Tiamat - Sumerian Cry

6.7 | 127 votes |
Release date: 7 May 1990
Style: Death metal


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01. Intro - Sumerian Cry (Part I)
02. In The Shrines Of The Kingly Dead
03. The Malicious Paradise
04. Necrophagous Shadows
05. Apotheosis Of Morbidity
06. Nocturnal Funeral
07. Altar Flame
08. Evilized
09. Where The Serpents Ever Dwell / Outro - Sumerian Cry (Part II)
10. The Sign Of The Pentagram [CD bonus]

Additional info
- Recorded in 14.-29. 10.1989.
- Produced by Tomas Skogsberg

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Being a fan of Tiamat's later works and 'Sumerian Cry' being the only album I hadn't heard before it was actually a big effort to listen to it. No, it isn't a bad record. But if you know their later albums in their melodically splendour it's quite hard to listen to evil and dark death metal.

published 16.01.2004 | Comments (3)

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08.05.2013 - 15:32
Alex F
Slick Dick Rick
Why this has a 6.7 is beyond me. This album is a fantastic offering of death metal

get that bag
08.05.2013 - 16:15
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck
Written by Alex F on 08.05.2013 at 15:32

Why this has a 6.7 is beyond me. This album is a fantastic offering of death metal

100% agreed.
And the first full length to be recorded in the infamous SUnlight studios.
Member of the true crusade against European Flower Metal

Yesterday is dead and gone, tomorrow is out of sight
Dawn Crosby (r.i.p.)
05.04.1963 - 15.12.1996

02.11.2016 - 20:15
Bad English
Tage Westerlund
Another classic , DM was like cult back in those days, another band what decide go away from it later and did not lost anything actually , its a bit like Lake of Tears, every album are diferent, but in lake of tears case they have better lyrics, seems its difference if you're from Falun where are nature, or you're big city freak from capital city. Musucaly its death metal, bad master and mixing, old school sound as music was back in those days and what I like in in. Great peace , an symbolic title for album if we know what name means.... seems Johan Edlund isn't sor etardet as many ppl specially in USA told about mussicans, even he wrote weird lyrics , Daniel Brennare from Lake of tears did it better !!!!!
Life is to short for LOVE, there is many great things to do online !!!

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09.10.2017 - 00:02
Rating: 6
Black Knight
Decent, although sometimes average. Most death/doom bands had mediocre debuts and Tiamat is not an exception. Only for die-hard fans. For real fans, pick up the next 4 albums.
26.11.2017 - 03:27
Rating: 9
This is really the only Tiamat album I like, but it's a great one.

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