Triple Eye Industries

A Noise Rock Record Label based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Limited Edition 8-song Butter Cream color 12″ vinyl pressed by United Record pressing. Includes digital download card.


  1. Whistle, Hawk & Spit
  2. Hammer Throw
  3. The Bait
  4. Crush Depth
  5. Salt Away
  6. False Positive
  7. A Lesson In Sleep
  8. Ass To Ass

engineered and mixed by
Shane Olivo at Bobby Peru Recording Studio, Milwaukee, WI.
mastered by Carl Saff at Saff Mastering
design by Zack Schulze

300 on Butter Cream color vinyl

Hot Coffin

Hot Coffin

available formats: 12 inch, digital, CD
release date: April 1, 2016


"It will help if you have a taste for punk and hardcore, but even if you give the sideways squint-eye at that idea, I think you still might find this song cool because of the raw, fucked-up grit of the vocals and the unexpected pulses of shimmering melody that surface unexpectedly in the midst of some viscerally convulsing chords and beats. It won’t take you long to decide."

Odd name, even stranger band. Oh, were to begin. What is 80's Indie Punks come in contact with Cold wave and Noise Rock from the Midwest on labels like Amrep and Touch and go??? Hot Coffin is born. I get I will say it as easy as I can as I love this album but there is clearly nothing metal about it. It's like Sonic Youth, Rocket from the Crypt, Jesus Lizard , Killing Joke, Husker Du , Dead and Gone, and Six Finger Satellites gave birth to something just downright sick and fantastic, and is spreading it's plague on a new generation of middle class youths feeling lost with the vision and path their nations and world is heading in 2016. What else is there really to say other then music and nonconformist thoughts can honestly change the world. There are some great punk hooks on this album. What are you waiting for this band just kicks ass...

Clint Listing, AZM Magazine

This is an album full of intent, delivered with much gust, energy and talent that you can’t help but love it for the little gem it is. It may be over before it has even really begun but it doesn’t really matter as you will soon be putting it back on to feel that excitement and energy once again.


Snotty, sneering punk. Not to say that this isn’t well thought out, because to get it right takes genius, and this is just about on the money, but it is nice to listen to something basic and simple, in the way that it hasn’t been “over thought” like too much technical proggy stuff can be.

This is raw punk from the dawn of man. And it doesn’t even pause for breath. Just rolls track after track, beating you in to submission.

Dave Barnard, Inhale the Heavy

So I've listened to Hot Coffin end to end continually. As hard as I've tried to find fault, I have only found positives. This is for me a hark back to the introduction of (proper) punk in the very early eighties. So that's what gave me the hooks, I think! For everyone else, give it a spin. If we are all in this together, lets form a Facebook group for Hot Coffin dependence.

Craig Grant, Devil's Gate Media

This release of their self titled album is the best of HOT COFFIN yet with them improving their sound and rightly distancing themselves from their past, as the replacement of old vocalist Sean Wiliamson in favour of Chris Chuzles, whose unique vocals seems to flow considerably more naturally with HOT COFFINS new style, has shown that HOT COFFIN are ready to take on the big leagues and can easily hold their own.

Rating: 8/10

James Weaver, Distorted Sound Mag

I'm in a weird spot on this one... I don't know what to say. Hot Coffin really defies most genres so I can't talk about that. The music is loud and noisy, which in this case is a good thing, but not really the most flattering thing for a reviewer to say. The overall aesthetics of the album are borderline offensive, yet it works. These Milwaukee "noise pirates" sucked me in from the first note and I knew it was beyond me to judge them. Let's make them "band of the week" and you guys can decide. WTF is a noise pirate?

Martell, We Love Metal

It’s got a punk vibe with the vocals, but an almost surf-rock vibe with the guitars that makes it sound like the band could have opened for Black Flag in the 80s and people would froth at the mouth over them. It’s got the best of both worlds without any of their common pitfalls. The song is just brief enough to keep you coming back and the rest of the album is the same way: it never overstays its welcome and always ends on a high note and will make you want to have a good time. Seriously, this whole record is a banger from start to finish, and you’d be a fool not to check it out.

Spencer Snitil, Heavy Blog is Heavy

Hot Coffin plays a musical style that takes sludge, post hardcore, punk and noise rock and mixes them together to create a style of their own, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover real life themes.

In my opinion Hot Coffin are a very great sounding mixture of sludge, punk and noise rock and if you are a fan of those musical genres, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Hammer Throw" "Salt Away" and "A Lesson In Sleep".

8 out of 10.

How to describe Hot Coffin? That is the real question here. A little hard rock, a little punk, a little grunge, a little garage rock, a little psychedelic, frankly there is a a little of many rock and metal styles which makes this overall a sludge or noise rock album but quite a pleasure to listen to. Hot Coffin blaze through 8 tracks of rock fury here in less than 30 minutes which really keeps the punk feel alive all the way through.

