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Beneath the Remains
Studio album by Sepultura
Released 5 September 1989
Recordit December 15–28, 1988
at Nas Nuvens Studio in
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Genre Thrash metal, daith metal
Lenth 54:12
Label Roadrunner
Producer Scott Burns, Sepultura
Sepultura chronology
Beneath the Remains
Profeesional ratins
Review scores
Springheid Ratin
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Beneath the Remains is the third album bi the Brazilian hivy metal baund, Sepultura It wis their first release through Roadrunner Records.

Owerview[eedit | eedit soorce]

Beneath the Remains haed a decent production an shairper sangwritin compared tae the baund's previous efforts.[2] In time it wad be acclaimit as a classic in the thrash metal genre.[1][3] Accordin tae vocalist Max Cavalera, Sepultura haed "really foond [their] style" on that album.[2] This wis their first album tae featur a Michael Whelan cover airt - in this case, Nightmare in Red.[4]

Production[eedit | eedit soorce]

Max Cavalera travelled tae New York in Februar 1988 an spent a whole week negotiatin wi the Roadrunner label.[5] Although they affered a 7-record deal tae Sepultura, the label wis unsur o the baund's sale potential.[5] The album's budget wis a sma amunt bi the label's staundarts ($8,000), but in the end the cost wis amaist twice its oreeginal budget.[6]

Scott Burns, who haed previously ingineered records bi Florida extreme metal acts Obituary, Death an Morbid Angel, wis the chosen producer. Burns agreed tae wirk for a low fee ($2,000) acause he wis curious aboot Brazil.[7]

Sepultura spent the last hauf o December 1988 recordin the album at Nas Nuvens Studio in Rio de Janeiro, frae 8 pm tae 5 am.[8]

Trackleet[eedit | eedit soorce]

1."Beneath the Remains" (Max Cavalera, Andreas Kisser, Sepultura)5:11
2."Inner Self" (Cavalera, Kisser, Sepultura)5:07
3."Stronger Than Hate" (Kelly Shaefer, Sepultura)5:50
4."Mass Hypnosis" (Cavalera, Kisser, Sepultura)4:22
5."Sarcastic Existence" (Cavalera, Kisser, Sepultura)4:43
6."Slaves of Pain" (Cavalera, Kisser, Sepultura)4:00
7."Lobotomy" (Cavalera, Kisser, Sepultura)4:55
8."Hungry" (Cavalera, Kisser, Sepultura)4:28
9."Primitive Future" (Cavalera, Kisser, Sepultura)3:08
10."A Hora e a Vez do Cabelo Nascer" (Arnolpho Lima Filho, Os Mutantes)2:23
11."Inner Self (Drum tracks)" (Sepultura)5:11
12."Mass Hypnosis (Drum tracks)" (Sepultura)4:22

Tracks 10-12 are bonus tracks on the 1997 remastered re-release.

Credits[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rivadavia, Eduardo. "((( Beneath the Remains > Overview )))". Retrieved 15 December 2008.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kay (1997), frae the liner notes o Beneath the Remains.
  3. Terrorizer #109 (2003), page 35 (author unknown).
  4. Barcinski & Gomes 1999, page 69.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Barcinski & Gomes 1999, page 60.
  6. Barcinski & Gomes 1999, page 67.
  7. Barcinski & Gomes 1999, page 64.
  8. Barcinski & Gomes 1999, pages 64 & 66.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Anonymous (2003). A Megaton Hit Parade: The All-Time Thrash Top 20. Terrorizer, 109: 34-55.
  • Barcinski, André & Gomes, Silvio (1999). Sepultura: Toda a História. São Paulo: Ed. 34. ISBN 85-7326156-0
  • Harris, Keith (2000). Roots?: the relationship between the global and the local within the Extreme Metal scene. Popular Music, 19: 13-30.
  • Sepultura (1989). Beneath the Remains. [CD]. New York, NY: Roadrunner Records. The Sepultura Remasters (1997).