Altars of Madness

Morbid Angel - Altars of Madness
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Based on 2 reviews
1989 Ratings: #85 / 134
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Based on 57 ratings
1989 Ratings: #16
May 12, 1989 / Release Date
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Earache Records / Label
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slickleg
94
If Death Metal has taught me anything, it's that Morbid Angel's "Altars of Madness" is one of the most complete, and overall best experiences of the genre as a whole. It's not over-the-top violent and doesn't "overly push" boundaries trying to strive in total death depravity. It's the music that counts, and it's still heavy and aggressive and dark and hateful and satanic and misanthropic and evil and manic and... this could go on a while. It's just, in my opinion, one of the ... read more
Flexreviews
100
This album is plain brutal and iconic. I feel even if you don't like Death Metal you would appreciate this masterpiece
Bookofyeezus
97
One of the most important death metal records of all time, Altars of Madness is pure blasphemous bliss from beginning to end, the hellacious vocals and the psychedelic-inspired guitar work blends together to make a masterpiece that will go on to be the blueprint for every act to follow:
Favorites: Immortal Rites, Visions from the Dark Side, Maze of Torment, Chapel of Ghouls, Blasphemy, Evil Spells
Least Favorites: Bleed for the Devil
notbuzzzila
100
I mean...it's Altars of Madness
Praesent
79
It's a good album, but it hasn't aged all that well. I don't know why it's so incredibly popular.
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