it's all about for me: a bunch of great bands, released in cooperation with a bunch of great labels throughout the world, and sold at a cheap price. No coloured vinyl, no "NO TRADES, WHOLESALE ONLY!", no exclusive licence deals: just a whole CD's worth of great underground music.
Everything here is exclusive to this release, and included here are: Violent Headache (Spain), Captain Three Leg (USA), Wadge (Canada), Iron Butter (USA), Rupture (Australia), Fossil Fuel (USA), Pantalones Abajo Marinero (Japan), Whoretorn (France) and Dysmorfic (Italy). A solid 80 minutes of fantastic underground metal, the highlights for me are the VH tracks (originally intended to be a split 12" with Anticlerical in 1996), great all-over the place stuff from the impossible-to-pin-down Captain Three Leg, Wadge's intense and unique brand of grind, a top bunch of savage Ozzy grind from Rupture's sessions for the Brutal Truth split, and total retarded drum machine daftness from tardcore legends (and Sockeye project) Fossil Fuel. Get it!!!
Massive thanks on this one go to Andy from Mortville Noise. A really good guy who essentially organised the whole project and probably doesn't care about taking any of the praise. Cheers pal!
500 copies on CD w/8 page booklet. The following labels are involved, please buy from your closest label to save on postage costs: DIY Noise (USA), Hurts to Hear Records (USA), Pure Fckn' Hate Prod. (France), Luchacore Records (S.Korea)
One year after the release of the "Seal Of Phobos" EP, the Italian combo Valgrind return with their Old School Death Metal formula full of ripping riffs, harsh vocals and tons of memorable solos for their third full length "Blackest Horizon."
Valgrind was born from the ashes of the ultra-underground act Necrospell in 1993 as a Death-Black project with both extreme and melodic influences. During the following years the band released four demos and developed its own style, combining the main influences (early florida Death Metal) with a strong sense of melody and a passion for the dark atmospheres of bands like Candlemass and early Paradise lost. Valgrind disbanded in 2003, but the strong will to return on stage of both founding member and main songwriter Massimiliano Elia and vocalist Daniele Lupidi (also frontman of Hateful) made the return possible in 2008. 2012 was the year of their debut album "Morning Will Come No More", almost one hour of classic Death Metal, filled with killer solos, memorable riffs and obscure vocals.
With a renewed line-up (featuring Gianmarco Agosti from... the italian hardcore legend Raw Power) Valgrind performed at many important shows in Italy, Germany, Holland and Sweden. In 2013 the band started working on the new album, entitled "Speech of the Flame", a very aggressive, yet diverse and dynamic collection of songs. The music strays away from the early influences to become more personal, while the lyrical concept deals with the darkest sides of the ancient mediterranean civilities.
in 2016, Umberto Poncina (ex-member of Unbirth/Demiurgon/Saturno) replaced Massimo Vezzani and contributed to the realization of the EP "Seal Of Phobos" that was released in 2018 for Everlasting Spew Records as a sort of appetizer for "Blackest Horizon."
For fans of Pestilence, Monstrosity, Nocturnus, Morbid Angel.
Italian Death Metal worshippers VALGRIND return one year after their widely acclaimed "Speech Of The Flame" with the new blood claiming EP "Seal Of Phobos".
Vocalist & bass player Daniele Lupidi states:
"This is probably our most aggressive material to date. All of the four tracks are extremely intense and we decided to go with a different vocal approach for every tune to give each one its own strong identity. We're also extremely happy to have Jonny Petterson (Wombbath Ashcloud, Henry Kane) doing some guest vox on "Ekphora's Day". Last but not least, this is the first studio appearance for our new guitarist Umberto Poncina, who also engineered and mixed the EP."
For fans of Morbid Angel, Monstrosity, Cruciamentum.
The third album from Viscera/// is an extremely impressive and enjoyable listen. With variety, depth and a comprehensive tour of the extreme metal landscape, this is an album that'll be ruling my playlists for quite some time to come. An essential listen for fans of underground hostility.
- Wonderbox Metal
ten songs from compilation and various split with AMEN-RA, SEEIN RED plus a born against cover, and with two live tracks powerful raging manic screaming ultra-emotional melodies...... a chaotic mix of reversal of man, acme, drop dead, rorschach