- The cult Australian classic will get a re-release this July.
Severed Heads' 1984 classic "Dead Eyes Opened" is being reissued by Dark Entries in July.
The news comes just a day after Medical Records announced the reissue of two Severed Heads albums, Since The Accident and City Slab Horror, which suggests a renewed interest in a long overlooked act. Dark Entries will press up an extended version of "Dead Eyes Opened" along with two other tracks, "Bullet" and "Mount." The record comes with a poster featuring a photo of the band on one side, and liner notes and press clippings on the other.
Dark Entries is also reissuing Executive Slacks' self-titled 1983 effort and Xymox's Subsequent Pleasures, records that were both significant to label founder Josh Cheon as teenager (he calls them his "teenage soundtrack"). All three releases will come out on the same day—July 12th—and mark Dark Entries' fifth anniversary. The label is also embarking on a fifth anniversary tour, with dates in Chicago, Detroit, Pittsburgh and New York locked in during July and August.
For some more insight into the world of Severed Heads, check out last year's RA Exchange with the outfit's main man, Tom Ellard.
You can listen to the extended mix of "Dead Eyes Opened" below:
01. Dead Eyes Opened
Dark Entries will release Dead Eyes Opened on July 12th, 2014.