AUTOPSY / BLOODBATH split EP
As part of the ongoing 7” series marking 30 years of Peaceville comes a new vile treat in the form of a double feature from two titans of Death Metal, on presented on limited edition vinyl.
Autopsy present a high-octane version of the none-too-subtly titled Fuck You!!!, originally recorded by 1980’s West Oakland act Bloodbath (which once featured current Autopsy guitarist Danny Coralles).
Bloodbath was a large inspiration for Autopsy in its formative years, and the track is presented here in an exclusive alternate version to the one featured on the album Puncturing The Grotesque.
Recorded especially for this release, Bloodbath bring us its own own nod to past inspirations in the form of a relentless rendition of the Cancer classic, Blood Bath (giving a clear indication as to where the seeds of Bloodbath’s own path to masterful brutality were sown).
The bands comment:
AUTOPSY - "Fuck You!!!" is a cover song of a cover song....and the only song we've ever considered covering. Eric and I loved the version that Danny's old band Bloodbath did before we even knew Danny, let alone knowing that he'd end up joining Autopsy. And Danny didn't even know it was a cover song at the time! Got it? It's a crazy world and a crazy song. It's also a cool tribute to Dane Petersen (R.I.P.), the original Bloodbath vocalist. We feel we gave it the treatment it deserved....now it's up to you to crank it up and hold those middle fingers high!.
BLOODBATH - ”Most of you would know this already, but for those of you who don’t, it was the title of the first song on the first album by UK Death Metallers Cancer, which we originally lifted our band name from. Now with Peaceville celebrating its 30th anniversary, there would be no better token than offering this cover song to glorify the old school, brutal and trashy Death Metal legacy of Cancer fucking Cancer, once more! And as if it couldn’t get any better, we’ve the honour to split these seven inches with gore legends Autopsy who also bathe in their own blood!