Various ‎– Grindcrusher - The Earache Sampler

Earache ‎– MOSH 12, Earache ‎– 7MOSH 12
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Sampler
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Etched
All Media, Limited Edition

Companies, etc.


Only initial copies of "Grindcrusher - The Earache Sampler" (catalog# "MOSH 12") included the limited edition etched 7" single (catalog# "7MOSH 12"), which was entered into the Guinness Book Of Records as the world's shortest single.

The music on the 7" is contained in a short groove at the edge of the record, and the rest of the vinyl is covered with the following etched writing:

Side A: "Dig'n'Martin finally make it onto vinyl! Cheers to all you crazy sick fuckers who have supported the Earache label, and a big hi! to all hardcore buddies. Don't always believe what you read. Grindcrusher freebie 7MOSH 12A"

Side B: "'What, two bleedin' 1 second songs?' - What did you expect for nowt, cheapskate!! This disc is part of a special ltd edition pressing ~ your lucky number is 666/1000. Collectors price: £25. Earache would like to thank all bands, past and present; Accüsed, Heresy, Napalm Death, Unseen Terror, Spazztic Blurr, Carcass, O.L.D., Intense Degree, Sore Throat, Electro Hippies, Repulsion, Morbid Angel, Bolt Thrower, Godflesh, Terrorizer, Filthy Christians, Lloyd and everybody at Revolver, John Peel, John Walters, and last but not least, YOU! A mega voodle of a disc - Grindcrusher freebie. Look out for Grindcrusher vol.2!!! 7MOSH 12B"


"Exhume To Consume" is a different recording of the track appearing on "Symphonies Of Sickness".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5018615101215
  • Matrix / Runout (Bonus Single Side A): GRINDCRUSHER FREEBIE 7 MOSH 12A MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Bonus Single Side B): GRINDCRUSHER FREEBIE 7 MOSH 12B MPO

Other Versions (5 of 11) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MOSH 12CD Various Grind Crusher(CD, Comp) Earache MOSH 12CD UK 1989 Sell This Version
MOSH 12 Various Grindcrusher(LP, Comp, Smplr) Earache MOSH 12 UK 1989 Sell This Version
ZK90878 Various Grind Crusher(CD, Comp) Combat, Earache ZK90878 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
MOSH 12 Various Grind Crusher(LP, Comp, TP) Earache MOSH 12 UK 1989 Sell This Version
88561-2027-4 Various Grindcrusher - The Ultimate Earache(Cass, Comp) Combat, Earache 88561-2027-4 US 1990 Sell This Version