DISMEMBER - Massive Killing Capacity - 12" Vinyl LP Album + Custom Inner Sleeve

Dismember's "Massive Killing Capacity" remains a seminal release in the realm of Swedish death metal. Its vinyl LP format, accompanied by a custom inner sleeve, provided fans with an immersive experience that further amplified the album's relentless aggression and dark atmosphere. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.


album front cover of Dismember Massive Killing Capacity

Album Description:

In the world of extreme metal, few bands have achieved the level of brutality and lasting impact as the Swedish death metal pioneers, Dismember. In 1995, they unleashed their fourth studio album, "Massive Killing Capacity", an opus that further solidified their standing as one of the genre's most formidable acts. Notably, the 12" vinyl LP release of this album, accompanied by a custom inner sleeve, provided fans with an immersive experience that heightened the auditory and visual dimensions of Dismember's ferocious music.

The Rise of Dismember:
Before delving into the specifics of "Massive Killing Capacity", it is crucial to understand Dismember's significance in the metal landscape. Emerging from the renowned Swedish death metal scene of the late 1980s, Dismember quickly established their distinct identity characterized by aggressive riffing, blistering solos, and relentless drumming. With their debut album, "Like an Ever Flowing Stream" (1991), Dismember garnered critical acclaim and a devoted following, setting the stage for their subsequent releases.

Unleashing "Massive Killing Capacity":
"Massive Killing Capacity" marked a pivotal moment in Dismember's discography. Released in 1995, it showcased the band's evolution in terms of songwriting maturity and production quality. The album featured a formidable lineup of vocalist Matti Kärki, guitarists David Blomqvist and Robert Sennebäck, bassist Richard Cabeza, and drummer Fred Estby. Together, they crafted a soundscape that epitomized the essence of Swedish death metal.

The Vinyl Experience:
The 12" vinyl LP format of "Massive Killing Capacity" further elevated the impact of the album. As with many vinyl releases, it allowed for a more immersive experience through its larger packaging and enhanced artwork. The custom inner sleeve, specifically designed for this release, featured haunting imagery and lyrics that mirrored the album's dark and violent themes. Holding this tangible artifact in one's hands created a deeper connection between the listener and the music.

Lasting Legacy:
Beyond its immediate impact, "Massive Killing Capacity" solidified Dismember's lasting legacy in the realm of extreme metal. The album's intense and uncompromising sound influenced countless bands within the death metal genre and left an indelible mark on the wider metal community. Moreover, the vinyl release served as a testament to the enduring appeal of physical media and the enduring relationship between metal fans and their cherished albums.

Music Genre:

  Swedish Death Metal
Collector's info:  This is the original 1st issue on the "Nuclear Blast Records" this album was re-issued in 2006 on Regain records.

Album Production Information:

  The album: "Massive Killing Capacity" was produced by: Tomas Skogsberg and Marcus Staiger

Record Label Information:

  Nuclear Blast NB 123

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl Full-Length Stereo LP  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 210 gram  

Year & Country:


Band Members and Musicians on: Dismember Massive Killing Capacity
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Matti Kärki - Vocals
  • Fred Estby - Drums
  • David Blomqvist - Lead guitar
  • Richard Cabeza - Bass
  • Robert Sennebäck - Guitar

Track Listing of: "Massive Killing Capacity"

The Song/tracks on "Massive Killing Capacity" are

  • I Saw Them Die 2:48
  • Massive Killing Capacity 2:53
  • On Frozen Fields 2:35
  • Crime Divine 2:58
  • To the Bone 3:12
  • Wardead 2:26
  • Hallucigenia 4:06
  • Collection by Blood 3:40
  • Casket Garden 3:35
  • Nenia 4:38
  • Life - Another Shape of Sorrow 4:52

Album cover photos of : Dismember Massive Killing Capacity


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Note: The imperfections you may see on the photos below are caused by the reflection of the photo camera's flash on the shrink wrap. These imperfections are not on the album cover itself  

Photo of "Massive Killing Capacity" Album's Back Cover  
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Photo of "Massive Killing Capacity" Album's Inner Sleeve  
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Close-up Photo of "Massive Killing Capacity" Record Label 
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 Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone ).