Industrial (album)


''Industrial'' is the debut album by the band
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. It was released in 1991 on
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. It is the only Pitchshifter album featuring Mark Clayden on lead vocals. After ''Industrial'' was released, the band released a single "
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" with two new tracks that would later be released on ''Submit''.


According to bassist and singer Mark Clayden the band "made the first album for £500 in a week in a shithole studio in Leeds." The album cover is a shot of Frank Booth (Blue Velvet), Frank Booth's death in the film ''Blue Velvet (film), Blue Velvet''. The deluxe edition of the album ''The Industrialist'' by American industrial metal band Fear Factory contains a cover of "Landfill".

Track listing



* Mark Clayden – Bass guitar, bass, Lead vocalist, lead vocals * J.S. Clayden – Backing vocalist, backing vocals * Johnny A. Carter – lead guitar, Programming (music), programming * Stu E. Toolin – rhythm guitar

Technical personnel

* Paul Sludgefeast – artwork * Mick A. – artwork * Guy Hatton – engineering * Nimbus – mastering * Cath – Photography


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