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Sorry State Records

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317 West Morgan Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

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I've been buying records for the shop for over a year, and Saturday is the day they finally hit the floor. Nothing has been picked over or held for anyone at all, so this is the PRIME STUFF.

We have:

classic rock: tons of Beatles, Stones, Dylan, Bowie, lots of original mono pressings, from cheap to expensive. We also have a handful of cool '60s garage / Nuggets-type records as well.

'77 punk: piles of original UK pressings of singles and LPs from Buzzcocks, Siouxsie, the Jam, the Clash, and the lesser-knowns as well

metal: man, we're really killing it here... tons of Slayer, Metallica, and 80s thrash (including European stuff like Sodom, Kreator, etc.), lots of NWOBHM, and plenty of hard rock too. Raleigh record stores have been severely lacking in the metal department, and I want to fill that gap.

hardcore: you KNOW Sorry State has our bases covered here... HUNDREDS of international hardcore LPs... some Japanese gems (Judgement singles!), USHC, European stuff... whether you're looking for cheap-ish reissues or pricey originals we have you covered.

And then we have a whole cheap ($1-$5) bin full of just about EVERYTHING from jazz (classic & modern), classic rock, '60s stuff, '80s music, etc.

And then on top of THAT we have the great selection of new records you've come to expect from Sorry State, including all of the latest new punk as well as stuff from labels we've only dabbled in before like Merge, Sacred Bones, In the Red, Matador, etc. We want to be the go-to new music spot for Raleigh's adventurous listener.

I'll continue to post pictures and previews all week in the lead-up to opening day, so keep an eye on this page. And after Saturday I would love to see pics of everyone's scores, so post them here!

If you have any questions you can send me a message or email daniel@sorrystaterecords.com.

Oh, and if you're looking to nab some store credit (or just some cash!) we're buying vinyl, band t-shirts, working stereo equipment, etc. Get in touch about that too!

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Tim C. Jul 29, 2016
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Great record shop! THE place to go if you are looking for underground rock genres like punk, oi, hardcore and metal. Honestly when I moved here from MA, I... (more)
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Courtney Allison B. Jul 14, 2016
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Great selection of records at good prices, especially if you love punk / indie / etc.
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Walter A. Apr 22, 2016
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Great little vinyl store. Well organized, well priced. Nothing too out there. Good selection of punk, indie mixed with lots of classics. Worth the stop on... (more)

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