American death metal band Cannibal Corpse has written some of the most violent and terrifying lyrics throughout their history, tackling topics of necrophilia, murder, and worse. Hell, they have a song called “Entrails Ripped from a Virgin’s Cunt”. Need I go on any further?
So with a band that is so intense and controversial, they can’t POSSIBLY be scared of anything, right? Well, it turns out the singer George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher still has nightmares and they’re actually about werewolves and bigfoots!
I’m doing a side band with Shannon Lucas, who plays in Battlecross and used to play in The Black Dahlia Murder, and Adam [Dutkiewicz], from Killswitch Engage. I was up at Adam’s recording vocals for the project, and he has woods on the edge of his house…They kept telling me I’m gonna see a bigfoot near the woods, or something. And that night, after we were done with the recording, and everyone went to bed, I had these dreams.
I was in between the deck and the woods, like in no-man’s land, and I could see all these glowing eyes coming, like all these werewolves and bigfoots and just fucked up shit coming at me, and I was like, “Oh, fuck! I’m gonna have to sit here and fight!” And I remember I was fighting them. Then I woke up…I didn’t get eaten or nothing. But I wasn’t running from them. I was standing my ground.
You can read the full interview with Corpsegrinder at LA Weekly.