We’ve attempted to compile a list of all releases from Pittsburgh-area bands in 2017. If your band is missing, please contact us!
Listen to songs from all these releases by checking out our 2017 Release Playlist!
4th River Music Collective
Sampler of 4th River Musoc Collective artists of many genres
Action Camp's first release as a full trio.
Driving grooves, catchy pop riffs, intimate and soulful lyrics and vocals.
Matt Aquiline & The Dead End Streets
"Coming Home" was produced by Dana Cannone and Aquiline at the Church Recording Studio. It features five Aquiline-penned songs, one perfect guitar solo by Neil Carr on "The Break" (according to Cannone), a standout lead vocal by Heather Catley on “Survivable” and a mandolin cameo by Rob James of The Clarks on “Pennsylvania.” M.A.D.E.S. marries folk, rock, blues, country and a little blue-eyed soul into a Roots Rock/Americana sound that is pure Pittsburgh, with skill, authenticity and the kind of depth you develop surviving a few cold Winters.
Atlas Euphoria's debut album, filled with sonic pop experiments and lyrical themes exploring environmentalism, corrupt politics, and self-discovery.
Ribcage Xylophone EP
5th album and 1st release on wildkindness records.
The Men in the Moon
A quick yet satisfying 3-song teaser of what is to come from Catatoneya. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from the dark, emotionally in-tune lyrics, to the tasteful and impressive musicianship
Caught On Sight
2 song demo
You Mean It's Not Jazz?!
Children Of October
Our newest EP ever! Featuring the jazz club hit "I Wanna Rip Your Guts Out Through Your Mouth!"
Run Away From Everything
This album is about leaving behind comfort in favor of opportunity. This album is about change, and how scary that can be. This album is about running from the things that hold you back, and staring at the future with fear, uncertainty, and above all, hope. Break out of your comfort zone. Do amazing things. Run away from everything.
Revel in the Rubble
Spooky silly street folk
A Life That's Always The Same
Combination of Pop Punk and 3rd Wave Ska
Don't Quit Your Day Job
It's our second album, so it's like the first album, but one more.
The Dark Lines
Vesper Bells and Ex Astris
Tour Tape 2017 (orange peal/soft reset)
DENZELL (the zells)
Bilingual political hardcore / ska from two Russian immigrants and a native Pittsburgher. Their freshman EP “Frontline” was recorded at local studio R&R Audio, mixed at the famed Blasting Room in Ft. Collins, Colorado, mastered at Rain City Recorders in Vancouver, BC and released independently on June 1st. It rips into the Trump presidency’s proposed border wall with “Colossus”, and trumpets a call to arms through organized protest in “Black Bloc”. The album is rounded out decrying creditors in “Til Debt Do We Part” and reflects on addiction in the personal “Amputee”.
January Draft EP
Endless Mike and the Beagle Club
Even When the Sky Gets Grey
Endless Mike and the Beagle Club
First single from the forthcoming EP Poison Control.
From The Bottom Of My Heart
A fresh mix of heavy hitting post-hardcore and catchy choruses of pop-punk
Our first full length out on Flowerpot Records
Homemade bedroom jams about life and shit.
Recorded by Dan Yost of Just Recordings Studio
Hazy, instrumental beats of the downtempo/hip hop variety. This album was written during an extended stay in New Orleans, winter 2017. Composed mainly on a single drum machine/sampler, the album lends itself to a consistently dreamy, lo fi vibe, yet each track still retains it's own identity. With a shorter overall song length and lots of the tracks fluidly morphing into each other the album works best as a start to finish listen (just over 30 minutes). Enjoy.
God Hates Unicorns
God Hates Unicorns
God Hates Unicorns' debut album
Chasing the Rain
Beachy summer vibes with lyrical twists that delve into the listener's mind.
Early sneak preview release of a song from our upcoming LP. It just couldn't wait due to the subject matter of the song, and the recent rumors and "fake news" about us.
All the Space I've Taken Up
All the Space I’ve Taken Up, released through Friends & Ferns, mixes waves of indie pop, glam punk, queercore and surf. The LP crosses the spirit of punk music with earnest discussions of self-care, gender, political climate, and inequality. The album currently has two associated music videos, “Let’s Rob a Bank” and “Nervous as a Lifestyle,” and a third will debut before the end of the year. Just Fern a queer independent musician from Pittsburgh, PA. As part of the new wave of soft, dreamy/queer punk, she’s toured as the front of SOFT GIRL in 2017.
