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GEARHEAD RECORDS OFFERS FREE SHIPPING TIL FRIDAY!
Sep. 3 2008
That's right friends, FREE SHIPPING
!! Gearhead Records
is celebrating back to school by giving you free shipping! For ONE WEEK ONLY
, from August 28 through Sept. 5, shop in our Web Store
to decorate your dorm room with cool posters
, add some new music
to your collection and get the latest in cool threads
You do the buying, we'll cover the shipping, but only if you shop in our Web Store!
So take advantage of our benevolent nature and go nuts! But this FREE SHIPPING
is for ONE WEEK
only, ending Sept. 5, and no extensions! A lot of you snoozed and missed this amazing opportunity last time and wrote begging us to extend it so don't hesitate, go shop in our Web Store
today and get it shipped to you for free!!
Happy Holidays! Sale EXTENDED!
Dec. 15 2006
Happy Holidays you Rock n' Rollers!
We have had such a great response to the HUGE HOLIDAY SALE for Gearhead Records and so many calls from holiday shoppers afraid they've missed the bargains that we are EXTENDING the sale for 2 MORE DAYS!!! You now have until Sunday Dec. 17 to take advantage of our good cheer and stock up on presents for yourself, your friends and your family!
And just in time for the sale we've gotten a bunch of items back in stock too! The long out of print Demonics 7"
, The Maggots 7", and the Spunks 7"s are all back in, as are the Hellacopters
"Cream of the Crap" double LP, and for the first time ever, The Riverboat Gamblers
vinyl is now available on limited edition cherry-red vinyl (only 250 made)!
And don't forget about all these other fine releases, now available at an unbelievable $1.99-$4.99 price including New Bomb Turks
, Gitogito Hustler
, The Spunks
, Lords of Altamont
, The Turbo A.C.'s
, Red Planet
and all the rest of our catalog. And don't forget, all T Shirts
are on sale as well for an incredibly low $9.99, including our famous Logo t shirt!
So shop till you drop, and don't forget to share the good cheer with your friends and neighbors!
Happy Holidays, and thanks for a great year,
The Gearhead Records Wrecking Crew,
Michelle, Ralph, Heather, Alex and Nazario
9 Days Left of HUGE Sale!
Dec. 6 2006
You've only got 9 days to take advantange of our best sale ever! This is last sale for a long time, so hurry quick while supplies, and these amazing prices last!
Its that time of year again to buy cool gifts for your terminally un-cool friends and family, so what better way to take care of your holiday shopping than doing it on the Gearhead Records website? We're in a holly-jolly mood here at Gearhead Records central, and want to share the festive feelings with everyone by saying Thank You to our loyal customers and encourage new fans with the most amazing sale we've ever had. Just think, you can stuff everyone's stockings on your gift list with brand new rock n' roll for less than the cost of a box of Candy Canes!
This sale is sure to knock the socks off of ol' Grinch himself! For 2 WEEKS ONLY from Dec. 1 - Dec. 15, Gearhead is blowing out all our music
with crazy year-end discounted prices. Since we're gonna have to do inventory in a few weeks, we are in a giving mood, 'cause who wants to count a whole warehouse full of cool stuff New Years Eve?
SOOO...that means selected BRAND NEW CDs AS LOW AS $1.99!! New Bomb Turks, Dragons, Wildhearts, Million Dollar Marxists, Red Planet, and even our compilations! Almost everything else is $4.99, including The Turbo A.C's, Electric Eel Shock, The Riverboat Gamblers, Lords of Altamont and even the brand new Spunks CD!
You can't even download music for this cheap! And the vinyl... Oh, the vinyl! Yes, that's on sale too- $.99 7"s, $1.99 LPs- pretty much EVERYTHING on the website is ON SALE. Even the T-SHIRTS ARE ON SALE for $9.99, like The Wildhearts, Hellacopters, Riverboat Gamblers and our famous Logo t-shirt! Even the Hoodies are on sale!
This will be the LAST SALE Gearhead has for a long long time, so shop by Dec. 15 in order to receive your packages by Christmas and to take advantage of our generous mood. You can even call us at 530-662-7877 if you want to order by phone!
Go to the store right now!
Happy Holidays from your pals at Gearhead!
Gearhead to Donate 10% of Websales to Food Bank of Yolo County!
Oct. 27 2006
FOR ONE WEEK ONLY, now through Oct. 31, selected Gearhead CDs will be $2.99 each. Yes, I know that's CRAZY, but Gearhead is REALLY committed to helping raise money for the Yolo Food Bank, so what better way than make it ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE not to buy some of our kick-ass rock n' roll? If you've been wanting to try some new music, but didn't want to pay full-price, now is the time: selected CDs are 75% off the regular price! Bands like the New Bomb Turks, The Wildhearts, The Dragons, Electric Eel Shock, Million Dollar Marxists, Red Planet, and many others are all on sale for one week to help raise money for The Food Bank of Yolo County. Look at it this way, $25 donated to this organization can buy enough food to feed a family of 4 for a week!
