Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead

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Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead
Skinless - Hurdle.JPG
Studio album by Skinless
Released June 13th, 2006
Recorded December, 2005
Genre Death metal
Length 36:40
Label Relapse Records
Producer Brett Portzer and Skinless
Skinless chronology
From Sacrifice to Survival
Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead
Only The Ruthless Remain

Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead is the fourth studio album by American death metal band Skinless. It is the first and last album to feature vocalist Jason Keyser.

The album art features first person view of somebody with a gas masked person pointing a rifle at them, perhaps even stabbing the onlooker with an attached bayonet.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jason Keyser and Noah Carpenter.

No. Title Length
1. "Overlord" 4:06
2. "A Unilateral Disgust" 4:15
3. "Deviation Will Not Be Tolerated" 5:27
4. "Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead" 4:10
5. "Spoils of the Sycophant" 3:53
6. "Endvisioned" 4:41
7. "Execution of Reason" 4:21
8. "Wicked World (Black Sabbath cover)" 5:46
Total length: 36:40


The first track, "Overlord," starts with a sample from Caesar's climactic speech from Conquest of the Planet of the Apes. The sample at the start of the next track, "A Unilateral Disgust," is from Hot Shots! Part Deux. The sample at the start of "Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead" is from Patton. The fifth sample is at the end of track seven, "Execution of Reason," which is from Mystery Science Theater 3000 - The Touch of Satan episode. The tour in support of the album included headlining the final Metal for the Brain Festival in Canberra, Australia.

Line up[edit]

  • Jason Keyser - Vocals
  • Joe Keyser - Bass
  • Noah Carpenter - Guitar
  • Bob Beaulac - Drums