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Formed: 1987
From: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Regrouped

Latest Carcass News

Below is our complete Carcass 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Samael Announces U.S. Tour Dates With Carcass

Swiss metallers Samael have issued the following update about U.S. tour dates alongside Carcass:

"Prior to the release of "Above" in the US , set for April 7th, S A M A E L will be back on American soil for a tour supporting the reunited Carcass. Here is where you can catch'em up:

03/13-Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero
03/14-Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
03/15-Chicago, IL @ The Pearl Room
03/16-Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre
03/17-Louisville, KY @ Headliner's
03/18-St. Louis, MO @ Pop's
03/20-Tulsa, OK @ Flytrap
03/21-Ft. Worth/Dallas, TX @ Ridglea Theater
03/22-Houston, TX @ Meridian
03/24-Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre
03/25-Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
03/26-San Francisco, CA @ The Grand Ballroom
03/27-Phoenix, AZ @ The Marquee Theatre
03/28-Anaheim, CA @ The Grove

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Moonspell Added To Bloodstock Open Air 2009

Portugese gothic metal band Moonspell are the latest band to be confirmed for the Bloodstock Open Air festival this year. The event will be held at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England and takes place between August 14th and 16th.

The lineup for the festival is now as follows:

Amon Amarth
Apocalyptica
Arch Enemy
Candlemass
Carcass
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Enslaved
Gwar
Katatonia
Million Dollar Reload
Moonspell
Municipal Waste
Sabaton
Satyricon
Saxon
Turisas
The Haunted
Wintersun

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Carcass And Arch Enemy Added To Bloodstock 2009

Reunited British death metal legends Carcass and Swedish metallers Arch Enemy have both been named as the latest acts for this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival. The festival takes place between August the fourteenth and sixteenth at the Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England.

The lineup is now as follows:

Amon Amarth
Apocalyptica
Arch Enemy
Candlemass
Carcass
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Enslaved
Gwar
Katatonia
Million Dollar Reload
Municipal Waste
Sabaton
Satyricon
Saxon
Turisas
The Haunted
Wintersun

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Cannibal Corpse Wins "Greatest Death Metal Song"

Death metal legends Cannibal Corpse has won the award of "Greatest Death Metal Song Of All Time" for their staple track, "Hammer Smashed Face" in a poll on the German website Metal-Hammer.de. In second place was Swedish act Arch Enemy with their song, "We Will Rise" and third place was given to Death for the song "Crystal Mountain."

The full top ten is as follows:

1. Cannibal Corpse – ‘Hammer Smashed Face’ (TOMB OF THE MUTILATED, 1992)
2. Arch Enemy – ‘We Will Rise’ (ANTHEMS OF REBELLION, 2003)
3. Death – ‘Crystal Mountain’ (SYMBOLIC, 1995)
4. Amon Amarth – ‘Pursuit Of Vikings’ (FATE OF NORNS, 2004)
5. Vader – ‘Carnal’ (BLACK TO THE BLIND, 1997)
6. Sepultura – ‘Arise’ (ARISE, 1991)
7. Carcass – ‘Heartwork’ (HEARTWORK, 1993)
8. In Flames – ‘Only For The Weak’ (CLAYMAN, 2000)
9. Kataklysm – ‘In Shadows And Dust’ (SHADOWS & DUST, 2002)
10. Behemoth – ‘Christians To The Lions’ (THELEMA.6, 2000)

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Carcass Announces More North American Shows

Reunited British death metal legends Carcass has announced some more tour dates for their trek across North America. Joining them on the tour will be Suicide Silence, Samael, Arsis and Psycroptic plus some special guests on select shows.

The tour schedule is now as follows:

March
13 - The Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
14 - Peabody’s - Cleveland, OH (with ABIGAIL WILLIAMS)
15 - The Pearl Room - Mokena, IL (with Black Dahlia Murder)
16 - Majestic Theater - Detroit, MI (with Black Dahlia Murder)
17 - Headliner’s - Louisville, KY
18 - Pops - St. Louis - Sauget, IL
20 - Flytrap - Tulsa, OK
21 - Ridglea Theater - Ft. Worth, TX (with Suffocation)
22 - Meridian - Houston, TX
24 - Gothic Theatre - Denver, CO
25 - Sunshine Theatre - Albuquerque, NM
26 - The Grand Ballroom - San Francisco, CA (with The Faceless, Toxic Holocaust)
27 - The Marquee Theatre - Phoenix, AZ (with Suffocation)
28 - The Grove - Anaheim, CA (California Metal Fest with Suffocation, Exodus, The Faceless etc.)

