SIEGE – Drop Dead LP
hardcore / power violence
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SIEGE 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION…RESTORED DEFINITIVE SOUND…WITH ORIGINAL SESSIONS’ OUTTAKES Green Opaque Wax.- – includes all the trax from the previous presses – This edition features the two bonus tracks from the 2006 reissue and the bonus track from the 2009 reissue, making this the most complete version of the release.
Siege was an American hardcore punk band from Weymouth, Massachusetts. They were active in the 1980s Boston hardcore scene from 1983 to 1985, and reunited briefly in the early 1990s.
Siege’s unprecedented level of extreme hardcore punk was some of the fastest and heaviest of its time, incorporating lightning fast tempos, chord changes, vocal delivery, and blast beats into its style, thus setting the stage for the emerging grindcore scene. And though rather short-lived and little-known during their existence, subsequent musicians have cited the group as a profound influence, including the famous British grindcore band Napalm Death and the American powerviolence band Dropdead, whose name was derived from the title of Siege’s demo of the same name.