For those unfamiliar with Bungle history, The Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny was the band’s opulent first cassette demo, released when the Californians were, in essence, a snotty young thrash metal band with a nascent taste for complexity and lyrical perversity. Glutton For Punishment 11. 07 – ERACIST After the success of these appearances, it was then announced that this line up would be re-recording that demo and making it into a full album. /* ----------------------------------------- */ } The first thing that really hits you is Scott Ian’s riffing. It ha s been over 20 years since the multi-faceted collective known as Mr. Bungle last graced us with a barrage of their, at times, unclassifiable sounds. Please consider a small subscription to help us keep the site running.

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Although it, within the feel of the rest of the album, it is markedly different. .band-social-links { } padding-right: 10px; After months of anticipation, Mr. Bungle have released The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny, a re-recording of the band’s 1986 demo of the same name.You can stream the … /* ----------------------------------------- */, s because of this that when it was announced that they would be reuniting for a for shows (remember them) in the US, anticipation was huge. Why metal is obsessed with The Evil Dead, Death Tribe’s Beyond The Red Light District: A Canal Experiment album is the sound of defiant resistance, 10 killer videos of bands playing gigs in Halloween costumes. ‘Grizzly Adams’ opens the album with the classic thrash trope a quiet calm instrumental that slowly builds over its three minutes to introduce you to the sounds that are about to take over the next 50 minutes of your life. Albums which have this much anticipation rarely live up to the hype that is totally expected, but this delivers in spades. .ed-playlist {

As this is a new take on old material, it would be cool to see what this line up could create together on an entirely new one. background: #f5f5f5; All rights reserved. It manages to fit so much into its running time, at times you are left checking whether it is the same track still, sprawling as it does the wide gap between the frenetic thrash and a sludgier doom ending. As well as these early assaults, there are the likes of ‘Spreading, not all chaotic, breakneck speed though. Unsurprisingly, this rips harder than 99% of every thrash record you’ve ever heard. /* ----------------------------------------- */ .ed-button { Regular visitor? /* ----------------------------------------- */ © color: #666; } As this is a new take on old material, it would be cool to see what this line up could create together on an entirely new one. When you see the closing ‘Sudden Death’ running at seven minutes, you may think it would be another more experimental track, but they manage to keep the pace and energy up right to the, It’s nice to see that despite the anger of the lyrics and the furious pace of the album, that the band haven’t lost their sense of humour.

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} As well as the addition of a brief clip of ‘La Cucaracha’ into the middle of ‘Hypocrite / Habla Español O Muere’ (itself a nice take on Stormtroopers Of Death, which of course features Scott Ian, track ‘Speak English or Die) shows there is plenty of fun to be had in what’s quite a full-on record. The first release from Mr. Bungle since 1999. Click, Viviankrist – Cross Modulation: Bootleg Remixes, Under the Influence with William Lacalmontie from Ovtrenoir. border: 2px solid #4b6f7f; 04 – HYPOCRITES – HABLA ESPANOL O MUERE color: #fff !important; Few thought they would ever return. .ed-info-box { background: #f5f5f5;

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03 – RAPING YOUR MIND padding: 5px 10px; As little as £1 a month could make all the difference. /* ----------------------------------------- */ It’s all steeped in the hard-as-nails technicality of Slayer, Dark Angel and Possessed, but thanks to Mike Patton’s mercurial presence and that tirelessly pulverising Scott Ian/Dave Lombardo axis, everything from cult favourites Raping Your Mind and Bungle Grind through to the previously unreleased Methematics (featuring that riff from Love Is A Fist, Bungle fans!) BA1 1UA. Raping Your Mind 4. . border: 1px solid #4b6f7f; /* ----------------------------------------- */ /* ----------------------------------------- */ /* Content Template: Loop item in 5 Random Posts - start */ A look through the song titles will remind you of that. /* Content Template: Loop item in Related Posts - start */ But as if to prove that 2020 isn’t a total shitshow, they’re back, albeit sounding entirely unlike any of their revered albums.

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padding: 10px; It’s not all chaotic, breakneck speed though. 09 – LOSS FOR WORDS } background: #4b6f7f; /* Content Template: New Site Post Template - start */ A thrash album featuring Scott Ian and, Lombardo is always going to be decent, but throw a screaming, growling, shouting and screeching Patton over the top, of it as well as Dunn and Spruance and you are left with something, It may not be what you expected from the band, and possibly one of their most accessible albums (which is weird when you think how heavy it is, and that a band like Bungle would have such a thing as an accessible album). } More Info, /* ----------------------------------------- */ It’s a perfect intro into the frenzied, thrash of ‘Anarchy Up Your Anus’ and ‘Raping Your Mind’. It is because of this that when it was announced that they would be reuniting for a for shows (remember them) in the US, anticipation was huge. 10 – GLUTTON FOR PUNISHMENT

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padding: 5px 10px; Still best known as the band Mike Patton was fronting when he was frogmarched toward fame and fortune with Faith No More, Mr. Bungle were a bit special.