BODY COUNT, “one of the most important bands in punk rap-metal history” (Afropunk), recently announced the March 6 release of their seventh album, Carnivore (Century Media Records), and have released the title track, showcasing the song with an animated video that highlights the album artwork, which you can check out below.
The album cover, and animated visualizer, were created by Polish artist Zbigniew M. Bielak, who has also created illustrations to for GHOST, MAYHEM, and DEICIDE. The Carnivore album artwork features an intricate map, and homage, to BODY COUNT’s hometown of Los Angeles.
Additional information, and album pre-orders, will be released on Jan. 10. BODY COUNT trek to Europe this Summer, with a number of festival and headlining dates already confirmed.
6.19 Clisson, France Hellfest
6.21 Dessel, Belgium Graspop Festival
6.22 Esch Alzette, Luxembourg Rockhal
6.23 Tilburg, Netherlands 013
6.24 Berlin, Germany Tempodrom
6.26 Verona, Italy Rock The Castle Festival
6.27 Vienna, Austria Arena Vienna
6.27 Prague, Czech Republic Roxy
6.29 Oberhausen, Germany Turbinehalle
7.1 Munich, Germany Tollwood Festival
7.2 Zurich, Switzerland Komplex 457
7.3 Belfort, France, July 3 Eurockeenes De Belfort Festival
7.4 Saint Claire, France Beauregard Festival
BODY COUNT is Ice T (vocals), Ernie C.(guitar/backing vocals), Juan Garcia(guitar/backing vocals), Vincent Price(bass/backing vocals), Ill Will (drums) and Sean E. Sean (samples/backing vocals). The band, founded in 1990 by Ice T and Ernie C., made their live debut at the inaugural Lollapalooza tour (1991) and released their controversial, RIAA gold-certified self-titled debut the following year. Over the outfit’s nearly 30 year history they have sold 1 million albums and released six studio albums: Bloodlust (2017), Manslaughter(2014), Murder 4 Hire (2006), Violent Demise: The Last Days (1997), Born Dead (1994) and Body Count (1992