Sounds : 31 May 1980
NOTE : also reviewed were Maiden and Angel Witch, Fist, Throbbing
Surgical Penis Klinic: Meat Processing Section
Now, what have we here? A pattern, one thinks. Definitely two ends of
the same piece of slightly shop-soiled string. There is no difference between
the first three and the last two of these records; cause and effect are
almost totally the same. ... There is no real separation between the radical
experimentalists and the heads-down heavy metal thrashers; they're both
the types of people who have never cast off playing with their trainsets,
... It's immature hankering after the past, childhood, the Mother figure,
a life of eternal playfulness.
That doesn't mean to say the new train-sets are bad. ...
Meanwhile, Industrial keeps on playing with itself and a few foreigners. ... Surgical Penis is actually quite frightening.