MEATHOUSE was founded in Dec. '85 as
a voice of resistance against the decay of L.A.'s "underground
scene", publishing flyers and pamphlets targeting the trendy,
jaded power-cliques responsible for its decline.
With the release of Das Kannibal in Jan. '89 and the formation
of the Mutoid Liberation Front (MLF), we began establishing
a propaganda network across the U.S. and into Europe.
Thousands of flyers, stickers, pamphlets,
and tapes have been circulated worldwide through a loose-knit network
of operatives known as the Mutoid Liberation Front, made up of various
artists, misfits, and aesthetic terrorists, dedicated to spreading
the science of Misanthropology; the study of the flaws and stupidity
inherent in mainstream human culture. Since the foundation of the
MLF in 1988, they have waged a relentless war of propaganda against
the forces of conformity, apathy and mediocrity, most recently in
the Death Rock Jihad to purge L.A.'s underground of counter-evolutionary
Many of these publications have become collector's items. Thanks to
John Brewton's X-Ray Book Company, 2 of our titles ( and ) now reside in the library
archives of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Hewlitt-Cooper Museum of Design,
Smithsonian Institute, Library of Congress, and 16 universities' rare
Stickers bearing the have been
plastered across the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Iceland, France, Italy,
Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, Austria, Russia and Australia, demonstrating
the vast reach of the MLF.