Carcass’ Jeff Walker Speaks Regarding The Bands New Studio Album


Carcass are officially working on their first new studio album in seventeen years with producer Colin Richardson (Slipknot, Machine Head). Band bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker recently confirmed the news to, while also sharing numerous details.

The latest incarnation of the outfit includes Walker along with Bill Steer on guitars/vocals and Daniel Wilding on drums. Another guitarist will be involved for live shows with Walker stating that the group have someone in mind.

Meanwhile, on the direction of the new material, Walker said:

“…We’ve taken stylistic cues from all the albums because it’s in our blood, but it’s no rehash or mess of ideas. I think it sounds almost like the missing link between the third and forth albums but with some groove in there. I’ve jokingly christened some parts ‘Trad Blast’ and some ‘Death Sleaze’… don’t think for a minute this is just some nostalgic throwback album—we’re setting up another 17 years of ideas for other bands to copy and clean up on [laughs].”

When asked about Steer‘s “death metal vocal” contributions to the new album, Walker replied:

“Yes, already in the can. It’s more along the lines of how I envisioned him backing me up on Heartwork. That said, my own vocals have a hell of a lot more range than they did in the past solely down to the luxury of having time to record them—I did all the vox for Heartwork in two days and it shows! Also, (hopefully) Ken [Owen] will make an appearance—we just need to tidy a few loose ends before the mix.”

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