Wednesday, 3 August 2016

CARNIFEX Scott Ian Lewis on writing lyrics v scripts


San Diego-based metal outfit CARNIFEX are set to unleash forthcoming album 'Slow Death' on August 5th. In the lead up to this heavily anticipated sixth release, frontman Scott Ian Lewis sat down to talk about writing, both for and beyond Carnifex. 
Check out the video here: 
You can regularly see Scott posting snippets about his writing via his Instagram.

Carnifex recently released the official music video for the title track of their forthcoming album 'Slow Death'. 
Watch it here: 

The record was produced and recorded by CARNIFEX and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH, BLEEDING THROUGH), and co-produced by Jason Suecof (DEATH ANGEL, CHELSEA GRIN, JOB FOR A COWBOY). 'Slow Death' was mixed by Mark Lewis (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE) at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida. Cover art for the album was created by renowned artist and longtime collaborator, Godmachine.

"Album number six, over 10 years as a band and we have more fire and passion than ever," comments vocalistScott Ian Lewis. "This album will reshape our genre and be looked back on as an album that started a new movement for aggressive, dark metal. We're going to show those who love us and those who hate us just how far reaching our ambition is." 

Slow Death track listing:
1. "Dark Heart Ceremony" 
2. "Slow Death"
3. "Drown Me in Blood"
4. "Pale Ghost" 
5. "Black Candles Burning" 
6. "Six Feet Closer to Hell" 
7. "Necrotoxic" 
8. "Life Fades to a Funeral" 
9. "Countess of the Crescent Moon" 
10. "Servants to the Horde"

CARNIFEX are part of the Impericon Never Say Die! Tour 2016
together with WHITECHAPEL, THY ART IS MURDER,
OBEY THE BRAVE, FALLUJAH, MAKE THEM SUFFER and POLAR

03.11. D Wiesbaden - Schlachthof
04.11. D Hamburg - Markthalle
05.11. B Antwerp - Trix
06.11. UK London - The Electric Ballroom
07.11. UK Manchester - Club Academy
08.11. UK Glasgow - Garage
09.11. UK Bristol - Marble Factory
10.11. NL Haarlem - Patronaat
11.11. D Berlin - SO36
12.11. PL Wroclaw - Albi
13.11. CZ Prague - Futurum
14.11. SK Bratislava - Majestic Music Club
15.11. A Wien - Arena
16.11. I Milan - Circolo Magnolia
17.11. D Munich - Backstage
18.11. CH Pratteln - Z7
19.11. F Lyon - CCO
20.11. E Barcelona - Razzmatazz
21.11. E Madrid - Caracol
22.11. F Toulouse - Metronum
23.11. F Paris - Trabendo
24.11. LUX Luxembourg - Den Atelier
25.11. D Cologne - Essigfabrik
26.11. D Leipzig - Felsenkeller


MORE ON 'SLOW DEATH':
Official playthrough video for 'Drown Me In Blood': https://youtu.be/CmD4p_4dnDE
Official lyric video for "Six Feet Closer to Hell" here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_e1zaJGQz8 
Official video for 'Drown Me In Blood': https://youtu.be/AQXuq5-638g 
Singer Scott Ian Lewis talks about the details and meaning behind the artwork for Slow Death: https://youtu.be/jYO48Py8xRE 

CARNIFEX is:
Scott Lewis – Vocals
Shawn Cameron – Drums
Jordan Lockrey – Guitar
Cory Arford – Guitar
Fred Calderon - Bass


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