Amon Amarth Carcass

Jan Termath
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Pia Krah
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29.11.2013


Amon Amarth

|| Carcass ||

Docks, Hamburg

In 1985 and after some changes in the cast, CARCASS was founded by three guys from Liverpool, England. Two years later, Bill Steer, Ken Owen and Jeff Walker got their first record deal. CARCASS developped from Hardcore Punk to Grindcore. Nowadays, their sound can be described as a mix out of Grindcore and Death Metal. In 1993, with ‘Heartwork’, the 5th album, CARCASS got the breakthrough in the Heavy Metal scene. But the success did not last for long. The label was not pleased with the new material for the next album and in 1995 CARCASS broke up because of internal difficulties. Over the years, some Best-of albums and Live DVDs were published. The reunion of CARCASS took place in 2007, one year later they played again the first concerts. Now CARCASS is back in business and even got a brand new album.

In 1985 and after some changes in the cast, CARCASS was founded by three guys from Liverpool, England. Two years later, Bill Steer, Ken Owen and Jeff Walker got their first record deal. CARCASS developped from Hardcore Punk to Grindcore. Nowadays, their sound can be described as a mix out of Grindcore and Death Metal. In 1993, with ‘Heartwork’, the 5th album, CARCASS got the breakthrough in the Heavy Metal scene. But the success did not last for long. The label was not pleased with the new material for the next album and in 1995 CARCASS broke up because of internal difficulties. Over the years, some Best-of albums and Live DVDs were published. The reunion of CARCASS took place in 2007, one year later they played again the first concerts. Now CARCASS is back in business and even got a brand new album.

As support, CARCASS entered the stage first. If you did not now it better, it was possibly to believe that they are the main acts. The crowd was head-banging and crowing along from the beginning, kind of a phenomenon, which you can only see very rarely at the support band. But the four guys from Liverpool, consisting at the moment of lead singer and bass player Jeff Walker, guitarist and second voice Bill Steer, ...

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