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Carnal Decay

Formed: 2002
From: Switzerland
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Carnal Decay News

Below is our complete Carnal Decay 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.

Carnal Decay Announce New EP - Unveil Art & Teaser

Just one year after the release of their latest album, 2017's You Owe, You Pay, long-running Switzerland-based slamming brutal death metal crew Carnal Decay is primed to unleash more gory rampaging music on July 20th. The group is proud to announce their forthcoming EP, When Push Comes To Shove, a 7-Inch vinyl format release that will also see release on all digital platforms. When Push Comes To Shove consists of three murderous songs aided by extended guest vocals from Igor Fil of brutal death metal favorites Katalepsy on "Food For Thought".

You can check out an extended teaser video for When Push Comes To Shove below:

Carnal Decay vocalist Michael Kern comments on the release: More...

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Behexen And Woe Added To Incubate Fest

Behexen and Woe have been added to the already extensive lineup for the Dutch Incubate festival, which takes place this coming September. Full details and tickets can be found at this location.

Other bands playing Incubate include Immortal, Mayhem, Gehenna, Khold, Tulus, Chaos Invocation, Dragged Into Sunlight, Brutal Truth, Worship, and many more. The currently announced lineup is:

Friday September 20th

Gehenna (NO)
Chaos Invocation
Dragged into Sunlight
Brutal Truth
Sonne Adam
Terzij de Horde
Verbum Verus
Neige Morte
Serpent Noir
Iron Witch
Dead Existence
Downfall of Gaia
Age Of Woe More...

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Las Vegas Death Fest IV Line-Up Announced

The Las Vegas Death Fest IV will once again be coming to the Cheyenne Saloon in North Las Vegas, Nevada on June 15th and 16th. Bands keep confirming for the event, and a third day might be added to the festival. Check in for updates and more information on the Las Vegas Death Fest IV event page. Below is a preliminary list of the bands playing, along with a video upload from Germany's Begging For Incest - who will be playing on day one. The track "Diarrhea Dreams" is from its new album "Orgasmic Selfmutilation."

DAY 1 - Friday June 15th

Carnal Decay
Inherit Disease
Begging For Incest
Indecent Excision
Guttural Secrete
Parasitic Exterpation
Devour The Unborn
Vomit God
Stages of Decomposition
Extremely Rotten
Short Bus Pile Up
Engaged In Mutilating
Crypt Infection

Day 2 - Saturday June 16th - 21+

HEADLINER: Severed Savior
Atrocious Abnormality
Face Of Ruin
Viseral Disgorge
Coat Hanger Abortion
Flesh Horder
Dragging Entrails
Pencil Lead Syringe
Eighty-Thousand Dead

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Insision To Appear At Gothenburg Deathfest

Swedish act Insision has announced an appearance at the upcoming Gothenburg Deathfest on November the 5th, 2011. The band commented on the show:

"Location: Henriksberg, Stigbergsliden 7, Gothenburg. Be sure to get yourself a ticket to this Festival. For more info regarding the festival head here.

"Other bands confirmed: Beheaded (Malta), Mass Infection (Greece), Carnal Decay (Switzerland),
Seed (South Korea), Godless Truth (Czech Republic), PuterAeon (Sweden), and Inhuman Deformity (Sweden)."

Insision also released the "End of All" EP earlier this year, will full details on the release available at this location.

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Mountains Of Death Running Order Revealed

The complete band lineup and running order for the Mountains of Death festival, which takes place in Switzerland from August 18th - 20th, have now been revealed. The order is as follows:

Donnerstag, 18. August
21.00 - 21.30 Oral Fistfuck (CH)
21.50 - 22.20 Absorb (DE)
22.40 - 23.20 Impure (ES)
23.45 - 00.45 Krisiun (BR)
01.05 - 01.40 Putrid Pile (US)
02.00 - 02.40 Rectal Smegma (NL)

Freitag, 19. August
13:45 - 14:15 Cremation (CH)
14:30 - 15:00 Embalming Theatre (CH)
15:15 - 15:45 Insain (FR)
16:05 - 16:35 Perverse Dependence (RU)
16:55 - 17:25 Amputated (UK)
17:45 - 18:25 Disentomb (AU)
18:45 - 19:25 Degrade (SE)
19:45 - 20:30 Defeated Sanity (DE)
20:50 - 21:35 Abysmal Torment (MT)
22:05 - 23:05 To Violently Vomit (US)
23:35 - 00:35 Decapitated (PL)
01:05 - 01:45 Viscera Trail (IL)
02:00 - 02:40 Fubar (NL) More...

