Death Rituals is the eighth studio album by American death metal band Six Feet Under. It was released on November 11, 2008 through Metal Blade Records. It is also available in a limited digipak edition with three live bonus tracks.
On October 6, 2008, the song "Shot in the Head" was posted at Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles as part of their "Knuckle Tracks" online player. The song was removed on October 12, 2008.
Another song titled "Seed Of Filth" was available for streaming on the Metal Blade RecordsMySpace page from October 21, 2008. The song was also released as the album's first single. A video was shot on October 31, 2008 at Gasoline Alley in Largo, Florida.
This was the last album of original material to feature founding bassist Terry Butler and drummer Greg Gall. It is also their longest album to date, clocking in at just under 50 minutes.
"It's great to be back in the studio and we feel really psyched to lay these new songs down. They are some of the best stuff we have come up with, and can't wait for all of our fans to hear the new stuff!!"