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NEON BASTARD debut out now (+giveaway), new RED SPAROWES and way more!


We’re excited to announce that a new Robotic Empire label release is now available, this time from New Zealand beasts NEON BASTARD! Meikhaus is the name of their album and CD is the circular format we’ve released it on. There’s 11 tracks within 22 minutes, so that should say something about the frenzied pace of this maniacal debut. We’re talkin furious punk, raging hardcore, stoney riffs, gritty noise rock and blasting powerviolence attacks.

Incidentally this is the second gnarly band from magical the land of kiwis that we’ve worked with, the first being last year’s crushing debut EP from DIAL, whom NEON BASTARD share a guitar player. Incestious yes, but damn good jams of a very different nature are found on Meikhaus. The first 50 brave orderers will also get a free 1″ NEON BASTARD button. Also: the first person to accurately guess what band (& release) NEON BASTARD have blatantly plagiarized on their album cover gets a FREE copy of said album!

* This is available now in the Robotic Empire – Online Store

* You can hear two tracks here, or possibly here (if you can find the player)

* Tracks from NEON BASTARD, DIAL and 16 others can be found now on our FREE Robotic Empire Label Sampler 2k10. Lil Jon approved!


Decibel Magazine was kind enough to give Meikhaus a nice little review too, found in the current issue with REFUSED on the cover. The detailed history of their landmark The Shape of Punk to Come album is a pretty good read as well. Pick that up here.

Beyond that overdue new label activity, we’ve also got a really solid update for the Robotic Empire – Online Store this week. Almost everything new is notable on some level, but standouts include the new PIZZA er… uh TEENS IN TROUBLE cassette (wtf name change / no more slices?!), new RED SPAROWES on both CD and vinyl, TAIGA import LP (Cliff from ISIS/RED SPAROWES/WINDMILLS BY THE OCEAN solo ambient glory), more imports and even more killer imports. Several screamo and doomy restocks as well, here ya go:

NEW ITEMS:

* Ancient VVisdom / Charles Manson – Split – 1-Sided GREY COLOREED VINYL 12″ (Withdrawl) $11.99

* Gnaw Their Tongues – L’arrivÈe De La Terne Mort Triomphante CD (Crucial Blast) $9.99

* Hot Cross – Risk Revival – YELLOW COLORED VINYL 12″ (Destructure) $16.99

* Knut – Wonder 12″ (Conspiracy) $13.99

* Knut – Wonder CD (Conspiracy) $12.99

* Lords – F’ All Y’all Motherf’rs – WHITE COLORED VINYL 12″ (Destructure) $17.99

* Neon Bastard – Meikhaus CD (Robotic Empire) $5.99

* Reaching Away – Push Away The Moon 12″ (McMurtrey) $10.99

* Red Sparowes – The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies The Answer 12″ (Conspiracy) $14.99

* Red Sparowes – The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies The Answer CD (Conspiracy) $12.99

* Summer Pledge – You Are You 12″ (Self Released) $7.99

* Taiga – Hsheal 12″ (Conspiracy) $14.99

* Teens In Trouble [aka Pizza] – Self-Titled Cassette (Self Released) $4.99

* Wolves In The Throne Room – Black Cascade – PICTURE DISC VINYL 2×12″ (Conspiracy) $25.99

RESTOCKS:

* A Day In Black And White / Golden Birds – Split 7″ (Paranoid) $4.99

* Amanda Woodward – Meurt La Soif – BROWN COLORED VINYL 7″ (Paranoid) $4.99

* Geisha – Die Verbrechen Der Liebe CD (Crucial Blast) $5.99

* Geisha – Mondo Dell’Orrore CD (Crucial Blast) $7.99

* Giants – Old Stories – SPLATTER COLORED VINYL 12″ (Cavity) $9.99

* Hot Cross – Risk Revival – ORANGE COLORED VINYL 12″ (Paranoid) $16.99

* Hot Cross / The Holy Shroud – Split – PICTURE DISC 7″ (Paranoid) $5.99

* Kowloon Walled City – Turk Street – RED BLACK HAZE COLORED VINYL 10″ (Wordclock) $7.99

* Lords / Karysun – Split – RED COLORED VINYL 10″ (Destructure) $16.99

* Monarch – Dead Men Tell No Tales 2xCD (Crucial Blast) $9.99

* Nadja – Desire In Uneasiness CD (Crucial Blast) $9.99

* Souvenirs Young America – An Ocean Without Water CD (Crucial Blast) $7.99

Also worth noting is our insane-o blowout sale on some Robo catalog titles (plus a few others recently discounted). Get em while they’re cheap!

* A Life Once Lost – Open Your Mouth For The Speechless CD $.99

* A Life Once Lost – The Fourth Plague: Flies CDep $.99

* An Albatross – London: Live! Test Press Version – COLORED VINYL 12″ $19.99

* An Albatross – London: Live! – COLORED VINYL 12″ $12.99

* A Storm Of Light / Nadja – Primitive North [split] – PHOSPHORESCENCE COLORED VINYL 2×12″+CD $16.99

* Bad Secrets – Self-Titled – 9″+CD ALL VINYL VERSIONS – $9.99

* Big Business – Mind The Drift – BLACK VINYL 12″ $19.99

* Black Cross – Sink, Knives and Chrome CDep $4.99

* Black Cross – Severance Pays CD $8.99

* Cannabis Corpse – Tube Of The Resinated 12″ *ALL VINYL VERSIONS* $11.99

* Capsule – Self-Titled (Tape + Demo + Tour + More) 12″ *ALL VINYL VERSIONS* $10.99

* Clouds – We Are Above You – 2×12″+CD $14.99

* Coliseum – Goddamage CD $5.99

* Ghastly City Sleep – Self-Titled 12″ *ALL VINYL VERSIONS* $9.99

* Hewhocorrupts – Midi of Profits USB Bracelet $12.99

* Pelican / These Arms Are Snakes – Split – BLACK VINYL 10″ $9.99

* Thou – Baton Rouge, You Have Much To Answer For – BLACK VINYL 12″ $10.99

* Tideland – Asleep In The Graveyard 12″ ALL VINYL VERSIONS $9.99

* Tideland – Pancake – T-Shirt ALL SIZES $9.99

* Torche – Bear – T-Shirt ALL SIZES $10.99

* Torche – In Return – ”Flies’ T-Shirt ALL SIZES $10.99

* Torche – In Return – 10″+CD ALL VINYL VERSIONS $11.99

* Torche – Possessed – T-Shirt ALL SIZES $10.99

* Versoma – Life During Wartime 12″ ALL VINYL VERSIONS $4.99

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TEST PRESS BONANZA – auctioning a ton of rare stuff – ISIS, RED SPAROWES, GRAILS, etc

