Handstand Records

DIY LABEL & DISTRO SINCE 2000 // hardcore punk metal indie rock vinyl


NEW ARRIVALS and RESTOCKS from Sorry State Records

Got some new and old stuff in from Sorry State Records out of Raleigh, North Carolina. The Joint D≠ “Intelligence” LP is a must-have for fans of Poison Idea and wild-ass Japanese hardcore. The Natural Causes “Self Titled” LP is also recommended if you like your punk loud and aggressive, but still forward-thinking and adventurous. The Mind Dweller demo tape doesn’t skimp on the rock or the punk, taking the best parts of 70s hard rock and infusing it with hardcore energy, a la Annihilation Time. We’ve also restocked the last two albums from the post-punk weirdos in Whatever Brains: their 3rd LP from 2013 is a sonic rabbit-hole of jittery, nervous punk with hints of dark synth-pop, while their 4th LP from 2015 combines rhythmic complexity with big melodic hooks, lyrical sincerity, and overall musical nihilism.


WAR HONEY - Shard To Shatter 12" EP