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(1988 – 1990)

There are multiple artists called “Carnage”.

1) Carnage were an influential Swedish death metal band and a precursor to Dismember, formed by Michael Amott and Johan Liiva in 1988. The band released only one album before dissolving in 1990.
Carnage was founded as “Global Carnage” at the end of 1988 by Michael Amott and Johan Liiva, but quickly renamed themselves to Carnage. The band released two widely traded cassette demos, The Day Man Lost, and Infestation of Evil in 1989. Carnage was plagued by lineup changes, eventually releasing their only album Dark Recollections in 1990, featuring Michael Amott as the sole founding member. By the time the album hit the streets, the band was broken up for good. The album was originally released as a split CD with Cadaver’s Hallucinating Anxiety on Necrosis Records,a subdivision of Earache Records, and was re-released with bonus tracks in 2000.
Michael Amott went on to join Carcass, and later form Arch Enemy (with Johan Liiva) and Spiritual Beggars. Matti Kärki, David Blomqvist and Fred Estby went on to reform Dismember.

2) Carnage is a Dutch dj & producer. He started dj-ing in 1998 and producing in 1999. Together with Cluster he runs record label.

3) Carnage is a japanese ripping crust band featured on “V.A. - what is crust what is melocore be different hardcore” and “V.A. - Mie City Hardcore EP”


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  • Rigters33

    Isn't "Incredible" a song by DJ Carnage, and not this death metal band?

    11 Apr 2:29pm Reply
  • penigra

    US Heavy Metal Band

    8 Apr 9:46pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    indeed i have left hand path & necroticism FDR and they sound better than ever. too bad the Leprosy remaster wasn't done as well as the earache reissues, the guy who masters killswitch engage did the remaster ffs.

    29 Mar 9:46pm Reply
  • Idiots-Rule

    I would love DR and The Key remastered with FDR. The Carcass albums sounded great, especially Heartwork (it has never sounded better!).

    10 Mar 11:35pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    getting reissued this year as part of earaches full dynamic range remastered series. been expecting and looking forward to this one! maybe soon afterwards, The Key will get repressed too.

    2 Mar 11:48pm Reply
  • Jekku666

    Excellent band. I think I prefer Dark Recollections to all Dismember-albums, but that's not to say I don't like them

    25 Jan 5:21pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    yep! an interesting artifact from the early days of death metal!

    10 Jan 6:00pm Reply
  • Audnance

    This is like Dismember except it's with Amott.

    4 Jan 4:49pm Reply
  • Sainterror

    Kick-you-in-the-face russian Groove/Thrash Metal band called HELLWEED is raised up from the dirt to the kings! No regrets for the listening to their bombtracks:

    8 Oct 2013 Reply
  • los_garrador

    Fucking legendary, so many members from this band went on to join other bands. Carcass, Unleashed, Dismember...

    2 Oct 2013 Reply
  • alcoholismuss

    @bestr, ты просто очередное россеянское невоспитанное говно, которому подключили интернет.

    27 Jul 2013 Reply
  • bestr

    что за хуйня, я жирдяя черного слушаю, а не этих хуесосов

    22 Jun 2013 Reply
  • jariseraph

    För Helvete hade glömt hur djävla bra CARNAGE var !!!!!!! HAIL för faaaaaan !!!!!!!!!

    31 May 2013 Reply
  • skoro1975

    German old school (1995) thrash death metal band: - EXOCET - listen : EXOCET - THE MARTYR

    15 Apr 2013 Reply
  • ACE-Bier

    There is also a rapper called Carnage. But he changed his name to Carnage the executioner. pretty badass, imo

    4 Mar 2013 Reply
  • wilzilla

    je ne ecouter pas cette

    27 Feb 2013 Reply
  • Idiots-Rule

    1990 was a great year! Dark Recollections and Left Hand Path came out and I was born, though it's too bad I wasn't born in '69 like my dad so I could've enjoyed it all when it actually happened.

    10 Feb 2013 Reply
  • bitchimspecial

    Hmm, I thought this was a dubstep/grime DJ

    11 Jan 2013 Reply
  • OptimusPunx

    aw dayyuum dat bass tone

    4 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Thorgrimm6

    Chris Tucker raps ?

    24 Dec 2012 Reply
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