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Mountains Of Death Festival Lineup Announced

The organizers of the upcoming Mountains of Death festival have checked in with the following update about the band lineup:

"The following bands are completing the line-up of Mountains of Death 2011: Incinerate (US), Modus Delicti (IT), To Violently Vomit (US), and Putrid Pile (US).

"All those who are giving themselves the trouble to check out the links on the billing list might wonder about the myspace address of To Violently Vomit... behind this name stands nobody less than the singular, legendary and since 1992 acitve Disgorge from San Diego... or at least the greater part of them! All the rest about disturbances and stories about the band you can read at another place and would go beyond the scope of this note.

"Almost unavoidable, there are some line-up changes. The following bands are not able to play: Ancient Necropsy (CO) and Ingurgitating Oblivion (DE)"

The festival takes place from August 18th - 20th in Switzerland, with full details available here. The complete lineup for Mountains of Death is now as follows: More...

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Carnal Decay Announces European Tour Dates

CARNAL DECAY has announced the following European tour dates with Malignancy (US) and Kastrated (UK):

17/09/10 Wermelskirchen (DE)
18/09/10 Houten (NL)
19/09/10 Weert (NL)
20/09/10 Berlin (DE)
21/09/10 Liptovský Mikuláš (SK)
22/09/10 Comacchio Ferrara (IT)
23/09/10 Ronchi dei Legionari (IT)
24/09/10 Sursee (CH)

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Running Order Revealed For Houten Deathfest

This year's edition of Holland's Houten Deathfest is set to take place on September 18th, 2010. The promotional poster for the festival can be found here. The running order for the festival is as follows:

15.00 - 15.30 Fumes of Decay (ned)
15.55 - 16.25 Kastrated (uk)
16.50 - 17.20 Vulvectomy (ita)
17.45 - 18.15 Diluvian (fr)
18.40 - 19.20 Carnal Decay (sui)
19.45 - 20.25 Begging for Incest (ger)
20.50 - 21.30 Kraanium (nor)
21.55 - 22.35 Despondency (ger)
23.00 - 00.00 Malignancy (usa)

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Kraanium To Perform At Houten Deathfest

Norway's Kraanium has issued the following update about playing at the upcoming Houten Deathfest:

"So as the headline say, we are just booked to play at this years Houten Deathfest in Holland on the 18th of September! Bands confirmed so for: Malignancy, Kastrated, Carnal Decay, and Diluvian.

"Also, the lay out for our upcoming split CD with Epicariectomy and Dormant Carnivore are soon done, so we will post some pics of it possible in a couple of days. As for the release of the CD is still not set, but we hope it will be out at least before we play at Houten Deathfest so stay tuned for more news and be prepared for a 3 way split of Super Slamming Sickness!"

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Carnal Decay Recruits New Bassist

Swiss death metal act Carnal Decay has issued the following brief announcement about recruiting a new new bass player:

"Heeey Girls We have a new sexy member in our band! He's called Nasar and plays bass in Carnal Decay from now on! We're looking forward to the next shows/tours with him! This is going to be a blaaaaast!"

You can also check out sample Carnal Decay tracks via the band's MySpace page.

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Carnal Decay Announces Mexican Tour

Vocalist Michael Kern of Swiss metal act Carnal Decay has issued the following update about a string of Mexican shows:

"Yeeeehaaa peeeps. Here's some more great news for our buddies overseas in Mexico! We're confirmed for at least 4 shows in Mexico this summer so take your pens and mark this shit in your agenda. We're already looking forward to those shows and seeing our friends again! Hope to see everyone we saw already on our last mexican shows and bring more of your friends along! Cheeeers!"

The upcoming Carnal Decay tour dates are as follows:

4/3 2010 Rock Town Pfäffikon SZ, Schwyz
5/7 2010 SAS Music Club Delemont
6/5 2010 JUZE (Tod und Teufel Festival 3) Emmendingen
7/9 2010 Cancun, Quintana Roo Cancun, Quintana Roo
7/10 2010 Merida, yucatan Merida, Yucatán
7/16 2010 Puebla, Puebla Puebla, Puebla
7/17 2010 Mexico City Mexico CITY
7/23 2010 Central Illinois Metalfest 2010 (canopy club) Urbana, Illinois
7/24 2010 Central Illinois Metalfest 2010 (canopy club) Urbana, Illinois
8/28 2010 Dead Haggis Deathfest (UNDERWORLD) London (Camden), London and South East
9/10 2010 MehSuff Metal Festival 2010 Hüttikon
9/11 2010 MehSuff Metal Festival 2010 Hüttikon

