180 gram double vinyl version! Stoughton gatefold jacket, 20 page bound in 12"X12" book + printed inner-sleeves. Another meticulously packaged vinyl release from the masters of the craft! Without question one of the most'supernal releases in the history of the label.
The classic first recordings of High On Fire remastered and restored! Contains the bands very first demo + the legendary debut album: "the Art of Self Defense". and the 2 songs from the AOSD bonus 7". All 11 triumphant tracks sonically enhanced by Brad Boatright (mastering engineer of Sleeps' Dopesmoker). This entire project was given the full blessing by the band. Our intent was to forge the ultimate t'stament to this monumental album. An essential documentation of one of the best bands of our time.
The Art of Self Defense Track Listing:
01. Baghdad 02. 10,000 Years 03. Blood From Zion 04. Last 05. Fireface 06. Master of Fists
Bonus 7? Tracks (2001)
07. Steel Shoe 08. The Usurper (Celtic Frost cover)
Self-Titled Demo (1999)
09. Blood From Zion 10. 10,000 Years 11. Master of Fists
Personnel on all tracks:
Matt Pike: Guitars + Vocals Des Kensel: Drums George Rice: Bass