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ALL EYES WEST - "DOOMER" CD/LP + MP3 (ACR 048)

Sophomore LP from this Chicago trio. Recorded by J. Robbins at Magpie Cage. Featuring members of Thursday The Bomb, Noise By Numbers and Dead Ending.
All Eyes West create a blend of rock, with punk influences, that could be likened to early Foo Fighters, Sugar, and Drive Like Jehu.

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ASTPAI - "BURDEN CALLS" CD/LP + MP3 (ACR 047)

‘Burden Calls’ was recorded at S.T.R.E.S.S. studio Graz, austria together with Tom Zwanzger. Mastered by Alan Douches (Jets To Brazil, Painted Black, Kid Dynamite) West West Side Music NY. It’s ASTPAI’s fifth full length record to date, containing their catchiest, most creative and most playful songs so far.

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All Eyes West/Easy Creatures - "Split" 7" + MP3 (ACR 046)

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ASTPAI - "CROHNICLES" 7" + MP3 (ACR 045)

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Three brand new tracks from Wiener Neustadt’s Astpai. Recorded, engineered and mixed by Trevor Reilly and Mike Supina (A Wilhelm Scream) in New Bedford Massachusetts and mastered by Stephen Egerton (Descendents)! (Mike also added a sweet little over-the-top guitar solo at the end of “Just Ask”)

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BROADCASTER - "A MILLION HOURS" CD/LP+MP3 (ACR 044)

An energetic bounce and sing-along-ready vocals are two of the most immediately noticeable qualities of Broadcaster’s brand of refined pop-rock the band has been known for since their inception in 2010. The Long Island based-three piece have shown remarkable constancy in their output since their start and their last effort “A Million Hours” is no different. The result is something almost canonical.

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PLOW UNITED - "MARCHING BAND" CD/LP+MP3 (ACR 043)

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Fourteen years have passed between Plow United Records, fourteen hears is a long time. Brian, Joel and Sean spent those 14 years moving around restlessly and separately around the country and the world, sometimes keeping in touch, sometimes not, sometimes playing music, sometimes not

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ALL EYES WEST/ABOVE THEM - "SPLIT" 7"+MP3 (ACR 042)

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Two song seven inch split from All Eyes West and Above Them featuring the previously unreleased track “Miss Medicine” and “To All Our Friends”.

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BELVEDERE - "S/T" 2xLP+MP3 (ACR 041)

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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the release of ‘Twas Hell Said Former Child and the band’s announcement of their first shows in seven years, this double LP release includes for the first time ever on vinyl the 2000 Belvedere release Angels Live in My Town and 2003 release ‘Twas Hell Said Former Child, both arguabley considered melodic skate-punk classics.

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ASTPAI - "EFFORTS AND MEANS" CD/LP+MP3/Digital (ACR 040)

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Release date: May 18th 2012
Astpai’s new album called “Efforts And Means”. Without a doubt these young and talented men created another masterpiece in contemporary and honest punkrock! Once again they have put out a record including the most essential ingredients in music: their hearts and their blood!

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CRUCIAL DUDES/SHARED ARMS - "Split" 7inch +MP3/Digital (ACR 039)

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Two previously new and unreleased tracks from South Jersey’s purveyors of the crude, Crucial Dudes, and Canada’s melodic punk shred from Shared Arms.

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BROADCASTER - "TIGHTROPE WALKER" 7inch +MP3/Digital (ACR 038)

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Picking up where Joyride left off Broadcaster enlisted the help of J. Robbins at Magpie Cage to record the three tracks on this seven inch/digital download.

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ALL EYES WEST - "s/t" CD/LP+MP3/Digital (ACR 037)

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The debut release from Chicago’s All Eyes West. Features members of The Bomb, Noise By Numbers, Hinter, and an old Jump Start favorite, Straightlegged Kick.

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NOISE BY NUMBERS - "OVER LEAVITT" CD/LP+DC/Digital (ACR 036)

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Release date: November 2011
The sophomore release from Chicago’s four-piece Noise By Numbers, Over Leavitt is 11 tracks of 90’s influence punk rock that has drawn comparisons to bands like Husker Du, Sugar, The Replacements, and one of our favorites, Big Drill Car.

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CRUICIAL DUDES - "61 PENN" CD/LP+DC/Digital (ACR 035)

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Release date: November 2011
With a name as tongue and cheek as the Crucial Dudes, you’d almost think that this New Jersey five-piece doesn’t actually exist, but trust us, they do. Taking a cue from bands like Latterman and Saves the Day, the Crudes play a style of pop-punk that is infectiously catchy and true to heart.
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ONE WIN CHOICE - "CONVEYOR" CD/LP+DC/Digital (ACR 034)

One Win Choice - Conveyor

Release date: March 4th 2011
Battle tested. That’s the best way to describe this monsterous release from One Win Choice. Taking the high energy melodic hardcore they’re known for and stepping it up a notch, Conveyor is a record that bleeds emotion and passion welded together with sheer determination and thought provoking views on where we are and where we’re headed.
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GAY FOR JOHNNY DEPP - "WHAT DOESN'T KILL YOU, EVENTUALLY KILLS YOU" CD/Digital (ACR 033)

