August 9 street date. Reissue of ‘Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves’, Autopsy's seventh studio album. It was recorded at Fantasy Studios with producer Adam Munoz and saw a continuation of Autopsy's pursuit of the ultimate in metallic horror and extremity, combining the masterful guitar duo of Eric Cutler and Danny Coralles with Joe Trevisano on bass duties. From all-out death metal savagery to crawling, doom-filled sludgery with Chris Reifert’s distinctive brand of vocal sickness, ‘Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves’ further pushes the limits of taste and brutality.
August 28 street date. Autopsy Night was formed in 1996, birth place - Arkhara, Amurskaya oblast', Russia. In 2002 the band participated in local event that caused big problems with local authorities which got used to see only grannies ahead of bands on the stage. In the very same year band was included in local rock-bands compilation. Autopsy Night performed many gigs on Sakhalin island as well as on mainland. After two full-length cds, one ep and one live cd, now, in 2012 it's time to break the bank with a stunning new death metal record: "Born To Kill"! NON-RETURNABLE.
Nov. 10 street date. NON-RETURNABLE. Finally, Germany's brutal slam death outfit unleashes their highly anticipated and long overdue debut full length! 'Couldn't Tell The Bodies Apart' is negative slamming brutality at its best. Welcome a blend of: low tuned slams, sick head crushing breakdowns and an ultra guttural vocal style. With guest vocal appearance by Phlegeton and album art by Visual Darkness, this release is guaranteed to kill you!
February 14 street date. 2CD set with The Box Tops' four albums, recorded between 1967 and 1969 for Bell Records, plus 7 bonus tracks. Featuring the pragmatic 16 year old singer Alex Chilton, The Box Tops had a worldwide hit with ‘The Letter’, followed by more hits in ‘Neon Rainbow’, ‘Cry Like A Baby’, and ‘Soul Deep’. By early 1970 the band, disillusioned by their lack of financial success, split. Alex Chilton went on to form Big Star with Chris Bell. Though there were periodic Box Tops reunions, these ended with Chilton's premature death in 2010. Digitally remastered and slipcased with extensive new notes.
May 4 street date. The Chop Tops are the one and only "Revved-Up Rockabilly" trio from Santa Cruz, California consisting of Sinner (vocals/standing drums), Shelby (guitar) and Brett (upright bass). The band coined the phrase "Revved-Up Rockabilly" to describe their wild, upbeat blend of rockabilly, psychobilly, old punk, teddy boy, and surf music genres. The Chop Tops headline their own national tours and have toured frequently with the Nekromantix.
September 25 street date. After four years, Cryptopsy comes back with a self-titled album which brings us back to their roots while adding a modern flavour to the fold. A well-balanced combination of technicality, musicality and pure brutality that cannot leave you unbothered! NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART! Après quatre années, Cryptopsy revient avec un album auto-intitulé qui nous rappelle leurs racines tout en rajoutant une saveur moderne à l'équation. Une combinaison bien balancé de technique, musicalité et de brutalité pure qui ne peut vous laisser indifférents! COEURS SENSIBLES VEUILLEZ VOUS ABSTENIR!
October 4 street date. Cryptopsy's path to Death Metal domination began 25 years ago with "Blasphemy Made Flesh". This new edition celebrates its anniversary - deluxe CD/DVD edition, featuring the album plus the 4 track "Ungentle Exhumation" demo added, along with a live show on DVD from 1995! Limited edition of 1000 copies.