Carnifex – Slow Death

Being part of the initial wave of deathcore acts does not come without its stigma. Immediately labelled by the metal elite to be a genre of no value and instead simply belligerently heavy is not entirely false. Whilst Whitechapel have moved away from the label via more melody and Despised Icon have moved further into the depths of extremity, it leaves the weight of the genre to be placed on the shoulders bands like Suicide Silence and Carnifex. The former already have a legacy but the latter have always been simply lumped with the rest of the deathcore pack and as they have recently displayed on their most recent release Slow Death, Carnifex are so much better than that. Read more