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Arise

Sepultura

1991

Arise

Album Summary

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Rating

2.68

Votes

3666

Genres

  • Metal
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5

I listen to this album a few times a week, have done since I was about 12 (I'm 37 now lol). It's metal perfection, simple as that. I couldn't think of anything I'd change - everything is exactly as it should be. Scott Burns deserves a fucking award for the production, too. 5/5.

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Even though I'm on record as a fan of metal, I've often skipped Sepultura because they just always seemed so try-hard. They seem to work so hard to come across extra shocking and creepy. But this, friends, is why you shouldn't judge an album by its cover. This record is straight up fire. It lives in that liminal zone between thrash and death metal that lends itself to really tasty grooves which practically spark with high-voltage current. It's super energetic without being frantic or chaotic, controlled without being robotic, and switches from face-melting guitar licks to heavy, pounding groves without missing a beat or losing an ounce of power. It's a damn good example of the genre.

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Compared to what I thought this was gonna to sound like starting off, this album was actually really badass. Every time I thought they were about to lose me they hit a guitar solo or breakdown that was hitting the spot. Definitely will go back to this when I’m in the mood

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I was taken aback by this record. Can't say that I expected to be listening to 90s Brazilian death metal today! While it's hard to imagine what it would take for me to love a metal album, I actually enjoyed this a lot more than I expected to. Still better than John Martyn. Perhaps it was just the Friday afternoon productivity boost I needed. Maybe I'm on to something here... Join me next week for my TED talk on "death metal in the workplace." Rating 2.5/5 Favourite song: Desperate Cry has got some serious twists and turns

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5

SEPULTURA! BR PORRA!

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4

Good metal enjoyed it a lot. Crazy guitar solos and riffs. Nasty drums and grimy vocals, loved it. Favorite song, Dead Embryonic Cells. Will definitely be returning to the project when I'm in the mood, 6/8.

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Perfect croissant making music

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4

Ok this thing RIPS. I love the ambient sections between songs it really gives a sense of space

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4

Arise is a solid ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lyrically it’s a bit silly at times but still holds up in terms of their playing

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4

I'll admit it: I am a big metalhead. The music here even overrides the vocals (which are growly but not terrible). I'm all about this. I can't call it perfect but it's absolutely a high level.

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Äntligen lite METAL Alltså det är cool beans men också uppenbart att de vill låta maximalt som Slayer, ibland kanske nästan för mycket? Äh jag gillade!

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4

I previously reviewed the album Roots by Sepultura. Although that album was in some ways more creative than this one, I think Arise is the better album of the two, with more tonal consistency and arrangements that are a little more ear friendly (as far as Sepultura albums go LOL). This is high energy, thrashy music that burns. Musically it's really good, with magnificent guitars by Andreas Kisser and wicked drumming by Igor Cavalera. It's a top notch metal album. Fave Songs: Murder, Meaningless Movements, Altered State, Under Siege (Regnum Irae), Desperate Cry

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There are moments when this thrash metal band uses its incredible technical ability to allow the speed with which they play to generate some forward momentum, but mostly they're happy to mindlessly assault the senses. What disappoints me most is they show flashes of something approaching interesting, but won't commit to it. Best track: Desperate Cry

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3

Cool riffs

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Alles drin, was damals für mich an Sepultura neu und aufregend war (Metal war nicht mein Ding): Blast Beats, Brutalität, Ambient Sounds aber gleichzeitig so konzentriert, kompakt, ohne die (ich kannte und kenne mich im Metal nicht aus) damals üblichen Leder- und Gore-Klischees zu bedienen. Die Indie-Variante von Thrashmetal sozusagen. Gut zum Autofahren, gut für die Arbeit im Home Office.

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Forgot to listen :(

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not my thing

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It might be the most brilliant Ablum of it's genere of all times but I can't listen to it. They seem to be capable though

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5

wow awesome thrash metal band. Never heard of them but a big fan

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5

Gnarly!!!

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5

No había escuchado este pedo. Me atrevo a decir que está en el top 3 de mejores disco de trash de la historia. Tiene todo lo que necesitas: riffs veloces, solos increíbles, gruñidos, letras sobre el fin del mundo, coros gritados. Fabuloso. Le doy 420 estrellas.

