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Black Vinyl and very limited quantities of the Blue Jay w/Neon Green will be available for sale on 12.14.23.. LP Release show in Pittsburgh the same day.

As the barrage of disinformation, sloven consumption, and sedentary doom scrolling hurles humankind into the bleak void of the 21st century, we find ourselves in terrifying awe of humanity's alleged notions of "Progress". PEACE TALKS debut LP offers nine scathing tracks rebuking the notion that all is well with our never ending growth and unchecked greed. With thunderous drumming, caustic vocals, and furiously arresting riffage PEACE TALKS slaps back at the corporate tunnel vision deadset on punching down all genuine compassion and concern. Unpretentious, unstylized and unabashedly pissed, the PROGRESS LP is a bent and battered nail that refuses to be hammered down.

A portion of proceeds from the sale of this LP will be donated to:
Preservation Point

Prevention Point Pittsburgh (PPP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing health empowerment services to people who use drugs.

The mission of Prevention Point Pittsburgh is to promote and advocate for the reduction of harms associated with injection and other forms of drug use, and to reduce the risk of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, other blood-borne infections, and overdose.


Peace Talks Progress LP (Peterwalkee)…but who’s listening? Peace Talks are a fairly new Pittsburgh hardcore ensemble, and they step right up with this fine full-length debut, Progress. It’s kind of an all-purpose raging hardcore record, succeeding not in uniqueness or distinctive character so much as delivering the goods as we already understand them with vigor, tightness and speed. There’s some Greg Ginn in the guitar leads, a few well-timed mosh breakdowns, and plenty of frantic fast-core. Reminds me of oldies like Poison Idea, Rattus and Flag Of Democracy, and more modern acts like Planet On A Chain, Chemical Fix and Electric Chair, which of course is fine company to keep. While Peace Talks may not have carved out their own one-of-a-kind identity just yet, there’s still some cool ideas that stick out from the pack, like the mid-paced album closer “Stranger In The House” with its incessant one-note piano accompaniment (there isn’t a single aspect of “I Wanna Be Your Dog” that isn’t worth ripping off), or the blasting title track, which reaches Lack Of Interest speeds in its opening and closing moments. There’s a ton of fun to be had playing and writing hardcore songs, mixing ripped-off parts with original ideas and raging all the while, a sentiment that I don’t have to explain to Peace Talks.

PEACE TALKS Progress LP. The first LP by Pittsburgh’s PEACE TALKS consists of nine tracks of politically-driven, raging hardcore punk. Not a pretentious or try-hard approach of fitting into some mold, other than the expression of anger coming from living in modern society. Everything from fast two-beat drumming to blastbeats, yet still sounding like controlled chaos. Maybe the closest vibe to this record might be NYC’s NAUSEA while still having a sound of their own. Full-frontal ferocious attack of turbulent sonic bombardment.