Diabolus Et Amicae>>EXITIUM - USA

Outsourcing Morality - 2007 - Deepsend

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S= Humanicide>>Brandon Carrigan - JUSTIN JONES
G= Cody Stanley - KIRK KIRKWOOD>>Wrought of Obsidian
D= Humanicide>>Brian Carrigan>>Aggravated Nuisance, Nahurak, Beyond The Red Horizon - Sutured, Martyred, Devourment, Hyperion, Rhome>>ERIK PARK>>Martyred, Devourment, Rhome, A Devil's Daydream, Intestinal Fortitude, Wrought Of Obsidian

The band was formed in September of 2001 in the backwaters of Oklahoma before changing names and issuing a debut album in 2004. Mechanical Expressions Of Purpose was an EP through Compulsive Blasphemer.

The group initially featured singer Brandon Carrigan and drummer Brian Carrigan both formerly of Humanicide. Outsourcing Morality was recorded in 2005 by James Delgado of Kill The Client in Dallas. Deepsend Records signed the band in December of 2005. The band reformed in 2007 with a new line-up replacing the Carrigans and Stanley. The group next announced a new album dubbed Grind After Death, began composing material in 2011 and disappeared.


Exitium might be one of the less known elements of the underground, but boy does this band attack its instruments in fine fashion. The band apparently has a good degree of political opinion, which is great but all the fans will hear is a grinding death metal assault that will brings names like Impaled, Carcass, Napalm Death and Exhumed to mind. The band is let down by the muddy sound (unless mud implies the true underground for the band) but the ferocious attack and the two vocals breathe fire during the short twelve tracks. The odd moment of melody or exotic rhythms like the one on Mask The Scars is just layering that is largely buried amidst the power violence. It might seem to some as if the band has deliberately added noise to its music, but that is actually the sound of equipment breaking down in the studio as the tape rolled! - Anna Tergel