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What is your favourite Death studio album?

Symbolic109
The Sound Of Perseverance100
Human46
Individual Thought Patterns30
Scream Bloody Gore27
Leprosy17
Spiritual Healing11
Other [Live etc, State]7

Total votes: 347


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Posted by __Az__ on 17.05.2006 at 01:55
Ok, so what is everones favourite Death album? In my opinion Human is on top, but only slightly... This is because of the degree of intensity and speed within this album.... It also, IMO contains one of the greatest tracks ever created 'Suicide Machine'

Symbolic and Scream Bloody Gore follow close behind.



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Sombre

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  14.05.2011 at 04:49
I am with you, Human is the best one.
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Ghostdancer

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  16.05.2011 at 20:42
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 02.01.2009 at 19:24

Strange that so many people prefer The OSund Of Perseverence. This is the album where Chuck truly sounds like Donald Duck (so like Dani Filth brother), now if he had someone else do the vocals there it would have been a much better album.


LMAO! It looks like it was an unpopular opinion to have...but I don't care. I agree with you, man. To people who got into Death when they were making albums like Scream Bloody Gore and Leprosy, his vocals on The Sound of Perseverance were horrible. Donald Duck! LMAO!

And I'll just say it one more time...Leprosy is and always will be my favorite.
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  16.05.2011 at 21:35
Written by Ghostdancer on 16.05.2011 at 20:42

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 02.01.2009 at 19:24

Strange that so many people prefer The OSund Of Perseverence. This is the album where Chuck truly sounds like Donald Duck (so like Dani Filth brother), now if he had someone else do the vocals there it would have been a much better album.


LMAO! It looks like it was an unpopular opinion to have...but I don't care. I agree with you, man. To people who got into Death when they were making albums like Scream Bloody Gore and Leprosy, his vocals on The Sound of Perseverance were horrible. Donald Duck! LMAO!

And I'll just say it one more time...Leprosy is and always will be my favorite.


when the old 40+ crowd here gets together at birthdays and such we always play Scream Bloody Gore first and then Leprosy (especially for the old gits crowd pleaser Pull The Plug and then we play TSOP just to laugh really hard at Donald's vocals.
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  17.05.2011 at 00:29
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 16.05.2011 at 21:35

Written by Ghostdancer on 16.05.2011 at 20:42

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 02.01.2009 at 19:24

Strange that so many people prefer The OSund Of Perseverence. This is the album where Chuck truly sounds like Donald Duck (so like Dani Filth brother), now if he had someone else do the vocals there it would have been a much better album.


LMAO! It looks like it was an unpopular opinion to have...but I don't care. I agree with you, man. To people who got into Death when they were making albums like Scream Bloody Gore and Leprosy, his vocals on The Sound of Perseverance were horrible. Donald Duck! LMAO!

And I'll just say it one more time...Leprosy is and always will be my favorite.


when the old 40+ crowd here gets together at birthdays and such we always play Scream Bloody Gore first and then Leprosy (especially for the old gits crowd pleaser Pull The Plug and then we play TSOP just to laugh really hard at Donald's vocals.

It's not bad enough to laugh at.
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GroundZero

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  23.05.2011 at 23:11
"Human" is their best album, in the second place I choose "Individual Thought Patterns".
Guib

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  24.05.2011 at 09:12
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 16.05.2011 at 21:35

Written by Ghostdancer on 16.05.2011 at 20:42

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 02.01.2009 at 19:24

Strange that so many people prefer The OSund Of Perseverence. This is the album where Chuck truly sounds like Donald Duck (so like Dani Filth brother), now if he had someone else do the vocals there it would have been a much better album.


LMAO! It looks like it was an unpopular opinion to have...but I don't care. I agree with you, man. To people who got into Death when they were making albums like Scream Bloody Gore and Leprosy, his vocals on The Sound of Perseverance were horrible. Donald Duck! LMAO!

And I'll just say it one more time...Leprosy is and always will be my favorite.


when the old 40+ crowd here gets together at birthdays and such we always play Scream Bloody Gore first and then Leprosy (especially for the old gits crowd pleaser Pull The Plug and then we play TSOP just to laugh really hard at Donald's vocals.


Ain't that just a bit exagerated LOL
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  25.05.2011 at 02:32
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 16.05.2011 at 21:35

Written by Ghostdancer on 16.05.2011 at 20:42

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 02.01.2009 at 19:24

Strange that so many people prefer The OSund Of Perseverence. This is the album where Chuck truly sounds like Donald Duck (so like Dani Filth brother), now if he had someone else do the vocals there it would have been a much better album.


LMAO! It looks like it was an unpopular opinion to have...but I don't care. I agree with you, man. To people who got into Death when they were making albums like Scream Bloody Gore and Leprosy, his vocals on The Sound of Perseverance were horrible. Donald Duck! LMAO!

And I'll just say it one more time...Leprosy is and always will be my favorite.


when the old 40+ crowd here gets together at birthdays and such we always play Scream Bloody Gore first and then Leprosy (especially for the old gits crowd pleaser Pull The Plug and then we play TSOP just to laugh really hard at Donald's vocals.

