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Many metalheads know of Morbid Angel as one of the best Death Metal bands the world has ever seen. Originally, they were known for their complex song arrangements, intense guitar playing, and severely fast drum beats that made a perfect death-metally sound. Lately however, I have noticed there is a rather negative opinion on Morbid Angel as seen in this rather humorous youtube video: i8ZpJ4lvEs8 Thoughts?

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Re: Morbid Angel Their newest album was one of the worst albums I've ever heard ranking up with Louder than Hell, St. Anger. and The Unspoken king. Its a piece of shit Marilyn Manson album not worthy of the band that spawned Covenant, Altars of Madness, Domination, and Gateways to Annihilation. Morbid Angel are an excellent death metal band and one of the best of the old school, and while I don't listen to them as much as Suffocation, they are an excellent band that helped established death metal as a subgenre.

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Re: Morbid Angel The backlash is because of the extremely poor new album. But while it is crap, Morbid Angel have been very poor for some time now. I don't think they've done anything worthwhile since "Domination". the first 3 albums are manditory for everyone who considers themselves a Metalhead. My personal favourite is "Blessed Are The Sick". As far as I'm concerned, they died when David Vincent left the band.

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Re: Morbid Angel Gateways to Annihilation is an immense and crushing album, the riffing on that album is some of the heaviest death metal released by the band. I'm not big on Heretic and I haven't heard the H album, but that album still crushes me with Opening of the Gates and Ageless still I am.

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Re: Morbid Angel I heard the new one on Youtube, and while it sucks in general and there are some pathetic excuses for songs on there, at least it has the odd half-decent riff that you can actually hear. "Heretic" is just a sludgy mess with no redeeming features. Not a single good riff can be found. It's utter garbage.

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Re: Morbid Angel Morbid Angel has been putting the same thing out since their third album (which was awful IMO). Their last two are no different, just MA going through the motions. Their first two, forth and sixth albums were pretty good however.

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Re: Morbid Angel Altars is probably my favorite overall DM album, but aside from a dip in quality on Domination (not counting the new turd), they're one of the most consistent and awesome bands out there. Odd that Eric could bring them down, as Dreaming With the Dead owns.

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The bass player in my brother's other band said to me the other night regarding the new Morbid Angel album' date=' "it wasn't bad back in the 90's, we just called it KMFDM".[/quote'] :lol:

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Re: Morbid Angel I didn't like Heretic at all. I actually like Illum-whatever-it-is better than that one. It's got some solid songs on it. Nevermore, Beauty Meets Beast, Existo Vulgare, Blades for Baal... Take out the bullshit like Radikult and Destructos and you've got a decent EP. Nothing on par with the early stuff, but not bad, either.

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I didn't like Heretic at all. I actually like Illum-whatever-it-is better than that one. It's got some solid songs on it. Nevermore' date=' Beauty Meets Beast, Existo Vulgare, Blades for Baal... Take out the bullshit like Radikult and Destructos and you've got a decent EP. Nothing on par with the early stuff, but not bad, either.[/quote'] I feel the opposite, I thought Heretic received a lot of hate for no real reason, it sounds a great deal like Formulas Fatal to the Flesh, but isn't as strong, and is in no way a departure from their sound. It's definitely their weakest with Steve Tucker, there's no denying that, but I like it better than Domination and a whole lot more than what I've heard from Illud.

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I didn't like Heretic at all. I actually like Illum-whatever-it-is better than that one. It's got some solid songs on it. Nevermore' date=' Beauty Meets Beast, Existo Vulgare, Blades for Baal... Take out the bullshit like Radikult and Destructos and you've got a decent EP. Nothing on par with the early stuff, but not bad, either.[/quote'] No just no

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