grindcore genre, is set to release a special 118-track, 3-CD compilation
called GRIND MADNESS AT THE BBC (THE EARACHE PEEL SESSIONS), featuring some
of the first ever grindcore recordings.
The tracks are all taken from the legendary JOHN PEEL's early BBC radio
sessions, which were recorded at the Maida Vale studios in London, UK
between 1987 and 1990, and mark a historic moment in the world of extreme
music. From the earliest days of Earache Records, JOHN PEEL was a huge
supporter of the label and its extreme bands, offering the likes of HERESY
and NAPALM DEATH the chance to lay down some tracks for his national UK
radio show. In subsequent years, bands such as NAPALM DEATH and CARCASS
have credited PEEL with kick-starting their careers.
Now, Earache Records has obtained the rights from the BBC to release these
groundbreaking radio sessions in their entirety for the first time. The
three-disc set features 118 tracks of classic recordings from NAPALM DEATH,
CARCASS, BOLT THROWER, EXTREME NOISE TERROR, GODFLESH, HERESY, UNSEEN TERROR
and INTENSE DEGREE, combining to a total running time of over three and a
The three-disc set comes housed in a slipcase sleeve and includes an
extensive interview with ex-NAPALM DEATH drummer and inventor of the term
"grindcore", MICK HARRIS.
Check out the cover art for GRIND MADNESS AT THE BBC at
GRIND MADNESS AT THE BBC (THE EARACHE PEEL SESSIONS) is due to be released
on October 12th.
Check out some tracks and get more information about GRIND MADNESS AT THE
BBC at http://www.myspace.com/grindmadness
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