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5

Amazing trash metal I miss Max Calavera

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Steengoed Sepultura album, iets meer death dan het Chaos A.D. album

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5

In my top 5 favourite metal records of all time, easily. Maybe top 3.

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5

Fucking old school Sepultura. Enough said.

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5

I enjoyed this album way harder than I thought I would. I normally don't enjoy death metal too much. But the vocals are brutal and raw. Just some really solid stuff. Add in the artwork too, it feels so classic. Overall do I think this album is a 5/5? Maybe not in a Objective but from my personal perspective? this feels really good honestly.

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5

Thrash Metal with an experimental edge, the rare non-Scandinavian metal band really blows it out of the park with this

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5

sweet, just what I expected, can't wait to hear it in my car

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5

O começo da confirmação da poder do metal brasileiro.

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5

Yeah, with a couple of exceptions, this is a bloody good album.

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5

An all time banger. Peak form between this and Chaos AD

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I once heard this described as a 'riff Bible'. It is such an incredible album and it does surprise me that it is on this list, even if it is my favourite Sepultura album.

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4

Some great metal riffs!

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4

Sometimes a bit too unmeldodic/hard, overall quite nice.

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Jope...

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Best thrash metal I've ever heard

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4

great band sound, singing can be a little grating but overall powers hard

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A pesar de que el metal y el heavy metal no son mi hit, ya lo he dicho, pues no la pasé mal con este disco, aunque si no supiera de antes que Sepultura es una banda brasileña, jamás lo imaginaría (???). En fin, espero que los fans del género si lo aprecien o a mí hasta me gustó a veces por ignorante. Las canciones que me gustaron sobre todo: "Desperate Cry" y "Meaningless Movements". 7.5/10

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'Dead Embryonic Cells' is a very strong track. Not a fan of the formulaic thrash metal sections, but the slower parts are more interesting and nuanced. 7/10, groovy

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Is this la batucada death metal? jaja, No, pues ya en serio, me gustó bastante la batería en este disco, una velocidad chidita dentro de los límites humanos, sin el vicio de loopear con computadora al x1000 las percusiones pa que suene echo la madre y sonar malitos malotes (tal vez sí lo hicieron, jaja, pero no suena a una magnitud tan surreal como lo que ya en el black se estaba produciendo). Un sonido pesado a gusto dentro del death noventero, aunque algo anticuado para mi gusto porque me suena de repente a las producciones del trash. Substracction tiene un ritmito bouncy que me tuvo haciendo un bailecito, creo que esa fue la que más me gustó. Altered State también me inspiró un instinto asesino :v Mood: Muéranse todos, muéranse todos, al bailar, al bailar, come on, come on, baby.

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De los pocos grupos de metal que sí me gustan

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Definitely a head banger. Surprised I've never listened to these guys, especially in my youth

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Great energy for an early shift.

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Not their BEST album but still one of their best. 🤘🤘

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16 year old Jon loved this

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I dig it!

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4

The first few songs sound like a pretty basic hardcore/thrash record, but it does get a little more experimental as it progresses. It's enough to separate it from the big four. Favorite tracks: "Altered State", "Subtraction", "Under Seige"

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Definitely some solid thrash here. It doesn't hit quite as high as Roots for me, but it proves that early Sepultura was no slouch at all.

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Pretty samey but thrash metal is up there as one of my preferred metal subgenres. 7/10

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7/10 solid metal album but didn't really stand out

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I enjoyed the metal

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I don't know who thought this was death metal but sure Jan okay. Either way, a very solid album with some great riffs and strong vibes throughout.

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4

Fucking awesome metal album! I would listen to this when I was young and forgot about it. I enjoyed to everloving shit out of this.... 5. I slept on it and will give it a 4.4

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A solid thrash metal album that is quite similar to Slayer's 80s albums from Reign in Blood and onwards with some Megadeth thrown into the mix. It doesn't have the same uniqueness as Sepultura's later 90s album which has stronger influences from Latin rhythm and percussion (although I am not a massive fan of the groove metal approach they take, so I prefer this), but is however still a very good album.

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Shows no mercy

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A very dark album . They created an apocalyptic mood throughout the whole album . Particularly loved the title track and the Motörhead cover of Orgasmatron.

