Previous Releases

Midnight Dice – Demo

SKU: HCR-020 | Format: Cassette | Status: In Stock
HCR-020 – Midnight Dice – Demo Release date: May 3, 2019 Chicago’s Midnight Dice was formed in the Summer of 2018 by Rusty, Steve, Mandy, and Jose after their previous band, Satan’s Hallow, went on indefinite hiatus following the release of their well received self-titled album and a performance at the prestigious Keep It True festival in Germany in April 2017.  Now they are back in action with their debut 3 song demo that feature 2 original compositions and a cover a classic Sweet song.

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Smoulder – Times Of Obscene Evil and Wild Daring

SKU: HCR-019 | Format: Cassette | Status: In Stock
HCR-019 - Smoulder - Times Of Obscene Evil and Wild Daring Release Date: April 26, 2019 Following the highly successful "The Sword Woman" demo that was released on cassette and 7 inch vinyl by Hoove Child Records we have the debut full length album from Smoulder.  Limited to 100 copies.

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Black Sites – Exile

SKU: HCR-018 | Format: CD | Status: In Stock
The second full length from Chicago's Black Sites contains 8 tracks of dark traditional metal/rock. It is an ambitious and cerebral offering that encompasses several genres and time periods of heavy metal and hard rock. For fans of: Amorphis, Voivod, Idle Hands, Dawnbringer, Demon Bitch (with regard to "experimental"), UFO, Thin Lizzy, Rainbow, and King's X.  Limited to 500 copies worldwide.  Release date:  April 19, 2019

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Grendel’s Syster – Orphic Gold Leaves

SKU: HCR-017 | Format: Cassette | Status: In Stock
Grendel's Syster from Germany offer a mystical blend of folk and epic metal/rock for fans of Slough Feg, Wytch Hazel, and Blind Guardian. The cassette has German and English languages of each song, and each version provides a unique listening experience! Limited to 100 copies. Release date: March 1, 2019

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Hitter – Demo 2018

SKU: HCR-016 | Format: Cassette | Status: Sold Out
Debut demo from Chicago’s newest rock ‘n’ roll saviors. 6 ripping tracks of heavy metal infused with punk aggression and rock ‘n’ roll energy. For fans of Savage Master, Bitch, Plasmatics, Dead Boys, AC/DC, etc. Limited to 100 cassettes.

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Emblem / Ezra Brooks – Split

SKU: HCR-015 | Format: Cassette | Status: Sold Out
Split cassette with 2 tracks each from Canadian traditional heavy metal outfits Emblem and Ezra Brooks! Each band contributes a new original song and a cover. Limited to 100 cassettes.

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Rough Spells – Modern Kicks For The Solitary Witch

SKU: HCR-014 | Format: Cassette | Status: In Stock
Debut 6 song EP from new heavy metal/hard rockers Rough Spells from Toronto, Canada. Limited to 100 cassettes.

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Castle – Deny The Fate

SKU: HCR-013 | Format: Cassette | Status: Sold Out
The fifth full length album from California heavy metal doom rockers! 100 white cassettes were pressed.

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