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Album cover Turmion Kätilöt USCH.jpg
Studio album by Turmion Kätilöt
Released 2008
Genre Industrial metal
Length 27:05
Label Raha Records [1]
Turmion Kätilöt chronology
Pirun nyrkki

U.S.C.H! is the third studio album by the Finnish industrial metal band Turmion Kätilöt. Released June 11, 2008 for free download on Turmion Kätilöt's record label Raha Records, it consists of 10 songs. The first single from the album, Minä Määrään, was released for free download on Raha Records' website (now replaced with the free download of U.S.C.H!) on May 21, 2008. The band have announced a presale of the physical album, to be released on May 13, 2009.

U.S.C.H! stands for "Ultimate Synthetic Corrosion Helter-Skelter".
Also noticeable is that the Swedish word "usch" translates in English to "yuck" or "ew".

A few songs from the album are known from their endings, which include secret messages, like Kuolleitten laulu's "I can't take this anymore!" which correctly played says "Minä en kestä enää!", the same as "I can't take this anymore!" in Finnish. Another song like this is Destination Hades - when played backwards it says: "I want to play a game. Search the alternative endings for your U.S.C.H., and the prize will be yours! Let the hunt begin!". This hints the listeners to listen the song endings backwards.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Vuosi 2008" ("Year 2008") 2:06
2. "U.S.C.H!" (short for "Ultimate Synthetic Corrosion Helter-Skelter") 3:29
3. "Pakanamaan Kartta" ("Map of Pagan Land") 3:33
4. "Kuolleitten Laulu" ("The Song of the Dead") 1:29
5. "Paha Musta Veri" ("Evil Black Blood") 3:45
6. "Minä Määrään" ("I Rule") 3:54
7. "Destination Hades" 1:28
8. "Kuoleman Päivä" ("The Day of Death") 4:12
9. "Arise" 3:43
10. "Shuttle To Venus" (Kikka cover) 3:28


  1. ^ "Levykauppa Äx". Retrieved 2011-04-21.