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Amputated

Formed: 2002
From: Bristol, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Amputated News

Below is our complete Amputated news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Bane Of Bedlam Announces New Tour Dates

In addition to the Berlin Deathfest (Germany) and Gothenberg Deathfest (Sweden) on October 3rd and 4th, Bane Of Bedlam has announced the upcoming "Spreading The Horror" European tour with Amputated. Dates are as follows:

1/10/14 - House of Rock, Barcelona (Spain)
5/10/14 - Closer Club, Rome (Italy)
6/10/14 - Freakout Club, Bologna (Italy)
7/10/14 - Bluerose Saloon, Bresso (Italy)
9/10/14 - B52, Eernegem (Belgium)
10/10/14 - Rock Cafe Asgard, Beverwijk (Netherlands)
11/10/14 - Dark City Deathfest, Zagan (Poland)
12/10/14 - Rudeboy Club, Bielsko-Biala (Poland) More...

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Amputated Streaming New Album

Four years since their last full release, the UK's premier brutal gore death metal merchants, Amputated, return with a new line up and their third slab of aural carnage. "Dissect, Molest, Ingest" features 11 festering tracks and artwork courtesy of MottlaBrutal Art. Stream the entire release below, or over on bandcamp.

Amputated will be appearing at the Kin Hell Fest 'Show No Mersey' event on January 25th in Liverpool at the Blade Factory, along with eleven other confirmed bands. Amputated will also be touring the UK with French act Svart Crown and Swedish metallers Diabolical next month. Check out the dates below.

28/02 London - Black Heart
01/03 Plymouth - White Rabbit
02/03 Brighton - Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
03/03 Birmingham - The Flapper
04/03 Glasgow - Ivory Blacks
05/03 Leeds - Fox and Newt More...

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Unearthing The Brutal Metal Underground

If there was ever a genre of metal that seems to get the least amount of exposure, it would possibly be the brutal death metal scene. There are literally dozens of bands putting out material every week, and occasionally a few rise above the heap to become well-known with most metal listeners.

Brutal death metal, which has as it's subgenres slam, grind, and porno, can partially trace it's inception back to Earache grindcore compilations and mostly to the late 80's/early 90's when such extreme bands as Blood Duster, Lividity, and Broken Hope put out grisly material that raised the bar in terms of gore, lyrics, and horror-themed album cover art. The following years saw Dying Fetus become one of the top bands of the next wave, with caustic maim-inducing music that influenced countless bands in today's brutal scene. When done well, the music can be hilarious and high energy. When done badly, it is still pretty funny too. More...

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