Individual Thought Patterns

Death - Individual Thought Patterns
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Based on 3 reviews
1993 Ratings: #104 / 370
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Based on 96 ratings
1993 Ratings: #10
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June 22, 1993 / Release Date
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Death follow up to their widely acclaimed album Human, Individual Thought Patterns is pretty much just an extension to Human with the same sound and aggression but i do find Human slightly overrated and i much prefer Individual Thought Patterns rather than Human, and i never know why. The vocals are still sometimes a bit of a miss for me but i will say they are still strong, I am just not necessary a Chuck Schuldmer fan but i feel this record has a lot more rawer feel to it which just gets me ... read more

Individual Thought Patterns, to me, has always been "Human - Part 2". That's not necessarily a bad thing, mind. Individual Thought Patterns has some of the most mind-bending and...well, thoughtful instrumentation in all of 90's death metal, let alone Death's discography. That's saying something, especially when sandwiched between two of Death's best releases.
Sure, this album may just be a continuation of Human and have very little changes in sound, but that doesn't mean it's any less great.

So far, I think Individual Thought Patterns is one of the best outings in Death's discography. While I do think Human is still better, that is mainly because of the fact that this is so similar to that album that at times it felt like I was just listening to Human again. However, this has a lot of moments that I can safely say are better than what was ... read more
This is the same album as Human more or less.
As much as I love Human, which is a masterpiece itself, Individual Thought Patterns is even more incredible. Death was just one of those bands dude. Inexplicable
Edit: well it turns out I got this mixed up with Human. But whatever lol, they’re both amazing
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Added on: August 8, 2015