Anal Cunt
The Old Testament
Style: Grind Core
Release date: 22 November, 2011
Playing time: 2 1/2 gruelling hours!

I always loved Anal Cunt for their band name alone. The sheer provocation, the blatant double profanity, the fuck-you to tight-up America is just wonderful. And there was this song title I always liked: The Internet is Gay. I mean...that is hilarious!

But now I'm in the fix. I've said yes to reviewing the last authorized release from Anal Cunt, 'The Old Testament', a collection of material from the first four years of the band's existence, put together by the now deceased frontman Seth Putnam. You've got demos, EP's, extremely low-quality live material, split releases and other odd recordings.

This is officially the first time I listen to more than two Anal Cunt songs in a row, let alone more than two hours of Anal Cunt songs! Let me share this with those of you who haven't tried it on your own body: It's too much. No, listen, it's too MUCH! It's noise, noise and more noise. Desperate, nauseating, panic-inducing NOISE.

The only light in the dark are the funny little instances of acoustic pieces, pop and boogie parodies and what-not - the rest is really just one big mass of sonic rape. And then there's of course the song entitled Boy George. Ha!

Anal Cunt, the most fantastic band name in history, but hardly music. My ears are bleeding.

No way! It's too long!



Label: Relapse Records
Distribution: Target (Denmark)
Artwork rating: 70/100
Reviewed by: Thomas Nielsen
Date: 1 February, 2012
Website: Anal Cunt@MySpace