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2 VERY LAST COPIES FOUND OF THIS OLD HHR RELEASE: Long awaited debut mini album with six new Dirty Black Thrashing Speed Metal songs from down under. Up front raw production with no bullshit just real heavy fucking metal certain to be added to your list of Australia's finest. For those who discovered the brilliance of newer old school bands like TOXIC HOLOCAUST and/or crave the sound of real fucking metal from over 20 years ago, this is for you! You won't escape TRENCH HELL's hammer!!!
FOR FANS OF: Running Wild (early), Assassin, Celtic Frost, Destruction, Gospel of the Horns, Destroyer 666
SOD #28 (review)
"Thrashing Speed Metal from the land of kangaroos and Mad Max, Southern Cross Ripper is a breath of fresh air for those choking on the pollution of the Thrash Metal copy band resurgence. Fans of old Hobbs Angel Of Death and Destruction will feel right at home banging their heads to tracks like "Armoured Fist", "Morbid Crimes" and "Last Rites". This is Thrash Metal from the heart, and infectious as a dirty needle at a gay whorehouse, so sit back and prepare yourself for Trench Hell! (DH)"
REVIEW FROM VOICES FROM THE DARKSIDE ZINE:
"What a filthy treat, a true surprise. The sad fact of the matter is, ever since the retro craze began, hardly any band has reproduced the 80s vibe convincingly, not even bands who paved the groundwork for that special sound. TRENCH HELL is different. Haling from Australia, home of SADISTIK EXEKUTION, THE WIZAR'D, MORTAL SIN, and so many others, they've done their country men proud. "Southern Cross Ripper" is an EP showcasing 80s Metal worship at its finest. Elements of the finest bands that magical decade produced are observable such as HELLHAMMER, VENOM, DESTRUCTION and BULLDOZER. Clocking out at twenty two minutes, this EP is a short one, as EPs should be. Rest assured, this band gets it."
1) Intro / Night Stalker 02:07
2) Southern Cross Ripper 03:27
3) Armoured Fist 04:38
4) Morbid Crimes 03:17
5) Last Rites 04:49
6) Infernal Screaming 03:12
Total playing time 21:30