Mainly noted for his guttural death growled vocals and explicitly violent lyrics. He was the founding vocalist and lyricist of death metal band Cannibal Corpse from — , later working as part of Six Feet Under , and was featured on Finnish death metal band Torture Killer 's second album Swarm!. Barnes designed the original Cannibal Corpse logo, the Six Feet Under logo and also created the artwork for Warpath , released in Chris Barnes had started his extreme metal career at the age of Barnes wrote all of the lyrics on the albums Butchered at Birth through The Bleeding, and wrote the lyrics on Eaten Back to Life with the rest of the band helping.
Early career[ edit ] Barnes had started his extreme metal career at the age of Tirant Sin recorded three demos, all privately released: Barnes appeared only on the third demo, when he re-joined Tirant Sin in January Cannibal Corpse[ edit ] Barnes wrote all of the lyrics on the albums Butchered at Birth , Tomb of the Mutilated and The Bleeding and wrote the lyrics on Eaten Back to Life with the rest of the band helping. I really enjoyed them all. It was pretty much my starting point — it wasn't exactly my starting point, but it was as a professional musician. I think that it really helped bring about a certain style of music, and with that band I really outlined what most people think death metal vocals sound like — I'm part of that.
Cannibal Corpse Singer on Pushing Buttons, Getting "Crap From Everybody"
There were no messages, no pretense, nothing but gruesome, violent names and grisly accompanying artwork. For their 14th studio album, Cannibal Corpse have taken a slightly different approach. I think people might have thought it was about something else and we were going at it from a different direction. It's Cannibal Corpse being Cannibal Corpse.
You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. I think there's just protecting other people's feelings. I think that everyone knows certain things about everything and they'd like to see things a certain way, and that wouldn't portray things a certain way that they would wanna portray them. So… I'm being very general and trying to be diplomatic about it.