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4/5

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I don't even like thrash metal that much, but I enjoyed this quite a bit. I'd definitely listen to it again and I plan on checking out their other records. Pretty good stuff!

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I have heard of this band but I am not familiar with any of their albums or songs. Another band that I was very psyched to check out. Sounds like classic thrash metal which I love and is one of my favorite genres. This album came out around the golden age of Thrash metal and its very apparent how much they are influenced by bands like Slayer and to a lesser extent Metallica. I can hear similarities in their riffs and the singer sounds a lot like the singer from Slayer to me. Also very similar lyrical themes that Slayer sang about. I loved this album a lot and I will be doing a deep dive of their discography to see what else they have produced over the years. \m/

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4

very good no where near as good as roots but it's also hard to compare as they sound completely different

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Not my style, but done well? I like Altered State the best, I think.

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I love the sound of heavy metal in the morning

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3

I believe the actual musical ability of the band members is really good. The guitar riffs and the rhythm are great, but the lyrics and the singing leave much to be desired. Solid, but not for me.

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Another genre I never really came around to. I respect the speed and precision of the instrumentation, and there's clearly more than average going on musically here. Typical of the genre I found the lyrics ho hum, and the vocalization does nothing for me.

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Dubon metal, ca brasse pas mal. Desesperate cry est ma prefere. 3.20

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Pretty good. Too much metal recently though

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its pretty intense. made it most of the way there. i dont get angry enough for this music, but its almost a 4.

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3

Septallica 👍🏽

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Thrash metal, kinda stuff that used to be on Tony Hawks back in the day. Actually don't mind it but not sure how it made it to the album generator lol. Actually really enjoying this further through haha, it's like the stuff that has influenced Terror. Easy a 3/5, more like a 3.5 tbf

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Some great riffs and lead guitar work in parts but the constant blast beats and wanky solos get a bit much after a while. The growling vocals is what really holds it back for me though, that style of vocals is just beyond the cusp of what I can tolerate when it comes to metal. Best track: Desperate Cry

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Hard one to review, because I don't have much to compare it to. It felt a little repetitive at time, but that might be because my ears aren't tuned to death metal. I liked the drumming in parts though. Rating: 2.5/5

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I can see why white kids in 1991 thought this was pretty cool but not my thing

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Mal was anderes. Nie wirklich gehört davor.

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Mad vibes

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Thrash metal. Assume Power Trip had Sepultura as a major influence as there are major similarities. May just be the nature of thrash. Im sure it was a game changer back when it was released but didn't do much for me, felt a bit samey

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Album art is a really good representation of what you'll get with this album. All the songs seem to blend together and I think that's the point. Solid metal, but not entirely for me

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Rating: 6/10

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What an odd choice to include this album - which is pretty by-the-numbers thrash metal - when the following Sepultura album, Chaos A.D., would see them making a genre-defining groove metal album incorporating elements of traditional Brazilian tribal music. At least Roots made the list... but Arise over Chaos A.D.? Weird. Very weird. Still good... but not the album that should be on the list.

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Hay veces que descubres grupos cuando ya tienen discos anteriores y al ponerte al día puede ocurrir que te gusten más o menos. Yo soy más de los Sepultura de Chaos A.D. y Roots, aquí me faltan cosas. Igualmente se deja escuchar y entiendo que a poco que te guste el Metal es disfrutable.

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Spotless metal riffs and drum sequences, palatable vocals Arise, under siege

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This kind of grew on me, like a mediocre Ministry album. A couple of the tracks are great, but not enough to push this into four stars for me.

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Not as in my wheelhouse as Roots, just seemed a little more basic and thrash. Not bad, definitely enjoyable, but I've heard better.

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Of all the 'metal' bands in the 90ies Sepultura was the only one I kind of liked (I'm putting 'metal' in quotes because I don't know enough about the genre to be able to specifyy the correct (sub)genre). To be more exact I thought Roots Bloody Roots, which played on MTV a lot, was a bit of a banger. I'm usually not really looking for aggression in my music consumption but that song seemed to be able to channel aggression into a monster of a hooks and the addition of the Brazilian percussion elements made it musically more interesting (to me) than its peers. This sounds like the band that made Roots Bloody Roots but with a dozen or so songs that are not as interesting as Roots Bloody Roots. 5/10

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meh

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It is good, but it didn't particularly grab me. Wore it's influences a bit too much on its sleeve. Not enough to make me want to leave and go and listen to Metallica, but it was still there.

