Cattle Decapitation is an American deathgrind band from San Diego, California. The band consists of Travis Ryan (vocals), Josh Elmore (guitar), Belisario Dimuzio (guitar), Dave McGraw (drums), and Olivier Pinard (bass guitar). Cattle Decapitation, currently signed to Metal Blade Records, released seven albums, the most recent being The Anthropocene Extinction (2015).
Originally formed in 1996, the songs of Cattle Decapitation are protesting against animal abuse and mistreatment, environmental devastation, and other topics such as misanthropy and genocide of the human race. Their music depicts humans in situations in which animals face (animal testing, slaughter, etc.).
Their album "lang =" en "> To Serve Man , marketed in 2002, is controversial in Germany, country in which the distribution company SPV refuses to sell the album because its cover considered too violent>. The cover of the album Humanure , marketed in 2004, presenting a cow whose dung is composed of human remains, was censored in certain surfaces, without permission from the label. Record stores did not present the album, which made it difficult for customers to find and buy it >>>. Former member Gabe Serbian becomes a member of The Locust>. Former member Dave Astor also. In August 2009, Cattle Decapitation broke away from bassist Troy Oftedal as a result of musical and personal differences. In 2012 released the album Monolith of Inhumanity which is positively hosted >>>.
Cattle Decapitation has toured extensively with other bands such as Suffocation, Cryptopsy, The Murder Black Dahlia, Deicide, Behemoth, Hate Eternal, Krisiun and Job for a Cowboy. The band also participated in Metal Blade Records Scion A / V Showcase at the end of 2012>.