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Self Defense Family "Indoor Wind Chimes b/w Cottaging"
Format: 7"EP, Digital

This is the third installment of Self Defense Family's "Island Series" of recordings.

Recorded by Jamie Savage at Chem 19 Studios (Franz Ferdinand, Arab Strap) in Glasgow, Scotland.

Challenging is one of the best words to use when describing Self Defense Family. With this release, vocalist/lyricist Patrick Kindlon and Company continue down their seemingly limitless creative road.

Opener “Indoor Wind Chimes” paints a brutal yet honest picture of the end of days. Poetically exploring the rarely discussed politics of dying on a foundation of a beautiful melodious riff. B-Side “Cottaging” is some of Self Defense Family’s best work to date. In it Kindlon, tells his tale of a staling relationship amid complicated mistakes. Through his gift of unflinching realism, he makes his brand of self deprecation a touching and emotional work of art. Without a doubt, this is another stellar release from one of today’s most prolific underground bands.

TRACK LISTING:
01. Indoor Wind Chimes
02. Cottaging

First Press:
342 - White
775 - Opaque Blue
2100 - Transparent Red
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DW163
Touché Amoré "Live On BBC Radio One: Vol 2"
Format: 7"EP, Digital

Since their inception, Touche Amore have been touring relentlessly, playing their brand of emotional hardcore/punk everywhere from dingy basements to sprawling arenas. While traveling in the UK in 2013, they were invited to record at the legendary BBC Studios for "The Punk Show" with host Mike Davies for a second time (the band released their "Live on BBC Radio 1 Vol .1 in 2012 on Deathwish). Again, Touche Amore worked with acclaimed engineer Simon Askew (Pulp, PJ Harvey, Foo Fighters) and assistant Phil Deacon during a half day of recording.

Touche Amore “Live on BBC Radio 1” Vol. 2 offers heartfelt renditions of recent “Is Survived By” anthems “Just Exist”, “Harbor”, and “Non Fiction”, as well as “Gravity, Metaphorically”, originally on their split w/ Pianos Become The Teeth.

TRACK LISTING:
01. Just Exist (BBC Live Version)
02. Gravity, Metaphorically (BBC Live Version)
03. Harbor (BBC Live Version)
04. Non Fiction (BBC Live Version)

First Press:
220 - Clear
330 - Transparent Purple
770 - Opaque Blue
4200 - White
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Various Artists "2014: A Summer Of Blood"
Format: CD, Digital

This great sampler features 20 fantastic songs from our diverse family of affiliated artists.

Tracklisting and Download links are below.

Deathwish "2014: A Summer Of Blood"

01. Cursed - Intro / Fatalist
02. Punch - Not Sorry
03. Self Defense Family - Cottaging
04. Code Orange - I Am King
05. Coliseum - Give Up and Drive
06. Cold World - The Real Deal
07. Young and In The Way - Be My Blood
08. Wovenhand - Hiss
09. Cult Leader - Skin Crawler
10. Converge - Dark Horse (BBC Live Version)
11. New Lows - Abhorrent Endings
12. Death Of Lovers - Buried Under A World Roses
13. Bossk - Pick Up Artist
14. Harm Wülf - Spectrum Blues
15. Doomriders - Gone To Hell
16. Touché Amoré - Just Exist
17. Modern Life Is War - Health, Wealth & Peace
18. Deafheaven - Dream House (Edit)
19. Oathbreaker - No Rest For The Weary
20. Harms Way - Live To Loathe

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DW161
Code Orange "I Am King"
Format: CD, LP, Digital



"I Am King" is the new album from Code Orange (formerly Code Orange Kids), recorded at God City Studios by Kurt Ballou. Unpredictability is the law as Code Orange navigate through their distorted world. Title track "I Am King" shifts from "heavy" to "hard to define" through the use of unorthodox guitar work/percussion and chaotic structure. While songs "Dreams in Inertia", "Starve", and "Bind You" all wear an art-rock crown while claiming a metallic throne. It's not just melodious experimentation though, "Unclean Spirit", "My World", and "Thinners of the Herd" show Code Orange reimagining what aggressive music can be. Elevating and expanding what can be done within the confines of it without leaving it behind entirely. Proving that Code Orange are true artists and not just "kids" anymore.

