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Relapse Records Turns 25: Their 10 Most Groundbreaking Releases

A Return To The Roots Of Relapse Records

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With Relapse Records currently celebrating the considerable milestone of 25 years in the business, Worship Metal takes a look back at the most ground-breaking albums released by this now iconic label.

Behind some of the most forward-thinking and fearless Metal records ever released, Relapse’s commitment to artistic integrity has enabled some impossibly underground bands to reach a wider audience and change the landscape of extreme music in the process.

Not forgetting that Relapse are behind some of the most important deluxe reissues of recent years. Without them, we wouldn’t have access to the simply stunning reissues of Death’s back catalogue among many others.

25 years of Relapse Records is a hell of a thing; Happy Birthday Boys!

About Chris Jennings (1985 Articles)
I love metal. Always have. Always will. As editor of Worship Metal - a site dedicated to being as positive about metal and its myriad of sub-genres as possible - my aim is to 'worship' metal through honest reviews, current news and a wide variety of features; offering the same exposure to underground bands as we do to mainstream/well known acts. Our mantra; the bands are partners and we exist to serve the bands \m/

5 Comments on Relapse Records Turns 25: Their 10 Most Groundbreaking Releases

  1. Stéphane Pageau // March 8, 2015 at 3:02 am // Reply

    Hi Chris,

    Interesting list, to say the least. “Through Silver in Blood” as #1 is spot-on. That album is one the heaviest albums of all time. And it was so, so groundbreaking. And still is. Neurosis absolutely rules. I can’t say I agree with all your picks (High on Fire?), but your passion is obvious, so I’ll drink to that. But man, where is “Using Sickness as a Hero” by Human Remains? That’s a forgotten classic for sure. Thanks for the great read.

    Stéphane Pageau

    • Chris Jennings // March 9, 2015 at 10:24 am // Reply

      Hey man, thanks for reading and commenting. “Using Sickness As A Hero” is a unique album I’ll say that much, look for it in a future article!

  2. I like this list. It is a good list. Thank you.

  3. Thanks, man.

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