According to SIX FEET UNDER vocalist Chris Barnes, he has just begun recording the vocal parts for the band’s next studio album
On Monday (September 11), Barnes posted the following on social media: “Probably won’t be able to sleep tonight .. I start recording vocals for the New SIX FEET UNDER Album tomorrow!!! Some of the most intense songs we’ve done. Super excited for this one!”
Back in August, Chris said that Jeff Hughell had finished recording the bass parts for the new SIX FEET UNDER LP. Jeff “did an AMAZING job on these new Songs!” Chris wrote. “Can’t wait for you to all hear this Album .. it’s a Ripper!!!”
In October 2020, Metal Blade Records unveiled the 17th full-length album by SIX FEET UNDER, titled “Nightmares Of The Decomposed.”
This album consists of a dozen tracks and was meticulously crafted across various recording studios, including the prestigious Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, which has seen legendary acts such as AC/DC, BLACK SABBATH, and AEROSMITH grace its halls. The production, engineering, and mixing duties were masterfully handled by Chris Carroll, while Chaz Najjar at Badlands Recording in Denver, Colorado, lent his expertise to the album’s mastering process. The captivating artwork adorning the final product was created by the talented Luke Hunter.
It’s worth noting that vocalist Barnes had parted ways with CANNIBAL CORPSE back in 1995, a year following the release of the band’s acclaimed album “The Bleeding.”
SIX FEET UNDER is a prominent death metal band known for their brutal and unrelenting sound. Formed in 1993 by Barnes, the band has undergone several lineup changes throughout its history while consistently delivering a relentless and uncompromising style of death metal.
The band’s debut album, “Haunted,” was released in 1995 and showcased their penchant for dark and macabre lyrical themes, which would become a signature of their music. “Haunted” featured distorted, guttural vocals from Barnes, whose distinctive growls had already gained recognition during his time with CANNIBAL CORPSE.
Over the years, SIX FEET UNDER released a series of albums that solidified their place in the death metal scene. These albums included “Warpath” (1997), “Maximum Violence” (1999), and “True Carnage” (2001), each contributing to the band’s growing reputation for brutality and intensity.
In 2004, Barnes briefly departed from SIX FEET UNDER, and the band enlisted the services of Kyle Symons as his replacement. During this period, they released albums like “13” (2005) and “Commandment” (2007). However, in 2008, Barnes returned to the fold, marking his comeback with the album “Death Rituals” (2008).
SIX FEET UNDER continued to evolve their sound over the years, incorporating elements of groove and thrash metal into their music. This evolution was evident in albums such as “Graveyard Classics III” (2010), where they covered classic songs by bands like AC/DC and THIN LIZZY.
In addition to their studio albums, SIX FEET UNDER has maintained a strong presence in the live music circuit, performing at numerous festivals and headlining tours worldwide.
Through their long and influential career, the band has remained a force in the death metal genre, consistently delivering heavy and aggressive music that appeals to fans of extreme metal. Their dedication to the genre and their distinctive style have earned them a dedicated following and a lasting legacy in the world of death metal.