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Featured Release Roundup: August 13, 2020

Descriptions and streaming links for new releases from Public Eye, Huraña, LD-50, Es, and more!

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Record of the Week: Bombardement: EP 7"

This week's Record of the Week is the new 7" from France's Bombardement!

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Staff Picks: August 13, 2020

Check out what the Sorry State staff is listening to!

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Two new releases out now on Sorry state!

  • CTRL Group: Demo cassette
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    $5.00
  • Gimmick: Quarantine EP cassette
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3 new releases in now from Iron Lung Records!

New 12"s from Kobra and Cages plus the debut 7" from Huraña!

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New stuff in from Relapse Records!

We have the new Inter Arma cover albums on orange vinyl, represses of all of the Death LPs in cool new splatter color vinyl variants, and plenty more!

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New Vintage Crop album in stock now!

The newest LP from Australia's Vintage Crop, Serve to Serve Again, on Anti-Fade Records is in stock and shipping now!

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New Sorry State shirts and totes in stock now!

New arrivals for the week of August 7, 2020

This week we got in the new Fontaines DC album (regular and deluxe versions), new releases from Beach Impediment and Symphony of Destruction Records, and plenty more!

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Restocks for the week of August 7, 2020

This week we restocked a TON of new and classic titles.

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Sunday leftovers!

New used drop alert! Our in-store customers slept on these, so we've got a fresh drop of used punk and metal for our webstore customers!

Check the new used arrivals!

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.

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  • Rata Negra: Oído Absoluto 12"
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  • Rixe: 3 Titres Promo cassette
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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.

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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

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Best mailorder service going. Buy with confidence.

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