30 years have passed since the birth of this sick biarre creation known as PUNGENT STENCH. To celebrate this anniversary there are good news for those who enjoy the work of this Austrian death metallers.
The most intriguing thing is the release of "Smut Kingdom", an album recorded in late 2006 and early 2007 that has remained unreleased until now.
The other good news is the reissue of the band´s classics, the debut album "For God Your Soul...For Me Your Flesh" released in 1990, "Been Caught Buttering" (1991), "Dirty Rhymes And Psychotronic Beats" (1993), "Club Mondo Bizarre For Members Only" (1994) and "First Recordings" which includes the songs from the split EP with Disharmonic Orchestra and "Extreme Deformity" EP, both released in 1989.
These first works plus the two first full-lenghts are in my opinion essential, "Been Caught Buttering" stands as my favourite from their discography.
Some vinyl maniacs have reacted in a somewhat hesitant way, since Back On Black will handle the re-issues, although there are different opinions regarding the quality of the label´s latest re-releases.
I hope that they are up to the quality of this great and original band and above all I anxiously wait to be pleased with the unreleased material of "Smut Kingdom".
The Re-issues will be available on April 27th. Pre-order here.
(There will be CD versions via Dissonance productions, including the reissue of "Ampeauty" (2004) out on April 13th).
"Smut Kingdom" Tracklisting:
Persona Non Grata
King Of Smut
I Require Death Sentence