In 1985 YDI followed up A Place In The Sun with The Black Dust LP. Many people were turned off by the slower tempos, longer songs, and even more metallic overtones (mainly in their manner of dress) of YDI at this time. Everything that made YDI and A Place In The Sun so potent are still present on Black Dust, the rage, the skronky wonky guitar tones, and most importantly, the animalistic voice of Jackal. Black Dust is a an arduous beating with a blunt instrument, a beating you've had coming for a long time. Just take it like a man.
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That cover is rough.
Vicious band. Thanks so much for sharing this.
Well..........I prolly have had it coming for a long time. So uhhh, thanks?
Dope blog!! I will come here often.
This and that We the Living ep are my favorite punk rock records you've put up lately. I didn't want to be a total leech and repost it but I really like them so I linked through to your post.Hope you don't mind.
How was the Halloween show?..Troy
I'm working on some Crow and Muga button designs,is that what you're looking for?????
Troy, go ahead and repost stuff if you want, just give me a mention. Crow, yeah. Don't know Muga beyond their contribution to the Japanese Assault comp. Mainly looking for Confuse, Kuro, Gai, GISM, Coward, Gas Mask, Tranquilizer, The Comes, Zouo....
Oh, and The Halloween show was great. Asunder and Corrupted crushed. We were okay as well. Lot's of people, lots of costumes.
Currently taking it like a man, sir.
Sure man, I didn't repost,I just gave a link so they would get it right from you.Like I said,that YDI stuff is kick ass.
It's at the bottom of the Samhain post. I saw Corrupted 8 years ago when I lived on Elm St. in the Long Beach. I think it was at the Troubador but I could be mistaken,maybe it was at Koo's in Santa Ana.
I actually haven't heard anything since I got Llenandose de Gusanos but I would love to see them again. That's the problem with all the great Japanese band,they don't really hit the East so often. the only one I can think of that has is Coffins. Mostly,I'm shit out of luck when it comes to that. Amebix is playing Boston for $15, I'll kill a fucker to get in that door........................Troy
Lots of Costumes......YYEEEEEEAAAHH
this band is most rule!!!!! thanks Aesop
Whoa, Corrupted! Now that's one cool band.
Freaky YDI cover artwork. Kinda like Eddie Iron Maiden coem to live crossed with the Joker from Batman.
YDI are actually playing shows again in and around Philly.
Does that mean I could get that YDI t shirt I have wanted forever?
i'll look into that for ya but i do not remember seeing any swag...
but i do not remember much these days
"don't" remember much.... see i can't even remember to type or spell correctly....
holy shit, this album is fucking savage! thanks man! love the blog, i check it daily and have shown it to even my non metal/punk listening friends!
hails from arlington VA!!!!
thank you for this savage fucking album! killer!
hails from arlington VA!
This is a pretty awesome & original slab & really has me wondering why YDI never really appeared on my radar. Thanks for this. After looking what's out there YDI-wise I see this getting quite the bagging on at least one other blog that I kinda trust - or at least used to.... glad I read about it on yours first.
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