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Marduk - Wormwood

7.7 | 226 votes |
Release date: 24 September 2009
Style: Black metal


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01. Nowhere, No-One, Nothing
02. Funeral Dawn
03. This Fleshly Void
04. Unclosing The Curse
05. Into Utter Madness
06. Phosphorous Redeemer
07. To Redirect Perdition
08. Whorecrown
09. Chorus Of Cracking Necks
10. As A Garment

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Almost 20 years in activity and still the Swedish group has a tremendous problem with frustrating the listeners. Once again, the band named after a Babylonian God released an album honoring a putrid aspect of the Bible, as Wormwood is the name given to the star that falls upon Earth, poisoning a huge amount of water, according to the Book of Revelation. Which means: ''nothing to do with drinking absinthe'' as Håkansson made very clear in a interview.

published 23.04.2010 | Comments (6)

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04.01.2010 - 23:08
Rating: 8
Liver Failure
Just excellent! Lots of variation of riffs, vocals and atmosphere. And the same chaotic death/black that Marduk does so well

member of the true crusade against old school heavy metal, early 80s thrash, NWOBHM, traditional doom, first and second wave black metal, old school death metal, US power metal, 70s prog rock and atmospheric doomsludgestoner. o/
05.01.2010 - 06:06
Rating: 6
Lactation Cnslt
Big disappointment for me - sounds like an album comprised of songs that didn't make the cut for Rom 5:12, or maybe they just set the bar too high for themselves with that release. I want more choirs!!!

I love the vocals though and it's still enjoyable to listen to every once in a while.
22.01.2010 - 13:28
Rating: 9

Love this album. Its not quite a Rom has got abit of an industrial sound to it which was not present in the previous album. The riffing is spectacular..
Freeze! Step away from the hubris.
23.01.2010 - 20:40
Rating: 8
It's not fair to compare it with ROM 5:12 because that one in my opinion is the best Marduk piece of work in their all career. But anyway this one also is OK for me.. Funeral Dawn is my favorite track of this album which is an insane song in my opinion.. And also Unclosing the Curse is another highlight in my view..
27.07.2010 - 18:53
Rating: 7
Got Mayhem?

This is Arioch turning Marduk into Funeral Mist. I like both bands and therefore I'd like for them to sound seperate.
14.02.2011 - 01:00

Written by Got Mayhem? on 27.07.2010 at 18:53

This is Arioch turning Marduk into Funeral Mist. I like both bands and therefore I'd like for them to sound seperate.

Hallelujah to that.
09.05.2011 - 02:22
Boxcar Willy
yr a kook
In Fallout: New Vegas, at Vault 3 on the wall it says "Marduk 999" with a line over the 999 so its like you're supposed to flip it around, i laughed at that.
14:22 - Marcel Hubregtse
I do your mum
14.05.2011 - 04:43
Rating: 8
a MasT

This album is an odd black metal thing. SweeT!!!

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