Band Photo: Carcass (?)
From: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Regrouped
Carcass Interviews and Features
Below are our features and interviews with Carcass.
It's been almost a year since Carcass released "Surgical Steel" (reviewed here) — the band's first studio album in almost twenty years. The impact of this glorious recording, which mainly mixes within a modern context, classic elements from most of their past recordings, has been undeniable. This feast of relentless riffing/drumming, vicious vocals and provocative lyrics has even become a sort of new standard regarding how 'comeback' Metal albums will be judged in the future.
Given the global fascination "Surgical Steel" still produces, we decided to briefly interview vocalist/bassist, Jeff Walker. He helped us understand more in detail some particularities about the making of this extreme, 11-song metal marvel.
"Surgical Steel" has been labeled as a stylistic concoction of your past recordings. Certainly, it features familiar elements that could easily be part of albums like "Reek Of Putrefaction" or even "Swansong." Do you agree with that assertion? More...
Michael Amott is by far one of the most influential names in metal, having released some of the most important metal albums of the past 20 years with both Arch Enemy and Carcass. Having spent his entire adult life on the road and still growing Arch Enemy's commercial potential, it's safe to say that Michael Amott has secured his name in metal history.
Metalunderground.com got the chance to meet with the guitar wizard himself to discuss his musical influences, juggling two bands and what it's like to have been in a band with your brother for a decade and a half. More...