If any band has crafted an authentic and indelible presence in the evolution of the international hardcore scene, it is 25 Ta Life. Lead by charismatic front man Rick Ta Life, the band has defined the straight edge hardcore scene for more than 25 years, traveling the globe on a non-stop touring schedule, bringing peace, unity, and strength through music that transcends language & national boundaries. Rick founded Back Ta Basics as an outlet for many bands in this scene.


LATEST RELEASES

 

 

 

currently in production:

Special Edition Vinyl 12" release Keepin' It Real Strong Thru Unity

FULL DISCOGRAPHY

(please email us with your requests and we will confirm availability):

 

BTB#1 25 ta life 93 demo  7”

BTB#2 Krutch & Surrounded PA split 7”

BTB#3 Shutdown & Indecision split 7”

BTB#4 Comin Correct & Dirt Nap split 7”

BTB#5 Fatnuts 7”

BTB#8 Mushmouth & livin Proof split 7”

BTB#11 Out of Spite 4 song 7”

BTB#12 Short Fuse (PA) & Muddle Head (brooklyn)split 7"

BTB#13 Fatnuts 2nd 7” “Bloodsport”

BTB#14 A Call For Unity Comp. CD

BTB#15 Denile & Dysphoria (PA) split 7”

BTB#16 At Any Cost (RI) 7”

BTB#17 Comin Correct, Stormcore

(France), & ESIP(Japan) 3 way split 7”

BTB#18 Comin Correct CD

BTB#19 Krutch CD

BTB#21 2x4 (CT) & Wartime Manner (Albany)

split 7”

BTB#22 Drowning (France) & Restrain

(Queens) split 7”

BTB#23 Empire Falls CD

BTB#24 Beneath the Remains & Punch the

Klown split 7”

BTB#25 Ground Zero (CT) & Eye 2 Eye (NY)

split 7”

BTB#26 Feeble (PA HC/Punk mix) & Krutch

split 7”

BTB#27 Strength (Japan), No Compromise

(PA), & Comin Correct 3 way split 7”

BTB#28 Awkward Thought & Comin Correct

split 7”

BTB#29 1/2 As They Die (NY), Reach (NYC),

Strength for Reason (PA) 3 way split 7”

BTB#30 A Call For Unity Part 2 Comp. CD

BTB#31 No Submission & Overthrow split 7”

BTB#32 Reach The Sky & With One Intent split 7"

BTB#33 Backlash 4 song 7”

BTB#33 1/2 D.S.M. (New Zealand), Comin

Correct, & Common Thread 3 way split 7”

BTB#34 1/2 Suffer,  Born From Pain,  Defy –    

3 way split 7”

BTB#35 Comin Correct 18 song CD

BTB#36 Comin Correct & The Truents

split 7”

BTB#37 Blood Rust (NJHC) 7”

BTB#38 A Call For Unity 2.5 7”

BTB#39 Diesel full length CD

BTB#40 Krutch full length CD

BTB#41 Comin Correct CD

BTB#42 Mindset now Sworn Enemy 7”

BTB#42 1/2 Comin Correct & George Is Dead

split 7”

BTB#43 A Call For Unity Part 3 Comp. CD

BTB#43 1/2 Sworn Vengeance 4 song 7”

BTB#44 Stand Your Ground 7”

BTB#45 Backfire, Daredevil (Holland), &

Comin Correct 3 way split 7”

BTB#46 25 Ta Life, Comin Correct & Falling

Down (Japan) 3 way split 7”

BTB#47 United Worldwide Comp. CD

BTB#48 Profound Anger, Grim Reality split 7”

BTB#49 Comin Correct and 99 Cents split 7”

BTB#50 A Call For Unity Part 4 Comp. CD

BTB#51 Crowd Deterrent Blood/Family CD

BTB#52 NWR The Blood The Honor CD

BTB#60 25 Ta Life Best of Friends/Enemies CD

BTB#61 25 Ta Life Haterz Be damned CD


BTB#62 25 Ta Life Live at Few da Real CD


BTB#63 25 Ta Life Hellbound Misery Torment CD


BTB#64 Crime Lab Tears Beg For A Gun CD


BTB#65 down for the core - comp  CD


BTB#66 losers sometimes win - comin out swingin nyhc CD


BTB#67 down for the core - comp cd part 2 CD


BTB#69 down for the core - comp cd part 3 CD


BTB#70 down for the core - comp cd part 4 CD


BTB#71  down for the core - comp cd part 5 CD


BTB#72  nwr – 1997 to 2007 CD


BTB#73  down for the core - comp cd part 6 CD


BTB#74  down for the core - comp cd part 7 CD


BTB#75  25 ta life – forever true represent CD


BTB#76  down for the core - comp cd part 8 CD


BTB#77  essence of pain CD


BTB#78  down for the core - comp cd part 9 CD


BTB#79  Coldside cd


BTB#80  down for the core - comp cd part 10 CD


BTB#81 diablo - liquordale CD


BTB#82 runnin with the kid - dare to struggle.  dare to win CD

 

Cd $ 12.98            
7 inch $6.98          
$18.98 or less/lp

 

First class shipping w/ tracking 3.98/CD  

 

priority mail/expedited shipping w/ tracking 9.98/LP

 

international shipping varies by country

 

 

 

 If any band has crafted an authentic and indelible presence in the evolution of the international hardcore scene, it is 25 Ta Life, the influential band formed by Rick Ta Life and released on his own Back Ta Basics Records. Lead by charismatic front man Rick Ta Life, the band has defined the straight edge hardcore scene for more than 25 years, traveling the globe on a non-stop touring schedule, bringing peace, unity, and strength through music that transcends language & national boundaries. Rick founded Back Ta Basics as an outlet for many bands in this scene.  Morphius distributes the full Back Ta Basics catalog, which is available both via the Morphius Mailorder sites (physical formats along with immediate download) as well as select titles from our wholesale partner MVD Entertainment.   Contact us to order other titles in the catalog.