Cannabis Corpse

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Cannabis Corpse
Cannabis Corpse @ JAXX 2010.jpg
Cannabis Corpse performing at Jaxx Club (Springfield, Virginia), 2010. Left to right: Josh Hall, Andy Horn, Phil Hall
Background information
OriginRichmond, Virginia, United States
GenresDeath metal
Years active2006–present
LabelsSeason of Mist, Tankcrimes, Forcefield Records, Robotic Empire
Associated actsMunicipal Waste, Battlemaster, Volture, Parasytic, Iron Reagan, Six Feet Under, The Black Dahlia Murder
Websitecannabiscorpse.us
MembersPhilip "Landphil" Hall
Josh "HallHammer" Hall
Ray Suhy
Adam Guilliams
Past membersVic "Con-Vic" Anti
Andy "Weedgrinder" Horn
Nick "Nikropolis" Poulos
Brandon Ellis
Dan Schavemacher

Cannabis Corpse is a marijuana-themed death metal band.[1] Cannabis Corpse formed in Richmond, Virginia in 2006 under the Forcefield label.[2] Since then, Cannabis Corpse has released five LPs and one EP.[3] The band features members of Municipal Waste, GWAR, and Antietam 1862.[2][4] Their name originates from a parody of the name for veteran death metal band Cannibal Corpse. While the Cannabis Corpse songs are fully original, their album and song titles are parodies of many other death metal bands' album and song titles (e.g. "Tube of the Resinated" vs Cannibal Corpse's "Tomb of the Mutilated").

History[edit]

In 1999, bassist/guitarist Philip "Landphil" Hall coined the "Cannabis Corpse" name with his brother Josh "HallHammer" Hall. The original line up had Landphil on vocals and a recruit named John Gonzalez (of Nehema) on guitar. John moved to Hawaii and the band was put on hold until 2006, when Phil bought a multitrack recorder. The brothers, along with Andy "Weedgrinder" Horn recorded a demo for the band, which eventually became Blunted at Birth. Soon thereafter, they were signed as the first band to Richmond, Virginia-based Forcefield Records whose founders were personal friends.[5]

Cannabis Corpse appear briefly in the BBC film In The Loop.[6]

Cannabis Corpse toured Europe in 2013 with Ghoul, and announced that they had signed to Season of Mist on their website.[7]

Band members[edit]

Current
Previous members
  • Nick "Nikropolis" Poulos – guitars (2008–2012)
  • Andy "Weedgrinder" Horn – vocals (2006–2012)
  • Brent Purgason - guitars (2012-2014)
  • Brandon Ellis - lead guitar (2014–2015)
Touring
  • Vic "Con-Vic" Anti - guitars (2009)
  • Adam Jinch - lead guitar (2017)
  • Adam Guilliams - lead guitar (2018–present)
Guest appearances
  • Jeff "Wartom" Bush (2006, guest vocals on "Force Fed Shitty Grass")
  • Will "Power" Towles (2006, guest vocals on "When Weed Replaces Life")
  • Randy Blythe (Jan. 7, 2012, guest appearance at the 'Cory Smoot Benefit Show' and at the 'Welcome Home Randy Blythe show')
  • Chris Barnes (2014, guest vocal on "Individual Pot Patterns")

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Blunted At Birth (2006)
  • Tube of the Resinated (2008)
  • Beneath Grow Lights Thou Shalt Rise (2011)
  • From Wisdom to Baked (2014)
  • Left Hand Pass (2017)

EPs[edit]

  • The Weeding (2009)
  • Splatterhash (2013) - Split with Ghoul

References[edit]

  1. ^ Furtado, Ryan (June 2011). "Cannabis Corpse". Thrasher. Retrieved 2011-09-24.
  2. ^ a b "Ectoplasmic Meltdown Cannabis Corpse Interview". 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-17.
  3. ^ "Encyclopaudia Metallum: The Metal Archives - Cannabis Corpse". 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-17.
  4. ^ "Cannabis Corpse in the Studio". Metal Hammer. 2011-04-01. Retrieved 2011-09-22.
  5. ^ "Cannabis Corpse loses two members". Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  6. ^ "In the Loop". BBC. Retrieved 2013-11-16.
  7. ^ "Cannabis Corpse sign with Season Of Mist!". Cannabis Corpse. Retrieved 2013-01-17.

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