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Release date: 22 June 1993
Style: Death metal

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01. Rapture
02. Pain Divine
03. World Of Shit (The Promised Land)
04. Vengeance Is Mine
05. The Lion's Den
06. Blood On My Hands
07. Angel Of Disease
08. Sworn To The Black
09. Nar Mattaru
10. God Of Emptiness

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Additional info
First death metal album released on a major label (only in USA)
Some original copies have the Parental Advisory label on the covers but were removed from later releases of the CD
Released in 2006 as a picture-LP by Painkiller Records, limited to 1000 copies

Produced by Morbid Angel and Flemming Rasmussen
Engineered by Tom Morris and Flemming Rasmussen at Morrisound Studios, Tampa, Florida
Mixed by Flemming Rasmussen at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark

Full Dynamic Range vinyl is due to be released on November 4th through the Earache Records
The vinyl will be available in the following quantities and colours:

100 - Green (Earache Webstore exclusive) **
200 - Clear (Earache Webstore exclusive) **
200 - Dark Blue with Light Blue Splatter *
300 - Clear with Black Marble *
300 - White with Black Splatter **
400 - Clear with Red Marble **
1400 - Black *
* includes free sticker
** includes free sticker and slipmat

Staff review by
Herzebeth

Rating:
9.6
One of the most important and cherished albums in the band's roster. Covenant has an incredible Aura of supremacy and bereavement along its whole existence. Let me start by saying, Covenant is a work of art, a masterpiece in the Morbid Angel catalog that everyone must have, if not only for the musical greatness also for the conceptual valor this album on its own has.

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published 21.03.2007 | Comments (23)

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musicalkaratekid - 24.09.2011 at 19:00  
Rating: 9 Not their best, but angel of disease and god of emptiness are godly\m/
Angelic Storm - 24.09.2011 at 19:13  
  Definitely a great album, which only feels like a disappointment as it was unlucky to be the follow up to the absolute classic and one of the greatest death metal albums of all time, "Blessed Are The Sick"! xD
@gent_-_orange - 24.09.2011 at 20:00  
Rating: 9
Written by Angelic Storm on 24.09.2011 at 19:13

Definitely a great album, which only feels like a disappointment as it was unlucky to be the follow up to the absolute classic and one of the greatest death metal albums of all time, "Blessed Are The Sick"! xD

Indeed the Blessed is the best album they did, Altars was great but the leap In Maturity and Musicianship as well as a more "Intelligent" style of song writing did it for Blessed. Covenant suffers slightly compared to Blessed but its an excellent album in its own right.
Angelic Storm - 24.09.2011 at 20:15  
 
Written by @gent_-_orange on 24.09.2011 at 20:00
Indeed the Blessed is the best album they did, Altars was great but the leap In Maturity and Musicianship as well as a more "Intelligent" style of song writing did it for Blessed. Covenant suffers slightly compared to Blessed but its an excellent album in its own right.


That is exactly how I feel about the first 3 albums too. Altars... was a fantastic debut, and at the time of it's release must have been a breath of fresh (or putrid, if you want to call it that! ) air for the metal scene. "Covenant" is a really great album, and the fact it's actually weaker than it's predecessor, only highlights how amazing that album actually is. "Blessed Are The Sick" is one of those rare albums that transcends being just a "great album", there's a majesty about it, an almost ethereal presence within it's sound and songs that makes it very special. To me, it's not merely one of the all time classics of death metal, but of all metal and music in general. Truly a masterpiece in every sense of the word. xD
dinualin94 - 09.09.2012 at 21:41  
Rating: 10 Epic Album
nille - 11.02.2013 at 19:27  
Rating: 10 One of the best and highest quality death metal albums I have ever heard.
TrollandDie - 17.11.2013 at 03:03  
Rating: 9 If indeed a rapture does ever occur, this album should be the soundtrack to armageddon

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