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Ire
June 6th 2011


41788 Comments


deicide sucks except for when deicide is awesome

KILL
June 6th 2011


71856 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

which is all the time!

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Ire
June 6th 2011


41788 Comments


u like insineratehymn?

KILL
June 6th 2011


71856 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

who

Hawks
July 27th 2011


35838 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Gonna have to say I like this a bit more than The Stench of Redemption now and like it way more than the self-titled.

Valerius
October 4th 2011


1137 Comments


The best death metal album. The production is excellent. The drums are non-stop pounding. The bass has a mind of its own. The guitars attack relentlessly. The vocals are straight out of the 9 Hells. This album owns so fucking hard it almost makes me believe that Satan exists.

Valerius
October 4th 2011


1137 Comments


It's beyond good. This shit is perfect.

Valerius
October 4th 2011


1137 Comments


I like the weird vocal effects on the first, even though most don't like them. It was the first album I heard by them, so I will always enjoy it. The bass isn't as audible in it, though, and the production is a bit lower than this one. What I like about this album is the ferocity and intensity of it. I know you like Reign in Blood, but to me this album is everything Reign in Blood wishes it was.

rasputin
October 4th 2011


14546 Comments


why is this being compared to reign in blood, they are absolutely not trying to do the same thing. at all.

Hyperbore
October 4th 2011


856 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

^seconded. I guess because they're both under 30 minutes? Might as well compare Gorgoroth's 'Antichrist' while we're at it.

Valerius
October 5th 2011


1137 Comments


Slayer's Reign in Blood sounds to me like they were trying to make the fastest, most ferocious album straight out of the flames of hell. That's the same feeling I get from Legion, only I think it's better. Better vocals, better bass, better guitars, better drums.

Valerius
October 5th 2011


1137 Comments


Slayer's Reign in Blood was influential in the development of death metal. Gorgoroth doesn't even sound anything like Reign in Blood or Legion.

rasputin
October 5th 2011


14546 Comments


Gorgoroth doesn't even sound anything like Reign in Blood or Legion.


that's the joke

Valerius
October 5th 2011


1137 Comments


I know that was the joke, rasputin. I was trying to point out that the joke is stretching things a bit. You know what, I'm just going to take back what I said, because there is no winning with you guys.

rasputin
October 5th 2011


14546 Comments


yes, stretching things a bit was the point. because reign in blood and legion are not comparable. the associations you're making between the two are based around them both being 'fast' and 'evil'.

it's fast as all fuck man it's like slayer but it's aggressive too man classic 5/5

Valerius
October 5th 2011


1137 Comments


Lol. Not a bad joke, dude. Like I said man, I give. You technical wizards and genre sticklers will come out from under the bridge and eat my ass alive if I make a wrong move - like attempting to compare Reign in Blood to early death metal.

Answer me this, though. Possessed - Seven Churches. What genre is this?

rasputin
October 5th 2011


14546 Comments


death/thrash or proto-death


how you gonna act

Valerius
October 5th 2011


1137 Comments


Cool, thanks. Makes more sense to me. I've seen it mentioned as certifiable death metal so many times. I'm not a musician so I can't pinpoint key elements in an album and tell what the influence was or exactly what genre something is.

Valerius
October 5th 2011


1137 Comments


Morbid Angel - Altars of Madness has a lot of thrash elements, does it not?


Valerius
October 5th 2011


1137 Comments


My point is a lot of early death has thrash roots in it, and a lot of late 80's early 90's thrash has death elements. A musician could better differentiate which elements are thrash or death and which aren't. I am not, so I do the best I can.

Reign in Blood to me is a thrash album but the evil, gore, brutality, satanic overtones, and speed of it foreshadow the direction death metal would take in the next 5 years.



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