Hassle Records Celebrate 15th Anniversary With Special Vinyl Reissues
Ace independent label Hassle Records have announced a very special series of vinyl reissues to celebrate their 15th anniversary this year.
The label will be unveiling new editions of 15 key releases from their roster – including My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero’s excellent solo album stomachaches, and much-missed UK gang We Are The Ocean’s post-hardcore debut Cutting Our Teeth – as part of their 15 X 15 series in October.
“2020 marks 15 years of Hassle Records,” explains Hassle co-owner Wez. “So we wanted to celebrate. It only seems like yesterday that we had to change the label’s name (for bullshit legal reasons) and start again. But we got off to a great start putting out the Juliette Lewis EP …Like A Bolt Of Lightning as the first release. And it’s been a great musical journey ever since.
“Never wanting be constrained by a ‘genre sound’, we work with artists and music that we simply love, and from there we just hope that other people will also love the records that we put out. This ethos has been the ultimate foundation in the label’s history from the start.
“To that end, for our 15th anniversary we have decided to re-issue 15 records from varying parts of our history and catalogue, all as limited vinyl-only releases. Hopefully our choices accurately represent what a diverse sound we have to the label, and that the passion we have for the music and the bands shines through.”
Hippy Barfday @hasslerecords !! Thank you for everything! 🖤 15years old and to cellabrate they’ve decided to repres… https://t.co/D1qz1jk1MG— frnkiero: Party (goth) Dad (@FrankIero) Tue Jun 30 14:44:25 +0000 2020
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