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Agnostic Front - Victim In Pain (Used LP)

Agnostic Front - Victim In Pain (Used LP)

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Fantastic debut album from Agnostic Front! 1986 2nd, remastered press promo copy in excellent condition!

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Agnostic Front's seminal debut, Victim in Pain, arguably remains the ultimate document of the New York hardcore scene -- an early-'80s movement which coincided with some of the most dire social and political crises ever to afflict the metropolis. By taking the rudiments of punk, then injecting enough energy and rage to elevate them to an entirely new level of primal aggression, Agnostic Front's piece de resistance ultimately succeeds because it transcends musical art form to create protest rock not necessarily at its most lucid, but definitely at its most visceral. With 11 tracks clocking in at a mere 15 and a half minutes, Victim in Pain is also a five-round knockout in the most literal terms; from the 45-second blast of the title track through to the last agonized strains of "With Time," there's barely a chance to breathe, much less put up a fight in your defense. Hardcore anthems all, "Blind Justice," "United and Strong," "Power," "Society Sucker," and "Your Mistake" were literal calls to arms for New York City's disenfranchised youth, who faithfully trekked down on a weekly basis to CBGB's legendary Sunday hardcore matinees. Listen closely to these cuts and you can almost hear the hallowed Bowery venue's dilapidated walls sweat, blister, and peel from the onslaught. Also of note from a purely sonic perspective, Victim in Pain is almost entirely rooted in '70s punk rock and the hardcore teachings of similar scenes in L.A. and D.C. -- unlike latter Agnostic Front efforts, which incorporated elements of speed metal in an extreme style known as crossover.

-AllMusic

Tracklist

A1 Victim In Pain
A2 Remind Them
A3 Blind Justice
A4 Last Warning
A5 United & Strong
A6 Power
B1 Hiding Inside
B2 Fascist Attitude
B3 Society Suckers
B4 Your Mistake
B5 With Time

 

Original Release Year: 1984

Label: Combat Core

Catalog #: 88561-8046-1

Format: 12" Vinyl LP

Vinyl Color: Black

Condition: Used - Cover has some light wear, hype sticker has been partially peeled, promo stamp on back cover has been scratched out with pen. Vinyl looks like new. Includes original printed inner sleeve in excellent shape. Image shown above is the actual item you will receive.

Vinyl: NM

Cover: VG+


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