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  1. 05.19.15 RAW POWER/DEATHWISH tour dates announced!

    The legendary Beer City band known as RAW POWER will be heading out on a US tour starting June 6th. They will be leaving people speechless as they lay down their thrash/crossover/hardcore/punk precision and mayhem that has made them famous for over 33 years! They will start out in Chicago and do some midwest dates then head over to the west coast.

    Accompanying them will be DEATHWISH in support of their debut album 'Out For Blood'. It's nine songs of motocharged fast, relentless guitar driven tracks that will knock you off your feet and take no prisoners! Fans of MOTORHEAD,GBH, DISFEAR, and MIDNIGHT will enjoy the destruction DEATHWISH has unleashed!

    You can get DEATHWISH's new full length 'Out for Blood'.As well as RAW POWER's latest full length 'Tired and Furious' along with their 'The Reagan Years DVD/2xCD Box Set'. At your local record store , tons of online stores. Including our online store and Raw Power-Tired and Furious - itunes , Raw Power -The Reagan Years - itunes , Deathwish-Out for Blood - itunes ! Stores get it from Independent Label Distribution!

    "Deathwish's musicianship is so tight, it almost chokes the ears; there's no slack to be found anywhere on this album!" - Jeanne Fury - Decibel

    A high res PDF of the tour poster can be downloaded here. A full size 12"X18" file that you can actually print your own production quality poster from can be downloaded right here! Bcr-RP-DW-TourPoster-web.jpg

  2. 05.12.15 'Brass Tacks - Just the Facts and Deathwish- out for Blood CD's out today!

    'BRASS TACKS-JUST THE FACTS 15th ANNIVERSARY EDITION' and 'DEATHWISH - OUT FOR BLOOD' CD's officially come out today! You can get them at your local record store , tons of online stores. Including our online store and itunes! Stores get it from Independent Label Distribution!

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  3. 04.21.15 Beer City - Record Store Day 2015 releases available online!

    We have limited copies of certain 'RECORD STORE DAY' 2015 releases .THESE WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! If you missed out on 'Record Store Day' you have another chance! Click here to buy.We still have releases from:

    Brass Tacks
    BRONxxx / The Tubuloids
    Cancerous Growth
    Deathwish
    D.R.I
    MDC

    When they are gone they are gone so order now!Download the Beer City RSD 2015 guide by clicking here .

  4. 04.01.15 Beer City - Fred Smith III Loud One deck out April 7th!

    Were happy to announce the release of the 'Beer City - Fred Smith III Loud One deck' . It comes in 4 colorways and each color way is limited to 100 decks. The dimensions are 9.88"x30.5". You can pre order/get it at your favorite skateshop , mail-order or beercity.com !

    the Loud Ones full length 'Time to Skate' is still available on LP and CD (Fred plays bass in the Loud Ones)! You can get it at your local record store ;skateshops and skateparks ; our online store and itunes !

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  5. 03.31.15 RAW POWER | S.L.S. | OFFICIAL VIDEO DEBUT!

    Were proud to bring you the official video debut of S.L.S. off RAW POWER's latest album 'Tired and Furious'!

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    RAW POWER will be doing a west coast tour in support of 'Tired and Furious' this June. Keep checking beercity.com for more details in the next few weeks . You can get 'Tired and Furious' at your local record store , tons of online stores. Including our online store and itunes ! Stores get it from Independent Label Distribution!

  6. 03.30.15 MDC/DEATHWISH tour dates announced!

    The legendary Beer City band known as MDC will be heading out on a US tour starting May 1st. They will be leaving people speechless as they lay down their hardcore/punk precision and mayhem that has made them famous for over 35 years! They will start out in Chicago and do some midwest dates then head over to the west coast.

    Accompanying them will be DEATHWISH in support of their debut album 'Out For Blood'. It's 9 songs of motocharged fast, relentless guitar driven tracks that will knock you off your feet and take no prisoners! Fans of MOTORHEAD,GBH, DISFEAR, and MIDNIGHT will enjoy the destruction DEATHWISH has unleashed! A special RSD LP edition will be out on April 18th. Then the CD version will be out May 12th. You will be able to get that at your local record store , tons of online stores. Including our online store (which you can pre order it now from) and itunes! Stores get it from Independent Label Distribution!

    "Deathwish's musicianship is so tight, it almost chokes the ears; there's no slack to be found anywhere on this album!" - Jeanne Fury - Decibel

    If your missing any of the classic MDC back catalog you can also get it from all the above listed sources. All reissues have been restored and remastered so they sound better then ever!

    A high res PDF of the tour poster can be downloaded here. A full size 12"X18" file that you can actually print your own production quality poster from can be downloaded right here! MDC_DW US Tour 2015

  7. 03.10.15 Beer City '2015 Record Store Day' release guide!