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Carnal Decay To Play Meh Suff Festival

Carnal Decay are the latest act to be confirmed for Switzerland's Meh Suff Festival, which is set to take place on September 10th and 11th, 2010. More details on the festival can be found here. The other currently announced bands are as follows:

Anaal Nathrakh (UK)
Cropment (CH)
Dew Scented (DE)
Helfahrt (DE)
Jack Slater (DE)
Koldbrann (NO)
Illdisposed (DK)
Nastrandir (DE)
Negura Bunget (RO)
Putridity (IT)
Septycal Gorge (IT)
Svartsot (DK)
Urgehal (NO)

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Eternal Ruin Bassist Passes Away

Bassist Ryan Engle of Maryland based death metal act Eternal Ruin passed away on Sunday, March 14th. No cause of death has yet been announced by the band. The obituary can be found at this location. Swiss metallers Carnal Decay also issued the following statement about Ryan's death:

"Cheers to our brother eternal Ryan! He was a great musician and a good friend! We were lucky to get on a bunch of European dates and a Mexican tour together with eternal ruin. We wish all the best to his family, friends and band mates. Ryan you'll never be forgotten! We salute you!"

You can also check out sample Eternal Ruin tracks at the band's MySpace page.

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Carnal Decay Recruits Touring Bassist

Vocalist Michael Kern of Swiss metal act Carnal Decay has issued the following statement about recruiting a session bassist for their upcoming Russian tour dates:

"Hey Peeps. We'll have Big N. aka Nasar aka Fatboy Slim on the session bass with us for our Russian dates next weekend! He is playing bass instead of Michael because Michael wasn't able to sit silly on his ass and had to break his fucking arm! Pictures of the X-rays in the my pics section. We just had 2 rehearsals and things worked out pretty smooth so we're looking forward to our shows in Russia with him! So from Russia with love....."

Carnal Decay's upcoming tour dates are as follows: More...

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Carnal Decay To Perform At Dead Haggis Deathfest

Switzerland's Carnal Decay has issued the following announcement about performing at the Dead Haggis Deathfest:

"Hey Buddies and Buddddetttes, we're very proud to announce that we'll be playing at the Dead Haggis Deathfest in the Underworld in Camden (London) thanks to our brother Paul from Cerebral Bore! Here are some infos about that festival: DEAD HAGGIS DEATHFEST 2010, Saturday 28th August, The Underworld, Camden, London. See you all there and have some beeers!!!!"

Other confirmed bands for the festival include: Devourment, Human Mincer, Putridity, Cerebral Bore, Embryonic Depravity, and Introrectalgestation.

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Carnal Decay Announces Festival Appearances

Swiss death metal band Carnal Decay has been confirmed for both the Coyote Brutal Fest in Moscow and the Central Illinois Metal Festival. Carnal Decay's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

1/2 2010 Gasthof zur Linde schmitten
2/27 2010 COYOTE BRUTAL FEST 4 Moscow
5/7 2010 SAS Music Club Delemont
7/23 2010 Central Illinois Metalfest 2010 (canopy club) Urbana, Illinois
7/24 2010 Central Illinois Metalfest 2010 (canopy club) Urbana, Illinois

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Carnal Decay Announces Upcoming Tour Dates

Swiss metallers Carnal Decay have announced the following upcoming European tour dates:

8/29 2. Deserted Valley Metalday Geschinen, Wallis
9/19 Escape Metal Corner Wien, Wien
9/20 TBA Freilassing
9/23 Contrast Konstanz
9/24 AJZ Bahndamm Wermelskirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen
9/25 K19 Kassel
9/27 The Gaff London, London and South East
9/28 Satans Hollow Manchester
9/29 Chinnery’s Southend on sea
10/1 Markthalle GERMANY
10/2 Utkanten Malmö
10/3 Gothenburg Deathfest Gothenburg

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Carnal Decay Extends Record Deal

The Swiss death metal band CARNAL DECAY has signed on for two more albums with Fastbeast Entertainment. The upcoming release will be namend “Chopping Off The Head.” After listening to the first audio samples the sound can be described as considerably more groovy and technical than on the forerunner, “Carnal Lust.”

CARNAL DE­CAY will present the album exclusively for the first time on the open-air festival MOUN­TAINS OF DEATH VIII taking place the 22nd and 23rd of August 2008.

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