L7's Bricks Are Heavy 30th Anniversary Reissue via Licorice Pizza Records, available in GOLD Vinyl and BLACK vinyl.
Licorice Pizza is proud to announce as its first vinyl release a special reissue marking the 30th anniversary of L7's seminal third album, Bricks Are Heavy. Originally debuting at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekerschart, the album’s 11 tracks are digitally remastered by Howie Weinberg(Ramones, Pixies, Metallica). Produced by Butch Vig(Nirvana, Garbage, Smashing Pumpkins), this limited editionrelease will be available with luxurious packaging on both gold and black vinylwith rare artifacts from the archive.
With an effortless blend of punk ethos, heavy grunge, socio-political anthems and humor, L7 is often associated with Seattle Grunge, even though they are from Los Angeles. L7’s vocalist/guitarist Donita Sparks says, “We are going to pull out all the stops for this release. Together with Licorice Pizza, this is going to be one tasty treat.”
L7’s heavy, but catchy guitar riffs are especially highlighted on the songs “Wargasm”, “Slide”, and “Everglade”. The group emphasized their feminist and Riot Grrrl side with “This Ain't Pleasure” and “Diet Pill”. Fan favorite “Shitlist” was famously featured in Natural Born Killers. Named by Rolling Stone as among the “Essential Recordings of the 1990s” and one of SPIN’s “300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985-2014),” Bricks Are Heavy is a landmark album of '90s rock.