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King Dude: Fear
First pressing, near mint, poster missing
$15 or trade

Morbid Angel: Blessed Are The Sick
2015 Reissue, near mint
$15 or trade

Morbid Angel: Formulas Fatal To The Flesh
2LP 2015 Reissue, near mint
$15 or trade

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Techno Destructos Vs. The Earth

   I have noticed a small collection of silly similarities between Techno Viking, Techno Destructo, and Destructos Vs. The Earth. Read on for the comparison.


Morbid Angel – Illud Divinum Insanus

Morbid Angel - Illud Divinum Insanus   The iTunes store made pre-orders available for the new, and long anticipated, Morbid Angel album Illud Divinum Insanus. A lot of those minute and a half samples felt ridiculous on first listen. Before listening, I was sure that I would find some enjoyment in the album, but there was nothing in the samples that really grabbed me like the seven studio albums before it. After hearing the full album there still is certainly a feeling of let down here, and that, I feel, is the core of the negativity pervasive over this album.

   This is a departure from what we’ve come to expect from Morbid Angel, but is it a positive new direction, or a trainwreck? Let’s delve deeper…


Morbid Angel’s Forthcoming “I”

Since the legendary thrash-to-death metal crossover album, Altars of Madness, was released nearly 20 years ago (16 May 1989, Earache Records), Morbid Angel have continued to innovate the genre and evolve their own sound with each successive (and incidentally, alphabetical) release. Combine this upcoming 20th anniversary with the return of their most missed vocalist David Vincent, and it is no surprise that their dedicated, and sometimes religious, fan base is brimming with anticipation.

On their festival tour this past Summer, Morbid Angel has been playing a new track, the only one revealed thus far, entitled Nevermore. Vocally, this song picks up right where 1995’s Domination, the last studio album to feature Vincent, left off. Musically, it is a nearly unrelenting assault in the vein we’ve come to expect from Morbid Angel. Trey Azagthoth’s guitar sound is a further evolution from what we heard in 2003’s Heretic. Pete Sandoval’s drumming is as crushing and unforgiving as ever.

Overall, the highly-anticipated “I” album, their ninth full-length release, is very promising. Who knows when we’ll get it, however. Morbid Angel have been on a continuous European touring schedule since last Summer. My vote is Spring of 2009, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their first release. That said, whenever it is released, it will set the death metal world afire.

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live, “guitar cam” footage of Morbid Angel performing Nevermore