The classical line-up of Cancer, consisting of singer and rhythm guitarist John Walker, drummer Carl Stokes, bassist Ian Buchanan and lead guitarist Barry Savage, will reunite in order to help promote the re-release of their first trio of albums by Cyclone Empire Records. It has not been confirmed which festivals the band will appear at, though it has been stated that they will only be playing material from the three early albums.

The band comments: "Through persistent demand from Cancer fans and a process of gang pressing we're happy to announce a reformation of the classic line-up, John Walker (vocals, guitar), Carl Stokes (drums), Ian Buchanan (bass) and Barry Savage (guitar), to promote our first three albums (1990's To The Gory End, 1991's Death Shall Rise, 1993's The Sins Of Mankind) which are being re-released by Cyclone Empire records later this year. Check us out when we play the festivals and remember to hold on to your bollocks!"

The band, formed in a pub in Telford, Shropshire back in 1988, were among the first British death metal bands, and one of the first to be signed for international distribution. Their second studio album, Death Shall Rise, has been ranked as one of the best albums of early death metal.







Source: bravewords.com
Band profile: Cancer
 
Posted: 15.09.2013 by Bad English



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exomorphyx89 - 16.09.2013 at 00:28  
Great! Their last two albums are shit!
Lit. - 16.09.2013 at 01:10  
Long as they don't make any new albums, I'm fine with this.
beerweed - 16.09.2013 at 08:02  
See the master of gore , striken with pain in Hell ...
X5452 - 16.09.2013 at 14:37  
Fucking awesome, do a gig at Neurotic Deathfest please!
Marcel Hubregtse - 16.09.2013 at 15:24  
Damn, one of the extremely average death metal bands, who amounted to nothing back in the day, reunited
Alex Fenger - 16.09.2013 at 15:33  
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 16.09.2013 at 15:24

Damn, one of the extremely average death metal bands, who amounted to nothing back in the day, reunited

Their debut had a few nice tracks, but other than that I agree, Cancer have always been extremely average.

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