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Featured distro titles

New Tapes from Chaotic Uprising

Two raging NY punk bands! New tape from Vivisected Numbskulls and debut release from Hounds of War!

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Flex! - Japan Part 2 Book

2nd edition of this thorough discography book, cataloging Japanese punk, hardcore, post-punk and mod releases that span from 1987 to 1992. We expect these to sell quickly!

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Public Acid: Condemnation 7"

Crushing new EP from VA/NC's Public Acid, released on Beach Impediment Records. Grab this scorcher while you can!

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Featured Release Roundup: November 26, 2020

Descriptions and streaming links for new releases from Hekátē, Solvent, Septic Yanks, Sudden Impact, Death Sentence, and more!

Record of the Week: Astaron: S/T LP

This week's Record of the Week is Sealed Records' reissue of the 1988 LP by Austria's Astaron.

Staff Picks: November 26, 2020

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Featured Release Roundup: November 19, 2020

Descriptions and streaming links for new releases from Molchat Doma, Vex, Deseos Primitivos, Patois Counselors, and more!

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Record of the Week: Lebenden Toten: Synaptic Noise Dissociation LP

This week's Record of the Week is Synaptic Noise Dissociation, the new live LP from Portland's Lebenden Toten!

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Staff Picks: November 19, 2020

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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.

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  • Totalitär: Heydays Revisited 7"
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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.

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