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Limbsplitter Vocalist Drinks His Own Piss

Late Friday night, Limbsplitter vocalist, Devin Swank wrote a particularly enticing Facebook post that read “if this post gets 100 likes I will drink my own pee and live stream it” compelling hoards of the band’s supporters and friends to react accordingly. Fortunately for everyone, (except Devin of course) the post received the necessary 100 likes in less than an hour and he was forced to drink his warm, dark yellow words.

A man of his word, Swank began preparing for the task ahead by drinking copious amounts of fluids and creating suspense and anticipation for those following the events on social media. Just when everyone was beginning to doubt him, the time came for him to drink his own piss.

The Limbsplitter vocalist donned a mournful expression as his friends mocked him on his way to the bathroom. Nervously, he dropped trou and peed into what appeared to be a Gatorade bottle. He retched as he gazed upon the warm, goldenrod liquid that nearly filled the bottle halfway . His disgust emanated through the screen.

In true brutal death metal fashion, though, Swank gulped down the piss as though it were a shot of strong whiskey (or a Chloroform Cocktail *wink wink*) and chased the putrid liquid with spicy jalapeno mustard. Whether or not he swallowed is unconfirmed as it was not caught in the shot, but this leaves fans wondering just how brutal the vocal tracks on the next release will be, given the singers vocal chords are now lubricated with pee.

The band released their debut album, Chloroform Cocktail, in November of 2017 and is already hard at work on the next effort, but it’s antics like this that really set Limbsplitter apart from the droves of mediocre brutal death metal bands that upload their albums to Bandcamp everyday. These guys live the metal lifestyle take brutal to a whole other level. Fans can only wonder what’s next in Limbsplitter’s arsenal of comedic antics; farting on old ladies, drinking gasoline? Who knows. All I know is these guys keep it professional.

If you’re still having trouble believing this actually happened, watch the video below. You can purchase Chloroform Cocktail here.

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Brutal Death Metal Pioneers Internal Bleeding Announce New CD Release!

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New York born brutal slam kings, Internal Bleeding are set to release their first full length album in 4 four years on October 19th with Unique Leader records. The album, entitled “Corrupting Influence” would be the band’s 6th full length album since their formation back in 1991.

Internal Bleeding is often credited with planting the seeds for the slam movement that grew from the band’s signature face melting breakdowns and chugging, down tuned guitars. The band has grown a bit of a cult following among slam heads in the underground since adopting this increasingly brutal style. Judging from the decimating intensity of the band’s last full length release, “Imperium,” fans can expect the new release to be just as bludgeoning.

You can pre-order “Corrupting Influence” directly from Unique Leader Records. Stay brutal slam heads!

Pre-order here:  https://uniqueleader.com/new-releases/internal-bleeding-release-album-cover-track-listing-and-release-date-for-new-album-corrupting-influence/attachment/internal-bleeding-corrupting-influence-cover/

Wormed- Krighsu

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An instant slow burn quickly spreads out creating an overpouring of extreme filth. A steady stream of rapid beats and hell fire rushes across my frame of mind. Some parts of their music are pure eclectic but reasonable noise, other areas area dynamic over the top guitar riffs that rip and shred the living daylights, out of any soul that dares cross it’s path. The vocals are a fine tuned low trudging collection of mayhem at it’s finest.

As I listen on the violent melodies seem to shimmer and rock about in a careless yet death defying manner, without a doubt they are intense.

But they are also quite creative.  With their intros, they know just how to throw you off the beaten path. Song title selection itself seems like something from another planet. Lyrics can not be heard, but there is a terrifying passion that rules this album vocally. A nearly perfect heavy yet morbid creation seemingly sent from afar to destroy all life, and then it’s on to the next song.

They inject some slower moments filled with insane yet delicious tonal patterns. At times their music has an ‘off’ sound about it, especially with the dubbed in radio noise elements with inaudible speaking. Truly a strange musical wonder. Production quality seems top notch, these are some of the most powerful drum parts I have ever heard. The pace which never misses a beat just continues to pound away at my soul.

This has to be the weirdest fucking metal band I have ever heard. Their sound changes a bit into something more alien, though it’s very brief I would have liked more of that. I would have to say that Zeroth-Energy Gravton is my favorite track. I would have liked more of a mixture of that ‘spaced out alien sound’ thrown into their music, but what’s here is pretty good. The vocals were like a never ending juggarnaut of pain, that never did let up. Sometimes I did question the vocals I wondered hey, why not change it up? But then I thought, OK, this is some fierce shit, maybe that’s just what they are going for. Rabid, rough, and ready to kill without a moments notice.

Rating 9/10 by Patrick Wooten

https://wormedsom.bandcamp.com/album/krighsu

Is None More Brutal- An Interview With Eric Newton of Sodomized

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Brutal death grind foursome, Sodomized have been making waves since reuniting a few years back and even caught the attention of other, big name acts, such as Black Dahlia Murder. Being close friends with most of the members of the band, and having witnessed their success first hand, I decided to get the inside scoop on the future of the band. I spoke with formative member and vocalist, Eric Newton, (also known as “Fig”) about the band’s success, writing process, line up changes, and plans for the future. Here’s what he had to say.

