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Hassle Records Celebrate 15th Anniversary With Special Vinyl Reissues

Frank Iero, We Are The Ocean and more are taking part in Hassle’s new 15 X 15 anniversary reissue series.

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.

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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.”

Check out the first batch in the series, featuring Juliette And The Licks, Casey, frankiero andthe cellabration, Tubelord and We Are The Ocean, here.

Posted on July 2nd 2020, 1:55pm
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