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Tis the season!

  • Sorry State Records Gift Card
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  • Personalized Concierge Service
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Sorry State's Weekly Newsletter: December 2 2021

New and Recommended Hardcore/punk Ragers!

  • Antisocial Action: Unrelenting Sonic Slaughter cassette
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    $6.00
  • Antisocial Action: Rot In Chemical World cassette
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    $6.00
  • Fatum / Decade: Split 12"
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    $18.00
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    $18.00
  • Alien Nosejob: Paint It Clear 12"
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    $18.00
  • Yleiset Syyt: Umpikujamekanismi 7"
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    $9.00
  • Urin: Afekt 7"
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    $9.00
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    $9.00
  • The Electronic Circus: Direct Lines 7"
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    $9.00
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    $9.00
  • Antibodies: LP 2021 7"
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    $12.00
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    $12.00
  • The Chisel: Enough Said 7" flexi
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    $6.50
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    $6.50
  • Lebenden Toten: Near Dark 12"
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    $15.00
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    $15.00

Recommended Punk Reissues

  • Autarkia: Punks Al Slam 12"
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    $18.00
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    $18.00
  • Vatican Commandos: Hit Squad For God 7"
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    $12.00
  • Vatican Commandos: Just A Frisbee 7"
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    $12.00
  • Sedicion: En Las Calles 12"
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    $21.00
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    $21.00
  • Bad Brains: Rock For Light 12"
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    $24.00
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    $24.00
  • Agression: Greatest 12"
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    $24.00
  • Chaotic Dischord: Dont Throw It All Away 12"
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    $20.00
  • Apatia: Demo 1991 + Greencore Anthology 12"
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    $30.00
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    $30.00
  • Siekiera: Jarocin 12"
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  • Deuter: Demos 1981-1984 12"
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Recommended books, zines, and other reads

  • My War #9 zine
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    $8.00
  • Distort #58 zine
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    $11.00
  • Life Stinks I Like The Kinks #6 zine
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    zines
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    $8.00
  • Forever Punk photo book
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    books
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    $45.00
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    $45.00
  • Eve of Darkness book
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    UXB Press
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    $52.00
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    $52.00

2 New Sorry State Releases Out Now!

Scalple: Skillful Butchers 12"
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$18.00
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$18.00
Lasso: S/T 7"
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$8.00
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$8.00

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, withĀ blogs and otherĀ 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 haveĀ incredibleĀ 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,Ā specializing in collectible and hard toĀ find titles in all genres.

Best Sellers

  • Rudimentary Peni: Great War 12"
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    $12.00
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    $12.00
  • Public Acid: Condemnation 7"
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    $8.00
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    $8.00
  • Zulu: My People... Hold On cassette (PRE-ORDER; ships October 22)
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    $5.00
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    $5.00
  • Zulu: Our Day Will Come EP cassette (PRE-ORDER; ships October 22)
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    $5.00
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    $5.00
  • The Chisel: Deconstructive Surgery 7"
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    $10.00
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    $10.00

Why People Love ordering from sorry state

Awesome label! Awesome music! and awesome shipping time! Thanks a ton!

Erek K.

Excellent service, rapid dispatch, really cool shop. Only problem for me is I wish you were in the U.K.!! But it won't prevent me from buying more vinyl from this top store. I love the weekly newsletters too.

Ashley P.

Prompt notification and shipping. Records were packaged perfectly. Best and most consistent online record shopping experience Iā€™ve had.

Nicholas M.

Y'all are always great. Can't improve upon perfection.

Jonathan V.

Excellent transaction. Always get turned on to some great music.

Richard M.

Not all heroes wear capes - one of the best stores going. Buy with confidence.

Cory R.

Shipped fast, and packed well! Love the newsletters as well.

Ryan G.

Super ILL packaging, quick shipment, only complaint is that y'all load too much stuff I want on the site, all the time.

Darren G.

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