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Hüstler's new EP available for pre-order!

On October 22, Sorry State will release the new EP from New York's Hüstler. Listen to the first preview track, "Eat Your Heart Out," and preorder the cassette (limited to 100 copies) here!

Recommended books, zines, and other reads

  • Eve of Darkness book
    Vendor
    UXB Press
    Regular price
    $52.00
    Sale price
    $52.00
  • Zero Magazine photo book
    Vendor
    books
    Regular price
    $38.00
    Sale price
    $38.00
  • Sakevi Yokoyama: Oppressive Liberation SPIRIT Vol 1 book
    Vendor
    Beast Arts
    Regular price
    $110.00
    Sale price
    $110.00
  • Razorblades & Aspirin #13 zine
    Vendor
    zines
    Regular price
    $10.00
    Sale price
    $10.00
  • North From Here - The Sentenced Story book
    Vendor
    Svart Records
    Regular price
    $36.00
    Sale price
    $36.00

Sorry State's Weekly Newsletter: October 14 2021

3 New Sorry State Releases Out Now!

Cochonne: S/T 12"
Regular price
$17.00
Sale price
$17.00
Scalple: Skillful Butchers 12"
Regular price
$18.00
Sale price
$18.00
Lasso: S/T 7"
Regular price
$8.00
Sale price
$8.00

New and Recommended Hardcore/punk Ragers!

  • Hologram: No Longer Human 12"
    Regular price
    $18.00
    Sale price
    $18.00
  • Nasti: Life Is Nasti 12"
    Regular price
    $18.00
    Sale price
    $18.00
  • Quarantine: Agony 12"
    Regular price
    $15.00
    Sale price
    $15.00
  • Sistema En Decadencia: Nuestro Legado 12"
    Regular price
    $28.00
    Sale price
    $28.00
  • Mujeres Podridas: Muerte En Paraiso 12"
    Regular price
    $15.00
    Sale price
    $15.00
  • Condor: Singles 2017-2018 12"
    Regular price
    $15.00
    Sale price
    $15.00
  • Canal Irreal: S/T 12"
    Regular price
    $15.00
    Sale price
    $15.00
  • Personal Damage: Demo 7" flexi
    Regular price
    $9.50
    Sale price
    $9.50
  • Algara: Absortos En El Tedio Eterno 12"
    Regular price
    $21.00
    Sale price
    $21.00
  • Straw Man Army: Age of Exile 12" (euro press)
    Regular price
    $20.00
    Sale price
    $20.00

Recommended Punk Reissues

  • Vains: You May Not Believe in Vains But You Cannot Deny Terror 7"
    Regular price
    $9.00
    Sale price
    $9.00
  • Soul Patrol: Mara 7"
    Regular price
    $9.00
    Sale price
    $9.00
  • The Worst: Worst of The Worst 12"
    Regular price
    $21.00
    Sale price
    $21.00
  • Spitboy: Body of Work 12"
    Regular price
    $28.00
    Sale price
    $28.00
  • 7 Seconds: The Crew (Deluxe Edition) 12"
    Regular price
    $35.00
    Sale price
    $35.00
  • The Destructors: Electronic Church 7"
    Regular price
    $8.00
    Sale price
    $8.00
  • Doom: Complete Peel Sessions 12"
    Regular price
    $22.00
    Sale price
    $22.00
  • Doom: Doomed From The Start 12"
    Regular price
    $22.00
    Sale price
    $22.00

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, 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

  • Rudimentary Peni: Great War 12"
    Regular price
    $12.00
    Sale price
    $12.00
  • Public Acid: Condemnation 7"
    Regular price
    $8.00
    Sale price
    $8.00
  • Zulu: My People... Hold On cassette (PRE-ORDER; ships October 22)
    Regular price
    $5.00
    Sale price
    $5.00
  • Zulu: Our Day Will Come EP cassette (PRE-ORDER; ships October 22)
    Regular price
    $5.00
    Sale price
    $5.00
  • Electric Chair: Social Capital 7"
    Regular price
    $10.50
    Sale price
    $10.50

Why People Love ordering from sorry state

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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.

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Prompt notification and shipping. Records were packaged perfectly. Best and most consistent online record shopping experience I’ve had.

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

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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.

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