PROPHECY OF DOOM <br/> <small>ACKNOWLEDGE THE CONFUSION MASTER</small>

PROPHECY OF DOOM
ACKNOWLEDGE THE CONFUSION MASTER

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UPC: 801056895127
Label: PEACEVILLE
Format: CD
Release Date: August 5, 2022
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THE CULT 1990 DEBUT ALBUM OF INFLUENTIAL UK GRINDCORE FROM PROPHECY OF DOOM. PRESENTED WITH COVER ARTWORK FROM THE ORIGINAL 1990 VERSION.

UK grind/death veterans Prophecy of Doom formed in Gloucestershire, 1988, with bassist Martin Holt & vocalist Shrew Schroder uniting to embark upon a journey to create something challenging & memorable to stand out in the UK scene. After a few personnel changes whilst looking to establish a permanent recording line-up after their 1988 demo & the 1989 EP, ‘Calculated Mind Rape’ (which had brought the band to the attention of legendary DJ John Peel), the time had come to create their debut full-length album.

And so ‘Acknowledge the Confusion Master’ came to be & was released in 1990 on the burgeoning Peaceville Records & their then newly established sub-label, Deaf Records. A highly effective concoction of blasting amid a titanic wall of raw grinding riffs & chaos propelled Prophecy of Doom to the forefront of the scene, also leading to two recording sessions with John Peel, & further enforcing Prophecy of Doom’s position on the map of notable British grind acts.

As a further distinguishing factor, there was a great depth & consideration to the themes of the album, perhaps in stark contrast to how the tracks were presented sonically. Written by mainman/vocalist “Shrew”, there with a strong philosophical element to the lyrics, an exploration of awareness & intuition amid an era of increasingly suppressed feelings & an urge to rise above mental restrictions.

This edition of ‘Acknowledge the Confusion Master’ contains cover artwork from the 1990 release with booklet containing lyrics.

Tracklist

  1. Prophetic Believers Prepare
  2. Insanity Reigns Supreme
  3. Hybrid Thought
  4. Earth Reality Victim
  5. Rhetorical Fusion
  6. Prophetic Believers Act
  7. Rancid Oracle ?
  8. Calculated Mind Rape
  9. Acknowledge The Confusion Master

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