Shamir Announces Hope Vinyl Reissue + Bonus Tracks + Releases Music Video
Shamir's album Hope will find itself on remastered vinyl and CD in January 2023 via Kill Rock Stars. The reissue comes with two never-before-released bonus tracks. Bonus track "Breathe" is...Read more
Shutups - I can't eat nearly as much as I want to vomit - ALBUM OUT
Kill Rock Stars is proud to announce Shutups' I can't eat nearly as much as I want to vomit is out now! From their masterfully titled, anthemic “Shit Opus,” to their growling, distorted guitar,...Read more
Roanoke share single + live performance video "After I Go"
Out today is the airy pop track "After I Go" accompanied by a live performance video taken at Cypress Moon Studios in Muscle Shoals. Nashville-based Roanoke have mastered the task of...Read more
Elliott Fullam joins KRS + shares double single!
Elliott Fullam, singer-songwriter, actor, host of Little Punk People, has joined the Kill Rock Stars fam. Out today is tranquil, lo-fi double single “Kick You Down” b/w “On and On”. >>>...Read more
Mightmare: ALBUM OUT NOW
“...the remarkable Cruel Liars unleashes the piercing cry of a heart in lockdown, wrestling with a crushing burden of emotions.”- No Depression"...rough hew and stark, straightforward lyricism."- The New York Times Sonically,...Read more
Ron Gallo: "ANYTHING BUT THIS" out now!
Out today is the new gritty, fuzzed-out track “ANYTHING BUT THIS” by radical artist Ron Gallo and featuring Santa Chiara. Chock-full of distortion and sharp, electric passion, Philadelphia-based, Gallo cries...Read more
Big Joanie: "Sainted" single + video out now!
Big Joanie have released new album single “Sainted” alongside a spine-tingling official video directed by Leanne Davies. This is the latest single from their upcoming album Back Home - out November 4th. Drummer &...Read more
Sarah Mary Chadwick announces EP on Kill Rock Stars
To listen to Sarah Mary Chadwick's music is to be a quiet observer to her thoughts on love, death and mental health. Sometimes anguish bears itself in sullen, dreamy vs...Read more
Experimental imprint 5RC relaunches + MV Carbon & Charlemagne Palestine announce album
Kill Rock Stars' experimental and avant-garde label offshoot 5RC launched in 1997 and ran for 10 years. Gertrude Stein famously said that if the 20th century hadn't happened, it would have been...Read more
Shutups "100Punk" single + video out now!
Bay Area indie-punk band Shutups are proud to share the music video for “100Punk”, the third single from their forthcoming album, I can’t eat nearly as much as I want...Read more
Seán Barna joins Kill Rock Stars + shares passionate pop anthem
Seán Barna, the most recent addition to Kill Rock Stars, is a defining voice in the art of queer storytelling. From his first release, Cutter Street, an EP of notable...Read more
Roanoke share mystic pop/rock single "If You're Gonna Leave"
“If You’re Gonna Leave” is Nashville-based Roanoke's latest single, releasing across all digital platforms today, September 29th. Recorded in the midst of a breakup between the two lead singers, the new...Read more
The Cribs: demo tapes shared 20+ years later
The Cribs are twins Gary and Ryan and their younger brother Ross Jarman, UK cult band and long-time friends with Kill Rock Stars. Over dinner party banter with Portland-based Gary, tales...Read more
Bitch covers "Boys of Summer" + US tour
Out today: Bitch shares a cover of the ultimate classic track by Don Henley - "Boys of Summer". The track is released in tandem with her fall tour kicking off Thursday...Read more
Big Joanie: "Confident Man" single + video out now
Big Joanie's sophomore album, Back Home, is out November 4th via Kill Rock Stars and Daydream Library Series. The third single, "Confident Man", is out now, accompanied by a vibrant animated...Read more
Caleb Nichols: Double Mantasy EP out now
Caleb Nichols shares Double Mantasy - an EP celebrating Nichols' two favorite Beatles, with covers of "Waterfalls" featuring Rogue Wave and "Watching The Wheels". Available everywhere ---> https://pocp.co/double-mantasy Catch the premiere...Read more
Habibi reissues catalog + shares All Of My Love bundle
Habibi have been described by The New Yorker as having “the Colgate white glisten of sixties girl group pop combined with an uncensored edge”. The band has released two acclaimed LPs -...Read more