Latest News

Latest ISS 7" in stock now!

Yep, we just got copies of the latest single by NC's finest, ISS! It's also the final single on the great Total Punk Records. Get it while it's hot!

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New 11pm Records releases in stock!

We just got in the new releases from Cadenaxo, Freon, Loss Prevention and Big Laugh, plus the new issue of Distort zine.

Hardcore, punk, and metal new arrivals

We're booking private shopping appointments!

Our brick and mortar store isn't open to casual walk-in customers, but we are currently accepting appointments for private shopping. We're also still offering curbside pickup and local delivery in Raleigh (click here for details).

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Bringing Our Brick and Mortar Experience Online

New Releases for the week of July 3, 2020

This week we have a stunning new LP from Lithics (on indie-exclusive color vinyl too!, reissues from Mercyful Fate and Deceased, and plenty more!

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Restocks for the Week of July 3, 2020

Lots of restocks this week from Relapse Records and other classics from artists you love.

Click here for the full list!

New used arrivals

We're continuing to add fresh used stock to the web site nearly every day! Check the new used arrivals for the latest used stuff to hit the site.

New used arrivals

Discover New Music

Featured Release Roundup

Descriptions and streaming links for new releases from ISS, Redd Kross, the Sound, Löckheed, and more!

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Record of the Week

This week's Record of the Week is the debut LP from the Cool Greenhouse!

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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.

Best Sellers

  • Rixe: 3 Titres Promo cassette
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  • ISS: Endless Pussyfooting 12"
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  • Death Side: Wasted Dream 12"
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  • Kriegshog: Paint It Black / White Out 7"
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  • Death Side: Bet on the Possibility 12"
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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"
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  • Cochonne: S/T cassette
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  • ISS: Alles 3rd Gut 12"
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  • Das Drip: S/T 12"
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  • Out Cold: Living Is Killing Me 12"
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