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Posted by Dead Format 1 day ago

Asbestos Records has launched pre-orders for the repress of Against Me's "New Wave" LP, previously out of print for many years. This version is available on black/yellow split vinyl as well as red vinyl - which is limited to just 200 copies. The red vinyl is included in a package deal with an Asbestos Records t-shirt, with proceeds from those packages being donated to The Trans Life Line.


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Posted by Dead Format 1 day ago

Baroness has launched pre-orders for their latest album "Purple", to be released on December 18th via their own recently formed label Abranxan Hymns. The LP is available on white/purple, black/purple, purple marble, solid purple, or black vinyl - and the band has a number of pre-order packages available on their Pledge Music page including test presses, hand-written lyric sheets, and more. You can listen to their new song "Chlorine & Wine" here.


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Posted by Dead Format Mar 24th

Deathwish Inc. has launched pre-orders for the new Coliseum LP entitled "Anxiety's Kiss" - the follow-up to 2013's Sister Faith on Temporary Residence. This is the band's first full length since signing to Deathwish last year, and the first pressing is available on clear w/ silver splatter vinyl, semi-transparent brown, and silver. An instant download of "We Are The Water" will be included with your purchase as well.


Pre-order here.

Posted by Dead Format Feb 19th

Relapse Records will be reissuing Zombi's earliest recordings, "The Zombi Anthology", this April. Long out-of-print and previously made available by the band themselves (over 10 years ago) in an extremely limited, CD-only run, this is the first time that the band's very first recordings have ever been available in stores.


Pre-Orders for The Zombi Anthology are available via this location while a trailer can be viewed here.

Posted by Dead Format Feb 17th

Sub Pop Records is now taking pre-orders for the newest release from METZ, entitled "II" - the followup to their 2012 self-titled LP. All customers who pre-order the LP version of "II" will receive the album on Loser edition, colored vinyl, and will receive an instant download of the track “Acetate”, as well as a 2nd track before release day. The album is scheduled for release on May 2, 2015.


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Posted by Dead Format Feb 15th

Grave Mistake Records and Toxic Pop Records have launched pre-orders for Tenement's new "Bruised Music Volume One" LP, a compilation featuring 10 tracks from the band recorded between 2006 and 2009. The release includes an eight page booklet consisting of liner notes from the band, as well as an assortment of anecdotes and recollections from various friends, journalists, and musical peers reflecting on these formative years of Tenement's career. The LP is limited to 220 copies on green vinyl, 895 on black, and includes a digital download. Stream a remastered version of "The Fire Is Out" over at A.V. Club


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Posted by Dead Format Feb 15th

Life To Live Records is now taking pre-orders for the new self-titled 7" from Florida hardcore band Hardwired. This first pressing is limited to 650 total copies: 110 on surprise vinyl, 220 green, and 330 black. Stream the entire record over at Life To Live's Bandcamp page.


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Posted by Dead Format Feb 11th
US Death Metal legends, Nile will see the deluxe reissuing of their first four full-lengths via Relapse Records this Spring as part of the label's ongoing 25th anniversary celebration. The albums Amongst The Catacombs of Nephren-Ka (1998), Black Seeds of Vengeance (2000), In Their Darkened Shrines (2002) and Annihilation of the Wicked (2005) have all been out-of-print on vinyl since their initial release, with the exception of Amongst the Catacombs..., which has been out of print for over seven years.

The deluxe reissues will each contain a digital download code of the full album and will be released on April 7th in North America, April 6th in UK/World, and April 3rd in Germany/Benelux/Finland. A limited number of Nile sticker packs will be included with pre-orders for all four titles. All four albums can be heard via Bandcamp here.

Pre-order here.
Posted by Dead Format Jan 29th
No Sleep Records has launched pre-orders for the latest Rocky Votolato LP, "Hospital Handshakes". This release is the followup to 2012's "Television of Saints", and features a number of collaborators - including his brother Cody Votolato (The Blood Brothers), Eric Corson (The Long Winters), Andy Lum (Craft Spells/My Goodness), Casey Foubert (Sufjan Stevens), and was produced by Chris Walla. The LP is limited to 100 copies on coke bottle swirl vinyl (2015 subscription edition), 600 cloudy clear w/ blue haze, and 800 tri-color (black/white/light blue). Check out a stream of "The Hereafter" on Stereogum here.

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Posted by Dead Format Jan 28th
Barsuk Records has launched pre-orders for Death Cab For Cutie's Latest full length, "Kintsugi". This marks the band's first new release since founding guitarist/keyboardist/producer Chris Walla announced his departure from the band just after completing work on the album.

The Barsuk release of Kintsugi is on three sides of high-quality 180-gram vinyl (with an etching on side D), and includes the entire album on CD. Packaged in a gatefold jacket embossed with gold foil, the first pressing is on colored vinyl — side A/B on gold and side C/D on white. The band's official store has bundles that include a limited slipmat and lithograph poster as well.

Order from Barsuk here, or from the band here.
Posted by Dead Format Jan 27th
Siaynoq Records and Hummus Records have teamed up to bring you the new LP from Switzerland's The Fawn, entitled "Branches" - available on black or white vinyl.

Check out a full stream of the album here, and pre-order from Siaynoq Records (US) or Hummus Records (INTL).
Posted by Dead Format Sep 12th, 2014
Brutal Panda Records has announced that pre-orders are now available for "Clean Hands", the first full length LP from Philadelphia, PA's noise rock quartet Ladder Devils. Clean Hands was recorded at Gradwell House Studios in Haddon Heights, NJ by Steve Poponi (Fight Amp) in the winter of 2013/2014 and will see it’s release on November 4th. The LP is limited to 300 copies on white vinyl, and 6 test presses.

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Posted by Dead Format Sep 12th, 2014
The Mylene Sheath has launched pre-orders for the new "Above & Down Below" LP from Aeges. For anyone unfamiliar, the label has this to say: "If you take a pinch of Antenna-era Cave In, a dash of 90's alt/space-rock heroes Failure & Hum, mix it with a cup of post-hardcore legends Quicksand, and blend it with some Deftones & Queens Of The Stone Age... then you are maybe getting an idea of just how hard this band crushes." This release is limited to 300 copies on translucent pilsner & opaque gold swirl w/bronze splatter, 100 translucent green w/gold splatter, 100 translucent pilsner w/mint green splatter, and 25 test presses w/stenciled jackets, hand-numbered. All vinyl copies include a download coupon that contains the full album, a bonus EP of acoustic versions of two songs, and three cover songs.

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Posted by Dead Format Sep 3rd, 2014
New Dead Format Merchandise is now available in the online store - we've got a brand new "Support Your Local Record Store" 2 color silkscreened print limited to just 60, a couple different totebags (perfect for carrying records from the record store) and a few different t-shirts. Check it out!

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