Origin: San Jose, California, USA  
Genres: Death Metal
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Page online: October 10, 2008
Last update/review: November 5, 2017

Exhumed

Formed in 1991 by the duo of Matt Harvey and Col Jones, Exhumed became of those cult underground death metal bands, never destined for superstardom but content to do their thing, which mostly consisted of out-goring their competition. They debuted in 1993 with an EP, and in the years to follow released a slew of demos and splits (much of which is captured in the Platters Of Splatter compilation), with varying lineups, until they finally signed to Relapse Records, where they released three full-length albums. As if the song titles weren't enough of a clue as to what their style was, Exhumed played grind-inspired death metal, drifting towards more traditional death metal on their later material.

Recent album: Horror, released on October 4, 2019.

Current Members

Matt Harvey

guitars/vocals (ex-Dekapitator, Gruesome)

Sebastian Phillips

guitars

Ross Sewage (Ross Sublett)

bass/vocals (Ghoul, Impaled, ex-Ludicra, guest for Wolves In The Throne Room)

Mike Hamilton

drums (Deeds Of Flesh, ex-Vile)

Former Members/Guests

Jake Giardina

vocals

Derrel Houdashelt

guitars (ex-Dekapitator)

Mike Beams

guitars

Wes Caley

guitars

Ben Marrs

bass

Bud Burke

bass

Leon Del Muerte

bass/vocals (ex-Impaled, ex-Intronaut)

Rob Babcock

bass/guitars

Col Jones

drums (ex-Dekapitator)

Matt Connell

drums

Danny Walker

drums (Intronaut, guest for Job For A Cowboy)



Discography



Excreting Innards  EP
1993 After World
  1. Festering Sphinctral Malignancy
  2. Perverse Innard Infestation
  3. Coital Mutilation
  4. Disfigured Corpse
  5. Grubs
  6. Cadaveric Splatter Platter
  • Jake Giardina
  • Matt Harvey
  • Derrel Houdashelt
  • Ben Marrs
  • Col Jones



Gore Metal  
1998 Relapse
  1. Necromaniac
  2. Open The Abscess
  3. Postmortem Procedures
  4. Limb From Limb
  5. Enucleation
  6. Casketkrusher
  7. Deathmask
  8. In My Human Slaughterhouse
  9. Sepulchural Slaughter
  10. Vagitarian ll
  11. Blazing Corpse
  12. Deadest Of The Dead
  13. Sodomy And Lust
  • Matt Harvey
  • Mike Beams
  • Ross Sewage
  • Col Jones



Slaughtercult  
2001 Relapse
  1. Decrepit Crescendo
  2. Forged in Fire (Formed in Flame)
  3. A Lesson in Pathology
  4. This Axe Was Made to Grind
  5. Carnal Epitaph
  6. Dinnertime in the Morgue
  7. Fester Forever
  8. Deep Red
  9. Infester
  10. Slave to the Casket
  11. Slaughtercult
  12. Funeral Fuck
  13. Vacant Grave
  • Matt Harvey
  • Mike Beams
  • Col Jones



Anatomy Is Destiny  
2003 Relapse
  1. Anatomy is Destiny
  2. Waxwork
  3. The Matter of Splatter
  4. Under the Knife
  5. Consuming Impulse
  6. Grotesqueries
  7. In the Name of Gore
  8. Arclight
  9. Nativity Obscene (A Nursery Chyme)
  10. Death Walks Behind You
  11. A Song for the Dead
  • Matt Harvey
  • Mike Beams
  • Bud Burke
  • Col Jones



