EXHUMED: Necrocracy Now Playing In Full
Knee your Monday in the ‘nads with full stream of Necrocracy, the latest full-length of filth from West Coast gore weavers, EXHUMED! A ten-track slaughter fest of maniacal, audio severity, the stream comes in celebration of the record’s imminent North American unveiling next Tuesday.
Necrocracy is inarguably EXHUMED’s most musically dexterous, sonically punishing and psychologically destructive release of their, winding, blood-soaked career. Said Last Rites in an early 8/10 review, “Necrocracy pretty much has it all if you’re in the mood for some slightly pre-Heartwork-era Carcass worship. Infectiously catchy riffing that falls somewhere in between dense thrash metal and death metal, a gallop that occasionally segues into all out blasts, and the duel vocal attack that [Matt] Harvey and bassist Bodybag Bob Babcock have perfected…. are all over Necrocracy. Harvey’s high pitched, greasy screech combines so well with Babcock’s growls that you could almost describe the delivery as a harmony. Toss in some great songwriting and a really keen sense of melody, and Necrocracy is probably about as good as the genre can offer.” In a 4.5/5 score, Stereokiller agrees, “Necrocracy is exactly what you would expect from these guys, heavy riffs, insanely fast drum beats, and of course the kick ass dual vocals. Overall, the music on the album is all EXHUMED quality. Fast, heavy and hard hitting.” Adds Scratch the Surface, “From the blasting beginnings of ‘Coins Upon the Eyes’ to the rampaging finish of ‘The Rotting,’ EXHUMED have written a record that will undoubtedly satisfy those that still believe actual song-writing in contemporary death metal is a forgotten art… Twenty years on, EXHUMED’s slaughtercult continues to grow. This time, however, we all fall under necrocratic rule!” But it’s perhaps Metal Insider who said it best crowning EXHUMED “one of the best death metal bands in the world.”
Get your face fucked off to the sounds of Necrocracy now playing at
Necrocracy was recorded at Arcane Digital Recording in Chandler, Arizona with Ryan Butler (Misery Index, Landmine Marathon, Phobia), the drums tracked at Trench Studios in Corona, California with John Haddad (Hirax, Abysmal Dawn, Intronaut), Necrocracy will be released via Relapse Records in North America on August 6th, 2013, August 2nd, 2013 in Germany/Benelux and August 5th, 2013 in the UK/world and come available in CD, LP, deluxe LP and digital formats.
If you missed it, peep the monolithic and horrifying visual for “Coins Upon The Eyes” HERE.
The limited edition Necrocracy Party 2013 Political Rally Pack contains a deluxe LP plus a bonus CD with the entire album + five exclusive tracks, a pin set, bumper sticker and poster pack! Limited to a one time pressing of 500 copies worldwide! To preorder Necrocracy, point your browser to THIS LOCATION.
EXHUMED is currently wrapping up an epic European takeover which will be immediately followed by an official LA release party for Necrocracy on August 8th. The Fall months will see the road warriors hitting the streets again for a month-long North American trek with labelmates Dying Fetus.
EXHUMED Necrocracy Release Party:
8/08/2013 – The Joint – Los Angeles, CA [info]
EXHUMED w/ Dying Fetus
10/04/2013 Mojo 13 – Wilmington, DE
10/05/2013 The Soapbox – Wilmington, NC
10/06/2013 Back Booth – Orlando, FL
10/07/2013 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
10/09/2013 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
10/10/2013 Red 7 – Austin, TX
10/11/2013 Trees – Dallas, TX
10/12/2013 Chameleon Room – Oklahoma City, OK
10/13/2013 Warehouse 21 – Santa Fe, NM
10/14/2013 Rocky Point – Tempe, AZ
10/15/2013 Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
10/16/2013 The Whisky – W. Hollywood, CA
10/17/2013 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
10/18/2013 Branx – Portland, OR
10/19/2013 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
10/20/2013 Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC
10/22/2013 Republik – Calgary, AB
10/23/2013 Pawn Shop – Edmonton, AB
10/24/2013 Riddell Centre – Regina, SK
10/25/2013 Park Theater – Winnipeg, MB
10/26/2013 Station-4 – St Paul, MN
10/27/2013 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL
10/29/2013 Peabodys – Cleveland, OH
10/30/2013 Chance Theater – Poughkeepsie, NY
10/31/2013 Palladium – Worcester, MA
11/01/2013 Gramercy Theater – New York, NY
11/02/2013 Empire – Springfield, VA