Cannibal Corpse, Ex-Suffocation, Etc. Members To Guest On New Deeds Of Flesh Album “Nucleus”

Deeds Of Flesh have revealed the details for their new album “Nucleus.” The effort will be released on December 11 and it will feature George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher (Cannibal Corpse), Frank Mullen (ex-Suffocation), Luc Lemay (Gorguts), Bill Robinson (Decrepit Birth), and more. A lyric video for the first single, “Alyen Scourge,“ can be found below:

“Nucleus” Track Listing:

01. “Odyssey”
02. “Alyen Scourge”
03. “Ascension Vortex” [feat. Bill Robinson (Decrepit Birth), Obie Flett (Pathology), & Anthony Trapani (Odious Mortem, Severed Savior)]
04. “Catacombs of the Monolith” [feat. Luc Lemay (Gorguts)]
05. “Ethereal Ancestors” [feat. George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher (Cannibal Corpse)]
06. “Nucleus” [feat. John Gallagher (Dying Fetus)]
07. “Races Conjoined” [feat. Matti Way (Submerged, ex-Disgorge), Frank Mullen (ex-Suffocation), & Jon Zig (Serpentian)]
08. “Terror” [feat. Dusty Boisjolie (Severed Savior, Illuminegra) & Robbe Kok (Disavowed)]
09. “Onward”

Craig Peters said the following about the record, which will complete the story that started with “What’s To Come”:

“After we started the writing process for Nucleus about seven years ago, I’m very glad that now fans will be able to hear what we’ve been working on. This album is special to me because I got to work closely with Erik [Lindmark] on the material to really craft a cinematic experience for the listener.

With the passing of Erik we were all saddened by the news and not sure where things would go with the album and the band. It only seemed right to have Jacoby [Kingston] and Mike [Hamilton] come back into the fold to help finish this album.

They’re such a huge part of the Deeds Of Flesh legacy that I couldn’t see the album completed any other way. Nucleus completes this amazing story that Erik started with Of What’s To Come with a fusion of older and newer musical elements of the band with stuff fans have never heard before. Get ready because this album is an intense journey!”

Kingston added:

“After losing Erik, it didn’t feel right to have anyone else do the vocals on this album, so I knew coming out of retirement only made sense. Mike Hamilton and I made a plan to tackle the story and lyrics as a team and it came out better than I could have hoped for.

Writing and performing on this album brought me back to the early days of recording ‘Gradually Melted‘ and ‘Trading Pieces‘, when everything was new and exciting. We put 100% into this album and I think it really shows.

The dream team of guest vocalists that laid down tracks on this album is ridiculous and humbling at the same time. We are honored to have them, and I think fans will be excited about it once they learn who is on there.

The music is freaking crazy, but it’s definitely a Deeds album. We’ve managed to mix some of the old and new together to come out with a hybrid form for a new era.”

Darkest Hour, TesseracT, Twelve Foot Ninja, Etc. To Take Part In “Slay At Home” Virtual Festival

Metal Injection‘s Frank Godla has organized a new virtual festival called “Slay At Home.” The event will take place on May 29-30 and it will feature quarantine performances, commissioned music, collaborative covers, and more.

Here’s the lineup:

Previously Unseen Quarantine Performances:

  • TesseracT
  • Darkest Hour
  • Twelve Foot Ninja
  • O’Brother
  • Der Weg einer Freiheit
  • Silvertomb
  • Astronoid
  • Contracult Collective
  • Myrone
  • A.A. Williams

Commissioned Music Participants:

  • Luc Lemay (Gorguts)
  • Dave Davidson (Revocation)
  • Liam Wilson (The Dillinger Escape Plan)
  • Elliot Hoffman (Car Bomb)

Collaborative Cover Participants:

  • Pustulus Maximus (GWAR)
  • Tiziano Volante (Zeal & Ardor)
  • Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder)
  • Sacha Dunable (Intronaut)
  • Johnny Kelly (Silvertomb, Type O Negative)
  • Ash Pearson (Revocation)
  • Brody Uttely (Rivers Of Nihil)

Special Guests:

  • Jessica Pimentel (“Orange Is The New Black”)
  • Gost
  • Charlie Benante (Anthrax)

Art Installation Participants:

  • Vincent Castiglia
  • Trine Grimm
  • Jodi Cachia

Fans can watch the festival on YouTube and will also be able to donate money to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund and the Global Giving Coronavirus Relief Fund. Godla commented:

“The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly everyone on the planet, and sadly some of the last people to get their lives back will be the ones we depend on to get us through these times. I wanted to create a platform that aids artists, their crew, and global healthcare efforts alike.

The experience of a live concert is irreplaceable, but my aim with Slay At Home is to provide every person in the world an experience they haven’t seen yet, right from their own devices. I’ve never been more proud to be part of the metal community and have so many great friends willing to join the fun, as we support two great organizations.”