Recorded, mixed and mastered at SUMA Studios, Painesville, Ohio, August / September 2007 and March 2008. Side D final vinyl edition recorded at Wings Lair, 2008 and 2009.
Released as CD (cat. # 2nd Boil), limited to 1000 copies. Manufactured in Germany.
Re-released in October 2010 as 2x12" vinyl (cat. # 2nd Boil), comes in gatefold sleeve, limited to 500 copies: regular edition - 400 copies on black vinyl; "WICKED" edition - 100 hand-numbered copies on gold vinyl with thick gatefold sleeve and lyrics, alternative handcrafted outer sleeve, two A3 posters, two stickers. This version that's only available directly from Plague Island Records. Manufactured in Sweden.
Also were made 2 test pressings: 1st from January 2009, limited to 3 copies. This was not approved due to poor sound quality. (Side D contains different songs than the final pressing). 2nd from September 2010, limited to 3 copies.
Vinyl edition tracklist:
A1. Burn the Ladder (09:11)
A2. Destroying the Master's House (With the Masters Tools) (10:35)
B1. Vomit Black (05:15)
B2. Sweet Revenge (06:33)
B3. Isolation Reward (06:22)
C1. Cat Skulls Are Thick (07:10)
C2. The Butcher (05:21)
C3. Monkey Astronaut (06:56)
Vinyl edition bonuses:
D1. The Night Vulture
D2. Cannabis Satanicus
D3. Most High
1st test press bonus tracks (not released):
D1. Two Ton Hammers of Metal
D2. Can't Even Breathe
D3. Judgement Day
D4. Skulls (Misfits cover)
D5. Life of My Own (Cro-Mags
cover "Loracet" also was recorded (for unreleased tribute to Buzzov•en
), and appears on the album's digital (raw unmastered) demo version, but not presented on CD or vinyl versions.
On photo: CD - up, vinyl - down