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Carnifex Biography


There are 3 artists bearing the name Carnifex: 1) Deathcore band from the USA. 2) Finnish old school death metal band. 3) A Danish hardstyle act 1) Carnifex is a Latin word meaning "executioner". Carnifex formed in 2005 in San Diego, California with a starting lineup of Scott Lewis, Cory Arford, and Shawn Cameron, as well as former members Steve McMahon (bass) and Travis (guitar). After releasing two demos they were signed to underground label This City Is Burning Records and released their debut album Dead in My Arms on July 12, 2007. The reasonable success of this album, and the prevalence of the deathcore genre as a whole, attracted the attention of Victory Records. Carnifex signed to Victory Records in 2008 and released The Diseased and The Poisoned in June 2008, which reached #19 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers Chart. 2) The Finnish death metal band Carnifex was formed in 1990. They released a split album with Festerday, and a demo entitled "Decadence", both in 1991. After that, the band broke and nothing has been heard of them since. 3) Named after the Latin word for executioner, Carnifex is made up of DJMads Skov Nielsen (Squarehead) and Anders Bo Wegeland (ABW). The two members also work under the alias, Da Revolutionists

Carnifex Metal Albums

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2010 album from the American Death Metal monsters. Carnifex’s destructive debut album has already sold 25,000 copies in the U.S. alone and the band has conquered [...]

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Kittie’s 2001 album on Artemis Records was produced by GGGarth (R.A.T.M, Red Hot Chili Peppers & Testament).On Spit, Kittie’s 1999 debut, the just-out-of-high-school all-female quartet were an [...]

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Upon its’ initial release in ’97, The DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN’s Under the Running Board threw down the gauntlet to the late 90’s hardcore and metal scenes. [...]