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Ok, but doesn't add anything to what Metallica achieved 8 years earlier.

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I like metal. I don't really love metal, but you can play me a metal song and I'll probably enjoy it. Thrash is probably my favorite genre, but I don't love metal so I don't listen to it much. Arise is a thrash album, it's a good one. Nine songs, all of them good songs. If you're thinking in terms of the big four, Sepultura is definitely the closest to Slayer in terms of their style of thrash. However, I think something Slayer did that was important was actually make each song stand on its own. Every song on Reign In Blood, for example, is definitively its own track that also stands well in context of a full album. Arise kind of felt like nine solid songs that blended together, with nothing standing out or being notable in almost any of them. By the end of the album I was almost forgetting I was listening to an album, and when the deluxe tracks from Spotify started I just didn't notice because the end of the album had no indicators of being such. It's a very middle of the road album because of this, and picking a best and worst song is a pain in the ass because of it.

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There's a lot of communication going on between band members that keeps the tracks constantly evolving with sicks riffs and rapid drumming. In the midst of it all lies serene melodies as in "Desperate Cry". We got a mix of mostly thrash metal with some fast-paced death metal that serves as a good introduction to metal of the era, during a time of dramatic transition between 80s predominantly thrash and the style splits of the 90s. It's still true to form, which is both a blessing and a curse. There are lots of good songs, with others having their impressive moments, but they're not putting anything new or interesting to the table. There's no reason for me to replay this album over other thrash or death metal albums unless I suddenly remember a tune I want to revisit. Also, following the first few songs felt pretty weak, although I'm quite partial toward "Altered State," and the bonus track "Orgasmatron" was actually a decent cover. Favorites: Arise, Dead Embryonic Cells, Desperate Cry, Altered State

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Quite enjoyed this one, and they are an interesting band to read about. Orgasmatron and Dead Embryonic Cells stood out to me. 3 stars as I would be happy to listen to them again but realistically won't make any effort to do so

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Very very solid. Arise goes straight ahead from beginning to end, with a few interesting twists and turns. The album is a bit flat to the stylistically uninitiated, but I would gladly pick it from a thrash lineup.

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Detta var ändå förvånandsvärt bra.

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Bra metal, långt ifrån min favoritgenre men avsaknaden av de mer cringe:iga inslagen gör det till ett uppskattat inslag i listan. Lyckas ta det som är bra i metal och lämna det som är dåligt. Inte så spännande mixning och hade gärna hört gitarren tydligare, nu ligger den som någon suddig matta i bakgrunden?

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Better than Roots for sure. Not very memorable but I enjoyed it while listenig.

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There are some good songs but I wasn't that in to it as a whole.

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Wasn’t as bad as I feared, quite enjoyable really but I wouldn’t usually go for this genre. Nevertheless, it helped me clean the floor so 3*

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I listened all the way through and enjoyed what I heard, but all the songs blended into one enormous song for me.

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Arise by Sepultura (1991) Wow. Brazilian death/thrash metal with virtuoso performances by drummer Igor Cavalera and lead guitarist Andreas Kisser, and solidly paired overlay by bassist Paulo Jr. and rhythm guitarist Max Cavalera, this driving, pounding descent into nihilistic rampage is breathtaking. Blinding tempos and growly, yelling lead vocals by Max Cavalera lack variety, but hey, that’s thrash. If the first few tracks become boring, hang in there. The sixth track, “Altered State” and seventh track “Under Siege (Regnum Irae)” are nice compositions, the latter including some modest theological reflection on the hypostatic union, but with predictable results. Lyrics consist mostly of litanies nasty noun phrases, ill-connected, but all equally harrowing. One must include the ‘bonus’ closing track, a cover of Motörhead’s “Orgasmatron”, because it was included on the Brazilian release, even if not in the UK or US. It’s anti-religious kerygma that seems unaware of its internal contradictions, but it’s the only track on the album that actually has a message. Cool, but don’t let your mother catch you listening. 3/5

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Well done but a bit fatiguing. Cool to hear the roots of a what is a very familiar sound

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This is very good fun. Relentlessly fast metal that blasts you straight in the face. However, as it goes on, there is very little tonal variety - it is fun, but has the effect of eating 12 Easter eggs in a row.