Located about 15 miles west of Sacramento (the capital of California) Yolo County is the 3rd fastest growing county in California. Unfortunately, 1 out of 7 people living in this area do not get enough to eat on a daily basis.
Get your holiday shopping done early this year! This is an excellent change to stock up on gifts for friends and family ! So take advantage of this sale, and help raise money for a really great cause. You will get some great new tunes, and you can pat yourself on the back all at the same time.
Keep on rockin', and thank you in advance!
New Spunks Record Out Now!
Oct. 16 2006
Spunks "Yellow Fever Blues"
In-stores Oct. 17th!
Buy it from our website now! On CD and limited colored vinyl!
"NY-based Japanese trash-punk sensations The Spunks are at it again, so look out! Following the stellar response to their single Russian Roulette on Gearhead in 2005, they headed back to the legendary Coney Island based Cyclone Sound to record their debut full-length Yellow Fever Blues. The Spunks unleash a sonic typhoon of blazing punk rock that you must hear to believe."
Spunks Hit the Road November 10th!
11.10.2006 @ The Rock Room in Pittsburg, PA
11.11.2006 @ The Melody Inn in Indianapolis, IN
11.12.2006 @ Uncle Pleasants in Louisville, KY
11.13.2006 @ TBA in St. Louis, MO
11.14.2006 @ El Torreon Ballroom in Kansas City, MO
11.15.2006 @ The Conservatory in Oklahoma City, OK
11.16.2006 @ Darkside Lounge in Dallas, TX
11.17.2006 @ Red Eyed Fly in Austin, TX
11.18.2006 @ Clark..s in Houston, TX
11.19.2006 @ W.C. Dons in Jackson, MS
11.20.2006 @ TBA in Memphis, TN
11.21.2006 @ Rhythm and Brews in Chattanooga, TN
11.22.2006 @ Ground Zero in Spartanburg, SC
11.24.2006 @ Alchemize in Cincinnati, OH
11.25.2006 @ TBA in Cleveland, OH
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Huge Gearhead Moving Sale!
Sep. 8 2006
Hi folks, if you take a look at the store in our website, you'll notice TONS OF STUFF ON SALE! We are moving the Gearhead office, so in order to have less to move, we are putting lots of CDs, VINYL, T-SHIRTS and SWEATSHIRTS on sale!
CDs & LPs range in sale price from $2.99-$4.99!
7inches as low as $0.99!
T-Shirts as low as $9.99!
Sweatshirts as low as $19.99!
If you've missed some of our newer stuff (Electric Eel Shock, Black Furies, Lords of Altamont, Pink Swords, Gitogito Huster, Welcome to Gearhead Country compilation) now is the time to stock up! If you've been curious to try some of our older greats, do so now while the price is right! This is a great time to taste our massive selection! It's all right here!
Try before you buy! The band pages offer MP3 samples, and several of our bands are also on iSound.
This sale only lasts until September 17th, so act NOW!
Store Fixed + Riverboat Gamblers Autographed Poster Deal!
Aug. 21 2006
Hello Gearhead fans,
Some of you may have noticed that our store was acting up last week, but it is all fixed now! You may order til your heart's content!
Also! Don't forget, if you buy a copy of the Riverboat Gamblers Something to Crow About CD or LP, you will get a free signed poster!!! We only have 20 of these available, so act fast, or you're out of luck. If you already own the record, get it for a friend/neighbor/family member/bf/gf, etc, and you'll be their favorite person ever!
Plus, who wouldn't want these handsome Texans on their wall?
You can order this record and any other Gearhead record, t-shirt, poster, or our other vast array of merch right here!
Your Pals at Gearhead.
Got questions? Send them to: info(AT)gearheadrecords(dot)com.
August 2006 Newsletter
Aug. 18 2006
Hello Gearhead Faithful!!
NEW GEARHEAD RECORDS WEBSITE!! NEW LOWER PRICES!!
It's been a while since you heard from us, but trust me, its been worth the wait! Lots of news here, so let's just get right to it.... First off, we have a brand new Gearhead Records Website
! We've wanted to update the site for ages, but between finding the world's best rock n' punk bands, publishing the magazine, and setting up at the finest hotrod shows in California, there really just wasn't time! So please take note: Gearhead Records
and Gearhead Magazine
are now two separate URLs, so if you want to shop for music and Gearhead band-related merchandise, please bookmark Gearhead Records
, and if you're looking for Gearhead Magazine and Gearhead Apparel, bookmark Gearhead Magazine
. You'll still find the same great content at the Gearhead Magazine
site, as well as a more music focused experience at the new Gearhead Records
website. The record site is still under construction so some buttons may not work, some content may not be available and several sections will just have to wait for now, but this should be more than enough to whet your appetite! You'll notice we have LOWERED OUR PRICES on music and posters, so now is the perfect time to try some of those CDs you always wondered about, plus you can decorate your walls for an amazing low rate of .99 a poster! Over the next few months we'll be adding tons more content like photos, MP3s, videos, featured bands and lots of new merchandise so you'll just have to keep visiting us so you don't miss a thing! We'd love to hear what you think about the new site, so please email us
The reason for the two separate sites is simple really. All business partners have to asses from time to time where each person is at and what really matters to them. Mike and I have both loved working on every aspect of Gearhead, but with the magazine back in full swing, Mike realized that his love of writing and publishing was really where his heart was at, and I have always been the crazy one, wanting to go check out every little band that crossed my path, so we've decided to focus on what we each love the most so that both Gearhead Records
and Gearhead Magazine
can be the best companies that we can make them. Both parts of the business will function independently, but will each still keep producing the same great quality Gearhead product you've come to love and count on.
