When these 2 bands decided to team up and put out a split 7″ we knew it would be an unstoppable force of rock and roll. these bands may be the elder statesmen of lock and key but they bring much wisdom. sit back, roast a bone, put on your headphones and let your [...]
The band described this record as “the greatest punk rock record ever made.” They aren’t wrong. If this was the only record we put out on Lock and Key it would be worth it. This is what punk rock is all about. Give it a spin and see if you don’t agree.
What first got most excited about working with Allies was knowing Joel and Joey from Pikadori. Those two are Pittsburgh’s version of Fugazi’s Ian Mackaye and Guy Picciotto. In addition to my love of Pikadori, Joey had started Hope Records that was a huge inspiration to me getting Lock and Key going. When I found [...]
This was recorded in a practice space only a few practices after forming the band. It was meant to document what had happened between a bunch of friends, as this band was never something expected to leave that practice space. The band started as a joke between friends… Dan Rock of Lock and Key, [...]