10. By now, many people are familiar with their trademarks - raw and noisy rock music with heavily distorted vocals courtesy of Chris Spencer and bloody record covers, featuring nearly everything from the man lying on the subway tracks with his head cut off to a girl in the bathub on their latest "Blood Run". RIP to such a great band. Consistency was the key to their success in my opinion. Aside from his professional writing endeavors, Distefano works as an Educator, and delivery/rideshare driver. [. Sempre Chris Spencer, affiancato dal bassista Dave Curran, forma nel 1999 i The Cutthroats 9, band che non si discosta di molto dagli Unsane stessi. Read Full Biography. While developing the blueprint for noise-metal bands to follow, Unsane cut a remarkable swath through underground music, inspiring a devoted, cult-like following around the globe. The cover art is no less extreme: something that looks like a cartoon scene that combines “Breaking Bad” with “The Walking Dead.”  Imagine a violent, apocalyptic backyard punk rock party, fit for a zombie. Orange County's Leading Source Of News, Culture And Entertainment. It was these graveyard slots at clubs like CBGB's where the band developed and honed their trademark sound and delivered the goods with due intensity and volume. This was the debut full-length album by gore metal innovator's Exhumed. The following year found the band recording its first for Atlantic Records, Total Destruction, a menacing, dark collection of songs driven by Signorelli's hypnotic drumming and Spencer's man-pushed-to-the-edge vocals. For 30 years Unsane played heavier and nastier than many other bands. After being discharged from Atlantic in 1994, Unsane found both a new bass player in Dave Curran -- who joined on tour while doing sound for the band -- and a home for their next album, Scattered, Smothered, and Covered, on the independent noise rock label, Amphetamine Reptile Records. Mmm, tasty. The two lovers were butchered during a steaming session of oral sex. "[1], "Exclusive: Have A Religious Experience With Unsane In Clip From Amphetamine Reptile Doc 'The Color Of Noise, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Unsane_(album)&oldid=936780484, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 January 2020, at 23:39. Yeah, that might make you think twice about eating a hamburger. In honor of the countless examples of extreme album art that make you look twice, cringe or shake your head in horror and disgust, we now present our picks for the 10 Goriest Album Covers. 8. One of the best parts about buying a physical album (if you still do that sort of thing) is the album cover art. This third album by Cannibal Corpse took extreme, graphic, brutal and disturbing to another level. 1. What did you expect from a musically brutal and lyrically disgusting concept album, with abhorrent songs about extreme torture, rape sadomasochism and the butchering of children? Post-hardcore noise rock is harder and more sinister than most metal. Unsane piqued the interest of numerous small indie labels and began issuing a series of singles and EPs before recording their self-titled debut with Matador Records. RYM has been updated with a new front page, a "New music" page, updated Sonemic charts, 50+ new features, fixes and improvements, and new subscriber features. Created for 200 dollars, it was ironically named one of MTV's Ten Funniest Videos. Having met at Sarah Lawrence College in the late '80s, the original incarnation of Unsane -- Chris Spencer (vocals, guitar), Peter Shore (bass), and Charlie Ondras (drums) -- crawled larvally out of the practice space in 1989 and began playing New York's seediest haunts. © Copyright 2020 Rolling Stone, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. With a sound that was ultra fast and super brutal, this album cover looks like a possible scene from cannibal serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. Your email address will not be published. More touring followed and Matador released the Peel Sessions disc almost concurrently with Total Destruction. From their first single to their final album it was screaming vocals, distorted guitars, grinding bass lines, and heavy drums. Dope-Guns-'n-Fucking in the Streets: Volume Seven, Scattered, Smothered & Covered/AmRep Christmas, Dope-Guns-'n-Fucking in the Streets: Volumes 4–7, Relapse Records: 25 Years of Contamination, Dope-Guns-'n-Fucking in the Streets: 1988-1998 Volume 1-11, Artists who have appeared on Tony Hawk video game soundtracks, Clothes make the band: artist T-shirts I own. They went on a hiatus in the mid 90s and suffered the death of a drummer Charlie Ondras in 1992. From their first single to their final album it was screaming vocals, distorted guitars, grinding bass lines, and heavy drums. Cattle Decapitation has crated a niche for itself among death grind with a brutal subject matter, but few bands are so dedicated toward songs about hating humans, and revealing the brutality of animal cruelty. Want more Rolling Stone? The album's cover art, depicting a decapitated corpse on subway tracks, was given to the band from a friend who worked on the … Humanure by Cattle Decapitation (2004) Former Swans and Foetus drummer Vinny Signorelli climbed aboard the swiftly moving train in the fall of 1992 and the band began composing its next album. For 30 years Unsane played heavier and nastier than many other bands. Your email address will not be published. Send us a tip using our anonymous form. What are your top 4 discoveries of the week?