Sunday, January 17, 2010

Sleep - Volume One

1991, Tupelo Records

1. Stillborn (6:18)
2. The Suffering (5:12)
3. Numb (3:30)
4. Anguish (5:37)
5. Catatonic (6:04)
6. Nebuchadnezzar's Dream (4:47)
7. The Wall of Yawn (5:32)
8. Prey (3:46)
9. Scourge (5:02)

Volume One is the debut album by the stoner doom band, Sleep. It was the only album recorded with original guitarist Justin Marler, before he became an Orthodox monk. Volume One showcases a darker sound and stronger doom metal influence than Sleep's later work. The image featured on the cover is taken from the Salvador Dali painting "Soft Self-Portrait with Fried Bacon".



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