CANNABIS CORPSE’s The Weeding EP: Artwork and Song Posted

Richmond, Virginia’s CANNABIS CORPSE have set The Weeding as the title of their forthcoming EP. The Weeding will be available via Tankcrimes Records in October on 12″ vinyl, CD, digital, and “Die Hard Pro Stoner” editions (details TBA). The cover art (right) was crafted by Andrei Bouzikov (MUNICIPAL WASTE, SKELETON WITCH).

The Weeding track list:
1. “Shit of Pot Seeds
2. “Vaporized
3. “Skull Full of Bong Hits
4. “Sickening Photosynthesis

The track “Vaporized” has been posted for streaming on the band’s official MySpace page:

The pot smoking death metallers are also planning to hit the road alongside RAMMING SPEED in October. Dates are in the process of being finalized.


Record label/mail order distro Robotic Empire‘s audio archiving project
Robotic Obscurities has seen a new posting, including newly unearthed and
previously unreleased material from several Richmond, Virginia metal bands.

Approved and sanctioned by all the bands, demo and/or rare material from
CANNABIS CORPSE, BATTLEMASTER, BASTARD SAPLING and NECKBRACE has all been posted for free download, and previously unavailable online elsewhere.

Demo CD releases from BASTARD SAPLING and NECKBRACE are joined by previously unreleased tracks from CANNABIS CORPSE and BATTLEMASTER. This highlights a few of the high-caliber metal bands playing in Richmond, Virginia at the
time and is a solid documentation of the current Richmond metal scene.

This completely free audio and much more can be found at the Robotic Obscurities blog:

APESHIT’s Top Metal Albums of 2008

We finally got off our asses and did it.  It’s already the year 2009, but we’ve complied a list of our top albums of 2008.  Compiling such a list is never easy, and 2008 was no exception.  Maybe it was a lack of albums that really stood out, or maybe we just weren’t paying enough attention.  Regardless, we took a quick look back on the metal albums we felt were notable in 2008.
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