Nine full-lengths and 35 years later, Autopsy remains one of the best death metal bands in existence, as gruesome and creative as ever. With that ninth full-length on the horizon, read an interview with original guitarist Eric Cutler.
Despite undergoing constant change and no shortage of difficulties, the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, etc.) remains a significant stronghold for American heavy metal—and especially death metal. This in-depth feature includes perspectives from key bands (Ripped to Shreds, Vastum) and labels (Sentient Ruin Laboratories, Carbonized Records).