Exhumed & Gruesome Announce New Split Release

Exhumed and Gruesome have announced a new split release titled “Twisted Horror.” The effort will be available on June 5 and it will feature three songs from Exhumed, “Rot Your Brain,“ “Buried To Die,” and “Dead, Deader, Deadest,” and two songs from Gruesome, “A Mind Decayed” and “Led Into The Dark.“ You can stream Exhumed’s “A Mind Decayed“ below:

Matt Harvey commented:

“As everyone knows, it’s a weird, surreal time for us all. So many plans have been disrupted at this point, it’s academic to even get into, but one thing that we didn’t want to postpone was this new Exhumed / Gruesome split record.

With so many of us stuck at home, we’re all depending on Death Metal to keep us sane more than ever, so we figured why wait? We’ve also been working on a US tour featuring both Exhumed and Gruesome (and some awesome special guests), and as soon as it’s realistic to announce something, we will.

In the meantime, here’s new music to warp your impressionable minds, so tune in, turn on, and rot your brain!”

Pre-orders can be found HERE.

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Gore Metal maniacs Exhumed and Death Metal Defenders of the Old @gruesomeband return for more kills and thrills with their new split, Twisted Horror, out June 5th on 10"/CD/Digital via Relapse Records. Listen to GRUESOME’s new song “A Mind Decayed" and pre-order at https://orcd.co/twistedhorror "As everyone knows, it's a weird, surreal time for us all. So many plans have been disrupted at this point, it's academic to even get into, but one thing that we didn't want to postpone was this new Exhumed / Gruesome split record. With so many of us stuck at home, we're all depending on Death Metal to keep us sane more than ever, so we figured why wait? We've also been working on a US tour featuring both Exhumed and Gruesome (and some awesome special guests), and as soon as it's realistic to announce something, we will. In the meantime, here's new music to warp your impressionable minds, so tune in, turn on, and rot your brain!" Featuring 5 brand new tracks from the blood-soaked masters of gore, Twisted Horror goes for the jugular and never lets go. From EXHUMED's repulsive, high-speed brutality, to GRUESOME's Schuldiner-Spawned, bloody-gore-screaming old-school death metal, every second of Twisted Horror is chock full of relentless riffs, pulse-pounding drums, and screams from the deepest recesses of hell! With the Twisted Horror split, EXHUMED and GRUESOME prove that only death is real! Twisted Horror Tracklist: 1. Exhumed – Rot Your Brain 2. Exhumed – Buried to Die 3. Exhumed – Dead, Deader, Deadest 4. Gruesome – A Mind Decayed 5. Gruesome – Led into the Dark #deathmetal #goremetal #grindcore #grindgore #relapserecords #espguitars #seymourduncan #ernieball #maxoneffects #michaelkleinaudiodesign #paistecymbals #aquariandrumheads #axispedals #youcantstoprockandroll

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Gruesome Announce European/UK Tour

Gruesome have announced a summer European/UK tour. You can find the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

07/12 Torgau-Entenfang, GER – In Flammen Open Air
07/13 Barcelona, SPA – Move Your Fuckin’ Brain Festival
07/14 Tilburg, NET – Little Devil
07/15 Deinze, GER – Elpee
07/17 The Hague, NET – Musicon
07/18 Copenhagen, DEN – Underwerket
07/19 Gothenburg, SWE – Sticky Fingers
07/20 Gavle, SWE – Gefle Metal Fest
07/21 Malmo, SWE – Plan B
07/22 Berlin, GER – Slaughterhouse
07/23 Ostrava, CZE – Barrak Music Club
07/24 Brno, CZE – Faval
07/25 Prague, CZE – Modra Vopice
07/26 Siegen, GER – Vortex Surfer
07/27 Essen, GER – Nord Open Air
07/30 Brighton, UK – Green Door Store
07/31 Manchester, UK – Star & Garter
08/01 Glasgow, UK – Stereo
08/02 Birmingham, UK – The Flapper
08/03 London, UK – 229

Gruesome (Exhumed, Etc.) Premiere “Fatal Illusions” Music Video

Gruesome (Exhumed, etc.) have premiered a new video for their new song “Fatal Illusions.” This track is from the band’s new album “Twisted Prayers,“ which will be released on June 1.

Matt Harvey commented:

“‘Fatal Illusions‘ is a track that was truly co-written by Dan, Gus and myself musically and it was a lot of fun to arrange everyone’s riffs while we put the song together. One of the coolest things about this new record, for me personally, is that the writing has become more and more of a team effort, which is invigorating and keeps things interesting for us.

When looking at ‘Spiritual Healing‘ for inspiration, one of the more depressing realizations that I came to as far as the lyrics, was that many of the topics that Death were addressing back in 1990 are still major issues today. As everyone knows, mass shootings have reached epidemic proportions in this country and we felt that it was a very ‘death metal’ appropriate topic to tackle.

