Comes with a 12-page booklet featuring all lyrics + the bonus demo & live material along with the "Visions of the End" 1998 EP.
To coincide with the reissue of the band's classic "The Fire Awaits You" debut, HELLS HEADBANGERS is reissuing OCTOBER 31's celebrated second album, "Meet Thy Maker". Originally released in 1999, "Meet Thy Maker" saw DECEASED vocalist/drummer King Fowley once again command his troops onward to heavy metal glory, this time with an even darker and more epic aspect. Much of this can be credited to the addition of Kevin Lewis on rhythm guitar, allowing original guitarist Brian "Hellstorm" Williams to work his magic on lead guitar, with the lo-end anchored as always by Jim Hunter (WHILE HEAVEN WEPT, TWISTED TOWER DIRE). Capped off by an emblematic cover of SAXON's "Power And The Glory" that they nearly make their own, "Meet Thy Maker" is truly the album where OCTOBER 31 solidified their unbending, still-enduring aesthetic. With this reissue, HELLS HEADBANGERS - the new label home of OCTOBER 31 - adds 1998's Visions of the End EP along with four live/demo bonus tracks. Classic heavy metal never goes out of fashion, so time to Meet Thy Maker!
For nearly 25 years the Australian horde plays blackened thrash metal which rocks for real metalheads. Still relevant and still hungry "Call of the wild" is exactly what it says: Raise your fist, bang your head and shout "Violence is golden!" Old-school, but timeless! H.L.