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The 10 Greatest Old-School Death Metal Debuts!

Definitive death metal debuts dissected.....

Death – Scream Bloody Gore (1987)

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An album of incomparable influence, Death‘s defining debut has been dissected and discussed over and over again, and we’d be surprised if we could come up with anything original to say about an album that is considered the first true death metal album.

Here was the moment when extreme metal took a sharp turn into all-out savagery and tracks such as “Infernal Death”, “Zombie Ritual” and “Regurgitated Guts” have gone down in death metal folklore as classics of the genre….even if Death would go on to deliver more accomplished and more succinct blows as their career developed.

With Scream Bloody Gore, Chuck Schuldiner was carving his own path and, as originators go, there remains no one more important in extreme metal history than this maverick of mutilation.

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1 Comment on The 10 Greatest Old-School Death Metal Debuts!

  1. Maelstrrom // June 26, 2018 at 11:09 pm // Reply

    Great list, besides the honorable mentions I would add Nespithe, The Red in the Sky is Ours, To the Depths In Degradation, and Ritual of Infinity. I would probably replace Ten Commandments with Onward to Golgotha

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