This tune is more about the delusions that lead someone to commit this kind of violence; the mindset that would make someone take such a drastic and tragic course of action. Before anyone starts projecting their own politics on the song, this is not an anti or pro-gun song. This is an anti-mass shooting song. And if you think that there’s anything controversial about that, you can fuck right off.”

Gruesome (Exhumed, Etc.) Premiere “Inhumane” Music Video

Gruesome (Exhumed, etc.) have premiered a new video for their new song “Inhumane,” via Loudwire. This track is from the band’s new album “Twisted Prayers,“ which will be released on June 1.

Matt Harvey commented:

“We’re very stoked about how this video turned out. Jeff Sisson really took the concept and ran with it, creating something new and unique, while still in the spirit of homage that Gruesome is all about. This is the lead-off track for the record, and we feel like it really sets the tone for Twisted Prayers – a blend of OSDM savagery and a bit of melody and flash to mix things up a bit.

Play this at work to creep out your co-workers or on the bus home to get the person sitting next to you to fuck off! Thanks for checking it out, thanks to Jeff for putting this together, and as always thanks to Chuck and the boys for their legacy, which we continue to have a blast celebrating!”

Gruesome Stream Cover Of Mantas’ “Legion Of Doom”

Gruesome are streaming their cover of Mantas‘ “Legion Of Doom.” The track was recorded during the sessions for the band’s new album “Twisted Prayers” (out June 1), and it will be released as a special picture disc flexi in the June issue of Decibel Magazine.

Gruesome To Release Cover Of Mantas’ “Legion Of Doom” On A Picture Disc Flexi

Gruesome have revealed that they have recorded a cover of Mantas‘ “Legion Of Doom” for a special picture disc flexi. The release will feature artwork from Ed Repka and it will be available in the June issue of Decibel Magazine. Gruesome’s new album “Twisted Prayers” will be released on June 1.

Gruesome (Exhumed, Etc.) Premiere New Song “A Waste Of Life”, Reveal Details For New Album “Twisted Prayers”

Gruesome (Exhumed, etc.) have premiered a new song titled “A Waste Of Life.” This track is from the band’s new album “Twisted Prayers,“ which will be released on June 1.

Matt Harvey commented:

“‘A Waste Of Life‘ was a great opportunity to channel [Death’s] Chuck [Schuldiner] and vent some frustration in a constructive way – through making some good ol’ fashioned Death Metal. It’s great to move forward in the Death catalog and get some new ground to cover. As much fun as we had working with the raw and nasty stuff on Savage Land and Dimensions Of Horror, it’s great to challenge ourselves musically and thematically just like Chuck, James [Murphy], Terry [Butler], and Bill [Andrews] did on Spiritual Healing. Hopefully we do those guys justice and everyone has as much fun listening to the track as we did creating it.”

“Twisted Prayers” Track Listing:

01. “Inhumane”
02. “A Waste Of Life”
03. “Fate”
04. “Lethal Legacy”
05. “Fatal Illusions”
06. “Crusade Of Brutality”
07. “At Death’s Door”
08. “Twisted Prayers”

Gruesome Finish Recording New Album, Announce European Tour

Gruesome (Exhumed, etc.) have officially finished the recording process for their new album “Twisted Prayers.“ The effort was tracked at New Constellation Studios in Orlando, FL with producer Jarrett Pritchard, and it is expected to be released this summer. In other news, the group have also booked a European tour, dates for which can be found below.

Tour Dates:

07/19 Trutnov, CZE – Obscene Extreme 2018
07/20 Warzawa, POL – Hydrozagadka
07/21 Chorzow, POL – Red & Black
07/22 Prague, CZE – Modra Vopice
07/23 Munich, GER – Free & Easy Festival
07/24 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
07/25 Tolmin, SLO – Metaldays
07/26 Wien, AUT – Viper Room
07/27 Ernsthausen, GER – Master of the Unicorn
07/28 Steenwijk, NET – Stonehenge Festival
07/29 Osnabruck, GER – Bastard Club
07/30 Wurzburg, GER – Immerhin
07/31 Volmerange-les-mines, FRA – Nomansland
08/01 Mannheim, GER – 7er Club
08/02 Wacken, GER – Wacken Open Air
08/03 Jonkoping, SWE – Klubb Dissonans
08/04 Linkoping, SWE – The Crypt
08/05 Valby/Copenhagen, DEN – Underwerket
08/07 Desden, GER – Chemiefabrik
08/08 Berlin, GER – Musik und Frieden
08/09 Schlotheim, GER – Partysan Open Air
08/10 Frankfurt, GER – Das Bett
08/11 Oberhausen, GER – Helvete
08/12 Kortrijk, BEL – Alcatraz Open Air