Carcass return with thunderous new single, Dance of Ixtab (Psychopomp & Circumstance March No. 1)

Bill Steer of Carcass performing live
(Image credit: Chiaki Nozu/WireImage via Getty)

Death-metal icons Carcass have released the second single from their upcoming album, the thundering riff-a-thon Dance of Ixtab (Psychopomp & Circumstances March No. 1).

Taking its cue from the album’s lead single – the brutally assembled Kelly’s Meat Emporium – as well as the rest of Carcass’s revered repertoire, Dance of Ixtab is everything you’d expect from the British four-piece.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.