Pain of Mind

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Pain of Mind
PainOfMind2000.jpg
Studio album by Neurosis
Released 1987 (1987)
Genre Hardcore punk,[1] crust punk,[2] crossover thrash[1]
Length 37:33
Label Alchemy (1987)
Alternative Tentacles (1990, 1994)
Neurot (2000)
Producer Neurosis
Neurosis chronology
Black
(1986)
Pain of Mind
(1987)
Aberration
(1989)
Alternative Cover
The 1994 vinyl reissue cover to Pain of Mind
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars link

Pain of Mind is the debut studio album by Oakland-based band Neurosis, originally released on Alchemy Records in 1987. It was later reissued by Alternative Tentacles in 1994 and by Neurot Recordings in 2000; the 2000 reissue contains a special bonus disc that includes live tracks, live radio tracks, and demo tracks. Pennsylvanian politician Robert "Budd" Dwyer is pictured on the front cover of the 1994 vinyl release moments before he committed suicide during a televised press conference in 1987.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pain of Mind" – 3:06
  2. "Self-Taught Infection" – 3:01
  3. "Reasons to Hide" – 3:02
  4. "Black" – 4:56
  5. "Training" – 1:02
  6. "Progress" – 1:46
  7. "Stalemate" – 2:30
  8. "Bury What's Dead" – 2:06
  9. "Geneticide" – 2:34
  10. "Ingrown" – 2:23
  11. "United Sheep" – 3:06
  12. "Dominoes Fall" – 3:00
  13. "Life on Your Knees" – 2:20
  14. "Grey" – 2:41
Bonus disc on 2000 reissue
  1. "Stalemate" (live at Gilman) – 2:48
  2. "Black" (live at Gilman) – 6:10
  3. "Instrumental" (live at Gilman) – 3:12
  4. "Grey" (live at WFMU '89) – 2:39
  5. "Pollution" (live at WFMU '89) – 3:52
  6. "Life on Your Knees" (live at WFMU) – 2:50
  7. "Reasons to Hide" (first demo tape) – 3:21
  8. "Ingrown" (first demo tape) – 2:40
  9. "Pain of Mind" (first demo tape) – 3:49
  10. "Dominoes Fall" (first demo tape) – 3:17

Personnel[edit]

  • Chad "Gator Tofu" Salter: Guitars, Vocals
  • Scott "Sleepy Chico Bournemouth" Kelly: Guitars, Vocals
  • Dave Edwardson: Bass
  • Jason "The Lerching Humungous" Roeder: Drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Moffitt, Greg. "Neurosis - Times of Grace Review". BBC. Retrieved January 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ Heilman, Maxwell (September 26, 2016). "Neurosis brings post-metal back to its roots". The Chimes. Retrieved January 5, 2017.