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Devastation - Idolatry

Idolatry

Band
TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
Released
GenresDeath Metal, Thrash Metal
LabelsCombat Records
Length44:03
Ranked#78 for 1991 , #4,192 all-time
Reviews :  1
Comments :  6
Total votes :  7
Rating :  85.4 / 100
Have :  2       Want : 1
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Idolatry Information

Track listing (Songs)

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1.Deliver the Suffering6:23901
2.Freewill5:0792.52
3.Forsaken Hatred5:50901
4.Souls of Sacrifice5:06901
5.Idolatry6:17901
6.Legacy of Faith5:17901
7.Subconscious5:06901
8.Never Believe4:54901

Line-up (members)

  • Rodney Dunsmore : Vocals
  • Dave Burk : Guitars
  • Henry Elizondo : Guitars
  • Edward Vasquez : Bass
  • David Lozano : Drums
All songs written and arranged by Burk and Elizondo, except "Idolatry" by Burk, Elizondo and Dunsmore. All lyrics by Dunsmore.

Produced by Scott Burns and Devastation. Engineered by Scott Burns. Recorded and mixed at Morrisound Studios, Tampa, Florida, August-September 1990. Mastered at Fullersound, Miami, Florida.

Reissued by Century Media in 1999 with bonus tracks:
9. Desolation / Souls o ... See More

Idolatry Reviews

 (1)
Reviewer :  level 9   80/100
Date : 
<Maybe Religious Brutal Thrash Galore!>

I was writing a long-ass review on this album, but it got scrapped in the end. Anyways, this is some really impressive Brutal Thrash Metal work here. I've been listening to this album a lot for the last few days. The whole album sounds like it's straight out from Death Angel's studio album, or Slayer's secret project that explores Kerry King's deep, undisclosed love for less harsh vocals.

The guitars make up over half of the brutality in this album while the drums are a bit weak. The riffs they came up with there are top-notch and sometimes insanely good. Forsaken Hatred, Idolatry and Subconcious have some really clever and fresh riffs, which is pretty neato! Overall production quality? Muddy but not grainy. It all comes up to an album worth collecting.

+ This album is really religious. It doesn't actually pinpoint one specific religion as it features symbols of multiple Abrahamic religions on the album cover. I am really not sure if they're a Christian band, and if the lyrics are supposed to be pro-Christian ("you worship satan prepare to die") or just tongue-in-cheek. Afterall, killing someone who worships Satan isn't very Christian of someone.

Or.. is it??
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Idolatry Comments

 (6)
level 2   100/100
어지간한 데스메탈을 능가하는 극한의 헤비함. 작살나는 리프와 묵직함으로 중무장한 중전차같은 앨범. 무자비한 스래쉬메탈을 찾고 있다면 필청 앨범!
level 12   75/100
I think it's good
level 10   90/100
best of death/thrash metal album
level 12   85/100
엄청 거슬리는 보컬빼고는 화끈하게 달리는 올드스쿨쓰레시!
level 7   80/100
데스/스래쉬의 육중함을 극대화 시켰는데 리프는 데스메탈의 색체는 거의 없다시피해서 말 그대로 스래쉬에서 음을 더 낮게하고 육중함을 극대화 시킨 데스/스래쉬의 전형을 잘 보여준다. 보컬이 좀 맹물 같아서 거슬리긴 하는데 듣다보면 크게 문제가 되는건 아닌거 같다.
level   88/100
크리스찬 밴드로 유명한 데바스테이션의 마지막 앨범입니다... 별 특색 없었던 전작들과 달리 상당히 알찬 리프들로 채워져있는 데스래쉬의 걸작입니다... ㅇㅅㅇ

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