- Jewelcase CD
BLOODBATH is a titan of death metal from Stockholm, Sweden, notable for the inclusion of KATATONIA and OPETH members. Formed in 1998 with a mutual fascination for horror & the glory days of death metal (especially the old Florida & Stockholm 'Sunlight' scenes), the band has remained a leading light of extreme metal since their Breeding Death EP was unleashed back in 2000, and a formidable force for 15 years, further cemented by their devastating - and most successful album to date; The Fathomless Mastery in 2008.
Recorded at Ghost Ward Studios and the City of Glass Studios in Stockholm, and mixed by David Castillo, Grand Morbid Funeral, BLOODBATH's fourth full-length studio release, is undoubtedly the band's darkest and dirtiest opus yet; an organic collection of filth-ridden tracks straight from the grave, boldly eschewing the approach of somewhat over-produced modern death metal in favour of something altogether more rotten to the bone.
With doom-like melodies mixed with raw and savage riffing backing up new vocalist Nick Holmes of UK legends PARADISE LOST, and featuring a number of guest appearances including Chris Reifert and Eric Cutler from US gore-masters AUTOPSY, Grand Morbid Funeral is a new high-point of brutality for BLOODBATH.