The Yawpers Serve as Guest Editors for Magnet Magazine

November 27th, 2015 by bsradmin

The Yawpers (those eloquent bastards) were guest editors for MAGNET Magazine for the last couple weeks and every piece is worth reading. From vinyl record collecting to sociopolitical issues in their hometown of Denver, to Bob Dylan's dark times in the '80s, they cover it all. No one ever accused The Yawpers of being narrowly focused. And yes, drummer Noah wrote...Read more

No Depression NAILS IT in the Review of The Yawpers' 'American Man'

October 27th, 2015 by bsradmin

If you are at all wondering what to expect from The Yawpers' Bloodshot debut album American Man before it drops on Friday, look no further than this spot on, nail-on-the-head No Depression review. 

"Populist lyrical themes of golden era folk-Americana are contrasted beautifully against the majestic rhythms of heavy metal and punk...Like America itself, The Yawpers will be both intensely loved...Read more

Barrence Whitfield and the Savages' Peter Greenberg Spills All the Beans on His Punk Rock History in Cincinnati Magazine

October 6th, 2015 by bsradmin

Barrence Whitfield & the Savages guitarist and Cincinnati/Boston punk scene stalwart Peter Greenberg chatted with Cincinnati Magazine for a fascinating (and hilarious) interview about all sorts of things from his stints in DMZ, The Lyres, and The Customs to his famous chili (which Barrence loves). There's also some insight on how Peter and Barrence linked up to create The Savages...Read more

Chicago's Al Scorch Joins Bloodshot Records, New Album to Come in Early 2016

September 28th, 2015 by bsradmin

We are thrilled and elated to announce that Chicago's own intrepid songwriter and lightning-fingered banjoist/guitarist Al Scorch has joined the Bloodshot ranks! We will release Al's (outstanding!) new album in early 2016. The Bluegrass Situation has the scoop here.

Scorch is a staple of the Chicago DIY music scene, and we've seen him entertain at all sorts of venues with all...Read more

Listen to Barrence Whitfield and Mighty Manfred of The Woggles Talk All Things Garage Rock

August 4th, 2015 by bsradmin
"The Professor" Mighty Manfred of Atlanta garage rock perennials The Woggles​ interviewed our resident rock-n-roll madman Barrence Whitfield​ for SiriusXM Radio​'s The Underground Garage​! Listen below to hear them lay the rock knowledge on thick. You'll likely find your new favorite band from these cats. 
Steven Van Zandt​ named Barrence Whitfield & The Savages​' "I'm a Full...Read more

Bloodshot Records Selected as "Best Local Label" in Chicago Reader's Annual Best-of-Chicago Poll

June 25th, 2015 by bsradmin

For the second year running, Chicago has bestowed upon us the title of Best Record Label in the Chicago Reader Best of Chicago poll. There are many worthy and deserving Chicago independent rock-n-roll record labels (from Thrill Jockey Records to Drag City Records to HoZac Records to Red Scare Industries to Alligator Records to Carrot Top Records, Inc. and beyond) whom we would be thrilled to see awarded.

Thank you to our...Read more


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