Metal Mad Man

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Metal Mad Man
Metal Mad Man.jpg
Studio album by Merzbow
Released 1992 (1992)
Recorded 1 August 1991 – 19 May 1992
Genre Noise
Length 62:41
Label Stinky Horse Fuck
Producer Masami Akita
Merzbow chronology
Dutch Tour 1989
(1992)Dutch Tour 19891992
Metal Mad Man
Recycled Music
(1992)Recycled Music1992

Metal Mad Man is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.[1] It features studio remixed excerpts from live performances. An unremixed excerpt from the Konjung Art Exhibition performance was included on the Oh! Moro Volume 5 video (1992 ○か×).

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Live De-Composition from Tajima" 32:19
2. "Metalmadman 1" 14:14
Total length: 46:33
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "G.B.A" 9:01
2. "Excerpt from Live at Konjung Art Exhibition" 7:07
Total length: 16:08


  • "Live De-Composition from Tajima" original recorded live at Gym, Ex-Hatsko Kosan Elementary School Camp in Tajima, Art and Performance Festival, Tajima, Fukushima, 26 August 1991. Remix at ZSF Produkt Studio, 27 May 1992.
  • "Metalmadman 1" live at 20000V, Koenji, Tokyo, 19 May 1992. Remix at ZSF Produkt, 28 May 1992.
  • "G.B.A" recorded at ZSF Produkt Studio, 24 September 1991.
  • "Excerpt from Live at Konjung Art Exhibition" live at Konjung, Korea, 1 August 1991. Original recorded on 8mm video. Remix at ZSF Produkt, 27 May 1992.


  • Masami Akita – noise, de-composition, remix
  • Reiko Azuma – bass on "Metalmadman 1", voice on "G.B.A", bowed instruments on "Excerpt from Live at Konjung Art Exhibition"
  • Tetsuo Sakaibara – electrodrums on "Live De-Composition from Tajima", performance on "Metalmadman 1"
  • Shohei Iwasaki – original recording on "Excerpt from Live at Konjung Art Exhibition"


  1. ^ "Merzbow - Metal Mad Man (Cassette)". Discogs. Retrieved 14 December 2012.