Cark laid out a bold thesis by naming its debut album, Superhellamegaepic. But they delivered, dishing up short, sharp, blasts of giddy rock and roll that dared the audience to get over itself and just go a teensy bit bananas with them.
It's been more than a decade since they made that dare with Superhellamegapic, and now, though it baffles comprehension, the band has found a way to tack on a more hyperbolic adjectives—and deliver on those as well.
On November 19, 2019, Cark will release Superhellamegaepicdeluxeremaster, which includes 16 previously unreleased recordings, included alongside digitally remastered versions of the seminal album's original tracks.
The new bonus material includes several previously unreleased songs, such as "Hobotronic," "The Age of Wrinkle-Free Injections," and "Cark is a Shark-Wrangling Band," pulled from early demos and live cuts, as well as an interview from KPSU's long-running Live Fridays radio concert series. Also included are two comical efforts at radio edits of Cark's profanity-rich lyrics.
The remastered reissue is being offered along with a new version of Cark's cross-continental recording project, We Are the Internet, Motherfucker! to celebrate a one-off Cark reunion show in Oregon.
But will we hear more from the Seppaku Two? A Japanese tour? A new album? Maybe. Buy enough copies of Superhellamegaepicdeluxe and we'll talk.
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