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Carcass

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Liverpool, England
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Goregrind/Grindcore (early), Melodic Death Metal/Death 'n' Roll (later)
Lyrical themes:
Gore, Pathology, Medical themes, Politics, Society
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1985-1987 (as Disattack), 1987-1996, 2007-present
Carcass is considered to be the major inspiration and musical foundation for most deathgrind/goregrind bands, as well as being one of the founding fathers of melodic death metal when they had switched their genre to the melodic death metal sound by the early '90s.

The band was first known as Disattack, playing hardcore punk back in 1985. After releasing their first demo in 1986, their bass ...
Current
Jeff Walker Bass, Vocals (1987-1995, 2007-present)
See also: Brujeria, ex-Blackstar, Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers, ex-Electro Hippies
Bill Steer Guitars, Vocals (1987-1995, 2007-present)
See also: Angel Witch (live), Gentlemans Pistols, ex-Napalm Death, ex-Disattack, ex-Firebird
Daniel Wilding Drums (2012-present)
See also: The Order of Apollyon, The Soulless, Trigger the Bloodshed, Heaven Shall Burn (live), ex-Killing Mode, ex-Misery, ex-Aborted, ex-Aosoth
Ben Ash Guitars (2013-present)
See also: ex-Desolation, ex-Pig Iron, ex-Liquefied Skeleton
Past
Ken Owen Drums, Vocals (1987-1995)
See also: ex-Blackstar
Sanjiv Vocals (1987)
Michael Amott Guitars (1990-1993, 2007-2012)
See also: Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars, ex-Carnage, ex-Candlemass, ex-Disaccord
Carlo Regadas Guitars (1994-1995)
See also: ex-Blackstar, ex-Devoid
Daniel Erlandsson Drums (2007-2012)
See also: Arch Enemy, Brujeria, ex-Eucharist, ex-The End, ex-Armageddon, ex-Revengia, ex-Diabolique, ex-Liers in Wait
Past (Live)
Mike Hickey Guitars (1993-1994)
See also: Goatreign, ex-Altered Dominance, ex-Cronos, ex-The Killing, ex-Venom, ex-Cathedral (live)
Jeff Walker Bass, Vocals (1987-1995, 2007-present)
See also: Brujeria, ex-Blackstar, Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers, ex-Electro Hippies
Bill Steer Guitars, Vocals (1987-1995, 2007-present)
See also: Angel Witch (live), Gentlemans Pistols, ex-Napalm Death, ex-Disattack, ex-Firebird
Daniel Wilding Drums (2012-present)
See also: The Order of Apollyon, The Soulless, Trigger the Bloodshed, Heaven Shall Burn (live), ex-Killing Mode, ex-Misery, ex-Aborted, ex-Aosoth
Ben Ash Guitars (2013-present)
See also: ex-Desolation, ex-Pig Iron, ex-Liquefied Skeleton
Ken Owen Drums, Vocals (1987-1995)
See also: ex-Blackstar
Sanjiv Vocals (1987)
Michael Amott Guitars (1990-1993, 2007-2012)
See also: Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars, ex-Carnage, ex-Candlemass, ex-Disaccord
Carlo Regadas Guitars (1994-1995)
See also: ex-Blackstar, ex-Devoid
Daniel Erlandsson Drums (2007-2012)
See also: Arch Enemy, Brujeria, ex-Eucharist, ex-The End, ex-Armageddon, ex-Revengia, ex-Diabolique, ex-Liers in Wait
Past
Mike Hickey Guitars (1993-1994)
See also: Goatreign, ex-Altered Dominance, ex-Cronos, ex-The Killing, ex-Venom, ex-Cathedral (live)
Added by: SpookyApparition Modified by: gothic_metal
Added on: 2002-07-10 01:17:22 Last modified on: 2014-04-13 06:40:09
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