While Relapse Records puts the final grisly details in place for the release of Savage Land, the debut album from Death-inspired metal collective, Gruesome — uniting members of Exhumed, Possessed, Malevolent Creation, Derketa and more — the band have unleashed the opening title track to the disc.

Channeling inspiration from one of death metal’s iconic, founding American acts, Death, into their own mangled interpretation, Gruesome’s Savage Land, a truly horrid slab of late-’80s/early-’90s Florida-styled death metal created in homage to the late Chuck Schuldiner’s early masterworks, is humbly determined to keep the band’s sound alive as authentically as possible.

Relapse Records will issue Savage Land on CD and all digital outlets in North America via April 21st, preceded by its European release dates, April 17th in Germany, Benelux and Finland and April 20th in the UK and rest of the world.


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