Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses

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Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses
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Studio album by Brutal Truth
Released September 1992 (1992-09)[1]
Studio Baby Monster Studios, New York City
Genre Grindcore, Death metal
Length 45:04
Label Relativity/Earache
Producer Colin Richardson
Brutal Truth chronology
Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses
(1992)
Need to Control
(1994)

Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses is the debut full-length album by American grindcore band Brutal Truth, released in September 1992 via Earache Records.[1]

Release[edit]

Music videos were made for "Collateral Damage" (which once held the Guinness World Record for the shortest music video[2]) and "Ill Neglect".

In 2010, Earache issued a limited edition redux version on CD, containing the original album along with 11 bonus tracks from the single Ill Neglect and the Perpetual Conversion EP as well as S.O.B. cover songs and music videos.[3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[4]
Exclaim! Favourable[5]

In March 2009, Terrorizer named the album the number one American grindcore release.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Brutal Truth.

No. Title Length
1. "P.S.P.I." 0:35
2. "Birth of Ignorance" 3:29
3. "Stench of Profit" 1:22
4. "Ill-Neglect" 2:24
5. "Denial of Existence" 4:25
6. "Regression / Progression" 2:34
7. "Collateral Damage" 0:04
8. "Time" 5:58
9. "Walking Corpse" 1:40
10. "Monetary Gain" 3:26
11. "Wilt" 2:54
12. "H.O.P.E." 2:03
13. "Blockhead" 0:07
14. "Anti-Homophobe" 3:10
15. "Unjust Compromise" (hidden track starts at 10:40) 10:52

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Colin Richardson – production
  • Jim Welch – production
  • Digby Pearson – executive production
  • Garris Shipon – engineering
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brutal Truth 'Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses'". Earache.com. Earache. Retrieved January 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ "World's Shortest Album attempt by Earache rejected by Guinness World Records". Uber Rock. June 2, 2012. Retrieved May 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Brutal Truth's Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses reissued in Europe". Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. Barrie. April 6, 2010. Retrieved January 17, 2016. 
  4. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. Brutal Truth: 'Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses' > Overview at AllMusic. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  5. ^ Pratt, Greg (June 8, 2010). "Brutal Truth: Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses". Exclaim!. Toronto: Ian Danzig. ISSN 1207-6600. Retrieved January 17, 2016. 
  6. ^ Meacham, Anna (March 2009). "Criminal Records". Terrorizer. Leigh-on-Sea, England: Dark Arts (181): 45.