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THE OBSESSED Announce Reissue Of Legendary Self-Titled Debut Album & Concrete Cancer Demo

Originally released in 1990 and out of print for almost two decades, the now legendary debut album from Doom godfathers THE OBSESSED will once again see the light of day in multiple deluxe formats. Now completely remastered with previously unreleased bonus tracks, including the highly sought-after Concrete Cancer Demo, expanded artwork, never-before-seen photos and extended liner notes from frontman Scott “Wino” Weinrich, this is the definitive edition of THE OBSESSED’s Self-Titled debut, a true piece of Doom history!

Frontman Scott “Wino” Weinrich commented: “This record defines the passion, the pureness and vibrancy of youth, and the fierce love, loyalty and dedication to this music. I am happy and proud it lives once again! Thanks to all who believe, Wino.”

Listen to the remastered version of “The Way She Fly” now via YouTube AT THIS LOCATION.

The Self-Titled Deluxe 2CD includes a bonus disc containing THE OBSESSED’s highly sought-after and previously unreleased 4 track Concrete Cancer Demo from 1984 and a full live set from 1985 in Washington, D.C, both fully remastered!

THE OBSESSED’s Self-Titled reissue is due out November 17th on 2xCD/LP/2xLP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical bundles and digital pre-orders are available via Relapse Records HERE and streaming services AT THIS LOCATION.

SacredTHE OBSESSED’s first album in over 20 years, is available now worldwide on CD/LP/DLX. 2xLP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical order and bundles are available via Relapse.com HERE and digital downloads can be ordered by Bandcamp AT THIS LOCATION.

Additionally, THE OBSESSED kick off their US Fall Tour next week on September 27 in Asheville, NC and ending October 27 in Baltimore, MD. Direct support will be provided by Cobalt and Iron Tongue on select dates. The band has also announced additional US Winter tour dates with Clutch and Devin Townsend Project. A full list of tour dates is available below.


The Obsessed (Reissue) Tracklisting:

1. Tombstone Highway
2. The Way She Fly
3. Forever Midnight
4. Ground Out
5. Fear Child
6. Freedom
7. Red Disaster
8. Inner Turmoil
9. River of Soul
10. Concrete Cancer (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
11. Feelingz (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
12. Mental Kingdom (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
13. Hiding Masque (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
14. Ground Out – Feelingz (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
15. Concrete Cancer (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
16. No Blame (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
17. Mental Kingdom (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
18. Tombstone Highway (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
19. Iron and Stone (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
20. Rivers of Soul (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
21. Sittin on a Grave (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
22. Freedom (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
23. Indestroy – Kill Ugly Naked (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)

Concrete Cancer Demo Tracklisting:

1. Concrete Cancer (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
2. Feelingz (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
3. Mental Kingdom (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
4. Hiding Masque (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)

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