Friday, September 26, 2008


After many years of waiting, REEK OF PUTREFACTION, the seminal gory debut
album from British grindcore/death metal legends CARCASS has been reissued
and is available again in Europe!

The genre-defining 1988 debut album, REEK OF PUTREFACTION shocked the metal
world upon its original release, from its controversial cover art to the
sickening lyrics. Available once again after many years out of print, REEK
OF PUTREFACTION is the fourth of the five CARCASS albums to be reissued and
is out now as a limited edition DualDisc (combined CD and DVD) housed in a
deluxe digipak with extra artwork. It includes 13 unreleased bonus tracks
from the FLESH RIPPING SONIC TORMENT demo, along with part 1 of a
mini-documentary series entitled THE PATHOLOGIST'S REPORT as bonus video
material, all specially packaged in a white medical bag which conceals the
shocking original cover art.

The documentary consists of interviews, filmed in London and Liverpool at
the end of 2007, featuring the members of CARCASS - KEN OWEN, BILL STEER,
JEFF WALKER and MICHAEL AMOTT - exploring their humble beginnings and
lifting the lid on the controversy that brought the band to a wider

This classic slice of grindcore history, REEK OF PUTREFACTION is available
now in Europe from all good music retailers, or from the Earache European
Webstore at

If you haven't yet experienced the legendary CARCASS live, now could well be
your last chance! Make sure you catch the band at the following shows:

27 Sep 2008 - Mooi River, South Africa - Witchfest
09 Oct 2008 - Perth, Australia - Capitol
10 Oct 2008 - Adelaide, Australia - HQ Complex
11 Oct 2008 - Brisbane, Australia - The Arena
12 Oct 2008 - Sydney, Australia - The Metro Theatre
13 Oct 2008 - Melbourne, Australia - Billboard
15 Oct 2008 - Auckland, New Zealand - Transmission Room
18 Oct 2008 - Tokyo, Japan - Loud Park Festival, Saitama Super Arena
19 Oct 2008 - Nagoya, Japan - Diamond Hall
21 Oct 2008 - Osaka, Japan - Big Cat Capa
01 Nov 2008 - Bogota, Columbia - Rock Al Parque
02 Nov 2008 - Caracas, Venezuela - Estacionamiento de la Casa del Artista
05 Nov 2008 - Santiago, Chile - Teatro Caupolican
08 Nov 2008 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - El Teatro Flores
09 Nov 2008 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Santana Hall
15 Nov 2008 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Danish Metal Awards
22 Nov 2008 - Leeds, UK - Damnation Festival

For more CARCASS news and info, head to

London office phone: +44(0)207 240 5002

NYC office phone: +1(212)840 9090

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