Cannibal Corpse’s Paul Mazurkiewicz Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’
Welcome to the most extreme episode of ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ we’ve ever filmed. We sat down with Cannibal Corpse drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz to prove and disprove what’s written about him and the band on Wikipedia.
As a founding member of Cannibal Corpse and one of death metal’s greatest drummers, Paul Mazurkiewicz was the perfect man to set the record straight. Mazurkiewicz told us all about how the manager for a music store where original vocalist Chris Barnes worked actually snagged Cannibal Corpse its record deal with Metal Blade. The drummer also clarifies some falsehoods about Barnes trademarking the original Cannibal Corpse logo and threatening to sue after his departure from the band.
Mazurkiewicz actually gave us some never-before-heard info about Cannibal Corpse’s Kill album art. Though it’s true Kill’s art was the product of band members being unable to decide on a cover, Paul reveals what’s really behind the lettering of Kill. Brutal!
Perhaps the most fascinating part of this Wiki segment comes at the very end when Mazurkiewicz talks about a Russian Cannibal Corpse show being raided by authorities. The show was stopped midway though the set by militant types wearing riot gear and brandishing assault rifles, leaving the death metal musicians completely unaware they were being stopped by an official authority. The ordeal was understandably terrifying and Mazurkiewicz told us about it in fascinating detail.
Check out the Cannibal Corpse edition of ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ above!
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