Horror Pain Gore Death Productions brings together two of the most vile forces in the underground, Helmsplitter and The Communion, for split album of "Great Violence And Hidden Depths"! Forged in the midwest, Helmsplitter return to HPGD powering forward into a realm of blackened thrash and violent self-medication. Extreme evil for a world of shit! Misanthropy, pain, frustration and despair lyrically compliment this molotov cocktail of Black Metal, Sludge, Death Metal, Crust Punk, Thrash and Doom Metal. Helmsplitter's tracks were recorded, mixed and mastered by Scott Creekmore (Broken Hope, Num Skull, Lividity). For fans of Absu, Blood Duster, Bongzilla, Craft, Crowbar, Darkthrone, Destroyer 666, Emperor, Eyehategod, Goatwhore, Horna, Immortal, Leviathan, Marduk, Mayhem, Slayer, Soilent Green, 1349 and Watain
Blackened Sludge Grind, Hardcore Death Noise, Perverse Surrealism! The Communion hail from Bethpage, NY and hold nothing back on this bludgeoning split release. Not easily defined or categorized, this metal/hardcore quartet quartet create angst-ridden explosions, a twisted perception of black metal shrieking, blast-beat takeoffs and swinging sludge riffs. A disgusting display sure to please fans of Puke Grind, Hate Sludge, Junk Noise, Surreal Death, Scabby Black, Suicidal Doom, Gutter Thrash... and other subterranean mutant sounds from aesthetic isolationists. The Communion's tracks were recorded/mixed by Jay Newman and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music. This release features artwork by Ethan Lee McCarthy (Primitive Man, Withered, Vermin Womb, Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire). For fans of Abscess, Antaeus, Arabrot, Autopsy, Bastard Noise, Boddicker, Dragged Into Sunlight, The Kill, Noisear, Portal, Primitive Man, Rorschach, Serpentine Path, Starkweather, Transient and Triac
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I score it a 10-9 round for Spectral Voice. They both brought the heat though and scored big blows...I'm impressed. Wish they had a couple tracks each yo. I'll have to peep some more of their shit. Sic artwork.