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Deicide: Music Box, Manchester

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 11 January 2007

FLORIDA MAY be the Sunshine State but it is forever shrouded in darkness as home to the world's leading proponents of satanic death metal. Deicide means "the killing of deities" — controversy follows the band around. Singer Glen Benton caused outrage by branding his forehead with an upside-down cross. They are banned in Chile after fans desecrated a church, and Deicide's audiences have been known to lose control of their bowels.

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