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All great albums. Just wish they would have either not released Illud or done it under a different band name. The new album is very similar to Formulas in a lot of ways in my opinion
I wasn't impressed by the track I heard. The drums sounded like shit (no Pete the Feet, no surprise), and the guitars were really dull, but the bass lines were nice. Illud sounded like a KMFDM album, they should have just released it under The Genitortures label since Diva Vincent clearly ran the show.

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3 minutes ago, BlutAusNerd said:

I wasn't impressed by the track I heard. The drums sounded like shit (no Pete the Feet, no surprise), and the guitars were really dull, but the bass lines were nice. Illud sounded like a KMFDM album, they should have just released it under The Genitortures label since Diva Vincent clearly ran the show.

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Yea Illud was just terrible. Kingdom's Disdained doesn't really have anything new to offer or anything that will blow you away but it's good solid straight up death metal MA style

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On 24/12/2017 at 4:17 AM, Spectre said:

Kingdom's Disdained doesn't really have anything new to offer or anything that will blow you away but it's good solid straight up death metal MA style

I don't entirely agree with this.  Yep nothing blows me away but the MA style doesn't ring true as an accurate description for me.  For instance, minimal sonics on offer and what is there is limited to mere seconds at the end of the track.  It just seems very restrained and very safe on the whole.  There's no success in avoiding failure when you are a band with the reputation and presence of MA.

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Morbid Angel is a tough nut to crack for me. I absolutely love the first three albums but nothing they've done since has really caught my attention in the same way. In the past I've called them over-rated and I stand by that. They're certainly not Deicide or Cannibal Corpse level over-rated though and on their best day MA are easily the best death metal band on the planet.

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