*This is a Preorder, as the release does not come out until May 25th, 2018. We will ship these as soon as they are in hand. If you order anything else with this preorder, your entire order will be held until everything is ready to ship.
**There are two colors of vinyl to choose from:
"Translucent Gold" which is limited to 200 copies
The mail-order exclusive "Metallic Gold and White Merge with Heavy Black and Translucent Gold Splatter" variation that is limited to 100 copies.
ALL LPs come with a download slip for the entire record and are housed in heavy 350 gsm weight stock! Jackets and inserts come printed on an Uncoated Stock!
Bristol, UK’s SVALBARD harness the aggression of heavy music and the urgency of the current political climate in the form of their sophomore full length release and Translation Loss debut entitled “It’s Hard To Have Hope”. Steeped in the world of Hardcore and Metal but surpassing both genres, SVALBARD’S eight tracks of raw honesty, while simultaneously being politically and socially vibrant presents an unyielding and truly unique experience in “It’s Hard To Have Hope”. “It’s Hard To Have Hope” was engineered and mixed by Lewis Johns at The Ranch Production House, Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Converge, Integrity, Nails) and features stunning artwork by Steven Kingscote.