You guys must get really drunk.
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Marcel Hubregtse
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  25.05.2011 at 02:39
@king matt, why?
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Beastofmetal456
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  25.05.2011 at 02:44
Written by Ghostdancer on 16.05.2011 at 20:42

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 02.01.2009 at 19:24

Strange that so many people prefer The OSund Of Perseverence. This is the album where Chuck truly sounds like Donald Duck (so like Dani Filth brother), now if he had someone else do the vocals there it would have been a much better album.


LMAO! It looks like it was an unpopular opinion to have...but I don't care. I agree with you, man. To people who got into Death when they were making albums like Scream Bloody Gore and Leprosy, his vocals on The Sound of Perseverance were horrible. Donald Duck! LMAO!

And I'll just say it one more time...Leprosy is and always will be my favorite.

They aren't that bad. I personally like them. Kinda funny, but good.
Ghostdancer

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  25.05.2011 at 03:43
Written by Guest on 25.05.2011 at 02:44

Written by Ghostdancer on 16.05.2011 at 20:42

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 02.01.2009 at 19:24

Strange that so many people prefer The OSund Of Perseverence. This is the album where Chuck truly sounds like Donald Duck (so like Dani Filth brother), now if he had someone else do the vocals there it would have been a much better album.


LMAO! It looks like it was an unpopular opinion to have...but I don't care. I agree with you, man. To people who got into Death when they were making albums like Scream Bloody Gore and Leprosy, his vocals on The Sound of Perseverance were horrible. Donald Duck! LMAO!

And I'll just say it one more time...Leprosy is and always will be my favorite.

They aren't that bad. I personally like them. Kinda funny, but good.


No...I love Death. They're one of my favorite bands...it's just the vocals on the later albums were kind of funny. Like Marcel said, The Sound of Perseverance sounds like Donald Duck is doing the vocals. I just prefer Schuldiner's growls over the Donald Duck phase.
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king_matt

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  25.05.2011 at 03:46
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 25.05.2011 at 02:39

@king matt, why?

It just doesn't seem like something to laugh at, I guess. But that's your own opinion, and I shall respect it.
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  25.05.2011 at 04:12
Written by king_matt on 25.05.2011 at 03:46

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 25.05.2011 at 02:39

@king matt, why?

It just doesn't seem like something to laugh at, I guess. But that's your own opinion, and I shall respect it.


well we do find Chuck's vocals on The Sound something to laugh at

when we are drunk we start playing Manowar albums for enjoyment and start singing along to them


yes I know old metalheads are pathetic hahahahhahaha
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  25.05.2011 at 04:14
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 25.05.2011 at 04:12

when we are drunk we start playing Manowar albums for enjoyment and start singing along to them
yes I know old metalheads are pathetic hahahahhahaha


no. just old metalheads who listen to Manowar.

I'll take Symbolic as my fave death album. love the aggression mixed with technique.
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  25.05.2011 at 18:54
Written by Ghostdancer on 25.05.2011 at 03:43

Written by Guest on 25.05.2011 at 02:44

Written by Ghostdancer on 16.05.2011 at 20:42

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 02.01.2009 at 19:24

Strange that so many people prefer The OSund Of Perseverence. This is the album where Chuck truly sounds like Donald Duck (so like Dani Filth brother), now if he had someone else do the vocals there it would have been a much better album.


LMAO! It looks like it was an unpopular opinion to have...but I don't care. I agree with you, man. To people who got into Death when they were making albums like Scream Bloody Gore and Leprosy, his vocals on The Sound of Perseverance were horrible. Donald Duck! LMAO!

And I'll just say it one more time...Leprosy is and always will be my favorite.

They aren't that bad. I personally like them. Kinda funny, but good.


No...I love Death. They're one of my favorite bands...it's just the vocals on the later albums were kind of funny. Like Marcel said, The Sound of Perseverance sounds like Donald Duck is doing the vocals. I just prefer Schuldiner's growls over the Donald Duck phase.

Maybe. I think the Sound is musically great, but in terms of vocals, I prefer Symbolic.
Ghostdancer

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  25.05.2011 at 19:25
Written by Guest on 25.05.2011 at 18:54

Written by Ghostdancer on 25.05.2011 at 03:43

Written by Guest on 25.05.2011 at 02:44

Written by Ghostdancer on 16.05.2011 at 20:42

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 02.01.2009 at 19:24

Strange that so many people prefer The OSund Of Perseverence. This is the album where Chuck truly sounds like Donald Duck (so like Dani Filth brother), now if he had someone else do the vocals there it would have been a much better album.


LMAO! It looks like it was an unpopular opinion to have...but I don't care. I agree with you, man. To people who got into Death when they were making albums like Scream Bloody Gore and Leprosy, his vocals on The Sound of Perseverance were horrible. Donald Duck! LMAO!

