There are but a few songs released in the 21st Century that can already be called legitimate classics. In the case of Cannibal Corpse, who have been death metal leaders since 1988, the band has achieved in writing a track, which only six years after its release, is considered an extreme metal classic.
The 2012 Summer Slaughter Festival tour is an all-embracing showcase of everything extreme. With an incredibly eclectic and brutal lineup consisting of Cannibal Corpse, Between the Buried and Me, Periphery, Goatwhore, Exhumed and more, there was no way in hell we were going to miss the New York City date.
'Hammer Smashed Face,' 'Force-Fed Broken Glass,' 'Sanded Faceless' -- these are just a few of the charming song titles that death metal legends Cannibal Corpse have used throughout their career. Having been vilified for their gore-encrusted style of brutal death metal, which is well documented in the film 'Metal: A Headbanger's Journey,' Cannibal Corpse bassist and creative lynchpin Alex Webster may seem an unlikely candidate for a pleasant and mindful discussion to some, but those naysayers couldn't be more incorrect.
Meshuggah just claimed their third consecutive win in our Death Match by stomping out their latest competition, Deicide. The Swedish extreme metal legends are just one win away from having their track 'Break Those Bones Whose Sinews Gave It Motion' declared as immortal in our Death Match Hall of Fame.
For those of you who aren't familiar with the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise, let us break it down for you: Two-thousand metalheads journey from all across the globe to set sail for four days of crushing music on a luxury cruise ship.
Cannibal Corpse's Alex Webster Talks to Full Metal Jackie