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Much more interesting than I remembered. Thrash that's more leaning toward Pantera groove.

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Intricate metal that sounds like the start of later metal. A decent listen.

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Pretty good from what I heard of it, I’ll have to listen to it a few more times though. I’ve got a feeling it’ll grow on me.

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Not in the Metallica/Slayer/Megadeath/Anthrax category for me, but pretty good. I found two songs that are quite runnable for me. Definitely not for everyone and I don't love it, but I can hear some influences on bands that I do love (mainly Bring Me the Horizon and Slipknot). I had no idea these guys were Brazillian.

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Having previously experienced the amazing "Roots" album, "Arise" is a near perfect example of looking back in time and seeing how a band can get better. The album is a bit rough with the band's maturity still growing, lacking the cohesively chaotic enjoyment of "Roots" but one can still hear the elements that would surely meld together years later. "Arise" is definitely the sound of a band that grew from the 80s and evolving with the 90s. The sound is the one of kids in a garage just letting it all go, except there is a noticeable discipline that can be heard and for that alone, this album is a testament to the metal genre. Overall, this is not "Roots" so there is missing a certain innovation and use of creative outlets that impacted this review's first impression, but "Arise" succeeds as a solid metal album. Guitars are full of sound rather than sounding hollow questioning whether or not a bass player exists, the percussion is disciplined, the vocals gritty yet musically sensical. This is metal as it should be, melodically intense promoting an aggressive sense of calm.

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Hoewel ik af en toe van iets stevig houd, vond ik dit nogal een homogeen album. zat weinig verrassend in

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I enjoyed this. It takes a bit of stamina but there's some awesome riffs on this

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Classic Heavy Metal from the 90s, not my favourite genre at all but this album managed to just stay within the "hardness"-threshold I can tolerate

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The tracks with the acoustic guitars provide this otherwise plain metal album some dynamics. The older I get, the more I feel this genre is not for me.

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can't stand the voice, but everything else was a'ight

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Não gosto de metal

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Thrash metal. Not my genre.

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Think there are some good ideas here but after a while all the chugging sounds the same. Would have loved more exploration of the harmony blending on 'Dead Embryonic Cells' or the solo work on 'Murder.'

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well...the album cover is cool

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i'm sorry no

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Not a huge fan of the genre. Very hit or miss for me. I didn’t hate it, but to me, a song without melodies and vocals that incorporate a scale is more performance art than music.

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A veces quisiera que me gustará más el metal, pero nomás no.

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I might be too old for this now. It just gave me a headache. The music is good for what it is, I guess. Just not my thing.

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Not a metal fan

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Musically decent, within the genre. I really hate the yelling style of singing though.

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i dont like thrash metal

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Did not listen, very heavy

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Hard rock muy potente, quizás demasiado. Se me pasó el gusto ya por este tipo de música, aún así no dejan de ser buenos en lo suyo.

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Repetitive but some great thrash riffage.

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It's OK, but not something I can really enjoy. The singing is a bit annoying to me. The guitars sound pretty good initially, but they get very samey very quickly. The drumming is good. On the whole, there was way too little variation within individual songs and they were too long. The album wasn't so bad, but very unvaried and I didn't feel like it, so I only listened to half.

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Better than expected and enjoyed the occasional breakdown and melodic guitar line. Apparently, I've seen them live. Heavy metal baby!

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Love the giger esque fantasy style album cover and the actual music isn't as bad as I feared. That's not to say I enjoyed it, the 'singing' adds absolutely nothing for me but some of the extended instrumentals are reminiscent of classic attitude era wrestling themes

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Not my cup of tea. 6.2/10

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Not for me. I can get behind the music, but the vocals really don’t give me what I need.

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Not my thing but I get the appeal

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I really didn’t like this album, but occasionally it had cool rhythms and I guess I could see someone liking it

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The grunty vocals kinda spoil some potentially interestingly crafted songs

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This is hands down my favorite metal album that this list has generated so far. It still gave me a headache and was about 25 minutes too long. 2.5 stars, really.