And I'll just say it one more time...Leprosy is and always will be my favorite.

They aren't that bad. I personally like them. Kinda funny, but good.


No...I love Death. They're one of my favorite bands...it's just the vocals on the later albums were kind of funny. Like Marcel said, The Sound of Perseverance sounds like Donald Duck is doing the vocals. I just prefer Schuldiner's growls over the Donald Duck phase.

Maybe. I think the Sound is musically great, but in terms of vocals, I prefer Symbolic.


I'll take Symbolic over The Sound of Perseverance any day. Lately, though, I've been listening to Spiritual Healing quite a bit. I forgot how much I like that one too.
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king_matt

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  26.05.2011 at 00:04
I just realized. The poll questions is: What is ypur favorite Death studio album? How come Other (Live ect, State) is an option?
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ToMegaTherion

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  28.07.2011 at 02:10
Death definately got better with age
1 - The Sounds of Perseverance
2 - Human
3 - Symbolic
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  31.08.2011 at 02:02
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 16.05.2011 at 21:35

we play TSOP just to laugh really hard at Donald's vocals.


Hmm, I guess I don't really know what Donald Duck sounds like, but I quite like his vocals on that album. I actually prefer them to his earlier stuff, I find him a better "shrieker" than the deeper growl stuff on the earlier records. And the musicianship is a lot more complex on the last two records.

In my opinion, Symbolic is probably the best. It sways a lot between Leprosy, Symbolic, and The Sound of Perseverance, but usually comes back to Symbolic. Perfect combination of aggression, catchiness, and more progressive and ambitious songwriting.

Leprosy is just a great death metal record, more straightforward, heavy stuff.

TSOP is right at the edge of being perfectly progressive, and being obnoxiously progressive, with the constant soloing, riff changes, and odd song structures, it is really entertaining sometimes, and a little annothing other times. I don't share Marcel's complaints about the vocals.
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  21.09.2011 at 13:54
Spiritual Healing is not that bad
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  21.09.2011 at 13:59
Written by zero on 21.09.2011 at 13:54

Spiritual Healing is not that bad


It's not, but then Death have never made a bad album... But I definitely think overall, "Spiritual Healing" is one of their weakest albums. Although the title track, "Low Life", and "Altering The Future" are amongst the best songs Chuck ever wrote.
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  21.09.2011 at 14:03
Written by Angelic Storm on 21.09.2011 at 13:59

Written by zero on 21.09.2011 at 13:54

Spiritual Healing is not that bad


It's not, but then Death have never made a bad album... But I definitely think overall, "Spiritual Healing" is one of their weakest albums. Although the title track, "Low Life", and "Altering The Future" are amongst the best songs Chuck ever wrote.


you're right but it's a simple album. Actually, this is a really great transition album between thrash and death
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  21.09.2011 at 16:04
Written by zero on 21.09.2011 at 14:03
you're right but it's a simple album. Actually, this is a really great transition album between thrash and death


To me, it's like a progressive version of "Leprosy". It has a similar sound to that album, except the songs are not as straightforward, and it was the first album where Chuck started writing more serious lyrics.
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  17.11.2011 at 05:33
This was a tough one for me as i feel that every death album has something on it that sets it apart from other contemporary albums. Went with TSOP because i lean more towards a technical sound, but that's just my opinion. Death made 7 great albums, and that's a fact.
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  17.11.2011 at 20:02
Written by GroundZero on 23.05.2011 at 23:11

"Human" is their best album, in the second place I choose "Individual Thought Patterns".


Hell yeah
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  27.11.2011 at 00:53
I haven't heard any of their albums in their entirety, but Human is DEFINITELY NOT their best. I only heard Living Monstrosity off Spiritual Healing and I have a feeling it'll be my favorite Death album. However, I'll keep my vote for later.
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  26.02.2012 at 22:47
Individual Thought Patterns is amazing
sentinel65

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  27.02.2012 at 01:05
Symbolic is their first album I have listened to, and since then it has been my favorite. The Sound of Perseverance is in an extremely close second however.
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  28.02.2012 at 04:04
Written by sentinel65 on 27.02.2012 at 01:05

The Sound of Perseverance is in an extremely close second however.

To me TSOP is only good if you look at the musicianship, The production is sterile and boring and the song writing is completely flat, It just lacks memorability for me, As I said the Musicianship (not just Chucks) is top notch and I can admire that, but looking back now I don't get why I liked it.

I still think it is Leprosy that is their best, To me it has many of Deaths best songs and its basically Scream Bloody Gore improved in every way so to me it represents the bands ground breaking early material at its peak.
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  01.03.2012 at 18:00
TSOP is best if you don't mind the vocals. They don't sound like Donald Duck to me, more like Cobra Commander from the 80's GI Joe series.
Which is a good thing for me.
I'm also putting Leprosy and Human as close competitors. Symbolic is definately their worst.
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  06.10.2012 at 01:25
For me, The Sound of Perseverance is their best album. Definitely the most progressive and just all-around entertaining I think.
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