Many have been hailing Carcass’ Surgical Steel as the album of the year based just on the first two songs released, “Captive Bolt Pistol” and “Unfit for Human Consumption.” The band’s first album in 17 years, and first great one in 20, it’s obviously a highly-anticipated album, and many metal fans have been looking forward to September 17th, when the album will finally be released in the US. It turns out you don’t have to wait any longer, as MSN’s Headbang has brought the album to us a week and a half early. Does it live up to the mountain of hype? Absolutely. Give it a listen over at Headbang or above and let us know what you think.