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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Graf Orlock's Doombox: Ridiculous Packaging WIN

Posted by Ethan Jayne on Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 3:53 PM

Grind-n-sample punks Graf Orlock have clinched their lifetime achievement award for awesome vinyl packaging. Their split with Greyskull is packaged in a backpack, the Destination Time Yesterday 10-inch has a pop-up gatefold of a toothy alien popping out of a dude's chest, and now we have the sweet excessive packaging of the new Doombox EP. From the press release:

Behold, the Doombox EP, whose packaging consists of an actual-size (30”x10”x10”) fold-out cardstock “boombox.” The “boombox” holds the Doombox EP in 10” vinyl and CD formats, as well as a separate CD containing the band’s three previous releases, known collectively as the Destination Time Trilogy.

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Hats off, gents! Can't wait to see the next twelve inch—I vote it be packaged inside the light-sabered, hollowed-out chest of a Tauntaun. The deluxe boombox packaging won't be released until January 18th—they are taking pre-orders now at Vitriol Records— so don't come to tonight's show at Branx expecting to come away with one.

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