What was Cannibal Corpse’s mindset going into the studio for the recording of Evisceration Plague?
Basically, we tried to be as prepared as possible. We took six months to write the album…we tried to have everything planned out before we go out and record. That’s basically our mindset. Did the band do anything different this time around or was it business as usual? We definitely tried some things different. Every album we do, we always try to go in and make it as heavy as we possibly can. Of course, every band always says that…with this album, we worked with a click track a lot. Every song, Paul (Mazurkiewicz, drums) would practice to a click, which we’ve never done before. That was different, but the end result was that we got a lot tighter with the sound. I think the performance were a lot tighter because of that. There was no fluctuation within the song or even the riffs. It was pretty much straight through as far as the click and the timing go. Were there any issues with using a click track? I thought there would be; I didn’t think we could pull it off. We’ve never done that; us