    BEER CITY SKATEBOARDS and RECORDS has eight awesome official releases by 'D.R.I., M.D.C., BRASS TACKS, BRONXXX/THE TUBULOIDS, CANCEROUS GROWTH and DEATHWISH' for RSD 2015! We put together this guide that you can download by clicking here.In this guide is all the info on each release. Including vinyl color ; amount of each release pressed and a checklist of all the release on one easy to follow grid.

    Remember you wont be able to find any of these online or be able to order them direct. You have to go to your local record store on April 18th to get them.If your a store looking for any of these releases you can get them from Independent Label Distribution or any other authorized 'RSD' distributor!

    Download the Beer City RSD 2015 guide by clicking here . RSD 2015

  8. 02.17.15 BEER CITY SKATEBOARDS and RECORDS signs DEATHWISH!

    Deathwish signs to Beer CIty

    BEER CITY SKATEBOARDS AND RECORDS is proud to announce; the signing of DEATHWISH to a three album deal. Hailing from the brutal frozen wasteland of northern Wisconsin , DEATHWISH is an ass kicking, fierce motorcharged rock n roll punk band that annihilates everything in its path.Their first full length 'Out For Blood' will come out as a limited edition LP vinyl version on April 18th for 'Record Store Day'. It will come on blood red vinyl and be limited to 1000 copies.The CD version will be out May 12th.

    All the details are in the press release that you can download below. Stores worldwide will be able to get the LP and CD from Independent Label Distribution and its partners!

    Not content to sit home and rot DEATHWISH will be on three separate tours this year to support 'Out For Blood'. The first with the legendary M.D.C. ; then Italy's legendary RAW POWER and last but not least pioneering English crust punk / death metal veterans DEVIATED INSTINCT. All dates will be available soon at beercity.com .

    Download the 'Beer City Skateboards and Records signs DEATHWISH!' press release by clicking here.

  9. 11.05.14 Beer City to reissue 'TOXIC REASONS- Independence' LP!

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    BEER CITY SKATEBOARDS AND RECORDS is proud to announce; Black Friday/November 28th 2014 it will reissue (a fully restored and remastered vinyl edition) of (punk/hardcore legends) TOXIC REASONS first iconic full length Independence! This full length was originally released in 1982 and quickly became a classic and is considered by many to be a benchmark of innovation in the genre of punk/hardcore.

    Besides being fully restored and remastered by Dave Eck of LUCKY LACQUERS this record comes with a printed inner sleeve as well as a full size poster complete with lyrics and pictures from the original release.

    Independence was referenced recently on Dave Grohl's show 'Foo Fighters Sonic Highways' and cited as an early influence of Dave's.

    This release will be exclusively distributed wholesale throughout the world by 'Independent Label Distribution' and its partners.

    Download the press release PDF here.

  10. 11.04.14 Beer City to reissue 'MDC- Millions of Dead Cops - Millennium Edition' LP and CD!

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    BEER CITY SKATEBOARDS AND RECORDS is proud to announce; Black Friday/November 28th 2014 it will reissue (a fully restored and remastered Millennium Edition) of (punk/hardcore/thrash icons)M.D.C.'s first iconic full length 'Millions of Dead Cops' which originally was released in 1982! It will be released on vinyl as well a 45 track CD which includes bonus material from hardcore/punk's formative years of 1981-1984. This includes M.D.C. first three 7"s , a live never before released set from 1983 at the legendary C.B.G.B.'s ; as well as some never before heard unreleased studio tracks! As with all BEER CITY reissues the cd will contain a 16 page booklet with pictures, lyrics and liner notes.

    Also being reissued this very same day are two classic M.D.C. 7"s ; 'Multi Death Corporations' and 'Millions of Dead Children/Chicken Squawk'. Both have been out of print since their original release dates in 1983 and 1984 and are highly sought after. Each 7" will contain the original extensive fold out poster packaging and be limited to 2000 of each title on two colors of vinyl.

    This release will be exclusively distributed wholesale throughout the world by 'Independent Label Distribution' and its partners.

    Download the press release PDF here.

  11. 07.08.14 RAW POWER | TIRED AND FURIOUS | OFFICIAL VIDEO | US DEBUT!

    Were proud to bring you the US debut of the official video for the title track of RAW POWER's new album 'Tired and Furious'!

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    RAW POWER is currently on a US tour in support of 'Tired and Furious'. Check the dates below! You can get 'Tired and Furious' at your local record store , tons of online stores. Including our online store and itunes ! Stores get it from Independent Label Distribution!

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  12. 07.08.14 RAW POWER - TIRED AND FURIOUS US tour!

