Cannibal Corpse lands on worldwide charts for new album, ‘Violence Unimagined’

- April 28th, 2021 –

Earlier this month, Cannibal Corpse released their critically acclaimed album, Violence Unimagined, via Metal Blade Records. For their efforts, the band landed on the worldwide charts, achieving some of the highest positions of their career:

USA Billboard:
#2 – Current Hard Music Albums
#2 – Independent Current Albums
#3 – Internet Albums
#3 – Current Rock Albums
#5 – Independent Current Albums (Consumption)
#6 – Top Current Albums
#6 – Billboard Top Albums
#8 – Vinyl Albums
#10 – Digital Albums
#45 – Billboard Top 200 (Consumption)

Canada:
#2 – Hard Music Albums
#3 – Vinyl Albums
#7 – Top Albums
#8 – Current Digital Albums
#8 – Digital Albums
#53 – Billboard Canadian Albums

UK:
#2 – Independent Albums
#4 – Rock / Metal Albums
#20 – Vinyl Albums
#81 – Top 100 Albums

Germany:
#6 – Official Album Charts

Sweden:
#1 – Hard / Metal Albums
#2 – Vinyl Albums
#5 – Physical Albums
#63 – Official Album Charts

Finland:
#12 – Official Album Charts
#2 – Physical Albums Charts

Australia:
#18 – Vinyl Albums
#28 – Official Album Charts

Japan:
#17 – Rock
#105 – Official Album Charts #105

Netherlands:
#52 – Official Album Charts

Scotland:
#9 – Official Album Charts

Switzerland:
#7 – Official Album Charts

Italy:
#60 – Official Album Charts

France:
#132 – Official Album Charts

Belgium:
#51 – Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)
#101 – Belgian Albuma (Ultratop Wallonia)

Austria:
#5 – Official Charts

Stream Violence Unimagined in its entirety at: metalblade.com/cannibalcorpse. Physical copies can be purchased in stores and at select online retailers in the following formats:
- digipak-CD
- bone / red color in color vinyl (US exclusive)
- white / olive green melt vinyl (US exclusive – available at local record shops)
- 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
- pot-green mushroom marbled vinyl (EU exclusive)
- bloodred marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 1000 copies)
- golden ochre marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 500 copies)
- silver-gray blue marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
- dark olive marbled vinyl (PIAS exclusive – limited to 300 copies)

The following versions are now SOLD OUT:
- bloody skin marbled vinyl (UK exclusive – limited to 200 copies) – SOLD OUT
- clear w/ red, silver, and black splatter vinyl (Kings Road exclusive – limited to 200 copies) – SOLD OUT
- silver / white melt w/ red splatter vinyl (Kings Road exclusive – limited to 100 copies) – SOLD OUT
- burnt skin marbled vinyl (Napalm exclusive – limited to 200 copies) – SOLD OUT
- swamp green marbled vinyl (Nuclear Blast exclusive – limited to 200 copies) – SOLD OUT
- khaki olive marbled vinyl (EMP exclusive – limited to 200 copies) – SOLD OUT
- dark burgundy red vinyl (EMP exclusive – limited to 200 copies) – SOLD OUT
- deluxe edition artbook (48-page hardcover book includes: CD, crimson red marbled vinyl, flag, patch, and sticker) – SOLD OUT
- coke bottle clear / swamp green color in color vinyl (Decibel exclusive) – SOLD OUT
- UNCENSORED – beer w/ red splatter vinyl (US exclusive) – SOLD OUT

Comprised of eleven tracks, Violence Unimagined is state of the art death metal played with passion and breathless precision, making for another flawless addition to what is inarguably one of the premier catalogues of the genre. Read on for what press worldwide had to say about this soon-to-be Cannibal Corpse classic:

Cannibal Corpse doesn’t simply continue to prove its relevance with ‘Violence Unimagined‘, they’ve offered an album that’s as good as anything death metal fans could hope for in 2021. They sound as savage as a new band that’s trying to make its mark.”Blabbermouth.net

“…the Floridians’ fifteenth studio album serves as a periodic reminder that, no matter how many pig-squealing, crypt-plundering, meat-sculpting scavengers follow in their entrail-strewn wake, nobody will ever topple them from atop their flesh-embroidered throne.”MetalSucks.net

“…Cannibal Corpse are tearing through your eardrums with their trademark heavy as fuck death metal sound.”MetalInjection.net

“After three decades and change, Cannibal Corpse have become the Motörhead of death metal – naturally reliable, ever in the zone, still louder and heavier than any of the bands who followed them.”Kerrang.com

“Fifteen albums later and Cannibal Corpse continue to showcase an unrivaled dedication to sickness, offering 11 new horrifying tracks that bring their level of violence to heights unimagined.”NewNoiseMagazine.com

“…the death metal heavyweights produced the finest work of their murderous careers.”v13.net

“…the death metal kings’ fifteenth full-length is one of their best…nestling up to classics like ‘Kill‘ and ‘The Bleeding’ upon first listen.”BraveWords.com

Violence Unimagined is another fine example of why they have been held in such high regard since they first disgusted their way into heavy metal with stories filled with enough horror to frighten Big Red himself. Every track is a killer in its own right.”LoudMag.com.au

Cannibal Corpse get better from album to album. Only a few bands succeed in staying true to their own style on the one hand, while at the same time, keeping it fresh.”RockHard.de


Photo credit: Alex Morgan

Cannibal Corpse line-up:
Alex Webster – bass
Paul Mazurkiewicz – drums
George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher – vocals
Rob Barrett – guitar
Erik Rutan – guitar

Cannibal Corpse online:
http://cannibalcorpse.net
https://www.facebook.com/cannibalcorpse
https://twitter.com/CorpseOfficial
https://www.youtube.com/user/cannibalcorpse

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