Dim Mak


Dim Mak started in 1996 in order to release a 7" from obscure SoCal hardcore ensemble Stickfigurecarousel, Dim Mak's soon roster grew to include bands outside of hardcore and punk to garage rock and roll, disco punk and new wave.

The label has released records by he Coup, The Kills, Whirlwind Heat, Soledad Brothers, Automato, Panthers, The Gossip, Young People, Das Oath, Paradise Island, Pearlene, Lion Fever, Dance Disaster Movement, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Mr. David Viner, The Von Bondies, Bluebird, Die Monitr Batss, From Monument To Masses, The Red Light Sting, Envy, Miracle Chosuke, Battles, Libretto & Lifesavas, Dollhouse, Tokyo Sex Destruction, Bloc Party, Deep Jail, Edy Crahp, Juss Ske.

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XTRMST: "Humanity"
Punknews is proud to premiere a new track from XTRMST, the new band feature Davey Havok and Jade Puget of AFI. The track is called "Humanity" and comes from the band's self-titled debut album, which is due out today on Dim Mak. You can order the album here. Punknews…
2014-11-17 12:00:01

Jade Puget (XTRMST)
For at least five albums now, the scene's most divisive band has abandoned its punk sound, venturing off into more mainstream areas, becoming more and more distant from their hardcore roots. But now AFI's Davey Havok and Jade Puget are making a return to form with their new band. XTRMST is a straight-edge hardcore band that is louder and heavier than anything the creative duo has ever done before. On a day off in Baton Rouge,…
2014-10-22 20:00:01

XTRMST release details about debut album
XTRMST the straight edge hardcore band featuring Davey Havok and Jade Puget of AFI have released details about their debut LP. The album is self-titled and will be out November 18, 2014 via Steve Aoki's Dim Mak records. You can hear the band's new single here. You can click Read…
2014-10-02 15:00:01

The Detroit Cobras / The Willowz / Dan Sartain
Detroit Cobras, garage-punk forebearers the Willowz and Dan Sartain have announced a tour together that will kick off this…
2007-08-07 11:00:02

JR Ewing working on posthumous DVD
Gravity Records-style hardcore act JR Ewing have announced that work has begun on a posthumous DVD. The band, which took influence from the early screamo scene (think Heroin, not Silverstein) split up last year after eight years together. The band posted this brief note: The work on the JR Ewing film has begun. However, it´ll take a…
2007-08-06 18:35:02

Dim Mak signs Foreign Born
Los Angeles based Foreign Born have signed with Dim Mak Records. The band has a record titled On The Wing Now set for an August 21st release. The label has posted the cover art and the song "In The Shape" for download. Foreign Born will tour across the US once the album comes out, with a set of hometown shows in the works to lead up to the…
2007-05-30 16:00:03

Icarus Line post music, plans third full length
The Icarus Line have announced some details about their upcoming full length, Black Lives At the Golden Coast. The album is their third and the follow up to 2004's Penance Soiree. The record is due out June 5th, 2007. You can check out a track from the album, titled "Get's Paid" right…
2007-02-03 22:00:10

Dim Mak signs the Moving Units, the Deadly Syndrome
Dim Mak have announced that they've signed Moving Units and the Deadly Syndrome. The label is teaming up with Metropolis Records for Moving Unit's next album. The Deadly Syndrome's forthcoming Dim Mak release will hit stores this…
2007-01-28 16:00:07

Dim Mak signs Willowz
Dim Mak Records have signed "Southern California garage-punk forebearers" the Willowz. The band is set to release their Dim Mak debut Chautauqua on March 20th and is currently preparing for European tour early next year. You can download a track from the band through Dim Mak…
2006-12-08 11:00:03

JR Ewing
After calling it a day back in May, JR Ewing have confirmed their final shows. The band had this to say: After 8 years of touring and recording, weve decided to move on and do other things. But were not going out quietly: We are doing some last shows around Europe, which includes shows in Germany, Belgium and France. There are so many places we shouldve played on this last tour (UK, Portugal, Holland etc) but we had to keep it short and simple. On these last shows we will be changing the setlist on every…
2006-08-09 10:15:02

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