Poison (DE)
Into the Abyss


5.0
classic

Review

by James Lentil USER (9 Reviews)
May 16th, 2014 | 19 replies


Release Date: 1986 | Tracklist


It was basically criminal to me to see that this album hasn’t received a review yet. I’m not even gonna fuss about length. Basically this album is some of early death metal’s finest achievements. We’re talking 1986. To have riffs that contain the perfect balance of melody and heaviness is a great thing. No I’m not talking about melodic fruit cake metal, I’m talking about real death mo flaxseedin’ metal. Yes I know it’s not metal to not cuss but I don’t wanna draw any attention from one the greatest metal albums ever made.

The production here is excellent/superb. The crusty grainy sandy guitar tones rip effectively through the mastered soundwaves. The guitars, as mentioned earlier, contain a great deal of note and character differences. Meaning, that although ‘death metal’ is never veered away from Poison manages to achieve every single capability within the confines of death metal achievements in one awesome album which is Into The Abyss. This album is known by many of death and thrash metals early efforts and the funny thing is you’d think that humankind would have evolved and created something greater as time went on but this album has basically never been surpassed. It’s perfect in every way and anyone who says its not is a scene kid. When you dig real death metal its impossible to be a scene kid because real death metal IS the scene. We exist within the confines, HAIL ***TY REVIEWS!



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JamesLentil
May 16th 2014


59 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1qFbtOllc4

MoosechriS
May 16th 2014


5053 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Album rips face m/

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
May 16th 2014


21445 Comments


You rule for reviewing this.

Gwyn.
May 16th 2014


15272 Comments


Nice

CaptainDooRight
May 16th 2014


30251 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

best album ever made

manosg
May 16th 2014


6529 Comments


Damn, glad to see this one reviewed. Have a pos.

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pissbore
May 16th 2014


9934 Comments


fuck yeah

sonictheplumber
May 16th 2014


4731 Comments


sweet

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HenchmanOfSanta
May 16th 2014


1902 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

fuck yeah


KriegdemKriege
May 16th 2014


1371 Comments


Definitely going to check this out.

CaptainDooRight
May 16th 2014


30251 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Riffs are so gold on this

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
May 16th 2014


18869 Comments


sweet album

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KILL
May 17th 2014


72090 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

5? fuck u

but yea gd stuff

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ShadowRemains
May 17th 2014


21329 Comments


slays

JamesLentil
July 1st 2014


59 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

m/


KILL
July 1st 2014


72090 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

lol

sonictheplumber
July 1st 2014


4731 Comments


it aint nothin but a good time :D

KILL
July 1st 2014


72090 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

does wilton dig this? i never asked him

evilford
August 4th 2014


22933 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

lol

didn't even realize this had a review, awesome album



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