Posted in metal | music | tour dates on May 18, 2009

by Black Bubblegum

Repulsion circa 1992

They played Europa last night (5/17), and now we can confirm that Brutal Truth are playing another NYC show on July 31st at Brooklyn Masonic Temple. Brutal Truth will team up with Pig Destroyer (their first NYC appearance in two years) and US death metal/grind pioneers Repulsion!

In their first EVER NYC appearance, Repulsion will play ALL of their compilation Horrified as part of a salute to that classic collection of demos recently named the greatest Grindcore album of all time by Decibel Magazine.

While relatively unsung compared to heavyweights such as Napalm Death and Carcass, Repulsion nevertheless had a big impact in shaping the then-young grindcore genre during its brief heyday in the late '80s. As illustrated by a sole full-length release, the 1986 recording Horrified, the band's sound fell somewhere between the earlier proto-grind of Boston hardcore band Siege and the more fully developed grindcore of the early Napalm Death recordings, at least as far as the evolutionary ladder goes. They were also one of the first metal bands to use horror- and gore-oriented lyrics, thereby helping start a tradition that soon would descend to deeper and deeper depths of depravity as successive bands strove harder and harder to outdo one another.... Repulsion's music has still held up fairly well over the years, having been reissued several times and championed by bands and artists including Carcass, John Zorn, Napalm Death, Exhumed, Cattle Decapitation, Scott Hull of Pig Destroyer and Agoraphobic Nosebleed, and numerous others. -[allmusic]
July 31st. Brooklyn Masonic Temple. Ticket info forthcoming. Must. Go.

Agoraphobic Nosebleed, recently saw the coming of their new album Agorapocalypse. We interviewed Scott Hull before Scion Rock Fest.

Repulsion videos below...



Comments (6)

You know i'll be there, bro. Brutal Truth was excellent last night, as was Rotten Sound.

Posted by matthew melnick | May 18, 2009 11:48 AM

fuck yes bro!

Posted by Anonymous | May 18, 2009 11:54 AM

Thats a pretty great bill of grind bands... I'll be there

Posted by Anonymous | May 18, 2009 2:21 PM

Don't ya think the Temple might be a little big for this show?

Posted by Jim | May 18, 2009 7:07 PM

Is that Nathan Explosion in the pic?

Posted by tavis | May 18, 2009 10:41 PM

i'm kind of ridic excited for this album

Posted by dresse | October 17, 2009 2:10 PM

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