Death metal veterans VORE is proud to announce that they have just signed with Germany’s AFM Records. The deal will see a re-release of VORE’s most recent album, Gravehammer (which was released by the band in December of last year) on July 20th on CD and vinyl formats. The iron fist of the underground is now poised for world domination!
Barely a month after its release, Gravehammer reached the #4 spot on Amazon.com‘s death metal downloads chart and received praise from critics around the world. The long-awaited follow up to 2005’s Maleficus, Gravehammer, sees VORE’s battle-ready brand of death metal taken to a new level of intensity and aggression.
VORE has been cranking out their unique blend of crushing, doom-laden death metal since 1994. VORE draws upon death, thrash and traditional metal influences to create an onslaught of titanic power and heaviness. VORE’s mid-paced rhythmic style is built around strong riffs and songcraft, rather than all out speed, which sets them apart from current trends in death metal. Over this soundscape, themes of doom, darkness, conquest and sorcery roar in a savage vocal attack.
VORE consists of guitarist/vocalist Page Townsley, drummer Remy Cameron and bassist Jeremy Partin. The band has independently released four self financed cd’s – Dead Kings Eyes in 1997, Lord of Storms in 2001, Maleficus in 2005 and their latest opus, Gravehammer, is being unleashed in late 2011.
VORE has worked hard to promote their metallic wares in the metal underground and beyond. All of their releases have garnered accolades in the metal press, and despite remaining independent and unsigned to a label all these years (many argue criminally so!), they have sold thousands of cd’s worldwide and charted at metal radio.
VORE is always at their best within the live realm, pummeling audiences with their thunderous sonic assault and tight energetic performances. Over the years VORE has performed with bands such as MORBID ANGEL, CANNIBAL CORPSE, OBITUARY, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER, NILE, IN FLAMES, MONSTROSITY, MALEVOLENT CREATION, HALFORD, ORIGIN, GOATWHORE, CATTLE DECAPITATION, MANOWAR, CARCASS and many others. VORE are also veterans of the infamous Milwaukee Metalfest.
Page Townsley – Guitar & vocals
Remy Cameron – Drums
Jeremy “Skullcrusher” Partin – Bass & vocals