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Reason in Decline

Archers of Loaf

Archers of Loaf's Reason in Decline is the North Carolina-based band's first album in over 20 years. We have it on Opaque Purple, Black and White Swirl vinyl.

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This is a VMP Exclusive record, and you can't get this specific variation anywhere else.

Exclusive Features
color Opaque Purple, Black, and White Swirl
foil stamped Yes
numbered Yes
Other Features
download code Yes
exclusive VMP Exclusive
jacket style Direct-To-Board
jacket type Single
label Merge
mastering engineer Bob Weston
mastering studio Chicago Mastering Service
pressing location Kindercore Vinyl Pressing
release type New Release

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Archers of Loaf's origins begin in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in 1991 with Eric Bachmann (vocals/guitar), Eric Johnson (guitar), Matt Gentling (bass) and Mark Price (drums) rising through the underground with their edgy sound featuring elements of punk and rock. In 1998, after the release of four studio albums, several EPs and numerous singles, the band departed and went their separate ways. Over two decades later, Archers of Loaf reemerged with new music, a single titled "Raleigh Days," signaling their comeback. Now approaching almost 25 years later, they're cementing their return with their new album, Reason in Decline.

Limited to 500 copies, the VMP exclusive edition of Archers of Loaf's Reason in Decline is pressed on 1LP Opaque Purple, Black and White Swirl vinyl and will arrive in a single direct-to-board, foil stamped and numbered jacket along with a download code. The album is mastered by Bob Weston of Chicago Mastering Service.

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Reason in Decline

Archers of Loaf

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