Tad Doyle and Gary Thorstensen were a ferocious guitar combination, grafting the slash and burn of punk to the beefy, epic-scale riffage of metal, with a potent undercurrent of noise that suggested the influence of Big Black and Sonic Youth. [CDATA[ TAD gods balls. Listen free to Tad – God's Balls (Behemoth, Pork Chop and more). Complete your Tad collection. which is a real shame because they had their own sound. Anyway, forgive my nostalgia trip, back to God's Balls. Get all the lyrics to songs on God’s Balls and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. and Tad never did get the recognition they deserved (perhaps lost under the explosion of Nirvana?) God's Balls is the debut album by the alternative rock band TAD. It does not get better than this if you like late 80's grunge before the major labels turned it into a fashion. Seattle band TAD have announced reissues of their first three albums—1989’s God’s Balls, 1990’s Salt Lick, and 1991’s 8-Way Santa.They’re all out November 4 via Sub Pop. However, the USPS has announced they are experiencing MAJOR delays due to the pandemic & staffing issues. God’s Balls, TAD’s punishing, noise-drenched debut album, was recorded with Jack Endino at Reciprocal Recording in Seattle in 1988, and released early the following year. Out of stock. Discount vinyl record store online - Tad's crushing debut remastered! Drummer Steve Wied pummeled his kit like a brontosaurus, laying down a beat that was up to the scale of the guitars, and Kurt Danielson's thick, bulbous basslines gave the music a sonic floor strong enough to support the rest. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1989 Vinyl release of God's Balls on Discogs. Add to Wishlist e-mail me when available. Subgenres. Its a heavy, grungey, sweaty, raw monster (I imagine Leatherface and family from Texas Chainsaw to be fans, spinning it at one of their 'BBQs'!) Grunge. Tad's debut album, 1989's God's Balls, wasn't their best work, but it laid down their template brilliantly, and both musically and lyrically, it was a strikingly accomplished statement. Released 1 March 1989 on Sub Pop (catalog no. We’re shipping orders without any delay! 11 tracks (40:14). Release Details. Length: 40 min 24 sec. And Doyle delivered his songs with a gusto that made the lie that he was some half-bright lumberjack with a violent streak seem fairly plausible. Alternative Metal. Mudhoney - "Superfuzz Bigmuff", Nirvana - "Bleach" and Tad - "God's Balls", these are the quintessential Seattle grunge records for me, heavily rotated by John Peel on his legendary show, never equaled for heaviness or atmosphere. Follow @genius ----- When the grunge scene was incubating in the Pacific Northwest during the '80s, it often seemed like an outsized response to the increasing polish of alternative rock and the rarely acknowledged influence of primal hard rock and metal. Rated #511 in the best albums of 1989. Gnarly 90’s alt-rock / grunge band TAD are, it has been decided, due a reappraisal and reissue campaign. Buy Tad God's Balls LP. JSTOR (May 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) Salt Lick/God's Balls is a CD / cassette-only compilation by the American grunge band TAD. God’s Balls, TAD’s punishing, noise-drenched debut album, was recorded with Jack Endino at Reciprocal Recording in Seattle in 1988, and released early the following year. $17.57 Email me if this price drops. Balls God Fictional Characters Dios Allah The Lord. German Glitterhouse GR 0051, nice copy. SP 27; Vinyl LP). So Sub Pop have stepped up to the mark! God's Balls, an Album by Tad. Sludge Metal. Yes, you read it right. Format: gatefold LP + poster + MP3 download code Cat: SP 1177 Released: 04 Nov 16 Genre: Indie. //, Genius is down for a quick minute (clicking “refresh” might help), Requested URL: genius.com/albums/Tad/Gods-balls, User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/84.0.4147.89 Safari/537.36. TAD › God's Balls (reissue) Embed TAD. Mudhoney - "Superfuzz Bigmuff", Nirvana - "Bleach" and Tad - "God's Balls", these are the quintessential Seattle grunge records for me, heavily rotated by John Peel on his legendary show, never equaled for heaviness or atmosphere. and Tad never did get the recognition they deserved (perhaps lost under the explosion of Nirvana?) … and Tad never did get the recognition they deserved (perhaps lost under the explosion of Nirvana?) It was released in 1989 on Sub Pop and re-released in 2016 as a deluxe edition. God's Balls is the debut album of Seattle band TAD, which was released in 1989. Genres: Grunge, Noise Rock. We finally got our collective shit together and the long-unavailable, classic discography of beloved and iconic Seattle band, TAD – God’s Balls (1989), Salt Lick (1990), 8-Way Santa (1991), and assorted singles from the band’s 1988-1992 run – will finally receive the deluxe reissue treatment. Anyway, forgive my nostalgia trip, back to God's Balls. Anyway, forgive my nostalgia trip, back to God's Balls. Tad's debut album, 1989's God's Balls, wasn't their best work, but it laid down their template … I do not own the rights to this song or any other song on my channel so don't sue me. !function(t,e,r){var n,s=t.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],i=/^http:/.test(t.location)? God's Balls (reissue) Sub Pop US. from Gods Balls. Follow @genius on Twitter for updates Bleach, Superfuzz Bigmuff and Gods Balls - the Holy Trinity of grunge. One of the first bands to sign to Sub Pop, Tad released their debut, God’s Balls in 1989. 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