Raw Noise>>EXTREME NOISE TERROR - UK

A Holocaust In Your Head - 1987 - Hurt
Damage 381 - 1997 - Earache
In It for Life - 1999 - Rhythm Vicar
Being And Nothing - 2001 - Candlelight
Live At The Fulham Greyhound London 1989 – 2002 – Cherry Red
Law Of Retaliation – 2008 - Osmose
Extreme Noise Terror – 2015 - Willowtip
Burladingen 1988 - 2020 - Back On Black


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Members
S= Optimum Wound Profile, Napalm Death>>Phil Vanes>>Optimum Wound Profile, Napalm Death - Death Dealers>>Dean Jones>>Death Dealers - Death Dealers>>DEAN JONES>>Death Dealers - Failed Humanity>>Adam Catchpole>>Failed Humanity – Optimum Wound Profile, Napalm Death>>Phil Vane – Gorerotted, The Rotted, Mugged Off>>BEN MCCROW>>Mugged Off

G= Ali Firouzbakht>>Failed Humanity - Pete Hurley - Cradle Of Filth, Solstice>>Gian Pyres>>Christian Death, Gorerotted – Woodie [Paul Woodfield] – Embalmer, Amputated, Desecration, Sodomized Cadaver>>OLLIE JONES>>Amputated, Desecration, Sodomized Cadaver

B= Mark Gardener - Disgust>>Lee Barrett>>Disgust, To-Mera - Ali Firouzbakht>>Failed Humanity – Bludgeon>>Butcher [Manny Cooke]>>Bludgeon, Pagan Altar - Deinonychus>>Stafford Glover>>Nine Covens, Enclosed & Silent Order, Gate Master – Amputated, Desecration, Mulch, Ghast>>Andi Morris>>Desecration, Mulch, Ghast, Funeral For A Friend

D= Doom, Deviated Instinct>>Stig [Tony Dickens]>>D.I.R.T, Annihilator, Doom - Pig Killer [Darren Olley]>>The Featherz - Drop Dead, Napalm Death, Defecation>>Mick Harris>>Defecation, Intestinal Infestation, Unseen Terror, Godflesh, Napalm Death, PainKiller, Praxis, Lull, Scorn, Solo, Hygiene, Fret, Monrella, Frequencies, Matera, Quoit, Equations Of Eternity, Terminal, The Weakener, Trace Decay, Certain Beyond All Reasonable Doubt, Clang, What Now? - Pig Killer [Darren Olley]>>The Featherz - Failed Humanity, Criminal>>Zac O' Neil>>Failed Humanity, Criminal, Guardians Of Andromeda, Agonyst, Spires - Solemn, December Moon, The Blood Divine, Cradle Of Filth>>Was Sarginson>>The Blood Divine, Deinonychus, Christian Death, Vero – Parricide, Desecration, Tigertailz, Onslaught>>MIC HOURIHAN>>Desecration, Onslaught




History & Biography
These Ipswich terrors were formed in 1985. Several members, including Phil and Darren, were vegetarians. The band's extreme hardcore/early grindcore and dual vocal approach act immediately got them a deal with Manic Ears for a split LP with Chaos UK - and that after only one gig under their belts. Shortly after the release the drummer left and was backfilled by Mick Harris later of Napalm Death. Famed DJ John Peel became interested in the band in 1987 and invited them onto his show. The result was a MLP on his Strange Fruit Records. Stick replaced Harris and the band recorded A Holocaust In Your Head for Hurt Records. It featured a cover version of We The Helpless by Japan's Kuro, which was an influence of the act. The band did another Peel Session and toured Europe and Japan. Through the Peel Sessions the band struck a friendship with KLF and did some recordings with them. When the resulting Top Of The Pops appearance got banned from BBC, KLF also boycotted the show. 1992 saw the band invited to the Brit Awards (England's music industry awards) and it was here that the band grabbed its biggest publicity yanking out machine guns and fired blanks into the audience. Safe to say the crowd panicked and the tabloids were delighted. The band continued touring in 1993 and '94, saw original drummer Pig Killer return, recruited Candlelight owner/Disgust man Lee Barrett and guitarist Ali. The band was offered and accepted a deal with Earache in 1994 and quickly re-recorded a number of older songs under the Retro-bution title before self-cover versions were big. The newer versions introduced guitar leads, which were a novelty for ENT. After a cross-Atlantic tour with Grief in 1995, which was the band's first foray into the USA, Pig Killer left (again) and former Cradle Of Filth drummer Was joined. Prior to recording Damage 381, the band recruited Napalm Death's former singer Barney. Seeing that Barney was ditched by Napalm Death, in an odd turn of events ENT singer Phil filled the slot in Napalm! When things didn't work out due to Phil's asthma and throat infection, which made him unable to sing, Phil briefly returned to ENT and Barney rejoined his old band. The band left Earache citing a lack of tour, promotion, etc. and signed with Candlelight. Late 1999 had brought reports that ENT has signed to Nuclear Blast. Being And Nothing was as 'extreme' as anything else the band has released proving that the act was consistent with its name. ENT can be heard on many compilations like The Peel Sessions, Earplugged, etc. and had an array of EPs. After last issuing a split-EP with Driller Killer on the label in 2006 Extreme Noise Terror had now signed with Osmose Productions. Another split, with Trap Them, showed up in 2008 before the band’s Osmose full-length, Law Of Retaliation. This album again featured both Jones and Vane on vocals.

Phil Vane died of a stroke in 2011. Onslaught recruited Michael Hourihan to play the drums during the band's Scream For Violence tour in 2011. Candlelight Records USA was re-releasing A Holocaust In Your Head on September 27th, 2011. Pete Hurley died in 2014. UK-based Extreme Noise Terror would release its self-titled 2015 full-length through Willowtip Records. Set for release on November 5th, the first studio album in six years had the band returning to its hardcore punk roots. Ben McCrow was now the second vocalist. Dicky Moore became the bassist in 2019. Burladingen 1988 obviously stemmed from that year, but also tagged a 1992 track. A Holocaust In Your Head - The Original Holocaust was issued in 2022 and featured the music with Mick Harris on drums.


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