The Punk Vault

The Mentally Ill – Gacy’s Place The Starbeat Sessions LP

The Mentally Ill was one of the best relatively unknown first wave Chicago punk bands that started way back in the late 1970s. They put out two 7″s before going on a hiatus that would last for years and many people, especially people like me...

Adolescents – Welcome To Reality 10″ orange vinyl

My apologies for somehow neglecting to include this one in the last Frontier Records update posted on this site but there was one more colored vinyl release that came with that batch and it was the Adolescents – Welcome To Reality 10″ on...

Thin White Rope colored vinyl reissues

Thin White Rope was one of those very good indie rock bands that for whatever reason seemed to have been overlooked by a lot of people, myself included. They were around from the mid 1980s until the early 1990s, leaving behind five studio albums...

New vinyl colors of Frontier Records punk classics

With people being stuck at home during this pandemic with not a lot to do, there’s no better way to spend your time than listening to music and buying yourself some records. Personally I’ve been making up for my lack of usual traveling...

New Suicidal Tendencies vinyl colors

There has been a few new vinyl colors of the first Suicidal Tendencies LP in recent months. Since my last report it has been issued on three new colors of vinyl and the album is now being manufactured at a new plant. We’ll take a look at all...

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New Stimulators 7″ vinyl colors

Harley Flanagan could very well be the person who got into punk rock at the youngest age. In a recent documentary he states that his mom took him to punk rock shows in New York City in the 1970s, which means he had the...

New Adolescents vinyl colors

It has been a while but two Adolescents vinyl classics are back with a new look for a limited time. Frontier Records recently pressed up the legendary first Adolescents LP and their more recent collection of unreleased...

New vinyl colors of classic punk on Frontier Records

Frontier Records is one of the longest running and best punk rock labels in the United States. Not only do they have impeccable taste in the bands they release, but they care they put into preserving their back catalog...

Reissues gone wrong: Skinny Puppy vinyl reissues

I’ve had a long-standing policy on this site that I only cover and review records that have been sent to me for that purpose, I don’t cover things I purchased. I stood firm to that policy for over a decade...