Title sums it up pretty well. Ebayin’ a small boatload of personal and/or archived rarities. Time to shed a little weight:

http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZroboticempire

* BAD SECRETS 9″ TEST PRESS AS A 10″ young widows pelican
* CANNABIS CORPSE blunted 12″ 1st press!! municipal waste
* DEAD MACHINES future 10″ UNPLAYED! wolf eyes john olson
* DEATH PROOF SOUNDTRACK 12″ LP vinyl!! Quentin Tarantino
* DRUM MACHINE MADNESS 7″ TESTPRESS agoraphobic nosebleed
* GHASTLY CITY SLEEP – 12″ TEST PRESS city of caterpillar
* GRAILS – Burden/Redlight rare 2xLP SET! ltd 200 om sunn
* GRAILS – Take Refuge In Clean Living 12″ LP om kayo dot
    (rare PURPLE VINYL from the 1st press, limited to 200)
* HELMS ALEE – s/t 12″ RAREST VERSION /200 harkonen botch
* HOUSE OF LOW CULTURE 7″ TEST PRESS! isis neurosis boris
* ISIS – Panopticon 2xLP 1st press TEST PRESS SET pelican
* ISIS – Panopticon 2xLP remastered re-press TEST PRESSES
* ISIS panopticon RARE 12″ LP side-B only TEST PRESS tool
* ISIS – Panopticon 2×12″ LP neurosis mastodon 7 converge
    (1st press on RARE opaque ORANGE vinyl limited to 212)
* ISIS – Oceanic Remixes 4x 12″ TEST SET! jesu mr. bungle
    (FULL 4LP TEST PRESS SET! only complete set available)
* ISIS – Oceanic Remix Vol. 1 12″ TEST PRESS khanate sunn
* ISIS – Oceanic Remix Vol. 2 LP TEST PRESS jesu godflesh
* ISIS – Oceanic Remix Vol. 3 12″ TEST PRESS! mike patton
* MAGRUDERGRIND /SHITSTORM 12″ TEST PRESS torche baroness
* MANNEQUIN / TRANSISTOR TRANSISTOR 7″ TEST PRESS! orchid
* MASTODON – Blood Mountain 12″ LP WHITE! slayer converge
* MENEGUAR -Strangers In Our House 12″ OOP built to spill
* PG.99 – document #5 RARE 12″ LP 7 page99 screamo orchid
* PYGMY LUSH – Bitter River 12″ TEST PRESS! pg.99 page 99
* RED SPAROWES at the soundless dawn LP 12″ isis neurosis
    (rare 2x LP TEST PRESS SET! limited to just 10 copies)
* RED SPAROWES / GRAILS – 12″ TEST PRESS om shrinebuilder
* RED SPAROWES/GREGOR SAMSA lp TEST PRESS mogwai sparrows
* THE SHAKERS Omaha The Cat Dancer PIC LP 12″ REED WALLER
* STOP IT – Demo 10″ city of caterpillar kidcrash screamo
    (rare tour-only TEST PRESS EDITION -ltd to 150 copies)
* U.S. CHRISTMAS s/t 12″ LP COLOR VINYL neurosis hawkwind

Everything ends the evening of Sunday, March 7th.

http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZroboticempire

Thanks.

GHASTLY CITY SLEEP vinyl now available!! +RED SPAROWES, TORCHE re-presses!


Low and behold, the GHASTLY CITY SLEEP vinyl is finally done! Only like 9 months late, what? Better late that never birthing this beast though, as this self-titled debut turned out beautiful on vinyl. Two jackets printed up at Ross Ellis (with a thick spot varnish on the outer one) house the fine vinyl made by Pirates Press. This is the first job we’ve hand-assembled in years, and it was definitely worth having a billion extra boxes in-house for, as the end-result is pretty stellar! We made 1165 of these total, with the total pressing info as such:

* 275 on VANILLA (opaque cream with a tiny bit of white splatter)
* 275 on SMORE (opaque brown mixed with opaque cream)
* 275 on COGNAC (metallic gold mixed with translucent green)
* 210 on BLACK
* 130 (rejected) TEST PRESSES with alternate packaging

The test press version is only being sold along with the regular album, and these are now available through the Robotic Empire Online Store!

GHASTLY CITY SLEEP is mainly comprised of Virginia-to-NYC transplants who’ve converted their audio pallet from former chaos (CITY OF CATERPILLAR, MAJORITY RULE) into blissful rock-based ambience. Channeling the ghosts of SIGUR ROS and MOGWAI‘s past blended with powerful guitars, keys, varied percussion and just about everything in between. The multitude of layers involved here are accompanied by a warm, haunting array of vocals… all helping GHASTLY CITY SLEEP craft simply epic songs. Two tracks from this self-titled debut can be heard online here: http://www.myspace.com/GhastlyCitySleep

These LPs will ship out roughly around the time of the band’s record release show on December 15th, and will be amongst our last shipment trip for the year as we’re not filling any new orders received after December 10th. The US post offices are just far too nuts around Christmas time to even try fighting the crowds. We’ll be accepting orders during this break, but won’t start shipping again until after the new year… so if you want stuff, now is the time to get it!

Speaking of “stuff”, along with this beautiful GHASTLY CITY SLEEPdebut, we have just (again) re-pressed the vinyl versions of RED SPAROWES and TORCHE‘s debut albums, along with the deluxe TORCHE followup, In Return on 10″+CD (together).


The TORCHE Self-Titled Reissue 12″ has been re-pressed as the first press is now sold out. Touring their asses off with MOGWAI, ISIS, JESU and BARONESS since its release definitely hasn’t hurt, so we pressed up 1000 more! Pressing info is as follows for this second press:

* 250 on BURGUNDY (dark opaque maroon)
* 250 on CHOCOLATE COIN (metallic gold mixed with opaque brown)
* 250 on HOLY WATER (a weird amalgamation of clears)
* 250 on SAKE (clear with cloudy opaque white mixed in)

This is the gatefold, fully re-mixed and re-mastered edition of TORCHE‘s debut album… which has been completely reworked from the ground up due to the band’s overall dissatisfaction with the original release. This new version is a much more accurate representation of the band with an even heavier (and clearer) mix than the original, also containing an all new bonus track originally recorded during the initial tracking (but only recently receiving some absolutely epic vocal treatment) and expanded artwork.


