April 20, 2020 — Photo credit: Hannah Verbeuren Old school Norwegian death metal band, CADAVER, have unleashed their new EP, D.G.A.F., via their new label, Nuclear Blast. The band features founding member, Anders Odden (vocals/guitar/bass), and Dirk Verbeuren (drums).
July 11, 2016 — Mexican outlaws, BRUJERIA, make their long awaited return with fourth full-length album, Pocho Aztlan. It’s set for a September 16, 2016 release via their new label, Nuclear Blast.
August 4, 2014 — This past weekend, the biggest metal fest in the world, Wacken Open Air, went down with another amazing line up of bands. None of us, APESHIT goons, were able to make the trip over to Germany but let’s check out some great footage.
July 22, 2014 — Not sure how many of you are familiar with the excellent music zine, Faceculture, based in the Netherlands. They cover a wide range of non-mainstream and some mainstream music.
January 2, 2014 — Once again, another fruitful year in extreme music draws to a close. We saw some long awaited comebacks by legends, three quarters of the original SABBATH line up, VOIVOD and CARCASS.
December 12, 2013 — Extreme metal legends CARCASS, in cooperation with METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett‘s Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEviL, have made the music video for “Unfit for Human Consumption” available for viewing here.
October 24, 2013 — If someone were to tell you that Earth Blues is a near perfect record for what it is, that would be an accurate statement. One would be hard pressed to find anything wrong or bad about it.
September 18, 2013 — So today is the U.S. release date of CARCASS’ invincible comeback, Surgical Steel, and vocalist/bassist Jeff Walker issued this statement via Facebook to further prove why CARCASS rule:
September 12, 2013 — Guitarist Bill Steer and drummer Dan Wilding sat down to provide some insight into the songs on CARCASS’ new record, Surgical Steel. Check them out below.
August 13, 2013 — After what seems like a lifetime of waiting, the CARCASS comeback album is finally here. The long and short of it is that Surgical Steel is great; an instant classic.
August 4, 2013 — British extreme metal legends, CARCASS, will embark on a select amount of intimate headlining North American shows this September in support of their upcoming sixth full-length release, Surgical Steel.
July 9, 2013 — A trailer for the upcoming CARCASS comeback album, Surgical Steel, has been posted online. By the sound of this song, the band have returned to the Heartwork-era.
July 1, 2013 — After a few lifetimes of waiting, a new CARCASS song has been posted online. Our friends at Nuclear Blast have informed us that their comeback album, Surgical Steel, is really, really good.
May 24, 2013 — After years of courting, CARCASS have signed to Nuclear Blast Records for the world excluding Japan. Surgical Steel, the band’s first studio release since their 1996 LP _Swansong,_was produced by Colin Richardson and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap.
August 30, 2011 — LOCK UP have set the bar pretty high for properly executing blistering grind albums, and their TERRORIZER-inspired grind/death style is seemingly unstoppable. PENTAGRAM guitarist Anton Reisenegger pays homage to original axe grinder, Jesse Pintado (RIP), by writing a few angry and aggressive songs to say the least.
June 14, 2011 — Set in the midst of a storyline/theme of societal anarchy and revolution, ARCH ENEMY follow up what is, arguably, the best album of their career in Rise of the Tyrant with Khaos Legions.
May 11, 2011 — Thanks to the good folks at Earsplit PR, I got to check out this awesome Icelandic pianist, Vika Yermolyeva, covering CARCASS’ “Corporal Jigsore Quandary.” This cover is absolutely impressive!
April 22, 2011 — ARCH ENEMY’s new video for “Yesterday is Dead and Gone” off of their upcoming album, Khaos Legions, is now online. You gotta love Angela Gossow’s baseball player eye black.
February 10, 2011 — Often times in metal you get that feeling of déjà vu… CARCASS - Tools of the Trade (1992) BENIGHTED - Asylum Cave (2011)
December 21, 2010 — Swedish melodic death metal titan, ARCH ENEMY, has begun recording a new studio album, the long awaited successor to 2007’s acclaimed Rise of the Tyrant album.
