SANDED FACELESS: The Cannibal Corpse Thread

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They've got a new album coming out (and "Sanded Faceless" is the name of one of the rockin' chunes thereon). Hard to believe that they've been around for more than a decade now. Yet they, and their beloved Cookie-Monster-gone-psycho vocals and over-the-top-disgusting lyrics, are still going strong. Something of a joke in death metal circles, but there's something to be said for longetivity (and the gross-out factor).

"If vomit were a movie, this would be the soundtrack," as one critic said. Or, as an ex-girlfriend wrote, "the nadir of American civilization." Which is why I love 'em to (bloody, gore-splattered) pieces, of course!

Tadeusz Suchodolski, Saturday, 30 March 2002 01:00 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

someone in my 10th grade art class got sent out of the room for wearing a cannibal corpse t-shirt. cannibal corpse always struck me as "the nadir of civilization" precisely because they were neither slicked-up radio metal or the worst of the overthetop black/death/grind sets (carcass, burzum, bathory) or even the "politicized" "hardcore" bands who shared their sound almost exactly (napalm death, man is the bastard, eyehategod.) for this unceasingly devotion to cartoonish mayhem, they should indeed be applauded even if i have no time for their music any more.

jess, Saturday, 30 March 2002 01:00 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

one year passes...
Cannibal corpse!,one of the few bands that wernt afraid to open up the path for extream music,not just any band eather,in a leage of there own they do not give a fuck about wat people think wich makes them even better,as a guitar player its also an artistic form of cohesive music,combined,lyrix,music,and art work,never selling out and loving wat they do pushing the envelope that piss week bands dont have the balls to do/exple/linkin park/crazy town/hearing them make me feel therve never putt eny efort in to the music and 4 those wannabees out there stay true be your self lisen to cannibal corpse if your not to chicken shit,it wont kill you.if u like it lisn 2 it/stay fuckn metal pussys...PS 2 b concluded!

jesse alan, Sunday, 28 March 2004 04:17 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

nine years pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLq9axr6ff4

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 23 April 2013 22:07 (four years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

I have a knee and rib injury.

In other words...CC is on tour. See this one. Skeletal Domain is awesome live

Hammer Smashed Bagels, Friday, 9 October 2015 04:01 (two years ago) Permalink

man they are playing a mile from my house tonight (or played) but I'm on tour and couldn't go. did you just see them at Motorco?

tremendous crime wave and killing wave (Joan Crawford Loves Chachi), Friday, 9 October 2015 05:13 (two years ago) Permalink

Motorco is apparently where they are tonight. I saw them in Jacksonville (Crazy Horse).

"Skull Full of Maggots" always nice when they pull that one out.

also a CC show is p much the only place you can hear someone shout "I cum blood!" and hear hundreds of sweaty men scream in ecstacy in response

Hammer Smashed Bagels, Friday, 9 October 2015 17:26 (two years ago) Permalink

I saw them back in March, with Behemoth. They were great.

the top man in the language department (誤訳侮辱), Friday, 9 October 2015 17:32 (two years ago) Permalink

saw that tour too! geez I've seen them now 7 times in 5 years, the 8th next month. took me 15 years to see Slayer that many times

helps that they do one offs in Tampa every now and then

Hammer Smashed Bagels, Friday, 9 October 2015 17:36 (two years ago) Permalink

I'm kind of glad that for the most part, scenesters have stopped fronting when it comes to CC. when I first got into CC I used to get massively clowned for listening to "K-Mart death metal". admittedly I like my death metal a little less polished sounding, usually (the sheen is one reason I got put off of Bloodthirst for years before deciding I still liked it)....but god they're fun.

i used to not like "Vile" but i've realized that when they play "Devoured by Vermin" i always love it so revisiting it

Hammer Smashed Bagels, Saturday, 10 October 2015 02:56 (two years ago) Permalink

four weeks pass...

Seeing them for the 8th time. \m/

Hammer Smashed Bagels, Sunday, 8 November 2015 02:54 (two years ago) Permalink

feel like they get louder and louder each time. a lot of death metal bands have this hollowed out sound live, muddy and scooped, whereas Cannibal just sound so massive. damn my ears...

Hammer Smashed Bagels, Sunday, 8 November 2015 12:39 (two years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

the new one's one of my fav things they've done in years. not that it breaks any kind of new ground at all, but it's savage in a way they haven't been in 20 years or so.

the title track is so fucking amazing

fuck you, your hat is horrible (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 21 November 2017 03:26 (three weeks ago) Permalink

it's fun

j., Tuesday, 5 December 2017 03:21 (one week ago) Permalink


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