Released on May 21st, 2002, Superjoint Ritual’s landmark debut, Use Once and Destroy, turns 20 this year. The sludgy hardcore supergroup — named after a Darkthrone lyric — was founded by singer Philip Anselmo (Pantera, Down), guitarist Jimmy Bower (Eyehategod, Down) and drummer Joe Fazzio, played Ozzfest 2004 and notably featured Hank Williams III among its ranks for a time.
To celebrate the milestone, Revolver is reissuing the album, as well as its follow-up, 2003’s A Lethal Dose, on 2LP colored vinyl (with etched fourth side), packaged in gatefold sleeves with new art and design by by Shawn Knight (Child Bite). Use Once comes in two limited-edition variants (“clear with green and silver swirls” and “clear green”) and includes two bonus tracks; Lethal Dose also comes in two variants (“clear with red and silver swirls” and “clear red”). And for the die-hard collector, we have a deluxe two-album bundle featuring both records on clear 2LP vinyl packaged in a beautiful die-cut, hand-numbered slipcase, strictly limited to 500 worldwide. Finally, CD lovers, we didn’t forget about you: We’ve also got a badass new 20th anniversary CD edition of Use Once… read more >