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ALKALOID “Invisible world” LP, HELL BOUND “Demo 1986” LP+CD, HELL BOUND “Norwegian forest” LP+CD, AGRESSOR “Llamas de muerte – The complete ultra-sessions 1986/1987” gatefold 2xLP and SACRILEGIO “Podredumbre” LP are OUT NOW on FOAD Records!!

Posted in Agressor, Alkaloid, Hell Bound, Releases, Sacrilegio on June 20th, 2022 by foadmaster

Once again perfectly in time with the planned date here we are with a new round of F.O.A.D. releases all ready to thrash your turntable! As announced, this month we have 3 x classic 80’s Japanese Heavy Metal bangers vs 2 x barbaric Colombian Ultra-Metal atrocities from the early days of that revered scene forged in violence and anger: ALKALOIDInvisible world” LP, HELL BOUNDDemo 1986” LP+CD, HELL BOUNDNorwegian forest” LP+CD, AGRESSORLlamas de muerte – The complete ultra-sessions 1986/1987” gatefold 2xLP and SACRILEGIOPodredumbre” LP: they are all OUT NOW! The ltd. splatter vinyl version of ALKALOID is already sold out and we are down to the last 10 copies on black vinyl. Also, there aren’t many copies left of the diehard versions of the other 4, so we strongly suggest you to act fast if you want to secure them to your collection, these are all very limited runs and we have no plans to reissue them anytime soon. 

All your preorders have already been sent and you should have also received an update with tracking number directly from our shipping service, you should receive them soon! This said, one thing more to add: stay alert because the next F.O.A.D. month is even crazier than this (for us it’s literally going to be a suicidal schedule), once again 5 releases – all highly dangerous international hardcore rippers. Keep an eye on our pages because we’ll start to reveal them soon with the usual trailers!

More in detail about this month’s diabolic 5:

ALKALOID “Invisible world” LP (F.O.A.D. 262)

TOTAL CULT 80’s JAPANESE HEAVY METAL! Founded in the mid 80’s by members of Tokyo’s X-RAY, ALKALOID is a highly revered name in the pioneering scene that helped defining the sound and visual style of Japanese Metal. Some additional links: vocalist Angel later joined Sapporo’s SABER TIGER, the later drummer Hachi also played in GENOCIDE NIPPON. This LP is the official reissue of their classic debut demotape “Invisible world” (1986) enriched by the lost and found “Trajectory” studio session 1986. Sourced from the band’s masters and from the only existing copy of “Trajectory“, mastered with painstaking dedication at Toxic Basement Studio. Hunting vocals, scorching solos and pure energy are the ingredients of this super-catchy record… If you enjoyed other F.O.A.D. reissues of this kind (Q.O.P., PLAZMA X) look no further, this will definitely make your day! Includes full colored 12 page booklet loaded with rare photos, memorabilia and scans of the original cassette. Watch the trailer HERE

Black vinyl limited to 150

HELL BOUND “Demo 1986” LP+CD (F.O.A.D. 248)

..another journey through the vaults of the most incredible underground rarities! A mysterious and totally undiscovered jewel of 80’s Japanese Metal from the Hokuriku area only known in the most diehard circles of tape-trading maniacs. This “Demo 1986” collection is all focused on their early recordings, blending a NWOBHM influenced approach with some serious Sortilège worship and a speed metal touch. It includes the following works: debut demotape 1986 and 2 unreleased studio tracks 1987. Links: their drummer Yano Angel later joined the rocking hardcore punk unit called BLANQUISME known for a demo and a 7″ (1989).  LP with OBI strip, bonus CD with extended contents and a stunning 16 page booklet full of photos and scans of the rare original demotape. Disclaimer: just as for many other Japanese Metal bands of that era (Rommel, Mein Kampf, Rosenfeld etc…) you will notice a recurring use of controversial symbols in the band’s photos and artworks. Quoting HELL BOUND themselves: “In the 80’s Japanese scene it was mostly used to enhance the shocking factor without any political references. Some of you may also find some connection to this imagery in our lyrics: actually, we were trying to express our contempt towards the mistakes made by the Nazis, but our English was poor and easily misunderstood. Later on we stopped using those symbols in our artworks because we thought it was wrong, despite the shocking value. We are firmly opposed Nazism and any form of discrimination.” Watch the trailer HERE

Diehard army green vinyl limited to 150

Black vinyl limited to 150

HELL BOUND “Norwegian forest” LP+CD (F.O.A.D. 249)

In conjunction with the reissue of their “Demo 1986” on LP, it was mandatory to also provide the deserved F.O.A.D. treatment to “Norwegian forest“, the band’s final opus from 1989, considered as their full length album but only released on a very limited cassette version up to now… If their previous recordings were leaning towards a NWOBHM influenced sound often pushing the boundaries to speed metal gallops, “Norwegian forest” shows their style progressing to more gloomy and occult territories, sounding like the perfect hell-match between Mercyful Fate inspired atmospheres and the intensity of traditional Japanese heavy metal! Powered by a solid production and the outstanding vocals of Junichi Mori, “Norwegian forest” is a flawless hidden gem of 80’s Rising Sun heavy metal all to be discovered.  This special F.O.A.D. version includes the complete “Norwegian forest” studio session for the first time on vinyl and a bonus CD with extended contents (7x additional live tracks). LP with OBI strip, 12 page booklet full of photos and scans of the rare original demotape. Watch the trailer HERE

