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Altars of Madness

Morbid Angel

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 12th, 1989
Catalog ID:
MOSH 11CD
Label:
Earache Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
25 reviews (avg. 90%)
1. Immortal Rites 04:05   Show lyrics
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2. Suffocation 03:14   Show lyrics
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3. Visions from the Dark Side 04:08   Show lyrics
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4. Maze of Torment 04:23   Show lyrics
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5. Lord of All Fevers & Plague (CD Bonus track) 03:28   Show lyrics
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6. Chapel of Ghouls 04:58   Show lyrics
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7. Bleed for the Devil 02:22   Show lyrics
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8. Damnation 04:09   Show lyrics
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9. Blasphemy 03:28   Show lyrics
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10. Evil Spells 04:12   Show lyrics
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11. Maze of Torment (Re-mix) 04:27  
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12. Chapel of Ghouls (Re-mix) 04:59  
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13. Blasphemy (Re-mix) 03:21  
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Band members
David Vincent Vocals, Bass, Songwriting, Lyrics
Pete Sandoval Drums
Richard Brunelle Guitars
Trey Azagthoth Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics
Miscellaneous staff
Bob Collet Photography
Tom Morris Engineering
Digby Pearson Producer, Executive producer
Dan Seagrave Cover art
Mike Browning Lyrics (tracks 6, 12)
David Vincent Vocals, Bass, Songwriting, Lyrics
Pete Sandoval Drums
Richard Brunelle Guitars
Trey Azagthoth Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics
Bob Collet Photography
Tom Morris Engineering
Digby Pearson Producer, Executive producer
Dan Seagrave Cover art
Mike Browning Lyrics (tracks 6, 12)
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Read In Madness you dwell…. 99% bastos666 January 7th, 2008
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The re-mixed bonus tracks contain a few guitar solos altered from their original versions.

A music video was made for the song "Immortal Rites".

This is Morbid Angel's debut album not Abominations of Desolation which was recorded in 1986 but not officially released until 1991.

Original CD version has 2 different back cover layouts, each with their own specific pictures and organization.

Reissues:
2002 and 2003: Remastered. Includes "Immortal Rites" bonus video
2006: Dual disc including the first official release of Live Madness '89 (originally released as a bootleg video in 89), recorded on the Grindcrusher Tour at Nottingham Rock City on November 14, 1989. First 5000 with limited edition replica gig ticket:
1. Immortal Rites (03:55)
2. Suffocation (03:12)
3. Visions from the Dark Side (04:24)
4. Maze of Torment (05:25)
5. Chapel of Ghouls/Guitar Solo (06:12)
6. Bleed for the Devil (02:29)
7. Damnation (04:30)
8. Blasphemy (04:27)
9. Lord of All Fevers and Plague (04:00)
10. Evil Spells (05:10)
2011: Limited edition digipak, remastered, includes a bonus fold out album cover poster and the Immortal Rites bonus video

Vinyl reissues:
1989: Picture Disc
2002: European pressing, limited to 1000 copies on black vinyl
2002: USA pressing, limited to 1000 copies 700 blue vinyl, 300 red vinyl
2006: Picture disc, limited to 1500 copies

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Morrisound Recording, Tampa, Florida.
Co-produced by Morbid Angel.
Lyrics by Morbid Angel.
Music by Vincent and Azagthoth.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 5 018615 101123
Matrix (Variant 1): MOSH CD 11 MPO 01 @@
Matrix (Variant 2): MOSH CD 11 MPO 02 @@

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