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Monthly Archives: June 2008

IMPACT / EU’S ARSE- Split 7″EP (selfproduced, Italy, 1983)


My first (and probably last) entry in the style of Justin’s Mustard Relics blog: When I woke up this morning at 7, the noise from the nearby construction place was so loud that by half 8, I had a splitting headache and decided to contemplate some quiet mountain scenery today. So I jumped on my […]

WRETCHED / INDIGESTI- Split 7″EP (selfproduced, Italy, 1982)


What I always found rather bizarre about Metal bands is that when they sing about hell, all they can come up with are biblical images of torture, fire, the devil and such. When I look outside my window, I see a bunch of assholes sitting in front of a tv set they placed in the […]

RUDIMENTARY PENI- No more Pain 12″EP (Southern Records, UK, 2008)


Finally, the wait is over. RUDIMENTARY PENI, quickly approaching towards the band’s 30st anniversary, finally unleash “No more Pain”. As you know, this is the band’s third phase, so to speak. From the first selftitled EP to “Death Church”, from “Cacaphony” to “Pope Adrian 37th” and from “Echoes of Anguish” until “No more Pain”, the […]

HEART ATTACK- Keep your Distance 12″EP (Serious Clown, USA, 1983)


Who created the blast-beat (ultra fast drum beat, snare / bass kick / snare / bass kick etc.)? Some say it was Dave Grave from REPULSION, others say it was Mick Harris from NAPALM DEATH who first played it and Pete Sandoval from TERRORIZER thinks he came up with it (check this priceless video – […]

VzR: They call him King (from: V/A Henry Kissinger War Criminal 7″ Comp)


Last week, I got a telephone call from my old friend Dave Phillips. He just said: “Guess who just turned up at my door!” I immediately knew, although I still asked, and a couple minutes later, I sat on my bicycle and tried to find my way through dozens of hookers. It was a flashy […]