Along with this, TORCHE‘s In Return 10″+CD has been re-pressed as well. Everyone who’s pre-ordered this second pressing will have their order shipped out on Friday, December 7th. These are now in-house and ready to roll so please order way through the Robotic Empire Online Store. The pressing info for this second pressing is as follows:

* 400 on ASTEROID
* 400 on MAROON SWIRL
* 400 on OPAQUE DARK PINK
* 400 on TRANSLUCENT GREEN SWIRL
* 200 on TRANSLUCENT RED w/ BLUE “PLANETS”
* 200 on CLEAR w/ BLACK “PLANETS”

It sure doesn’t feel like it, but it’s been three years since TORCHE‘s eponymous debut, and now they return with a blistering new release fittingly titled, well, In Return. This monstrous, seven-song, 20-minute EP pushes TORCHE‘s musical extremes even further as the “poppy” songs are far more catchy, and the “heavy” songs are infinitely more crushing. The band continues to explore every side of their multi-faceted personas, presenting their darkest, heaviest and most infectious work to date!

In Return is also Robotic Empire’s most obsessively ridiculous packaging yet; a beautiful full-color John Baizley design as a gatefold 10″ jacket with a printed innersleeve and a die-cut that holds the companion CD in place, all housed in a thick mylar bag with a two-color sticker. Yep, this deluxe colored vinyl comes with a musically-identical CD counterpart so you don’t have to deal with any digital download hassles if you simply want this thing on your computer. However, you’ll definitely appreciate the physical nature of this true beast once you see and hear TORCHE‘s absolutely mammoth new release, as this truly is the most over the top packaging we’ve done to date!

Other new stuff and restocks that have come to the Robotic Empire Online Store in within the past week or so includes the following:

* Ampere – “All Our Tomorrows End Today – BLUE COLORED VINYL” 10″ (Ebullition) – $11.00
* Ampere / Sinaloa – “Split” 12″ (Ebullition) – $12.00
* Battle of Mice – “A Day of Nights” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* Black Cross – “Severance Pays” CD (Auxiliary) – $12.00
* Black Cross – “Sink, Knives and Chrome” CDep (Auxiliary) – $7.00
* Brainworms – “Which Is Worse – CLEAR w/ SPLATTER COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Rorschach) – $10.00
* Brainworms – “Which Is Worse” CD (Rorschach) – $8.00
* Catalyst, The – “Marianas Trench – CLEAR COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Self Released) – $9.00
* Chamberlain – “Exit 263″ 12″ (Hometown Caravan) – $10.00
* Chamberlain – “Five Year Diary” 2×12″ (Hometown Caravan) – $14.00
* Coliseum – “Goddamage” CD (Auxiliary) – $10.00
* Coliseum – “No Salvation – SILVER w/ WHITE SPLATTER COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Auxiliary) – $14.00
* Eulcid – “Hope, And Songs To Sing” 12″ (Altin Village) – $12.00
* Final – “3” 2xCD (Neurot) – $12.00
* Grails – “The Burden of Hope” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* Grails – “Redlight” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* House of Low Culture – “Edwards Lament” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* Iron Lung / Agents Of Abhorrence – “Split – GREY COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Missing Link) – $8.00
* Japanther / The Good Good – “Split” 7″ (Altin Village) – $7.00
* Japanther – “Master Of Pigeons” CD (Menlo Park) – $10.00
* Japanther – “Yer Living Grave” CD (Menlo Park) – $10.00
* Made Out Of Babies – “Coward – BROWN w/ SPLATTER COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Neurot) – $15.00
* Made Out Of Babies – “Trophy” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* MGR (member of ISIS) – “Nova Lux” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* Monarcs / Thank God – “Split – WHITE COLORED VINYL [limited to 110]” 10″ (Mashnote) – $11.00
* Neurosis – “Enemy Of The Sun” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* Neurosis – “Given To The Rising – BLACK / WHITE / SILVER COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Neurot) – $25.00
* Neurosis – “Souls At Zero” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* Neurosis – “Times of Grace” CD (Relapse) – $10.00
* New Idea Society – “The World Is Bright And Lonely” 12″+CD (Altin Village) – $12.00
* Om / Current 93 – “Split – CLEAR COLORED VINYL” 10″ (Neurot) – $14.00
* Om / Current 93 – “Split – PURPLE COLORED VINYL” 10″ (Neurot) – $14.00
* Om / Current 93 – “Split – RED COLORED VINYL” 10″ (Neurot) – $14.00
* Orchid – “Chaos Is Me – YELLOW COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Ebullition) – $12.00
* Orchid – “Dance Tonight / Revolution Tomorrow – BLUE COLORED VINYL” 10″ (Ebullition) – $11.00
* Pink Razors – “First Degree – WHITE COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Rorschach) – $5.00
* Plows – “Those People” CD (Self Released) – $7.00
* Portraits of Past – “01010101 – BLUE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Ebullition) – $10.00
* Prideswallower – “Lifeswallower” CDep (Auxiliary) – $7.00
* Pusher – “Self-Titled” CD (Auxiliary) – $10.00
* Red Sparowes – “At The Soundless Dawn” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* Red Sparowes – “At The Soundless Dawn – CLOUDY SKY COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Red Sparowes – “At The Soundless Dawn – STORMY SKY COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Red Sparowes – “Every Red Heart Shines Toward The Red Sun” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* Sleep – “Vol 2 – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $15.00
* Sleep – “Vol 2 – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $15.00
* Sleep – “Vol 2 – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $15.00
* Tarantula Hawk – “Self-Titled” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* They And The Children – “Thoughts on Becoming a Ghost” CD (Tor Johnson) – $8.00
* Yaphet Kotto – “We Bury Our Dead Alive” CD (Ebullition) – $10.00
* Young Widows / Plows – “Split – BLUE COLORED VINYL” 7″+CD (Auxiliary) – $7.00
* Young Widows – “Settle Down City” 12″ (Auxiliary) – $14.00

That’s the main news right now. For everyone wondering exactly when the ISIS Shades Of The Swarm box set will be done, well we still don’t have an exact date for you. With so many different parts to this massive job, there’s no way to say exactly when it will be done just yet. There’s no pre-ordering for this happening either, so another post will be made when we’re ready to announce it for sale.

