Dear all, we’re sorry to send two newsletters in as many days, but it’s come to our attention that we left out a very important piece of information in yesterday’s announcement about the new Wovenhand book, Black of the Ink. Please note that Sounds Familyre is distributing Black of the Ink to North America only. If you’re ordering outside of North America, please go to the good people at Glitterhouse Records.

If you DO live in North America, you can by all means secure yourself a copy from Sounds Familyre. For details and to order, go here!

Thanks much, dear people. We now return you to your regularly scheduled Wednesday.


Everyone at Sounds Familyre


HM covers from over the years

HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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Payable on Death – P.O.D.

A Voice of Life

Almost 27 years after the band's first studio album, P.O.D.'s message is arguably more important than ever. "I believe (our message) is even more relevant now than it was then. If you really listen to 'Youth of the Nation,' we still have these tragedies going on. There’s a lot of searching still going on out there."


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