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I don’t understand the appeal of these records.

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Not my bag, mannn

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It was okay. A bit cookie-cutter and cliched as far as metal goes, although I suppose it wasn't so much at the time. Guitar solos were just widdly nonsense and lacking much in terms of musicality. Don't think I would listen to again.

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Le doy un 2 por no darle un 1....

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auch hier: muss das auf dieser liste sein?

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First listen. Must. Listen. Loud. First song Arise, kicked ass! It continues to kick ass after that. Not something I would listen to often, but when I'm in the mood....this would fit the bill. 2/5.

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Trtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrt

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Second listen. Still loud. Still hard to listen to. You really have to be in the mood for this kind of music to enjoy. The music is much more enjoyable than the screaming. 2/5

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11/23/21 Was not expecting something like this to pop up on the list. Very cool. Solos in "Desparate Cry" are wonderfully snaky. Mostly this type of metal is just exhausting to me. The latin flair was the only thing that made it even the least bit interesting.

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4/10. Long and metal. Like a skewer, but without delicious grilled meat and vegetables. In any case, wasn't really a bad album, I just don't like listening to fast-paced metal like this, it just sound like stress.

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metal

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If you enjoy rapid machine gun drums, throbbing baselines, roaring vocals and endless repetition on every song, then you would love this album! I'll give it +4 because this might be as good as it gets for this genre of music. Then I'll subtract -3 because I don't like this genre, but add +1 because it has balls and it's not the worst thing I've heard here. (I'm talking to you Def Leopard!)

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More musical value than Napalm Death. Less comedy value though.

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Is it me, or does this sound really quaint? Metal has that bizarre quality nowadays: the mainstream has acclimatised to the genre enough that the casual listener may well find this safe, twee and pedestrian. I may have started that paragraph sarkily, but with thought I realised it's exactly right. Sepultura, and by extension death metal as a whole, occupies such a sonically conservative cul-de-sac that it feels cosy and reassuring to people who like this music and nothing but tedious to those who don't. Me, I guess I find it rather boring, but I believe that the aspects I found soporific would comfort and tranquilise a fan, and that's fine. Just don't pretend it's hard. It hasn't been hard since 1993 at the very latest. Also, is the cover meant to be a scary monster? I think I stopped drawing such beasts aged 10.

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Finally some uplifting music. lol It's interesting that these brothers played at Rock in Rio in 1991. I expect my Rio friend's gf would have wanted to bolt a little before the band played three quarters of their set. Yeah the music is fucking noisy although I do get a small amount of enjoyment from some of the percusision and guitar playing. This and the fact it’s the time of year to be generous uplifts it.

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You know what, I actually appreciated the musicality of the album. I suppose I’m a little more open-minded after hearing this album when it comes to heavy or death metal. But it’s still a no for me.

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Technically I'm sure this is impressive, but thrash was never my thing. Boring and samey.

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That vocal just sits in the perfect spot in the mix. Dead Embryonic Cells is as heavy as any song could get get at this time. Digging the into on Desperate Cry. However this album really feels repetitive. It doesn't go anywhere. The wild solo on Subtraction could have had more room to breathe. The Orgasmatron cover puts it into the same sonic style as the rest of the album, which felt like a chore to listen to.

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Oh no. This isn't something I like at all.

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This thrash (?) metal is not my style. Angry music goes against my yacht rock sensibilities.

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Not my kind of rock

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I like a lot of metal, but not this. It's the vocals that kill it for me.

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I don't listen to a lot of thrash or metal (and related styles), but I definitely can appreciate how this kind of music is full of some amazing musicians. To make it work well at a high level, the precision is serious, serious work, and this band shows it in spades. It's as harsh in some ways as I know they mean it to be, yet I surprised myself by enjoying quite a few of the tracks. At times, the vocals make me kind of giggle a bit only because they sing like someone mocking the genre; of course, that's how parody works, I know. To my untrained ear -- as mentioned, I really don't know much about or listen to this type of music -- the tracks all started sounding the same to me, but I'm sure a more experienced listener would be able to point out for me what I'm missing. Excellent musicans, no doubt.

