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Stockholm, Sweden (1988 – 2011)

Dismember was a Swedish death metal band formed in 1988 in Stockholm, Sweden. They released eight full length albums, three EPs, two live DVDs, a demo compilation, and a single. They stopped in 2011. They are known for having a distinctive “chainsaw” guitar tone courtesy of the Boss HM-1 Pedal and recording and mastering at Tomas Skogsberg’s Sunlight Studios.

In 1991, Dismember made headlining news in the UK for having a song called “Skin Her Alive” on their “Like An Ever Flowing Stream” debut. Accordingly, while authorities were inspecting Nuclear Blast packages for any “obscene” material under the newly passed Obscene Publications Act. In short, this was taken to court and Plastic Head (the company responsible for distributing their CD’s) won the court case and was awarded money where the Dismember record was deemed neither “pornographic, obscene or indecent”.

Richard Cabeza was removed from the band due to distance issues. Richard went down to Texas during the recording of “Where Ironcrosses Grow” because that is where his wife lives and she was pregnant at the time. Cabeza and his wife planned on moving back to Sweden and having the baby born there. For some reason, Swedish immigration would not allow it. The distance became an issue for the band, and Richard Cabeza was replaced by Johan Bergebäck.

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  • Maquina_Muerte

    "DISMEMBER CONQUERS ALL" *fixed :)

    25 May 11:26pm Reply
  • NecroDoctor

    RIP

    16 May 7:07pm Reply
  • Hateismyname

    DEATH CONQUERS ALL!!!!!

    11 May 9:56pm Reply
  • bonjovyborges

    RIP Dismember

    10 May 4:14pm Reply
  • EDRORR

    Its been at leat 15 years I didnt gave this band a listen!!!! Holy shit, that made me to have some really awesome multiple orgasms right now!!!

    8 May 4:18am Reply
  • ZombiePsyche

    I was just too young to see them last time they were in town (age 21+ show), and from there, their next tour was canceled, then they quit.

    7 May 8:14am Reply
  • ZombiePsyche

    Those riffs, they melt me like butter in the oven. Just... the... BEST...

    7 May 7:50am Reply
  • ZombiePsyche

    Still the best goddamn band ever. Please reform for a World tour! Your music has been the soul of my goddamn life for so many years, now...

    7 May 7:49am Reply
  • Clouseau

    Great death metal band. Remember seeing them live in 1991 in front of about 40 people.

    9 Apr 10:56pm Reply
  • Fleshlessness

    Místico

    22 Mar 4:24pm Reply
  • sbsnpr

    miss u guys! \\m/\\m/

    5 Mar 2:45pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    yes the back on black reissue is garbage, sound, cover, and the fact that its split up between 2 records. really poor release. avoid at all costs.

    1 Mar 7:57am Reply
  • Wacke666

    I'm so happy that I managed to track down the very first/original CD pressing of "Like An Ever Flowing Stream" in good condition for a very decent price. My old Karmageddon remaster from 2005 that I've had for years is shitty as hell. The sound is, of course, compressed like a brick, and even the booklet, front cover/artwork, and back cover are all blurry. A very unprofessional re-release I'd say, avoid it! Now I only need the original vinyl as well... The Back-on-black re-issue vinyl of it looks too dark and full of contrast as well. I hate remasters.

    1 Mar 12:51am Reply
  • ZOObass

    Casket Garden

    25 Feb 4:35pm Reply
  • Compound1080

    "Edgy fedora tippers. Cringe worthy" What are you on about?

    19 Feb 1:57am Reply
  • versionfiv

    time for a dismember marathon to close out december

    28 Dec 2014 Reply
  • ThomasSnus

    Edgy fedora tippers. Cringe worthy

    28 Dec 2014 Reply
  • metalkillthekin

    Massive Killing Capacity!!!!

    22 Dec 2014 Reply
  • DaruJericho

    I wouldn't be surprised if there was a Dismember reunion in the future. They were outstanding when I saw them live in 2006.

    10 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    October, November, Dismember....... Who knows, maybe Neurotic Death fest is trying to get hold of a Dismember reunion so they can get rid of the repetitivity of the same old names in their line-up

    1 Dec 2014 Reply
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