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Altars of Madness

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TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresDeath Metal
LabelsEarache, Combat Records
Length51:14
Ranked#32 for 1989 , #1,675 all-time
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Altars of Madness Information

Track listing (Songs)

Title Length Rating Votes
1. Immortal Rites 4:05 - 0
2. Suffocation 3:14 - 0
3. Visions from the Dark Side 4:08 - 0
4. Maze of Torment 4:23 - 0
5. Lord of All Fevers & Plague 3:28 - 0
6. Chapel of Ghouls 4:58 - 0
7. Bleed for the Devil 2:22 - 0
8. Damnation 4:09 - 0
9. Blasphemy 3:28 - 0
10. Evil Spells 4:12 - 0
11. Maze of Torment (Re-mix) 4:27 - 0
12. Chapel of Ghouls (Re-mix) 4:59 - 0
13. Blasphemy (Re-mix) 3:21 - 0

Line-up (Members)

  • David Vincent : Vocals, Bass
  • Trey Azagthoth : Guitars
  • Richard Brunelle : Guitars
  • Pete Sandoval : Drums

Production staff / artist

  • Digby Pearson : Producer, Executive Producer
  • Tom Morris : Engineering
  • Mike Browning : Lyrics (tracks 6, 12)
  • Dan Seagrave : Cover Art
  • Bob Collet : Photography
  • David Vincent : Songwriting, Lyrics
  • Trey Azagthoth : Songwriting, Lyrics
Additional notes
Recorded and mixed at Morrisound Recording, Tampa, Florida.
Co-produced by Morbid Angel.
Lyrics by Morbid Angel.
Music by Vincent and Azagthoth.

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

Altars of Madness Comments

 (80/100)
자켓과 내용물이 일치한다, 정신나간 기타, 드럼, 보컬이 이 음반의 결정체라고 생각한다, 불편한 베이스 소리 또한 일품, Thrash에서 Death로 넘어가는 모습이 드러난 명작,

Morbid Angel Discography

Album title Type Released Rating Votes Reviews
(1989) Studio 80 1 0
(1991) Studio 75 1 1
(1991) Studio - 0 0
(1993) Studio - 0 0
(1995) Studio - 0 0
(1996) Live - 0 0
(1998) Studio - 0 0
(2000) Studio - 0 0
(2003) Studio - 0 0
(2011) Studio - 0 0
(2017) Studio - 0 0