Cannibal Corpse announce album “Chaos Horrific” for September, share new single and reveal tour dates with Mayhem and more

Author Flavia Andrade - 22.6.2023

Cannibal Corpse have announced their sixteenth studio album “Chaos Horrific”, out on September 22 via Metal Blade Records. This new album shares some similarities with the band’s previous effort, “Violence Unimagined” (2021), according to bassist Alex Webster:

To me, this album feels sort of like a continuation of ‘Violence Unimagined’.

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Guitarist Erik Rutan once again produced the album, and comments:

I never go into a record thinking about anything, I just let the writing flow freely with no limitations. But this time, I knew I wanted to push the envelope a bit in a different direction than ‘Violence Unimagined’; expand the dynamics, explore new territory without departing from what Cannibal Corpse is and always shall be.

The single “Blood Blind” has been released earlier, alongside an official music video directed by David Brodsky (Cattle DecapitationWhitechapel). Drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz comments:

Blood Blind‘ is about mass mutilations to reset the human race in a genocide that was embraced by the masses.

Rutan adds:

Blood Blind‘ was the first song musically that I wrote for ‘Chaos Horrific’. It all started with that funeral march of a first riff floating around in my head and it took off from there. Heavy and disturbing, it worked its way into an aggressive smorgasbord of depth and swirling darkness! I thought it would be great to collaborate so I had Paul add his lyrical stamp to it…

You can watch the new video below:

Cannibal Corpse have also announced a North American tour for this fall, with co-headliners Mayhem. Support will come from Gorguts and Blood Incantation. Tickets will be available on June 23, at 10:00 AM local time.

You can check out the tour dates below:

Sep 22 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Hall
Sep 23 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
Sep 24 Knoxville, TN – The Mill & Mine
Sep 26 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
Sep 27 Toronto, ON – Rebel
Sep 28 Montreal, QC – L’Olympia
Sep 29 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Sep 30 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
Oct 02 Detroit, MI – The Royal Oak
Oct 03 Gary, IN – Hard Rock Live
Oct 04 Minneapolis, MN – The Fillmore
Oct 06 Denver, CO – Mission Ballroom
Oct 07 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
Oct 09 Tacoma, WA – Temple Theatre
Oct 10 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factroy
Oct 11 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
Oct 13 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
Oct 14 San Diego, CA – SOMA
Oct 17 San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theatre
Oct 18 Dallas, TX – The Factory
Oct 20 Atlanta, GA – The Eastern
Oct 21 Louisville, KY – Paristown Hall