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Estrus Records Logo 2005
|Distributor(s)||Touch and Go Records|
|Genre||Punk, garage rock, rock|
|Country of origin||U.S.|
They have released such bands as Mono Men, The Drags, The Mummies, Supercharger, Impala, Man or Astro-man?, the Makers, Gas Huffer, The Mooney Suzuki, Soledad Brothers, DMBQ, The Cherry Valence, Midnight Evils, Federation X, The Trashwomen, Satan's Pilgrims, The Von Zippers, Tricky Woo, Untamed Youth, Immortal Lee County Killers, The Dexateens, Marble Orchard, and Southern Culture on the Skids.
For many years Estrus hosted an annual festival, Garage Shock, at The 3B Tavern in Bellingham. Garage Shock featured bands from the labels roster, as well as others from around the world. The last Garage Shock, in 2001, was held at Emo's, in Austin, Texas.
In January 1997, their entire mail-order inventory, private record collection, and some band gear were destroyed in a warehouse fire.
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