Necrology (EP)

Necrology is an EP by Swedish goregrind band General Surgery. The first press, released as 7" vinyl, includes only the first 5 tracks.

EP by
ReleasedNovember 4, 1991
RecordedNovember 1990 at Sunlight Studios
GenreGoregrind, death metal
LabelRelapse Records
ProducerJoacim Carlsson, Tomas Skogsberg
General Surgery chronology
Left Hand Pathology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link

Re-released in 1993 by Nuclear Blast as cd in a "poster bag" format with a poster holding the lyrics on one side and the cover art on the other. Includes a sticker. Underground Series limited to 2,000 copies. It came with two bonus tracks.

Reissued and re-mastered in 2011 with different (orange colored) artwork, the bonus tracks from the 1993 re-release, and the following bonus tracks from the 1990 demo Pestisferous Anthropophagia.

The song "The Succulent Aftermath of a Subdural Hemorrhage" appears on the compilation 5 Years Nuclear Blast, 1993.

Track listingEdit

1."Ominous Lamentation"3:11
2."Slithering Maceration of Ulcerous Facial Tissue"1:12
3."Grotesque Laceration of Mortified Flesh"1:30
4."Severe Catatonia in Pathology"2:59
5."Crimson Concerto"3:29
6."The Succulent Aftermath of a Subdural Hemorrhage" (1993 Re-released bonus track)2:44
7."An Orgy of Flying Limbs and Gore" (1993 Re-released bonus track)0:30
Total length:15:35
2011 Remastered Edition
8."Slithering Maceration of Ulcerous Facial Tissue" (Pestisferous Anthropophagia demo)1:17
9."The Succulent Aftermath of a Subdural Haemmorhage" (Pestisferous Anthropophagia demo)2:47
10."Grotesque Laceration of Mortified Flesh" (Pestisferous Anthropophagia demo)1:36


General Surgery
  • Matthew F. Jacobson - Executive producer
  • Jacob Speis - Layout
  • Scott Hull - Remastering
  • Gottfrid Jarnefors - Photography
  • Dangerous Dave Shirk - Mastering
  • Joacim Carlsson - Producer
  • Tomas Skogsberg - Producer, Engineering
  • William J. Yurkiewicz Jr. - Executive producer