"Your World Offends Me": Cancerslug's Alex Story Discusses True Horror

"Fetus Milkshake."

"3 Days She Bled, 3 Days I Bathed."

"In the Dumpster Behind the Clinic."

These are a few of the better-known and loved songs from Alabama underground horror-punks Cancerslug. Alex Story, the group's founder and driving force, is aware his band's music might seem offensive to some. But before you show up with picket signs or your local clergy at their next show, consider his take on what he does.

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