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Pre-order + stream the Strangers Now//Enta split 10″!

Introducing the first Skeletal Lightning vinyl release: a split 10″ between Strangers Now and Enta, two passionate Midwestern bands from two separate ends of the underground music spectrum. Featuring a limited pressing of only 200 copies, this 10″ record features 2 brand new songs from emotive hardcore band Strangers Now and 3 brand new songs … Continue reading

Pre-order: The Reptilian “The Donut Hill Sessions” cassette

Now up for pre-order is our latest release, The Reptilian “The Donut Hill Sessions” cassette. 100 pro-dubbed copies on blue tinted tapes. Includes download code and features album art by Polyvinyl Records designer Tim Reynolds. All pre-orders include patch with artwork by Ben Sears, along with a Skeletal Lightning sticker, and other goodies. Pre-order here. … Continue reading

Skeletal Lightning Fest announced!

The full lineup for Skeletal Lightning Fest was announced last Friday and tickets are now on sale. Check out the Facebook event page here, or find the details below: Skeletal Lightning Fest is a two-day celebration of the Midwestern underground music scene featuring 25+ bands from 10 different states Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April … Continue reading

Updates – New release announcements, Skeletal Lightning Fest and more!

2012 was a busy year for us. We started the blog in February, put out a comp in July, started the label in November, and have been working on Skeletal Lightning Fest since August. We’re happy to say that 2013 will be busier than last year, and that’s the way it should be. Everyone in … Continue reading

Announcing Skeletal Lightning Fest

We recently announced the initial lineup of Skeletal Lightning Fest in April, of which many Skeletal Lightning bands will be playing. Check out the Fest’s website here or get updates on the fest’s facebook page. That’s all we have for now! More announcements and cool things coming your way soon. Support local music, buy merch from bands, and … Continue reading

Bands in vans (January edition)

While Tawny Peaks are wrapping up their two-week stint out east today and tomorrow, Kittyhawk and Aviator will both be heading out on their own tours in the next few weeks. Check out the dates below. Aviator: 1/7 – Philadelphia, PA w/ Cerce, Pray for Teeth, Congenital Death, Callow, Grower https://www.facebook.com/events/342796655819012/ 1/8 – TBA, MD … Continue reading

Tawny Peaks, Kittyhawk now on Spotify, iTunes, and more!

You can now stream Tawny Peaks and Kittyhawk on your favorite music streaming or download service! Whether it be Spotify, iTunes, Rdio, Amazon MP3, Google Music, Last.fm, iHeartRadio, or many others, we got you covered. Check it out and tell us what you think!

Updates: Tawny Peaks, Kittyhawk, and Aviator tapes

Hello, Thank you so much for all of the pre-orders! The response to our first three releases has been overwhelming, and truly do appreciate your support. I know the bands are grateful, too! Here are some updates on each release so far: Tawny Peaks Self-Titled LP:  Just about everything is good to go for this … Continue reading

Pre-Order: Kittyhawk + Aviator Cassettes

Now up for pre-order in the Skeletal Lightning Store is our second and third releases: Kittyhawk – Kittyhawk EP on cassette and Aviator – January 2013 on cassette. First, introducing Chicago based band, Kittyhawk. Featuring the emo styling of Rainer Maria with a nice modern twist, this debut EP will be sure to suit your music listening … Continue reading

Drum roll, please.. New release announcements!

Hello all, We have a few announcements that we have been anxiously waiting to get to you. Here it goes… – We are extremely excited and honored to welcome Aviator to the Skeletal Lightning family. Hailing from Boston, MA., Aviator are an emotive hardcore band with the dynamics of Envy, the passion of La Dispute, and … Continue reading

Pre-Order: Tawny Peaks Self-Titled Cassette

Now up for Pre-Order in the Skeletal Lightning Store is our very first release: Tawny Peaks – Self-Titled LP on cassette. Featuring Salmon colored labels on smokey colored tapes, with full-color J-cards and a free download code, this tape will be sure to stay in your player for months on end. Tawny Peaks will take … Continue reading

New distro items! CSTVT, Deafheaven, Title Fight, TWIABP, Code Orange Kids & More!

Greetings friends! New distro items have been added to the Skeletal Lightning Store! 12″: Birds In Row – You, Me, & The Violence 12″ – $12 Features clear vinyl (first press) in a gatefold jacket. Includes free download! Deafheaven – Roads to Judah 12″ – $12 Features cream colored vinyl with black spatter. Single LP jacket with … Continue reading

Skeletal Lightning Store sale item of the week: KC 4-way Split 12″

  This week’s Skeletal Lightning Store sale item of the week is the Kansas City 4-way split 12″ on mixed color vinyl. Save a good ole’ $1.50 on this lovely record featuring tracks from Kansas City bands Texas Instruments, Baitfish, Battle Royale, and Regret, the Informer. Released April 20, 2012. 1. Texas Instruments – RC-P90 2. … Continue reading

We’re on Bandcamp!

Hello friends, You can now find all Skeletal Lightning releases on our Bandcamp page. This also means that each physical release will come with a download code!   Too lazy to click the link above?  No worries, we have you covered. Stream our latest releases below and feel free to download our free summer compilation, … Continue reading

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