Various - Scream – The Compilation
Label: Geffen Records ‎– M5G 24177
Type: Cassette, Compilation
Country: US
Date of released: 1987
Category: Rock
Style: Alternative Rock
Genre: Rock
Musician: Various
Album's name: Scream – The Compilation
ZIP archive size: 1577

Various - Scream – The Compilation


A1 Jane's Addiction Pigs In Zen 3:59
A2 Caterwaul Manna And Quail 4:47
A3 Human Drama Wave Of Darkness (Highway 99) 3:34
A4 Francis X And The Bushmen Grey Talk 4:23
A5 T.S.O.L. All Along The Watchtower 3:03
B1 Delta Rebels Teenage Lipstick Girls 2:52
B2 The Hangmen Rotten Sunday 3:36
B3 Tender Fury Slaughter The Lion 3:49
B4 Abecedarians They Said Tomorrow 5:19
B5 Kommunity FK Something Inside Me Has Died (Remix) 4:10


  • Artwork [Back Cover Illustration] – Lyn Mayer Fenster
  • Artwork [Design] – Kav Deluxe
  • Artwork [Front Cover, Inner Sleeve Illustration] – Mad Marc Rude*
  • Executive Producer – Mio Vukovic


According to A Cabinet Of Curiosities track A1 is the "Radio Tokyo Demo".

From inner sleeve:
"L.A. is really starting to turn in on itself and is producing great rock n’ roll and great night life. The Scream club has been a catalyst for L.A.’s new musical era. Attitudes are changing, people you meet are awfully proud that L.A. Is no longer in the musical shadow of New York. At one end of the city you still get the beach and the tan, but downtown you get maniacs with guitars that can break bones in 20 places.

At Scream there are many rooms on many floors, though how many there are of each isn’t easy to tell. Every Scream night there are band rooms, video rooms, a room with nothing but a huge white skull, a room where a 50-piece piccolo marching band from Watts rehearses (they’ve been rehearsing for eight months but have never performed). There is also a tattooing room that only lets you in if you already have a large tattoo, and a room where a man dressed as Jesus with a life-size cross on his back crawls around on all fours begging for someone to buy him a gin and orange juice. There is also a room where you can get your legs shaved for a dollar.

The bands and their music somehow tie the whole scene together. These various performers include elements of blues-rock, industrial, metal, dark and whatever else they utilize to achieve their ultimate sound.

This record aims at showcasing the most promising of our local bands and demonstrating the diversity in music and attitudes in this city."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 075992417747

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GHS 24177 Various Scream (The Compilation) ‎(LP, Comp) Geffen Records GHS 24177 US 1987
924 177-4 Various Scream – The Compilation ‎(Cass, Comp) Geffen Records 924 177-4 Germany 1987
PRO-A-2881 Various Scream The 12" Pro ‎(12", Comp, Promo) Geffen Records PRO-A-2881 US 1987
GHS-24177 Various Scream (The Compilation) ‎(Cass, Album, Comp, Promo) Geffen Records GHS-24177 US 1987
924 177-1 Various Scream - The Compilation ‎(LP, Comp) Geffen Records 924 177-1 Germany 1987