George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher

Cannibal Corpse’s George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher Recalls The Time He Hung Out With Cher At Her House


It turns out Cannibal Corpse‘s time with Jim Carrey in ‘Ace Venture: Pet Detective‘ isn’t their only brush with Hollywood. Frontman George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher has revealed that he and his wife Stacey once hung out at the house of singer/actress Cher, who herself would later attend a Cannibal Corpse show. According to Fisher, this all went down to 15-20 years back as part of a birthday party for Cher‘s son, Elijah Blue Allman, frontman of the band Deadsy.

Speaking with Metal Hammer about that, Fisher stated:

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Cher’s son Elijah, who is in the band Deadsy, is a big Cannibal Corpse fan and maybe 15 or 20 years ago he wanted us to come out to LA and play his birthday party at the Viper Room. His birthday is two days after mine, so my wife and I went out a few days early: ‘Let’s just fly out there, hang around for a few days, then we’ll play the show.’

The day before the show, Elijah invited us up to Cher’s house. When we got there, she wasn’t there – she was out shopping. I was like, ‘Yeah, of course Cher’s out shopping.’ But I didn’t know that she came back. I was talking to Elijah, and my wife starts hitting me on the arm. I go, ‘What?’ And she just whispers: ‘Cher!’ I’m like, ‘Ok, that’s cool, but it’s not like meeting King Diamond or Chuck Billy’, cos I’m in awe of those guys.

She was super-nice. We’re there and Cher is making food for us, and stuff. She came to the show as well. I apologized to her for having to listen to Cannibal Corpse, but she was, like, ‘No, I liked it.’ I’m, like, ‘Come on Cher, do the metal sign.’ And she goes, ‘Honey, I was metal before you were born.’ I’m, like, ‘Damn – I just got owned by Cher!’”

Cannibal Corpse released a new track titled “Murderous Rampage” earlier today (March 24th), you can check it out here. Their fifteenth studio album “Violence Unimagined” will be out on April 16th.

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