Tag: Steadfast Records

March 11, 2022

Subsist announce vinyl pressing of The Rhythm Method

Legendary, underground, Midwest technical hardcore/metalcore band Subsist announce a vinyl pressing of their acclaimed (and originally self-released on CD only) album The Rhythm Method. The Midwest band released 2 CDs in the late 90s/early 00s before calling it quits. Those in the know have always been aware of their greatness, despite their underground status. This first-ever vinyl pressing is a co-release through Steadfast Records and Dropping Bombs. See the Big Cartel link below for ordering info.… Continued →

August 21, 2020

February 21, 2020

Song of the Day: Zao - Lies of Serpents, a River of Tears

Zao had already made a name for themselves, working up from the underground, with a 7″, cassette demo(s) and 2 full-lengths. They were quickly becoming known for taking hardcore in a new direction. I remember a friend telling me that although he loved the riffs on their sophomore effort Splinter Shards the Birth of Separation, he also found them really hard to dance to. With the third album, they would push the metallic limits of hardcore even further.… Continued →

December 6, 2019

Focused - Open My Eyes

As you may have heard, Steadfast Records is bringing the 1993 Focused demo “At Eternity’s Gate” to vinyl, tape, and CD. This pressing will ship soon and pre-orders are available through the Steadfast store right here. This is going to be one re-release you certainly don’t want to miss out on. Check out the new music video for the song “Open My Eyes” that appears on this release, below. Long live Focused!… Continued →

November 8, 2019

Focused Gets The Vinyl Treatment

Focused are releasing six previously unheard gems from 1993 all remixed and remastered. It is called “At Eternity’s Gate” and will be released on Vinyl/CD by Steadfast Records on December 13th. This excellent vinyl is being released in 3 different color options with a few of them extremely limited so hurry up and order before it sells out. Click here to order this incredible offering by one of the greatest Spirit-Filled Hardcore bands of all time.… Continued →

March 30, 2019

Steadfast Records Release Brandtson "Letterbox" on Vinyl

The classic 1997 scene defining debut “Letterbox” by those passionate emo rockers Brandtson, is getting the vinyl treatment via the recently relaunched Steadfast Records. The album has been remixed and remastered and will be available on CD/Tape/Vinyl. I remember buying the original Letterbox on CD from Steadfast Records back in the day when you had to order via snail mail. The band would later re-release the album with new artwork on Deep Elm Records.… Continued →

August 30, 2018

Steadfast Records Re-Releases Brandtson "Fallen Star Collection" for 20th Anniversary

The newly revived independent label – Steadfast Records, has announced plans to re-release “Fallen Star Collection” by the now classic emo/punk band Brandtson. In honor of this classic album which was the follow up to their debut “Letterbox” and first to showcase the band in their own unique element. You can pre-order this 20th anniversary edition with new layout and in a couple different beautiful colors and options, right here. Read the full description below with details on the pressing and what’s included.… Continued →

March 15, 2018

ZAO Reissues Original All Else Failed Recording on Vinyl, CD, Cassette

ZAO is reissuing their classic mid 90’s debut “All Else Failed” with new mastering job and redone artwork, through Steadfast Records. Steadfast Records is owned and run by Matt Traxler who is a former member of Six Feet Deep, Brandtson, and a ton of other bands over the years. The label has had a resurgence of sorts and has been re-releasing their old albums in Digital format and now physical media. Pre-order this ZAO album in a few different bundles right here.… Continued →

June 30, 2017

Steadfast Records Resurfaces, Original ZAO Releases Get Re-Released

Steadfast Records has returned and with that comeback is the announcement that the first 2 releases by ZAO (before they signed with Solid State) have been re-released. That’s right kiddos, get “All Else Failed” (original version), and the ZAO/Outcast “Split” on all digital networks. Listen on Spotify below. Steadfast Records was the work of Matt Traxler, a member of legendary groups like Six Feet Deep, and Brandtson before those amazing bands broke up. My hope is for a Brandtson reunion.… Continued →