Australian metal legends Psycroptic have announced the forthcoming release of their long-awaited vinyl premiere, ‘Psycroptic – The Early Years’.
This amazing box set, available from December 12, will come in two versions – black and colour – and will feature the bands first three albums on deluxe, 200-gram heavyweight vinyl in 350gsm heavyweight board gatefold jackets.
It’s release is strictly limited to only 30 copies in Australia and 150 Worldwide. The LPs will also be available individually from December 4.
The BLACK version of the box set contains:
First-time pressing of Psycroptic’s first three albums – highly classic technical death metal masterpieces.
Three 200-gram Heavyweight Black LPs.
70-gram Black Heavyweight 7″, featuring rare bonus tracks only available inside the box set.
Mastered specifically for vinyl from the original mixes.
Three 350gsm heavyweight gatefold jackets with black inner flood printing.
Brand new hand-painted cover art on the first two albums and the ultra-high resolution original cover art on “Symbols of Failure.”
Black inner sleeves.
The COLOUR version contains the same as the above with the vinyl colours as
Heavyweight Smashed Colour LP (Isle = Grey/Black | Scepter = Orange/Black | Symbols = Blue/Black) – Only available on coloured vinyl inside the box set.
Official Press Release:
The very long-awaited vinyl premiere of one of the most classic technical death metal bands – Psycroptic – is finally here.
One of the first three projects signed to Blood Music – this has taken nearly three long years to come to fruition.
The box set – entitled The Early Years – features the band’s first three albums on deluxe, 200-gram heavyweight vinyl in 350gsm heavyweight board gatefold jackets.
The first two albums – The Isle of Disenchantment and Scepter Of The Ancients – feature brand new hand-painted covers by Mitchell Nolte, overseen by the band.
And the third album – Symbols Of Failure – features the original album artwork in ultra-high resolution.
There is also a bonus 7″, featuring cover tracks by Carcass, Morbid Angel, and Slayer. This is the first time those cover tracks have been available on a worldwide scale.
Strictly limited to only 30 copies in Australia and 150 Worldwide. The 7″ will not exist outside the box set.
Meanwhile, Psycroptic is gearing for their highly anticipated Australian tour with Revocation and Thy Art Is Murder. The band’s currently untitled new album will be released in March, 2015 via EVP Recordings in Australia (Prosthetic rest of the world).
‘Psycroptic – The Early Years’ can be purchased via the following links:
BLACK box set
COLOUR box set
PSYCROPTIC – ISLE OF DISENCHANTMENT (LP)
PSYCROPTIC – SCEPTER OF THE ANCIENTS (LP)
PSYCROPTIC – SYMBOLS OF FAILURE (LP)
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