Halloween is over! It's time for Christmas music! MWAHAHA! Here's another taste of Bloodshot Records' 13 Days of Xmas, this time a new tears-in-your-beer honky tonk anthem by our Nashville-by-way-of-Pittsburgh country songwriter pal Zach Schmidt, now playing via Rolling Stone Country.
Our newest recruit Ruby Boots will release her Bloodshot debut album Don't Talk About It on February 9th, 2018! You can hear the distorted power-pop album opener "It's So Cruel" now via American Songwriter Magazine. Pre-order the album on digital, CD, or transparent orange/gold vinyl LP.
The album features contributions from Nikki Lane, and The...Read more
It's true! We rolled up our stockings and made a BLOODSHOT CHRISTMAS ALBUM!! It's coming November 17th and NPR Music is giving you a sneak peek at James Elkington's contribution, the traditional English folk tune "Christmas Is Now Drawing Near at Hand."
The album also features originals...Read more
The moment you've been waiting for! Mekons and Waco Brothers leader Jon Langford's epic, cross-genre new album Four Lost Souls is streaming in its entirety via No Depression ahead of Friday's release!! Get the album on digital, CD, deluxe vinyl LP, or super deluxe box set.
"The album came about after a...Read more
We're celebrating the release of Jon Langford's Four Lost Souls with a pop-up shop right here at Bloodshot HQ (3039 West Irving Park Road in Chicago)! Jon will perform an intimate acoustic set and sign copies of the new album. We'll have Langfordian art for sale as well as plenty of Bloodshot music, merch, signed items, out-of-print...Read more
A new Charlie Pickett (with Peter Buck of R.E.M., The Minus 5, The Baseball Project, etc.) song "What I Like About Miami" is out today to benefit victims of Hurricane Irma in Florida. Get it here and at all major digital retailers.
In light of the recent unfortunate and disastrous events of Hurricane Irma in Miami garage rock hero...Read more
On October 13th, we will release Lydia Loveless's Boy Crazy and Single(s), a collection of her summery 2013 EP Boy Crazy, plus six non-album singles and B-sides, on digital, CD, and vinyl LP. Pre-order here.
The first pressing is on transparent beer yellow colored vinyl. Lydia and her band "rehearsed for about a week and...Read more
Here it is. Wrap your ears around The Yawpers' dynamic, daring new album Boy in a Well. The whole thing is streaming now on Consequence of Sound ahead of its release this Friday. Nate and Noah from the band also provide track-by-track literary and sonic commentary.
"The complex and ambitious tale is told both...Read more
'Boy in a Well' is out one week from today on digital, CD, and limited edition transparent blue swirl vinyl LP: bloodshotrecords.com/album/boy-well
Nashville-based, Australian-born artist Ruby Boots has signed with Bloodshot Records. Recently off the road with Nikki Lane throughout Europe and the United Kingdom, Ruby will unveil the first single and video from her forthcoming label debut in the fall. She will also be making her first label-related public appearance at this year’s AmericanaFest, performing at the Bloodshot & Pandora Backyard Bash at The Groove in Nashville...Read more
You didn't expect a WWI France-set historical fiction/horror concept album to come with an accompanying comic book? Come on! The Yawpers' new album Boy in a Well does indeed, and Paste Magazine has a preview of the first 10 pages right here.
"The tale diagrams the evil, depraved outcomes that stem from altruistic organized religion, and no party leaves...Read more
Jon Langford recorded an album in Muscle Shoals, AL with his new band Four Lost Souls, plus Norbert Putnam, The Swampers, and more Shoals legends, and we're releasing it on September 22nd! Hear new song "Fish Out of Water" right here via American Songwriter Magazine and pre-order on CD, deluxe vinyl LP, super deluxe box set,...Read more
Believe it or not, we're releasing our first-ever remix release this Friday, featuring reimagined versions of Lydia Loveless's "Heaven." Yep, we're hittin' the disco. TIDAL is exclusively streaming the first track, a...uh...ahem...drum-n-bass version from UK producer AuraSound. It's a trip.
You can hear the mind-blowing new Banditos album Visionland right now via Huffington Post ahead of this Friday's release! There's also a deep read about the band, their history, and the making of the album with plenty of good anecdotes. Pre-order Visionland on CD, vinyl LP, and digital here.
HuffPo calls the album a "superb sophomore...Read more
The Yawpers have emerged from the crypt with new album Boy in a Well, coming August 18th! Hear "Mon Dieu,” "a scuzzy dose of Cramps-style psychobilly," right now via BrooklynVegan! Pre-order the album on digital, CD, or limited blue-and-black swirl vinyl LP.