To Serve Man (album)

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To Serve Man
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 30, 2002 (2002-07-30)
RecordedTrident Studios
Genre Deathgrind, grindcore
Length34:59
Label Metal Blade [1]
Producer Juan Urteaga
Cattle Decapitation chronology
¡Decapitacion!
(2000)
To Serve Man
(2002)
Humanure
(2004)

To Serve Man is the debut studio album by American deathgrind band Cattle Decapitation, released in 2002. [2] [3] The title is a reference to the Twilight Zone episode "To Serve Man".

Contents

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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Blabbermouth.net 8/10 [5]
Chronicles of Chaos 6.5/10 [6]
Exclaim! favorable [7]
Metal Storm 5.5/10 [8]

Exclaim! wrote that the band "has entered the upper realm of gore-grinders," and praised the "nice, clear production sound ... that allows us to hear exactly what it is that gore-grind bands do with their instruments: grind, slash and hack their way through speedy and short bursts of dissonant grindcore." [9]

Track listing

All tracks are written by David Astor, Troy Oftedal, and Travis Ryan

No.TitleLength
1."Testicular Manslaughter"2:50
2."I Eat Your Skin"1:54
3."Writhe in Putrescence"3:16
4."Land of the Severed Meatus"2:22
5."The Regurgitation of Corpses"2:02
6."Everyone Deserves to Die"2:36
7."To Serve Man"3:07
8."Colonic Villus Biopsy Performed on the Gastro-intestinally Incapable"2:56
9."Pedeadstrians"3:26
10."Long-Pig Chef and the Hairless Goat"2:09
11."Hypogastric Combustion by C-4 Plastique"2:36
12."Deadmeal"2:34
13."Chunk Blower"3:06
Total length:34:59

Personnel

Cattle Decapitation
Production

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