Crack Up catered to both heavy and death metal fans. An early incarnation was called Rotting Misery. The debut was produced by Andy Classen. The band supported Death and Benediction for Heads Will Roll. Nuclear Blast had reported vocalist Schnetgoke as having defected to Disbelief. This was later denied by the band.
Metal Mind Productions was re-issuing the third studio album by Crack Up, Heads Will Roll, in 2012. The new digipak edition of Heads Will Roll was limited to numbered 2,000 copies. The album was remastered using, something called, tube technology and was digitally edited on a golden disc. The release date was scheduled for March, 6th.