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Artist: STARFUCKERS
Title: Metallic Diseases
Format: LP
Label: Holy Mountain
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Originally released 20 years ago, Metallic Diseases is the most intense blast of guitar squalling heat never to find its proper audience. Truly unhinged at times ("Cans"), sublimely dreamlike and understated at others ("Shake Off"), this debut album fuses the best lineage of droning, hard-rocking sounds ("USA" makes a perfect amalgam of Suicides "Rocket USA" and the Stooges "1969") with a gestalt that pushes it right over the cliff, as "Western Man" is the kind of prophetic call to arms that Spacemen 3 tried to communicate through "Revolution" (itself a rewrite of "Black to Comm"). The few who heard this LP when it was released flipped out, as it deserved to be lauded along with its immediate precursors like Union Carbide Productions and Les Thugs-that rare blend of punk / noise / psych / groove that they just never made enough of to go around. Indeed, the LP was almost impossible to find Stateside at the time, leaving the few diehards to put it on want lists in MRR. Now, Holy Mountain and Tloen Uqbar have made it easy for everyone to simply step up to the altar and take a sip of this precious fluid while it is in season-one more time. Includes a free download." - Holy Mountain.

Artist: STARFUCKERS
Title: Sinistri
Format: Double LP
Label: Parachute
Country: Italy
Price: $27.00
"Parachute presents a reissue of art rock unit Starfuckers legendarySinistri LP, remastered and pressed on vinyl for the very first time since its original release in 1994 on Underground Records. Formed in 1987, Starfuckers, an Italian avant-garde band primarily from the 1990s, were considered to be a notable part of the experimental rock scene and one of the more "out there" acts during their active tenure. Originally inspired by 80s post-Stooges noise and New York City no wave, Starfuckers eventually carved their path to their own distinctive sound by following in the footsteps of Iannis Xenakis, John Cage, Bruno Maderna and Karlheinz Stockhausen, all without ever abandoning their own attitude and raw personality. An incredibly important record, Sinistri feels just as fresh as it did in 1994.” - Parachute.

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