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Release date: February 2011
“What doesn’t kill you, eventually kills you” is Gay For Johnny Depp’s second full length album and will be available on CD and Digital February 25th. There will also be a fancy vinyl version coming within the next couple months, it will arrive in time for their tour in mainland Europe. So watch out for dates and be prepared to witness their furious and disruptive live performance.
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RED TAPE PARADE - "THE THIRD RAIL OF LIFE" CD/LP+DC/Digital (ACR 032)

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Release date: January 6th 2011
Red Tape Parade`s latest effort offers a shitload of amazing songs, good lyrics, great artwork, insightful linernotes, fun, melodies, energy, attitude and passion; basically everything a good punk record should be about!
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ASTPAI - "HEART TO GROW" CD/LP + CD (ACR 031)

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Within the last years Astpai developed to be one of Austrias most active bands. Countless tours throghout entire Europe and UK, two long tours in the USA and Canada prove that Astpai are totally dedicated. „Heart to grow“ is their 3rd full length, on which the band once again shows it’s passion for timeless, energetic and hardcore influenced punkrock.

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METROPLEX - "DECADE DIARY" CD/2-LP + DC (ACR 030)

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Straddling a line between the post-hardcore sounds of bands like Fugazi, combined with energetic outburts a la Grade and dramatic parts reminding of Kill Holiday. Metroplex has been a veteran on the Philly music scene for the better part of the last decade. Double Gatefold colored vinyl with terrific artwork and MP3 download with bonustracks.

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ASTPAI "THE SCAVENGER" 7inch (ACR 029)

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For the past four years Astpai has been one of the leaders of the growing punk scene in their homeland of Austria, and The Scavenger is another release that is sure to win more and more peolple over. Fusing a sound that draws comparsions to comtemporaries like None More Black, Samiam, and The Nerve Agents

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A WILHELM SCREAM - "s/t" CD-EP (ACR 028)

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A Wilhelm Scream produced and recorded this brand new 5 Song EP at the band´s Black & Blue studio in New Bedford/MA, along with their live sound engineer James Whitten, Matt Byles (Mastodon, Isis, Minus The Bear, Shook Ones).

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ASPIGA/HANALEI "Split" 7inch (ACR 027)

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Two brand new tracks, one each from both Aspiga and Hanalei. Aspiga’s effort is a step up in sound and production from their debut release, Tense, and sees the band focusing and honing their craft and knack for writing catchy pop-rock that shows hints of Kevin Day’s solo acoustic/folk past that gave birth to the band.

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SIGHTS & SOUNDS DLP - "MONOLITH" (ACR 026) Colored vinyl gatefold

ACR 026 Sights & Sounds - "Monolith" LP

“Monolith” is Sights And Sounds first album after releasing an EP in 2007. Featuring members of Comback Kid, Sick City and Figure Four.

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LIGHTEN UP - CD/LP "ABSOLUTELY NOT" (ACR 025) Vinyl includes free download!

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The debut full-length from this Philly four-piece. Fast and fun hardcore punk rock that’s quick to remind us of what was so fresh and exciting about punk rock in the first place.

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AFTER THE FALL - CD/LP "FORT ORANGE" (ACR 024) Vinyl includes free download!

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“Fort Orange” is the second full length by this threepiece from Albany/New York. 13 solid songs in a style that doesn´t go out of date. Powerfull melodic hardcore, technically proficient combined with distinctive vocals is After The Falls concept on „Fort Orange“.

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DONOTS - LP "COMA CHAMELEON" (ACR 023) Colored Vinyl!

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Call it bravery. Call it tradition. “Coma Chameloen” is the perfect combination of all the DONOTS´ powers and most definetly the most important and courageous step the band has ever made, not only musically but businesswise as well.

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JENA BERLIN - LP “QUO VADIMUS” (ACR 022) Colored Vinyl!!

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Sophomore effort from one of the hardest working bands around. Jena Berlin from Philadelphia with their second album. “Quo Vadimus” benefits from maturation and a sense of purpose that only experience can bring.

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A WILHELM SCREAM - LP “CAREER SUICIDE” (ACR 021) Colored Vinyl!!

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Wilhelms fourth album; another noticeable tick is that these dudes have most definitely been taking notes from Propagandhi in the songwriting department – in fact, the musical parallels between this and Propagandhi’s Today’s Empires …

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TRIBUTE TO NOTHING – CD/LP “BREATHE HOW YOU WANT TO BREATHE” (ACR 020) Vinyl includes free download!

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Another resounding success, the new TTN album, “Breathe where you want to breathe” has landed. TTN has taken their post-hardcore sound to a new level, the melodic undertones to an, essentially rock-album, propels you into a climatic barrage of heavy guitars, intense drumming…..

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BURNTHE8TRACK – LP “FEAR OF FALLING SKIES” (ACR 019)

This winnipeg based four-piece has built a strong sound and an album which will hold it’s own in the ever growing horizon of music.

