Relapse Records recently suffered a great loss as their Director Of Retail Sales Pat Egan passed away on Monday, Feb. 18th due to complications stemming from pneumonia. To honor his memory, Relapse has put together a 20-track tribute album that features a collection of his favorite artists and songs. All bands included have waived their royalty fees so that 100% of the proceeds can go towards a college fund for Egan’s daughter Katie. The compilation is $5 and available via Bandcamp here. Those who wish to donate via PayPal can do so at [email protected].
Our deepest condolences go out to Pat, his family and friends, and the entire Relapse Record crew. You are in our thoughts. READ MORE
Bloody-Disgusting is thrilled to bring you the exclusive premiere for Dying Fetus and their “Second Skin” video! Directed by Jakob Arevarn, the video shows the mental and physical collapse of a child molester/murderer. As he descends into the depths of his own diseased mind, his body begins falling apart. Ultimately, he is faced with a creature that looks like something out of a Guillermo Del Toro film, and that’s when things get really insane. This video is not for the weakhearted, so take care when watching it! READ MORE
Next Tuesday, the 15th, we will proudly be premiering “Second Skin”, the new music video from Dying Fetus. The song comes from their latest album Reign Supreme (iTunes), which was released via Relapse Records. Full of terrifying images and horrific visions, it’s the perfect video for horror fans. And to get your appetites stirred and your stomachs rumbling, a teaser trailer for the music video has been released. You can watch the video below.
Dying Fetus will also be joining Hatebreed and Shadows Fall for a US tour. The full touring schedule is below.
Make sure to check out our exclusive interview with John Gallagher here. READ MORE
Metalcore band Hatebreed have announced European and American tour dates for their upcoming album The Divinity Of Purpose, which comes out Jan. 29th, 2013 via Razor And Tie Records. Support will come from Shadows Fall, Dying Fetus, and The Contortionist. All tour dates can be seen below.
Guitarist Frank Novinec comments, “Don’t miss our first tour in support of our new album, The Divinity of Purpose. A variety of songs from our 6+ album career (new and old) and our trademark different set lists every night is what everyone can expect.” READ MORE
Relapse Records has made a 2012 sampler album available for free download. The album features 21 different artists, including Baroness, Pig Destroyer, Death, Murder Construct, Dying Fetus, and a great deal more. You can download the album below.
Century Media also released a free sampler pack, which you can snag here. I guess today is Free Music Friday! READ MORE
After Travis Ryan publicly slammed Six Feet Under vocalist Chris Barnes (ex-Cannibal Corpse), calling him, “…a fucking hack,” Cattle Decapitation dropped off “The Autumn Apocalypse Tour”. Now, the band has locked down several headline shows as a buildup to their upcoming tour with Dying Fetus. You can check out the last-minute tour dates below.
Also, make sure to check out our exclusive premiere of “Forced Gender Reassignment” (aka, the most NSFW music video EVER released) here. READ MORE
Cattle Decapitation has pulled out of the current tour with Six Feet Under and Wretched. Singer Travis Ryan posted a comment on his Facebook page where he called Six Feet Under/ex-Cannibal Corpse singer Chris Barnes, “…a fucking hack.”. The band would’ve played The Studio at Webster Hall today in New York, NY.
Ryan’s full statement reads, “Chris Barnes is a fucking hack. I’ve personally passed on at least 5 six feet [Under] tours over the last 8 or so years because he pulls so much nonsense on the support bands because his ego is astronomical. We’re leaving the Chris Barnes Show tour today. Go to the Chris Barnes show and buy some of their merch. They need it desperately.”
As of now, Cattle Decapitation will still be performing with Dying Fetus and Cerebral Bore starting Nov. 25th.
Don’t forget to check out the exclusive premiere of “Forced Gender Reassignment” here, which many people are calling the most horrifying music video they’ve ever seen. READ MORE
Okay, I’ve seen some bizarre, twisted, and downright fucked up music videos in my time. But there wasn’t really anything that could’ve prepared me for Cattle Decapitation‘s “Forced Gender Reassignment”. Let me put it like this: when a video is too intense for YouTube, it gets on Vimeo. That site will let almost anything slide. Nope. Vimeo flat out rejected it, wanting nothing to do with it. But we at Bloody-Disgusting are never ones to shy away from bringing you the most vile visual material out there. So we gladly accepted the opportunity to not only premiere this video for you all, but also to be the only site on the internet with the balls to host it.
