Killing Joke ‎– Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions

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AG 054-1 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(2xLP, Album) Aggressive Rockproduktionen AG 054-1 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
AG 054-1, 30405415 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(2xLP, Album, Ltd) Aggressive Rockproduktionen, Noise International AG 054-1, 30405415 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
AG 054, AG 054-1, AG 054-1 SPV 08-16091 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(2xLP, TP) Aggressive Rockproduktionen, Aggressive Rockproduktionen, Aggressive Rockproduktionen AG 054, AG 054-1, AG 054-1 SPV 08-16091 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
AG 054-2 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album) Aggressive Rockproduktionen AG 054-2 UK & US 1990 Sell This Version
4828-2-U Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album) Noise (3) 4828-2-U US 1990 Sell This Version
AG 054-2 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album) Aggressive Rockproduktionen AG 054-2 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
N2-4828 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album, Club) Noise International N2-4828 US 1990 Sell This Version
AG 054-2, AG 0054-2, RTD 366.0054.2 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album, RE) Aggressive Rockproduktionen, Aggressive Rockproduktionen, Aggressive Rockproduktionen AG 054-2, AG 0054-2, RTD 366.0054.2 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
4828-4-U Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(Cass, Album) Noise International 4828-4-U US 1990 Sell This Version
VICP-107 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album) Aggressive Rockproduktionen VICP-107 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
MG 0793 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(Cass, Album, Unofficial) MG Records (2) MG 0793 Poland 1991 Sell This Version
9086-11052-2 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album, RE) Futurist (2) 9086-11052-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
none, AG 054 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(Cass, Album) Aggressive Rockproduktionen, Valentine Sound Productions none, AG 054 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
1243 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Piggymot Records 1243 Russia 1997 Sell This Version
AG 0054-2ux Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album, RE) F.A.D. Records AG 0054-2ux US 1998 Sell This Version
LETV006LP Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Gre) Let Them Eat Vinyl LETV006LP UK 2007 Sell This Version
LETV006LPR, LETV006LP Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Red) Let Them Eat Vinyl, Let Them Eat Vinyl LETV006LPR, LETV006LP UK 2007 Sell This Version
LETV006LPY, LETV006LP Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Yel) Let Them Eat Vinyl, Let Them Eat Vinyl LETV006LPY, LETV006LP UK 2007 Sell This Version
LETV006LPB, LETV006LP Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(2xLP, Ltd, RE, RM, Blu) Let Them Eat Vinyl LETV006LPB, LETV006LP UK 2007 Sell This Version
CANDLE144CD Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album + CD, Enh) Candlelight Records CANDLE144CD UK 2007 Sell This Version
CANDLE144CDSE Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album + Hybrid, DualDisc + Box, Ltd) Candlelight Records CANDLE144CDSE UK 2007 Sell This Version
CDL305CD Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album, RE + CD, Enh) Candlelight Records USA, KJ Records CDL305CD US 2007 Sell This Version
AG 054-2, AG 0054-2, RTD 366.0054.2 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(CD, Album, RE) Aggressive Rockproduktionen, Aggressive Rockproduktionen, Aggressive Rockproduktionen AG 054-2, AG 0054-2, RTD 366.0054.2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
AG 054-4, SPV 08-16094 Killing Joke Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions(Cass, Album) Aggressive Rockproduktionen, Aggressive Rockproduktionen AG 054-4, SPV 08-16094 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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flesh_tantrum

flesh_tantrum

November 5, 2018
referencing Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions, 2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Yel, LETV006LPY, LETV006LP
I don't have an original to compare this version to, but it sounds good to my ears.
My setup isn't anything amazing, but this pressing sounds good on my speakers and I didn't have to adjust for any loudness on my receiver.
I'm surprised, given that this is the same company that does those awful Back On Black pressings, since this actually sounds good to me.
zappafan1976

zappafan1976

September 4, 2016
referencing Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions, 2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Gre, LETV006LP

This album kicks all sorts of ass, and thankfully, here is a pressing that is worthy of it. A nice clear top end, a solid low end, crisp and punchy transients, and the gatefold is damn nice to look at to boot. Highly recommended.
Scrap_Iron

