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Tools of the Trade is an EP by British extreme metal band Carcass. It was released through Earache Records on 23 June 1992.

Tools of the Trade
EP by Carcass
Released 23 June 1992 (1992-06-23)
Genre Death metal
Length 17:39
Label Earache, Relativity
Producer Colin Richardson
Carcass chronology
Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious
(1991)Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious1991
Tools of the Trade
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]


Track listingEdit

1."Tools of the Trade"3:07
2."Incarnated Solvent Abuse" (taken from Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious)4:45
3."Pyosified (Still Rotten to the Gore)" (re-recording of "Pyosisified (Rotten to the Gore)" from Reek of Putrefaction)3:10
4."Hepatic Tissue Fermentation II" (re-recording of "Hepatic Tissue Fermentation" from the compilation Pathological)6:37

Other appearancesEdit

The EP is wholly contained on the compilation album Gods of Grind and the limited edition 2008 dualdisc reissue of Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious. It also appears on Wake up and Smell the... Carcass, but without the track "Incarnated Solvent Abuse".



  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Tools of the Trade - Carcass". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 October 2011.