AOTY 2019
Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 31 ratings
2019 Ratings: #203
November 29, 2019 / Release Date
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slickleg
98
Cattle Decapitation is a band that has been my absolute, complete favourite deathgrind band for quite some time now. Probably a good five or six years, pretty much from the minute I started listening to them. Their sixth studio album, 2012's Monolith of Inhumanity, is my all-time favourite deathgrind-prominent/heavy album, taking the spot just before Belgium's Aborted. It is technical, complex, heavy, misanthropic, abrasive, and amazing in every way. And maybe it's just me, but these guys have ... read more
notanalt
75
Im Not Dead, I Just Have Terrible Wifi And Forget To Update Stuff :(
TipoOpositivo
68
there are nice interludes and nice melodic parts (including the clean vocal in many moments of the album) but the sound still remains the same in overall, tech death metal with ecologic and anthropological lyrics with the inclusion of misanthropic themes
but maybe the album could be too long and even boring for some listeners (mainly the ones not familiarized with metal)
ARainDogToo
93
Absolute monster of an album. More catchy, epic and progressive than anything they've released and it goes toe to toe with Monoliths for their best album. One of the best metal releases this year, hell even this decade
xcomebackkid
55
Cattle Decap returns with another ecological doom album. Death Atlas seems like a step back from the Anthropocene Extinction album from 2015 which was criticized for having too good of production and venturing away from the grindcore genre. The result of Death atlas is a more hardcore/deathmetal based sound with Gremlin like High Melodic vocals screaming along. At the end of the album it was a bit of a chore to work through and many of the songs blend together making it hard to pick out any ... read more
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