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Cannibal Corpse Announces 13th Album
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Cannibal Corpse Announces 13th Album

Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster hinted that the band was working on their 13th studio album when we interviewed him for Profiles in Tone in March. The iconic death metal outfit has now revealed the name of the album – A Skeletal Domain – along with the list of tracks and a preview. Following up on 2012’s Torture, the album...

Spector Releases Limited Edition Alex Webster “Zombie Drip” Euro5LX Bass
Basses

Spector Releases Limited Edition Alex Webster “Zombie Drip” Euro5LX Bass

Spector is now shipping a limited edition version of the Alex Webster Euro5LX, featuring a reverse “Zombie Drip” design over a red finish. The new color design is rounded out with red outlined Spector fret inlays and a red Spector logo on the black headstock. Only twelve of the basses have been produced. Similar to the standard Alex Webster Euro5LX,...

Profiles in Tone: Alex Webster
Profiles in Tone

Profiles in Tone: Alex Webster

So far in our Profiles in Tone series, we’ve covered two legendary, old school rock bassists. Now we’re diving into death metal with a detailed look at one of the kings of metal’s deep end: Alex Webster. As bassist and founder of Cannibal Corpse, Webster has been an influence to legions of metal bassists. The band has twelve studio albums...

Jeff Hughell Releases “Chaos Labyrinth”
New Albums

Jeff Hughell Releases “Chaos Labyrinth”

When you play bass for more than one prominent metal band, you’re bound to make friends with some of the best heavy musicians out there. That’s precisely the case for bassist Jeff Hughell, who has recruited his friends to guest on his first full length solo album, Chaos Labyrinth. Hughell, who lays down the low end for death metal outfits...

Alex Webster to Join Conquering Dystopia with Jeff Loomis & Keith Merrow
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Alex Webster to Join Conquering Dystopia with Jeff Loomis & Keith Merrow

Here’s some news that will make death metal fans rejoice: Cannibal Corpse bass legend Alex Webster is teaming up with The Faceless’s Alex Rudinger, Nevermore’s Jeff Loomis and guitarist Keith Merrow on their new project called Conquering Dystopia. The band started as a collaboration between Loomis and Merrow, who got together for a jam session. “We’ve been talking about it...

Decibel Magazine Announces 2013 Tour Featuring Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, Immolation
Concerts & Tours

Decibel Magazine Announces 2013 Tour Featuring Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, Immolation

Decibel Magazine is kicking off their second annual tour on May 10th in Houston, Texas. The monthly heavy metal magazine has “doubled down on veteran star power” for the outing by tapping Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death and Immolation as the tour’s co-headliners. The tour also includes Beyond Creation, Cretin and Magrudergrind. Featuring bassists Alex Webster, Shane Embury, Ross Dolan, Dominic...

Summer Slaughter Tour Dates Announced; Headlined by Cannibal Corpse
Concerts & Tours

Summer Slaughter Tour Dates Announced; Headlined by Cannibal Corpse

The Summer Slaughter Tour has announced their schedule, set to their annual metal-fest on the road starting July 20, 2012 at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, California. Headlined by death metal band Cannibal Corpse, the tour this year also includes appearances by Between the Buried and Me, The Faceless, Periphery, Veil of Maya, Job for Cowboy, Goatwhore, Exhumed,...

Alex Webster on Making a Successful Death Metal Band
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Alex Webster on Making a Successful Death Metal Band

A new interview with Cannibal Corpse bassist and songwriter Alex Webster has been posted by O2 Academy TV. During the interview, Webster speaks on what it takes to become a successful death metal band, consistency, and how to release negative energy. Cannibal Corpse’s latest album, Torture, was released in March and sold 9,600 copies in the U.S. during its first...

Cannibal Corpse Releases New Album, Announce Tour Dates
New Albums

Cannibal Corpse Releases New Album, Announce Tour Dates

Cannibal Corpse has released their twelfth album, Torture, on Metal Blade Records. Anchored by Alex Webster on bass, the new album promises to keep pushing the limits. “Fans can expect more of what we’re known for – aggressive, moderately technical death metal with an emphasis placed on making memorable songs,” Webster said in our exclusive interview. “From a bass point...

Extreme Metal Bassist: An Interview with Alex Webster
Interviews

Extreme Metal Bassist: An Interview with Alex Webster

The evolution of heavy metal has presented a plethora of extreme subgenres: thrash metal, death metal, tech metal… the list goes on and on. But while the term extreme metal covers lots of territory, you can’t talk about extreme metal bass playing without talking about Alex Webster. As a founding member of the iconic band Cannibal Corpse, Webster has spent...