This cacophonous ruckus comes from Brisbane, Australia, sometime in the 1980s. Sadly my tape is warped to shit, so you miss out on "World's A Mess pt. 2" and their sexual rendition of "Wild Thing" (called "Pink Thing," and featuring lines like: "pink thing // you make my cock stink // you make everything all smelly and yucky"), and songs like "It Happened One Night" and "Love Song" are now rather trying listens filled with static and noise coming from a tape struggling earnestly to bring this unknown punk to your ears. But when it works, CRUCIFIED TRUTH deliver some of the most painfully awkward and horrific hardcore punk I have ever heard. Hesitant and out of tune intros lead to completely nonsensical bursts of teen fury directed at cops, christ and everything in between. The first couple of tunes ("Cops Are Cunts" and "What's On My Pizza") are legitimate ragers, and the guitar is so fucking off that is comes across like art and helps give the songs even more of an edge than they would have if it were simply timeless (as in "without any sense of time") bashing on the drums and with a pile of mess placed haphazardly on top - now it's a horribly out of tune pile of mess, and that makes an amazing recording brilliant. I am instantly reminded of the greatest teenage band from Michigan (AFTERBIRTH, whose mind blowing/mind numbing Who's In There EP has received more spins and confused looks in my house over the last seven years than any record I've ever owned), but CRUCIFIED TRUTH are way faster and arguably sloppier than AFTERBIRTH, so it's like being into MINOR THREAT, and then you hear BAD BRAINS and you're all like, "Whoah!! It's all the same good shit, but there's even more of it, and it's faster!!" Completely inept, incoherent, and arguably insignificant, but CRUCIFIED TRUTH will worm their way into the hearts of shit-fi fans and those who appreciate the outsider art approach to music. There can be no doubt that they are going for it 100% with a gusto rarely equalled, and sometimes that's more fun to listen to than killer riffs - even if it does make me feel a little queasy after a while.