Who doesn't love Cannibal Corpse? Anyone? Just raise your hand if you dislike the iconic gore-core band, who have spent over 20 years mortifying parents with their murder obsessed lyrics, and high-speed headbanging? Anyone? Alright Bob Dole, you can put your “hand” down. Ok, so the pencil holding, Pepsi-drinking former presidential candidate, Bob Dole denounced Cannibal Corpse (along with Geto Boys and 2 Live Crew) for their descriptions of “mindless violence and loveless sex.”

But we love them. Cannibal Corpse and the entire gore core subgenre of metal (see also Pig Destroyer and Cattle Decapitation) are the equivalent of Grindhouse films. They're brutal, relentless and pretty hilarious. Tonight Cannibal Corpse plays with Skeletonwitch at the Sunset Strip House of Blues for a not-to-be-missed performance. “Hammer Smashed Face” is a metal classic and when it comes to blast beats and breakdowns, few do it better than Cannibal Corpse. And of course, their shirts are amazing. Rumor has it that the sales of their shirts outnumber their record sales 2-to-1. Ask them at the merch booth. Then there's the lyrics, which truly are an artform. No really. After 22 years as a band, Cannibal Corpse can still come up with new words for disemboweling nuns or sleeping inside a cadaver, Tauntaun-style.

Still skeptical? After the jump read all of Cannibal Corpse's lyrics and witness the genius.

[NSFW, unless you've caught your boss singing “Covered With Sores” by the coffee machine]

CANNIBAL CORPSE LYRICS via the wonderful, hardworking folks at Dark Lyrics.

album: “Eaten Back To Life” (1990)

Shredded Humans

Edible Autopsy

Put Them To Death


Scattered Remains, Splattered Brains

Born In A Casket

Rotting Head

The Undead Will Feast

Bloody Chunks

A Skull Full Of Maggots

Buried In The Backyard

album:“Butchered At Birth” (1991)

Meat Hook Sodomy


Living Dissection

Under The Rotted Flesh

Covered With Sores

Vomit The Soul

Butchered At Birth

Rancid Amputation

Innards Decay

album:“Tomb Of The Mutilated” (1992)

Hammer Smashed Face

I Cum Blood

Addicted To Vaginal Skin

Split Wide Open


The Cryptic Stench

Entrails Ripped From A Virgin's Cunt

Post Mortal Ejaculation

Beyond The Cemetery

album:“Hammer Smashed Face” (1993 EP)

Meat Hook Sodomy

Zero The Hero

Shredded Humans

Hammer Smashed Face

The Exorcist

album: “The Bleeding” (1994)

Starring Through The Eyes Of The Dead

Fucked With A Knife

Stripped, Raped And Strangled


Return To Flesh

The Pick-Axe Murders

She Was Asking For It

The Bleeding

Force Fed Broken Glass

An Experiment In Homicide

album: “Vile” (1996)

Devoured By Vermin

Mummified In Barbed Wire

Perverse Suffering



Puncture Wound Massacre

Relentless Beating

Absolute Hatred

Eaten From Inside

Orgasm Through Torture


album: “Gallery Of Suicide” (1998)

I Will Kill You

Disposal Of The Body

Sentenced To Burn

Blood Drenched Execution

Gallery Of Suicide

Dismembered And Molested

From Skin To Liquid

Unite The Dead

Stabbed In The Throat

Chambers Of Blood


Every Bone Broken

Centuries Of Torment

Crushing The Despised

album: “Bloodthirst” (1999)

Pounded Into Dust

Dead Human Collection

Unleashing The Bloodthirsty

The Spine Splitter

Ecstacy In Decay

Raped By The Beast


Hacksaw Decapitation

Blowtorch Slaughter

Sickening Metamorphosis

Condemned To Agony

album: “Live Cannibalism” (2000)

Staring Through The Eyes Of The Dead

Blowtorch Slaughter

Stripped,Raped And Strangled

I Cum Blood

Covered With Sores

Unleashing The Bloodthirsty

Dead Human Collection

Gallery Of Suicide

Meat Hook Sodomy

Perverse Suffering

The Spine Splitter


I Will Kill You

Disposal Of The Body

A Skull Full Of Maggots

Hammer Smashed Face

album: “Gore Obsessed” (2002)

Savage Butchery

Hatchet To The Head

Pit Of Zombies

Dormant Bodies Bursting

Compelled To Lacerate

Drowning In Viscera

Hung And Bled

Sanded Faceless

Mutation Of The Cadaver

When Death Replaces Life


No Remorse

album: “Worm Infested” (2002 MCD)

Systematic Elimination

Worm Infested

Demon's Night

The Undead Will Feast


No Remorse

album: “The Wretched Spawn” (2004)

Severed Head Stoning

Psychotic Precision

Decency Defied

Frantic Disembowelment

The Wretched Spawn

Cyanide Assassin

Festering In The Crypt

Nothing Left To Mutilate

Blunt Force Castration

Rotted Body Landslide


Bent Backwards And Broken

They Deserve To Die

album: “Kill” (2006)

The Time To Kill Is Now

Make Them Suffer

Murder Worship

Necrosadistic Warning

Five Nails Through The Neck

Purification By Fire

Death Walking Terror

Barbaric Bludgeonings

The Discipline Of Revenge

Brain Removal Device


Submerged In Boiling Flesh

Infinite Misery

album: “Evisceration Plague” (2009)

Priest Of Sodom

Scalding Hail

To Decompose

A Cauldron Of Hate

Beheading And Burning

Evidence In The Furnace

Carnivorous Swarm

Evisceration Plague

Shatter Their Bones

Carrion Sculpted Entity


Skewered From Ear To Eye

Skull Fragment Armor

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