sprinkled on each of the four tracks. The sound sits somewhere between a more sparse Crisis, The Fall - in the glory years on Step Forward Records and Hygiene. This is the sound of the past, the sound of now and the sound of dissatisfaction." - Sean Forbes

BUY HERE: http://staticshockrecords.limitedrun.com/products/593145-sarcasm-malarial-bog-ep
STREAM / DOWNLOAD HERE: https://staticshockrecords.bandcamp.com/album/malarial-bog-ep


SIEVEHEAD's European tour also starts tomorrow! Dates can be found a couple of posts below.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

SHEER MAG - 'Need To Feel Your Love' LP coming soon + Euro tour

SHEER MAG's debut LP is coming very soon. It's called 'Need To Feel Your Love' and will be released on July 14th by Static Shock in the UK/Europe and Wilsuns RC elsewhere. They are also coming to the UK and Europe on tour as well!



Here's a track from it:



PRE-ORDER THE RECORD HERE

Here are the UK / European tour dates. A few more are still to come:

Saturday 15th July - Copenhagen Fest, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sunday 16th July - Frau Heidi, Hamburg, Germany
Tuesday 18th July - Vera, Groningen, Netherlands
Wednesday 19th July - Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium
Thursday 20th July - Islington Assembly Hall, London
Friday 21st July - The Lughole, Sheffield
Saturday 22nd July - Mono, Glasgow
Sunday 23rd July - The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Tuesday 25th July - Olympic Cafe, Paris, France
Thursday 27th July - Hani Bi, Marina di Ravenna, Italy
Saturday 29th July - Disintergrate Your Ignorance Fest, Treviso
Sunday 30th July - Channel Zero, Lubiana, Slovenia
Monday 31st July - Venster, Vienna, Austria
Tuesday 1st August - Kafe Kult, Munich
Wednesday 2nd August - Juz, Mannheim, Germany
Saturday 5th August - OEF Fest, Katowice, Poland
Sunday 6th August - SO36, Berlin, Germany

Friday, 7 April 2017

SHEER MAG - Compilation LP (finally) out now!

After a pretty long wait (in fact, maybe the longest amount of time we've had a record in production for), I'm happy to let you know that the SHEER MAG 7"EP compilation is finally out!


SSR049: SHEER MAG - Compilation LP

"Sheer Mag’s Compilation LP features the Philadelphia rock band’s three seven-inches, released between 2014 and 2016. All twelve songs were recorded onto the same vintage 8-track tape machine, carted to various locations around Philadelphia. The first two were produced in a makeshift studio wedged between two bedrooms in the band’s former South Philly house, while the third came out of a practice space in the Port Richmond neighbourhood. Sequenced chronologically, the newly remastered songs reveal a young DIY band finding its sound."
The LP is packaged inside an embossed gatefold sleeve with a heavyweight innersleeve.

Please note if you're in the USA you can order this directly from Wilsuns RC.

ORDER HERE: http://staticshockrecords.limitedrun.com/products/search?q=sheer+mag
STREAM HERE: https://staticshockrecords.bandcamp.com/album/compilation

Sheer Mag will be touring UK and Europe this summer, dates to follow soon!

Other News:
SARCASM's debut 7" is just around the corner. Sleeves are in, and the records are due back from the plant in a couple of weeks. You can stream a song of it on the label Bandcamp page now. You can also stream a track from the upcoming second LP from SIEVEHEAD. 'Worthless Soul' is coming out next month, and they are going on a European tour to co-incide with it, alongside a weekend trip to Scandinavia and also Berlin's Nothing Nice To Say festival. Dates are in the post below.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

SIEVEHEAD - 'Worthless Soul' LP coming soon

SIEVEHEAD's second LP (and follow up to last year's 'Buried Beneath' EP) will be released on Friday May 17th. Here's the first preview from it:




They will be going on tour all over Europe as well, poster below!

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UPCOMING SHOWS:
7th April: Sheffield - Lughole.
10th April: Nottingham - Rough Trade.
14th April: Oslo - Barrekaden.
15th April: Malmö - Enskiftet.
16th April: Copenhagen - Undomshuset.
17th April: Stockholm - Gula Villan.
22nd April: Berlin - Nothing Nice To Say Festival.
3rd May: Sheffield - Lughole.
6th May: I'll Die if I want to - Leeds.
19th May: Sheffield - Picture House Social. (RECORD RELEASE SHOW)
20th May: Antwerp - Het Bos.
21st May: Kortrijk – The Pitsz
22nd May: Paris - La Mecanique Ondulatoire (w/ Dark Thoughts).
23rd May: Freiburg - Kts.
24th May: Munich - Kafe Kult.
25th May: Kreuzlingen - Horst.
26th May: Milan - Venue, tba.
27th May: Ljublijana - Mknž Ilirska Bistrica.
28th May: Zagreb - Močvara.
30th May: Vienna - Venue tba.
31st May: Leipzig - Venue tba (w/ Detergents).
1st June: Hamburg - Hafenklang (w/ Detergents).
2nd June: Münster - Baracke (w/ Detergents).
3rd June: Mannheim – Pfingstfeat, Juz. (w/ Detergents).
4th June: London - New River Studio (w/ Detergents).