Massacre — Killing Time
Massacre was an improvising and experimental rock band from New York City, formed in 1980 by guitarist Fred Frith, bassist Bill Laswell and drummer Fred Maher. They performed live for just over a year and recorded a studio album, Killing Time (1981). Frith and Laswell reformed Massacre in 1998 with drummer Charles Hayward, and released three more albums, Funny Valentine (1998), Meltdown (2001) and Lonely Heart (2007). Their last album was recorded live at two European festivals in 2003.
Fred Frith – Burns Black Bison guitar, Casio, radio, voice, WWII pilot's throat microphone
Bill Laswell – 4 and 6 string bass guitars, pocket trumpet
Fred Maher – drums, percussionTracks:
2. Aging with Dignity
3. Subway Heart
4. Killing Time
6. Lost Causes
7. Not the Person We Knew
11. As Is
Recorded at OAO Studio, Brooklyn, June 1981. Recorded live at 24 Rue Dunois, Paris, April 1981.
LP to CD reprint