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YOUNG WIDOWS re-pressed, TORCHE robbed (!), new T-SHIRTS and more


Damn, the killer updates to the Robotic Empire – Online Store just keep on comin! This week we’ve got the recent re-press of YOUNG WIDOWS live LP, on 180 GRAM maroon colored vinyl. 500 more of these jammers got pressed up in the 2nd (final?) pressing of this killer window into an awesome live band prime in their element: LIVE! Between spreading around copies to the band and our distributor, we got less than 200 copies of this and its available from us now.


In addition to that, we’ve gotten in some new & exclusive t-shirt designs direct from the bands TORCHE and TIDELAND. Touring with COHEED AND CAMBRIA, TORCHE recently passed through Seattle and handed off some excess records and shirts to us since their old van died and the new one is smaller. With so much gear, no more trailer and 1 more guitar player meant passing off some extra merch to us. Unfortunately, since then TORCHE was ruthlessly robbed in Chicago with several guitars, amps, passports, laptops and other personal stuff stolen. In other words: a MAJOR bummer on a tour that’s already kinda hand-to-mouth since they just borrowed money for a new van. They’ve booked some last-minute shows on the east coast since they can’t get into Canada without their passports… so go see them & buy em a drink or something if ya can! They’re pretty gutted after having custom gear and irreplaceable stuff ripped off by jerks, so if you can help them out in any way, they would hugely appreciate it!


In better news though, TIDELAND printed up some wacky shirts recently to have for upcoming touring in support of their debut Asleep In The Graveyard album we dropped a few weeks back. If you haven’t checked out TIDELAND yet, we highly recommend them. A killer (and catchy) combination of shoegazer, grunge and punk rock to create some kind of all-new megabeast. Three album tracks (including one new one) have been posted here and several others can be streamed here. TIDELAND merch & records are available from us here and TORCHE merch & records are available from us here.

In addition to the above shirts, we also worked out something with MAN IS THE BASTARD too so the classic skull logo shirts of theirs we carry are about as “officially licensed” as they’re gonna get! Stoked on that! Re-upped ‘em in both black & white, so check those out. Also scored a pile of killer new vinyl releases, including several BARONESS 12″s (which we can never keep in stock for long), spacey EARTHLESS jawns, GODFLESH galore, GROWING, the long awaited LA QUIETE / PHOENIX BODIES 5″ import, some sweet VALKYRIE CD reissues and way more. Here ya go:

NEW ITEMS:
* Artimus Pyle – Civil Dead – BLACK VINYL 12″ (Prank) $9.99
* Artimus Pyle – Civil Dead – GREEN COLORED VINYL 12″ (Prank) $9.99
* Baroness / Unpersons – A Grey Sigh In A Flower Husk – GREEN COLORED VINYL 12″ (At A Loss) $16.99
* Baroness – Blue Record – 180g VINYL 2×12″ (Relapse) $24.99
* Big Business – Head For The Shallow 12″ (Hydra Head) $12.99
* Earthless – Rhythms From A Cosmic Sky 12″ (Tee Pee) $9.99
* Earthless – Sonic Prayer 12″ (Gravity) $9.99
* F’d Up – The Chemistry Of Common Life 2×12″ (Matador) $29.99
* F’d Up – Year Of The Pig 12″ (What’s Your Rupture) $10.99
* Godflesh – Love and Hate In Dub – GOLD BLACK SPLATTER COLORED VINYL 12″ (Kreation) $14.99
* Godflesh – Self-Titled – CLEAR SPLATTER COLORED VINYL 12″ (Kreation) $18.99
* Godflesh – Streetcleaner – CLEAR SPLATTER COLORED VINYL 12″ (Kreation) $16.99
* Growing – All The Way 12″ (Social Registry) $11.99
* Japanther – Tut Tut, Now Shake Ya Butt 12″ (Wantage) $12.99
* Landmine Marathon – Sovereign Descent 12″ (Deep Six) $9.99
* Phoenix Bodies / La Quiete – Split 5″ (Holidays) $7.99
* The Fauns – Self-Titled 2×12″ (Deep Space) $16.99
* Tideland – Pancakes – Size: EXTRA LARGE T-Shirt (Self Released) $12.99
* Tideland – Pancakes – Size: LARGE T-Shirt (Self Released) $12.99
* Tideland – Pancakes – Size: MEDIUM T-Shirt (Self Released) $12.99
* Tideland – Pancakes – Size: SMALL T-Shirt (Self Released) $12.99
* Torche – Meanderthal – Size: DOUBLE EXTRA LARGE T-Shirt (Self Released) $14.99
* Torche – Meanderthal – Size: MEDIUM T-Shirt (Self Released) $14.99
* Torche – Meanderthal – Size: SMALL T-Shirt (Self Released) $14.99
* Torche – Shiva Cat – Size: LARGE T-Shirt (Self Released) $14.99
* Torche – Shiva Cat – Size: MEDIUM T-Shirt (Self Released) $14.99
* Torche – Shiva Cat – Size: SMALL T-Shirt (Self Released) $14.99
* Valkyrie – Man of Two Visions (Re-issue) CD (Meteor City) $9.99
* Valkyrie – Self Titled (Re-issue) CD (Meteor City) $9.99
* Weekend Nachos – Unforgivable – RED COLORED VINYL 12″ (Deep Six) $9.99
* Young Widows – Live Radio Performance April 6, 2009 – MAROON COLORED VINYL 12″ (Robotic Empire) $12.99

RESTOCKS:
* Baroness / Unpersons – A Grey Sigh In A Flower Husk 12″ (At A Loss) $16.99
* Big Business – Mind The Drift 12″ (Hydra Head) $29.99
* Black Pyramid – Self-Titled CD (Meteor City) $9.99
* Growing – Live 2×12″ (Conspiracy) $24.99
* Man Is The Bastard – Black T-Shirt Size: EXTRA LARGE (Self Released) $11.99
* Man Is The Bastard – Black T-Shirt Size: LARGE (Self Released) $11.99
* Man Is The Bastard – Black T-Shirt Size: Medium (Self Released) $11.99
* Man Is The Bastard – Black T-Shirt Size: SMALL (Self Released) $11.99
* Man Is The Bastard – Sum of the Men CD (Deep Six) $9.99
* Man Is The Bastard – White T-Shirt Size: EXTRA LARGE (Self Released) $11.99
* Man Is The Bastard – White T-Shirt Size: LARGE (Self Released) $11.99
* Man Is The Bastard – White T-Shirt Size: MEDIUM (Self Released) $11.99
* Man Is The Bastard – White T-Shirt Size: SMALL (Self Released) $11.99
* My Bloody Valentine – Feed Me With Your Kiss T-Shirt – Size: EXTRA LARGE $14.99
* My Bloody Valentine – Feed Me With Your Kiss T-Shirt – Size: LARGE $14.99
* My Bloody Valentine – Feed Me With Your Kiss T-Shirt – Size: MEDIUM $14.99
* My Bloody Valentine – Feed Me With Your Kiss T-Shirt – Size: SMALL $14.99
* Phobia – Cruel 12″ (Deep Six) $9.99
* Phobia – Grind Your F’ing Head In – BLUE GREY COLORED VINYL 12″ (Deep Six) $9.99
* Portraits of Past – Cypress Dust Witch 12″ (Excursions Into The Abyss) $9.99

Thanks everyone as always! Also a quick note to say we are still slightly backed up with orders at the moment so please allow some extra time for your orders to arrive. We appreciate your patience as we scramble to keep up with the recent order volume! Again, please help out TORCHE if ya can! Thanks & peace!

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