Release date: 30 January 2013
Style: Death metal


7.9 | 103 votes


76 have it
21 want it

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03. Alchemy Of Blood
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08. Endless Purity
09. Mesmerized
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ATF Sinner - guitars, vocals
Destroyer - guitars
Stanislaw Malanowicz - drums
Sławomir Archangielskij - bass

Guest musicians
Androniki Skoula - backing vocals

Additional info
Release dates:
30.01.2013 - Esp/Fin/Swe/Nor/Gre
01.02.2013 - Ger/Aut/Sui/Benelux
04.02.2013 - Rest of Europe
05.02.2013 - USA/Canada

Staff review by

Even though when I saw Hate open up for Mayhem a year or so ago I thought they were a local Behemoth cover band, and despite the fact that this album here sounds a bit like a collection of tracks cut from Evangelion, Hate deserves some credit. They've been playing generic and derivative sounding shit since, at the latest, 1996 when they released Daemon Qui Fecit Terram. They're not just Behemoth wannabe newbs.

published 01.03.2013 | Comments (8)

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ChaoSun - 21.07.2012 at 19:34  
  I want it
Rulatore - 30.12.2012 at 18:07  
  After hearing the teasers, I want it more
Sulac - 27.01.2013 at 07:11  
  Alchemy of Blood sounds good, so bring on the album!
skime - 03.02.2013 at 17:08  
Rating: 9 Don't know if its better than Erebos... anyway I love the "climatic inserts".
Marcel Hubregtse - 03.02.2013 at 17:28  
  Just like Erebos a very medicore release. Before Erebos at least Hate mroe or less had a sound of their own now they just copy Behemoth it seems.
Alex F - 03.02.2013 at 19:26  
Rating: 3
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 03.02.2013 at 17:28

Just like Erebos a very medicore release. Before Erebos at least Hate mroe or less had a sound of their own now they just copy Behemoth it seems.

I wouldn't say they ever had "their own" sound, but their debut is easily their best (even if it's nothing stellar).
I have yet to listen to this, but I've no doubt I'm going to agree with Marcel
Paz - 03.02.2013 at 20:53  
  True, Polish death metal curse takes its toll (again)...
MechanisT - 04.02.2013 at 15:09  
  It's good, it's solid, but I am left wanting... more. Pretty low replay value, I have to say.
EDIT: It gets worse with every listen. Speed and performance notwithstanding, nothing of substance.
mario132 - 09.02.2013 at 15:23  
Rating: 8 I hate them!
Machiavelli - 12.02.2013 at 22:43  
  Huge disappointment here. From my POV having loved mighty Erebos I thought this collection had few riffs that I could get into and too much slow paced ding-dong-ding-dong choruses. The groove is gone and the death metal is just not anything special. I've listened 2-3 times now and gonna have to put it away for a bit.

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