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TEN YEARS OF MADNESS (Behind The Iron Curtain)

(pre-Millennium dark-industrial compilation)

ACHTUNG BABY! is proud to announce the compilation featuring our friends and comrades from all over the globe. Its main goal is to make a gift for the artists and people, who supported us in our work during the time of existence of our project.

"TEN YEARS OF MADNESS (BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN)", a special double tape (2MC) edition limited to 333 numbered copies with A5 cover and detail booklet containing a brief description for each of participants, card and other unusually inserts is OUT NOW (April, 15 1999) and was presented in the one of Russian popular underground clubs. "Ten Years of Madness" is a title of sound scroll dedicated to ten year anniversary one of the first independent projects in Russian media - ACHTUNG BABY! (1988-1998) as "ten year of idealism, addiction for strange, extreme cultures in sounds, prints and pictures" (Donna Klemm, Artware Audio, Germany) in the vein of extreme sound ideologies, death ambient-industrial claustrophoby, dark sacrifices of the ancient apocalyptic and neo-classic rituals, and strained reflexions in the Millennium' eve. 19 sound projects from 11 countries: Germany, Sweden, Italy, Britain, Japan, Australia, Belgium, Island, Serbia, Russia and USA.



The present line-up for the tape-compilation is:

FIGURA (Rus), ALONE (Ser), BLOOD AXIS (US), CAMERATA MEDIOLANENSE (It), CONTRASTATE (UK), DELPHIUM (UK), INGOSA (Ger), DISSECTING TABLE (Japan), INADE (Ger), HEISENBERG EXPERIMENT (Ger), MAEROR TRI (Ger), THE PROTAGONIST (Swe), MEGAPTERA (Swe), SANCTUM (Swe), SHINJUKU THIEF (Au), STAHLWERK 9 (Ger), HYBRYDS (B), MARIENBURG JUGEND (It), REPTILICUS (Is)

* * * tape version is not for sale, for friends and comrades only, sorry !
* * * the most of presented tracks are exclusive and previously unreleased.

The planning unique double CD version of this compilation will be finally released in June of 2000. The release line-up is subject to differ a bit from tape-version one.

The second coming of "TEN YEARS OF MADNESS..." will presented the collection of creative individual acts and personal perceptions from the environment world - some global historical processes, inner and external metamorphoses and permutations that had place to be there on the ways of human civilization' in the past and pre-Millennium decline at the late. This is not only an interesting example of innovative musical experiments in the final of 90s, but also any sort of the creative vision and sound prophets to the future in the continue of the most exciting ancient archaic-ritual sound forms development as transcendental shamanic psycho-spiritual chants, monk mantras, cathedral chorals and liturgies, on the language of own personal gods and goddesses - modern innovative technologies - talking about the past and the present for all of us.

All the tracks are absolutelly exclusive and previously unreleased except Sanctum "In Two Minds" (lmtd. ed. vinyl by CMI) !

Information for media (radio, magazines etc) : for reviewing or any other covering the material of the CDs, please mail a short description to igo_ab@mail.ru or mzr93@mail.ru and ask about promo for your review.



Tracklist::

disc A::

time: 73'56"

REUTOFF
INADE
SKROL
SOLAR SALT
MARIENBURG JUGEND
4TH SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE
FIRST LAW
SANCTUM
REPTILICUS
TURBUND STURMWERK
DISSECTING TABLE
CYCLOTIMIA
"ARCANE OF THE BOOK OF NOTIONS"
"GENIUS LOCI III"
"FALL A PREY"
"FIELDS OF DEADS"
"LICHT DER WELT"
"A TALENT FOR EVIL"
"HALLWAY VIII"
"IN TWO MINDS"
"NATIONAL HOLIDAY..."
"ARCANUM"
"IN THE SUBCONSCIOUSNESS"
"NORDLICHT"
Russia
Germany
Czechia
Russia
Italy
USA
Germany
Sweden
Iceland
Germany
Japan
Russia

disc B::

time: 75'44"

ANIMA IN FIAMME
FEVERDREAMS
DER BLUTHARSCH
BLOOD AXIS
OSTARA
ARGINE
NOVY SVET
TROUM
ATARAXIA
HYBRYDS
INFANT CYCLE
DREAM INTO DUST
LES JOYAUX DE LA PRINCESSE
AIN SOPH
STAHLWERK 9

"MICHAEL"
"-"
"-"
"MARCH OF BRIAN BORU"
"OPERATION VALKRIE"
"MOSAICO"
"SOLA ESPERANZA"
"NAVIS"
"POST NUCLEAR OBITUS"
"LAUNCH VIRUS"
"WALLS CREEP OUTWARDS"
"GHOSTS OF IMPOTENT DREAMS"
"MUSIQUE DE MACHINES"
"NEVI ETERNE"
"A LA MEMOIRE DE NOTRES PAUVRES PETITS MARTYRS"
Italy
USA
Austria
USA
Europe
Italy
Austria
Germany
Italy
Belgium
Canada
USA
France
Italy
Germany

Limited 1000 copies edition, A5 format special printed b/w booklet containing aa detail brief description and artwork for each of participants. Double CD joint edition by AB! and famous Moscow "Indiestate Distribution".
Made in Holy Mother Russia.

Achtung Baby ! (P.O.Box 2218, 344038 Rostov-on-Don, Russia /
e-mail: igo_ab@mail.ru [ mzr93@mail.ru ] / web : http://drugie.here.ru/achtung )

Promotion by Indiestate, e-mail: indiestate@mailru.com
and Tesco, Athanor, LOKI, Nuit et Broillard, Dark Vinyl, ColdSpring, Malignant, Middle Pillar, Interzone.



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ACHTUNG BABY!
Holy Mother Russia
2000.VI.12


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