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Carcass Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Reunited U.K. melo-death/gore-grind legends, CARCASS, will return to the United States this March for the “Exhumed to Consume II” tour. The follow up to last years highly successful “Exhume to Consume” tour will feature SUICIDE SILENCE, SAMAEL, ARSIS and PSYCROPTIC plus a few special guests on select dates. Vocalist/bassist and all around optimistic person Jeff Walker commented:

"Well, I'm pleased to announce that CARCASS is gonna settle it's unresolved scores in the U.S.! There was some slight whimpers of discontent that we didn't hit some cities such as Chicago and Denver last time round - places that were always hot spots of enthusiasm for us. So we're coming back in March to finish off our unsettled business! We seemed to have had a profound influence on your economy and gas prices have gotten cheaper haha! That's doesn't mean we’re not gonna come through and provide some value for your buck with some old (and new) school friends and comrades such as SUFFOCATION, SAMAEL, BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, EXODUS, SUICIDE SILENCE etc. - check out locally as for who is on the bill where! And hey, I couldn't think of anywhere better to be on my 40th birthday than the Sunshine Theatre in Albuquerque, New Mexico! We promise this will be the last time we darken your shores (I said that with my fingers crossed behind my back)!"

Here are the latest Carcass North American tour dates: More...

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Carcass Announces More American Tour Dates

Reunited British death metal legends Carcass has announced some more dates in the United States this year.

The bands current tour schedule is as follows:

March 21 - Fort Worth, TX @ Ridglea Theater
w/ Suicide Silence, Suffocation, Whitechapel, Veil of Maya, Beneath The Massacre, Arsis, Samael, Decripit Birth, Psycroptic

March 22 - Houston, TX @ Meridian
w/ Suicide Silence, Samael, Arsis, Decrepit Birth, Pinhead

March 24 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre

March 28 - Anaheim, CA @ Grove of Anaheim
w/ Suffocation, The Faceless, Whitechapel, Samael, Arsis, Decrepit Birth, Veil of Maya, Psycroptic

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Initial Bands For California Metalfest Announced

The California Metalfest has announced the initial lineup for the event which will be held in Anaheim, California on March 28th at The Grove. The event will be headlined by British death metal legends Carcass and will also feature Suffocation, Samael, The Faceless, Whitechapel, Arsis, Decrepit Birth, Veil Of Maya and Psycroptic.

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Earache Records To Release Box Set

Earache Records has posted the following message online:

"In recognition of a music genre that has spawned some of the most original and talented bands hailing from every corner of the globe, Earache Records is proud to announce the release of Worldwide Metal.

"Celebrating the diversity of metal in all of its forms, Worldwide Metal is the ultimate collection of the fastest, heaviest and most brutal metal tracks to rock this planet. Offering 5 CDs of pure metal mayhem plus a fully playable PC game - all for the price of one CD - this collection consists of over 80 tracks from some of the most legendary and inspirational bands of all time. More...

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Carcass Offers North American Tour Wrap-Up

Reformed melo-death/gore-grind legends CARCASS recently completed their first North American tour since first reanimating early this year. Guitarist Michael Amott (ARCH ENEMY) commented on what their recent touring experience was like:

"What a tour! So many sold-out shows and fantastic, bordering on fanatical response from the fans everywhere we went! I’d like to thank the fans in the US/CANADA/MEXICO for waiting patiently and remaining fans all these years – and for coming out in such big numbers on the tour.

"For me personally it’s been quite emotional playing THOSE songs with THOSE guys again – really cool and almost too much fun. Playing the festivals in Europe over the summer was amazing, but I have to admit that I prefer being on tour playing every night in clubs – that’s when you get tight as a band and become a solid unit.

"Highlights? Without lying I’d have say that every night was special, it was just that kind of tour for me – but the NYC show at the sold-out Nokia Theatre was exceptionally killer, and Ken Owen (ex-CARCASS drummer) flew out for that one so the vibe was just incredible! That was the kind of night when you wish that the cameras were rolling."

Regarding the other bands on the tour and the people behind the scenes who made it all happen the guitarist continued: More...

