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Masada's "Hideous Rot" is now seeing a 12" vinyl pressing courtesy of Blood Harvest on September 27th, 2013. The following press release was issued about the band:
"Although the name might be new, Masada feature legendary scene vet Cazz 'The Black Lourde of Crucifixion' Grant (Crucifier, ex-Grand Belial's Key) on vocals and drums. Along with guitar/bass wizard Chris Milewski, Masada create complex, labyrinthine constructions that warp the mind and wrack one's equilibrium, recalling the likes of Coroner, Timeghoul, mid-period Pestilence, and even later Death whilst keeping a unique identity all their own. Open your mind and let in Hideous Rot..."
1. Hideous Cerebral Pulp
3. Exist To Rot
4. Suffer Mental Decay
5. Toxic Unreality More...
"Hideous Rot" from Philadelphia's Masada is a 5-track MCD of unpolished underground death metal brought to you by current/former members of Immolation, Rellik Goreaphobia, and Crucifier. It was just released on Deathgasm Records and featurs a bizarre contribution from Clive Jones of legendary 70's occult rock band Black Widow (on "Fluteotherapy").
Masada is now streaming a few tracks off of "Hideous Rot." Check out the EP opening new composition "Hideous Cerebral Pulp" below and two of their demo tracks, which also appear on this release, over at bandcamp.
Drummer Craig Smilowski (ex-Immolation, ex-Goreaphobia) has teamed up with the Cazz Grant (Crucifier), Matt Dwyer (Rellik), and Chris Milewski to form the band Masada. The group has just released its first demo titled "Suffer Mental Decay," which contains two tracks of old school death metal.
The demo is available for streaming and as a free download through the Masada Bandcamp page at this location. The track listing is as follows:
1. Suffer Mental Decay
2. Toxic Unreality