March 3, 2009 — New York’s SUFFOCATION are currently in the studio working on their new album, Blood Oath. The band provided a brief update on their progress: “We’ve just completed another shift at Full Force Studios (6pm - 2am, typical shift).
February 5, 2009 — Two additional U.S. shows have been added to **CARCASS’**s recently announced Exhumed to Consume II tour. The tour, also featuring SUICIDE SILENCE, SAMAEL, ARSIS, and PSYCROPTIC, will now be making stops at the following cities:
January 28, 2009 — CARCASS have announced that they will be returning to the United States this March for the Exhumed to Consume II tour. The follow up to last year’s highly successful reunion tour, Exhume to Consume, will feature SUICIDE SILENCE, SAMAEL, ARSIS and PSYCROPTIC plus a few special guests on select dates.
January 24, 2009 — The third annual California Metalfest, presented by Nederlander Concerts and Headbang For The Highway, is confirmed for March 28th at The Grove of Anaheim. Confirmed talent thus far includes CARCASS, EXODUS, SUFFOCATION, THE FACELESS, WHITECHAPEL, SAMAEL, ARSIS, DECREPIT BIRTH, VEIL OF MAYA, PSYCROPTIC, and others to be announced in the coming weeks.
October 9, 2008 — Reformed death metal/grindcore legends CARCASS recently completed their first North American tour since embarking on a reunion trek early this year. Guitarist Michael Amott (ARCH ENEMY) commented on what their recent touring experience was like:
September 30, 2008 — The golden age of Earache Records is simply legendary. Rarely has there ever been such a collection of pioneering bands of extreme music on one label at a special period of time.
July 30, 2008 — Reunited melodic-death/grind legends CARCASS have announced additional U.S. shows. In addition to support on the entire tour from SUFFOCATION, 1349, ABORTED and ROTTEN SOUND, additional special guests have been noted below on select shows.
July 27, 2008 — Montreal technical death metallers BENEATH THE MASSACRE have been confirmed for a run of dates on the Pillage The Village Tour as support to NECROPHAGIST and DYING FETUS, along with VEIL OF MAYA, including one appearance with legendary British gore-grinders CARCASS.
June 25, 2008 — Reactivated British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS have announced their first U.S. show since reuniting for a slew of festival performances around the globe. CARCASS will play the Nokia Theatre in New York City on Saturday, September 6 with support to come from NECROPHAGIST, ABORTED, and three soon-to-be-announced special guests.
January 8, 2008 — The demise of CARCASS in the mid-nineties spawned a metal beast known then by only the most dedicated underground metal fans in ARCH ENEMY. Fast forward to 2008, ARCH ENEMY are one of the most popular and well-recognized bands of metal today.
October 24, 2007 — Seven albums in with no signs of slowing down or softening up, ARCH ENEMY continues to raise the bar for the world of metal with their latest, Rise of the Tyrant.
October 6, 2007 — Legendary British death metal band, CARCASS, will reunite for next year’s Wacken Open Air festival. Bassist/vocalist, Jeff Walker, issued the following statement on behalf of the band:
February 22, 2007 — The Belgian death squad known as ABORTED is back with their fifth album, Slaughter & Apparatus. While many would have thrown in the towel after losing their entire lineup, vocalist Sven DeCaluwe has survived, in the process delivering ABORTED’s most focused record to date.
December 21, 2006 — Belgium’s ABORTED have posted a new track, “The Chondrin Enigma,” on their MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/g0remagedd0n. The track is from their upcoming new album, Slaughter & Apparatus: A Methodical Overture.
September 14, 2006 — It’s both brilliant and bizarre that Jeff Walker, former frontman of CARCASS, would put out something like a cuntry album. But there’s no question that such an endeavor is right up Mister Walker’s alley–a musician who has a knack for planting his tongue firmly in his cheek.