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Nausea

Nausea: ExtinctionExtinction (1990)
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A very overlooked masterpeice of late 80's hardcore punk metal. Nausea took the lyrical protest direction of their mentors (England's infamous Crass) and framed it around heavy, fast and grinding metallic hardcore. Nausea were formed at sometime during the late '80's in New York City's then burgeoni.
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A very overlooked masterpeice of late 80's hardcore punk metal. Nausea took the lyrical protest direction of their mentors (England's infamous Crass) and framed it around heavy, fast and grinding metallic hardcore. Nausea were formed at sometime during the late '80's in New York City's then burgeoning hardcore scene. This is their first and only official, complete album, although as of the present day there are quite a few very complete compilations of their earlier work (with a different, but similar vocalist) readily available.

The new, extended version of this album features 7 extra tracks, including one of the bands best tracks "Cybergod". The production is raw, loud and yet also very audible and clear. the opening track is called "Tech-No-Logic-Kill" and begins almost Sabbath-esque with a a very melodic, dark build up into the impending thrash fest with male vocalist Al Long growling like an anmial over the chaos. Lyrical topics include pollution ("Inherit The Wasteland"), animal rights ("Butchers"), war ("Johnny Got His Gun"), and religion ("Godless"), among others. The band is also similar to Crass in the fact that it features female vocals on half the album from the powerful Amy Miret, which adds an excellent sense of variety in sound and demension to the album, making not a single second boring.

If you are a fan of Crass, F Minus, Discharge, or any other similar bands you will definitely want to check out this amazing peice of hardcore history.

 

 
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Anonymous (January 25, 2006)

and when did roger and amy divorce? and how ols is their daughter i remember hearing about her being born on the radio . i think it was back in 86.

Anonymous (January 25, 2006)

what are the former members of nausea doing today?

Bastardzach (August 6, 2005)

Nausea has a uniue sound....... Metallic, melodic, grinding, punk. I found this to be a great record, and anyone who is into punk, hardcore, or metal should definitely check them out.

Anonymous (July 26, 2005)

All hail to Nausea,Amebix,Disorder,Misery,Deviated Instinct,& the Axegrinder. Sliced Punx on meathooks!!!!

Anonymous (December 6, 2004)

"praise the cyber god"
for the gift of hate......... I love this band , blaze it and throw on some nausea ,

east la drunk punx.. The crustys in east la love thrash and crust.

Anonymous (March 11, 2004)

FINALLY! A hardcore punk band only gets reviewed here once every couple weeks. I love this band, great stuff. Classic record.

Anonymous (March 11, 2004)

What's this shit? This isn't punk. Punk didn't start until 1995. Man, you people have no clue.

gladimnotemo (March 11, 2004)

Wow... Assuck and Nausea. All in ONE YEAR!!!

Amazing!

-BSD

It's all we're gonna get though...then back to more Get Up Kids, Coheed, Starting Line...hmm Punknews.org.

CrankWillDestroy (March 10, 2004)

Not the kind of music i usuually listen to, but this shit rocks.

Anonymous (March 10, 2004)

Awesome.

-dazed

Anonymous (March 10, 2004)

Ah, my bretheren. If you dig this, you should check out Violent Headache from Spain. Dual Male/Female vocals over crazy crusty-grind. Get it through Six Weeks Mailorder.

-Ken

notfeelingcreative (March 10, 2004)

If there were more bands like Nausea around now, the current music scene could be obliterated!

lushj (March 9, 2004)

Male female vocals dueling over crazy crusty fast punk. Great live band, great record.

This is really the shiznit. If you want to hear where bands like From Ashes Rise get their grit and some of their sound, check out this record and Neurosis "Pain of Mind"!

Anonymous (March 9, 2004)

Fuck, somebody now reviews a kick ass record.

Amy's daughter goes to my school, i have meet and Roger Merit.

i know, all bow to your new master

Anonymous (March 9, 2004)

Wow... Assuck and Nausea. All in ONE YEAR!!!

Amazing!

-BSD

t-rav (March 9, 2004)

Can we say "old fucking school?"

Anonymous (March 9, 2004)

great band and album, nice to see it reviewed.
-Janelle

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