Zurich’s extreme metal pioneers Excruciation have influenced the Swiss heavy metal scene in the 80s together with bands like Celtic Frost, Messiah and Coroner. After seven furious years, several records and hundreds of shows, in 1991 their sheer aggression forced them to take a rest. The band eventually came back in 2005 with all original members rejoining forces to unleash doom, death and mayhem on stage. Now Excrutation have released the album [E]Met. A compilation of rare songs that have been produced since the reunion in 2005. 16 songs, 76 minutes with works written for splits, sampler contributions, cover versions, B-sides and many more delicacies for their fans. The track Lybia 1942,
Most of the songs are released on vinyl or MC only. All remastered with greatest care! To be released as 8 page digipack and a limited boxed edition with an additional bonus tape, patch, stickers, buttons and a signed card with the many fascinating band pic by visiuns.com. Excruciation have an almost endless story to tell and a lot of metal in their luggage. After four critically acclaimed studio albums and several other works, including splits with Heavydeath and Stig .C. Miller (Amebix). The song City Of Smiles,
With [E]met Excruciation will forge their versatile influences ranging from 80s Post-Punk and Crustcore to old school Black and Doom Metal into a new piece of extreme metal! The world gets darker and so is Excruciation.
Line up: Eugenio Meccariello – vocals, Marcel Bosshart – guitars, George Hauser – guitars, D.D. Lowinger- bass, Andy Renggli – drums.