Trend Is Dead! Records

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Trend Is Dead! Records
Founded 1995
Genre alternative, Punk rock
Country of origin U.S.
Location Normal, Illinois
Official website

Trend Is Dead! Records (stylized as tREND iS dEAD! records) is an independent record label based out of Normal, Illinois, United States. The label was founded in 1995, initially releasing cassette and vinyl titles, before switching to more modern compact discs.

Trend Is Dead! Records is recognized for its punk releases, although some have delved into areas of experimental, rock, garage, industrial and hardcore.

They have released material for bands such as Frantics, Dee Dee Ramone, Dade County Resistance, Black Left Pinky, Santa's Dead, Youth Gone Mad, Sonny Vincent and the Bad Reactions and many more.

Compilation albums[edit]

After some success pressing small runs of tapes of local artists, Trend Is Dead! Records began issuing ten band compilation cassettes involving bands from the Blo/No scene, alongside other groups from across the United States. The first CD released by Trend Is Dead! Records was the Trendy Compilation in 1998.