Hellcat Records is an independent record label based in Los Angeles, California. The label, an off-shoot of Epitaph Records, was started as a partnership between the owner of Epitaph, Brett Gurewitz from Bad Religion and Tim Armstrong of Rancid, the latter of whom is generally responsible for signing the bands.
The label specializes in ska, punk, oi!, psychobilly and hardcore bands. Give 'Em the Boot, a Hellcat label sampler which also includes tracks from other up-and-coming independent bands, has been issued every other year since 1997, with the exceptions of the third release which was released 3 years after the second and the last one, which was released one year after the one before it.
Street Dogs, Rancid, Tiger Army, Time Again, Orange, Left Alone, Dropkick Murphys, Nekromantix, The Creepshow, The Heart Attacks, The Unseen, The Aggrolites, Operation Ivy, Static Thought, Civet, Societys Parasites, The Slackers, Hepcat, Danny Diablo, Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards, Westbound Train, Strangers, GBH, Devil's BrigadeVisit Website
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