And finally, the CAPSULE debut album Blue will be entering production next week as well. The artwork and master are both done and this album is going to be pressed as both formats together (12″ + CD). We’re REALLY stoked on how this is shaping up, and a recently mastered version of “Symptom Of Spectacle” has been posted online here: http://www.myspace.com/CapsuleFL. We’re thinking about doing another pre-order for this one, possibly with some kind of tie-dye’d t-shirt…

More on all that soon, in the meantime the Robotic Empire Online Store will be closing down for the holidays on December 10th so get those orders in early if you want stuff. Thanks!

RED SPAROWES "At The Soundless Dawn" 2xLP re-press! +lots of colored vinyl, new t-shirts, etc


RED SPAROWES debut album At The Soundless Dawn has just been re-pressed and it turned out awesome! We made 1000 more copies of this long out-of-print 2×12″ with half pressed on silver colored vinyl, and the other half pressed on clear vinyl with silver smoke. Both color variations compliment the artwork well, and here is what we initially wrote about the album back when it was first released:

“Tasteful use of space can be a rarity in modern instrumental music. Los Angeles’ RED SPAROWES debut with At The Soundless Dawn, a massive album with unconventional approaches to creating aural landscapes that prove not only tasteful, but downright outstanding. With generous hints to shoegazing’s glorious past, their subtle use of reverberating guitars not only echoes the west coast’s comforting distance of surf rock, but also helps the band fluidly transfer into darker passages that flow more like orchestral movements than modern rock songs. Their softer moments resonate in dream-like sequences that drift convincingly into heavier explosions, dismissing the predictable build-ups standardized by many bands of their ilk. It seems that no matter what pace they are playing, RED SPAROWES‘ music is always in motion… and with alumni from both NEUROSIS and ISIS on board it’s not exactly a huge surprise. At The Soundless Dawn is a seven-track, double-LP album and comes housed in a stunning gatefold jacket, helping make this nothing short of a phenomenal debut.”

Although that was written over two years ago now, it’s still completely applicable as the band really did construct an incredible first album (then continuing on to create the killer followup Every Red Heart Shines Toward The Red Sun which we also just re-pressed as a few weeks back). If you have not heard the material on this album, two MP3s from it can be heard here:

* “Our Happiest Days Slowly Began To Turn Into Dust”
* “Alone And Unaware, The Landscape Was Transformed In Front Of Our Eyes”

(yep, all the song titles are really long, spelling out a story basically)


Along with the recent RED SPAROWES 2xLP re-presses, we’ve also just had a big pile of new additions and restocks to our ever-growing Robotic Empire Online Store… including some sweet new t-shirts (shown above). Done by local Richmond basement-dwellers, the SLEEP Vol 2 t-shirt came in freakishly close to our own recent BLACK SABBATH / black metal tribute/parody t-shirt & hoodie entitled Blackmetal Sabbath:


We post this again as a lot of folks overlooked it in the shadows of the last update, but they turned out fucking sweet as the print is pretty much spot-on and got printed on faux American Apparel t-shirts. These along with a whole mess of new items/restocks are now available in the Robotic Empire Online Store:

NEW STUFF:
* Achilles – “Hospice” CD (Hex) – $10.00
* Apeshit – “Demo” CD-R (Self Released) – $5.00
* Blood Brothers, The – “March On Electric Children – CLEAR / BLACK COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Three One G) – $12.00
* Bone Awl – “Not For Our Feet” 12″ (Nuclear War Now) – $15.00
* Bone Awl – “Undying Glare” 7″ (Nuclear War Now) – $7.00
* Burial Year – “Self-Titled – CLEAR w/ SMOKE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Waving Wheat) – $9.00
* Cattle Decapitation – “Homovore – SPLATTER COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Three One G) – $12.00
* Caustic Christ – “Government Job” 7″ (Havoc) – $5.00
* Caustic Christ – “Lycanthropy” 12″ (Havoc) – $10.00
* Cephalic Carnage – “Xenosapien” CD (Relapse) – $10.00
* Chinese Stars, The – “A Rare Sensation – GREEN / CLEAR COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Three One G) – $10.00
* Converge / Agoraphobic Nosebleed – “The Poacher Diaries – COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Relapse) – $12.00
* Crimson Curse, The – “Both Feet In The Grave” 12″ (Three One G) – $10.00
* Earth – “Hex / Printing In The Infernal Method” 2×12″ (Southern Lord) – $16.00
* Earth – “Hibernaculum – 180 GRAM” 12″ (Southern Lord) – $12.00
* Explosions In The Sky – “The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place” 2×12″ (Temporary Resid…) – $12.00
* Growing – “Vision Swim – CLEAR COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Troubleman Unlimited) – $14.00
* Hot Cross – “Risk Revival” 12″ (Equal Vision) – $8.00
* Isis – “Celestial – RED/YELLOW w/ CLEAR COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Escape Artist) – $16.00
* Isis – “Celestial – RED/YELLOW w/ SPLATTER COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Escape Artist) – $16.00
* Isis – “Celestial – RED/YELLOW w/ WHITE COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Escape Artist) – $16.00
* Job For A Cowboy – “Genesis” CD (Metal Blade) – $10.00
* Lightning Bolt – “Hypermagic Mountain – BLUE COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Load) – $14.00
* Lightning Bolt – “Hypermagic Mountain” CD (Load) – $10.00
* Lightning Bolt – “Self-Titled (Yellow Album)” CD (Load) – $10.00
* Lightning Bolt – “Wonderful Rainbow” CD (Load) – $10.00
* Magrudergrind / Shitstorm – “Split – EUROPEAN IMPORT” CD (Fuck Yoga) – $8.00
* Makara – “Discography – GREEN COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Blood Of The Young) – $12.00
* Man Is The Bastard – “Black – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Man Is The Bastard – “Black – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Man Is The Bastard – “Black – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Man Is The Bastard – “Black – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Man Is The Bastard – “White – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Man Is The Bastard – “White – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Man Is The Bastard – “White – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Man Is The Bastard – “White – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Mastodon – “Capillarian Crest” 7″ (Relapse) – $5.00
* Mastodon – “The Wolf Is Loose – PICTURE DISC” 12″ (Relapse) – $12.00
* Mayhem / Emperor – “Split Live – GREEN COLORED VINYL” 12″ (111 Records) – $16.00
* Melt Banana – “Bambis Dilemma” 12″ (Azap) – $10.00
* Meneguar – “Bury A Flower – RED COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Troubleman Unlimited) – $5.00
* Meneguar – “I Was Born At Night (reissue)” 12″ (Troubleman Unlimited) – $10.00
* Monarcs (members of Capsule) – “Apocalyptic Bebop” CDep (Escucha) – $7.00
* Neurosis – “Given To The Rising” 2×12″ (Neurot) – $20.00
* Neurosis – “Given To The Rising” CD (Neurot) – $10.00
* Oxbow – “The Narcotic Story” CD (Hydra Head) – $10.00
* Pelican – “City Of Echoes” CD (Hydra Head) – $10.00
* Red Sparowes – “At The Soundless Dawn – CLEAR w/ SMOKE COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Red Sparowes – “At The Soundless Dawn – SILVER COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Ruiner – “The Lives We Fear – ORANGE / BLACK COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Bridge Nine) – $5.00
* Russian Circles – “Upper Ninety / Re-Enter – COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Suicide Squeeze) – $5.00
* Sleep – “Vol 2 – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Sleep – “Vol 2 – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Sleep – “Vol 2 – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Sleep – “Vol 2 – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Self Released) – $12.00
* Soilent Green – “Confrontation – COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Relapse) – $10.00
* Some Girls – “The DNA Will Have Its Say – YELLOW COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Three One G) – $5.00
* Woods – “At Rear House – CLEAR COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Troubleman Unlimited) – $12.00

