Mortification
Scrolls of the Megilloth


4.5
superb

Review

by CaptainDooRight USER (93 Reviews)
March 23rd, 2012 | 79 replies


Release Date: 1992 | Tracklist

Review Summary: If this is Christian Metal then I'm a Saint.

OK so this is a perfect example of Australia's finest. Mortification are "OG's" that know how to death metal. With their secong LP release in 1992, "Scrolls of the Megilloth" has some of the nastiest and gritty death metal you can find. This is a true classic. Why these guys are called Christian Death Metal[inb4 pizza] is beyond me. When you hear the death like thrashing of death dicks in tracks like "Lymphosarcoma" you can't help but think of satan throwing thunderbolt fist' at opponents. The longest existing band member since '90, Steve Rowe brings the guttural vox hard with a slamming bass hand that brings the disgust.

These guys could be singing about david and goliath for all I care, but this is str8 up death metal. If this is what they play in churches then why aren't all metalers Christians. Because this isn't fuking christian music you fags. This is satanic warlust. Yeah Steve's talking about scrolls and what not, but just because you talking elements of the bible doesn't make you a Christian band[althought pizza would like to think so, jk love you].

"Deth Requiem" contains several stand out moments of fist blasting beats and trems that never stop. The vocals always match the fury as the song keeps blending effective riff after riff. The albums flow is perfect. Their are high tempos of controlled insanity and breakdowns of fiery hell. With occasional skit voices, atmosphere is taken to knew levels.

Riff can't talk bad about this album because he doesn't know what good metal it, that's why you should check this out. Late.



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Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
March 23rd 2012


19587 Comments


sweet album

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MoosechriS
March 23rd 2012


5190 Comments


Now this sounds fucking awesome! Pos'd

MO
March 23rd 2012


19553 Comments


yea rules

MO
March 23rd 2012


19553 Comments


"you can't help but think of satan throwing thunderbolt fist' at opponents"

huh

jybt
March 23rd 2012


348 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

The prog geek in me still thinks this album is amazing. Track four is rather lacking and maybe track one isn't quite the best, but the rest are absolutely top-notch classic death metal from start to finish. Reading the lyrics booklet just adds to the effect; these are probably the most well-written aggressive Christian lyrics around, and I certainly was inspired to fight by them. I wish Mortification still sounded like this; it was their unique way of crafting imagery as powerful, almost apocalyptic and sheer metal as the music that made them stood out, and that quality is all but absent nowadays.

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
March 23rd 2012


4469 Comments


kind of short but a really good review, have a pos.
I've heard some of there stuff before and theyre damn heavy. Believe it or not there's "Christian" Black metal (Though you
probably already knew that).
I've actually seen one live, put on a pretty good show.

Killerhit
March 23rd 2012


5509 Comments


Summary = pos without reading

KILL
March 23rd 2012


73775 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

fuck yes great review

MoosechriS
March 23rd 2012


5190 Comments


fuck yeah M/

MO
March 23rd 2012


19553 Comments


BRINGS THE DISGUST

Grimlin
March 23rd 2012


888 Comments


because they have a christian message...

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
March 23rd 2012


19587 Comments


yeah the lyrics are pretty explicitly focused on a christian message

Unlimited power is found in Christ
You must arise from your deceptive sleep


HitlerIsGod
March 23rd 2012


746 Comments


jesus metal that doesnt suck balls m/

KILL
March 23rd 2012


73775 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

believer too

fulgrim
March 23rd 2012


1542 Comments


haven't heard this one, might have to check out.

fulgrim
March 23rd 2012


1542 Comments


dunno if i want to listen to some christian shit though, will think about it.

KILL
March 23rd 2012


73775 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

it rules who cares

fulgrim
March 23rd 2012


1542 Comments


i care

KILL
March 23rd 2012


73775 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

why do you care are you gay? god WONT send you to hell for that, its just if you act on your fagness and pork a dude

fulgrim
March 23rd 2012


1542 Comments


ok man i'll listen to it, but if i become a born-again christian now its all your fault.



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