Curse of the Golden Vampire

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Curse of the Golden Vampire
Studio album by Curse of the Golden Vampire
Released June 9, 1998
Genre Dub
Digital hardcore
Label Digital Hardcore Recordings
Curse of the Golden Vampire chronology
Curse of the Golden Vampire
Mass Destruction
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The Curse of the Golden Vampire is an album by Curse of the Golden Vampire, featuring electronic artists Alec Empire and Techno Animal. It was released in 1998. A second Curse Of the Golden Vampire album, titled Mass Destruction, was released in June 2003 on Mike Patton's Ipecac Recordings label, but for unknown reasons Empire was not involved.

Alec Empire German musician

Alec Empire is a German experimental electronic musician who is best known as a founding member of the band Atari Teenage Riot, as well as a prolific and distinguished solo artist, producer and DJ. He has released many albums, EPs and singles, some under aliases, and remixed over seventy tracks for various artists including Björk. He was also the driving force behind the creation of the digital hardcore genre, and founded the record labels Digital Hardcore Recordings and Eat Your Heart Out.

Techno Animal is an industrial hip hop duo formed in 1990 in London, England by British composers and musicians Justin Broadrick and Kevin Martin. The name addresses the concept of a technological animal and is not a direct reference to the techno genre.

Mike Patton American singer

Michael Allan Patton is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, multi-instrumentalist and film composer, best known as the lead vocalist of the alternative metal band Faith No More. Patton is also the founder and lead singer of Mr. Bungle, and has played with Tomahawk, Fantômas, Dead Cross, Lovage, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and Peeping Tom.


"The Curse of the Golden Vampire"

Track listing

All tracks by Alec Empire & Techno Animal

  1. "Caucasian Deathmask" – 7:58
  2. "Escape the Earth" – 7:45
  3. "Substance X" (featuring Beans) – 5:28
  4. "Low-Tech Predator" – 7:02
  5. "Anti-Matter" – 7:54
  6. "Kamikaze Space Programme" – 7:50
  7. "Temple of the Yellow Snake" – 5:55
  8. "Ultrasonic Meltdown" – 9:32

"Mass Destruction"

Track listing

  1. "Total Annihilation Of Self" – 2:45
  2. "Parasite" – 2:50
  3. "Iron Ghetto Man Crusher" – 3:48
  4. "The Myth of Democracy" – 0:17
  5. "Murderer" – 3:18
  6. "United Snakes of America" – 2:18
  7. "Mind Vs. Body" – 2:41
  8. "Vermin" – 3:16
  9. "Manslaughter" – 2:31
  10. "End Civilization" – 2:58
  11. "Sewer Life" – 0:35
  12. "State Rape" – 2:31
  13. "Insecticide" – 2:47
  14. "Oil Money" – 3:00
  15. "Random Act Of Senseless Violence" – 0:42


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