Death Church

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Death Church
RP-Death Church.jpg
Studio album by Rudimentary Peni
Released 16 May 1983
Genre Punk rock, deathrock, anarcho-punk
Label Corpus Christi Records
Rudimentary Peni chronology
Farce (EP)
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

"Death Church" is the first studio album by the anarcho-punk/deathrock band Rudimentary Peni, released in 1983 on Corpus Christi Records. It was recorded and mixed at Southern Studios in April 1983, and engineered by John Loder. "Rotten to the Core" is a direct verbal attack against John Lydon and Joe Strummer, accusing them of being hypocrites.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "¼ Dead"
  2. "Blissful Myth"
  3. "The Psycho Squat"
  4. "Rotten to the Core"
  5. "Poppycock"
  6. "Cosmic Hearse"
  7. "The Cloud Song"
  8. "Vampire State Building"
  9. "Blasphemy Squad"
  10. "When You are a Martian Church"
  11. "Pig in a Blanket"
  12. "Inside"
  13. "Nothing but a Nightmare"
  14. "Flesh Crucifix"
  15. "Slimy Member"
  16. "Love is Not"
  17. "Radio Schizo"
  18. "Happy Farm"
  19. "Alice Crucifies the Paedophiles"
  20. "Army of Jesus"
  21. "Dutchmen"


  • Jon (Greville)– drums
  • Nick (Blinko) – "mouth-guitar-pen" (guitar, vocals, cover artwork)
  • Grant (Brand)– "bass-writing" (bass guitar)