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NOTHING IN COMMON – CD “METACRASH AWARENESS” (ACR 018)

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Nothing In Common´s new full length CD, contains a very diverse variaty of styles. From energetic punkrock to sweet indie rock moments and even some slight disco-wave influences.

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TRIBUTE TO NOTHING – LP “HOW MANY TIMES DID WE LIVE?” (ACR 017)

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“How many times did we live?” captures every side of TTN´s life in it´s 10 spine tingling tracks and you get an insight into where the band has been for the last few years and where they are headed in future days.

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NOTHING IN COMMON – CD-EP “THE DATASET INTERFACE” (ACR 016)

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Nothing In Common deliver passionate music with a lot of drive and power. This 6 song CD-EP offers everything a good record needs to have: striking vocals, a lot variety and melodies that express desperation as well determination. Additionally this release contains enhanced material including a video clip, picture gallery and two remixes of the title track!

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GAINER – CD “YOU SAY IT LIKE IT´S A BAD THING” (ACR 015)

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Full of driving energy, high-powered riffs and a snappy rhythm section! Gainer from Birmingham Alabama USA actually know how to write solid songs that will stay in your ear for more than just a while! “You say it like it´s a bad thing” will have you nodding along from start to finish.

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TRIBUTE TO NOTHING – LP “ACT WITHOUT WORDS” (ACR 014)

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Intense chaotic post hardcore from the UK. The boys from Worcester in the middle of England are playing excellent live-shows that remind you of the intensity of At The Drive-In!

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MY FAVORITE CHORD – CD “ROMANCE IS DEAD” (ACR 013)

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New full length CD, new singer, same direction – intense, melodic, powerful. With this follow up release to their previous CD-EP, My Favorite Chord from Münster/Dortmund deliver their strongest songs so far.

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KILL YOUR IDOLS – CD “LIVE AT CBGB´S” (ACR 012)

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One of todays best hardcorebands, with a fantastic liveshow at legendary CBGB´s in their hometown New York. These guys are around for a long time, delivering awesome records, playing high energy hardcore shows.

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ASS CHORD SERVICE – CD-EP “MASSAGE INCLUDED” (ACR 011)

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A bunch of older scenesters from Münster, with their debut CD-EP. Those guys recorded a couple of amazing songs. Sometimes they remind me of So Much Hate and other older bands. But they´ve also enough fresh and modern influences in their sound. Rocking old school hardcore still sounding fresh!

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VIA SATELLITE – CD “AUX ED” (ACR 010)

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Another young upcoming band from Pensylvania. On their debut CD they are delivering some kind of modern of hardcore, sometimes silent, sometimes exploding. Some parts remind of Quicksand, or at least they come close to their groove.

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FLAT STANLEY – CD “HERE COMES THE DOG” (ACR 009)

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From Tampa/Florida ex Pink Lincolns. Flat Stanley is coming up with amazing 80ies punk/hardcore for fans of the Marshes, Dag Nasty, Youth Brigade.

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THE VOTE – CD “VOTE ME OUT” (ACR 008)

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From Philadelphia, featuring members of Violent Society and formerly known as When In Rome. Fantastic melodies with a lot of drive and enough fury dirty and raw punkrock following the path of band like Clash, Leatherface or even newer Schleprock.

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MAN WITHOUT PLAN – CD “FUTILITY METAPHORS” (ACR 007)

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In 1997, Man Without Plan formed in the wilds of Port Chester, New York, just three determined youths with raw talent and a sick hunger to take on the world.

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MY FAVORITE CHORD – CD-EP „RED EYED REALITY“ (ACR 006)

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It’s neither possible nor necessary to invent music every monday morning. Regarding this aspect the band was formed in 2001.

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KROMBACHERKELLERKINDER–LP„AUDIOPHONEHARDCOREKIMME" (ACR 005) Limited amount in colored vinyl!

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Decent hardcore/punk from Lünen/Germany featuring Horrorbusiness Records Dave himself. Vinylversion of their previously released CD, in cooperation with Horrorbusiness and some other labels. 4 non CD bonustracks included.

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SUPER HI-5 – 10“ „9.21.99“ (ACR 004) Limited amount in colored vinyl!

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Intense hc/punk like Hot Water Music. Some would call them emotional, we call them powerful, like a silent explosion.

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AM I JESUS/MEGASTORE – SPLIT 7“ (ACR 003) Limited amount in colored vinyl!

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Megastore from Rome/Italy with 2 unreleased tracks, great noisecore with female and male vocals! Am I Jesus with 3 unreleased songs, including the tour anthem “shit on the rest”. Some copies in white wax.

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VIOLENT SOCIETY – 7“ „NEGATIVE ATTENTION“ (ACR 002)

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Snotty, hard hitting 80ies hc/punk from Philadelphia the way it should be. Rare songs never released on vinyl before, originally released on CI Records “not enjoying it” CD.

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AM I JESUS – 7“ „CHROME“ (ACR 001) Limited amount in colored vinyl!

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After 2 CD´s and several tours, the first output on vinyl, slow, fast, melodic and catchy punkrock from Dortmund/Münster.

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