In a brand new interview with McVay Productions, MORBID ANGEL guitarist Trey Azagthoth spoke about his mindset when composing music for his long-running demise steel outfit. He mentioned (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “The best way I take a look at it once I write my music, if folks do not prefer it, fuck you. Fuck you. Go take heed to another band. I write fucking music for myself. I do not write music for any followers, and if they do not prefer it, then they will simply fucking transfer on to another band or no matter. That is the way in which I take a look at it. I am probably not afraid, like, ‘Properly, I hope I am catchy’ and ‘I hope that is gonna be trending’ or no matter like that. Really, I am making an attempt to do anti-trends… It is a large ‘fuck you’ to anyone that thinks they wanna comply with tendencies or guidelines or issues like that; they assume that is vital. Aside from coming from yourselves.”
He added: “I do not want different folks to make me really feel legitimate. I decide that on my own… For those who do not prefer it, fuck you. That is the way in which I take a look at it.”
MORBID ANGEL kicked off its 2023 U.S. tour on March 15 at Vinyl Music Corridor in Pensacola, Florida. The trek marks the band’s first with drummer Charlie Koryn, who has beforehand performed with ASCENDED DEAD, INCANTATION, FUNEBRARUM and SKELETAL REMAINS. The tour, that includes help from REVOCATION, will run by April 22 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
In April 2018, Silver Lining Music launched a particular two-disc digipack version of MORBID ANGEL‘s newest album, “Kingdoms Disdained”, that includes seven instrumental demo tracks beforehand solely obtainable as a part of the deluxe field set.
“Kingdoms Disdained” was launched in December 2017 by way of Silver Lining Music within the U.S. and JVC in Japan. The disc, which reunites founding guitarist Azagthoth with bassist/vocalist Steve Tucker, was recorded at Mana Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida and produced by MORBID ANGEL with Erik Rutan (CANNIBAL CORPSE, HATE ETERNAL, SIX FEET UNDER, BELPHEGOR).
Becoming a member of Azagthoth and Tucker throughout the recording periods for “Kingdoms Disdained” was drummer Scotty Fuller (ANNIHILATED; previously of ABYSMAL DAWN)
MORBID ANGEL in January 2017 introduced the addition of Vadim Von (guitarist/frontman of the American demise steel band VADIMVON) to the band’s lineup on second guitar. He joined the group because the alternative for Norwegian guitarist Destructhor (a.ok.a. Thor Anders Myhren),who left the band eight years in the past.
Azagthoth made headlines in 2020 after he was arrested on a misdemeanor DUI cost close to his dwelling in Florida. A number of months later, he pleaded no contest to reckless driving as a diminished cost from DUI. He was additionally ordered to finish “DUI Faculty”, pay a small positive and carry out 50 hours of group service.
A 50-year-old man died when the roof collapsed at a theater internet hosting a MORBID ANGEL live performance in Belvidere, Illinois late final month.
Though the live performance was reportedly bought out, the Belvidere Police Division mentioned solely 260 folks have been on the Apollo Theater on March 31 when the collapse occurred as a heavy storm rolled by the world. The capability of the theater is round 1,500.
In complete, 28 folks have been taken to native hospitals by paramedics and one other 48 folks sought remedy on their very own.