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Buried Compendium [zine].

London, UK: Self-published, 2023. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Buried Zine is a demoniacal, cosmic terror, an atrophying shambling mess of paralyzed organs evacuating putridity. Each volume of uncorporeal life is hand bound and lovingly laid out akin to a medieval illuminated text. The compendium is a facsimile reprint of the first six volumes, originally published between 2010 and 2016 all long sold out. The layout and materials of each issue have been carefully recreated for this one-off reprint. The compendium also features a new cover illustration, audio essay and photography through out the book. This unique publication is printed in a strictly limited run of 250 copies" --Buried website. "Buried is more akin to a publication from William Morris's Kelmscott Press, than the average xerox pamphlet, albeit one drenched in gore...The compendium includes 39 Interviews with underground extreme metal bands from all over the world, including musicians from Japan, Russia, Indonesia, Turkey, Spain, Italy, Thailand, Finland, Sweden, the Philippines, USA and the UK. This meticulously produced publication also features 19 artists’ commissions, including illustrations, fiction, essays, VR experiences, sound art, and scripts. The artists commissioned include metal illustration legend, Mark Riddick (Autopsy, Dying Fetus, and Justin Beiber) and Turner Prize-winning artist Tai Shani, who’s first fiction works were produced for Buried and available again in this reissue. Each volume, previously distributed in strictly limited print runs of 50 or fewer, is now collated into this unique facsimile reprint. Each copy includes a USB drive containing the digital commissions from the six volumes of the zine. Fine. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Black cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, tipped in photographically reproduced plate, black leaves, printed (image and text) in various colors, cover in yellow, np [142pp.] 70 Illus. (monochrome prints). Numbered limited edition of 250. Signed by the author. Black USB key. Item #11421

Price: $125.00

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