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Release Date: February 15th, 2024
BELIEVER - SANITY OBSCURE (*NEW-Blood-Red Splatter VINYL, 2023, Bombworks) **Only 300 - Remastered/1990 Thrash Metal
BWR1431 BELIEVER - SANITY OBSCURE / Vinyl 637405142556 (clear w red splatter)
- Officially licensed from Believer
- Heavy-weight clear with blood-red splatter vinyl available for the first time ever in the US
- Limited to just 300 units
- Includes a 12x12 full color lyrics pictorial insert
- Remastered by Rob Cowell (Bombworks Sound)
- Originally released on R.E.X. Records & Roadrunner Records 1990
- Known for its innovative use of symphonic elements in thrash metal, featuring some of the earliest examples of symphonic and orchestral metal
- Lyrics deal with topics of philosophy, theology and social issues
- Supreme technical thrash metal!
- Toured the USA and Europe with Bolt Thrower and Sacrifice (Canadian technical thrashers)
- Joined by bands Cynic and Pestilence on the label's roster, Roadrunner Records pushed a progressive metal/thrash campaign with the three bands called "The Breed Beyond"
- Includes a cover of the U2 song, "Like A Song"
- Brutal Planet/Boone's Overstock reissued the SACRIFICE CD, "Apocalypse Inside" and if you like Sanity Obscure we literally cannot recommend the the Sacrifice CD strongly enough - it's mind-blowingly amazing. Grab it now!
ABOUT THE ALBUM
Prepare to be captivated by the sheer brilliance of Believer's masterpiece, 'Sanity Obscure,' as Bombworks Records unveils a striking reissue on Blood Red Splatter vinyl. This exclusive edition, limited to just 300 copies, stands as a coveted treasure for dedicated aficionados of technical thrash metal. Immerse yourself in the epic sonic tapestry of Believer, officially licensed and presented with a meticulously crafted 12x12 full-color lyrics and picture insert, all enclosed within a deluxe package.
Derived from the original 1990 release on R.E.X. Records and Roadrunner Records, this reissue mirrors the essence of the album but takes the experience to new heights with the allure of Blood Red Splatter vinyl. The album cover exudes sophistication, featuring exclusive information and images that add to its overall allure.
Believer, the unparalleled maestros of technical thrash, pioneered the realms of thrash orchestral and symphonic metal, leaving an indelible mark on the metal landscape. Their influence has resonated across stages in the USA and Europe alongside giants such as Bolt Thrower and Sacrifice. Teaming up with Cynic and Pestilence, Believer played a pivotal role in Roadrunner Records' progressive metal/thrash campaign, 'The Breed Beyond.'
'Sanity Obscure' transcends the boundaries of a mere album; it is a journey into the soul of metal itself. Witness Believer's artistic prowess as they intricately cover U2's 'Like A Song,' transforming it into a sonic masterpiece that defies genre limitations. The reissue further features an anti-pollution anthem titled 'Nonpoint,' a testament to Believer's socio-conscious artistry and the inspiration behind the name of another acclaimed band, Nonpoint.
Believer's 'Sanity Obscure' isn't just an album; it is an unstoppable force, a cultural artifact, and a sonic testament to the limitless potential of metal. This Blood Red Splatter vinyl edition is a rare and illustrious gem, destined to be the centerpiece in the collections of devoted metal enthusiasts. Don't miss the chance to own this extraordinary piece of metal history — seize it now before this limited treasure becomes a relic of the past! The vinyl is remastered by Rob Colwell at Bombworks Sound.
Sanity Obscure 6:08
Wisdom's Call 3:44
Idols Of Ignorance 4:39
Stop The Madness 3:56
Dies Irae (Day Of Wrath) 5:41
Dust To Dust 5:02
Like A Song 3:27
Sanity Obscure/Wisdom's Call/Nonpoint/Idols Of Ignorance/Stop The Madness/Dies Irae (Day Of Wrath)/Dust To Dust/Like A Song