FAVELA RISING is a Brazilian fronted d-beat band that sings in Portuguese and is based out of Minneapolis, MN. The have a very old school sound, a message of political unrest and have been playing basements in the local underground scene on and off for the past 5 years. Their first ever recorded track appeared on the Profane Existence WELCOME TO MINNEAPOLIS 7″ compilation. After it’s release their singer, Marcio, decided to bring the band back into the studio to record for a split 7″ with a band from Brazil called DEATH FROM ABOVE. Marcio decided he wanted to start up his own d.i.y. label, Lixo Social Records, and release the record himself… So after months of saving, toils and tribulations, networking, and figuring out just how and where to get everything done the FAVELA RISING / DEATH FROM ABOVE split is now out! In celebration of it’s release we are putting together a special that includes both their releases plus some extras.
PE Special #15 includes:
- FAVELA RISING/DEATH FROM ABOVE 7″
- WELCOME TO MINNEAPOLIS 7″ (featuring Favela Rising)
- Extra Welcome To Minneapolis Poster (for your wall!)
- Favela Rising “D-Beat Maniac” Patch (hand screened by Gary from MISERY)
SMD/CYP split 7″. This is a band new split 7″ featuring two brutal bands. One is from a large West Coast city known around the world and the other is from a small town in Wisconsin but parties like they rule the word.
SMD (LA) has been around as long as I can remember. I believe someone told me they’ve been around 20+ years but don’t quote me on that. All I know is that when we played with them last summer they blew me away. For those who don’t know SMD play brutal as fuck grind/crustcore and don’t know the meaning of the phrase “play slower”.
CYP is from Appleton, Wisconsin and have been doing basement shows for years. Memebers have lived in punk houses and are very active hosting bands on tour and keeping the scene alive. They have several other releases under their belt including several 7″s, a full length LP, and a split with In Defence. They recently got back from a tour of Europe. They are one of the most “under the radar” bands of the mid-west.
We got 10 of these splits and that’s it. Each order comes with an extra mystery 7″!!!
Steve Mackay of THE STOOGES stopped into ILD(Independent Label Distribution – PE’s Exclusive Distributer) to say hi and drop off copies of his new solo record. While there he took some promo pics… in front of the PROFANE EXISTENCE shelves! That’s right, he still has his finger on the proverbial “punk rock pulse”. Pictured with Steve… Massmord, Doom, War//PLague, Resistant Culture, Oiltanker and others. He knows where it’s at! Cheers to you Steve and to the fine folks at ILD who have been handling our distribution.
HOW CAN YOU GET PE TITLES AT WHOLESALE COSTS???
If you would like to order Profane titles at WHOLSALE rates visit the ILD web-site and talk with Mike Beer. He will be happy to help you out!
ILD Distribution / Mike Beer
Profane Existence is having a DIY SALE all through September. 20% OFF EVERYTHING IN THE STORE…. including the PE Specials. When you check out use the code: DIYSALE to get the discount.
This edition of the “PE Special series” was brought to you by our friends at ANTI-CORP Records down in Nashville. Anti-Corp has been a solid trade partner with PE in the past (when we were running a distro) and released solid records like DOOM SIREN, IN RUINS and RESISTANT CULTURE as well as countless others. This time around they bring you THETAN, a two piece brutal as fuck power-violence band featuring ex-members of SANCTIONS. The welcome to whine country 7″ is a rager from start to finish… knocking out 10 solid tracks of no bullshit, in your face audio destruction!
The other half of this special was brought to you by our friends at CRASH ASSAILANT & BEZERKER RECORDS who released this split 7″ between Profane’s own IN DEFENCE and PARTY BY THE SLICE (featuring members of ENABLER – Southern Lord, PROTESTANT – Halo of Flies & GET RAD – Gilead Media). These bands have no shortage of serious talent but they seem content to have some “not so serious” fun on here as they take humorous jabs at each other while duking it out over their favorite foods… TACOS & PIZZA. This one comes with the hand numbered limited edition In Defence “tacos up your ass” insert.
PE Special #13 comes with:
- THETAN welcome to whine country 7″ (color vinyl)
- IN DEFENCE / PARTY BY THE SLICE tacos vs. pizza 7″ (w/ ltd. insert)
- Randomly selected orders will get FREE shit! ORDER NOW!
RIFLE DIET hails from Minneapolis and features members of Profane bands GARMONBOZIA & IN DEFENCE. They play raw political crust/hc with dark and brooding overtones and aggressive female vocals. This is their first record… titled “Thrash Compactor”. They recently got back from a raging Mid-west tour and dropped off some records special for Profane!
PE Special #12 gets you:
1) RIFLE DIET – Thrash Compactor 7″
2) Mystery 7″ from our distro box
The first 10 orders will also get a FREE patch (Servitude, In Defence, Actives, others…)
Profane Existence put out the first Ballast record back in 2005. Ballast really captured our attention with their urgent mix of hardcore, crust, and classic peace-punk influences.The most striking element of their sound was the female-fronted vocal delivery, which was powerful, melodic and emotive. Their first record has long been out of print but we came upon several copies of their 2nd record “Fuse” and their… well… they broke up, reformed as PREYING HANDS and recorded ”Through The Dark. Both released by Inimical. We’ve got a limited twenty copies available and we are offing them together as a double pack. ORDER HERE!
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Profane Existence is sponsoring this years Twin Cities Punk Rock Bowling Tournament. We’re making some kick-ass-koozies and if we’re not too drunk we’ll bring the PE distro. Come out for Skateboarding, Bowling, Beer and Bands. Saturday September 1st, 2012 at Memory Lanes Bowling Alley (2520 26th Ave S. MPLS, MN). Skating & Music 3pm / Bowling 5pm / Bands 9pm Registration for the Bowling Tournament at Extreme Noise Records.