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What is it about Gateways

Discussion in 'Morbid Angel' started by [0hr]Sunlapse, Jan 15, 2004.

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    [0hr]Sunlapse Wraith

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    It seems that most people either consider this their worst or one of their worst easily, while others like me think its their best easily or one of their best. I love all Morbid Angel, but this is the best death metal album I have ever heard, and its definately in my top 5 albums of all time. So what exactly is it with this album that makes people feel the way they do about it?
     
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    Bert S New Metal Member

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    For me it's the production that's holding the album down. The drums sound horrible, totally lacking in power and the production overall is a bit too "high-tech" for me, which distracts from the feel of the album (at least for me).
     
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    Personally I consider it one of the best productions I've ever heard on a metal album. I love the drums, the guitar tones are incredibly powerful. Very atmospheric.
     
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    I dont know what it is, and that, to me, is a good thing. Its just :headbang:'s a lama's ass!
     
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    i heart morbid angel
     
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    ChaosDeathcult Sexiest Man Alive

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    well here's my deal.

    i think the first couple songs are excellent, top notch morbid angel. but i find the longer this album goes, the more boring it gets.

    personally i dont know why people are talking shit on Heretic, i think its fuckin awesome. Cleansed in Pestilence, Enshrined by Grace, Beneath the Hollow, Praise the Strength and ESPECIALLY Curse the Flesh are some of the greatest songs Trey has written.

    and it doesnt hurt that it sounds a lot more like Formulas than Gateways, being that FFttF is my fav album by them.
     
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    Heh, once again i tend to think the opposite. I think he album gets better as it goes along, with God of the Forsaken being the ultimate closer, not to mention my all time favorite MA song.
     
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    Sóti Surrealist

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    yes thats totaly fly d00d.
     
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    Yep, but I think the albums highlight is "Secured Limitations". Fuckin badass! The solo of the album.
     
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    yeah i know that solo is soooooooo awesome..... but God of the Forsaken is even better! It's so good I almost cry when i hear it.:D
     
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    I like Gateways quite a bit, but it's not my favorite Morbid Angel. My only problem with the album is that it doesn't sound as distinct as all their other releases. Each one has a clear identity but Gateways kinda blends into other stuff to these ears.
     
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    Hopkins-WitchfinderGeneral we are children of god

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    God of emptiness > god of the foresaken. :)
     
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    the production on the album was way better than any of their other albums including heretic, and the songs were in my opinion more structured with better hooks, many of the old morbid angel songs seem to drag alot
     
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    very, very wrong. Gateways is my 2nd favorite Morbid Angel album... and God of the Forsaken is easily one of their best songs overall.
     
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    God of the Forsaken is my all time favorite MA song, partly because of that killer solo!

    'course God of Emptiness is nothing to scoff at either....
     
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    Hopkins-WitchfinderGeneral we are children of god

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    Sludginess vs Brutality. The ETERNAL question of morbid angel.
     
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    Gatways mixes them both beautifully. :D
     
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    Stormwatch Cock.

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    Get rid of the fucking wide sig please, so I can read the thread without scrolling right. Cheers mate!
     
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    its not wide. you just need to set your resolution to 1024x768 like 99% of the people who own a computer....
     

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