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Release date: 4 April 1995
Style: Industrial metal, Thrash metal


7.3 | 130 votes


195 have it
11 want it

01. S.Y.L.
02. In The Rainy Season
03. Goat
04. Cod Metal King
05. Happy Camper (Carpe B.U.M.)
06. Critic
07. The Filler - Sweet City Jesus
08. Skin Me
09. Drizzlehell
10. Satan's Ice Cream Truck
11. Japan [2006 re-issue / Japanese bonus]
12. Monday [2006 re-issue bonus]
13. Exciter [Judas Priest cover] [2006 re-issue / European bonus]
+ S.Y.L. [video] [2006 re-issue bonus]

Lyrics (10)

Devin Garret Townsend - guitars, keyboards, vocals

Additonal musicians:
Jed Simon - additional guitars
Adrian White - drums
Chris Byes - drums (tracks 6, 7)
Chris Meyers - Additional keyboards
Greg Price - drum programming
Smonin' Lord Toot - drums (track 4)
Stooly and E: Val Yum - backing vocals

Additional info
Produced by Devin Townsend
Engineered by Blair Calibaba and Rod Michaels
Mixed by Devin Townsend, Greg Reely, Jason Mausa and Doctor Skinny
Mastered by Brian Gardner

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3rdWorldFuckface - 23.10.2011 at 13:39  
  Brilliant Industrial Vibe mixed with Buzzy Chainsaw Riffs and interwined with hammering industrial drumloops. Devin makes the song flows dynamic and the track listing is smartly placed to not bore the listener in any way.
Crazy lyrics and demented vocals suddenly burst out in the middle of lullaby like passages.
"S.Y.L" , "In The Rainy Season", " Happy Camper (Carpe B.U.M.) " and "Skin Me"..... are my personal favs
Unlike several good albums which start incredible and interesting and fade out in the end, this is one of those rare albums that gets more and more interesting as it progresses and "Satan's Ice Cream Truck" is sarcastic finale to this industrialized Urban beast.
The industrial beats and lack of a real drummer made me worry abt it in the beginning, but that goes well with overall structure of the album and the nature of the vocals !!
And Unlike their sophomore release which has 5 incredible singles juxtaposed between Fillers. this one is pretty consistent too. So a 9 from me.

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