Register Forgot login?

© 2002-2014
Encyclopaedia Metallum

Best viewed
without Internet Explorer,
in 1280 x 960 resolution
or higher.

Free the Beast

Slauter Xstroyes

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
1998
Catalog ID:
MONSTER 007
Label:
Monster Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
1 review (avg. 95%)
1. Free the Beast 04:25  
  (loading lyrics...)
2. Blood in the Streets 05:13  
  (loading lyrics...)
3. Wicked Bitch 07:52  
  (loading lyrics...)
4. NSZ 190 05:02  
  (loading lyrics...)
5. Syncopated Angel 05:43  
  (loading lyrics...)
6. Farther than Yesterday 04:58  
  (loading lyrics...)
7. Metal's No Sin 09:36  
  (loading lyrics...)
8. Battle Axe 02:14  
  (loading lyrics...)
9. Dignified Disaster 06:07  
  (loading lyrics...)
10. Burning Rock 04:26  
  (loading lyrics...)
11. E Pluribus Unum 04:39  
  (loading lyrics...)
12. Mass Confusion 05:33  
  (loading lyrics...)
  01:05:48  
Brent Sullivan Bass
Paul Kratky Guitars
Ed Moravec Drums (12)
Ed Pukstys Drums (7, 8)
Dave Bonow Drums (1-6, 9-11)
Ken Shembarger Guitars (rhythm) (12)
John Stewart Vocals
Read As Great As it Is Obscure 95% __Ziltoid__ October 31st, 2010

Tracks one through six were recorded in 1987 during sessions for their second album, which was to bear the same title as this compilation, but was never completed. Tracks seven and eight were recorded in 1983. Track nine was recorded in 1984. Tracks 10-11 were recorded during a different 1987 session. Track 12 was recorded in 1981 while the band was called Naj and is an early version of "Winter Kill".

Tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9 & 10 by Kratky, Sullivan, Stewart.
Tracks 2, 5 & 7 by Sullivan, Stewart.
Tracks 11 & 12 by Sullivan.

Track 6, "Farther Than Yesterday", recorded and mixed in 1987 at Solid Sound, Hoffman Estates, IL.
Mastered by Marty Bilecki at Performance Recording, Orland Park, IL.
Dave Bonow on drums.
Engineered by Judd. Mixed by Phil Bonet and Slauter Xstroyes.

Track 8, "Battle Axe", recorded 1983 at Studio Media, Evanston, IL.
Ed Pukstys on drums.
Engineered by Benj. Mixed by Benj and Slauter Xstroyes.

Track 9, "Dignified Disaster", recorded in 1984 at Studio Media, Evanston, IL.
Dave Bonow on drums.
Engineered by Benj. Mixed by Benj and Slauter Xstroyes.

Track 11, "E Pluribus Unum", recorded in 1987 at Solid Sound, Hoffman Estates, IL.
Dave Bonow on drums.
Engineered by Judd.
"E Pluribus Unum" was never mixed and both were taken directly from cassette, as the master reels are gone forever.

Track 12, "Mass Confusion", recorded in 1981 in Ed Moravec's basement with two microphones.
Ed Moravec on drums.
Ken Shembarger on rhythm guitar.
The first incarnation of the song that was to become "Winter Kill".

Released on DLP limited to 500 copies by Steel Legacy Records.

Added by: (Unknown user) Modified by: Doomsday
Added on: N/A Last modified on: 2014-08-01 00:56:24
View update history | View report history