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Reel Big Fish Appear On ‘Loud, Fast & Scary’ Compilation

Loud Fast ScaryReel Big Fish joins a host of veteran punk acts and young up-and-comers such as The Adolescents, Anti-Nowhere League, 999, UK Subs, Dwarves, The Vibrators, Riverboat Gamblers, Buck-O-Nine, Guttermouth and many more, on Punk Rock Halloween – Loud, Fast & Scary! The album is available now on CD and digital, so stick it in your goody bag and make this year’s Halloween frighteningly fun! You can purchase Loud, Fast & Scary via Cleopatra Records on CD here and digitally here

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Descartes a Kant Announce LP Release, Post Video

Descartes a KantMexico avant-garde punks Descartes a Kant have announced that their new LP, Victims of Love Propaganda, will drop on May 12th. The Steve Albini produced LP is the band’s 3rd full length, but first to get an American release via Cleopatra Records. Ahead of the street date, the band have premiered a video for the lead single Motion Picture Dream Boy, in addition to a short intro video about the band themselves.

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Cleopatra Records to Release Vintage 1977 Live Album by Johnny Thunders & The Hearbreakers

Johnny ThunderNY punk legends Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers will be releasing a previously unreleased live recording of a performance for a hometown crowd at the Village Gate in Greenwich Village.  The recordings were pulled from two shows recorded on August 18 & 20, 1977 and will be available on both CD, in a deluxe mini-LP gatefold sleeve, plus a limited edition hot pink 12” gatefold vinyl pressing on October 16, 2015 courtesy of Cleopatra Records.

Track listing is below.

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Cleopatra Records To Release Deluxe Reissue Of Germs Rarities Collection

GermsLos Angeles, CA 90’s punk legends Germs will be reissuing their rarities collection. The rarities collection features various live performance and rehearsal recordings that lead up to the tragic suicide of their late singer, Darby Crash. Called Cat’s Clause, the collection saw a very limited release in 1993 and then disappeared as it faded from print. Now, Cleopatra Records will reissue this extraordinary collection on August 7, 2015.

The deluxe edition of Cat’s Clause contains one full-length CD, two 7” colored vinyl singles (white and blue), a 32-page full-color booklet plus a Germs armband, pin, and sticker – all housed in a collectors box. The audio features rare versions of Germs classics such as “Communist Eyes,” “What We Do Is Secret,” “Lexicon Devil” and others – recorded live at various locations including Hong Kong Cafe in 1979 and Starwood in 1980. The booklet contains a full biography of the band written by close friend and fellow punk pioneer Bill Bartell alongside some extremely rare photos plus handwritten lyrics and more. 

Full details can be found below.

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The Warlocks Announce UK Tour

The WarlocksLA based experimental rockers The Warlocks have announced a series of shows across the UK kicking off in May. The quintet’s latest album is 2013’s Skull Worship, however they have just signed a 3 album deal with Cleopatra Records and will be hitting the studio later this year to work on new material.

Check out the full list of dates, and the video for Dead Generation, a track from Skull Worship.

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Cleopatra Records Release To Albums From Slang

Cleopatra Records released Devastation In The Void, the new album from Japan-core band Slang earlier this month.  The band will now follow with their previous hardcore-punk classic, Glory Outshines Doom, on October 28, 2014.

Overing information can be found here.

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