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Featured Releases: June 17 2021

Descriptions and streaming links for Wipers, Maladia, Paranoid, and more!

Record of the Week: Neon Christ - 1984 RSD 12"

"I think this marks the first time Sorry State has chosen a Record Store Day exclusive release as our Record of the Week, but 1. I love this record and 2. as of right now we still have some stock, so it’s not like you have to stand in line for hours to lay your hands on this record." Read more about it and snag a copy for yourself...

SSR Picks: June 17 2021

Read about what the SSR Crew is listening to!

featured distro titles

Latest and Greatest from La Vida

Brand new releases from Reaksi and Maladia, in stock now from La Vida Es Un Mus. Don't sleep on these rippers!

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Electric Chair 7"s back in stock!

We were able to restock another stack of the unbelievably killer Social Capital EP by one of our favorite current bands in hardcore!

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New Chubby and The Gang single

Latest from these UK pub rock'n'roll punks!

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New releases on Discos Enfermos

New 7" EPs from Venganza and Sublevacion, as well as 12" reissue of HHH's 1985 demo tape!

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Detestados LP

Killer, raw hardcore punk from Austin, TX!

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Lots of new Metal titles in stock!

Tons of killer metal reissues, everything from traditional heavy metal to gnarly German thrash!

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Subculture: Live '86 cassette out now!

Subculture Interview

A hilarious and informative interview with 80s North Carolina hardcore band Subculture about their new release, Live '86, on Sorry State Records!

Read it!

Subculture: Live '86 cassette out now!

Live '86 is in stock and shipping now! A vintage live set from 80s North Carolina hardcore band Subculture. Professionally duplicated cassettes on a random mix of colored J cards and tape shells.

buy it!

Zorn: Hardcore Zorn 7" and Golpe: La Colpa É Solo Tua LP out April 2 on Sorry State!

New Zorn video out now!

Zorn's new record, Hardcore Zorn, comes out April 2 on Sorry State. You can pre-order the vinyl here, but while you wait for it to ship you can watch this new video featuring "Keeper of Secrets" from Hardcore Zorn and a brand new song called "A Nail to a Cross."

Interview with Tadzio from Golpe

Golpe's debut LP, La Colpa É Solo Tua, comes out April 2 on Sorry State. The vinyl is up for pre-order here, but while you wait we're publishing this interview with Golpe mastermind Tadzio.

Featured Release Roundup: June 10 2021

Descriptions and streaming links for Qlowski, Chubby & the Gang, The Lost Sounds and more!

Record of the Week: Reaksie - Esok Hari Kepunyaan Kita EP 7"

"Reaksi cops a lot of moves from the No Future catalog (particularly the Partisans and Blitz), but they do it well, with the same anthemic sensibility of Rixe but with a tougher edge" Read more about it...

SSR Picks: June 10 2021

Read about what the SSR Crew is listening to this week!

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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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

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Best mailorder service going. Buy with confidence.

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