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Death In June-Lesson One Misanthropy

First release date : 1986 Personnel : Douglas P. Tony Wakeford Patrick Leagas Release notes : A collection of early Death In June material. Tracks A1-A3 from Heaven Street 12″ Tracks A4-A5 from State Laughter / Holy Water 7″ Tracks B1-B3 from The Guilty Have No Pride LP & Burial LP Tracks B4-B5 from Burial LP This compilation of Death In June material from 1981-84 was previously only available on vinyl lp released in 1986 and is now reissued for the first time on cd. Its purpose is to tidy…

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Death In June-Some Of Our Best Friends Live In South America

First release date : 2009 Personnel : Douglas P. Tony Wakeford Patrick Leagas Release notes : This record is pressed in yellow vinyl and limited to 600 units and includes a postcard and two stickers along with the insert with lyrics and info. The first 113 units are autographed by Douglas Pearce and Tony Wakeford. Some Of Our Best Friends Live In South America was a sonically more expansive early mix of what was to become the track Black Radio and was originally featured on the New Horizons cassette compilation…

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Death In June-Black Angel Live !

First release date : 2008 Personnel : Douglas P. John Murphy Release notes : A surprise release of a very recently unearthed live recording of an excellent and exciting performance at the famous Esplanade Hotel in Melbourne, Australia in May, 2000 featuring one of the first stripped back acoustic shows that was to go on to tour America and Europa in the next 5 years. Released in a limited edition of 2,000 signed foil-blocked Digipaks featuring rare/unseen photos. Recorded live at The Esplanade Hotel, Melbourne, Australia 24.V.00.   Previous Next…

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Death In June-Brown Book

First release date : Personnel : Douglas Pearce, Rose McDowall, Gary Carey, David Tibet, John Balance, Bee, Ian Read, Jan O Release notes : Recorded between 1986-87 at Alaska Studios, London. Studio Engineer: Iain O’Higgins In the stillness of a snowbound night. Brilliant white flares drift earthwards. The young men await the onslaught. The runes are cast. Silhouettes of pain. Beauty torn apart. To caress the pure snow. The rose slowly drowns, alone in the night. The ultimate sacrifice. Forged in blood. Belief is strength and they never wavered. The…

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Death In June-Symbols And Clouds

First release date : 12/2009 Personnel : Douglas P., Simon Norris, James Mannox, Campbell Finley, Michael Cashmore, David Tibet Max Wearing, Rose McDowall   Previous Next Edition : 1Release date : 12/2009Format : 2CD / StoneboxReference : BAD VC 3638Label :  NERUSCopies : 1000Notes : Double CD in stone box with 4 round cards, 4 silver runes and 1 cloth patch. Limited edition of 1000 copies. This very special soapstone and lazer-engraved granite release assembles onto one CD the best of 1992’s “But, What Ends When The Symbols Shatter?” and…

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News-2009-SYMBOLS AND CLOUDS

SYMBOLS AND CLOUDS EURO CROSS COMMEMORATIVE EDITION BAD VC 3638 NOW AVAILABLE: DEATH IN JUNE “Symbols And Clouds – Euro Cross Commemorative Edition” Double CD in stone box with round cards, silver runes and cloth patch Limited edition of 1000 copies This very special soapstone and lazer-engraved granite release assembles onto one CD the best of 1992’s “But, What Ends When The Symbols Shatter?” and 1995’s “Rose Clouds Of Holocaust” albums plus two rare single tracks from the same period, generally considered one of the high points in Death In…

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News-2009-SOME OF OUR BEST FRIENDS LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA 7″

SOME OF OUR BEST FRIENDS LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA / SONS OF EUROPE (SLAUGHTERED) 7″ DEATH IN JUNE – Some of Our Best Friends Live in South America/Sons Of Europe (Slaughtered) 7″ Extremocidente proudly announces the release in vinyl format of the mythical track “Some of Our Best Friends Live in South America” the earliest version of Black Radio, released in 1983 in the “New Horizons” tape compilation. As a b-side track the remixed version of “Sons of Europe” under the name “Sons of Europe (Slaughtered)”. Both tracks are previously…

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News-2009-LESSON – 1: MISANTHROPY

OUT NOW! LESSON – 1: MISANTHROPY – BAD VCCD/DVD 726 This compilation of DEATH IN JUNE material from 1981-84 was previously only available on vinyl LP released in 1986 and is now reissued for the first time on CD. It’s purpose is to tidy history and features tracks from the very beginning to the very end of the original line-up’s recordings. The CD will come in a grey/black ultra-coated debossed ‘Repak’ of completely recycled paper and will also include the very rare version of ‘Black Radio’ known as ‘Some Of…

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News-2009-BRAUN BUCH ZWEI

DEATH IN JUNE – ‘BRAUN BUCH ZWEI’ – BAD VC CD11/2 Considered to be one of the most influential albums of all time, the deleted original 1987 version of this album stands centrestage with works by The Beatles, The Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix and Joy Division. It marked a definitive shift in style for Death In June and the true beginning of a new musical genre, Neo Folk. This digitally remastered edition was the bonus CD accompanying the 20th Anniversary Stone Circle Edition of ‘Brown Book’ issued in 2007, and…

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News-2009-BLACK ANGEL – LIVE !

BLACK ANGEL – LIVE ! NOW AVAILABLE: ‘BLACK ANGEL – LIVE!’ PICTURE DISC LP/CD Single (Ltd Ed) LEPER 08P/CD09 ‘Black Angel – Live’ recorded in Australia 24th May, 2000 was one of the first of the intense stripped-back acoustic performances featuring Douglas P. and percussionist John Murphy that characterized Death In June’s live work in this new Century. This limited edition Picture Disc LP, with a different full colour picture on each side, is coupled with a bonus 4 track CD recorded at an impromptu performance 2 years later on 26th…

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Interview:2009-DownInJune-Swingheilfriedrich

Authentic and true music has the potential to upset people. Good music should provoke. It can provoke emotionally or on a political level. Is there a limit? Is there anybody authorized to set a limit for how far artistic provocation can go? Since the early days of Punkrock, controversial symbolism has been used in order to provoke, to arouse and shake things up. The legendary early punk icon Siouxsie Sioux wore not only rubber stockings, but also swastika armbands. Back then outrageous and scandalous, now a part of music history….

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Interview:2009-D-Side54

For you, what does represent Brown Book in Death In June history ? The original Brown Book issued in 1987 represents one of the corner stone albums of Death In June. There’s no escaping that. It came at a hard time for me and I think the work is all the better for that strange,hard time which in part it can’t help but reflect in its own unique way. What brought you to re-release in a separated way this second CD present in the recent Brown Book limited 20th anniversary stone…

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