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Cryptobeast

Usurper

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
February 18th, 2005
Catalog ID:
MOSH 289CD
Label:
Earache Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
3 reviews (avg. 82%)
1. Bones of My Enemies 05:08   Show lyrics
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2. Supernatural Killing Spree 02:29   Show lyrics
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3. Kill for Metal 05:33   Show lyrics
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4. Conquest of the Grotesque 04:11   Show lyrics
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5. Ectoplasm 02:14   instrumental
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6. Return of the Werewolf 04:12   Show lyrics
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7. Reptilian 04:13   Show lyrics
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8. Cryptobeast 03:23   Show lyrics
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9. Wrath of God 02:54   Show lyrics
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10. Warriors of Iron and Rust (Battalions of the New Millennium) 04:05   Show lyrics
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Band members
Carcass Chris Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Jon Necromancer Bass, Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Rick S. Scythe Guitars, Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Dan "Tyrantor" Vocals (lead), Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Joe Apocalyptic Warlord Drums, Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Guest/Session
Jim Svoboda Vocals (backing on 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Miscellaneous staff
Klaudiusz Witczak Artwork (inlay)
Rick "Scythe" Sprague Artwork (additional)
Juha Vuorma Artwork (back cover)
Hayley Murphy Photography
Craig Simpson Cover art, Layout
Neil Kernon Producer, Recording, Mixing
Carcass Chris Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Jon Necromancer Bass, Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Rick S. Scythe Guitars, Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Dan "Tyrantor" Vocals (lead), Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Joe Apocalyptic Warlord Drums, Vocals (backing in 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Jim Svoboda Vocals (backing on 1, 3, 4 & 7)
Klaudiusz Witczak Artwork (inlay)
Rick "Scythe" Sprague Artwork (additional)
Juha Vuorma Artwork (back cover)
Hayley Murphy Photography
Craig Simpson Cover art, Layout
Neil Kernon Producer, Recording, Mixing
Read How not to end on a high note 65% autothrall May 22nd, 2010
Read Cryptacular! 91% Erin_Fox October 28th, 2006
Read None more METAL!!! 90% krozza February 25th, 2005

A video was made for the song "Return of the Werewolf".

Produced, Recorded & Mixed by: Neil Kernon for Auslander
Recorded & Mixed at: Rax Trax Studios, Chicago, IL. August 2004
Cover Illustration by: Craig Simpson
Photography by: Hayley Murphy
Band painting by: Juha Vuorma
Additional artwork and art & layout concepts by: Rick "Scythe" Sprague
Backing Vocals on: "BONES OF MY ENEMIES", "KILL FOR METAL", "CONQUEST OF THE GROTESQUE", AND "REPTILIAN" by: SATAN'S GLEE CLUB: (Morbid Brian, Danny Wrench, Jim Svoboda, Ali & Usurper)
ALL MUSIC WRITTEN BY: R. Sprague (except: "Wrath of God" by: J. Woodring)
ALL LYRICS WRITTEN BY: R. Sprague (except: "Kill for Metal" by: D. Lawson. "Conquest of the Grotesque" & "Cryptobeast" by: D. Lawson/R. Sprague. "Wrath of God" by: D. Lawson/J. Woodring)
ALL PERCUSSION ARRANGEMENTS BY: J. Schaeffer
ALL LEADS BY: C. Svoboda
*Note: absolutely no keyboards or vocal effects were used on this album. All instruments and voices are real!

Added by: Slight Modified by: VS_Sheb
Added on: 2004-12-09 15:59:36 Last modified on: 2014-06-04 04:10:34
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