Diehard splatter white on blue vinyl limited to 150

Black vinyl limited to 150

SACRILEGIO “Podredumbre 1986-1988” LP (F.O.A.D. 242)

…another sonic bestiality forged in the violent streets of MedellIn, Colombia in the 80’s!! Formed in 1984 by vocalist Carlos Mario Montoya “El vikingo” (also member of NEKROMANTIE) who was assassinated in 1988, SACRILEGIO were undoubtedly one of the most important names in the early Ultra Metal scene of the Antioquian region. Quoting the biography included in this anthology: “They were influenced by Metal/Hardcore classics of the time, such as PARABELLUM, HELLHAMMER, SLAYER and SNOBB SLAKT (Swedish Hardcore)“. This gives a better idea of their style, a primitive and rough crossover of early day death/thrash with a touch of 80’s hardcore in the crudest form. In the works for more than 4 years, “Podredumbre 1986-1988” is the most exhaustive collection of all their existing recordings, assembled under supervision of the band’s late guitarist Antonio Guerrero (also founder of Agressor and Masacre).  10 songs consisting of: audition session for “Rodrigo D. No futuro” and demo 1986-1987, final recording for the soundtrack of “Rodrigo D. No futuro” (1988), live at Acción Comunal del barrio Alfonso López Castilla, 1987. As explained by the band, SACRILEGIO‘s anthem “Podredumbre” was only included in the soundtrack of the movie “Rodrigo D.” but not on the 1990’s compilation LP featuring most of the bands that were invited to take part to that project. This LP also includes a 12 page booklet full of never seen before photos, flyers and an interesting biography written with the help of Antonio Guerrero. An absolute must have for fans of the most infernal South American death thrash and raw, unpolished 80’s metal punk in general! Watch the trailer HERE

Diehard splatter green/black vinyl limited to 100

Black vinyl limited to 200

AGRESSOR “Llamas de muerte – The complete ultra-sessions 1986/1987” gatefold 2xLP (F.O.A.D. 239)

After reissuing Colombian underground milestones such as Blasfemia, Restos De Tragedia and the iconic “Estamos en la sima” compilation, F.O.A.D. is back to digging into the obscure roots of the legendary Ultra Metal scene born in Medellín in the mid ’80s. This time it’s the turn of AGRESSOR, a pioneering, extremely raw unit delivering the ugly, barbaric sounds that were peculiar to that area and were portraying a nightmarish reality of crimes, drugs and misery. As some say “It’s not Metal, it’s not Hardcore… it’s ULTRA METAL“. Double LP anthology collecting all their 80’s recordings, consisting of:  “Ensayo 1986” (early demo), recordings for “Rodrigo D. No Futuro” (1987), complete session at “Estudio Tiempos Modernos” (1987), live at Aeropuerto “Olaya Herrera“, 1987. Gatefold sleeve with rare photos, flyers and a detailed history (in Spanish and English) written in collaboration with the band’s guitarist Antonio Guerrero, explaining how – with the shittiest equipment and instruments – he managed to achieve that crude primitive sound that characterized not only Agressor but also other bands he was in (Sacrilegio and Masacre) and inspired hordes of death thrashin’ maniacs all over the world. Sheer caveman brutality channelled through the rawest Metal ever created! Watch the trailer HERE

Diehard splatter red on milky clear vinyl limited to 100

Black vinyl limited to 200

ALKALOID “Invisible world” LP, HELL BOUND “Demo 1986” LP+CD, HELL BOUND “Norwegian forest” LP+CD, AGRESSOR “Llamas de muerte – The complete ultra-sessions 1986/1987” Gatefold 2xLP and SACRILEGIO “Podredumbre” LP preorders start NOW!!

Posted in Agressor, Alkaloid, Hell Bound, Pre Orders, Releases, Sacrilegio on June 6th, 2022 by foadmaster

No long introductions this time because we have no less than 5 releases (!!) to announce and therefore we prefer to give space to detailed descriptions of each. As many of you know, it’s in the multifaceted spirit of F.O.A.D. Records to cover a wide range of different genres, still staying within strictly underground territories. You got the month all dedicated to noisecore, the one all centered on death metal, the one all about Japanese hardcore… to the last round – mostly dedicated to 80’s American hardcore. This month’s choice is peculiar: we decided to put together the reissues of 3 rare Japanese heavy metal demos all to be discovered (ALKALOID and two separated recordings by HELL BOUND) and 2 seminal bands that pioneered the so called “ultra metal” scene of Medellin, Colombia (AGRESSOR and SACRILEGIO). If you’re wondering what “Ultra Metal” means: well, it’s a savage assault of the rawest death/thrash backed by a true hardcore spirit and raised in a social background of violence and desperation. Two countries very far from each other but with one point in common: when it comes to metal and punk they never disappoint, in terms of intensity, originality and attitude they are a totally unique world apart that still hides an infinity of gems to be unearthed and brought to light with passion and dedication.