RESTOCKS:
* Amanda Woodward – “La Decadence De La Decadence” CD (Level Plane) – $9.00
* Bathtub Shitter – “Lifetime Shitlist – BROWN COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Ramen Factory) – $8.00
* Behold The Arctopus – “Nano-Nucleonic Cyborg Summoning – WHITE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Epicene) – $13.00
* Birthday Boyz – “The Bro Cycle” 12″ (Life In A Box) – $10.00
* Bucket Full Of Teeth – “I, II, III” CD (Youth Attack) – $10.00
* Bucket Full Of Teeth – “IV” CD (Level Plane) – $9.00
* Coalesce – “Give Them Rope V2.0″ CD (Edison) – $10.00
* Combatwoundedveteran – “Duck Down For The Torso – PURPLE COLORED VINYL” 10″ (No Idea) – $9.00
* Converge – “Unloved and Weeded Out” CD (Deathwish) – $10.00
* Corrupted – “El Mundo Frio” CD (HG Fact) – $20.00
* Corrupted – “Llenandose De Gusanos” 2xCD (HG Fact) – $20.00
* Corrupted – “Se Hace Por Los Suenos Asesinos” CD (HG Fact) – $18.00
* Craw – “Bodies For Strontium 90 – PURPLE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Hydra Head) – $10.00
* Cursed – “One” CD (Deathwish) – $10.00
* Das Oath – “Self-Titled” 11″ (Youth Attack) – $11.00
* Destroyer Destroyer – “The Dead Sleep Like Us For A Reason” CD (Debello) – $9.00
* Doomriders – “Black Thunder” CD (Deathwish) – $10.00
* Envy – “All The Footprints…” CD (HG Fact) – $12.00
* Envy – “From Here To Eternity” CD (HG Fact) – $12.00
* Envy – “The Eyes of Single Eared…” CD (HG Fact) – $12.00
* Fucked Up – “Mix Tape 2″ Cassette (Deranged) – $7.00
* Godstomper – “Art Damaged Masochists Vol. 1″ 2xCD (Get The Axe) – $10.00
* Her Breath On Glass – “Building Monuments To Survival” 12″ (Ramen Factory) – $8.00
* His Hero Is Gone – “The Plot Sickens [black cover]” 12″ (Self Released) – $10.00
* Hot Cross – “Risk Revival” CD (Equal Vision) – $5.00
* Robinson – “The Great City” CD (Debello) – $9.00
* Saetia – “A Retrospective” CD (Level Plane) – $9.00
* Transistor Transistor / Wolves – “Split” CD (Level Plane) – $8.00
* Transistor Transistor – “Self-Titled” CD (Level Plane) – $9.00
* Upsilon Acrux – “Volucris Avis Dirae-Arum” 12″ (Epicene) – $13.00
* Wrangler Brutes – “Self-Titled (AKA “The Tape”)” 2×8″ (Clarence Thomas) – $16.00

Yep, another bigass update with lots of colored vinyl for all you collector freaks and new t-shirts for those more fashionable than us! Please continue to keep us busy and head on over to our Robotic Empire – Online Store… thanks and take it easy!

RED SPAROWES "Every Red Heart" 2xLP re-press on color + MASSIVE online store updates!!

The dangerous and elusive budmonster Cool Dankula demands you purchase the recently re-pressed RED SPAROWES double-LP Every Red Heart Shines Toward The Red Sun! If you don’t already have this stellar 2xLP, Robotic Empire just made 1000 more and they turned out fucking sweet! The first press has been sold out for a few months and to combat the limited color vinyl debacle that happened the first time around, ALL copies of this second pressing are on colored vinyl (500 on metallic gold vinyl, 500 on clear w/ metallic gold “smoke”).

For those unfamiliar with this album, Los Angeles’ RED SPAROWES bypass the fabled sophomore slump with Every Red Heart Shines Toward The Red Sun, and it’s almost as if they skipped over an entire album with the mighty leaps and bounds they’ve made since At The Soundless Dawn came out just the year prior. The reference points of past are less reminiscent with the quintet’s progressed sound, as there is a definitely “darker” approach on this album. However, the intense evoking of emotions is still accomplished through the all-instrumental approach, with more variety and depth than ever before. It’s an impressive effort, and Robotic Empire is proud to release this double-LP vinyl version of an incredible, dynamic and downright powerful album. While RED SPAROWES somewhat rapidly attained status as an instrumental force to be reckoned with, Every Red Heart Shines Toward The Red Sun expands far beyond what they’ve accomplished before and is a captivating new path in the ever-evolving world of instrumental music.

Besides these sweet RED SPAROWES re-presses, the Robotic Empire Online Store just got a return for the last 5 copies of the first press on black vinyl, a handful of ISIS In The Absence Of Truth 2xLPs on black vinyl (also sold out otherwise) and a brand new label shirt that is a tribute (or mockery?) of both black metal, and BLACK SABBATH:

Yep, what other record label makes fun of such revered icons AND makes a sweet t-shirt out of it? And what other geniuses make their first hoodies in the summer? Robotic Empire is that label and we hope you’ll wear our stupid shirts too.

