Name: Reality compilation series
Label: Deep Six Records (USA).
Featured bands: Excrucitating Terror, Lack Of Interest, Despise You, Spazz, CROM, Man Is The Bastard (Part #1); Asshole Parade, Excrucitating Terror, Dystopia, Infest, Despise You, Lack Of Interest, Suppression, No Comply, Noothgrush, Spazz, Purgatoria, Man Is The Bastard, Capitalist Casualties, Stapled Shut, Enemy Soil, Evolved To Obliteration, Bad Acid Trip, C:### (Part #2); Los Crudos, The Locust, Su19b, Infest, Ruido, Jenny Piccolo, Halo Epidemic, MK Ultra, Black Army Jacket, Visual Discrimination, Charles Bronson, Peter Mangalore, Dropdead, Corrupted, Phobia, Hellnation, Benümb, Bred On Deception (Part #3. This is indeed my favorite part of all); 324, Haymaker, Hawgjaw, Low Threat Profile, Inspite, Manchurian Candidates, Progeria, Toshiro Mifune, Overpowering, Ruido, Unruh, I Found God, Lack Of Interest, Su19b, Damad, Sepsism, Stress, Self-Inflicted, Pretty Little Flower, Dudman, Lana Dagales, Bred On Deception, Halo Epidemic and Hpylori (Part#4).
Country: USA.Release date: 1996 (Part #1), 1997 (Part #2), 1999 (Part #3) and 2002 (Part #4)
Coucou, les chaton.ne.s! We're back with another short yet wholesome entry (Ay, así papu. Qué rico! Ehem, ok...) before 2018 dies for good and once for all (DIIEEEE!). So, this time I will publish a compilation series I've also wanted to feature long time ago: Reality. Originally released back in 1996 (Part #1), 1997 (Part #2), 1999 (Part #3) and 2002 (Part #4) by Deep Six Records (US), this compilation series was also an important "ABC to" different extreme hardcore punk variants such as powerviolence, grindcore and sludge in late-90s and early-00s. As a curious fact, Lack Of Interest, whose drummer also runs the label, is the only band featured in every part of the comp series, except the third one. Other bands featured in more than one part are Excrucitating Terror, Spazz, Infest, Despise You, Man Is The Bastard, Su19b, Halo Epidemic and Ruido.
Now, note that if you follow this humble blog, we've already featured some other collections such as Blllleeeaaaaauurrrgggghhh! and Cry Now, Cry Later, among others, whose content is pretty similar, if not the same, to the Reality compilation series'. Indeed, heavyweights such as Spazz, Charles Bronson, Infest, Capitalist Casualties, Man Is The Bastard, Dropdead, Los Crudos, etc. are included. But you can also find some others that don't come to mind so easily like Excrucitating Terror, Gasp, CROM (All hail the CROM), Noothgrush, Suppression, Asshole Parade, Dystopia and Corrupted. And, last but not least, this compilation series, features some international participants such as Overpowering (Spain) and Haymaker (Canada) that got some praise and recognition in the US and also includes other cryptic jewels such as Peter Mangalore, Unruh and Lana Dagales, as well.
Lastly, click on the image above for downloading all 4 parts in one file. Every file contains artwork, inserts, layouts and lyrics' sheet, except for the fourth part. I'd like to thank Fucked By Noise blog for providing the files (Thank you so much, pal!). Some artwork, inserts and lyrics' sheet were taken from my personal music library. Highly recommended if you dig extreme hardcore variants such as powerviolence and grindcore. Enjoy and until next time. Kisses and hugs!