Antidote – Thou Shalt Not Kill 12″


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If you re a ravenous consumer of New York hardcore obscurities like us, then you probably pored over tape trading lists late at night and wondered if Antidote s Nazi Youth demo actually existed, or was just a figment of tape traders imaginations, or was (more realistically) just a bad dub of the 7inch. Well lo and behold, when we were tasked with re-releasing Antidote s classic Thou Shalt Not Kill 7inch EP, we asked the band to dig into the vaults for a little something extra to pad things out into a 12inch, and they came up in spades! In addition to the legendary 8-song EP, you get the band s first 7-song demo recorded in 1982 at Jerry Williams infamous 171A Studios, plus two songs recorded shortly thereafter for the lost Bad Brains Records compilation, and a previously uncirculated 12-song live set from 1983. The early demos feature original Antidote singer Jeff White (plus future Prong-Danzig axeman Tommy Victor on bass) and show the natural evolution from the band s punky roots to the well-oiled hardcore machine they became on their vinyl debut. The live set features Thou Shalt Not Kill howler Louie Rivera and contains several lost tracks that never made it to the studio. That s 29 tracks total of classic New York hardcore, 21 of which have never been heard anywhere before! The LP also includes a 16-page, 12inchx12inch booklet containing photos, flyers and extensive liner notes by guitarist-founding member Robb Nunzio Ortiz, plus a reproduction of the band s original sticker design. Pressing of 1000 copies. Track Listing Thou Shalt Not Kill 7inch 01. Life As One 02. Nazi Youth 03. Real Deal 04. Foreign Job-Lot 05. Zero Mentality 06. Got Me On The Line 07. Die At War 08. Something Must Be Done 1982 Demos 09. Die At War 10. Leave It Behind 11. Him 12. Them Or Us 13. Deadly Rain 14. Job Well Done 15. Live As One 16. Nazi Youth 17. Die At War Live At CBGB – June 11, 1983 18. Foreign Job-Lot 19. Something Must Be Done 20. Deadly Raine 21. Got Me On A Line 22. You Say You Didn t But You Did 23. Life As One 24. Nazi Youth 25. Herpes R Forever 26. Unaffected 27. Live For Nothing 28. Real Deal 29. Zero Mentality

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Weight 0.28 kg
Dimensions 32 × 32 × 1 cm