Melbourne, Florida-based brutal deathcore heroes BODYSNATCHER are back with a new track, “Absolved Of The Strings And Stone,” a bludgeoning introduction to their upcoming new full-length album set for release in the coming months via MNRK Heavy. It will be a true test of will to stop yourself from opening up a pit to this swirling assault of deathcore breakdowns, divebombs, and dissonance.
Comments guitarist Kyle Carter of the latest track, “‘Absolved Of The Strings And Stone’ speaks on the topic of realizing toxic behavior and cutting those people loose. Realize your worth and trust your gut.”
Details on the band’s forthcoming full-length, including title, artwork, and release date, will be revealed in the coming weeks. Stay alert. View the band’s previously released video single “King of The Rats” HERE.
BODYSNATCHER is currently in the midst of a US headlining tour. The Downright Merch-sponsored journey commenced on Friday, October 15th and will wind its way through nearly three dozen cities, coming to a close November 21st in Nashville, Tennessee. Support is provided by Boundaries, Left To Suffer, and Mouth For War. See all confirmed dates below.
10/15/2021 Sound Bar – Orlando, FL
10/16/2021 Respectable Street – West Palm Beach, FL
10/17/2021 Crowbar – Tampa, FL
10/18/2021 The Masquerade (Purgatory) – Atlanta, GA
10/20/2021 Bling Tiger – Greensboro, NC
10/21/2021 Canal Club – Richmond, VA
10/22/2021 The Backstage @ Championships Bar – Trenton, NJ
10/23/2021 The Brooklyn Monarch – Brooklyn, NY
10/24/2021 Webster Underground – Hartford, CT
10/25/2021 Jewel Music Venue – Manchester, NH
10/26/2021 Alchemy – Providence, RI
10/28/2021 Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY
10/29/2021 The Sanctuary – Hamtramck, MI
10/30/2021 The Outpost – Kent, OH
10/31/2021 Reggie’s Rock Club Chicago, IL
11/02/2021 The Roxy Theatre – Denver, CO
11/03/2021 The Loading Dock – Salt Lake City, UT
11/05/2021 The Big Dipper – Spokane, WA
11/06/2021 Dante’s – Portland, OR
11/07/2021 Funhouse @ El Corazon – Seattle, WA
11/09/2021 Holy Diver – Sacramento, CA
11/10/2021 1720 – Los Angeles, CA
11/11/2021 Soda Bar – San Diego, CA
11/12/2021 The Nile – Basement – Mesa, AZ
11/13/2021 Eclipse – Albuquerque, NM
11/14/2021 Rockhouse Bar & Grill – El Paso, TX
11/16/2021 Come And Take It Live – Austin, TX
11/17/2021 The Secret Group – Houston, TX
11/18/2021 Three Links – Dallas, TX
11/19/2021 89th Street Collective – Oklahoma City, OK
11/20/2021 Red Flag – St. Louis, MO
11/21/2021 The End – Nashville, TN
BODYSNATCHER — a name inspired by notorious serial killer Ed Gein — brings an updated and brutal formula to deathcore, fusing components of hardcore and beatdown into their blistering hymns. The band currently consists of founding vocalist Kyle Medina, drummer Chris Whited, formerly of King Conquer, bassist Kyle Shope, formerly of Float Face Down, and guitarist Kyle Carter, formerly of Dealey Plaza and Beacons.
The band’s most recent full-length, This Heavy Void, released in 2019, was met with critical accolades from fans and critics alike with New Transcendence hailing, “their most oppressive record yet,” adding, “BODYSNATCHER do more than pick up where their previous, critically acclaimed fusion of beatdown and deathcore left off. Instead, the band provide what is their most comprehensive display of emotion and aggression to date, using everything from vicious grooves to spine-shrinking slams to match the weight and intensity of their lyrical content to create what stands to be one of the first in a blossoming breed of monstrous deathcore releases with true angst, emotion and meaning behind every flesh-shredding breakdown.” The band’s savage live presentation has earned them slots on tours with the likes of contemporary deathcore torchbearers Enterprise Earth, Spite, Lorna Shore, Chelsea Grin, Slaughter To Prevail, and many others.
Earlier this Spring, BODYSNATCHER appeared on eOne Heavy Live (now MNRK Heavy), a special livestream event highlighting some of the label’s top acts. Brutal Planet lauded the band’s, “deathy, grindy set with intense precision,” while Ghost Cult praised a, “sludgy deathcore experience with heavy-hitting tracks and entertaining personality.” Gushed Metal Noise, “the downtempo deathcore kings bring the slow pummeling rhythmic battery laden slabs of groove from the very start of their crushing set. It’s like getting hit over the head repeatedly by a concrete paving slab and loving every moment with breakdown after breakdown…”
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