RITUALS OF LIFE – The classic 1999 hardcore record from South Carolina’s Stretch Arm Strong. On vinyl for the first time in over 20 years, Iodine Recordings has reissued Rituals of Life,which is one of the most iconic and popular hardcore punk records of the 90s, and has been out of print for over 20 years. This limited pressing has been completely redesigned and packaged using elements of the original art by award winning design firm Unoriginal Vinyl and completely remastered for vinyl by Jack Shirley (Joyce Manor, Deafheaven, Jeff Rosenstock).
Second Chances – The Rituals of Life Years, is a retrospective companion zine that reflects on Stretch Arm Strong’s iconic hardcore record from 1999. The zine includes essays and commentary from many notable bands, including: Hatebreed, Bane, Rise Against, The Gaslight Anthem, Stick To Your Guns, Further Seems Forever, and many more. The band collected old photographs, tour posters, lanyards, and other artifacts of their youth to be presented in this beautiful book constructed and designed by Unoriginal Vinyl. This zine is only available during the pre-order for Rituals of Life as an add-on, then out of print forever!
Tracklisting: 1. When Sorrow Falls 2. Outside Looking In 3. Second Chances 4. All We've Lost 5. Try To Forget 6. For Now 7. Pursuit Of Happiness 8. Reach Out 9. Set Free 10. Through My Actions 11. To A Friend 12. Melt With You