Deicide - Scars of the Crucifix
Originally released in 2004, “Scars Of The Crucifix” was the first Deicide album to be released on Earache Records. Featuring 9 tracks of brutal anti- Christian invective supported by a barrage of blast-beats and grimly direct riffing. The track ‘Scars Of The Crucifix’ spawned the band’s first ever music video which was shot in Nottingham and has 1.2 million views on youtube. SALES POINTS • Since the release of the band's debut album in 1988, Deicide have courted controversy across the world for their uncompromising lyrical and musical approach. • The band have been targeted by pro-Christian groups and animal rights activists, as well pro-censorship lobbies. • Deicide's frontman Glen Benton famously branded an upside down crucifix into his forehead as the ultimate statement of intent. • Deicide frontman Glen Benton was featured in the BBC2 documentary 'Death Metal Murders', which again gained the band heavy coverage across the BBC and UK National newspapers. • Deicide continue to record and tour to this day.