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uk decay

Rising From The Dread

UK Decay Records



record store day 2015 - clear vinyl 12" ep

Released: 18th Apr 2015

out of stock

this is a record store day 2015 release. Stock will be available in store on a 1st come 1st served basis, strictly 1 per customer. Any remaining stock will be made available online at 12.01am Saturday 25th april.

Long out of print, 'Rising From The Dread' is re-released and sympathetically remastered on clear vinyl.

Limited to only 500 copies on clear vinyl an official RSD 2015 release. In 1982 UK Decay were considered vanguards of the second wave of punk bands who had moved to a more darker, yet theatrical sound known as Gothic Punk, but found themselves without a label following the demise of Fresh Records. Jaded by the corporate machinations outside of their control they were helped by Crass to release on Corpus Christi Records the critically acclaimed Rising From The Dread EP. Through the mesmerising ten minute Werewolf to the subtlety and attack of Jerusalem and Testament’s celebration of youth and hope in Thatcher Britain, the band had unwittingly created the new sound of what became known as the positive punk movement.

Rising From The Dread

Tracklist

  1. Werewolf
  2. Jerusalem Over (The White Cliffs Of Dover)
  3. Rising From The Dead
  4. Testament