Persecution - Tortured Existence + bonus tracks CD



The CRYPT is honored to announce our cooperation with underrated, Australian death/thrash legends PERSECUTION to unleash for the first time ever on CD their cult 1989 demo "Tortured Existence". One of the most underrated bands from the late 80's, Persecution combine the raw classic, sound of bands like Possessed and Blood Feast with the technical edge of Kreator and Sodom, this should easily satisfy all and any fans of extreme metal! Coupled with this amazing demo will be the band's cult pre-Persecution demo "Stroke Of Death" when the band played as NO REMORSE.

The band was formed in 1987 as No Remorse. Guitarist Merm & Jezz Sauzier & Bassist Bo Remy teamed up with ex Depression Drummer Dakka to form Persecution their 1989 release Tortured Existence received much acclaim world wide & Metal Forces Magazine described Persecution as the best unsigned metal band in 1990 and sold nearly 15,000 copies.

This amazing release will be mastered from the original analog reel tapes for the best possible sound. The CD will be designed after the original 1989 demo, featuring original cover artwork, taking elements from the original layout with attention to detail, even down to the logo and typeface for a touch of nostalgia. Also included are unpublished classic band photos, flyers and brand new liner notes from original founding member Bo Remy (Dark Earth, ex-Hobbs' Angel of Death).

Limited to 1000 copies worldwide! Stay away from BOOTLEGS! – Support The Band! – Buy Official Releases!!

Persecution sound samples here: Stroke of Death sound samples here:

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  • Model: DARK73
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25lbs
  • Manufactured by: The Crypt/Dark Symphonies

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 16 November, 2016.

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