XYSMA

Grindcore / Hard Rock / Death 'n' Roll • Finland
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A unique Finnish band that began as goregrind in 1988 under the name Repulse, but eventually evolved from death/grind to out and out rock during the 90's. Their debut full length 'Yeah!' is a grind milestone.

From the Relapse biography: Xysma is a Finnish cult band that was actually started as a grindcore band pretty much cloning the style that early Carcass and Napalm Death were playing. This resulted in being the first grindcore band ever to emerge from Finland. But soon they got fed-up with this style and changed into something that"s more death metal with the first two albums. Evolving further they adopted a Black Sabbath kind of vibe which they draw further throughout their career, ending up as a psychedelic kind of 70"s rock band.

Xysma broke up in 1998. Guitarist Toni "Thee" Stranius died in 2006, which saw the rest of the band reunite for one gig. The band
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XYSMA Yeah! album cover 3.17 | 2 ratings
Yeah!
Grindcore 1991
XYSMA The First and Magical album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The First and Magical
Death 'n' Roll 1993
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Deluxe
Death 'n' Roll 1994
XYSMA Lotto album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lotto
Hard Rock 1996
XYSMA Girl on the Beach album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Girl on the Beach
Hard Rock 1998

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XYSMA Above the Mind of Morbidity album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Above the Mind of Morbidity
Grindcore 1990
XYSMA Fata Morgana album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Fata Morgana
Grindcore 1990

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XYSMA Swarming of the Maggots album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Swarming of the Maggots
Grindcore 1989

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XYSMA Singles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Singles
Death 'n' Roll 1997
XYSMA Yeah / First And Magical album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yeah / First And Magical
Grindcore 2004
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Lotto / Girl on the Beach
Hard Rock 2005

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The Witch
Hard Rock 1995

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XYSMA Yeah!

Album · 1991 · Grindcore
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XYSMA was a short-lived band that formed in 1988 near the Finnish city of Turku and has been cited as one of the earliest example of the much loathed term “death’n’roll.” The band’s name has the charming meaning of “material resembling bits of membrane in stools of diarrhea.” Now yeah! That’s fucking metal! I think :o

Despite living in Finland, the band had close ties to the Stockholm scene and were buddies with the legendary Entombed with whom they cross-pollinated ideas, thus going down similar paths by linking rock’n’roll meets Sabbath type compositions with the old school death metal scene. At this point XYSMA had a mix of grindcore as well as early traces of the death’n’roll that would be more prominent on their second album “First & Magical.”

Their debut album YEAH! lies somewhere in between Sabbath, death doom, grindcore and old fashioned death metal with lots of changes between tracks and even within individual tracks. At this point the band was a quintet. Janitor Mustasch as vocalist dished out the typical guttural growls of the old school death metal scene however a few clean vocal utterances occur. The demos showed clear influences from bands like grindcore era Carcass and Napalm Death.

XYSMA had an interesting sound and its easy to see where they were going and create a rather unique mix of styles. The tracks are short with only one hitting over four minutes. The riffs are fast and furious and fit into the old school death days. The drums are the weakest link with a lazy sludge type of drumming pattern without much variation however it’s the compositions that take on aspects of old fashioned rock’n’roll in the song styles.

It’s apparent the band was on to something with YEAH! However, somehow it misses the mark feeling like a rather mediocre batch of tracks that never simmer down into the proper nourishing broth. Death metal riffs alternate with Sabbath laced guitar runs and occasional grindcore bursts of freneticism all seem randomly strewn together without much thought as how to tie them together. There’s even an acoustic opening on “Uranus Falls!” Stool sample time maybe? LOL,

While sometimes verging on brutal, YEAH! mostly floats by in the mid-tempo range with grungy guitar riffs and a rather weak percussive drive. The bass is also almost buried in the mix and the vocals do become a bit monotonous. Unfortunately XYSMA had all the elements to craft a killer metal album but hadn’t quite mastered the maturity to place all those pieces into the right places. Hardly a bad listening experience, YEAH! does deliver a nice slice of old school adolescent rawness however it sort of misses the mark in comparison to other established acts of the era.

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