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Brujeria Announces Fall Tour Dates

Extreme metallers Brujeria, whose current touring lineup includes Carcass frontman Jeff Walker (a.k.a. El Cynico) on bass, ex-Cradle Of Filth drummer Adrian Erdlandsson (a.k.a. El Podrido), and Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury (a.k.a. Hongo) on guitar, will embark on the "No Acceptan Imitaciones Tour 2008" in December.

The confirmed Brujeria tour dates are as follows:

11/28 - 3 Kings - Denver, CO
11/29 - House Of Blues - Los Angeles, CA
12/02 - Sunshine Theater - Albuqerque, NM
12/03 - Club 101 - El Paso, TX
12/04 - El Rey - McAllen, TX
12/05 - Riverside Multiplex - Victoria, TX
12/06 - Red 7 - Austin, TX
12/07 - Ridglea Theater - Dallas, TX

Rumor has it that Brujeria has been working on a new record to be released next year. The band's most recent studio album, 2000's "Brujerizmo," was nominated for Best Rock Album at the 2000 Latin Grammy Awards, but ended up being its last recorded with the two original members, Asesino and Hongo Jr., who both left in 2004.

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Arch Enemy Guitarist Signs Deal With Dean Guitars

Dean Guitars has announced that guitarist Michael Amott of ARCH ENEMY and CARCASS fame has signed on with Dean guitars. Dean CEO Elliott Rubinson states “I have been a fan of Michael for some time and we are extremely excited that he has decided to make Dean guitars his home. Michael Amott is a very well respected guitarist worldwide and we look forward to working very closely with him to design his dream guitar."

“I contacted Dean guitars," said Amott "as I was looking for the right guitar company and I knew that if people like Michael Schenker, Dave Mustaine, Dimebag and Leslie West have made Dean their home that I needed to check it out. They sent me two V’s to check out and I immediately fell in love with them. I am sure my new signature guitar will meet all of my demands as well as the needs of my fans around the globe."

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Onslaught Guitarist Speaks On Damnation Festival

Guitarist Nige Rockett of British thrash metallers Onslaught has posted the following message regarding the bands appearance at the festival:

"This is gonna be a fucking killer show and definitely the best UK festival for 2008. The line-up is truly awesome, boasting the Premier, most Extreme Metal bands from all genres this country (UK) has had to offer over the past 25 years...Hats off to the promoters for getting this one together. This could well be our last UK appearance before we wind up the Killing Peace' promotion, so hope to see you all there.......... for what I guarantee will be one insane fucking day."

The lineup for Damnation festival is as follows:

CARCASS
PITCHSHIFTER
NAPALM DEATH
SIGH
THE BERZERKER
TAINT
DESECRATION
RAMESSES
LATITUDES
MY DYING BRIDE
BENEDICTION
ONSLAUGHT

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Tyrant Scheduled For Hole In The Sky Festival

Swedish cult Metallers TYRANT are set to appear at the upcoming annual Hole In The Sky Festival happening from August 27th - 30th, 2008 in Bergen, Norway.

Here's the itinerary:

Wednesday 27/8 - Skinned Alive @ Garage
Dismember
Toxic Holocaust
Urgehal
OLD
Inquisition

Thursday 28/8 - Metal Command @ Garage
Exodus
3 Inches of Blood
Dead to This World
Tyrant
Lobotomized More...

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Carcass To Headline Florida Deathfest

Carcass have been confirmed as this years headliners for the Florida deathfest, set to take place on September 13th in St. Petersburg, Florida. Also on the bill will be acts such as Suffocation, Necrophagist, Daath, 1349, Aborted, Rotten Sound and more.

More details as they emerge.

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Arch Enemy Vocalist Joins Carcass Onstage At W.O.A

Arch Enemy vocalist Angela Gossow joined reunited extreme metal pioneers Carcass onstage during their performance at the Wacken Open Air festival. You can check out fan filmed footage below.

