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A Thorn in Society's Palm​!​!

by Non Religious Sect

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Nothing!! 21:54
Trashmonger 40:46


Originally released on the Harsh Reality Music label
HR002 1983
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Mike Honeycutt —
Found Sound Objects, Metal Percussion, Machines, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica, EBow

Chris Phinney —
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Found Sound Objects, Metal Percussion, Machines, Electric Guitar, Synth & Keyboards, EBow

Recorded with an Akai 4-track reel-to-reel

BE FOREWARNED: this album contains some wordplay that will be considered racially insensitive by modern 2019 standards. At the time of its creation in the early 1980s, Phinney and Honeycutt considered their use of it being merely for shock value. Explanation at the link below.

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— includes a review by Jerry Kranitz, and an interview with Chris Phinney

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This archival reissue was created with the approval and full cooperation and participation of Harsh Reality Music label owner Chris Phinney.


released January 25, 2019


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