So our recipe for June consists of: ALKALOIDInvisible world” LP, HELL BOUNDDemo 1986” LP+CD, HELL BOUNDNorwegian forest” LP+CD, AGRESSORLlamas de muerte – The complete ultra-sessions 1986/1987” gatefold 2xLP and SACRILEGIOPodredumbre” LP! They’re all available on preorder via scareystore.com and as usual we strongly recommend you to act fast if you want to catch the diehard colored vinyl versions as they are very limited and expected to sell out very quickly. We have set the release date on June 20th because shortly after we’ll start announcing what we have in the pipeline for July, which is equally sick! Please read the following detailed reviews to understand more about the bands and the contents of each release:

ALKALOID “Invisible world” LP (F.O.A.D. 262)

TOTAL CULT 80’s JAPANESE HEAVY METAL! Founded in the mid 80’s by members of Tokyo’s X-RAY, ALKALOID is a highly revered name in the pioneering scene that helped defining the sound and visual style of Japanese Metal. Some additional links: vocalist Angel later joined Sapporo’s SABER TIGER, the later drummer Hachi also played in GENOCIDE NIPPON. This LP is the official reissue of their classic debut demotape “Invisible world” (1986) enriched by the lost and found “Trajectory” studio session 1986. Sourced from the band’s masters and from the only existing copy of “Trajectory“, mastered with painstaking dedication at Toxic Basement Studio. Hunting vocals, scorching solos and pure energy are the ingredients of this super-catchy record… If you enjoyed other F.O.A.D. reissues of this kind (Q.O.P., PLAZMA X) look no further, this will definitely make your day! Includes full colored 12 page booklet loaded with rare photos, memorabilia and scans of the original cassette. Watch the trailer HERE

Diehard splatter purple on silver vinyl limited to 150

Black vinyl limited to 150

HELL BOUND “Demo 1986” LP+CD (F.O.A.D. 248)

..another journey through the vaults of the most incredible underground rarities! A mysterious and totally undiscovered jewel of 80’s Japanese Metal from the Hokuriku area only known in the most diehard circles of tape-trading maniacs. This “Demo 1986” collection is all focused on their early recordings, blending a NWOBHM influenced approach with some serious Sortilège worship and a speed metal touch. It includes the following works: debut demotape 1986 and 2 unreleased studio tracks 1987. Links: their drummer Yano Angel later joined the rocking hardcore punk unit called BLANQUISME known for a demo and a 7″ (1989).  LP with OBI strip, bonus CD with extended contents and a stunning 16 page booklet full of photos and scans of the rare original demotape. Disclaimer: just as for many other Japanese Metal bands of that era (Rommel, Mein Kampf, Rosenfeld etc…) you will notice a recurring use of controversial symbols in the band’s photos and artworks. Quoting HELL BOUND themselves: “In the 80’s Japanese scene it was mostly used to enhance the shocking factor without any political references. Some of you may also find some connection to this imagery in our lyrics: actually, we were trying to express our contempt towards the mistakes made by the Nazis, but our English was poor and easily misunderstood. Later on we stopped using those symbols in our artworks because we thought it was wrong, despite the shocking value. We are firmly opposed Nazism and any form of discrimination.” Watch the trailer HERE

Diehard army green vinyl limited to 150

Black vinyl limited to 150

HELL BOUND “Norwegian forest” LP+CD (F.O.A.D. 249)

In conjunction with the reissue of their “Demo 1986” on LP, it was mandatory to also provide the deserved F.O.A.D. treatment to “Norwegian forest“, the band’s final opus from 1989, considered as their full length album but only released on a very limited cassette version up to now… If their previous recordings were leaning towards a NWOBHM influenced sound often pushing the boundaries to speed metal gallops, “Norwegian forest” shows their style progressing to more gloomy and occult territories, sounding like the perfect hell-match between Mercyful Fate inspired atmospheres and the intensity of traditional Japanese heavy metal! Powered by a solid production and the outstanding vocals of Junichi Mori, “Norwegian forest” is a flawless hidden gem of 80’s Rising Sun heavy metal all to be discovered.  This special F.O.A.D. version includes the complete “Norwegian forest” studio session for the first time on vinyl and a bonus CD with extended contents (7x additional live tracks). LP with OBI strip, 12 page booklet full of photos and scans of the rare original demotape. Watch the trailer HERE

Diehard splatter white on blue vinyl limited to 150

Black vinyl limited to 150

SACRILEGIO “Podredumbre 1986-1988” LP (F.O.A.D. 242)

…another sonic bestiality forged in the violent streets of MedellIn, Colombia in the 80’s!! Formed in 1984 by vocalist Carlos Mario Montoya “El vikingo” (also member of NEKROMANTIE) who was assassinated in 1988, SACRILEGIO were undoubtedly one of the most important names in the early Ultra Metal scene of the Antioquian region. Quoting the biography included in this anthology: “They were influenced by Metal/Hardcore classics of the time, such as PARABELLUM, HELLHAMMER, SLAYER and SNOBB SLAKT (Swedish Hardcore)“. This gives a better idea of their style, a primitive and rough crossover of early day death/thrash with a touch of 80’s hardcore in the crudest form. In the works for more than 4 years, “Podredumbre 1986-1988” is the most exhaustive collection of all their existing recordings, assembled under supervision of the band’s late guitarist Antonio Guerrero (also founder of Agressor and Masacre).  10 songs consisting of: audition session for “Rodrigo D. No futuro” and demo 1986-1987, final recording for the soundtrack of “Rodrigo D. No futuro” (1988), live at Acción Comunal del barrio Alfonso López Castilla, 1987. As explained by the band, SACRILEGIO‘s anthem “Podredumbre” was only included in the soundtrack of the movie “Rodrigo D.” but not on the 1990’s compilation LP featuring most of the bands that were invited to take part to that project. This LP also includes a 12 page booklet full of never seen before photos, flyers and an interesting biography written with the help of Antonio Guerrero. An absolute must have for fans of the most infernal South American death thrash and raw, unpolished 80’s metal punk in general! Watch the trailer HERE

