Chronic Aggression TV has posted live performance footage from Exhumed in Toronto, ON from February 5th. The performance took place at The Grind Through Space Tour with Napalm Death, Voivod, and Iron Reagan.
Originally released in 1998, Exhumed’s now-classic debut full-length, Gore Metal, was a boundary defying offering of filth-ridden, grinding, over-the-top death-metal. Unrepentantly fast, furious and maniacal, Gore Metal gleamed with a delightful audio repugnance bedecked in blazing riff infiltrations, slasher-film-inspired lyrics and vile cover art. It was the record that made Carcass seem PG-rated by comparison and thus certified itself as a true underground classic.
Not content to let the album rot away, Exhumed returned to the studio almost two decades later to re-record the landmark offering. The resulting Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998 – 2015, set for release this February via Relapse Records, maintains the maniacal ferocity of the original recordings while adding depth to the sonic devourment thanks in no small part to years of touring and a vastly improved-sounding recording quality.
Proclaims vocalist/guitarist Matt Harvey: “I’m super pumped that we got the chance to re-record Gore Metal. I don’t think any of us were happy with how it turned out the first time around, so getting another shot at it meant a lot to me personally. I was also really excited to have our old friend Ross Sewage reprise his vocals on the new version, ensuring that it still sounds like that era of Exhumed, though things are a lot more audible this time around!”
“Open The Abscess”
“Limb From Limb”
“In My Human Slaughter House”
“Deadest Of The Dead”
“Open The Abscess”:
Presented with completely new artwork and a gaggle of detailed liner notes, Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998 – 2015 was released via Relapse Records February 10th. The album is available digitally and limited addition LP as well as a deluxe 2CD set which comes packaged with the original version of the album for the price of a single CD. Order a copy at Relapse.com.