Album: Concrete Sox / Heresy
Release Date: June 1987
Music Genre: Punk Rock Thrash Hardcore
Release Country: United Kingdom
Record Type: 11 Tracks Vinyl LP
Hailing from a tiny village outside Stoke-on-Trent, UK - Plasmid - as they were originally called - started as a three piece politically-themed fast hardcore punk formed by Reevsy (guitar/vocals) and his 15 year old cousin Steve, on drums.
After one Plasmid demo, they joined up with newly recruited bassist Kalv from Nottingham, playing some local shows under their newly chosen, more "metallic" moniker, Heresy. Many of the early shows were booked by local HC promoter, and later Earache founder, Dig. Influenced by Discharge and the fastest US HC bands like MDC (2), Dirty Rotten Imbeciles and especially Siege (2), Heresy were lucky to have the formidable talents of Steve on drums, though young, he put himself through a punishing daily rehearsal schedule, such that he was arguably the fastest drummer in the world when they entered the local Nottingham no-budget Pavilion Studios just before Xmas 1985 to record the "Never Healed" flexi.
With Reevsy on guitar and vocal duties,and Kalv on bass, the band laid down 6 tracks in barely a day. The flexi was released by Kalv and Dig's DIY jointly funded label (the name "Earache" (...)
|A1||Key To The Door|
|A3||Speak Siberian Or Die|
|A4||Modernisation (A New Form Of Slavery)|
|A5||Sustain The Orgy|
|B3||Visions In Fear|
Concrete Sox side recorded and mixed at Rich Bitch Studios, November 1986.
Heresy side: music recorded and mixed May 1986 at Rich Bitch, Birmingham & vocals recorded and re-mixed December 1986 also at Rich Bitch.
Printed lyric inner sleeve included.
Green sleeve version was first press.
Orange sleeve was second press.
Concrete Sox: "'Speak Siberian Or Die' is for S.O.D.".
Concrete Sox thanks "Kalv (Heresy) for playing bass on trax 1, 2, 3 & part of 4".
Heresy thanks "Reevsy (previous guitarist) for playing on this recording".
Tracks A1 to A5 music copyright Concrete Sox '86 & lyrics copyright Les '86.
Tracks B1 to B6 lyrics---Reevsy '86.
© Mosh Music.
Made in France.