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Cannibal Corpse To Release New Album "A Skeletal Domain"

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The American death metal icons in Cannibal Corpse are pleased to announce the release of their thirteenth full-length, "A Skeletal Domain."

With lucky number 13 the band has switched gears, opting to work with producer Mark Lewis (The Black Dahlia Murder, DevilDriver) at Audio Hammer Studios, after having tracked the previous three outings (Kill, Evisceration Plague, Torture) with Erik Rutan.

Boasting twelve-ominous tracks in forty-four spine-fraying minutes, the result is a massive, belligerent, and deliberate aural attack that finds the band at their peak of its notoriously hyper kinetic, meticulously executed brutality.

"At the end of the day, we're still making a death metal record, no matter where it's being recorded," relays bassist Alex Webster. Mark Lewis offered a slightly different, modern recording approach, but the band stressed that it could not be more pleased with previous albums with Rutan, and the door is most definitely open to work with him again in the future. Changing producers is something the band has historically done after every few albums, if only to not get too comfortable.

"Consistency is often confused with repetition. We are established with what we do as a band, and we could relax and not push ourselves, but we try to push the envelope. That's what makes this exciting," adds Webster. "Anyone who really listens to this album with an open mind will hear that it's not same-old same-old."

Mark Lewis would concur with Webster's analysis and even goes a step further by claiming that "there are moments on this record that have never happened in musical history."

The "A Skeletal Domain" album will be released in North America on September 16th, 2014 via Metal Blade records. Pre-orders are available here, and you can hear the first track to be released from the album below. The full track listing is:

01. High Velocity Impact Spatter
02. Sadistic Embodiment
03. Kill or Become
04. A Skeletal Domain
05. Headlong into Carnage
06. The Murderer's Pact
07. Funeral Cremation
08. Icepick Lobotomy
09. Vector of Cruelty
10. Bloodstained Cement
11. Asphyxiate to Resuscitate
12. Hollowed Bodies

See the band live on these dates:

07/01 San Antonio, TX Backstage Live
07/02 El Paso, TX Tricky Falls

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival
07/05 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater
07/06 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/07 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre* w/Suicide Silence, Wretched
07/08 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheater
07/09 Boise, ID Idaho Center Amphitheatre
07/11 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
07/12 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheatre
07/13 Denver, CO The Fillmore Auditorium *Taste of Mayhem wo/Avenged, Korn
07/15 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater* w/Suicide Silence, Wrtched
07/16 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
07/17 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
07/18 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom *Taste of Mayhem wo/Avenged, Korn
07/19 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
07/20 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
07/22 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center
07/23 Saratoga, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
07/24 Thornville, OH Legend Valley Concert Venue * Gathering of Juggalos
07/25 Toronto, ON Molson Ampitheatre
07/26 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
07/27 Hartford, CT Xfinity Theatre
07/28 South Burlington, VT Higher Ground* w/Suicide Silence, Wretched
07/29 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake
07/31 Sayerville, NJ Sarland Ballroom* w/Suicide Silence, Wretched
08/01 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
08/02 Scranton, PA The Pavilion At Montage Mountain
08/03 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
08/04 Winston-Salem, NC Ziggy's* w/Suicide Silence, Wretched
08/05 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
08/06 Memphis, TN Memphis International Speedway
08/07 Oklahoma City, OK Downtown Air Park
08/08 Lubbock, TX Jake's Sports Cafe* w/Suicide Silence, Wretched
08/09 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
08/10 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
End Tour
*=off day of Mayhem Festival

Tour w/ Hour of Penance
09/07 Perth, AU Capitol
09/08 Fowlers, AU Adelaide
09/09 Melbourne, AU Billboard
09/10 Sydney, AU The Metro
09/11 Brisbane, AU HiFi
09/17 Tokyo, JP Liquid Room
09/18 Nagoya, JP ELL
09/19 Osaka, JP Club Quattro
09/20 Hiroshima, JP Club Quattro

w/ Revocation, Aeon
10/14 Jyvaskyla, FI Lutakko
10/15 Helsinki, FI Nosturi
10/17 Stockholm, SE Debaser Strand
10/18 Oslo, NO Vulkan Arena
10/19 Gothenburg, SE Sticky Fingers
10/21 Zwolle, NL Hedon
10/22 Saarbrücken, DE Garage
10/23 Lyon, FR Ninksi Kao
10/24 Barcelona, ES Razzmatazz 2
10/25 Madrid, ES Arena
10/27 Toulouse, FR Le Bikini
10/28 Paris, FR Trabendo
10/29 Strasbourg, FR La Laiterie
10/30 Antwerp, BE Trix
10/31 London, GB Forum
11/01 Leeds, GB Damnation Festival *No Revocation, Aeon
11/02 Lille, FR Splendid
11/04 Frankfurt, DE Batschkapp
11/05 Ludwigsburg, DE Rockfabrik
11/06 Osnabrück, DE Rosenhof
11/07 Hamburg, DE Klubsen
11/08 Aalborg, DK Metal Festival
11/09 Copenhagen, DK Amager Bio
11/11 Berlin, DE C-Club
11/12 Prague, CZ Club Roxy
11/13 München, DE Backstage
11/14 Glauchau, DE AlteSpinnerei
11/15 Brno, CZ Fleda
11/16 Cracow, PL Fabryka
11/17 Warsaw, PL Progresja
11/19 Graz, AT Explosiv
11/20 Budapest, HU Club 202
11/21 Zilina, SK KlubSmer
11/22 Wien, AT Szene
11/23 Nova Gorica, SI Mostovna Club
11/25 Treviso, IT New Age
11/26 Milan, IT Alcatrazz
11/27 Lausanne, CH Les Docks
11/28 Pratteln, CH Z7
11/29 Bochum, DE Matrix
11/30 Uden, NL De Pul

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1. Cynic writes:

Sickening :) Cannot wait.

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3. spiral_architect writes:

I LIKE IT. THIS IS THE KIND OF MUSIC THAT RUNS THROUGH MY MIND WHEN I HIKE AROUND IN THE WOODS AND HANG OUT NEAR STREAMS.

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