Diehard splatter green/black vinyl limited to 100

Black vinyl limited to 200

AGRESSOR “Llamas de muerte – The complete ultra-sessions 1986/1987” gatefold 2xLP (F.O.A.D. 239)

After reissuing Colombian underground milestones such as Blasfemia, Restos De Tragedia and the iconic “Estamos en la sima” compilation, F.O.A.D. is back to digging into the obscure roots of the legendary Ultra Metal scene born in Medellín in the mid ’80s. This time it’s the turn of AGRESSOR, a pioneering, extremely raw unit delivering the ugly, barbaric sounds that were peculiar to that area and were portraying a nightmarish reality of crimes, drugs and misery. As some say “It’s not Metal, it’s not Hardcore… it’s ULTRA METAL“. Double LP anthology collecting all their 80’s recordings, consisting of:  “Ensayo 1986” (early demo), recordings for “Rodrigo D. No Futuro” (1987), complete session at “Estudio Tiempos Modernos” (1987), live at Aeropuerto “Olaya Herrera“, 1987. Gatefold sleeve with rare photos, flyers and a detailed history (in Spanish and English) written in collaboration with the band’s guitarist Antonio Guerrero, explaining how – with the shittiest equipment and instruments – he managed to achieve that crude primitive sound that characterized not only Agressor but also other bands he was in (Sacrilegio and Masacre) and inspired hordes of death thrashin’ maniacs all over the world. Sheer caveman brutality channelled through the rawest Metal ever created! Watch the trailer HERE

Diehard splatter red on milky clear vinyl limited to 100

Black vinyl limited to 200

RATOS DE PORÃO “Necropolítica” CD, PIG CHILDREN  “The torment continues… 1983-1986” LP+CD, INSANITY DEFENSE “Asylum – Complete recordings 1983-1985” LP and FATAL VISION “Zeitgeist” LP out now on F.O.A.D. Records!!

Posted in Fatal Vision, Insanity Defense, Pig Children, Ratos De Porao, Releases on May 21st, 2022 by foadmaster

Another insane F.O.A.D. month is in the books, made of 3 x highly enjoyable US hardcore treasures from the ’80s + the brand new full length by Brazil’s undisputed kings of thrash punk, delivering their “martelada na testa” punishing crossover since 1981!! We’re talking of RATOS DE PORÃONecropolítica” CD, PIG CHILDREN “The torment continues… 1983-1986” LP+CD, INSANITY DEFENSEAsylum – Complete recordings 1983-1985” LP and FATAL VISIONZeitgeist” LP. 

They’re all out now and your preorders have been already shipped, you should receive them soon and follow them on route checking the automatic tracking codes sent by our shipping service. The diehard grey/red vinyl version of PIG CHILDREN is completely sold out and we’re also running low with the ltd. colored editions of INSANITY DEFENSE and FATAL VISION, don’t sleep too much on it if you want to secure them to your collection! Also, keep an eye on our pages because next week we’ll start to announce the first sonic misdeeds planned for June, as usual to stay lightweight we have 5 RELEASES coming – all of them on vinyl!!

More in detail about this month’s rippers:

RATOS DE PORÃO “Necropolítica” CD (F.O.A.D. 275/CD)

The return of Brazil’s undisputed Thrash-Punk masters! 8 years after the acclaimed “Século sinistro“, RxDxPx are back with another slab of relentless, intense and socially engaged Crossover Thrash in their unmistakeable style, this time with a stronger-than-ever political message reflecting their absolute contempt against the authoritarian government that has plagued Brazil in recent years. Musically, with a career spanning through 5 decades, RATOS DE PORÃO show no sign of weakening and reconfirm themselves as the absolute champions of South American Hardcore! 10 songs full of Metal and Punk mayhem keeping it fresh and dynamic at the same time, led by Jão’s manic riffing and Gordo’s massive, vitriolic shouts of rage. With no doubts world’s most famous basement rats have nailed it another time with a devastating album, still sounding exciting and relevant, which is an amazing achievement in Punk that most other bands of that age can’t claim! Watch the trailer HERE

PIG CHILDREN  “The torment continues… 1983-1986” LP+CD (F.O.A.D. 232)

Ripping fast anger-driven Hardcore from Orange County, California! Complete discography collecting their classic “Blood for the state” 12″ (1985), 10 song demo 1983 plus a bonus CD with a killer soundboard live set captured at Long Beach’s notorious Fenders Ballroom (those familiar with our previous works will notice other FOAD anthologies featuring stuff recorded there… Cryptic Slaughter and FCDN Tormentor just to mention some). 31 tracks of what the band describes as “Loud, aggressive music with an anti-system and fuck you attitude!“. To highlight the importance of this release, you’ll find included a stunning 20 page full colored booklet in full F.O.A.D. tradition – loaded with incredible photos, rare flyers and an extensive history of the Pig Children Tribe… A hidden gem in the annals of the So. Cal Punk scene!! Watch the trailer HERE

solid black vinyl limited to 250 copies

INSANITY DEFENSE “Asylum – Complete recordings 1983-1985” LP (F.O.A.D. 257)

LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK… HARDCORE!!  Blazing Hardcore Punk from Centerport, NY smashing the quiet of suburbia with an all out assault! Side one features the full scale thrash attack of their original “ID” demotape (1983), a true unsung classic of early 80’s NY HC, quoting the legendary FLEX! North America book: “An unreleased Hardcore treasure – fast, powerful and super angry, in the vein of the Boston/XClaim/Midwest bands“. On the flipside the darker yet intense & catchy “Pilgrim state” 12″ (1985) – again from FLEX! : “Fast, powerful and slightly metallic Hardcore with some interesting harmonies and rhythms; the slower songs show some psychotic Black Flag influences. Original and intelligent music, one of those Hardcore records that fell through the cracks back then and have aged very well“. Including 16 page booklet complete with photos, flyers, lyrics and artwork from the original releases, as well as unreleased material. Watch the trailer HERE

Available on:

solid black vinyl limited to 200 copies

diehard seablue/green vinyl limited to 100 copies

FATAL VISION “Zeitgeist” LP (F.O.A.D. 258)

2nd chapter in F.O.A.D.‘s mission to reissue the entire Unsound Music catalog on vinyl (Insanity Defense being the first). Another hidden gem of fast and furious Long Island, NY Hardcore with a sound in the vein of the early Touch & Go bands. “What happens when you take a Brit punk and an American punk, put them together in a studio… what do you get? A row? No! You get FATAL VISION” (Jeff Earing). This mysterious short-lived band, created by Ric Clarke and Jeff Earing (Insanity Defense, Satans Cheerleaders, etc) made a cassette of full throttle raging hardcore that mixes elements of punk from both sides of the pond. 12 songs of mosh pit madness, led by singer Pete Coffey. This recording from 1983 was never released in its entirety… until now! Sourced from the band’s mastertape and specially mastered for vinyl at Toxic Basement Studio. Including insert with scans of the original cassette, lyrics and liner notes. Watch the trailer HERE

Available on:

solid black vinyl limited to 200 copies

diehard seablue/green vinyl limited to 100 copies

RATOS DE PORÃO “Necropolítica” CD, PIG CHILDREN  “The torment continues… 1983-1986” LP+CD, INSANITY DEFENSE “Asylum – Complete recordings 1983-1985” LP and FATAL VISION “Zeitgeist” LP: preorders start NOW!!

Posted in Fatal Vision, Insanity Defense, Pig Children, Ratos De Porao on May 9th, 2022 by foadmaster

A new F.O.A.D. attack is ready to strike, this time with an all-Hardcore four aces that will definitely hit your turntable without mercy! Here’s the deal: our original plan for May was to keep it all focused on some hidden treasures of ’80s US HC, but when we heard that our friends RATOS DE PORÃO were ready with their new album “Necropolítica” (8 years after the previous “Seculo sinistro“) we rushed to have at least the CD version coming out simultaneously with their release date in Brazil (we’ll also do it on vinyl – later on), adding it to our schedule for this month. And it perfectly fits, as the amount of high octane thrashcore they deliver is perfectly matching with the intensity and energy of the other old school rippers that we’re about to introduce. 

So this is what we picked for our US HC selection: a big surprise for many will definitely be this ultimate discography by Orange County’s fast Hardcore psychos PIG CHILDREN including their killer “Blood for the state” 12″ (1985), the rare demo 1983 and a completely unreleased sound board live 1986. All this enriched by a thick F.O.A.D. style booklet with countless photos, flyers and an interesting historical notes written by the band. Then we fly to the other coast, specifically to Centerport, Long Island, New York – and here we are pleased to announce the start of a series of reiusses to bring back on vinyl the complete Unsound Music catalog, which includes some total Hardcore smashers that aren’t yet much known on an international range.

And our first two choices are INSANITY DEFENSE with a discography LP compiling their fantastic demo ’83 and “Pilgrim state” 12″ (1985) and then the obscure, shortly lived Hardcore unit known as FATAL VISION, with their “Zeitgeist” demo 1983 finally getting the deserved F.O.A.D. treatment. If you’re a fan of pioneering NY HC these two gems can’t be missed in your collection as they totally capture the true power and fury of the greatest bands from that time, not only those based in the NY area but also those from cities like Boston, Washington DC and Detroit, of which you’ll hear an undeniable influence in both ID and FV. So to sum it all up:  RATOS DE PORÃONecropolítica” CD, PIG CHILDREN  “The torment continues… 1983-1986” LP+CD, INSANITY DEFENSEAsylum – Complete recordings 1983-1985” LP and FATAL VISIONZeitgeist” LP are all up for preorders via www.scareystore.com  As we always want to remark, these records are very limited and the colored vinyl versions even more, they’re expected to go quickly, so act fast!  Official release date for all 4 is May 20th 2022.

More in detail:

RATOS DE PORÃO “Necropolítica” CD (F.O.A.D. 275/CD)

The return of Brazil’s undisputed Thrash-Punk masters! 8 years after the acclaimed “Século sinistro“, RxDxPx are back with another slab of relentless, intense and socially engaged Crossover Thrash in their unmistakeable style, this time with a stronger-than-ever political message reflecting their absolute contempt against the authoritarian government that has plagued Brazil in recent years. Musically, with a career spanning through 5 decades, RATOS DE PORÃO show no sign of weakening and reconfirm themselves as the absolute champions of South American Hardcore! 10 songs full of Metal and Punk mayhem keeping it fresh and dynamic at the same time, led by Jão’s manic riffing and Gordo’s massive, vitriolic shouts of rage. With no doubts world’s most famous basement rats have nailed it another time with a devastating album, still sounding exciting and relevant, which is an amazing achievement in Punk that most other bands of that age can’t claim! Watch the trailer HERE

PIG CHILDREN  “The torment continues… 1983-1986” LP+CD (F.O.A.D. 232)

