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Releases : 27     Total votes : 250     Reviews : 25
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Band

Carcass

a.k.a.ex-Disattack
CountryUnited Kingdom
Formed1986, Liverpool, England
GenresDeath Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Death 'n' Roll
LabelsEarache Records, Nuclear Blast
Years active1985-1986 (as Disattack), 1986-1995, 2007-present

Line-up (members)

  • Jeff Walker : Bass, Vocals (1986-1995, 2007-present)
  • Bill Steer : Guitars, Vocals (1986-1995, 2007-present)
  • Daniel Wilding : Drums (2012-present)
  • Ben Ash : Guitars (2013-present)

Former members

  • Ken Owen : Drums, Vocals (1987-1995)
  • Sanjiv : Vocals (1987)
  • Michael Amott : Guitars (1990-1993, 2007-2012)
  • Carlo Regadas : Guitars (1994-1995)
  • Daniel Erlandsson : Drums (2007-2012)
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Carcass Discography

Album titleRankTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Demo 70 21
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Demo 77.5 20
Carcass - Reek of Putrefaction Carcass preview 1,626CollectionWish List Studio 82.4 304
Carcass preview CollectionWish List EP 77.5 20
Carcass - Symphonies of Sickness Carcass preview 506CollectionWish List Studio 89.4 243
Entombed preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Entombed preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Carcass - Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious Carcass preview 709CollectionWish List Studio 87.2 293
Carcass preview CollectionWish List EP 90 20
Carcass preview 1,176CollectionWish List EP 90.7 71
Carcass - Heartwork Carcass preview 117CollectionWish List Studio 90.1 645
Carcass - Swansong Carcass preview 835CollectionWish List Studio 86.4 293
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Video - 00
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Compilation 73.3 30
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Compilation - 00
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Compilation 80 10
Decapitated preview CollectionWish List Video - 00
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Single - 00
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Boxed set - 00
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Single 95 11
Carcass - Surgical Steel Carcass preview 210CollectionWish List Studio 89.2 534
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Single - 00
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Carcass preview CollectionWish List EP 85 10
Carcass preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
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Carcass Top Songs

Song titleAlbum titleRatingVotes
1Heartwork preview (1993) 956
2Corporal Jigsore Quandary preview (1992) 96.73
3Pedigree Butchery preview (1992) 93.33
4Incarnated Solvent Abuse preview (1992) 93.33
5Buried Dreams preview (1993) 904
6Black Star preview (1996) 92.52
7Keep On Rotting in the Free World preview (1996) 951
8Tomorrow Belongs To Nobody preview (1996) 951
9Carnal Forge preview (1993) 87.54
10Inpropagation preview (1992) 87.52
11Symposium Of Sickness preview (1992) 87.52
12R**k the Vote preview (1996) 901
13Embodiment preview (1993) 853
14Arbeit Macht Fleisch preview (1993) 853
15Blind Bleeding The Blind preview (1993) 853
16Death Certificate preview (1993) 853
17This Mortal Coil preview (1993) 83.33
18Lavaging Expectorate Of Lysergide Composition preview (1992) 852
19No Love Lost preview (1993) 81.73
20Carneous Cacoffiny preview (1992) 82.52
21Forensic Clinicism / The Sanguine Article preview (1992) 82.52
22Doctrinal Expletives preview (1993) 803
23Cross My Heart preview (1996) 751
24Child's Play preview (1996) 701
25Room 101 preview (1996) 701
26Polarized preview (1996) 701
27Generation Hexed preview (1996) 701
28Firm Hand preview (1996) 701
29Don't Believe a Word preview (1996) 701
30Go To Hell preview (1996) 701
Additional notes
Carcass is considered to be the major inspiration and musical foundation for most deathgrind/goregrind bands, as well as being one of the founding fathers of melodic death metal when they had switched their genre to the melodic death metal sound by the early '90s.

The band was first known as Disattack, playing hardcore punk back in 1985. After releasing their first demo in 1986, their bass player left the band and Jeff Walker joined them after leaving Electro Hippies. By that time, they were also changing their name to Carcass, whose logo was drawn by Jeff Walker. Soon their drummer was replaced by Ken Owen and the singer by Sanjiv. Bill Steer also left Napalm Death in order to concentrate on Carcass.

Carcass started as a goregrind band which they carried out on their demo tapes, and first two albums, then moved to a death metal sound which evolved into their melodic death and heavy metal roots before their split. Their Heartwork album, released in 1993, is one of the first melodic death metal albums ever released.

Bill Steer moved into the stoner rock band Firebird (not to be confused with the 1978 NWOBHM band Firebird, Mike focused on his retro band Spiritual Beggars before forming a side-project with his brother Chris called Arch Enemy which went on to become very successful. Jeff, Ken and Carlo formed the short-lived Blackstar after the demise of Carcass.

At the age of 28, Ken Owen had a brain haemorrhage, and was in a coma for almost a year. He was confined to a wheelchair for a time, but has since partially recovered and despite heavily confined movement has began playing drums again.

Carcass reunited in 2007 for touring purposes. Despite Ken Owen starting to play drums again, he is still unable to perform to the level required for Carcass. Daniel Erlandsson of Arch Enemy replaced him for touring purposes. Despite this, Owen has been involved in the reunited band's activities, and makes brief appearances at selected live shows.

Amott and Erlandsson both left Carcass in 2012 when the reunion became a full-time one, in order to avoid scheduling conflicts with Arch Enemy.

A UK edition of Bjork's "Isobel" single has a version of the song "remixed" by Carcass (in fact it was just the vocals to the original song mixed over an entirely new piece of music).

Jeff Walker appears on the release The Final Remixes by Die Krupps with a cover version of their track Inside Out.

The track 'Captive Bolt Pistol' from Surgical Steel was featured in a 2014 episode of the American CBS television show Elementary.
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