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Hmmmmmmm a little thrashy for me but good

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Nunca me gusto de morro... menos ahora de viejo

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Not for me

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Make it stop!

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1/5 just nope.

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Make it stop

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Shite. Literally just noise. Couldn't even begin to find a thread that I could follow. As I said at the start, shite.

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Um, no.

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une honte metallistique, ça va manger un bon gros 1/5

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Not for me...

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Not my tempo

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Helle zwik

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Too heavy/thrash for me

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This guys voice really grinds my gears. I dislike his whole schtick. It’s unfortunate because there are some real musical nuggets here, mostly in the guitar playing. When there is singing on this album, it is unbearable. I’m not impressed by the extremely fast double bass drumming either, which appears far too often. I must say there are several riffs that got my head bobbing: Dead Embryonic Cells from about 1:05 remaining to 0:40 remaining, the first minute of Desperate Cry, parts of Altered State, and the beginning of Meaningless Movements.

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Today I learned that Sepultura is Brazilian, and that it means "grave" in Portuguese. Unfortunately, this did not make me like their music any more. I wonder if there is a thrash metal band out there somewhere that I would like. Metallica is kind of on the edge of that genre, and as I think I discussed previously, when going back to Metallica now I don't like it as much as I did 20 years ago. There is a lot of potential in the soaring guitars and rapid-fire drumming, but it rarely comes together in an appealing way for more than a minute at a time. Then there is the growling singing style that seems a hallmark of the genre. Are there thrash metal bands with higher, more melodious vocals? I'd be interested to try that. Oooh, or a thrash metal band with a female vocalist? Gonna go search for that, because Sepultura isn't doing it for me.

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The perfect album for a fancy dinner party with your boss or coworkers. Highly recommended if you want to make a lasting impression.

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Chaos A.D. war zu Metal-Schulzeit mega wichtig, elegisch, aufrüttelnd. Arise legt nach wie vor eine politische Messlatte an jeden Song, auf dass diese niemals unterschritten wird, aber ansonsten muss ich konstatieren, a) rausgewachsen zu sein und b) hier wirklich keine Neuerfindung des Rades vorzufinden geschweige denn c) überhaupt ein rundes Ding vorzufinden, das keine Ähnlichkeit mit einer stets vorwärts preschenden Kreissäge aufweist. Abgetrennte 1,4

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Nah

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I'm so sorry, it's impossible to get any enjoyment out of this. Don't take this personally Brazilian Death Metal Heads.

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Sadly there is no option for 0 stars

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Nah.

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Not ever going to work for me. Just can’t get into this style.

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Don't get it. Don't like it. How are there two albums by Sepultura that I'm supposed to hear before I die? That' seems excessive. Did Sepultura create this list?

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1 1/2

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Ja, nej, brasiliansk heavy metal er ikke lige mig

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noget øv musik

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Face melting, heart pounding, 5 word phrases. Not for me, thanks.

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Nope

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Sorry kids I hate metal

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I have a sore knee, a toothache, and I didn't sleep well last night due to a roof full of squirrells that I paid to have removed in November. To avoid further irritation, I bailed after 2 songs .

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Too hardcore for me, couldn't make it to the end.

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I like rock music, even some heavy metal, but death and thrash have always passed me by. Not my thing at all, so much so that I had to stop after the third track. I'm sure they are fine exponents of their art. but it's not my kind of art.

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Brazillian Thrash Metal, Not my Genre I am afraid. don't see the musicality or the creativity here, just seems bland to me. I find the voice repetitive and hard to listen to too. Standard Thrash Metal 101 that I might hear from any Teenage band from the 90's. Can't pick a favourite as this would be disingenuous and I feel betray the whole point of this exercise. The only thing of any credit for me is "Orgasmatron" a cover of Lemmy and Motorhead so that shows how bad this album is! Sorry Metal fans but this is on the far end of the tolerable spectrum for me.

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pourtant j'adore la musique brésilienne

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Upsetting.

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1 metal

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Just awful

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Awful

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Nope. Absolute racket

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Metal 🤷

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No es mi estilo

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I think I have figured out my least favourite type of music, he said in a throaty growl.

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