First Press:
340 - White
736 - Black w/ Green Mix
6360 - Opaque Green
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DW165
Punch "They Don't Have To Believe"
Format: CD, LP, Digital



Punch is a socially conscious hardcore band from San Francisco, California. They carry a recognizably spastic sound with pulverizing breakdowns, intelligent song structures, and brutal vocals. Their debut EP, "Eyeless" (2008), "Self Titled" LP (2009) and second LP "Push Pull" (2010) were joint releases on record labels 625 Thrashcore and Discos Huelga. Their 2011 EP "Nothing Lasts" was released by a partnership of 625 Thrash, Discos Huelga, and Deathwish Inc.

They have toured North and South America, Japan, Australia, and Europe.

We are proud to announce the release of "They Don't Have To Believe" from Punch. Recorded by Jack Shirley at Atomic Garden Studios (Deafheaven, Joyce Manor, etc.) "They Don't Have To Believe" is a monster of an album. Fifteen songs that blur the lines of hardcore and grind. All of them personal, political, and uniquely unapologetic. Buzzing with an electricity that is rare to experience in today's world of heavy music. No polish, just pure rage.

First Press:
328 - Transparent Coke Bottle Green
738 - Gold / Blue Mix
3311 - Transparent Yellow
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DW164
Coliseum "Coliseum Deluxe Reissue"
Format: CD, 2XLP, Digital



Founded by Louisville musician Ryan Patterson and including Kayhan Vaziri and Carter Wilson, power trio Coliseum have grown to become one of today's quintessential contemporary punk bands. Successfully melding progressive musicianship, hardcore fervor, and vital social awareness into one constantly evolving artistic vision.

Over the last decade Coliseum have released music on a host of labels including; Temporary Residence, Relapse, Level Plane, Auxiliary (Ryan’s own label), and even Deathwish (“True Quiet / Last Wave” 2009).

And now, 2014 brings Coliseum and Deathwish together again as their permanent label home. “We have a long and storied history with Deathwish and their family of bands,” says Patterson. “Not only did we work with the label on the ‘True Quiet’ 7”, we’ve toured around the world with Deathwish bands, released a split with Doomriders early on, and I’ve been fortunate enough to design a number of Deathwish releases. While Coliseum officially joining the label’s roster is a new chapter for us, it feels like a homecoming.”

To celebrate Coliseum’s 10th anniversary, we are proud to present the “Coliseum” Deluxe Reissue: A twenty song collection featuring their classic self titled debut album (out of print since 2006) paired with eight essential bonus tracks from their primordial years. Originally recorded by Jason Loewenstein of Sebadoh and now fully remixed by Joel Grind of Toxic Holocaust, the release also features new deluxe packaging, insightful liner notes, and cover artwork by John Baizley of Baroness.

First Press:
98 - Transparent gold
298 - Opaque Pink
671 - Clear w/ Black Smoke
894 - White
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DW162
Cold World "How The Gods Chill"
Format: CD, LP, Digital



Years in the making, "How The Gods Chill" is the definitive Cold World album that the hardcore world has been clamoring for. Recorded by Will Yip (Studio 4) and Arthur Rizk (Salomon's Gate) "How The Gods Chill" is a thirteen song amalgamation of Hip Hop character and Hardcore heart. Openers "Blind" and “The Real Deal” bounce and stomp akin to "Urban Discipline" era Biohazard. While "Never Knows Best" and "No More Fun and Games" melodically and respectfully pay homage to influential legends Only Living Witness and Life Of Agony. It wouldn’t be a Cold World album without a myriad of diverse guest appearances. Queens rapper Meyhem Lauren, George Hirsch of Blacklisted, legendary Kool G. Rap, and even Max B are all featured on the album. Altogether creating an infectious melting pot of sound and spirit unlike anything out there today.

First Press:
328 - Transparent Blue
300 - Opaque Blue
720 - Clear
3136 - White
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