Besides our own t-shirts, we also got a shitload of new ones & restocks from Eat Death in the form of BORIS, GODFLESH, MERZBOW, SLEEP and a bunch of other sweet shirts. Include a whole mess of new items and restocks to the rapidly outdating Robotic Empire Online Store and you’ve got yourself a fairly massive update:

* A Day In Black And White / Navies – “Split” 10″ (Level Plane) – $8.00
* Across Tundras – “Dark Songs Of The Prairie” CD (Crucial Blast) – $10.00
* Arsis – “A Celebration of Guilt” CD (Willowtip) – $9.00
* Arsis – “A Diamond For Disease” CDep (Willowtip) – $8.00
* Baroness – “First” CDep (Hyperrealist) – $8.00
* Baroness – “Second” CDep (Hyperrealist) – $8.00
* Bastard Noise / Antennacle – “Collaborative” Split 7″ (Kitty Play) – $7.00
* Blood Brothers, The – “March on Electric Children” CD (Three One G) – $10.00
* Bloodbath And Beyond – “Jihadcore – GREY COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Little Deputy) – $5.00
* Boris – “Akuma No Uta – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $14.00
* Boris – “Akuma No Uta – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $14.00
* Botch – “American Nervoso” CD (Hydra Head) – $11.00
* Botch – “An Anthology of Dead Ends” CDep (Hydra Head) – $9.00
* Burmese – “Men” CD (Load) – $10.00
* Burnt By The Sun – “The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good” CD (Relapse) – $10.00
* Cave In – “Until Your Heart Stops” CD (Hydra Head) – $10.00
* Charles Bronson – “Mugshot – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Charles Bronson – “Mugshot – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Charles Bronson – “Mugshot – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Corrupted – “El Mundo Frio” CD (HG Fact) – $20.00
* Corrupted – “Llenandose De Gusanos” 2xCD (HG Fact) – $20.00
* Corrupted – “Se Hace Por Los Suenos Asesinos” CD (HG Fact) – $18.00
* Crestfallen – “Self-Titled” 7″ (A Date With Elvis) – $5.00
* Crowpath – “Red On Chrome” 12″ (Willowtip) – $12.00
* Daughters – “Hell Songs” CD (Hydra Head) – $10.00
* Dead Hate The Living, The – “Shock and Awe” CD (Hyperrealist) – $9.00
* Dillinger Escape Plan, The – “Miss Machine” CD (Relapse) – $10.00
* Dreamed Yellow Swans – “Self-Titled” CD (Deleted Art) – $9.00
* Electric Eye / Lords of Light – “Split – PURPLE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Little Deputy) – $10.00
* Electro Quarterstaff – “Gretzky” CD (Willowtip) – $10.00
* Emperor – “Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk – GREEN COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Back On Black) – $15.00
* Emperor – “Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk” CD (Candlelight) – $10.00
* Emperor – “Emperial Live Ceremony” CD (Candlelight) – $10.00
* Emperor – “In The Nightside Eclipse – BLUE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Back On Black) – $15.00
* Emperor – “In The Nightside Eclipse” CD (Candlelight) – $12.00
* Emperor – “IX Equilibrium – YELLOW COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Back On Black) – $15.00
* Emperor – “IX Equilibrium” CD (Candlelight) – $12.00
* Emperor – “Prometheus – The Discipline of Fire and Demise – WHITE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Back On Black) – $15.00
* Emperor – “Prometheus – The Discipline of Fire and Demise” CD (Candlelight) – $10.00
* Emperor – “Scattered Ashes – A Decade of Emperial Wrath” 2xCD (Candlelight) – $10.00
* Emperor – “Self-Titled – RED COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Back On Black) – $17.00
* Emperor – “Wrath of the Tyrant” CD (Candlelight) – $12.00
* Enemy Soil – “Pig – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Enemy Soil – “Pig – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Enemy Soil – “Pig – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Enemy Soil – “Pig – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Enslaved – “Isa” CD (Candlelight) – $12.00
* Enslaved – “Vikingligr Veldi + Hordanes Land” 2xCD (Candlelight) – $13.00
* Explosions In The Sky – “Those Who Tell The Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell The Truth Shall Live Forever” CD (Temporary Resid…) – $10.00
* Godflesh – “Face – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Godflesh – “Face – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Godflesh – “Face – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Godflesh – “Face – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Great Redneck Hope, The – “Behold The Fuck Thunder – CLEAR COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Waving Wheat) – $9.00
* Great Redneck Hope, The – “Behold The Fuck Thunder – WHITE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Waving Wheat) – $9.00
* High On Fire – “Blessed Black Wings” CD (Relapse) – $10.00
* Hot Cross – “Risk Revival” 12″ (Equal Vision) – $8.00
* Infidel/Castro – “Bioentropic Damage Fractal” 2xCD (Crucial Blast) – $10.00
* Indian Summer – “Discography” 12″ (Adagio 830) – $12.00
* Indian Summer – “Hidden Arithmetic (reissue of Live Blue Universe + bonus material)” CD (Future Recordings) – $12.00
* Iron Lung / Agents Of Abhorrence – “Split” 7″ (Missing Link) – $6.00
* Iron Lung / Shank – “Split” CD (625 Thrashcore) – $10.00
* Isis – “Oceanic Remixes/Reinterpretations” 2xCD (Hydra Head) – $12.00
* Japanther – “Self-Titled” 7″ (Deleted Art) – $5.00
* Jesu – “Self-Titled” CD (Hydra Head) – $10.00
* Jesu – “Silver” CDep (Hydra Head) – $8.00
* John Wiese – “Ghost Call” 12″ (Hardisty Disk) – $10.00
* La Quiete – “Tenpeun 01-05″ CD (Sons Of Vesta) – $10.00
* Lords / In Tongues – “Split – ORANGE COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Hyperrealist) – $5.00
* Lords / In Tongues – “Split – YELLOW COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Hyperrealist) – $5.00
* Lords – “The House That Lords Built” 7″ (A Date With Elvis) – $5.00
* Mae Shi, The – “Go Zbra” CD (Deleted Art) – $8.00
* Mare – “Self-Titled” CDep (Hydra Head) – $8.00
* Mastodon – “Call of the Mastodon” CD (Relapse) – $10.00
* Melt Banana – “Snake Song / Love Song” 5″ (HG Fact) – $8.00
* Merzbow – “Pulse Demon – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Merzbow – “Pulse Demon – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Merzbow – “Pulse Demon – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Mindflayer – “Die & Mold” 12″ (Corleone) – $10.00
* Mindflayer – “Expedition To The Hairier Peaks” CD (Corleone) – $10.00
* My Education (feat. Red Sparowes, Pelican) – “Moody Dipper” CD (Thirty Ghosts) – $10.00
* Nadja – “Corrasion” CD (Foreshadow) – $10.00
* Neurosis – “Through Silver In Blood” CD (Relapse) – $10.00
* Orchid – “Chaos Is Me / Dance Tonight!” CD (Ebullition) – $10.00
* Orchid – “Dance Tonight / Revolution Tomorrow” 10″ (Ebullition) – $9.00
* Orchid – “Self-Titled (Gatefold)” CD (Ebullition) – $10.00
* Pelican / Playing Enemy – “Split – BLUE COLORED VINYL” 7″ (Hawthorne Street) – $5.00
* Pelican – “March Into The Sea” CDep (Hydra Head) – $8.00
* Pelican – “The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon The Thaw” CD (Hydra Head) – $10.00
* Pentagram – “Logo – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $10.00
* Pentagram – “Logo – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $10.00
* Pentagram – “Logo – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $10.00
* Pig Destroyer – “Painter Of Dead Girls – CLEAR COLORED VINYL” 12″ (A Date With Elvis) – $10.00
* Pig Destroyer – “Prowler In The Yard” CD (Relapse) – $10.00
* Pig Destroyer – “Terrifyer” CD (Relapse) – $10.00
* Pink Razors – “Waiting To Wash Up – SLUDGE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Robotic Empire) – $10.00
* Playing Enemy – “Accessory” CDep (Hawthorne Street) – $8.00
* Playing Enemy – “I Was Your City” CD (Hawthorne Street) – $11.00
* Portraits of Past – “01010101 – BLUE COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Ebullition) – $10.00
* Red Sparowes – “Every Red Heart… BLACK VINYL (1st Press)” 2×12″ (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Red Sparowes – “Every Red Heart… CLEAR w/ GOLD COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Red Sparowes – “Every Red Heart… GOLD COLORED VINYL” 2×12″ (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Robotic Empire – “Blackmetal Sabbath – Size: Youth Large” T-Shirt (Robotic Empire) – $12.00
* Robotic Empire – “Blackmetal Sabbath – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Robotic Empire) – $12.00
* Robotic Empire – “Blackmetal Sabbath – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Robotic Empire) – $12.00
* Robotic Empire – “Blackmetal Sabbath – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Robotic Empire) – $12.00
* Robotic Empire – “Blackmetal Sabbath – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Robotic Empire) – $12.00
* Robotic Empire – “Blackmetal Sabbath – Size: Small” Hoodie (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Robotic Empire – “Blackmetal Sabbath – Size: Medium” Hoodie (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Robotic Empire – “Blackmetal Sabbath – Size: Large” Hoodie (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Robotic Empire – “Blackmetal Sabbath – Size: Extra Large” Hoodie (Robotic Empire) – $20.00
* Severed Head of State – “Power Hazard” 12″ (Havoc) – $10.00
* Sleep – “Face – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Sleep – “Face – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Sleep – “Face – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Sleep – “Face – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $12.00
* Spazz – “Sweatin’ 3: Skatin’, Satan, and Katon” CD (Slap A Ham) – $8.00
* This Robot Kills – “The Over The Phone Lie Detector Test With Jesus Christ Live – 220 GRAM VINYL” 12″ (Corleone) – $10.00
* Thrones – “Rabbits – Size: Small” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $10.00
* Thrones – “Rabbits – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $10.00
* Thrones – “Rabbits – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $10.00
* Tides – “From Silence – 180 GRAM VINYL” 12″ (Modus Operandi) – $13.00
* Tides – “From Silence” CDep (Teenage Disco…) – $8.00
* Tides – “Resurface” CD (Teenage Disco…) – $11.00
* Tiny Hawks – “Fingers Become Bridges” CD (Corleone) – $10.00
* Tiny Hawks – “People Without End” CD (Corleone) – $10.00
* Torche – “Self-Titled” CD (Robotic Empire) – $10.00
* Transistor Transistor – “Erase All Name And Likeness” 2×12″ (A Date With Elvis) – $15.00
* Tulsa Drone – “No Wake” CD (Dry County) – $8.00
* Tulsa Drone – “Songs From A Mean Season” CD (Perpetual Motion) – $10.00
* Unearthly Trance – “In The Red – RED COLORED VINYL” 12″ (Rise Above) – $20.00
* Uranus – “Flag – Size: Medium” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $10.00
* Uranus – “Flag – Size: Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $10.00
* Uranus – “Flag – Size: Extra Large” T-Shirt (Eat Death) – $10.00
* Witchcraft – “Firewood” CD (Candlelight) – $12.00
* Witchcraft – “Self-Titled” CD (Candlelight) – $12.00
* Wolves In The Throne Room – “Diadem of 12 Stars” CD (Vendlus) – $11.00

