Harvey Pekar


SFR021 - Steadfast Records

Harvey Pekar

Paris Green

May 17, 2019

Harvey Pekar help anchor a thriving hardcore punk scene in a Cleveland, Ohio, a city with storied and legendary roots in punk rock and hardcore (Integrity, 9 Shocks Terror, Dead Boys, etc.), and continually explicate and expand the confines of both genres. Paris Green builds upon the foundation of the bands first two LPs (2016’s The Astral We and 2013’s Upward, Not Northward), sounding both instantly familiar, and refreshingly new.

The band mirrors the modus operandi of their namesake, acclaimed comic book writer and Clevelander Harvey Pekar, who claimed, “It’s about staying alive. Getting a job, finding a mate, having a place to live, finding a creative outlet. Life is a war of attrition. You have to stay active on all fronts. It's one thing after another.”

Harvey Pekar have spent the past six years honing their craft on the road, touring extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada – sharing the stage with such bands as Defeater, A Wilhelm Scream, Code Orange, Such Gold, Idles, Birds in Row and Knocked Loose. The band were also recently tapped as one of four recipients of a 2019 Panza Foundation grant.

  1. Forever the Follow
  2. Predation in Shadow Position
  3. Drag Hesitations
  4. Plíe of the Lycanthrope
  5. Glow Aplomb
  6. Coup Ensemble
  7. Slash Centre Unison


        Format & Pressing Details
        Format Variant Notes Edition Edition of Year
        12" Vinyl Black  First 106 2019
        12" Vinyl Blue Swirl 


        219 2019
        12" Vinyl Anitfreeze Green First 225 2019
        Cassette Green First 50 2019
        CD Digipak First 300 2019

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