Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Label Spotlight: Hellcat Records

Hellcat Records is a independent label started in 1997 by Rancid's Tim Armstrong in Los Angeles, CA.

It specializes in ska, punk, oi!, and hardcore bands and was formed as a partnership between Armstrong and Brett Gurewitz, owner of Epitaph Records and guitarist for Bad Religion.

You can read about them at their official website:
Hellcat Records

They have released albums by:

Dropkick Murphys
Do or Die (1998)
The Gangs All Here (1999)
Sing Loud Sing Proud (2001)
Blackout (2003)
The Warriors Code (2005)

Charged GBH
Perfume and Piss (2010)

Return of the Loving Dead (2002)
Dead Girls Don't Cry (2004)
Life Is a Grave and I Dig It (2007)

Rancid (2000)
Indestructible (2003)
Let the Dominoes Fall (2009)

Street Dogs
State of Grace (2008)
Street Dogs (2010)

Tiger Army
Tiger Army (1999)
Power of Moonlite (2001)
Early Years EP (2002)
Ghost Tigers Rise (2004)
Music from Regions Beyond (2007)

The Unseen
State of Discontent (2005)
Internal Salvation (2007)

The Distillers
Sing Sing Death House (2002)

Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards
Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards (2001)
Viking (2004)

The label also released a remastered version of the self-titled Operation Ivy album in 2007.

Every couple of years, the label also issues a compilation album titled Give Em the Boot.

1 comment:

  1. The first Give Em the Boot comp was outstanding.