Bassist Alex Webster of Florida-based death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE has posted the following message on his Twitter profile:
“Writing for the new CANNIBAL album is going great. We’ve completed music for eight songs and have several more in the works as well.”
CANNIBAL CORPSE‘s latest album, “Evisceration Plague”, sold 9,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. This was more than 50 percent higher than the opening tally of the band’s previous CD, “Kill” (2006), which landed at No. 170 after shifting more than 6,000 copies. In 1996, CANIBAL CORPSE‘s “Vile” premiered at No. 151, with more than 6,100 copies sold.
“Global Evisceration”, the fourth DVD from CANNIBAL CORPSE, sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 17 on the Top Music Videos chart. The disc also landed at No. 5 on the Canadian chart.
Released on March 15 via Metal Blade Records, “Global Evisceration” was shot and edited by director Denise Korycki (Wild Wind Productions) who also worked on the group’s “Centuries of Torment – The First 20 Years” DVD in addition to releases from such other bands as AS I LAY DYING, MASTODON, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and SUPERJOINT RITUAL.
“Global Evisceration” contains one disc and is approximately three hours long with artwork by the infamous Vince Locke. The main program includes full live-song performances from two live shows: the Gothic Theater in Englewood, Colorado on May 3, 2010 and Sunshine Theater in Albuquerque, New Mexico on May 8, 2010. It also contains bonus performances and extra segments, including behind-the-scenes footage covering CANNIBAL CORPSE‘s tours in support of the “Evisceration Plague” album.