So that sums it up for this update. Lots of stuff to listen to, wear and/or just make fun of. Either way, it’s the fucking summer so get in the river and have a good time! Thanks / peace!

Robotic Empire – Online Store

RED SPAROWES 2xLP now available! PIG DESTROYER shirts too!

So holy shit, we got the RED SPAROWES 2xLPs in today for their new album Every Red Heart Shines Towards The Red Sun, and who’da guessed it but they turned out… AMAZING!! Totally one of the most beautiful records we’ve laid our grubby paws on to date and we couldn’t be much more stoked to present this beast to you. Gatefold jackets w/ a classy matte finish, five color printing (metallic gold ink included) and an all-around stunning package. To pat the band and Pirates Press on their collective back, the artwork for this thing looks simply awesome on the large gatefold 2xLP format, and here is the description we wrote for the music contained within:

“Los Angeles’ RED SPAROWES bypass the fabled sophomore slump with Every Red Heart Shines Towards The Red Sun, and it’s almost as if they skipped over an entire album with the mighty leaps and bounds they’ve made since At The Soundless Dawn came out just the year prior. The reference points of past are less reminiscent with the quintet’s progressed sound, as there is a definitely “darker” approach on this album. However, the intense evoking of emotions is still accomplished through the all-instrumental approach, with more variety and depth than ever before. It’s an impressive effort, and Robotic Empire is proud to release this double-LP vinyl version of an incredible, dynamic and downright powerful album. While RED SPAROWES somewhat rapidly attained status as an instrumental force to be reckoned with, Every Red Heart Shines Towards The Red Sun expands far beyond what they’ve accomplished before and is a captivating new path in the ever-evolving world of instrumental music.”

