Beneath the Remains

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Beneath the Remains
Studio album by Sepultura
Released5 September 1989
RecorditDecember 15–28, 1988
at Nas Nuvens Studio in
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
GenreThrash metal, daith metal
ProducerScott 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. a b Rivadavia, Eduardo. "( Beneath the Remains > Overview )". Retrieved 15 December 2008. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  2. a b 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. a b 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).