Immolation - Unholy Cult


8.4 | 136 votes |
Release date: 2002
Style: Death metal

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Disc I [CD]

01. Of Martyrs And Men
02. Sinful Nature
03. Unholy Cult
04. Wolf Among The Flock
05. Reluctant Messiah
06. A Kingdom Divided
07. Rival The Eminent
08. Bring Them Down

Disc II [Limited Edition Bonus DVD 'Bringing Down The World']

01. Of Martyrs And Men [Live In Amsterdam]
02. Father You're Not A Father
03. Unholy Cult
04. A Kingdom Divided
05. Those Left Behind
06. Reluctant Messiah
07. Unpardonable Sin
08. Christ Cage
09. Bring Them Down
10. Sinful Nature [Live In Tilburg]
11. Into Everlasting Fire
12. Of Martyrs And Men [Live In Paris]
13. Father You're Not A Father
14. Unholy Cult
15. Into Everlasting Fire
16. Wolf Among The Flock
17. Bring Them Down
18. Of Martyrs And Men [Live In L.A.]
19. Sinful Nature
20. Father You're Not A Father
21. Unholy Cult
22. Furthest From The Truth
23. Dawn Of Possession
24. Of Martyrs And Men [video Clip]

Staff review by
Herzebeth
Rating:
9.5
This must be the most blasphemous band in Death Metal scene, (followed by Incantation of course) Indeed is difficult to beat a masterpiece like "Close To A World Below" but Unholy Cult, believe me, it's also a great masterpiece.

I was at the record shop when I caught a glimpse of an album with an incredible cover artwork; it was a solitary ground with a gothic church that produced a satanic shadow, the cover is quite direct to what the album refers to in the lyrics and music, I didn't catch the band's name until I saw a tag that said "Immolation Latest Work", suddenly I was so excited, my blood rushed, my heart started beating fast, and I knew I had to buy that album in that precise moment; this happened more than a year ago, and when I see this cover in my record pile I still feel that incredible dash in my head.

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published 10.12.2004 | Comments (4)

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01.06.2011 - 12:08
SymphonyImpaled
I had this album years and years ago. It was undoubtedly one of the best death metal albums to date.
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17.12.2012 - 03:17
Illog1cal
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'Rival the Eminent' - very addicting.
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14.03.2018 - 00:53
Rating: 9
musicalkaratekid
Just as good as Close to a World Below, despite being somewhat overshadowed because of the majority of Immolation's fanbase hailing that album as the band's most iconic release. Everything on Unholy Cult is done with conviction and gusto, enough so to make every riff and twisted transition stick out like a sore thumb. Plus, I don't know about anyone else, but parts of this album reminded me of mid-era (I guess around Obscura/From Wisdom...era) Gorguts. In a good way, naturally.
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