It's Alive: 5th Anniversary Edition
EP INFO: "It's Alive: 5th Anniversary Edition" Klaymore are celebrating the 5th anniversary of their second full-length album, It's Alive, with a rerecording of four tracks from the original with the band's 2017 lineup (Lee Prisby - Guitar and vocals, Dan Sudano - Guitar, George Kipilo - Bass). In addition to the band's permanent lineup performing on the CD they were also joined by Matt Kastner on drums (ex-Second Empire, ex-Leeja Stark Band) as a guest musician. This rerecording also features Klaymore's only acoustic track to date. The CD was first made available to the Pittsburgh region through a release show at Howlers in Bloomfield on 9/16, and was made publicly available online on 9/21. Physical copies of "It's Alive: 5th Anniversary Edition" can now be purchased from the Klaymore Bandcamp page, or the the album can also be found on Spotify, iTunes, Google Play CDBaby, and YouTube. A music video for the song "Matriarch" has also been released and can be found on the band's YouTube channel.
Broken Tooth Again
Law Jaw's first EP
A weirdo punk album about growing up and trying to change for the better
Our self-released 3rd EP, Recorded, mixed and mastered at Wilderness Studio with J Vega.
The Long Hunt
The songs on Wilderness Tales are typically slower, sprawling, meditative, and sparse- a mood sometimes contrasted with the occasional outburst, dense arrangement, or driving repetition. The music sits comfortably in the experimental, psych and alternative rock categories while occasionally incorporating elements of desert, drone and post-rock. Bass and Drums tracked by J Vega at The Wilderness Recording Studio, Zelienople, Pennsylvania. Guitar, electric sitar, and Mellotron tracked by Trevor Richards. All songs produced and mixed by Trevor Richards. All songs mastered by KRAMER at Noise Miami.
Ghost Fly By
The Me Toos
10 tracks that range from straight ahead garage punk, to sing along pop to 60's psycho ballads. This album will not disappoint! Here's a review of the album upon it's release. http://www.soundsceneexpress.com/the-me-toos-rock-steady-on-new-album-ghost-fly-by/
The Me Toos / The Spectres
The Me Toos and The Spectres team up to release new music on one action packed 45 vinyl.
All The Pretty Stars
Murder For Girls
The Writing Process
The Writing Process was written over the course of 2 years, each song is a snapshot of a certain period of development. We’re all still in the writing process, always changing, always improving!
The Park Plan
Our 2nd EP, recorded and mixed by Bengt Alexsander
You Earn What You Get
Full-length debut release by Phased Out, a four piece indie/garage band from Pittsburgh.
Fun Is Fun
Fun forward 90's influenced pop-punk
The Rise of Riff City
Debut EP of local "supergroup" including members of Action Camp, Park Plan, Semi-Supervillians, Supervoid, and The Emergency.
Dozen Egg Night
A collection of some fast, short, aggressive songs. A mix of skate punk, pop punk, and hardcore.
Songs about breakups.
The Heart is a Kaleidoscope
A masterful synthesis of pop, math, emo, and spoken word.
Fun all female project from Pittsburgh musicians Chelsea Rumbaugh, Carrie Battle, and Marie Mashyna
Frank and Joyce
A single song featured on the Peace Through Strength Compilation tape. A song about being born in the wrong body.
This is the first EP from Pittsburgh-based indie band SOFT GIRL. "Softgirl." is a collection of six songs recorded in the latter half of 2016, blending punk, rock, and pop styles.
Adderall b/w On Yer Feet
The Stars of Disaster
Garage-pop sorta thing. A-side: First single of forthcoming debut full length out late winter. Loud. B-side: Single only, quieter.
VHS lightning zap love music Verne Troyer
Every song a love song.
even my mock necks are mocking me
a collection of 5 songs from new solo music project, tap shorts, written and recorded in her home in pittsburgh, pa.
The Telephone Line
The Telephone Line aimed at your hearts with a poppy Valentine's Day single! Lace up and take your honey by the hand for an all-skate.
Laugh More, You're Dying
Today is the Best Day Ever
Emotive, to the point emo revival.
My first original single release in two years, includes additional track cover of "SLI" originally by Werefolk (fellow Pittsburgh artist).
Turpentine & Red
Tremoravia's last album as being only a solo endeavor, Turpentine & Red fuses fuzzed jndie rock with dream inspired themes.
A fresh new start for Vertigo, 6 hard-hitting and catchy songs crafted by a revamped lineup of members. A first venture for the band into the use of keyboards and synthesizers, the funky pop-rock songs showcase dynamic, powerful lead vocals while still allowing room for the instrumentals to shine through.
We Hold Hands And We Jump
we hold hands and we jump
Fourth full release. Endless Bummer Records / NDE Records.
Jam Sandwich EP
Weapons of Choice
4 song EP.