Tools of the Trade

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Tools of the Trade
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Released23 June 1992 (1992-06-23)
Genre Death metal
Label Earache, Relativity
Producer Colin Richardson
Carcass chronology
Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious
Tools of the Trade
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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.


Track listing

1."Tools of the Trade"3:07
2."Incarnated Solvent Abuse" (taken from Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious )4:45
3."Pyosisified (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 appearances

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".


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