So, if you’ve got the guts (and the stomach), you can watch this INCREDIBLY NSFW video below. But don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Also, do us a favor and record your reaction of the video and post the video link in the comments below!
“Forced Gender Reassignment” comes from Cattle Decapitation’s latest album Monolith Of Inhumanity (iTunes). The band also has a ton of tour dates coming up. You can see the schedule for all the shows below. READ MORE
On what might be one of the heaviest tours currently on the road, Revocation is helping melt faces every night on the 18 Nights Of Blood tour, which also features Six Feet Under and Dying Fetus (John Gallagher interview here). But for readers who are unaware of what life is like on the road, drummer Phil Dubois-Coyne has written up an exclusive blog for Bloody Disgusting. It’s quite the hilarious read and I can safely say that, as a result of the blog, I now have a reason to visit Atlanta. Find out why below!
Revocation‘s latest album is Chaos Of Forms, which was released August of 2011 via Reprise Records. You can pick it up on Amazon or iTunes. READ MORE
This upcoming Tuesday sees the release of Dying Fetus‘ seventh studio album Reign Supreme, which comes out via Relapse Records. In anticipation of this hard-hitting slab of brutality, Bloody-Disgusting caught up with guitarist/vocalist John Gallagher to discuss the latest album, future plans for the band, and John’s thoughts on horror, including some of his favorite flicks! You can read this exclusive interview below.
One of the most well known names in the death metal genre, Dying Fetus formed in 1991 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Through years of dedicated touring and album releases, the band has amassed a worldwide devoted following. Years of member changes make John Gallagher the only original remaining member.
Although no tour dates have been set, that hasn’t stopped the official announcement of The Summer Slaughter Tour which features headline The Black Dahlia Murder and support coming from Whitechapel, Darkest Hour, Six Feet Under, As Blood Runs Black, Oceano, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Dying Fetus, and Powerglove. Fans can also vote for which band should be the opener on the tour circuit at the Official Facebook.
Cannibal Corpse has decided to release a tab book through Hal Leonard to teach you some of your favorite hits! Just think how proud grandma will be when you whip out that nice jazzbox and start strumming some ‘Vomit The Soul’. Not her cup of tea? Well, just casually shift into some ‘Devoured By Vermin’ to shut her up and make her soil her depends. The book is now available to order through your local music retailer.
Cannibal Corpse is hitting the road tomorrow so check out the tour dates after the jump.
In conjunction with the upcoming debut full-length release from SYSTEM DIVIDE, The Conscious Sedation, Metal Blade Records has teamed up with BlankTV to premier the extreme modern metal act’s single Hollow. Be sure to head over to BlankTV, the net’s biggest punk and indie music channel, to check out the single Hollow and while you’re there check out the music video for the song The Apex Doctrine, which was shot by Kevin Custer (Hatebreed, Testament, Dope, Dying Fetus, Suffocation).
If you like what you hear and see head over to the band’s landing page and pre-order the album while there is still time to take advantage of the discounted prices. The Conscious Sedation is available by itself or bundled with a t-shirt.
CHECK AFTER THE JUMP FOR NEWS ABOUT ALL THAT REMAINS AND DEATH ANGEL!!!
SYSTEM DIVIDE, the extreme modern metal act featuring Sven De Caluwe (Aborted), Miri Milman, Michael Wilson (ex-Abigail Williams), Cole Martinez (ex-Years of Fire, Antenora), Andrew Lenthe (Antenora), and Mike Heller (Malignancy), has recently completed their first music video for the single The Apex Doctrine, which is being debuted today exclusively on Blank TV! Be sure to head over to Blank TV, the net’s biggest punk and indie music channel, to check out the brand new video for The Apex Doctrine, which was shot by Kevin Custer (Hatebreed, Testament, Dope, Dying Fetus, Suffocation), and leave a comment.
In conjunction with the upcoming release The Conscious Sedation, Metal Blade Records has launched a landing page/MySpace where fans can preorder the album by itself or bundled with a t-shirt.
