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Nightmare: Give Notice of Nightmare LP PRE-ORDER

One of the best Japanese hardcore records of all time is getting an official reissue on Farewell Records and La Familia Releases. Sorry State is handling US distribution.

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RSD Drops Date #2 Is Coming Soon

Once again we're giving away a limited number of appointments via lottery and we'll be carrying a broad range of exclusives online later that evening.

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Featured Release Roundup: September 17, 2020

Descriptions and streaming links for new releases from Heavy Discipline, the War Goes On, Power Face, and more!

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Record of the Week: Special Interest: The Passion of LP

This week's Record of the Week is The Passion of, the new LP from New Orleans' Special Interest!

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Staff Picks: August 20, 2020

Check out what SSR's staff is currently listening to!

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Two new releases out now on Sorry state!

  • CTRL Group: Demo cassette
    Regular price
    $5.00
    Sale price
    $5.00
  • Gimmick: Quarantine EP cassette
    Regular price
    $5.00
    Sale price
    $5.00

Featured Release Roundup: September 10, 2020

Descriptions and streaming links for new releases by Kuro, Korrossive, Sabre, Nag, and more!

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Record of the Week: Rat-Nip: Comfortable Chair 7"

This week's Record of the Week is Comfortable Chair, the debut 7" from Pittsburgh's Rat-Nip!

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Staff Picks: September 10, 2020

Check out what the SSR staff is currently listening to!

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New Sorry State shirts and totes in stock now!

Staff Picks: September 3, 2020

Check out what the SSR staff is currently jamming!

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White Stains and Invalid tapes in stock now

Just in, 2 tapes from Cruel Noise Records: a ripping debut from Pittsburgh's White Stains and a restock of the killer Invalid demo.

Cruel Noise Records at Sorry State

2 Limited flexis in from Mexico's Estaría Chido Poder Volar

Limited flexis from Farmaco and Jenny Diver in stock now!

Estaría Chido Poder Volar at Sorry State

Who We Are and What We Do

Sorry State Records has the best selection of DIY punk and hardcore vinyl in the world, with well over 2,500 unique titles currently in stock. We're a great music discovery tool, with blogs and other features to help you discover great new music you'll love. We have the fastest, most professional mail order service in punk, with most orders shipping within 24 hours. We have incredible rates on international shipping, as low as 1/3 the price of other stores. We're also a great brick-and-mortar record shop based in Raleigh, NC, specializing in collectible and hard to find titles in all genres.

Best Sellers

  • Nightmare: Give Notice of Nightmare 12" (PRE-ORDER)
    Regular price
    $17.00
    Sale price
    $17.00
  • Rata Negra: Oído Absoluto 12"
    Regular price
    $15.50
    Sale price
    $15.50
  • Rixe: 3 Titres Promo cassette
    Regular price
    $6.00
    Sale price
    $6.00
  • Subversive Rite: Songs for the End Times 12"
    Regular price
    $12.00
    Sale price
    $12.00
  • Electric Chair: Performative Justice 7"
    Regular price
    $7.50
    Sale price
    $7.50

Why People Love ordering from sorry state

Always a pleasure ordering from Sorry State. It seems like my order shows up at my box two minutes after I hit send!

Al, Boston, MA

Have ordered from before & will continue to order. Great products, fast shipments, & wonderful reviews/plugs via email/Facebook/that new YouTube thingy y’all are doing.

Christopher, Milwaukee, WI

Always a pleasure doing business with you guys. An amazing stock of music, fast shipping, and great communication. Thank you!!!

Kenneth, Portland, OR

Nothing but the best at everything. The realist distro for punk shit. As we get older we dive into different shit, and I love that Daniel shows that in his business.

Ryan, Chicago, IL

Have ordered from you before and was very satisfied with the low shipping costs, good contact and overall experience!! Wont be the last time

Timothy, Germany

Best mailorder service going. Buy with confidence.

Derek, Kalispell, MT

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