Meshuggah - Destroy Erase Improve


8.5 | 392 votes |
Release date: 25 July 1995
Style: Technical thrash metal, Math metal, Progressive metal

Owners:

511 have it
44 want it


01. Future Breed Machine
02. Beneath
03. Soul Burn
04. Transfixion
05. Vanished
06. Acrid Placidity
07. Inside What's Within Behind
08. Terminal Illusions
09. Suffer In Truth
10. Sublevels

Reloaded bonus tracks:
11. Vanished [demo]
12. Suffer In Truth [demo]
13. Inside What's Within Behind [demo]
14. Gods Of Rapture [live]
15. Aztec Two-Step

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04.01.2011 - 12:13
Theberzerker
God like album
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31.05.2011 - 18:52
Daydream Nation
Account deleted
One of the most revolutionary metal albums of all time.
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01.08.2011 - 01:31
Rating: 10
infernaldeath87
I'm about to check this out!
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29.08.2011 - 19:36
Rating: 9
Boxcar Willy
yr a kook
Insanity!!!
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forever bummed out
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30.09.2011 - 18:55
musicalkaratekid
At first i wasn't too fond of this album,but its definitely a grower. There are still thrash influences evident around the album, but ccrazy swedes had delivered something phenomenal in this. Maaaaad.
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08.10.2012 - 16:49
Timmeh
Dudeman
At first I thought this was pretty shit, then I became a drummer. Oh my god how wrong I was.
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30.10.2012 - 03:50
Illog1cal
Account deleted
This one is a little overrated. It was fresh and it was something a little different however a lot of the songs on the album are uninteresting, most of them copy the template of 'Future Breed Machine' but with different riffs. What is interesting on this album are the interludes with atmospheric outer-worldly sounds like the intro of 'Beneath' and the entirety of 'Acrid Placidity' as well as 'Sub Levels', also the solo on 'Future Breed Machine' is very special indeed, Thordendal conjures up the Breed Machine itself.
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02.12.2012 - 22:06
Mountain King
K i K o
I only heard "Future Breed Machine". I think it sounds like shit. Definitely not what I would listen to...
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03.12.2012 - 05:17
Lit.
Account deleted
Written by Mountain King on 02.12.2012 at 22:06

I only heard "Future Breed Machine". I think it sounds like shit. Definitely not what I would listen to...

Thank god I'm not you then, because I think this album is bitchin' sweet.
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15.03.2013 - 14:26
Rating: 8
Jaeryd
Desert Mouse
I still can't believe that this album was released in 1995. For some reason, I can shake the feeling that it seems way ahead of its time.
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"It is not your sin—it is your self-satisfaction that crieth unto heaven; your very sparingness in sin crieth unto heaven!

Where is the lightning to lick you with its tongue? Where is the frenzy with which ye should be inoculated?"

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23.12.2013 - 12:43
Rating: 9
mz
I listened to this album 2 years ago and did not like it at all, mainly because of those vocals. Thanks God I got used to this sort of vocals (and music it self). There is still one thing about thus album which I think is shitty: the cover is really bad, not unlike the rest of their cover photos. Probably one of the worst bands when it comes to album covers after manowar
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Giving my ears a rest from music.
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20.04.2015 - 03:57
Rating: 10
LeKiwi
High Fist Prog
Monstrous record and Meshuggah's best.
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20.04.2015 - 10:06
Rating: 10
Diverge
Written by LeKiwi on 20.04.2015 at 03:57

Monstrous record and Meshuggah's best.

It's a great album, I agree. I wonder what you think of the I EP then. To me, that's Meshuggah's defining moment.
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20.04.2015 - 21:31
Rating: 10
LeKiwi
High Fist Prog
Written by Diverge on 20.04.2015 at 10:06

It's a great album, I agree. I wonder what you think of the I EP then. To me, that's Meshuggah's defining moment.

I love that album as well, but it doesn't match this album IMO. The guitar tone and the synchronised vocal syncopation on this album is just sublime. Also, I feel as if this album is more...visceral and varied. The I EP is still great tho!
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