Black Axis is the second album by Caspar Brötzmann Massaker, released in May 1989 through Marat Records. All tracks written by Caspar Brötzmann. Caspar Brötzmann – guitar, vocals, production, cover art. Eduardo Delgado-Lopez – bass guitar, vocals. Frank Neumeier – drums. Production and additional personnel. Peter Brötzmann – design. Thomas Moritz – mixing, recording.
Producer – Caspar Brötzmann. Recorded By – Thomas "Max" Moritz. Recorded live at the FMP-studio, Berlin, March 1989. Vocal parts are dubbed. Initial copies included a bonus 7" of the song "Die Tiere" with a sticker on the cover indicating its inclusion. Black Axis (CD, Album, RE). Our Choice, Rough Trade Records GmbH. Marat CM 14. Caspar Brötzmann Massaker. Black Axis (CD, Album).
The music of Caspar Brötzmann can sound terrifying-fitting, of course, for a guitarist who famously called his early and most important band Massaker. In the late 1980s, Brötzmann, long inspired by the bohemian indulgence of his West Berlin youth, launched the power trio as a radicalized rock platform for his unwaveringly confrontational approach to the electric guitar.
Caspar Brotzmann emulates the chaos and madness of West Berlin where he grew up using his screeching guitar. The result is a disturbing listen to say the least. This album will definitely appeal to heavy metal fans and avant-garde fans alike and really anyone whose interested in madness set to music. Or consider a donation?
The Tribe was CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER‘s first album. Recorded at Jost Gebers’ legendary jazz studio FMP in Berlin. To Gebers, who was far from being a fan of amplified music,BRÖTZMANN recalls, MASSAKER‘s music sounded honest. Julian Cope once stated that CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER was, The trio to end all power trios. Like The Tribe, Black Axis was recorded at Jost Gebers’ FMP tudios in Berlin. Black Axis came to life in a rehearsal room so small with a ceiling so low that BRÖTZMANN, at nearly six-and-a-half feet tall, could barely stand up straight. The artwork was created by Brötzmann himself. The album is here reissued as it was originally release, remastered for 2xLP and CD. MASSAKER lineup for Black Axis: Caspar Brötzmann – guitars/vocals; Eduardo Delgado Lopez – bass; Frank Neumeier – Drums.
Caspar Brötzmann Massaker’s masterful second album from 1989 – remastered. The power trio’s blunt force execution is directed by Brötzmann’s explosive and exquisite six string conjuration. Caspar Brötzmann Massaker’s masterful second album from 1989 – remastered.
Album · 1989 · 6 Songs. Black Axis Caspar Brötzmann Massaker. More By Caspar Brötzmann Massaker. See All. Der Abend der schwarzen Folklore.
However, Caspar Brötzmann Massaker, who were as much audio terrorists as they were music makers, are about to enjoy wider exposure thanks to deafening music merchants Southern Lord. The label is remastering and reissuing Caspar Brötzmann Massaker’s first five albums, beginning with the band’s harsh and visceral 1988 debut, The Tribe, closely followed by their heavier sophomore album, 1989's Black Axis. The band’s second album, 1989’s Black Axis, features more impressively tight and expressively uninhibited interplay. It also showcases the continued development of Brötzmann’s idiosyncratic guitar technique. Like The Tribe, Black Axis was recorded at legendary jazz studio FMP in Berlin, but Brötzmann was so tall he could "barely stand up straight" in the rehearsal room.
Studio album by. While Brötzmann typically performs with the power trio lineup of Caspar Brötzmann Massaker (his early band), with guitar, bass guitar and drums, he only uses rock and roll and heavy metal music as a basis for his music his attack on the instrument - explosive, obstreperous, large scale, textural, timbral - asserts the material facts of ier more bluntly than anyone else currently involved in rock". Brötzmann's father, Peter Brötzmann, is a free jazz saxophone player. They have recorded a duo album, Last Home