Anklebiter will be joining Scowl on all dates of their fall 2022 tour, with Strange Joy playing the Texas run. Tickets are on sale now.
w/ Restraining Order + Anklebiter 10/24 - Harrisburg, PA - Stage on Herr 10/25 - Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts 10/26 - Baltimore, MD - Metro Gallery 10/27 - Durham, NC - The Pinhook 10/28 - Columbia, SC - New Brookland Tavern 10/29 - Gainesville, FL - Vivid Music Hall (The Fest)
w/ Jivebomb + Anklebiter 10/30 - Pensacola, FL - The Handlebar 10/31 - Hattiesburg, MS @ Hattiesburg Community Art Center
w/ Ghoulavelli + Jivebomb + Anklebiter + Strange Joy 11/2 - Houston, TX - The End 11/3 - San Antonio, TX - Paper Tiger 11/4 - Austin, TX - The Ballroom 11/5 - Dallas, TX - Cheap Steaks
We are pleased to welcome Houston hardcore band, Strange Joy to Sunday Drive Records. We'll be joining our friends in Coreruption Records to release new music coming in 2023. Listen to their EP, "5 Tracks" below.
We are pleased to welcome Boston hardcore band, Pummel to Sunday Drive Records. Boston hardcore (BHC) is a region commonly noted when reading or discussing hardcore, and with good reason. Important bands in the 80's like SSD, DYS, Slapshot, Jerry's Kids and more all made a huge impact on hardcore and the sound to come decades later. Pummel have this sound embedded in their DNA, and with the mix of the new wave of 00s BHC from bands like Mental, Stop and Think, etc. Pummel are currently carrying the torch for their hometown.
Their 2021 self-released EP, "Next In Line" began to show a glimpse of Pummel's next evolution as a band. While maintaining groove, Pummel began to sprinkle in metallic leads, tempo switches and more. A year later, the band is back with the single, "Headcase"—their first release on Sunday Drive Records. "Headcase" further pushes the sound from their last release, overall making this a menacing single. From little moments like the leads in the beginning to the hi-hat break in the middle, Pummel is at their best, creating something fun, new, and interesting. Pummel is currently working on a new LP, planned to be out in 2023 on Sunday Drive Records.
Today, you can listen to "Headcase" only on Axe to Grind Podcast, below. The single will be available everywhere this Friday, June 17, 2022, along with new merch.
This summer, we’ll be in the Orange County/Los Angeles area from August 5–6 thanks to our friends at Brain Dead. For the first time, Sunday Drive Records is partnering with New Morality Zine for a showcase at Programme HQ, featuring select bands from each label.
A huge thank you to Deathwish Inc. for sponsoring. DW will have free grab bags available and there will be new, exclusive merch from each label available at the show.
Get your tickets and listen to all of the bands playing below.
Friday, August 5 & Saturday, August 6
2495 E Chapman Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
We are pleased to welcome northeast straight edge band, Anklebiter to Sunday Drive Records. Referencing early-mid '00s hardcore from their region—particularly the sound of Lockin' Out bands like Mental and Righteous Jams, mixed with the modern sounds from Result of Choice and Krimewatch, Anklebiter plays classic loud & fast hardcore.
On their first demo, producer Will Hirst captures Anklebiter's raw and furious energy on every track. While the sound is fast and upfront, the band knows when to pull back to make a balanced, dynamic, and exciting sound. Rachael Braverman's rhythmic, shouting vocals perfectly pair with the band's aggressive, driving sound performed by members Nick Birtles (Pummel), Evan Stein (Broken Vow), and L St. Germain.
You can listen to the demo everywhere and pre-order cassette tapes + shirts now.