"If you decide to go to only one fest this year, this should be it" 
Revolver Magazine March/April 2002


Official Artist Website:  www.cannibalcorpse.net

Back in Buffalo,NY in 1989 the breaking up of two bands, Tirant Sin and Beyond Death, resulted in the creation of a monster called "Cannibal Corpse". The group recorded a demo in Niagara Falls, NY entitled "Cannibal Corpse", not "Suffocation" like many of you think.

The demo caught the eye of Metal Blade Records and the band was signed right away. The birth of "Eaten' Back To Life" was the first step to being the GODS of death metal. Check out the discography section for a complete listing of albums and song titles.

There have been several changes in the line-up throughout the bands's history, First the departure of Bob Rusay. Listen to the first album & you will understand why. Without Jack Owen, the guitar-playing on the album would sound like mud. The acquisition of fellow Buffalonian Rob Barrett, who had also played in Dark Deception, Solstice and Malevolent Creation was a welcomed change. Rob left Cannibal Corpse in late 97' to persue other areas.

Next came the departure of Chris Barnes who later formed his own band, Six Feet Under. This occured during the recording of "Vile" which was, at the time, tentatively entitled "Created to Kill". Thats where George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher came into play. He has been a change for the better and has done a great job in filling the shoes of a great singer for his time.

The newest member is Pat O'Brien, formerly of Nevermore and Monstrosity . He is by far the best replacement they could have found.

In the past, the 700 club, Bob Dole and a lot of closed-minded people have tried unsuccessfully to stop Cannibal Corpse in their quest to make the heaviest, most brutal music possible. As for the future, who knows? They will continue to make music as long as there are fans out there who continue to support the band.

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