肉体行动（Deeds of Flesh）是一支来自美国加利福尼亚州洛斯奥索斯（Los Osos）的美国残酷死亡金属乐队，由雅各比·金斯顿（Jacoby Kingston），埃里克·林德马克（Erik Lindmark（1972-2018）和乔伊·希斯莱特（Joey Heaslet ）于1993年成立，一直活跃到林德马克（Lindmark）于2018年去世。创立了自己的唱片公司Unique Leader Records，此唱片公司后来成为了世界各地其他死亡金属乐队的所在地。血肉契约（Deeds of Flesh）已发行了八张录音室专辑，最近的一张是2013年发行的《迦南的门户》。
血肉契约成立于1993年。他们与Wild Rags Records签约并发行了他们的第一张EP，名为“逐渐融化”。然后，他们将唱片公司移至现已废除的Repulse Records，并于1996年发行了首张全长专辑，名为《Trading Pieces》。
两年后的1998年，他们在同一张唱片上发行了第二张专辑《Intheding the Anthropophagi》，这次是Brad Palmer用鼓代替了Joey Heaslet。录制完这张专辑后，吉他手Jim Tkacz加入了乐队。乐队随后失去了与唱片公司的合同，并自行发行了一个演示。此后，他们决定组建自己的标签“独特领导者记录”。他们的所有后续记录都在此标签上发布。乐队随后于2005年发行了DVD，名为《血肉契约：Live in Montreal》。
2007年，创始成员兼贝斯手Jacoby Kingston宣布由于生活方式的改变，他将离开乐队。他被Erlend Caspersen取代。
在2020年9月28日，乐队宣布了新专辑Nucleus，该专辑将于12月11日发行。这将是乐队首张没有主唱埃里克·林德马克（Erik Lindmark）的专辑，尽管专辑中将包含林德马克（Lindmark）在其创作之前录制和录制的音乐。死亡。还宣布前贝斯手兼主唱雅各比·金斯顿（Jacoby Kingston）已结束退休，仅以主唱身份重新加入乐队，而前鼓手迈克·汉密尔顿（Mike Hamilton）也为这张专辑做出了贡献。此外，它会从许多老牌死亡金属的歌手，其中包括吕克·勒梅也有客人vocals Gorguts，约翰·加拉格尔死亡胎儿，乔治“Corpsegrinder”费舍尔的食尸，弗兰克·马伦的窒息的马蒂·韦吐出，比尔·罗宾逊破旧的诞生，安东尼特拉帕尼可憎验中，奥比Flett病理的罗伯角已拒绝，半个救主尘封Boisjolie和Serpentian的乔恩·齐格。
在过去的十年中，血肉契约已进行了广泛的巡回演出。军团马克（Mark of the Legion）发行后，乐队在“ Bloodletting North America Pt。II”巡回演出中支持Monstrosity。一年后，在2002年，他们将与游览DISGORGE 和荷兰的死亡金属乐队严刑拷打，并已拒绝在放血北美第三部分旅游。 乐队还与Cannibal Corpse进行了多次演出。
在2005年大部分时间因雅各比·金斯顿和迈克·汉密尔顿受伤受伤后，乐队于2006年再次巡回演出。他们与Monstrosity，Vile和Impaled一起巡回欧洲，然后与Decrepit Birth，Vile和Odious Mortem一起巡回了北美。
他们的音乐可以说是受Suffocation率先采用的残酷死亡金属风格以及Morbid Angel和Cannibal Corpse等乐队的技术方法的影响，再加上歌曲创作风格，融合了无数次的音高和节奏变化，为听众营造了一种令人迷惑的氛围。吉他即兴演奏本身往往是无音调的，尽管通常很小或减弱，但手掌杂音，快速的颤音拾音和击穿声混合在一起。鼓声部分也经常更换，以反映吉他谱线不断变化的本质。人声是低吼声的混合物和尖叫声很高。在以前的专辑中，低调的人声由Lindmark演奏，高调的人声由Kingston演奏。金斯敦（Kingston）离开后，林德马克（Lindmark）于2018年11月29日去世前承担了所有演唱任务。
《血肉行动》直到2008年发行的专辑《 What’s Come》（直到后来发行）上才实现吉他独奏。
Deeds of Flesh is an American brutal death metal band from Los Osos, California, U.S. They were formed in 1993 by Jacoby Kingston, Erik Lindmark (1972–2018) and Joey Heaslet, and remained active until Lindmark’s death in 2018. They founded their own label, Unique Leader Records, which has since become home to a number of other death metal bands from around the world. Deeds of Flesh have released eight studio albums, their most recent being Portals to Canaan which was released in 2013.