Scrap_Iron

November 2, 2015
referencing Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions, 2xLP, Album, AG 054-1

This is a great album and definitely a Killing Joke classic, with several great tunes on it, but I will never understand how it's supposed to having been pioneering the industrial metal style. You hardly find any electronics here, and, moreover, basic industrial metal classics such as Ministry's "The Land Of Rape And Honey" or "The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste", Nine Inch Nails' "Pretty Hate Machine" and The Young Gods' self-titled debut were already out at the time. I believe that Killing Joke's songs like "Bloodsport" or "Requiem", from their 1980 debut, were much more influential on the industrial metal genre than this album.
Butterman

Butterman

November 18, 2014
referencing Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions, 2xLP, Album, AG 054-1
Long time KJ fan since my simultaneous discovery in 1984 of S/T (Malicious Damage) 1980 and “Night Time” 1985.

After the highly dissapointing "Outside The Gate" which saw KJ disbanding (of sorts), I had pretty much given up on one of the most influencial bands of the eighties I had the pleasure of being a fan of. But with their steady and continued more commercially viable direction they seemed to be taking, coupled with Big Paul being fired and Raven quitting the outfit, I had all but given up on KJ, thinking they had in fact dissapeared forever. It wasn't until I stumbled upon "Extremities" by accident at a downtown high-end record shop that I was inspired to try my luck at this "new" KJ CD, with Raven back in the bass (while Big Paul was now replaced by Martin Atkins). I still had my doubts after "BTATS" and "Gate" but if the cover art was any indication, coupled with song titles like "Money Is Not Our God", perhaps the KJ had returned to their pre-mid-80s furious fervor and energy.

I did not expect to be so surprised in a way which would shape all my subsequent KJ opinions upon first and following listenings of "new" material. In the age when post-aggro pseudo industrial bands were adopting a more guitar orientation, as Seattle and the grunge scene was setting itself in as the mainstream of the day, KJ had to be able to proove themselves yet again against the popular emergence of their own original inspirations. With "Extremities", KJ prooved they had nothing to proove and that when left to their own devices, could be as relevant in any timeline as well as be as loud, angry, and powerful as any other band born out of what the earlier KJ had laid out for them.

Starting out the LP with three absolutely extraordinary powerful pieces ("Money Is Not Our God", "Age Of Greed", and "The Beautiful Dead"), the remainder of the album only features a couple other supreme moments in the form of the heavy slow almost hypnotically mechanical-inspired "Inside the Termite Mound", the instrumental synth interlude "Kaliyuga" (the title which would be used for a later unrelated piece from the "In Excelsis" EP) and "Struggle", a somewhat representative finale for the album, which has also become a personal favorite of mine. As it is the case with their 1982 album "Revelations", Gatherers will call me a KJ poser when I claim that "Slipstream" is the weaker piece from "Extremeties", this piece often cited as the most KJ-esque off of the album.

"Extremeties" is a grand return to their earlier sound and fevered energy after having seemingly mellowed out to the point of self-parody with their late eighties corporate record executive-driven "Outside The Gate" which left KJ without their original drummer and co-founder, Big Paul. Highly recommended for those with an interest in the band, and hear them move into the grungy 90s without following the trend.
hafler3o

hafler3o

February 20, 2009
edited over 9 years ago
referencing Extremities, Dirt And Various Repressed Emotions, CD, Album, RE, AG 054-2, AG 0054-2, RTD 366.0054.2

Recovering from the commercial 'freefall' created by the awfully sketchy 'Outside The Gate' did not start with this album, but at least the band was reforged with Martin Atkins on drums giving the group back a pulsating, dangerous edge. This release did nothing really but make ears bleed and neighbours complain. The tracks are diamond hard and as heavy as anything they've ever done before or after. Geordie's riffs and chords are frighteningly good, the lyrics are socially, politically charged and (sometimes) subtle. If you want HEAVIOSITY you will find it here, the production isn't great but kind of adds to the overall murky feel of the album. The bludgeoning effect of the band on tracks such as 'Intravenous' and 'Slipstream' belie the craft of the songs. Titanic!