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Abscess

Formed: 1994
From: Benicia, CA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Abscess Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Abscess.

Feature

Heavy Metal Black Friday Deals Revealed

All that Black Friday / Cyber Monday nonsense is upon us again, and for those of a metal persuasion who are so inclined, you too can get some great deals on music.

But luckily you don't have to get trampled at Walmart to get killer metal at reduced prices, because many labels and distros are offering their deals online. Check out the latest sales below, and check back in as we'll be updating this article over the weekend as more deals are announced.

Through Monday, SELFMADEGOD RECORDS is giving metal lovers a change to buy any 3 albums and get an extra album free.

RAZORBACK RECORDS has a deal running through December 2nd where select albums from Abscess, Mortician, Wooden Stake, and more are only $5.

Until Monday the 2nd, RELAPSE RECORDS is offering 20% off the entire mailorder webstore.

DEEPSEND RECORDS has a buy 3, get 1 free deal running on all CDs.

THE OMEGA ORDER is offering 25% off all vinyl using the promo code “Fire.”

COMATOSE MUSIC is offering a buy 3 get 1 free sale on all CDs that builds up (buy 6 get 2 or buy 9 get 3).

ROXX RECORDS is offering 25% off everything in the webstore Friday, Saturday, and Sunday using the “XMASROXX2013” coupon code.

METAL BLADE RECORDS is hosting a holiday sale giving up to 40% off select vinyl releases.

BLOOD AND INK RECORDS has a deal giving 20% off any item with the code “TY2013” that runs through December 6th, 2013.

The FACEDOWN RECORDS Thanksgiving sale features a variety of albums for $1 - $5 each along with reduced price merch.

CENTURY MEDIA has a variety of delightfully evil winter sweaters and Christmas ornaments for freaking out your family this holidy season.

VICTORY RECORDS will be offering 25% off the entire webstore Black Friday through Cyber Monday, and the label has also released a line of ridiculous holiday band sweaters.

THINK FAST RECORDS has several holiday bundles available with reduced price vinyl and merch bundles.

WE ARE TRIUMPHANT RECORDS is offering 25% off the entire webstore through December 2nd.

PROSTHETIC RECORDS is providing 25% off your entire order using code "PRST66613" at checkout through December 2nd.

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Interview

Chris Reifert Chronicles The Demise Of Abscess

While news of the retirement of non-traditional metal act Abscess was a blow to the scene, it also came on the heels of another announcement that got the death metal legions riled up and ready for destruction - the resurrection of Autopsy. Abscess came to its end just after the release of the "Dawn of Inhumanity", the band's sixth full-length album. Since then, Autopsy has already begun working on a new EP and full-length. Chris Reifert of Abscess and Autopsy took some time to explain the reasons behind the breakup and subsequent reactivation, and discussed the future of Autopsy. More...

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Interview

Chris Reifert Discusses New Abscess Album

Guitarist and vocalist Chris Reifert has been involved with such lauded death metal acts as Death and Autopsy. His current band Abscess just saw a new release in the form of "Dawn of Inhumanity," a punk influenced album with a raw production that many fans of old school death metal crave. Speaking on the new album Reifert commented, "Our goal was to have it be like one piece and you want to hear the whole thing. Each song lends itself to the one before and after at. We wanted to get the full album experience instead of having people just put one or two songs on their iPod and forget the rest." A transcription of my conversation with Chris about the new album and the band's history can be viewed below. More...

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