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Ritual Of Preparation

by Cancerous Growth

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Dying Alone 08:21
Of Blood 09:25
Suicide Pact 06:30
Don't Care 08:01


Cancerous Growth
Ritual Of Preparation
originally released on C46 cassette in 1986
Harsh Reality Music label (HR039)
Memphis, Tennessee

visit a special web page containing a review by Jerry Kranitz, an interview with Chris Phinney and Mike Jackson, and a scan of the original cassette cover:

Side A:
Dying Alone
Of Blood
Suicide Pact

Side B:
Don't Care
Brain Highway
Penis Of Evil

All Instruments
C. Phinney & M. Jackson

This archival reissue of Ritual Of Preparation was created with the authorization and participation of Harsh Reality Music label owner Chris Phinney and Michael Thomas Jackson of Cancerous Growth

Ritual Of Preparation is best experienced as side-long listening tracks and we have included audio files of the complete sides of the cassette so that you can hear the album just like you would have in 1986. Separation into individual tracks might not be perfect. Enjoy!


released May 30, 2020


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