DARK SYMPHONIES / THE CRYPT Presents for the first time ever together on CD, two amazing acts unite to present a true gem of Swedish Death Metal. Originally released in 1991, we are happy to offer this classic EXCRUCIATE (Swe) / EPITAPH (Swe) split album once again, this time on CD, featuring EXCRUCIATE's Classic 1991 "Hymns of Mortality" demo and Side B features EPITAPH's Classic 1991 "DISORIENTATION" Demo. As a bonus we have included EXCRUCIATE's "Sabbath in the Mortuary" track from the "Hymns of Mortality" session that was omitted from the original LP due to length. This amazing piece of history will have the same standard of quality as the original CRYPT LP version and features reversible cover art, classic band photos, reviews, interviews, new liner notes and lyrics. This CD is designed after the original 1991 INFEST Records LP release, taking elements from the original layout with attention to detail, even down to the logo and typeface for a touch of nostalgia.
In an effort to preserve the integrity of the original recording, this CD was meticulously and subtly mastered the audio files from the original analog sources supplied by each band to retain the dynamics and atmosphere of the original recording!
In an effort to preserve the integrity of the original recording, we have meticulously and subtly mastered the audio files from the original analog sources to retain the dynamics and atmosphere of the original recording. This new master is approved and endorsed by the band. This is the absolute best sounding version of this amazing release, guaranteed!
1. Excruciate - Intro 00:48
2. Excruciate - Sickness Hate 03:32
3. Excruciate - Hymn of Mortality 06:10
4. Excruciate - Sign of Suffer 05:42
5. Excruciate - I Pray for Infinity 05:43
6. Excruciate - Sabbath in the Mortuary 06:02
7. Epitaph - Cannibalized 04:32
8. Epitaph - Bloodstained Visions 02:33
9. Epitaph - Disorientation 04:02
10. Epitaph - Seeds of Hypocrisy 03:32