ALBUM REVIEW: Mortem – Slow Death

Oh, what a surprise it was to get to do a piece on the re-release of Norwegian black metal legends Mortem’s Slow Death! A huge thank you to Peaceville for deciding to throw this one back out there in a two-disc set containing the original recordings along with some of the demos. Included in the release is the original 1989 booklet with an extended band history and some awesome rare images. I am actually finding it kind of hard to pick a place to begin!

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Carnifex – Slow Death

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Carnifex’s latest LP, Slow Death, is nothing if not about getting down to brass tacks. Quick off the blocks, the San Diego natives jump into the two strongest bangers of the batch, ‘Dark Heart Ceremony’ and ‘Slow Death.’ While doing so, they also set the template of what else to come in the remaining 29 minutes; Carnifex gonna be Carnifex.Continue reading

Carnifex To Release New Album, Slow Death This Summer


California deathcore band Carnifex will drop their new album Slow Death on August 5th from Nuclear Blast Records. Slow Death produced and recorded by Carnifex and Mick Kenney (Anaal Nakrath, Bleeding Through), co-produced by Jason Suecof (Death Angel, Chelsea Grin, Job For A Cowboy) and mixed by Mark Lewis (The Black Dahlia Murder,Whitechapel, Devildriver, Deicide) at Audiohammer Studios. Artwork for Slow Death for the album was created by longtime collaborator godmachine. Pre-orders are live now at this link:

Front man Scot Ian Lewis commented about the new album:

“Album number six, over ten years as a band and we have more fire and passion than ever,. This album will reshape our genre and be looked back on as an album that started a new movement for aggressive, dark metal. We’re going to show those who love us and those who hate us just how far reaching our ambition is.”

Slow Death track listing:

01.Dark Heart Ceremony
02.Slow Death
03.Drown Me In Blood
04.Pale Ghost
05.Black Candles Burning
06.Six Feet Closer To Hell
08.Life Fades To A Funeral
09.Countess Of The Crescent Moon
10.Servants To The Horde

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Carnifex, Photo by Clayton Addison © 2015)

Carnifex is:

Scott Lewis – Vocals

Shawn Cameron – Drums

Jordan Lockrey – Guitar

Cory Arford – Guitar

Fred Calderon – Bass

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