San Diego Death Metal greats outfit Cattle Decapitation will release their next album, their tenth, Terrasite, coming on May 12th, 2023 via Metal Blade Records. produced by Dave Otero (Allegaeon, Khemmis, Archspire) and with distinctive and horrifying artwork from Wes Benscoter (Vader, Kreator, Bloodbath, Hypocrisy), Terrasite is dedicated to the memory of Gabe Serbian, former Cattle Decapitation drummer, who died last year. Check out the album concept, artwork, and tracklisting now. Continue reading
We end the year on a chaser episode. Who are the Big Four of Death Metal? If Death Metal had a Mount Rushmore, what bands would be on it? Nik and Keefy rank the best Death Metal bands of all time, checking down from a list of about 30 bands!
Amon Amarth has shared a new single and video -“Oden Owns You All” One!” The track comes from their 2022 album, The Great Heathen Army, out now via Metal Blade Records. Read our review here. The band is wrapping up their 2022 North American Tour with Obituary, Carcass, and their labelmates Cattle Decapitation. The tour comes to a historical close on Saturday, December 17th when the band become the first death metal band to ever headline the legendary Kia Forum in Los Angeles with their full-scale European production, featuring pyro, Viking ships, a Viking helmet drum riser, live battle reenactments, the now infamous “Viking Row!” Read our coverage of this tour here. Watch the video now!
The Great Heathen Army Tour marched through Cincinnati and Amon Amarth set the town ablaze.
Metal masters Amon Amarth have been chasing the peasants away for thirty years. They are presently on tour in support of The Great Heathen Army (Metal Blade) record that came out earlier this year, and they brought along Cattle Decapitation, Obituary, and Carcass for the ride.
Disquisition On An Execution surpasses the confines of being a meager release. It’s The Last Ten Seconds Of Life’s eighteen-minute soundtrack to accompany a lecture on the best way to snap a victim’s neck in one fell swoop. The four-track EP – courtesy of mammoth label Unique Leader – is an inescapable assault – a hodge-podge of dense, declarative deathcore. Fits and starts of feral madness fuel the Pennsylvanian foursome.
Considering most people are already feeling like overcooked baked potatoes wrapped in tin foil, the fact that today is meant to be the hottest day of the festival really isn’t the best news. Still, that certainly doesn’t deter a healthy crowd from shaking off the hangovers and getting on with the business at hand, Baest and Lost Society both grabbing the main stage by the scruff of the neck while Sister Shotgun and Mastiff do the same on the Sophie stage.Continue reading
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I’m not going to start this write-up and pretend like I have a solution for grief or that I’ve made peace with the fact that Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder is no longer with us. As of this writing, it’s been nearly a week since his passing and frankly, I’m still trying to process that. Telling myself that it can’t be true since I’ve seen Strnad and his bandmates have seemingly all the fun onstage at least seven times.
In time I’ll accept what has occurred. But let’s take a look back.
Cattle Decapitation was used as walkout music for AEW wrestler Erick Red Beard, a huge metalhead for often shares his metal favorites with fans, during the AEW Rampage! The song “Finish Them” from their 2019 album Death Atlas (Metal Blade) can be heard as Eric enters the ring in this clip shared by the band. Continue reading
Cattle Decapitation had just begin to tour behind their amazing 2019 album Death Atlas (Metal Blade) when the pandemic took hold. The band is now hitting the road in 2022 with a gang of heavy bands to bring their music, old and new to the masses. The “Death…At Last Tour’ features support from The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Creeping Death and Extinction A.D.Continue reading