3.5 out of 5 Zombies prefer a Hot Coffin to a cold one!

" first impression was actually that they reminds me of TURBONEGRO around "Ass Cobra" and "Apocalypse Dudes", but with their own twist to it (which is my favorite albums with that band). It's some kind of rock anyway, and it's pretty good stuff. So if you also like TURBONEGRO, why not give this band a try?"

Ramshackle Wisconsinites distill the source of post-hardcore. Post-hardcore has mutated greatly over the years, its sound diluted after the mid-00s mainstream boom period. So how refreshing is it to hear a band that takes the sound of true hardcore punk rock as its base component. Listening to Hot Coffin's second album, it's obvious the Milwaukee quartet aren't solely intent on writing pop hooks and soaring choruses when they can coax rumbling and ramshackle noise out of their weathered and worn instruments much more comfortably. These eight tracks career at a pace that would satisfy fans of Fucked up or The Bronx, and possess a raw-throated vocal delivery reminiscent of Liam Cormier. There's enough in the way of songcraft to recall Gainesville punk luminaries Against Me! and Hot Water Music. Tracks like opener Whistle, Hawk and Spit and The Bait are good enough to sit in that kind of company too. Overall, there isn't quite enough here to worry the very best of this genre, but if Hot Coffin continue in this trajectory, one day there could be.

Stephen Hill, Metal Hammer

Fans of emerging groups such as Milk Duct Tape, Queen Chief, and Escape Is Not Freedom will probably want to check this out, along with those who just enjoy hearing chunky riffs played with attitude in a non-sterilized musical environment. There’s enough meat to the songs that replays won’t wear thin too fast, but that’s balanced against being persistently lively to the point of near-manic. A fun ride, as long as you have the disposition to go with their crassness.


Fittingly enough on sale today of all days(!), "Hot Coffin" is the second full-length release from one of Milwaukee's best kept secrets. This self-titled LP serves as the follow-up to 2013's "LAW" and this refreshingly real album is Hot Coffin's first slab of monster sludge/garage punk rock n' roll with new singer Chris Chuzles (ex-Disguised As Birds). Christian Hansen (guitar), Joe Kanack (bass), and Jon Kraft (drums) round out the rest of the gang and on Hot Coffin's new album you can expect to hear eight smash & grab numbers that cut out the heart of rock and roll and then devour it piece by bloody piece! Sloppy, raw and above all fucking fun, "Hot Coffins" is as geared towards garage rock fans as it older & wiser punks. This one is not to be missed....

Andy, Heavy Metal Time Machine

Hot Coffin is pretty solid all round with few inequities where the tuneful movement is staggered. It’s an album that’s obnoxious in volume alone but its flamboyant aggression can sometimes feel out of place within the sincere and almost metal edges as the vocals drone along side the effervescence the rest of the accompaniment provides. With riffs that are as intense and gripping as the legendary heavy metal acts of the early 90’s blended with that fearless punk attitude Hot Coffin might leave you smoking by traffic lights. Although their procession of riffs is broken, the fire is as bright as dawn. 8/10

David Oberlin, Soundscape Magazine

...while they’re content to hammer away garage style, the songs are all overlaid with tasty alt / punk melodies and very catchy choruses, culminating in many cases with plenty of emotional intensity. That said, there’s also a darker tone to the sound which makes Hot Coffin a lot heavier than your run of the mill punk band, at times bordering on a noise band with plenty of crescendo riffing in Christian Hansen‘s guitar, amidst some blissful clanging melodies. 3/5

Shan Siva, Battle Helm Magazine

The hard rock band has a new vocalist for its second album, Chris Chuzles, who brings the same vein-bulging, voice-wrecking intensity of prior screaming frontman Sean Williamson. But Hot Coffin also shows a bit more ambition and diversity compared to its debut "Law," thanks largely to guitarist Christian Hansen. "The Bait" is a bit post-punk, a bit surf-rock, while the closing track morphs from punk to marching metal.

Piet Levy,

There are more good songs, such as "False Positive", with its captivating dynamics, and the emotional "A Lesson in Sleep", where the group's more Emo side flourishes without jeopardizing the intensity of its proposal. But in fact, there are 8 good songs here, among which I dare to emphasize the aforementioned, but not to the detriment of the rest of the album. Hot Coffin's self-titled album demands, demands to be listened with attention, at full volume, and from end to end. Surely, as we all happen, everyone will find the favorite song at the time and place indicated for each one. But this does not change the essence of a record that leaves no room to be heard in parts: its nature is in an extremely attractive.