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Cacophony (album)

Cacophony is the second studio album by English anarcho-punk band Rudimentary Peni. It was self-released in 1988 on their own imprint record label, Outer Himalayan.

Studio album by Rudimentary Peni
Released 1988
Genre Deathrock, art punk, anarcho-punk
Label Outer Himalayan
Rudimentary Peni chronology
The E.P.s of R.P.
(1987)The E.P.s of R.P.1987
Pope Adrian 37th Psychristiatric
(1995)Pope Adrian 37th Psychristiatric1995



Cacophony's entire track list and lyrics were inspired by the life and stories of early 20th century horror author HP Lovecraft.[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Nightgaunts"
  2. "The Horrors in the Museum"
  3. "The Only Child"
  4. "Architectonic and Dominant"
  5. "The Evil Clergyman"
  6. "Brown Jenkin"
  7. "Crazed Couplet"
  8. "Sarcophagus"
  9. "Lovecraft Baby"
  10. "Dream City"
  11. "C12 H22 011"
  12. "Zenophobia"
  13. "Sunset for the Lords of Venus"
  14. "Beyond the Tanarian Hills"
  15. "Imps of the Perverse"
  16. "The Dead Loved"
  17. "Periwig Power"
  18. "Kappa Alpha Tau"
  19. "American Anglophile in the World Turned Upside-Down"
  20. "Memento Mori"
  21. "Better Not Born"
  22. "Arkham Hearse"
  23. "The Old Man Is Not So Terribly Misanthropic"
  24. "Gentlemen Prefer Blood"
  25. "Sonia"
  26. "The Day the Universe Ceased (March 15, 1937)"
  27. "The Crime of the Century"
  28. "Musick in Diabola"
  29. "Shard"
  30. "Black on Gold"


  • Nick Blinko – guitar, vocals, cover artwork
  • Grant Brand – bass guitar
  • Jon Greville – drums


  1. ^ "Rudimentary Peni". Archived from the original on 9 January 2001. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  • Glasper, Ian (1 March 2007). The Day the Country Died: A History of Anarcho Punk 1980 to 1984. Cherry Red Books. ISBN 1901447707. 

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