Tuesday, February 2, 2016

2/2/16 - BLOOD PRESSURE - NEED TO CONTROL 12" and STRUTTER - S/T EP OUT NOW!




Hey, it's 2016 and the B.I.R. shit show continues! I said I'd have these out in January but, as usual, the world of pressing records is a sly and unpredictable beast; a selfish lover, if you will. Regardless, they are FINALLY here and ready to roll, so let's get down to the nitty gritty:

BLOOD PRESSURE - NEED TO CONTROL 12"

BLOOD PRESSURE finally deliver "NEED TO CONTROL" as a follow up to their Self Titled EP that turned heads all over when it came out in 2014. After a few personnel changes and a slew of gigs up and down the East Coast, the boys churned out yet another absolute pounder for the masses. You know the deal - this one features ten tracks of scathing hardcore punk from the Steel City, crafted in the way that they know how to make it out there... which is of the ripping, bleak, and fucked up variety. Featuring full color cover art by Matt Bellosi.

100 copies on COKE BOTTLE CLEAR vinyl for mailorder while they last!

STRUTTER - S/T EP

Beach Impediment is pleased to introduce the debut EP from Austin's STRUTTER. Hot on the heels of a true ripper of a demo and a slew of US and Canadian dates with GLUE that the band closed out 2015 with, this four song 7" delivers more of their brand of raging hardcore punk, bringing to mind groups like WHITE PIGS and other frantic and vicious hardcore acts in that vein. Featuring members of IMPALERS, VAASKA, GLUE, and THEE NODES. Each record comes in a glue pocket sleeve featuring full color art by Scott Young.

150 copies on TRANSLUCENT BLUE vinyl for mailorder while they last!

A song from each record can be heard here.

I've also recently made up some BEACH IMPEDIMENT shirts that I've been wanting to make for years and just never got around to doing until recently. These new releases, shirt, and a slew of other B.I.R. releases and distro items can be obtained here.

And for all of you folks over in Europe, please note that the BLOOD PRESSURE - NEED TO CONTROL 12" is OUT NOW on EVEN WORSE RECORDS and WAY BACK WHEN RECORDS in The Netherlands and the STRUTTER - S/T EP will be OUT SOON on STATIC SHOCK RECORDS in the UK. Please order these releases from them, not only does it make sense to do so since you all share a land mass but recently postage prices in the USA got even worse than they were before! Thanks!

The following distros / stores will have copies of these new releases in the near future, if not already: SORRY STATE, FEEL IT, GRAVE MISTAKE, RECORD SHOP BASE (Japan), KATORGA WORKS, HELTA SKELTA RECORDS (Australia), TODO DESTRUIDO, END OF AN EAR, BRAIN ABUSE, DISTORTED PRESS, VELTED REGNUB, NAILGUN MURDER (Australia), SOAP AND SPIKES, HAUSFRAU RECORDS, ALL DAY RECORDS, DISCOS MMM, DERANGED, SAVAGE ERA, SLUG SALT RECORDS, REEL TIME, ARMAGEDDON SHOP, RUST AND MACHINE, and many more that are in the works.

In other B.I.R. release news, I finally got the repress of the AJAX - S/T EP in stock! 300 more with stamped back covers. The first press flew out of here pretty quick, so grab one while you can...

I've also recently stocked the distro with tons of great releases from all over:

DEATH SIDE - WASTED DREAM LP
DEATH SIDE - BET ON THE POSSIBILITY LP
KIELTOLAKI - VAPAUDEN ILLUUSIO LP
POWER - ELECTRIC GLITTER BOOGIE LP
BANDIT - HEATHEN ROCK 12"
TRAU - 12 SONG EP
EEL - THE MIND CURE YEARS 12"
FRIED EGG - THE INCREDIBLE FLEXIBLE EGG 7" FLEXI
MUERTE - S/T LP
ERA DEL VACIO - S/T LP
PMS 84 - S/T EP
BUTCHER - HOLDING BACK THE NIGHT LP
PISS - S/T EP
SKEMATA - SANCTIONED GENOCIDE EP
SEI TO SHI - VIDA Y MUERTE EP
PSYCHO SIN - FORWARD TO THE CAVES LP
NO PAROLE - S/T EP

+ many more! And I've also updated the marked down 7"s and 12"s sections for those interested in such things! Plus, I should have more releases from the likes of NO TOLERANCE, CHAOS UK, MUSTANG, CRUDE, and others coming in any day now.

And while I have you, here's a little glimpse at the next round of releases I have planned for 2016:

OMEGAS new 12"
VAASKA new 7" (US Pressing of the Japanese 7" for their upcoming tour)
DESPERAT new 12"
+ some other stuff I can't talk about yet.

Orders should start shipping the end of this week / beginning of next week.

Be easy,

-B.I.R.

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