AmRep Mixtape Pt. 1 – Boss Hog, Cows and more!

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To celebrate recent releases from Melvins, Unsane and Feedtime (The Bulls And The Bees, Wreck and The Aberrant Years respectively) as well as upcoming doc The Color Of Noise – here’s a collection of music from one of the best labels around!

Historical note:

Amphetamine Reptile Records (or AmRep Industries) is a nationally renowned record label which was founded in 1986 by then-US Marine Tom Hazelmyer in Washington State, US The label is best known for its roster of noise rock artists, and its Dope, Guns ‘n’ Fucking In The Streets series of compilations.

Hazelmyer originally started the label to release records by his band, Halo of Flies. Eventually the label’s roster expanded to include releases by Helmet, the MelvinsThe CowsHelios CreedChokeboreServotron and others. Hazelmyer later moved the label to Minneapolis. Today the label is used by the Melvins and H•O•F on occasion to release limited edition 7″ singles.

Much of the AmRep back catalog is now out of print, although many of the releases are available in digital download format.

 

Band bios:  Boss Hog |  Bushpig | Calvin Krime | Chokebore | Cosmic Psychos | Cows

Crows | Feedtime

 

Boss Hog – Red Bath – from Dope-Guns-‘N-Fucking In The Streets (Volumes 4-7)

Bushpig – Speedy’s Splitting Skin – from Bushpig

Calvin Krime – Other Jon – from Dress For The Future

Chokebore – Coat – from Motionless

Cosmic Psychos – Dead Roo – from Blokes You Can Trust

Cows – Shitbeard – from Sexy Pee Story

Crows – Go Look In The Crisper – from Crows

feedtime – Melody Line – from Billy

 

See also:  Amphetamine Reptile Archive – A-Z

 

For more info on the Amphetamine Reptile, visit AmRep’s official site.


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