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Contract In Blood Bundle
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In The Contract in Blood Bundle you get the FIVE-CD Box-Set Contract In Blood: A History Of UK Thrash Metal and you get the Book Contract in Blood: A History of UK Thrash Metal. Both are from CHERRY RED UK and both are attributed to author Ian Glasper the authoritarian on UK thrash metal.

Contract In Blood: A History Of UK Thrash Metal / Various [Import]

Extensive five CD box set exploring the history of thrash metal in the UK - curated by author and scene chronicler Ian Glasper. From legends such as Venom, Onslaught, Sabbat and Acid Reign to lesser-known, cult artists. 83 tracks across five discs, including rare demo and live recordings and a booklet featuring previously unseen photographs. Includes 10 previously unreleased tracks. Released to coincide with the publication of Ian Glasper's book of the same name. For decades, UK thrash metal has been the most underrated and overlooked member of the metal family. Criminally ignored, and considered secondary to it's American, German and Brazilian equivalents, the genre has nevertheless continued to survive and thrive, rising from the ashes on more than one occasion. The scene has generated a wealth of amazing music, often in the face of adversity and apathy, and Contract In Blood documents the whole scene - warts 'n' all. From humble demo recordings to major label artists, spanning over thirty years of relentless and uncompromising music. This is the definitive collection of UK thrash. Paperback: 650 pages

Contract in Blood: A History of UK Thrash Metal

This is the definitive account of UK thrash.

For decades, UK thrash metal has been the most underrated and overlooked member of the metal family. Criminally ignored, and considered secondary to its American, German and Brazilian equivalents, the genre has nevertheless continued to survive and thrive, rising from the ashes on more than one occasion. There can be no denying that the UK’s thrash scene has generated a wealth of amazing music, often in the face of adversity and apathy, and Contract In Blood tells the whole story – warts ‘n’ all. From humble DIY beginnings in backstreet pubs to misrepresentation in the music press and being misunderstood by major labels on the world stage and beyond…

Critically acclaimed music historian Ian Glasper’s name has become synonymous with documenting the UK’s thriving, aggressive musical underground. His previous titles, ‘The Day The Country Died’, ‘Burning Britain’, ‘Trapped In A Scene’ and ‘Armed With Anger’ have all become cult classics, and the last words on their respective genres. From punk and anarcho-punk to hardcore, and now thrash metal, Ian’s work is renowned for its minute detail, his passion and knowledge and, most importantly, his deep immersion in the scene itself, ensuring unparalleled access to those who made the music.

Featuring VENOM / ONSLAUGHT / SABBAT / EVILE / XENTRIX / SLAMMER / GAMA BOMB / ACID REIGN / RE- ANIMATOR / LAWNMOWER DETH / ENGLISH DOGS / MUTANT / VIRUS / D.A.M. / SACRILEGE / DEATHWISH / TORANAGA / WARFARE / PITIFUL REIGN / HYDRA VEIN / SHRAPNEL / HELLBASTARD / SYLOSIS / METAL MESSIAH / SSS / PURGATORY / SEND MORE PARAMEDICS / WARHAMMER / TORTOISE CORPSE / ANIHILATED / SUICIDE WATCH / CEREBRAL FIX / SEVENTH ANGEL / HOLOSADE / METAL DUCK / ATOMKRAFT / DECIMATOR / PENDEMIA / REIGN OF FURY / AMNESIA / OBLITERATION / DRUNKEN STATE / ADRENICIDE and over fifty more of the UK’s unsung metal anti-heroes, Contract In Blood is a classic underdog story, packed with hundreds of new and exclusive interviews, unseen photography and first-hand accounts of the scene, from artists spanning over thirty-five years of fast, aggressive and inescapable music.

Contract in Blood Bundle

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Title: Contract In Blood Bundle
Genre: Rock
Artist(s): Contract in Blood
Label: Exclusive Bundle
Release Date: 6/8/2018
Product Type: CD
UPC: 762184248721
Item #: 2052275X

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