Underworld- First of all, how are you?

Eric- Doing alright thanks.

Underworld- The new album, Raised in Meat, has been been receiving a lot of underground success, tell me how that’s been for you guys.

Eric- It’s been pretty cool. I’m not sure if it’s a “success” we put the CD out ourselves, I haven’t done much with getting them out to distros, labels, ect. Brian, our old bass player, had the connections for that but he left the band last year so we’ve been selling them at shows and on our big cartel site

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Underworld- I heard something about Trevor Strnad,the singer from Black Dahlia Murder, recognizing Raised in Meat as one of the best albums of 2015. Do you think that has helped your guys’ success at all?

Eric- Yeah that helped big time! He writes a column for Metal Injection (I think?) and we were on a list he did that was for CD’s to check out then we were on his best underground albums of 2015. That was an honor for sure. Trevor actually ordered the CD which is totally cool for him to do being at the success and level that hes at, I have a lot of respect for him and his support of the underground scene. Paul (from EMBALMER) has also really helped us out a lot too getting the word out there.

Underworld- You guys have some insanely hilarious and offensive lyrical themes, tell me a little bit about the writing process.

Eric- Um actually if Bob (guitars) told you we have lyrics he’s lying. I never really saw the purpose in having lyrics since people don’t know what I’m saying anyway hahaha. We don’t have a set writing process we just start jamming and whatever sounds good we work on it.

Underworld- So wait, you literally just grunt into the mic?

Eric- Hahaha, somewhat.  I’ll use random words or make fun of someone in the audience…..or Bob.  He’s always a good target. 

 

Underworld- Oh man, that’s even better. So, speaking of your writing process, who are your biggest influences?

Eric- We started out back in 1993 so I feel we take a lot musically, as influences, from Incantation, Bolt Thrower, Cannibal Corpse, and Terrorizor. The song style is still the same but with a little update but we definitely are an old-school style death metal band.

Underworld- The band was on something like a ten year hiatus. Tell me why the band initially split and what sparked an interest in a reunion.

Eric- We were on hiatus from 1998 til 2012. Dan (drums) was moving to Florida, at the time, and I didn’t really wanna continue the band without him since he and I formed the band (along with his brother Joe). Plus, it really wasn’t going anywhere and I was kinda burned out with the whole scene and what not, so I took I break as well.

The reunion show happened at the just the right time. Getting back together to play the Feast Of The Deceased fest was in memory of our brother Andy James who passed away in 1996. Dan brought the idea up about doing a show in Andy’s memory and Joe (original guitarist/bassist) was gonna be in town at the time so we figured lets do it. It was supposed to be only one show but there was an interest for the band and we had a great time jamming again so here we are.

Underworld- You guys recently changed bassists, tell the readers a little bit about what happened with your former bass player, Brian Baxter, and how things are going with the new bass player, Rob. Also, did Rob write/play all the bass lines on Raised in Meat?

Eric- Brian left the band beginning of last summer. He got married and I guess wanted to enjoy that part of life. I haven’t heard much from him since he left but he’s doing good. He’s still our brother and I actually miss the big dummy. We went to high school together and we’ve been good friends ever since. Rob is such an amazing bassist and musician and all around great guy we are very lucky to have him. Brian played bass on the “Raised In Meat” CD.

Underworld- I think we all miss seeing Brian around but I’m glad he’s happy. So, I know you guys like to experiment with different tuning, tell the readers a little bit about how you guys achieved your sound on the new album.

Eric- We don’t experiment with different tuning, its an argument between me and Bob. I say D flat he says there is no D flat and its C sharp or some tech term for it. We achieved the mighty guitar tone from solid state Randall amp and Metal Zone pedal. Bob will hate me even more for saying that hahaha, fuck yo Peavy Bob!!!!

Underworld- Hahaha! So anyway, are you guys in the process of writing a new album at the moment?

Eric- Yea we’ve been working on new material we have 2 new songs as of now. It’s been kind of a slow process but no sense in rushing it.

Underworld- Great! You definitely don’t want to rush it. Not at the expense of the sound at least. So as far as live shows are concerned, can fans look forward to more touring in the near future?

Eric- We only can do weekend runs if we do any type of out of state shows. We all have decent jobs, family, kids, ect. So to drop all that and go out on tour isn’t very feasible, it would be nice but gotta have your priorities first, ugh the adult life is a bitch!!!

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Underworld- Amen to that! So, finally, tell the readers about the funniest that’s ever happened to you guys on the road or the stage.

Eric- Funniest road trip story was when we played Chicago last summer. Bobs uncle Rock went with us and got totally wasted and was going up to random groups of girls and talking to them but not realizing he had drum hardware in his hand. He also did this weird walk thing on the way back where he would start spinning his left arm to go right, or vice versa, to help him attempt to walk a straight line.

Well, there you have it. Sodomized certainly looks like they’re working on great stuff, granted adulting doesn’t get in the way. Order their new CD, Raised in Meat, or any custom merch off the band’s distribution site http://sodomized.bigcartel.com or you’re a posevr. Stay brutal.