Asphyx - Last One On Earth

8.4 | 134 votes |
Release date: October 1992
Style: Death metal


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01. M.S. Bismarck
02. The Krusher
03. Serenade In Lead
04. Last One On Earth
05. The Incarnation Of Lust
06. Streams Of Ancient Wisdom
07. Food For The Ignorant
08. Asphyx (Forgotten War)

2006 Century Media Records Limited black disc collector's re-issue bonus tracks:
[Crush The Cenotaph EP]
09. Crush The Cenotaph
10. Rite Of Shades
11. The Krusher
12. Evocation [live]
13. Wasteland Of Terror [live]
[Asphyx '91 promo]
14. The Sickening Dwell [demo]
15. Conjuration Of Choronzon [(Evocation) demo version]
16. Diabolical Existence [demo]

Additional info
Recorded and mixed at Harrow Studios, Holland 1992 - all bass parts played by Ron Van Pol.
Martin Van Drunen recorded the vocals alone in the studio without realizing he was already booted from the band. The vocals were intended to be recorded by Ron Van Pol. However the other members of Asphyx thought the vocal track was fine with Martin singing so it was kept (the lyrics to be sung by Van Pol were yet to be written so Van Drunen's lyrics were kept as well).

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Last One on Earth is a "krushing" release, simply put. That meaty Asphyx logo on the cover should be developed into one single iron brand; to be rightfully stamped onto the center of each and every death-doom metal release's jewel case (preferably stamped on by the pupil-less "last one on earth" himself). It would be an appropriate way to remind listeners of the origin of the definitive death-doom metal tone.

published 17.03.2012 | Comments (3)

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16.08.2012 - 23:06
Rating: 7
At first I thought this was awesome, but now... it's a good album but its greatness wears off quickly...
In that case, man is only air as well.
04.01.2013 - 23:08
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Crushing riffs, awesome vocals as always from Drunen.
17.11.2013 - 01:52
Last One On Earth...Dear fucking lord, that main riff is heavy is enough to rip apart spacetime.
Hello, my name is Mr......Snrub and I think it would be a capital idea to invest the money back in the nuclear plant.

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