The Painful Experience

by Kekal

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[20th Anniversary KEKAL Special Edition]

3rd full-length album from Kekal. Originally released in 2001.

From 2001 press-release:
"Their already known brand of intense, emotional, and aggressive extreme metal is presented here with sophisticated progressive elements. This album appears to the different audience but yet longtime fans of KEKAL still dig this too. This album is a starting point for KEKAL to go to the next level, both musically and also in the term of sales."

There were 4 record labels who released the album, originally:
Clenchedfist Records released this album on CD format (October 2001)
Fear Dark released this album on CD format (October 2001)
THT Productions released this album on cassette tape format for Indonesian / Southeast Asian market (October 2001)
HROM/HIRAX Records released this album on cassette tape format for Eastern European market (August 2002)

Album information:


released October 1, 2001

KEKAL - 2001 line-up:
Jeff : guitars / vocals
Azhar : bass / vocals
Leo : guitars

Produced by: Jeff with KEKAL
Engineered & mixed by Jeff
Recorded & mixed at: Vision Studio, Jakarta, Indonesia, and at The Dream Dome, Bandung, Indonesia
Cover lay-out design by Jeff / Soundmind Graphics
Severed face sculpture by Aris Darisman

Additional guitars: Azhar & FXAJ
Additional bass: Jeff
Noises and samples: Jeff, FXAJ, & Doctor D
Synth orchestrations: Jeff
Additional vocals: Doctor D
Drums: Sang Hitam
Additional Arrangements: Doctor D & FXAJ

2015 re-mastered by Jeff Arwadi at Northern Isolation Station


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Kekal Jakarta, Indonesia

Kekal utilizes avant-garde and alternative approach to various expressions of rock, metal and electronic music.

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