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PROTES BENGT- In Bengt we trust 32-Song EP 7" (Röj Records, Sweden, 1985)

Surprizingly, I didn’t find this on 7Inch Punk. If you haven’t heard this before and if you’re into MOB 47, RÖJERS, ANTI-CIMEX, SHITLICKERS and the lot, you’re probably going to die in a few seconds. PROTES BENGT featured Per (later FILTHY CHRISTIANS) and the guys from MOB 47 and they just fucked shit up with this one! Crazy, over the top euro thrash, just a millisecond before others combinded this with REPULSION and created NAPALM DEATH, AGATHOCLES or FEAR OF GOD. It’s crazy that you immediately know who’s on guitar and where it was recorded as soon as Ake comes in. I think this is why RUPTURE had the song “Ake is God”. Ake is the Kerry King of HC.
What always made me think on this 7″ is how Chrille, who played drums in MOB 47 and did a decent job, managed to fuck up so badly when he play a little faster. Don’t get me wrong, I love it when he nearly loses his sticks, but it’s still kinda astonishing, isn’t it.
A bit of collector trivia: 1000 copies were made and when the band ordered a second press, the pressing plant mixed up the plates and pressed 1000 more of the MOB 47 EP. They kept them, made new sleeves and sold them. I think there was a repress of this too with a different sleeve. And yes – the demo that followed after this blows it to pieces. It’s incredible!!!

The fucker has 32 tracks and I’m not going to split them up, no Sir. Neither will you talk me into writing down all the song titles in Swedish (which I speak fluently though not in the right direction). If anybody cares to type them (see scan) and mail them to me, I will however include them and think about splitting the songs up into single track files.

Seat belts on? Ready?

The A-Side.mp3
The B-Side.mp3

27 Comments

  1. fred

    Bengt is my middle name! (I always hated it)

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    Posted on 03-Nov-06 at 22:37 | Permalink
  2. Anonymous

    Greatest fuckin thing ever done!!!
    The song “En Kasse Bira” RULES!!!
    /TommyGun.

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    Posted on 04-Nov-06 at 01:39 | Permalink
  3. Peter - KBDRecords

    Per is a good friend of mine. I helped him move 3 weeks ago. He still owes me a bottle of whisky for that! So now you know that and that will give me some punk rock credits right. Check out Bruce Banner who’s Pers latest band. The best thing he’ve been involved so far.

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    Posted on 04-Nov-06 at 03:04 | Permalink
  4. Anonymous

    Can´t anyone PLEASE post the G-ANX/FILTHY CHRISTIANS split!!!

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    Posted on 04-Nov-06 at 03:54 | Permalink
  5. Anonymous

    Did this come with a lyric sheet??
    Help would be nice!!
    /TommyGun.

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    Posted on 04-Nov-06 at 03:58 | Permalink
  6. Erich

    @ anonymous: maybe 7inch punk would be more appropriate for 90s stuff.

    nope tommy, it had no insert. at least I’ve never seen one and I had a whole bunch of these in my distro days.

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    Posted on 04-Nov-06 at 04:04 | Permalink
  7. Peter - KBDRecords

    It neve had a lyric sheet. I just sold the Filthy C./G-anx split. Maybe the guy who bought it can rip it and post it somewhere.

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    Posted on 04-Nov-06 at 04:21 | Permalink
  8. Anonymous

    Thanks Erich! You are truly a Gem!
    Owned it,sold it, regret it. Is there a chance that you will share the Demo? Snälla rara! Love your blog(asskissing galore)
    //SchwedenPeter

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 13:52 | Permalink
  9. Peter - KBDRecords

    Erich since you don’t know swedish “Snälla rara” means = I’ll lick your cheez. No I didn’t post the above. That’s another swede who got equally as bad taste as you.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 13:58 | Permalink
  10. Erich

    Yeah Peter (haha – who are you?) – I can post the demo, no prob. It smokes!! But only if the blogger community allows me to do so.

    Speaking of which: Peter & Peter. Please show me your member ship cards or quit commenting.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:00 | Permalink
  11. Peter - KBDRecords

    I’m Peter not Peter.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:04 | Permalink
  12. Anonymous

    Yup! Bad taste is the new black! The translation was not correct but to the point! I´ve got Brown Belt in Asslickin´
    Jag krälar i gruset
    SchwedenPeter

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:07 | Permalink
  13. Erich

    Sorry Peter, meant Peter.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:08 | Permalink
  14. Erich

    Jag gillar blommor. Peace & Anarchy.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:09 | Permalink
  15. Peter - KBDRecords

    Isterband och buk. Slicka min lilla lilla kuk.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:15 | Permalink
  16. Anonymous

    Age of confusion, isn´t it? BTW membership cards? Don´t get it.
    //P

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:17 | Permalink
  17. Erich

    I’m sorry, but “kuk” is one of the words I can’t not allow to be used here.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:17 | Permalink
  18. Peter - KBDRecords

    Fittan fes och sju man försvann i dimman.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:19 | Permalink
  19. Erich

    SchwedenPeter: Check the comments section in that Final Conflict post and you’ll know about membership and community and that.

    An kassa bira now.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:19 | Permalink
  20. Anonymous

    Thanks!
    //S.P

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 14:50 | Permalink
  21. Peter - KBDRecords

    Ahh make it 21. I don’t like even numbers.

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    Posted on 05-Nov-06 at 15:09 | Permalink
  22. Erich

    This is a mystery post! It just disappeared and now reappeared. Was it Per’s magical forces causing this?

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    Posted on 08-Nov-06 at 07:10 | Permalink
  23. Anonymous

    It´s magic. Must be the power of B.
    //SvänskaPeter

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    Posted on 08-Nov-06 at 07:12 | Permalink
  24. Anonymous

    this is a great EP, but i have it on Tape(bootleg or copy, i think?) and the Demo comes with it, its the Discography that 625 released but this band is great……..and i think thats it

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    Posted on 11-Nov-06 at 10:47 | Permalink
  25. Hackney Olympics

    “A-side
    B-side”

    Lol!!!!!!!!

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    Posted on 12-Dec-06 at 07:23 | Permalink
  26. elliott

    bloody hell! just fuckin awesome. yeah it does sound like some fast hc before grindcore. thanks. any chance of that demo being posted? what’s it like?

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    Posted on 15-Jun-10 at 05:28 | Permalink
  27. chris_c

    right up there with the best, it goes that bit further structurally which lifts it above the pack (IMO), thanks.

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    Posted on 19-Dec-13 at 08:57 | Permalink

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