Nitro Records


Founded by Offspring frontman Dexter Holland, Nitro Records has been the home over the years to AFI, The Vandals, Guttermouth, Ensign, and more. Currently, the label's active roster includes pop-punk act Rufio, punk legends T.S.O.L., East Coast upstarts A Wilhelm Scream, and others.

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Nitro Records to be re-launched in 2014, vinyl reissues in the works
Nitro Records - who recently became part of The Bicycle Music Company - have announced their plans. Apparently, the imprint will be relaunched next year with a series of vinyl reissues, though the label has apparently not decided on which ones or when just yet, saying: We're busy at work preparing our 2014 re-launch plans. What release on…
2013-10-11 14:30:01

Bicycle Music acquires Nitro Records
The Bicycle Music Company - a catalogue company which includes A Change of Pace, All That Remains, Chelsea, Hatebreed, Johnny Cash, Killswitch Engage, Ministry, Nine Inch Nails,…
2013-07-08 13:00:01

Dexter Holland (The Offspring) talks about Nitro Records
Though there has been nary a peep (nor a release) from Nitro Records since A Wilhelm Scream's 2007 album Career Suicide, Dexter Holland of The Offspring has addressed the status of his long-running label which was home to a range of artists including AFI, Guttermouth, The Vandals,…
2012-06-25 12:30:01

Jughead's Revenge to begin recording new material in May
Jughead's Revenge stated on their Facebook page that they are currently in the midst of writing new material. The band hopes to record in May, and release "an EP or 7-inch soon after." Jughead's Revenge split up in 2001, but announced their reunion in 2009. This would be their first new…
2012-02-07 12:30:01

Much The Same announce reunion show
Chicago, IL melodic hardcore outfit Much The Same has announced a one-off reunion show, happening March 26 at Reggie's Rock Club. More information is available here. The group called it a day back in…
2011-01-10 11:00:01

Stormy California stream two songs from Nitro debut
Stormy California, one of the bands on Dexter Holland of The Offspring's Nitro Records, have posted two new songs from their upcoming five song EP, Beg, Borrow Or Steal. The EP was released today on the label and represents one of the first releases on the label in some time. The band is described as "dance-punk" inspired by "David Bowie, The Jam, Adam Ant, The Psychedelic Furs, Primal Scream, New Order, Franz Ferdinand and The Killers." Check out…
2010-09-14 10:30:01

Jughead's Revenge / Nobodys
Jughead's Revenge have announced plans to celebrate more than 20 years together with a short run through Colorado and Arizona supported by the Nobodys.…
2010-07-27 10:00:01

Rufio in accident
The members of Rufio and their crew were in a nasty RV crash. According to their email report, a driver in a separate vehicle fell asleep at the wheel and sideswiped their RV while traveling at night in Nevada. Their RV was cut in two. The members of Rufio suffered bruises and cuts, but everyone has been able to leave the hospital. One of their crew is still hospitalized with damaged spleen, more detail on which is not yet available. The driver of the causing vehicle is on life support. They are going to take a few weeks to recover from…
2010-06-14 21:00:01

Rufio / The Higher
Rufio have confirmed a two week run of dates beginning shortly which will see them cover the West Coast with The…
2010-06-03 11:00:08

Sloppy Seconds
Sloppy Seconds have announced a short tour beginning at the end of May and running until June 5th. …
2010-03-30 09:30:06

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