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HEAVY BLANKET - LIVE AT TYM GUITARS - NOW SOLD OUT!

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Back in March 2013 while Dinosaur Jr were on tour in Australia, j stopped by the shop to play an intimate and very loud in-store as his alter ego Heavy Blanket. Bringing heavy psych, guitar solos and noise - lots of noise - together in an amalgam of pure music, it was the first time anywhere that Heavy Blanket had performed live. Bringing everything together on March 14th at Tym guitars in Brisbane, Australia the result was something to behold. The shop was packed and the stage was set up with over 300W's of valve power just for j to...

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OBLITERATIONS SINGLE OUT SOON ON OUTER BATTERY!

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Great news here in the Outer Battery world, our next release is 4 songs of blistering old school hardcore from Obliterations! The band bio is below, official pre-order announcement to come soon... Obliterations came together in a mere two rehearsals in late 2012. Stephen McBean (Black Mountain) & Austin Barber (Saviours) both individually relocated to Los Angeles, CA and continued to cross paths with friend Sam James Velde (Night Horse). Obliterations plays heavy on classic punk and hardcore like every era of Black Flag, Jerry's Kids, Born Against or Poison Idea. But the band is quick to reference Alice Cooper,...

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OFF! - LIVE AT 9:30 CLUB - LP AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER!

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HUGE news in the Outer Battery world, we're releasing a limited edition live LP from OFF! With original artwork from Raymond Pettibon, there are just 1000 copies of this LP, pressed on red, white, blue and yellow vinyl. The official street date is August 6th - these will begin shipping at the end of July - but we're taking pre-orders now to make sure that everybody who wants a copy gets one. Act fast people, these will not last long...

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GRIM TOWER - ANARCHIC BREEZES LP - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER!

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  We at Outer Battery are unbelievably proud to announce the release of Anarchic Breezes - the debut LP from Grim Tower, the Psych/Death folk project from Stephen McBean of Black Mountain and Imaad Wasif. 10 tracks of new acoustic death folk, equal parts Harry Smith and Harry Pussy. We've got a couple of tracks for you to check out on the listings page... a stream of the song Soft Seance, and the video for Reign Down.  Now available for order, we have the CD, the regular LP version on marbled vinyl, and a super limited version of 300 copies...

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SLEEP - LIVE IN DENVER LP's - SHIPPING NOW!

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Just a quick note to let everyone know that we've started shipping the Sleep LP's. Since it's the holiday season it may take us a little longer to get them all out but don't worry, if you received an order confirmation e-mail then you will definitely be getting your Sleep record. If you did not receive an order confirmation then sorry but we are completely sold out!

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