Ripping fast anger-driven Hardcore from Orange County, California! Complete discography collecting their classic “Blood for the state” 12″ (1985), 10 song demo 1983 plus a bonus CD with a killer soundboard live set captured at Long Beach’s notorious Fenders Ballroom (those familiar with our previous works will notice other FOAD anthologies featuring stuff recorded there… Cryptic Slaughter and FCDN Tormentor just to mention some). 31 tracks of what the band describes as “Loud, aggressive music with an anti-system and fuck you attitude!“. To highlight the importance of this release, you’ll find included a stunning 20 page full colored booklet in full F.O.A.D. tradition – loaded with incredible photos, rare flyers and an extensive history of the Pig Children Tribe… A hidden gem in the annals of the So. Cal Punk scene!! Watch the trailer HERE

Available on:

solid black vinyl limited to 250 copies

diehard grey/red splatter vinyl limited to 150 copies

INSANITY DEFENSE “Asylum – Complete recordings 1983-1985” LP (F.O.A.D. 257)

LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK… HARDCORE!!  Blazing Hardcore Punk from Centerport, NY smashing the quiet of suburbia with an all out assault! Side one features the full scale thrash attack of their original “ID” demotape (1983), a true unsung classic of early 80’s NY HC, quoting the legendary FLEX! North America book: “An unreleased Hardcore treasure – fast, powerful and super angry, in the vein of the Boston/XClaim/Midwest bands“. On the flipside the darker yet intense & catchy “Pilgrim state” 12″ (1985) – again from FLEX! : “Fast, powerful and slightly metallic Hardcore with some interesting harmonies and rhythms; the slower songs show some psychotic Black Flag influences. Original and intelligent music, one of those Hardcore records that fell through the cracks back then and have aged very well“. Including 16 page booklet complete with photos, flyers, lyrics and artwork from the original releases, as well as unreleased material. Watch the trailer HERE

Available on:

solid black vinyl limited to 200 copies

diehard seablue/green vinyl limited to 100 copies

FATAL VISION “Zeitgeist” LP (F.O.A.D. 258)

2nd chapter in F.O.A.D.‘s mission to reissue the entire Unsound Music catalog on vinyl (Insanity Defense being the first). Another hidden gem of fast and furious Long Island, NY Hardcore with a sound in the vein of the early Touch & Go bands. “What happens when you take a Brit punk and an American punk, put them together in a studio… what do you get? A row? No! You get FATAL VISION” (Jeff Earing). This mysterious short-lived band, created by Ric Clarke and Jeff Earing (Insanity Defense, Satans Cheerleaders, etc) made a cassette of full throttle raging hardcore that mixes elements of punk from both sides of the pond. 12 songs of mosh pit madness, led by singer Pete Coffey. This recording from 1983 was never released in its entirety… until now! Sourced from the band’s mastertape and specially mastered for vinyl at Toxic Basement Studio. Including insert with scans of the original cassette, lyrics and liner notes. Watch the trailer HERE

Available on:

solid black vinyl limited to 200 copies

diehard seablue/green vinyl limited to 100 copies

JUNTESS “Black days: 1988-1992” gatefold 2xLP+2xCD, SHOT GUN “1994-2003: stick to old-fashioned style” gatefold 2xLP+CD and ERIEZA ROYAL & THE SUMMARY LYNCH “The unconquered – extended edition” LP out now, ASBESTOS and BRAINSTORM sold out on preorder!

Posted in Asbestos, Brainstorm, Erieza Royal & the Summary Lynch, Juntess, Shot Gun on April 20th, 2022 by foadmaster

It’s April 20th and in perfect timing on what was announced, we are glad to report that 5 x new F.O.A.D. releases are out today and 2 of them got sold out on preorder!! More specifically, JUNTESSBlack days: 1988-1992” gatefold 2xLP+2xCD, SHOT GUN1994-2003: stick to old-fashioned style” gatefold 2xLP+CD and ERIEZA ROYAL & THE SUMMARY LYNCHThe unconquered – extended edition” LP are available now (only the black vinyl version left) while ASBESTOSThe final solution….” LP and BRAINSTORMMilosevic is dead” Tape have been blown away in no-time with preorders, as always thanks to all you maniacs for the great support and attention on what we are putting out every month.  Keep an eye on the F.O.A.D. news in the times to come because we are making up for the backlog of the second half of the past year and we have some crazily full monthly schedules to be revealed soon.

All your preorders have been mailed already and updated with tracking numbers, be patient and you’ll have the records in your hands soon. As mentioned before, we still have copies of JUNTESS, SHOT GUN and ERIEZA ROYAL & THE SUMMARY LYNCH on black vinyl, they’re going quickly and there aren’t many left, so if you still haven’t got them, this is the last chance from us otherwise you can try through our usual distributors worldwide.

