Monday 18 January 2016

Fistula/Ratstab - "Toxicology Report" Split 7inch (Review)

By: Chris Bull

Album Type: Split 7inch
Date Released: 15/01/2016
Label: Against All Odds Productions

“Toxicology Report” Split 7inch//DD track listing:

1). Fistula – “Milf INRI”
2). Ratstab – Wired Shut”
3). Ratstab – “Oil Bloodstream”
4). Ratstab – “Derek’s Don’t Run”
5). Ratstab –  “Slaughterhouse”

The Review:

When Fistula are involved in something, you can count me in! This time, the enigmatic Against All Odds Productions are rereleasing their split with Ratstab titled 'Toxicology Report' on a beautiful clear purple 7 inch vinyl. With some tracks originally recorded over 2 years ago, AAOP are making it available for the first time!

Fistula's contribution, 'Milf INRI' is the type of turgid filth we've come to know and love from them, scuzzy and downright nasty in its tone and delivery. Vocalist Dan Harrington spews his venomous bile all over the place while Corey Bing and Co keep the sludgy/grinding rhythm. As usual with Fistula, we get samples laid over the top, this time about vaginal trauma with a crucifix... Ratstab prefer to keep things short and sweet with their half, 4 tracks at just under or just over a minute starting with 'Wired Shut'. Clearly pissing in the same alley as Fistula, it starts slow for a moment before the chaotic spazzcore dives in throwing bony elbows and knees towards your face. 'Oil Bloodstream' and 'Dereks Don't Run' fly past like a piss filled beer bottle hurtled at your head before 'Slaughterhouse' is diligently smashed into a bloody pulp in a drunken frenzy.

If you don't have this, buy the fucking record! You owe it to yourself. If you don't buy it, both bands will shit on your doorstep.

“Toxicology Report” is available here

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