Here’s a three of mid-tempo death metal-bordering-on-thrash that exchanges brutality and violence for something a bit more cerebral. There’s something to be said for taking your time.
- Cadaver — “Into the Outside” from …in Pains (1993)
- Coroner — “About Life” from Mental Vortex (1991)
- Inner Thought — “Words” from Perspectives (1995)
In light of Sebastian’s recent musings on Defecation and Righteous Pigs, here’s a 3-pack of grind featuring everyone’s favorite not-brothers, Mitch & Mick Harris.
- Mitch Harris on Righteous Pigs‘ “Ruinous Dump” from Stress Related (1987)
- Mitch & Mick Harris on Defecation’s “Side Effects” from Purity Dilution (1989)
- Mick Harris on Painkiller’s “Scud Attack” from Guts of a Virgin (1991)
Artwork by the mighty Dan Seagrave!
Nostalgia is a wet dog. I still love her, she’s my dog and all that, but she smells like the bottom of a zombie port-a-potty and insists on drying out by rolling on the couch of Corinthian leather. One of the cool things about listening to these old albums is getting that weird feeling that comes from taking a deep, long hit of pure nostalgia. Mmmm, so good! Yes, yes… remember? I was in college studying Medieval English Literature when Entombed’s debut came out! I was skinny! I wore glasses! Everyone else was listening to Jane’s Addiction!