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Slabdragger/Wren 'Mothers Of Beef And The Magic Of Invention'... 30 August 2017


We are very pleased to launch preorders for 'Mothers Of Beef And The Magic Of Invention' a split by Slabdragger and Wren! This will be a one time only pressing so don't miss out.

PREORDER ON 12"/CD/DD: hyperurl.co/mothersofbeef
Out 27.10.17
Monthly subscribers: This release will be part of your October subscriber package

Slabdragger explore their most carefree, fun side, turning Frank Zappa’s ‘Muffin Man' into a 10 minute-plus quagmire of sludge. Wren meanwhile make Captain Beefheart’s ‘Electricity’ bristle with a cold, almost mechanical, Krautian post-metal edge.

“Muffin Man has one of the best, catchiest riffs ever written. It’s so simple but driven through loads of fuzz and volume, we always have...

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Idylls 'The Barn' 24 July 2017

We are pleased to reveal that we will be releasing IDYLLS' third album - 'The Barn'. Since hearing Prayer For Terrene we've been blown away by the band's musical intelligence and pure intensity so we're very happy to be working with them!

1. No Virility
2. Neuroqueering On Shift
3. Learnt Young
4. On My Chopping
5. Muck And Vulnerability
6. Maslows Dogs
7. Choke Opportunity
8. Glare From The Shallow Basin
9. In The Barn

Pre-orders available from next week
Out 29.09.17 via Holy Roar Records & Black Wire Records

'No Virility' premieres on Radio 1 Rock Show on Sunday. The first single of the album 'Maslows Dogs' is available to stream now: https://holyroarrecords.bandcamp.com/track/maslows-dogs-2
Artwork by Sophie Hunt

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Holy Roar x Deathwish Inc. 23 June 2017

It is with great excitement that we announce our new US store and North American distribution deal with Deathwish Inc.. All of our available back catalogue and future releases will be distributed across 500+ stores in North America and will be available for sale on the Deathwish US store.

We are very happy to finally bring our releases closer to our US supporters.

New US store: http://bit.ly/holyroarUS

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Helpless debut album... 19 June 2017

Helpless - Debt
LP/CD/DD
Out 08.09.17
Via Holy Roar Records

Debt, a 10 song excursion in dissonance, does everything it needs to in the time it takes most bands to open up. This is no drawn out prog opus; instead, a supremely dark, engagingly short, sharp, shock to the system. If further musical pointers are needed then perhaps the menace of early Gaza and the turn-on-a-dime musical dexterity of Breather Resist often combined with grindcore would be a good place to start.

Having previously delivered on their promising self titled EP, HELPLESS have returned with a savagely blunt album that not only increases their sonic intensity tenfold, but expands their palate from a chaotic hardcore base into grindcore, noise rock...

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Stream 'The Warmth Of A Dying Sun' in full... 12 May 2017

Stream 'The Warmth Of A Dying Sun' in it's entirety over at The Independent and Morecore Germany!

Preorders are shipping from today, we are running low on stock of the limited tri-colour twisted stripe vinyl variant and exclusive merch - buy now to avoid disappointment!

Catch Employed To Serve at one of their upcoming shows:

19.05.17 - London | The Old Blue Last (event page)

20.05.17 - Brighton | Bleach (event page)

30.05.17 - Wiesbaden | Kulturpalast (event page) +

31.05.17 - Berlin | Scharni 28 (event page) +

01.06.17 - Hannover | Bei Chez Heinz (event page) +

02.06.17 - Cologne | Jungle (event page) +

03.06.17 - Utrecht | DB's (event page) +

04.06.17 -...

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Wren's debut album 'Auburn Rule'... 25 April 2017

New Wren incoming...


Following on from the release of their colossal EP 'Host', London-based progressive sludge/noise-rock four-piece Wren are releasing a new album 'Auburn Rule'. Out 14.07.17.

Track listing:
1. In Great Yield
2. Scour The Grassland
3. The Herd
4. Traverse
5. Dwellers Of The Sepulchre

To coincide with the release of 'Auburn Rule' Wren have also announced a UK release tour with FVNERALS, they will be playing the following dates:

30th June - London - Birthdays
1st July - Birmingham - The Flapper
2nd July - Bristol - The Cube
3rd July - Cardiff - The Full Moon
4th July - Brighton - The Prince Albert

Preorder information coming soon.

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Svalbard: New video/new song/new 7" preorder..... 15 November 2016

Check out the brand new video for 'Open The Cages', the new song by Svalbard taken from their forthcoming split 7" with The Tidal Sleep released by This Charming Man Records. We are running a UK preorder for the 7" right HERE, with a release date of January 2017.

Don't forget to check out Svalbard's recent 'Discography 2012-2014' 2xLP (and shirt) which rounds up all 15 songs the band recorded prior to the incredible debut album 'One Day All This Will End'

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