Sorry State During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Our Raleigh store is currently closed to the public, but you can click here for a Sorry State online experience designed for our in-store regulars, including options for local pickup and delivery. While the store is closed, we'll be adding records to our web site as quickly as possible, bringing the world-class selection of new, used, and collectible vinyl available in our brick-and-mortar store to our website. 

We are still buying vinyl! Click here if you have records you would like to sell!

Latest News

New releases on La Vida Es Un Mus and Static Shock in stock now!

New stuff from Cold Meat, Soakie, Muro & Orden Mundial, FOC, and Algara!

Check the Recommended New Arrivals section!

Scarecrow limited "tour" tape in stock now!

Originally intended for Scarecrow's spring 2020 tour, this limited tape with 4 cover songs is now available from Sorry State. Proceeds go to the band to help recoup expenses from their canceled tour.

Buy it!

We're still online and shipping daily!

With our brick and mortar store currently closed due to COVID-19 we're pouring all of our resources into our online game. Click below for information on how we're bringing our in-store experience online.

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Watch Mutant Strain play "Hog Tied" from their upcoming LP on Sorry State!

Check out this video of Mutant Strain playing a guerrilla set in a semi-abandoned shopping mall in their hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina. They only made it through one song before they got kicked out, but it's a ripping track from their upcoming LP due out on Sorry State later this year. 

Discover New Music

Featured Release Roundup

Descriptions and streaming links for new releases from Hate Preachers, Smut, Discovery, Vanity, and more!

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Record of the Week

This week's Record of the Week is Hot and Flustered, the debut LP from Australian punks Cold Meat!

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Staff Picks

Check out what the SSR staff is currently jamming!

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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.

Fitness Womxn Interview

Learn more about their new album New Age Record, out now on Sorry State

Best Sellers

  • Loose Nukes: Behind The Screen 7"
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    $7.50
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    $7.50
  • Rixe: 3 Titres Promo cassette
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    $6.00
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    $6.00
  • Rixe: Collection 12"
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    $19.00
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    $19.00
  • Nosferatu: Sounds of Hardcore 7"
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    $5.00
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    $5.00
  • Haram: Where Were You on 9/11? 7"
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    $8.50
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    $8.50

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

Latest Sorry State Label Releases

  • Fitness Womxn: New Age Record 12"
    Regular price
    $15.00
    Sale price
    $15.00
  • Cochonne: S/T cassette
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    Sold out
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    $5.00
  • ISS: Alles 3rd Gut 12"
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    $15.00
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    $15.00
  • Das Drip: S/T 12"
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    $15.00
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    $15.00
  • Out Cold: Living Is Killing Me 12"
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    $15.00
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    $15.00

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