Cannibal Corpse will be hitting the road for a 17 date run that takes the band through the east coast, south, and Midwest. The mighty CANNIBAL CORPSE will be kicking things off on Friday November 5th in Wilmington, NC at The Soapbox Laundrolounge and will finish things up on Monday November 22nd in Asheville, NC at The Orange Peel. Joining Cannibal Corpse on the road is Dying Fetus, Vital Remains, and Devourment. The tour is being brought to fans by BC Rich, Metal Blade Records, Good Fight Entertainment, and Relapse Records. Head over to MySpace and CannibalCorpse.net for additional touring news and ticketing links.
In conjunction with the upcoming release The Conscious Sedation from the extreme modern metal act SYSTEM DIVIDE, Metal Blade Records has launched a landing page where fans can go to check out music, album artwork, a teaser for the upcoming music video, and specially low priced preorder packages for the album. The first single, The Apex Doctrine, is currently streaming with two more tracks to come before the album is released on September 14.
Always one determined to abide by no preconceived industry standards and stray far from conventionality are the Atlanta based quintet DAATH, who against all odds triumphantly return and enter the studio early next month to begin tracking their highly anticipated third full-length release. The drumming phenom Kevin Talley (ex-Chimaira, Dying Fetus) begins tracking in Atlanta on June 7th with renowned producer Mark Lewis (All That Remains, Trivium, Devildriver) and co-producer Eyal Levi (guitars) at the helm. Be sure to stay tuned to www.myspace.com/daath in the coming weeks for exclusive, in-depth webisodes documenting the entire recording process.
DAATH guitar titans, Eyal Levi and Emil Werstler, also unleashed their new all instrumental collaboration, Levi/Werstler Avalanche of Worms (Bloody-Disgusting review HERE) on Magna Carta Records last month to rave reviews. The duo teamed with legendary drummer Sean Reinert (Cynic, ex-Death) on this album to deliver a commanding sonic statement.
Canada’s extreme death metal outfit, The Last Felony, has set an August 17th North American release date for their Lifeforce Records debut, Too Many Humans. Too Many Humans is The Last Felony’s sophomore effort, and the follow up to the 2008 debut full-length, Aeon Of Suffering (Galy Records).
The new album was recorded, engineered, and mixed at Montreal’s Garage Studio by Chris Donaldson (Cryptopsy, Neuraxis), and mastered by Pierre Remillard (Misery Index, Despised Icon, Ion Dissonance, Beneath the Massacre). Artwork comes courtesy of Felix Rancourt (Despised Icon, Beneath the Massacre).
Head over to Metal Blade’s online store HERE to pre-order your copy of Quantum Catastrophe, which hits streets May 11th for a special, low pre-street date price. Fans can also check out the new music video for the track ‘Beyond Bludgeoned,’ filmed back in February out in the San Joaquin Delta/Rio Vista, CA area and was directed by Nikko DeLuna and shot by Justin Potter, HERE.
Quantum Catastrophe was recorded at Castle Ultimate Studios in Oakland, CA with Zach Ohren (Suffocation, Decrepit Birth, All Shall Perish), who handled engineering mastering and produced the album along with the band. Quantum Catastrophe again features cover art by Par Olofsson, with over the top cover artwork that perfectly complements the nearly unbelievable musicianship present on the record.
Dying Fetus will headline the third installment of the “Thrash And Burn Tour” in Europe in early April. Joining DYING FETUS for this month-long trek will be ORIGIN, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, REVOCATION and MAN MUST DIE.
Commented DYING FETUS’ Sean Beasley: “We are very excited to be a part of Thrash And Burn this year and can’t wait to witness the carnage every night of this tour.”
If you’re a fan of THE FACELESS you’re not going to want to miss their upcoming co-headlining tour with DYING FETUS. The band just announced via their mySpace page that they’ll be playing their latest album “Planetary Duality” in its entirety from start to finish.
The tour is scheduled to kick off on November 14 and you can find a list of tour dates on their myspace page.
Head over to Metal Sucks to win a pair of tickets to the New York City show on 11/28.
Guitarist Michael Keene commented “I think this is going to be the best THE FACELESS performance anyone has caught to date. You can expect a few older songs in there as well and we’re going to try and make this set a very unique experience for everyone who’s coming. Don’t miss this one!” READ MORE