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Morbid Angel

Formed: 1983
From: Tampa, FL, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Morbid Angel Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Morbid Angel.

Interview

A Conversation With Morbid Angel's David Vincent

Every year, there seems to be that one metal album that incites vicious debates and extreme opinions. 2003 had Metallica’s “St. Anger;” 2008 was the year of Cryptopsy’s “The Unspoken King;” 2009 was all about 1349’s odd turn with “Revelations of the Black Flame.” This year is only halfway done, but the metal world has already found their whipping boy with Morbid Angel’s eighth album “Illud Divinum Insanus.”

The backlash on this record has been swift from metal fans. The album is split between more traditional fare and industrial/electronics monstrosities. This is the type of album that is meant to get a reaction out of the fickle metal community, and so far, it has done just that. Bassist/vocalist David Vincent rejoined Morbid Angel in 2004, and with “Illud Divinum Insanus” being the first Morbid Angel album with his involvement in over 15 years, the anticipation was off-the-charts for the “I” record.

I was offered the chance to speak to Vincent and grabbed the opportunity quickly. During our 40-plus minute interview, he was insightful and willing to answer every question I threw his way with no hesitation. Check out Vincent’s thoughts on the experimental nature of “Illud Divinum Insanus,” his reaction to all the criticism the record is getting, and a status update on Pete Sandoval. More...

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