The Aftermath (Dystopia album)

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The Aftermath
Dystopia aftermath.jpg
Studio album by Dystopia
Released 1999
Recorded 1995–98
Genre Sludge metal, crust punk
Length 69:52
Label Life Is Abuse
Dystopia chronology
Backstabber
(1997)
The Aftermath
(1999)
Dystopia
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Aftermath is the second album by Dystopia. It was originally released in 1999 as a four-track LP on Life Is Abuse Records, and as a 13-track CD featuring additional songs from their splits with Skaven and Suffering Luna, the Backstabber EP, and one unreleased cover, on Life Is Abuse Records, Misanthropic Records and Crawlspace Records. The final song, "Cosmetic Plague", begins near the end of track 12, and is a Rudimentary Peni cover. The LP version contains tracks 1–4 on side A and has an etching on side B.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Population Birth Control" – 5:48
  2. "Father's Gun" – 2:26
  3. "Self Defeating Prophecy" – 5:20
  4. "Sleep" – 6:05
  5. "Socialized Death Sentence" – 3:09
  6. "Backstabber" – 2:12
  7. "They Live" – 2:39
  8. "Anger Brought by Disease" – 2:50
  9. "Jarhead Fertilizer" – 3:44
  10. "Taste Your Own Medicine" – 1:50
  11. "Instrumental" – 3:12
  12. "Diary of a Battered Child" – 30:37

Notes[edit]

  • Tracks 1–4 originally appeared on the vinyl version of The Aftermath.
  • Tracks 5–7 originally appeared on the Backstabber EP.
  • Tracks 8–11 originally appeared on the split with Skaven.
  • Track 12 originally appeared on the split with Suffering Luna.
  • Track 13 was a ghost track.

Personnel[edit]

  • Steve McCurry – album cover

References[edit]