    RAW POWER will be heading out on tour next month in support of their new album 'Tired and Furious'. It's 16 songs of fast, intense kick-you-in-the-face thrash! You can get it at your local record store , tons of online stores. Including our online store and itunes ! Stores get it from Independent Label Distribution!

    A high res PDF of the tour poster can be downloaded here. A full size 12"X18" file that you can actually print your own production quality poster from can be downloaded right here! Raw Power US Tour 2014

  13. 06.23.14 New Summer 2014 Line of Decks Out Now!

    Beer City Summer 2014 Skateboard Decks

    Beer City Skateboards and records presents our new line of decks for the summer. Included are traditional shape decks as well as some cruisers and we brought back the 9.5" cruiser with wheel wells and rail channels! We recruited the legendary Joe Petagno to do some sick custom art just for us as well as draw a graphic for legendary skaterock band 'the Loud Ones' ; based of a concept by Fred Smith. Check them out here or you can download a PDF of the new catalog here.

  14. 06.10.14 MDC signs to BEER CITY SKATEBOARDS and RECORDS!

    MDC signs to Beer CIty

    The legendary MDC just signed a 5 year deal with BEER CITY. Well be putting out a bunch of reissues , softgoods and a new full length is also in the works. All the details are in the press release that you can download below. Stores worldwide will be able to get said items from Independent Label Distribution and its partners!

    Download the 'MDC signs to Beer CIty Skateboards and Records' press release by clicking here.

  15. 05.13.14 'VERBAL ABUSE - JUST AN AMERICAN BAND LP out today!

    VERBAL ABUSE ' JUST AN AMERICAN BAND LP'officially comes out today! We proudly present the vinyl reissue of one of the best and earliest hardcore records ever put out. 'Just An American Band' originally was released in 1983 and quickly went out of print. Now 31 years latter its back in print and for the first time ever remastered. You can get it at your local record store , tons of online stores. Including our online store and itunes ! Stores get it from Independent Label Distribution!

    Verbal Abuse LP release

  16. 04.21.14 'BEER CITY - Record Store Day 2014 releases available online!

    We have limited copies of certain 'RECORD STORE DAY' 2014 releases .THESE WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! If you missed out on 'Record Store Day' you have another chance! Click here.to buy.We still have releases from:

    Cancerous Growth
    Die Kreuzen
    Loud Ones
    Raw Power
    Suburban Mutilation
    Toxic Reasons

    Please do not order more then 5 copies of any RSD release.If you do we will deduct any overages from your order and refund your money on said overages!

  17. 04.16.14 'RAW POWER - TIRED AND FURIOUS CD out today!

    RAW POWER ' TIRED AND FURIOUS CD'officially comes out today! We proudly present Tired and Furious - a brand new thrash/metal album from the legendary RAW POWER that will crush your skull like a ton of bricks. It's 16 songs of fast, intense kick-you-in-the-face thrash from a band that's been going strong and pushing the limits of hardcore and thrash since the early '80's! You can get it at your local record store , tons of online stores. Including our online store and itunes ! Stores get it from Independent Label Distribution!

    If your looking for it on vinyl no worries. A special 'Record Store Day' 2014 edition will be available for sale at record stores world wide this Saturday April 19th! Raw Power CD release

  18. 03.12.14 Beer City '2014 Record Store Day' release guide!

    BEER CITY SKATEBOARDS and RECORDS has nine awesome official releases for RSD 2014! We put together this guide that you can download by clicking here.In this guide is all the info on each release. Including vinyl color ; amount of each release pressed and a checklist of all the release on one easy to follow grid.

    Remember you wont be able to find any of these online or be able to order them direct. You have to go to your local record store on April 19th to get them.If your a store looking for any of these releases you can get them from Independent Label Distribution or any other authorized 'RSD' distributor!

    Download the Beer City RSD 2014 guide by clicking here RSD 2014

  19. 03.11.14 'INFERNO- PIONEERING WORK- 56 SONG DISCOGRAPHY!.. 2XCD out today!

    INFERNO ' PIONEERING WORK- 56 SONG DISCOGRAPHY!.. 2XCD'officially comes out today! The remastered 56 songs include all the bands full lengths; split releases and most comp tracks spanning INFERNO's existence! This release also comes with a huge 32 page booklet filled with art, lyrics, photos, show flyers and a history of the band; written by Inferno's singer Howie and their guitarist Archie! You can get it at your local record store , tons of online stores. Including our online store. Stores get it from Independent Label Distribution!

    Inferno 2XCD release

  20. 03.07.14 Loud Ones - Time To Skate video!

    Loud Ones through togther a pretty sick little video for the title track to their new full length 'Time to Skate'. Which you can get at your local record store ;skateshops and skateparks ; our online store and itunes !

    To make matters even better our friends at NY Skateboarding .com posted some sick photos from a Loud Ones show that went down last Saturday night. You can view it all right here !

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