The remaining Carcass tour dates are as follows:

Aug. 16 - Jaromer, Czech Republic - Brutal Assault Festival
Aug. 17 - Budapest, Hungary - Sziget Festival
Aug. 29 - Bergen, Norway - Hole In The Sky Festival
Aug. 30 - Baken, Holland - Loud From The South Festival
Sept. 5 - Worcester, MA - Palladium
Sept. 6 - New York City, NY - Nokia Theatre
Sept. 7 - Montreal, QC - Le Medley
Sept. 8 - Toronto, ON - The Opera House
Sept. 9 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
Sept. 10 - Baltimore, MD - Sonar
Sept. 11 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11
Sept. 12 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
Sept. 13 - Tampa, FL - Jannus Landing
Sept. 15 - Austin, TX - Emo's
Sept. 16 - Mexico, City, Mexico - Circo Volador
Sept. 18 - Los Angeles, CA - House Of Blues
Sept. 19 - San Francisco, CA - The Grand Ballroom
Sept. 21 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Sept. 22 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
Sept. 27 - Mooiriver, South Africa - Witchfest
Oct. 8 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - El Teatro De Flores
Oct. 9 - Perth, Australia - Capitol
Oct. 10 - Adelaide, Australia - HQ Complex
Oct. 11 - Brisbane, Australia - The Arena
Oct. 12 - Sydney, Australia - The Metro Theatre
Oct. 13 - Melbourne, Australia - Billboard
Oct. 15 - Auckland, New Zealand - Transmission Room
Oct. 18 - Tokyo, Japan - Saitama Super Arena (Loud Park)
Oct. 19 - Nagoya, Japan - Diamond Hall,
Oct. 21 - Osaka, Japan - Big Cat Capa
Nov. 1 - Bogota, Colombia - Rock Al Parque
Nov. 2 - Caracas, Venezuela - Estacionamiento de la Casa del Artista
Nov. 5 - Por Unica Ves Juntos, Chile - Teatro Caupolican
Nov. 8 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - El Teatro De Flores
Nov. 15 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Danish Metal Awards
Nov. 22 - Leeds, UK - Damnation Festival More...

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Carcass Announces More North American Dates

Reunited U.K. extreme legends Carcass have announced some more dates for their Fall trek of North America with Suffocation, 1349, Aborted and Rotten Sound.

The updated tour schedule is as follows:

September
5 - Palladium - Worcester, MA
6 - Nokia Theatre - New York City, NY
7 - Medley - Montreal, QC
8 - Opera House - Toronto, ON
9 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ
10 - Sonar - Baltimore, MD
11 - Volume 11 - Raleigh, NC
12 - The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
13 - Jannus Landing - Tampa, FL
15 - Emo’s - Austin, TX
18 - House Of Blues - Los Angeles, CA
19 - The Grand Ballroom - San Francisco, CA
21 - El Corazon - Seattle, WA
22 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC

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Carcass Announces More Tour Dates

Carcass have added a few more shows to their North American run this September with Suffocation, 1349, Aborted and Rotten Sound.

The updated tour schedule is as follows:

September 5 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
September 6 - New York, NY @ Nokia Theatre
September 7 - Montreal, QC @ Medley
September 8 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House
September 9 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
September 10 - Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
September 11 - Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11 Tavern
September 13 - Tampa, FL @ Jannus Landing
September 15 - Austin, TX @ Emo’s
September 19 - San Francisco, CA @ The Grand Ballroom
September 21 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
September 22 - Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom

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Carcass Announces Raleigh Concert

Reunited extreme metal favourites Carcass have added a show in Raleigh, North Carolina to their upcoming tour. Also on the bill will be death metal legends Suffocation, 1349, Aborted and Rotten Sound.

The tour schedule is now as follows:

September 5 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
September 6 - New York, NY @ Nokia Theatre
September 7 - Montreal, QC @ Medley
September 8 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House
September 9 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
September 10 - Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
September 11 - Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11 Tavern
September 15 - Austin, TX @ Emo’s
September 19 - San Francisco, CA @ The Grand Ballroom

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1349 To Return To The U.S. On Carcass Tour

As previously mentioned, Norway’s 1349 will return to the US to participate on the highly anticipated Carcass tour this fall. Beginning September 5, the tour, also featuring Necrophagist, Suffocation, Aborted and Rotten Sound, marks the band's third visit to America in support of their third and most successful album, "Hellfire." Seven performances as of press time are confirmed with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

Earlier this year the band performed at the annual South-By-Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas as part of the Norwegian arts showcase. 1349 returns to the US as writing continues on their fourth, and still untitled, album.

Confirmed 1349 tour dates include:

9/05/2008 The Palladium - Worcester, MA
9/06/2008 Nokia Theater - New York, NY
9/07/2008 Le Medley, Montreal, QC
9/08/2008 Opera House - Toronto, ON
9/09/2008 Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ
9/10/2008 Sonar - Baltimore, MD
9/19/2008 The Grand - San Francisco, CA

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