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Autopsy

Often credited as the originators of the death metal offshoot style called grindcore, gross-out experts Autopsy had a short but, erm, colorful history. Founded by ex-Death drummer Christ Reifert shortly after he relocated to San Francisco in 1987, the group was rounded out by guitarists Eric Cutler and Danny Coralles and bassist Ken Sorvari, with Reifert also handling vocal duties. Signed to U.K.-based indie label Peaceville on the strength of 1988's Critical Madness demo, they released their debut, Severed Survival, two years later. Mirroring the work of fledgling English grindcore groups like Napalm Death and Carcass, the album combined traditional death metal vocals and aggression with slower, grinding riffs and utterly repellent splatter-gore lyrics. It also boasted a cameo from another Death alum, bassist Steve DiGiorgio, but Steve Cutler was handling the four-string workload come 1991 -- a busy year that saw them issuing two EPs, Fiend for Blood and Retribution for the Dead, as well as a long-player named Mental Funeral. None of these seemed to aid the band's cause, however, and neither did 1992's Acts of the Unspeakable album (featuring next bassist Josh Barohn), which is perhaps best remembered for cover artwork so shocking that Australian customs officials immediately confiscated all units upon arrival. A long period of inactivity followed, but Autopsy eventually returned for a final gratuitous and scatological adieu via 1995's Shitfun album, featuring yet another bassist, one Freeway Migliore. Finally satisfied that they'd wreaked enough havoc, Reifert and Coralles moved on to a new project called Abscess and the former later joined Nuclear Assault's Danny Lilker in the Ravenous. A best-of set entitled Torn from the Grave was released in 2001, intended as a wrap-up, but in 2008, after reconvening to record two bonus tracks for the 20th anniversary edition of Severed Survival, the band announced plans for a new release in 2010. ~ Eduardo Rivadavia, Rovi
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that's not the true album cover to severed survival. I miss the one with the clay guy being torn to bits like in hellraiser 1 and 2. Paula Marshall is hot.
WHATS NOT TO LOVE ABOUT AUTOPSY ????? THEY FREAKIN RULE !!!
Autopsy and Abscess have always been the gods of gore!! Brutal doesn't even describe their sonic terror! Amazing discography
Death Metal offshoot style? AYFKM? I guess any a**hole can write an article about metal so long as they take a scholarly approach. Idiot.
FREAKIN AWESOME DEATH MAN !!!
Gotta get it on vinyl.
I think Severed Survival has one of the absolute coolest album covers in metal history,
tristanhi88
yea good stuff
They are just already written All Music Guide artist descriptions and could really be improved.
takeoffallzi g s
I know it was mentioned 2 years ago, but Pandora, if you read this, get somebody else to do your metal band bios. Some of us would probably do it for free, just because there is so much wrong with them. Napalm Death invented grindcore, by the way. It started in the UK, not the USA.
i made my top ten for 2010 too early-tomb within is incredibly death-face ripping,skin burning,brai n tickling,gen i t a l removing-AWE S O M E !
AAAAAARRRRRR R R R R R R G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H R R R R R R R R R R R R G G G G G G ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! A U T O P S Y KILLED MY STEREO!!!!!! B R U T A L Y DEVASTADOR METAL!!!!!!C L A S I C O .
Naively written article. Grindcore was a separate but related genre that developed simultaneous l y with death metal, not an "offshoot" of death metal. Additionally , no one who knows anything about extreme metal would classify Autopsy as grind originators. This is also an outdated article, as it makes no mention of Autopsy's reformation in 2008.

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