UNCANNY’s The Path of Flesh 7″ Now Available Through Dark Descent Records

Formed  in 1990, Sweden’s Uncanny was an early progenitor of the Swedish death  metal scene.  After a couple demos, a split and an oft-overlooked  full-length in 1994, Uncanny faced an untimely and unfortunate demise. Eighteen years after their lone debut, Splenium for Nyktophobia,  Uncanny returns with two brand new tracks featured on this 7″.  This is  not a reformation without merit.   “Creation’s Tomb” and “The Path of  Flesh” are authentic slabs of death metal done the old way.

This 7″ has three editions.  Black vinyl version with matte finish glue  pocket and insert, the green vinyl version which is exclusive to the  UK’s Me Saco Un Ojo Records and the white vinyl version exclusive to  Dark Descent Records.  Cover art was skillfully provided by Rafał  Kruszyk.

“The Path of Flesh.” is now streaming online at this location

Jens Törnroos – Vocals
Fredrik Norrman – Guitars
Kennet Englund – Drums
Johan Jansson – Guitars
Mattias Norrman – Bass

UNCANNY released  two demos (1991’s Transportation to the Uncanny and 1992’s Nyktalgia), a split release in 1993 with ANCIENT RITES  and one full-length in 1994 titled Splenium For Nyktophobia. In 2011, Dark Descent Records released all one and a half hours of this classic-era Swedish death  metal together on one double-disc package. Like the limited run 3LP Uncanny box set  released by The Crypt in 2010, this 2CD is titled MCMXCI –  MCMXCIV and features original artwork from Splenium For Nyktophobia as well as artwork from the demo era.

MCMXCI – MCMXCIV is as near a perfect document of Sweden’s legendarily fertile death metal scene as you’re going to get in 2011; an unfuckwithable memorium to one of the country’s best bands who never ‘made it’ to levels of their peers, the mighty Uncanny… Consider this a must-purchase release if your tastes even BEGIN to bend towards the dead heavy, dead evil DEATH METAL. Rating: A (rrrrrrrrrgh) + – Metal Army America

…a must have for collectors. 9.5/10 – Queens Of Steel

…the golden age of Swedish Death Metal. – Heavyhardes.com


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