Sunn Amps and
Smashed Guitars
Sunn Amps and Smashed Guitars
The original issue.
Live album by Earth
Released 1995
Genre Drone Metal
Length 54:17 (reissue)
Label Blast First, No Quarter
Earth chronology
Phase 3: Thrones and Dominions
Sunn Amps and
Smashed Guitars

Pentastar: In the Style of Demons
Alternative Cover
Sunn Amps and Smashed Guitars Reissue

Sunn Amps and Smashed Guitars is a live album (And sometimes labeled the fourth studio album)[1] by the drone metal band Earth. The main program, "Ripped on Fascist Ideas", was recorded at Disobey in London, England on 18 May 1995, the band's first ever live performance in the UK.

The original issue of this album came via Blast First that same year. A re-issue, featuring four demo tracks recorded in October 1990 as a bonus, would be released via No Quarter in December 2001. At the time these demos were never released officially.


NOTE: Tracks 2 - 5 are only on the 2001 No Quarter reissue.

  • 1. Ripped on Fascist Ideas (31:19)
  • 2. Geometry of Murder (7:22)
  • 3. German Dental Work (5:20)
  • 4. Divine and Bright (3:02)
  • 5. Dissolution I (7:11)


Earth - Ripped On Fascist Ideas

Earth - Ripped On Fascist Ideas

Ripped on Fascist IdeasEdit

  • Dylan Carlson - Guitar
  • Ian Dickson - Guitar, Bass
  • Paul Kendall - Mixing

Demo 1990Edit

  • Dylan Carlson - Guitar, Vocals
  • Joe Preston - Bass, Drum Machine
  • Dave Harwell - Bass
  • Kurt Cobain - Vocals (4)
  • Kelly Canary - Vocals (4)

Other PersonnelEdit

  • Mark Benney - Photography
  • Jeff Kleinsmith - Design (Original Issue)
  • Paul A. Roman - Design, Photography (Reissue)

External LinksEdit


  1. Earth Instagram
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