Platters Of Splatter  COMPILATION
2004
  1. Horrendous Member Dismemberment
  2. Septicemia (Festering Sphinctral Malignancy, Part II)
  3. Masochistic Copromania
  4. Necrovores: Decomposing The Inanimate
  5. Disinterred, Digested, And Debauched
  6. Bone Fucker
  7. The Naked And The Dead
  8. Necro-Transvestite
  9. Torso
  10. Dissecting The Caseated Omentum
  11. Death Metal (Possessed cover)
  12. Goreified
  13. Emeticide
  14. Pus Grinder
  15. Torso 2000
  16. Totally Fucking Dead
  17. Dead Again
  18. Gory Melanoma
  19. Necro-Voyeur
  20. Indignities To The Dead
  21. Masterpieces
  22. Instruments of Hell
  23. Carneous Corneal Carbonization
  24. Blood And Alcohol
  25. Oozing Rectal Feast
  26. Outro: A Decrepit Denouement For The Disgustingly Deceased
  27. No Presents For Christmas (King Diamond cover)
  28. Cannibal Apocalypse (Impetigo cover)
  29. Exhume To Consume (Carcass cover)
  30. Intro: A Purulent Prelude To Putrescent Pyosisification
  31. Excreting Innards
  32. Vagitarian
  33. Grotesque Putrefied Brains
  34. The Exquisite Flavor of Gastro-Anal Tripe
  35. Sex, Drinks, And Metal (Sarcofago cover)
  36. Radiator Bitch
  37. Excoriated, Emasculated, And Dead
  38. Quagmire of Flesh
  39. Puke of The Dead
  40. Carneous Corneal Carbonization
  41. Vagitarian
  42. Grotesque Putrefied Brains
  43. Pyathrotic Discorporation
  44. Excreting Innards
  45. Festering Sphinctral Malignancy
  46. Perverse Innard Infestation
  47. Coital Mutilation
  48. Grubs
  49. Disfigured Corpse
  50. Cadaveric Splatter Platter
  51. Caseating Decomposition
  52. Embryonic Regordation
  53. Oozing Rectal Feast
  54. Culinary Pathology
  55. Scrubs
  56. Ziploc Bodybag
  57. Cadaveric Splatter Platter (Different recording)
  58. The Exquisite Flavor of Gastro-Anal Tripe (Different recording)
  59. Excreting Innards (Different recording)
  60. The Pallor of Unliving Flesh
  61. Perverse Innard Infestation (Different recording)
  62. Masterpieces (totally different arrangement)
  63. In My Human Slaughterhouse (demo of track from "Gore Metal")
  64. Deathmask (demo of track from "Gore Metal")
  65. Schizo (Venom cover)
  66. Interlude: A Cacophonous Crescendo of Cadaverous Crepitation
  67. Septicemia (Live on the radio)
  68. Vagitarian (Live on the radio)
  69. Necrovores: Decomposing The Inanimate (Live on the radio)
  70. The Naked And The Dead (Live on the radio)
  71. Enucleation (Live on the radio)
  72. Bone Fucker (Live on the radio)
  73. Rancid Fermenting Stench
  74. Lacerated And Molested Necro-Vagina
  75. Intercourse With A Limbless Cadaver (`93)
  76. Interlude: A Disgorged Dirge of Dire Detrunctation
  77. The Pallor of Unliving Flesh
  78. Bleeding Heap of Menstrual Carnage (`93)
  79. In The Throes of Ecstasy
  80. Sickening Colotomic Surgery
  81. Bleeding Heap of Menstrual Carnage (`96)
  82. Necro-Fornicator (`94)
  83. Intercourse With A Limbless Cadaver (`95)
  84. Material Girl (Madonna cover)



Garbage Daze Re-Regurgitated  
2005
  1. A Reflection (The Cure)
  2. All Murder, All Guts, All Fun (Samhain)
  3. Pay To Die (Master)
  4. The Power Remains (Amebix)
  5. Uninformed (Unseen Terror)
  6. No Quarter (Led Zeppelin)
  7. Trapped Under Ice (Metallica)
  8. Necrophilia (GBH)
  9. The Ghoul (Pentagram)
  10. In Fear We Kill (Epidemic)
  11. Twisted Face (Sadus)
  12. Drop Dead (Siege)
  • Matt Harvey
  • Wes Caley
  • Matt Connell



All Guts, No Glory  
2011 Relapse
  1. All Guts, No Glory
  2. As Hammer to Anvil
  3. Your Funeral, My Feast
  4. Through Cadaver Eyes
  5. Death Knell
  6. Distorted and Twisted to Form
  7. I Rot Within
  8. Dis-assembly Line
  9. Necrotized
  10. Funereality
  11. So Let It Be Rotten... So Let It Be Done
  • Matt Harvey
  • Wes Caley
  • Leon Del Muerte
  • Danny Walker



Necrocracy  
2013 Relapse
  1. Coins upon the Eyes
  2. Dysmorphic
  3. (So Passes) the Glory of Death
  4. The Rotting
  5. The Shape of Deaths to Come
  6. Necrocracy
  7. Sickened
  8. Ravening
  9. Carrion
  10. The Rotting
  • Matt Harvey
  • Bud Burke
  • Rob Babcock
  • Mike Hamilton
2013 Readers' Album #78




Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998-2015  
2015 Relapse
  • Matt Harvey
  • Bud Burke
  • Mike Hamilton



Death Revenge  
2017 Relapse
  1. Death Revenge Overture
  2. Defenders of the Grave
  3. Lifeless
  4. Dead End
  5. Night Work
  6. Unspeakable
  7. Gravemakers of Edinburgh
  8. The Harrowing
  9. A Funeral Party
  10. The Anatomy Act of 1832
  11. Incarnadined Hands
  12. Death Revenge
  13. Death Revenge Underture
  14. A Lesson In Violence (Exodus cover)
  • Matt Harvey
  • Ross Sewage
  • Bud Burke
  • Mike Hamilton



Horror  
2019 Relapse
  1. Unsound
  2. Ravenous Cadavers
  3. Scream Out in Fright
  4. The Red Death
  5. Utter Mutilation of Your Corpse
  6. Slaughter Maniac
  7. Ripping Death
  8. Clawing
  9. Naked, Screaming, and Covered in Blood
  10. Playing with Fear
  11. Dead Meat
  12. Rabid
  13. In the Mouth of Hell
  14. Shattered Sanity
  15. Re-Animated
  • Matt Harvey
  • Sebastian Phillips
  • Ross Sewage
  • Mike Hamilton




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