More in detail:

JUNTESS “Black days: 1988-1992” gatefold 2xLP+2xCD (F.O.A.D. 265)

Black days 1988-1992: complete singles, demo and live collection“. Combining the best elements of classic Japanese Hardcore with a scorching Metal-infused guitar work as well as a solid rocking vibe, JUNTESS stands as one of the most underrated bands of the late ’80s to early ’90s wave of Tokyo HC. This ultra exhaustive anthology finally makes justice to the quality and originality of their music, collecting all their existing recordings: singles, compilation tracks, the rare “not for sale” demo 1989 and a very complete selection of live material, except the album “Under the red moon” that was already reissued on F.O.A.D. in 2017. A maniacal collection that reconstructs their history from the very first days to the final show: 1988 to 1992. Double LP + 2x extra bonus CDs, for a total of 86 SONGS! Comes in a thick gatefold jacket with OBI strip and 12 page full colored booklet with rare photos, flyers, biographical notes and scans of their complete discography. Detailed contents: “Knells for the past” 7″, “You were free” 7″, Split 7″ with Doctor and the Crippens, “Not for sale” studio/live tape, songs from “The bottom rise up to the top” v.a. flexi 8″, songs from “Kakumei – best run fast” v.a. LP, songs from “Kiss my ass” v.a. tape, songs from “Office L.M.” v.a. tape, songs from “Who’s chained up to the dogs of outrage!!” v.a. LP.  Bonus CD1: Demo and early gigs 1988-1989 / Bonus CD2: live 1991-1992 including the final show (mostly soundboard recordings). Watch the trailer HERE

Black vinyl limited to 250 copies

SHOT GUN “1994-2003: stick to old-fashioned style” gatefold 2xLP+CD (F.O.A.D. 259)

The true spirit of Sapporo City Hardcore in the ‘90s… fast, intense and raging to the bone! Their most complete discography to date (83 songs!!) compiling all their existing recordings including demos, split releases, compilation tracks, 7”s, unreleased tracks and live plus a fantastic pre-SHOT GUN studio session from their rare early band WARSAW. Furious female fronted screaming aggression delivered by veterans of the SC-HC scene (members of F.U.P., CHINPIRA, BARRICADE, SLANG and more!). This is pure no frills Hardcore the way it has to be, hard to make a comparison but on the infinite universe of Japanese bands some parts remind of Systematic Death and The Comes, and if you want to take it on an international level, Los Crudos come to mind… Double LP housed in a high glossy gatefold jacket with OBI strip + bonus CD, sticker and 16 page full coloured booklet with rare photos and scans of their entire discography. As the band says: “Stick to old-fashioned style“!!  Watch the trailer HERE

Black vinyl limited to 250 copies

ERIEZA ROYAL & THE SUMMARY LYNCH “The unconquered – extended edition” LP (F.O.A.D. 261)

All female aggro Punk attack from Tokyo produced by Atsuo (BORIS)! Straightforward all girl crude Punk starring the eclectic force of Erieza Royal, previously in 穴奴隷 (Ana Do Rei), Ecodamned and many other bands! This LP comprises their rabid Hardcore Punk oriented “The unconquered” EP with an unreleased bonus track plus the 2018 tour EP leaning more towards poppy Punk Rock territories in a Japanese way. Both recordings have never been released on vinyl to date. Quoting Atsuo (BORIS) himself: “Many years have passed since I met ERIEZA ROYAL & The Summary Lynch. I have helped them with recording, mixing, designing, etc. Erieza is also known as a feminist. This is how a woman and a man were able to create a wonderful work together. I think we could present new possibilities for the future. I hope that their overflowing love and power will reach the world“. Recommended to fans of Kyah, The Nurse, Nickey And The Warriors, MNK Project…  Watch the trailer HERE

Black vinyl limited to 150 copies

New FOAD releases:  ASBESTOS, JUNTESS, SHOT GUN, ERIEZA ROYAL & THE SUMMARY LYNCH, BRAINSTORM: preorders start NOW!

Posted in Releases on April 4th, 2022 by foadmaster

No long introductions this time, what needs to be said is that after a very complicated period this month we’re back being perfectly on time with our schedule and there are 5 new releases to be announced, so we’ll rather leave room to the detailed description of each of them.

What we’re going to introduce is a full blown Japanese hardcore attack with 4 incredible bands ranging from the late 80s to the present day plus a thrashing punk gem from Serbia on cassette, that brings our “F.O.A.D. on tape” brand back to action after a long hiatus. So check this out: ASBESTOSThe final solution….” LP, JUNTESSBlack days: 1988-1992” gatefold 2xLP+2xCD, SHOT GUN1994-2003: stick to old-fashioned style” gatefold 2xLP+CD, ERIEZA ROYAL & THE SUMMARY LYNCHThe unconquered – extended edition” LP and BRAINSTORMMilošević is dead” Tape are all available for preorders via scareystore.com !!

All of these will be premiered at the Record Planet mega record & CD fair (world’s biggest record fair) taking place in his new home at the Brabanthallen in Den Bosch, Holland on April 9-10… if you’re planning to come there make sure to visit our stall (number 128) and if you want to reserve our new releases or any item from scareystore.com don’t hesitate to write us here: foadrecords@gmail.com and send us the list of what you’d like to pick up at the fair. Back to our new releases: we’ll start to pack and ship them as soon as we’ll be back from the above mentioned event, the official out now date has been set for April 20th. As usual we strongly recommend you to act fast if you want to catch the ltd. diehard versions on splatter vinyl as they’ll certainly go very quickly!

