Saturday, March 1, 2014

Anti-Zen Full Length Cassette Available Now

Hesitation Wound's newest release happened so fast from idea to finish product that we completely forgot to post about it! Anti-Zen is a band from DC that is simply put: awesome. We are really happy to be a part of this tape with them. You can listen to the entire full length tape on our bandcamp page here. You can also buy it from our bandcamp page or from our webstore, where we have added a ton of new distro records over the past few months, with more to come.

Anti-Zen - S/t Cs
A full length cassette release from Washington, DC's Anti-Zen. 11 tracks that takes cues from bands like Rudimentary Peni and Bone Awl. Over 20 minutes of heavy, catchy, desperate, and often haunting punk. From members of Aghast and State Violence.

HWR's second tape release. HWR 7.75

We are stoked on this one, hope you are too.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

SLAG - S/t ep and Pure Disgust - Demo cs Now Available

You can now buy the Slag record and Pure Disgust tape from our webstore. Anyone looking to trade or order wholesale, send us an e-mail: Thanks!

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

New Releases on Hesitation Wound Records: SLAG - S/t ep and Pure Disgust - Demo cs

Us here at HWR are excited to finally announce our next two releases. Both from bands that have left us with heavy impressions. In the next few weeks, HWR will be releasing Slag's debut ep, and at the same time our first tape release from DC's own Pure Disgust. Slag's demo was one of our favorites of last year and this record delivers four more tracks of great hardcore from the Windy City. You can hear two tracks from the ep here. We will post the whole record to listen to and download once it is officially out. Pure disgust is a new band from DC that really took us by surprise. 5 Young kids playing mean hardcore. You can hear the demo here, but I worn you, it will be hard to get these songs out of your head.

We recently created a bandcamp page where you can listen to and download all of our previous releases. If you've been looking for those State Violence or Nukkehamer mp3s, you now have a place to find them. We also have all of our available releases on sale in an effort to make room for the Slag records and Pure Disgust tapes. So if you want to pick up those releases on the cheap, pop over to our webstore now (I believe we only have 1 Nukkehammer record left).

Any labels/distros looking to trade or pick up copies of either release wholesale shoot us an e-mail: Soon after both releases are out we will be doing a big distro update (something we've been meaning to do for a while).

Here are the covers and descriptions of both releases.

Coming out of Chicago and featuring members of Broken Prayer, Libyans, Siamese twins, Outside World, Mac Blackout and Hawaiian punch, SLAG play a vicious style of hardcore punk not unlike they're midwest forefathers THE FIX and ARTICLES OF FAITH. Four fast and tight rippers with a healthy dose of romping and stomping. This band put out one of or favorite demos of last year and this record just sounds so much meaner. Very excited about this one.

DC has seen a lot of young punks take the reins and start some awesome bands and we have been lucky enough to witness it all. Pure Disgust is at the top of that heap. Mixing some mean as shit hardcore punk with seriously catchy oi, this demo is a rager and a stomper for sure. For fans of Blitz, SSD, and of course, 86 Mentality.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Webstore Sale

Well it has been a while since we have had an update. Brian and I have been spending a lot of our time focusing on our bands, but now we are getting back to focusing on the label. We are currently working on a new release that we will hopefully post about in the near future. To make space for that record, we are having a sale on our still available releases (State Violence - s/t, Nukkehammer - Soviet Rust Belt, Hunting Party - Sub Rosa with Whispered Pacts, and Mary Christ - S/t). Head over to our webstore and pick up some of these releases on sale and some of the great stuff we have in the distro. -Greg/HWR

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Now Available: Mary Christ - S/t ep

The Mary Christ - S/t ep is now available and can be picked up here.
The debut record from Washington, DC's MARY CHRIST. MARY CHRIST is an all lady, Bleached out, pop fuzz driven, grunge punk band with similar sounds to iconic punk and indie bands of the 90's.

Monday, July 23, 2012

New Release: Mary Christ - S/t ep

Next up for us is the Mary Christ 7" that will be out by early August. MARY CHRIST is an all lady, Bleach-ed out, pop fuzz driven, grunge punk band from Washington, DC. This record will coincide with a week long west coast tour - you can find the dates here: check out one song from the record and the demo at: Also, if you check out our distro in a while, we updated it with a lot of new stuff. So take a look around.