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PUTRID OFFAL “Premature Necropsy: the Carnage Continues”

  • Release date: February 9, 2015
  • Label: XENOKORP Kvlt Series
  • Catalog #: XKR034

Overview

First released as a bonus to PUTRID OFFAL‘s 2015 debut “Mature Necropsy“, then as a standalone release, “Premature Necropsy: the Carnage Continues” is the remastered compilation of all of the band’s ’90s discography, including their 1991 “Unformed” demo, part of which got released as a split 7″ EP with AGATHOCLES, their cult 1991 split with EXULCERATION and their part of the cult French Death Metal underground six-way, “Obscurum per obscurius” that featured DAGON, SUPURATION, SEPULCHRAL, KRHOMADEATH and NOCTURNAL FEARS.

Remastered from the original tapes specifically for both digital and analog supports at CONKRETE studio (DEFEATED SANITY, MERCYLESS, INHUME…) and first released as a KAOTOXIN title, “Premature Necropsy” is released on vinyl and cassette as part of the XENOKORP KVLT SERIES for PUTRID OFFAL‘s 30 anniversary in 2021.

Press Quotes

  • Putrid Offal ironically enough belongs to the infinitesimal cadre of bands who’ve managed to expand upon the Carcass legacy” [DeathMetal.org]
  • Worth every cent!” [Zombie Ritual]
  • Cult!” [Raben Report]
  • 8/10 at Church of Nowhere, Metal Temple
  • 7.8/10 at In Your Eyes, Necroweb

Track List

CD & digital

  1. Purulent Cold [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  2. Repulsive Corpse [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  3. Premature Necropsy [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  4. Rotted Flesh [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  5. Symptom [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  6. Garroting Ways [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  7. Suffering [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  8. Mortuary Garland [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  9. Outro [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  10. Mortuary Garland [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  11. From Plasma to Embalming [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  12. Gurgling Prey [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  13. Birth Remains [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  14. Organic Excavation [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  15. Gurgling Prey [from 1991’s “Unformed”]
  16. Oscillococcinum [from 1991’s “Unformed”]
  17. Purulent Cold [from 1991’s “Unformed”]
  18. Rotted Flesh [from 1991’s “Unformed”]
  • Total running time: 38:44

VINYL & cassette

  1. A1 – Intro [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  2. A2 – Purulent Cold [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  3. A3 – Repulsive Corpse [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  4. A4 – Premature Necropsy [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  5. A5 – Rotted Flesh [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  6. A6 – Symptom [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  7. A7 – Garroting Way [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  8. A8 – Suffering [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  9. A9 * Mortuary Garland [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  10. A10 – Outro [from the 1991 split with EXULCERATION]
  11. B1 – Mortuary Garland [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  12. B2 – From Plasma to Embalming [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  13. B3 – Gurgling Prey [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  14. B4 – Birth Remains [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  15. B5 – Organic Excavation [from 1992’s “Obscurum per obscurius”]
  16. B6 – Oscillococcinum [from 1991’s split with AGATHOCLES]
  17. B7 – Rotted Flesh [from 1991’s split with AGATHOCLES]
  18. B8 – Gurgling Prey [from 1991’s split with AGATHOCLE]]

NOTE: the vinyl version omits a song from the “Unformed” demo to remain true to the vinyl version released as a split with AGATHOCLES the same year (same recording, but with a then different mastering).

Versions

  • 500 copies limited edition first press as bonus CD of the double DigiSleeve CD version of “Mature Necropsy” [TOX045DCDLE]
  • 500 copies limited edition DigiSleeve CD second press (standalone release) [TOX046CDLE]
  • 30 copies limited edition cassette tape version with black shell [XKR034LC]
  • 100 copies limited edition trans-red 12″ vinyl with black splatter, black paper inner sleeves, full-color insert and “outdoor” vinyl sticker [XKR034LPLE-RS]
  • 200 copies limited edition black 12″ vinyl first print with black inner sleeve, full-color insert and full-color “outdoor” vinyl sticker [XKR034LPLE-BA]
  • 30 of the above trans-red vinyls coming with an exclusive autographed test press copy of the album, an exclusive “Premature Necropsy” slipmat and an exclusive red shell cassette version of the album [XKR034TP]

Release History

  • Feb.10, 2015: Digital & CD as part of the “Mature Necropsy” double CD version
  • Apr.13, 2015: standalone CD version first print
  • Nov.05, 2021: Vinyl & cassette first print

Line Up

  • Franck Peiffer – Guitar & Vocals
  • Frédéric Houriez – Bass & Vocals
  • Boris – Drums
  • Ludovic Loez – Drums [“Unformed” / split with AGATHOCLES]

Credits

  • All music and lyrics by PUTRID OFFAL
  • Produced by PUTRID OFFAL
  • Remastered by Frédéric MOTTE at CONKRETE studio
  • Additional artwork and all layout by Philippe REINHALTER
  • Executive Producer: Nicolas Williart for XENOKORP
  • Reproduced with kind permission of LES EDITIONS HURLANTES