Cannibal Corpse

cannibalCannibal Corpse is an American death metal band from Buffalo, New York. They were inspired by thrash metal bands like Kreator,and Slayer, and other death metal bands like  Morbid Angel and Death. Their album art, done by Vincent Locke and its lyrics, which caused horror fiction effect caused high controversy.

Several countries have banned Cannibal Corpse from performing within their borders, or have banned the sale and display of original Cannibal Corpse album covers.

 

>> Genre: Death Metal

>> Country: USA

>> Active: 1988-present

 

History

They  were Formed in 1988, and have released twelve studio albums, one box set, and one live album. A cult began to build behind the group with the release of albums 1991’s Butchered at Birth and 1992’s Tomb of the Mutilated, The both reached over one million in worldwide sales by 2003, 558,929 in the United States by 2003, which made them the top-selling death metal band of all time in the US. Studio albums: Eaten Back to Life (1990), Butchered at Birth (1991), Tomb of the Mutilated (1992), The Bleeding (1994), Vile (1996), Gallery of Suicide (1998), Bloodthirst (1999), Gore Obsessed (2002), The Wretched Spawn (2004), Kill (2006), Evisceration Plague (2009), Torture (2012).

 

Band members

Alex Webster – bass guitar (1988 present)

Paul Mazurkiewicz – drums (1988 present)

George „Corpsegrinder“ Fisher – lead vocals (1995 present)

Patrick O’Brien – guitars (1997 present)

Rob Barrett – guitars (1993–1997, 2005 present)

 

Music

  • „Eaten Back to Life“ (1990)
  • „Butchered at Birth“ (1991)
  • „Tomb of the Mutilated“ (1992)
  • „The Bleeding“ (1994)
  • „Vile“ (1996)
  • „Gallery of Suicide“ (1998)
  • „Bloodthirst“ (1999)
  • „Gore Obsessed“ (2002)
  • „The Wretched Spawn“ (2004)
  • „Kill“ (2006)
  • „Evisceration Plague“ (2009)
  • „Torture“ (2012)

Famous for:  Hammer Smashed Face, Make Them Suffer, Priests of Sodom, Evisceration Plague

 

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Sources:

http://www.cannibalcorpse.net/  – official website

http://www.metalblade.com/us/artists/cannibal-corpse/ – Record Label

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannibal_Corpse – Wiki

http://www.last.fm/music/Cannibal+Corpse – Last.fm