Deeds of Flesh formed in 1993. They signed to Wild Rags Records and released their first EP, entitled Gradually Melted. They then moved labels to the now-defunct Repulse Records, and released their first full-length album, entitled Trading Pieces, in 1996.
Two years later, in 1998, they released a second album, entitled Inbreeding the Anthropophagi, on the same label, this time with Brad Palmer replacing Joey Heaslet on drums. After this album was recorded, guitarist Jim Tkacz joined the band. The band then lost their contract with the label and self-released a demo. After this, they decided to form their own label Unique Leader Records. All their subsequent records were released on this label. The band then released a DVD called Deeds of Flesh: Live In Montreal in 2005.
In 2007, founding member and bassist Jacoby Kingston announced he was leaving the band, due to lifestyle changes. He was replaced by Erlend Caspersen.
In Summer 2012, Erik Lindmark was diagnosed with tendonitis, leading to a touring hiatus. The band’s eighth full-length, Portals to Canaan was released on June 25, 2013.
On November 29, 2018, frontman Erik Lindmark died from sclerosis at the age of 46.
On September 28, 2020, the band announced a new album, Nucleus, which will be released on December 11. It will be the band’s first album without frontman Erik Lindmark, though it will feature music Lindmark wrote and recorded prior to his death. It was also announced that former bassist and vocalist Jacoby Kingston had ended his retirement and rejoined the band solely as vocalist, while former drummer Mike Hamilton also contributed to the album. In addition, it will also feature guest vocals from many established death metal vocalists, including Luc Lemay of Gorguts, John Gallagher of Dying Fetus, George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher of Cannibal Corpse, Frank Mullen of Suffocation, Matti Way of Disgorge, Bill Robinson of Decrepit Birth, Anthony Trapani of Odious Mortem, Obie Flett of Pathology, Robbe Kok of Disavowed, Dusty Boisjolie of Severed Savior, and Jon Zig of Serpentian.
Deeds of Flesh has toured extensively over the past decade. After the release of Mark of the Legion, the band supported Monstrosity on the “Bloodletting North America Pt. II” Tour. A year later, in 2002, they would tour with Disgorge and Dutch death metallers Severe Torture and Disavowed on the Bloodletting North America Part III tour. The band also performed a number of shows with Cannibal Corpse.
2004 found the band touring with such widely known American death metal acts as Dying Fetus and Hate Eternal. They also toured Australia with Tasmanian death metal group Psycroptic.
After sitting out much of 2005 due to injuries to Jacoby Kingston and Mike Hamilton, the band started touring again in 2006. They toured Europe alongside Monstrosity, Vile, and Impaled, then toured North America with Decrepit Birth, Vile, and Odious Mortem.
Their music can be described as influenced by the brutal death metal style pioneered by Suffocation and the technical approach of bands like Morbid Angel and Cannibal Corpse coupled with a songwriting style that incorporates numerous abrupt changes in meter and tempo, creating a disorienting atmosphere to the listener. The guitar riffs themselves tend to be atonal, albeit often minor or diminished, mixtures of palm-muting, fast tremolo picking, and breakdowns. The drum parts also change frequently, mirroring the constantly shifting nature of the guitar lines. The vocals are a mixture of low growls and high screams. On former albums, the low-pitched vocals were performed by Lindmark, and the high-pitched vocals by Kingston. After Kingston’s departure, Lindmark undertook all vocal duties before his death on November 29, 2018.
Deeds of Flesh did not implement guitar solos until their 2008 release Of What’s to Come, on which there are many, performed by then-new guitarist Sean Southern.
Their lyrical content deals with themes common to death metal, such as death, murder, disease, and horror. Of What’s To Come was a stylistic departure from this as a concept album that dealt with post-apocalyptic and science fiction themes.
1995 – Gradually Melted EP (1998 Reissue)
1996 – Trading Pieces
1998 – Inbreeding The Anthropophagi
1999 – Path Of The Weakening
2001 – Mark Of The Legion
2003 – Reduced To Ashes
2005 – Crown Of Souls
2008 – Of What’s To Come
2013 – Portals to Canaan
2020 – Nucleus