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Carnivore - Carnivore
CD | 2022 | UK | Original (Dissonance)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Updated re-issue of Carnivore’s seminal self-titled debut, originally released in 1985, with extensive liner notes and contributions from the band. Newly remastered, the release features liner notes from respected metal writer Mark Freebase who conducted a rare interview with the band’s sole surviving member, drummer Louis Beato. Housed in a digipack, the release contains three bonus tracks from 1986’s ‘usa For Usa’ demo. Carnivore was founded in 1983 in Brooklyn, New York, mixing Hardcore and Metal with an extremely confrontational and direct approach both visually and lyrically. The band recorded two albums before splitting in 1987 – founding member Pete Steele then formed the enormously successful Gothic Metal act Type O Negative. Louis Beato played on Agnostic Front’s hardcore classic ‘Cause For Alarm’. Featuring classics like ‘Predator’ and ‘God Is Dead’, Carnivore bridged the gap between the doom-laden Heavy Metal of Black Sabbath, and the New York Hardcore sounds typified by bands like Cro-Mags, Agnostic Front and Murphy’s Law. In his final interview before his death in 2010, Steele reflected on the band’s legacy. “People have completely misunderstood Carnivore… the whole point of Carnivore is that sometimes you have to upset people…”
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