More in detail about each release:

ASBESTOS “The final solution….” LP (F.O.A.D. 264)

Official reissue of the classic, ultra rare debut full length (1989) by this long time running metallic Hardcore cult from Japan! A faithful reproduction made exactly as the 1st pressing that was originally released in few hundred copies and quickly became a rarity sought after by collectors and sold at insane prices. Includes lyric sheet, foldout double sided poster, sticker and to respect the F.O.A.D. tradition we also added an OBI strip! Quoting Doom, Discharge, Chaos U.K., Disorder, Crucifix and Conflict as their influences on this album, ASBESTOS were actually one of the first Japanese HC bands to introduce Crustcore elements in their sound incorporating them with powerful Metal/Punk riffs creating a dark, catastrophic mood all of their own. Audio taken from the best sounding sources in existence and cleverly remastered for vinyl at Toxic Basement Studio. Watch the trailer HERE

Available in two different versions:

Diehard splatter gray on coke bottle green vinyl limited to 150 copies

Black vinyl limited to 250 copies

JUNTESS “Black days: 1988-1992” gatefold 2xLP+2xCD (F.O.A.D. 265)

Black days 1988-1992: complete singles, demo and live collection“. Combining the best elements of classic Japanese Hardcore with a scorching Metal-infused guitar work as well as a solid rocking vibe, JUNTESS stands as one of the most underrated bands of the late ’80s to early ’90s wave of Tokyo HC. This ultra exhaustive anthology finally makes justice to the quality and originality of their music, collecting all their existing recordings: singles, compilation tracks, the rare “not for sale” demo 1989 and a very complete selection of live material, except the album “Under the red moon” that was already reissued on F.O.A.D. in 2017. A maniacal collection that reconstructs their history from the very first days to the final show: 1988 to 1992. Double LP + 2x extra bonus CDs, for a total of 86 SONGS! Comes in a thick gatefold jacket with OBI strip and 12 page full colored booklet with rare photos, flyers, biographical notes and scans of their complete discography. Detailed contents: “Knells for the past” 7″, “You were free” 7″, Split 7″ with Doctor and the Crippens, “Not for sale” studio/live tape, songs from “The bottom rise up to the top” v.a. flexi 8″, songs from “Kakumei – best run fast” v.a. LP, songs from “Kiss my ass” v.a. tape, songs from “Office L.M.” v.a. tape, songs from “Who’s chained up to the dogs of outrage!!” v.a. LP.  Bonus CD1: Demo and early gigs 1988-1989 / Bonus CD2: live 1991-1992 including the final show (mostly soundboard recordings). Watch the trailer HERE

Available in two different versions:

Diehard splatter yellow on purple vinyl limited to 150 copies

Black vinyl limited to 250 copies

SHOT GUN “1994-2003: stick to old-fashioned style” gatefold 2xLP+CD (F.O.A.D. 259)

The true spirit of Sapporo City Hardcore in the ‘90s… fast, intense and raging to the bone! Their most complete discography to date (83 songs!!) compiling all their existing recordings including demos, split releases, compilation tracks, 7”s, unreleased tracks and live plus a fantastic pre-SHOT GUN studio session from their rare early band WARSAW. Furious female fronted screaming aggression delivered by veterans of the SC-HC scene (members of F.U.P., CHINPIRA, BARRICADE, SLANG and more!). This is pure no frills Hardcore the way it has to be, hard to make a comparison but on the infinite universe of Japanese bands some parts remind of Systematic Death and The Comes, and if you want to take it on an international level, Los Crudos come to mind… Double LP housed in a high glossy gatefold jacket with OBI strip + bonus CD, sticker and 16 page full coloured booklet with rare photos and scans of their entire discography. As the band says: “Stick to old-fashioned style“!!  Watch the trailer HERE

Available in two different versions:

Diehard splatter black on magenta vinyl limited to 150 copies

Black vinyl limited to 250 copies

ERIEZA ROYAL & THE SUMMARY LYNCH “The unconquered – extended edition” LP (F.O.A.D. 261)

All female aggro Punk attack from Tokyo produced by Atsuo (BORIS)! Straightforward all girl crude Punk starring the eclectic force of Erieza Royal, previously in 穴奴隷 (Ana Do Rei), Ecodamned and many other bands! This LP comprises their rabid Hardcore Punk oriented “The unconquered” EP with an unreleased bonus track plus the 2018 tour EP leaning more towards poppy Punk Rock territories in a Japanese way. Both recordings have never been released on vinyl to date. Quoting Atsuo (BORIS) himself: “Many years have passed since I met ERIEZA ROYAL & The Summary Lynch. I have helped them with recording, mixing, designing, etc. Erieza is also known as a feminist. This is how a woman and a man were able to create a wonderful work together. I think we could present new possibilities for the future. I hope that their overflowing love and power will reach the world“. Recommended to fans of Kyah, The Nurse, Nickey And The Warriors, MNK Project…  Watch the trailer HERE

Available in two different versions:

Marble grey vinyl limited to 150 copies

Black vinyl limited to 150 copies

BRAINSTORM “Milošević is dead” Tape (F.O.A.D. on tape #22)

Official reissue on tape of the extremely scarce LP released in 1995 (only 100 pressed)! Political Hardcore from Belgrade, former Yugoslavia, strongly influenced by 80’s UK Punk and Earache/Manic Ears styled Britcore… BRAINSTORM was totally devoted to that formula, delivering a manic raw barrage of grinding HC with a massive dose of riff-oriented Thrashcore catchiness. For fans of DOOM, UNSEEN TERROR, DEVIATED INSTINCT, HERESY, ELECTRO HIPPIES and other pioneers of that scene. Just as on the original album, side A includes studio/live tracks from 1995 and Side B features the legendary “Only The Dead See The End Of War” – Studio / Live demo 1989. Their lyrics were strongly anti-war and anti-government and have been written through those critical years when the ex-YU territories were plagued by what has been one of the most horrible conflicts in Europe after WW2, sadly still very real and harsh when applied to what’s happening again today. Pro-printed silk screened tapes with full colored jcard, strictly limited to 100 copies!  Watch the trailer HERE