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Mutilator 'Immortal Force' Classic Album From '97 Now Reissued On CD/LP



Since this is an old classic album I see no point in reviewing it as it would get kinda hard to do so.
Those who know Mutilator will love it and those who are unfamiliar with 'em should check out a piece of metal history.

Greyhaze Records has reissued Immortal Force, the classic 1987 album from Brazilian thrashers MUTILATOR.  Originally released by Brazil's Cogumelo Records, the album has been given the Greyhaze treatment with restored/remastered audio; faithful reproduction of the original LP jacket, featuring foil on the band's logo and album title (as in the original); original insert; and a poster to boot! The album is available on CD, as well as on black and white vinyl LP formats. Also available from Greyhaze is the Test Pressing LP (10 units) and original mint copies of the 1987 Cogumelo pressing (15 units).
Order Immortal Force digitally (and/or stream it) at: https://greyhazerecords.bandcamp.com/album/immortal-force

CD/Vinyl Order: http://store.greyhazerecords.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=464

Mutilator was one of the most representative and influential bands of the Brazilian Heavy Metal scene in the 80′s and 90′s. The band released only two LPs, but these two albums are still considered true references for all who listen to heavy music in the world.
The band started out in 1985, using the name Desaster. When Sílvio SDN came in, they renamed the band as Mutilator. The first demo was recorded, and it led them to the Warfare Noise I compilation, released in 1986, which also featured the bands Chakal, Sarcófago and Holocausto. This was a very important compilation for the promotion of the Heavy Metal scene of the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais, who had already yielded such bands as Sepultura and Overdose.

In 1987, Sílvio SDN left the band. The band then recorded its first LP, Immortal Force, in which they produced a vigorous Death/Thrash Metal, deeply influenced by Slayer, Possessed and Bathory. The album, which is considered a classic release today, has been fully remastered, and contains new artwork and the songs from the band’s first demo, previously released only in the LP Lost Tapes of Cogumelo, in 1990.

In 1988, the band recorded the LP Into the Strange, with a different line-up, and a new direction that headed towards a more Thrashy Metal style. Though less known than its predecessor, Into the Strange is an important document when it comes to the evolution of Brazilian heavy metal. Both Mutilator albums serve as strong statements of a style that would be refined in later Brazilian Metal albums, such as Sepultura’s seminal Beneath the Remains.
Mutilator ceased to exist after the release of Into the Strange. Mutilator’s guitar player, Magoo, unfortunately passed away sometime after Mutilator’s split, putting a definitive end to this fantastic outfit.

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