Morbid Angel

Info about Morbid Angel
Country United States
Added By avestin
16 years ago
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1989-2011 Metal
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8.2 x7
Heavy Non-Prog Death Metal
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Five users rate this artist 7.0 or better, one user rates it lower. nobody thinks it is prog, nobody thinks it is merely related to prog and four users think that it's not prog. show details
Track Statistics The database currently contains 147 studio tracks by Morbid Angel.
Track durations range from 04s to 9m 44s, averaging at 3m 16s with a standard deviation of 2m 00s.
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Review by Time_Signature 11 years ago <Permalink>
Morbid Angel - Illud Divinum Insanus 2011
5.0
Non-Prog Death Metal
I was never as attached to Morbid Angel as many death metal fans are, or were, so I have not felt the same degree of disappointment which seems to characterize a lot of people's reactions towards this album.

So, what are we dealing with here? Well, it is something in between a death metal album and an industrial metal album.

There are death metal cuts though, some of which are not that bad. "Existo Vulgoré" contains some mean old school death metal riffing accompanied by some ferocious blastbeating. This also applies to "Blades for Baal" and "Nevermore" which are as classic death metal as it gets. Other tracks like "I Am Morbid" and "10 More Dead" are more melodic and rocky - both have nice midtempo grooves, and there's a nice melodic guitar solo in the former while the latter contains some more uptempo death metal sections, too; these two tracks are quite good, I think (especially "10 More Dead").

The more industrial oriented acts are not my cup of tea, and the frantic, and messy some have it, "Too Extreme!" and the sluggish military techno track "Destructos VS the Earth" are not tracks that I am likely to listen to in the future (I like the title "Destructos VS the Earth", though, because it sounds like the title of an old 50s sci-fi film). My main problem with "Destructos VS the Earth" is not so much that it is more of an industrial track than a death metal, but rather that it is too long and monotonous for my taste. "Radikult" is not awful, I think, but, like "Destructus VS ... -> show full review
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Top LPs
Altars Of Madness 1989
 #1

8.8 x4
Non-Prog Death Metal
Blessed Are The Sick 1991
 #2

8.2 x3
Heavy Non-Prog Death Metal
Covenant 1993
 #3

8.3 x3
Non-Prog Death Metal
Domination 1995
 #4

8.2 x2
Heretic 2003
 #5

8.4 x1
Illud Divinum Insanus 2011
 #9

5.0 x1
Non-Prog Death Metal
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Altars Of Madness 1989
 7 years ago
Jozef47
7.9
Non-Prog Death Metal
Altars Of Madness 1989
 13 years ago
Jozef47
7.9
Non-Prog Death Metal
Covenant 1993
 13 years ago
Jozef47
7.8
Non-Prog Death Metal