GEARHEAD MAGAZINE #15 OUT SOON, BOOK YOUR ADS NOW!
Gearhead Magazine returns sooner than you thought with #15, and once again it's a killer ish! Verne Hammond of the Burbank Choppers
takes us with him and Keith Weesner
on their recent trip to Mooneyes Japan for the 14th Annual Yokohama Custom Show
where they were the guests of honor, Eric Davidson interviews recently reformed New York Dolls axe man Sylvain Sylvain, Dirty Donny
turns in a massive piece on the legendary Mr. J, the man responsible for the paint on Jungle Jim's 70's funny cars and so much more, plus a report from Bonneville, spotlight on The Mad Fabricators Society
plus all the usual stuff you've come to love these last 13 years. The ad deadline is September 1st, so it's coming up quick! For a rate and specs sheet, just drop us a line right here
and we'll get right back to you. This is also a great time to subscribe, or renew your subscription (you know who you are!) right here
THE RIVERBOAT GAMBLERS ON TOUR WITH X AND ROLLINS BAND!! GET A FREE SIGNED POSTER!!!
Yes, these road warriors are at it again! Still touring in support of their great new release To The Confusion Of Our Enemies
) The Riverboat Gamblers
are in stellar company, supporting X and The Rollins Band! We are very proud to hear that they are still playing numerous songs from their debut Gearhead release Something To Crow About
(RPM 043). You can still get it on LP or CD right here
, and to celebrate this awesome band, the first 20 people who order an LP or a CD after this email goes out will get a FREE AUTOGRAPHED POSTER
signed by the whole band!
Riverboat Gamblers w/ X and Rollins Band Summer Tour
08.17.2005 @ Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ
08.18.2006 @ Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA
08.19.2006 @ The Avalon in Boston, MA
08.20.2006 @ Magic City Music Hall in Johnson City, NY
08.22.2006 @ The Norva Theater in Norfolk, VA
08.23.2006 @ the Tremont Music Hall in Charlotte, NC
08.24.2006 @ Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA
08.25.2006 @ Jannus Landing in St. Petersburg, FL
08.26.2006 @ Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL
08.28.2006 @ Meridian in Houston, TX
08.29.2006 @ the Gypsy Tea Room in Dallas, TX
08.30.2006 @ Stubbs in Austin, TX
NEW Dt'S 7" RECORD HOT OFF THE PRESSES!!
Gearhead Records is proud to announce the brand new 7" from Bellingham, WA rockers the Dt's
! Featuring Estrus Records
owner Dave Crider (also from The Mono Men and Watts) on guitar as well as the gut-wrenching blues-y vocals of Diana Young-Blanchard (Madame X), this single features a track from their upcoming full-length on Get Hip Records
, Filthy Habits
, as well as an exclusive B-side track! Gearhead Records has always looked at Estrus Records as a brother -in-arms in this crazy industry, and we are thrilled to finally get to release a project with Dave and the Dt's. Buy it Now Here
THE SPUNKS SIGN TO GEARHEAD RECORDS!!
Gearhead Records is proud to announce officially signing NY punks The Spunks
to the roster. They just finished recording their debut release "Yellow Fever Blues" at the legendary Cyclone Sound
with Don Fury (Youth of Today, Helmet, Agnostic Front, Bouncing Souls, Sick Of It All, Gorilla Biscuits, GG Allin, Lunachicks just to name a few) at the helm producing and mastering. Scheduled for an October 17, 2006 street date, the release will be available on both CD and limited edition colored vinyl LP. The band will be heading out on the road in late October to support the new release. Visit The Spunks website
to learn more about this rockin' band!!
Until next time, so long from your pals at Gearhead:
, Mike LaVella
and the rest of the Gearhead crew.
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Gearhead Records Announces New Website
Jul. 10 2006
Now posted is the "splash" page for the new Gearheadrecords.com. This new website promises to be much more indepth and contain more information than the last one, including band pages (finally!), news, reviews, mp3s, and more! The design will also be easier to navagate, and all around an awesome improvement.
The site should officially be launched in the next week or so.