So there you have it folks, the long-awaited 2nd album from the glorious RED SPAROWES is finally available… and per usual, wacky colored-vinyl is involved. Here’s what we pressed of this 2xLP and where the different copies (mostly) went:

* 1400 copies on BLACK vinyl – available mainly through retail stores & distros October 10th
* 300 copies on TRANSLUCENT YELLOW / BROWN SPLIT (aka “Light / Dark”) – available through Robotic Empire and the band only
* 200 copies on CLEAR W/ YELLOW SPOTS – available through Robotic Empire and the band only
* 100 copies on TRANSLUCENT YELLOW W/ SMOKE – “thank you Neurot!” hookup exclusive, available only from them

That should hopefully cover most of the main questions for this except the price: We’re asking $20.00 for this monster release, and that includes postage. Canadians, we need $25.00 US from you since it costs more to ship to you… and International folk, you get hit up for $32.00 US. Again, this includes postage (AIR MAIL) as we’re not offering Surface Mail for this due to too many damn international surface mail packages going missing. And to try to curb some of the rip-off assholes out there, Delivery Confirmation will be used on most (if not all) of the US orders. Just don’t email us in 2 days with “where is my order, it’s been 10 minutes!!!” Seriously, that sucks.

Ebay Scoundrels (and everyone else): we’re limiting the colored vinyl of 1 copy per person. If you want to order multiple version, feel free to do so… but please limit it to 1 copy of each version.

We’re only accepting PayPal payments for this, through our ONLINE STORE only (please don’t message us here about this record). eCheck people, you’re in the clear (even though you are a pain in the ass) assuming your eCheck clears of course. We will be shipping out the first wave of orders before this week’s end, and WE will write YOU when the package ships, so please just hold yer horses!

Now that we’ve gotten all the BS out of the way, how about some bigass PHOTOS of this beaut? Here’s some shots of the gatefold jacket, and then some of the vinyl that we have available:

What’s that, you want to stop looking and start ordering? Head on over to our ONLINE STORE while we blather on some more about the other rad new shit we got…

Remember a year or so ago when we started commissioning John Baizley from BARONESS to design some brutal t-shirts for us? Well either way, we’ve got a new one and it’s fucking awesome. No big surprise there, but the nice thing about this one is that we’re bringin’ it back with this awesome new design made for PIG DESTROYER! Yep, these grind lords let us make up these killer t-shirts for them since they’re not doing much touring right now as they’re hard at work on their next Relapse full-length. So far so good, and we’re stoked to keep the flame lit in the meantime with this burly new design. Check out this beast in action!

Holy shit, right? Longest post from us ever, right? There’s more… we got a mess of new stuff and restocks for the ONLINE STORE too:

* Battlemaster – “Cosmic Neutrality” CD-R (Self Released) – $7.00
* Blues Control – “Riverboat Styx” Cassette (Fuckittapes) – $6.00
* Code 13 – “Discography 1994-2000″ CD (Havoc) – $8.00
* Giant Squid – “Metridium Fields” CD (The End) – $9.00
* Great Redneck Hope, The – “Behold The Fuck Thunder” CD (Thinker Thought) – $10.00
* Great Redneck Hope, The – “Splosion!” CD (Thinker Thought) – $10.00
* Gregor Samsa – “55:12″ CD (The Kora) – $12.00
* Hirax – “The New Age of Terror” CD (Deep Six) – $8.00
* Holy Roman Empire – “Lost In Landscapes” CDep (Hewhocorrupts) – $8.00
* (Lone) Wolf And Cub – “May You Only See Sky” CDep (Hewhocorrupts) – $8.00
* Magrudergrind / Shitstorm – “Split” 12″ (Robotic Empire) – $10.00
* Man Is The Bastard – “Mancruel” CD (Deep Six) – $8.00
* Pageninetynine – “Document 7″ 12″ (Magic Bullet) – $10.00
* Phobia – “Cruel” 12″ (Deep Six) – $9.00
* Phobia – “Means of Existence” PICTURE DISC 12″ (Deep Six) – $9.00
* Russian Circles – “Enter – SILVER VINYL” 12″ (Friction) – $12.00
* Shepards / Quintana Roo – “Split” Cassette (Fuckittapes) – $6.00
* Sinaloa – “Footprints on Floorboards” 12″ (Owsla) – $9.00
* Skitsystem – “Gra Varld, Svarta Tanakar” CD (Havoc) – $9.00
* Sparrows Swarm And Sing – “O Shenandoah, Mighty Death Will Find Me” CD (Magic Bullet) – $10.00
* Sparrows Swarm And Sing – “O Shenandoah Demos (Winter 2005-06)” Cassette (Magic Bullet) – $7.00
* Sword Heaven – “Fan Death” Cassette (Fuckittapes) – $6.00
* Textbook Traitors – “Vinyl Collections Vol. 1″ CD (Magic Bullet) – $8.00
* Textbook Traitors – “You Pull The Strings That Make Us Dance” CD (Magic Bullet) – $8.00
* This Ship Will Sink – “You Are Precisely My Cup Of Tea” CDep (Magic Bullet) – $8.00
* This Will Destroy You – “Young Mountain” CD (Magic Bullet) – $10.00
* Thumbscrew – “Within Hearts Of Redemption” CDep (Imagine It) – $7.00
* Various Artists – “If It Plays…” CD (Thinker Thought) – $6.00
* Victims – “In Blood” CD (Havoc) – $8.00
* Wolfbrigade – “Progression / Regression” CD (Havoc) – $8.00

OK this seriously has to end sometime so… if any of this stuff rubs you the right way please just head on over to our ONLINE STORE and check it all out. We’re going to be hard at work packing orders for a hot minute so don’t be shocked if we’re a bit slow on the ol’ email / messages. Thanks for reading all this nonsense, peace!

RED SPAROWES / GRAILS – Split 12" (gatefold) PRE-ORDER COMBO


OK folks so we finally broke down and decided to do a pre-order package combo kind of thing for our latest split LP, the RED SPAROWES / GRAILS split 12″. This thing has turned out absolutely amazing, gatefold jacket, colored vinyl and all… so why not offer some exclusive AMERICAN APPAREL shirts from each band along with it? Well, we’re doing it.

RED SPAROWES / GRAILS – SPLIT 12″ GATEFOLD PRE-ORDER COMBO PACKAGE

So everything will ship out pretty fast because the colored vinyl is 66ere (the rest will be here Friday) and we expect the package orders to be spoken for pretty quickly too. Our shirt place has said they can turn around the shirts in under two weeks, so everyone who orders a package combo will have it with the quickness as well.

Pressing info is at the bottom of that page. Thanks, and enjoy!