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Release date: 5 September 1989
Style: Death thrash metal

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8.8 | 757 votes

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01. Beneath The Remains
02. Inner Self
03. Stronger Than Hate
04. Mass Hypnosis
05. Sarcastic Existence
06. Slaves Of Pain
07. Lobotomy
08. Hungry
09. Primitive Future
10. A Hora E A Vez Do Cabelo Nascer [Mutantes cover] [Remaster bonus]
11. Inner Self [drum tracks] [Remaster bonus]
12. Mass Hypnosis [drum tracks] [Remaster bonus]

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Review
Lyrics (11)


Line-up
Massimiliano Antonio "Max" Cavalera - vocals, guitars
Andreas Kisser - guitars
Igor Cavalera - drums
Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. - bass

Guest musicians
Kelly Schaefer - backing vocals
John Tardy - backing vocals
Scott Latour - backing vocals
Francis Howard - backing vocals

Guest review by
tomeku

Rating:
8.5
Mid and late '80s were the best times for thrash metal. Most of bands like Slayer, Metallica or Megadeth recorded their best albums then. It was golden times for thrash metal. Among the best there was a Brazilian band called: Sepultura (which means: grave). One of the most important thrash bands.

All Sepultura's album from "Schizophrenia" to "Chaos A.D." are great. They play great, fast and brutal although simple music. Max Cavalera was great as leader of the group. He influenced the rest of the band to do their best. "Beneath The Remains" is their second fastest album after "Arise". It feels like travelling at the speed of light. Whole album is filled with simple but already classical riffs (just look at "Inner Self" and "Mass Hypnosis").

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published 04.03.2004 | Comments (10)

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Korah - 01.03.2012 at 19:40  
Rating: 10 THE revelation for me. The Thrash Metal get his highly level on Stronger Than Hate. The intro's arpeggio on Beneath the Remains is just majestic, how could we start a fantastic thrash album by a better way ?
Vod52 - 01.03.2012 at 20:47  
Rating: 10 The best of Sepultura
Neiluria - 01.06.2012 at 02:10  
Rating: 10 Assuredly one of the best thrash album of all time!
Maco - 01.09.2012 at 19:38  
Rating: 9 Their best album definetly
Marcel Hubregtse - 10.11.2012 at 16:01  
Rating: 8 Wtf is the death thrash tag doing above this album? This album has nothing to do with death metal at all. Pure thrash. Hell, if this is called death thrash then Slayer is also death thrash because it is clear that Sepultura tried to be Slayer on this album
megadeath13 - 08.12.2012 at 22:10  
  Thrash til death!!
Ace Frawley - 06.01.2013 at 07:15  
Rating: 8
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 10.11.2012 at 16:01

Wtf is the death thrash tag doing above this album? This album has nothing to do with death metal at all. Pure thrash. Hell, if this is called death thrash then Slayer is also death thrash because it is clear that Sepultura tried to be Slayer on this album


Yeah, no idea what death thrash is supposed to mean. Sounds like somebody hedging their bets. Or having a bit each way, as we say.
The Galactican - 23.03.2013 at 17:32  
Rating: 10 Arise was pretty great too, but they never did better than this album. I miss the band that Sepultura was.
Angelic Storm - 23.03.2013 at 22:22  
Rating: 9 All arguements about "death thrash" aside, this is one of the all time classic thrash metal albums for sure. Although I do slightly prefer "Arise", this is still an amazing album with many classic songs featured on it. The title track itself has to be one of the greatest album openers of all time, the riffs on that song are insane!
camilord - 24.03.2013 at 02:44  
 
Written by Korah on 01.03.2012 at 19:40

THE revelation for me. The Thrash Metal get his highly level on Stronger Than Hate. The intro's arpeggio on Beneath the Remains is just majestic, how could we start a fantastic thrash album by a better way ?

my favorite song too
LordHypnos - 21.05.2013 at 00:09  
Rating: 10 In my opinion, this is Sepultura's definitive masterpiece. All tracks are perfect, no exceptions.
Nick Krzemienski - 01.06.2013 at 23:17  
Rating: 8 A good choice for my favourite Thrash Album of all time. Perfect on every Level, Sepulturas definitive hour.
Ace Frawley - 02.06.2013 at 12:09  
Rating: 8
Written by Nick Krzemienski on 01.06.2013 at 23:17

A good choice for my favourite Thrash Album of all time. Perfect on every Level, Sepulturas definitive hour.


Agree with you - for me this is the best release by Sepultura.
Nick Krzemienski - 08.06.2013 at 09:19  
Rating: 8
Written by Ace Frawley on 02.06.2013 at 12:09

Written by Nick Krzemienski on 01.06.2013 at 23:17

A good choice for my favourite Thrash Album of all time. Perfect on every Level, Sepulturas definitive hour.


Agree with you - for me this is the best release by Sepultura.

I also think that this is their best, but Arise is nearly as perfect.
Northern Danger - 15.11.2013 at 21:06  
 
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 10.11.2012 at 16:01

Wtf is the death thrash tag doing above this album? This album has nothing to do with death metal at all. Pure thrash. Hell, if this is called death thrash then Slayer is also death thrash because it is clear that Sepultura tried to be Slayer on this album

Does it matter that there is "Death Thrash" title?
Marcel Hubregtse - 16.11.2013 at 04:41  
Rating: 8
Written by Northern Danger on 15.11.2013 at 21:06

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 10.11.2012 at 16:01

Wtf is the death thrash tag doing above this album? This album has nothing to do with death metal at all. Pure thrash. Hell, if this is called death thrash then Slayer is also death thrash because it is clear that Sepultura tried to be Slayer on this album

Does it matter that there is "Death Thrash" title?



yes, because there is totally no death in their music
NocturnalStalker - 16.11.2013 at 18:25  
Rating: 8 Good thrash metal record. I consider it one of the best of Sepultura. And I completely agree with Marcel that there is no death metal traces on this album.
Cynic Metalhead - 16.11.2013 at 21:51  
Rating: 9 Apart from death thrash tag and an amazing record, we finally got to know that one of MS user "Inner Self" got his MS name from track no. 2 of this record. We caught him.
InnerSelf - 13.02.2014 at 15:59  
Rating: 9
Written by Cynic Metalhead on 16.11.2013 at 21:51

Apart from death thrash tag and an amazing record, we finally got to know that one of MS user "Inner Self" got his MS name from track no. 2 of this record. We caught him.



In all seriousness though, this album alongside Chaos AD are still amongst my all time Metal favorites.
pkillerjp - 07.03.2014 at 19:30  
Rating: 9 It was called death thrash back in the day because of the vocals, obviously. Sub genre arguing is ridiculous anyways. This is Sepultura's best by far, and I disagree with the Slayer rip off comments as well. These riffs stand out in their own right, and really have little to do with what Slayer was doing at the time or on previous albums. And let's remember, Sepultura debuted in 85 with Bestial Devastation, which borrowed absolutely nothing from Slayer, and was more Celtic Frost. Beneath actually reminds me more of early Metallica in spots. This album has many genuine stand out riffs and excellent drumming.

# I'd give it a 9.5 #
Bad English - 12.03.2014 at 19:13  
Rating: 7 After long time like 2-3 years I was listening my fav Sepultura album, yes this one and it feels weird, yes still Inner Self is my fav song but after teenage years old tape days when there wa snot i net, seems I overplay this and now I cant get it so much, its little bit boring(dont get me wrong here) I know each song, and so on maybe random button on MP3 player(I was listening it on the road) would be great, well now band is trash then they were thrash and its still good, classic powerful album , but seems I am over played it as teeneger .........i live my life for my self

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