New album "Ecliptic Butchery" out on September 28th!
20 Buck Spin presents Ecliptic Butchery, the second album by Delaware-based death metal sickos, SCORCHED.
SCORCHED returns with their second full-length experiment in barbarity, their first new full-length since 2016’s Echoes Of Dismemberment. Earlier in 2018, 20 Buck Spin collected the body of the band’s non-LP material onto the Excavated For Evisceration platter, reintroducing the band under the label’s banner. And yet, Excavated… served as mere appetizer to the main course of Ecliptic Butchery, a sadistic tale of deep space terror and desolate inhumanity smeared in blood red brutality.
The eerie bizarre intro of “Blood Splatter Eclipse” sets the unearthly mood of a place far beyond. The band fades in with a savagely slow churn indicating a crossover to a domain where piercing shrieks of pain are to be indifferently lost in the lifeless expanse of the void. The hopeless punishment continues as “Exhibits Of Torture” are everywhere and the “Mortuary Of Nightmares” leads only deeper into the horror until finally a formless mass of “Dissected Humanity” is all that remains.
Produced, mixed, and mastered by Arthur Rizk (Tomb Mold, Pissgrave, Prurient), the impossibly heavy recording, seething, and slicing, exemplifies the ideal SCORCHED operating theater for the band's uniquely gut-wrenching death metal. Completed with cover art by Misanthropic Illustrations, Ecliptic Butchery is simply one of the most malicious onslaughts of 2018. Fans of Vastum, Suffocation, Cannibal Corpse, Extremity, Witch Vomit, Necrot, Exhumed, and Homewrecker are advised to get in front of this steamroller.
(Photograph by Jacki Vitetta)