Morbid Angel

Genres: Drama Movies Heavy Metal
Tags: death metal old school death metal metal Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Florida, USA, in 1983, this influential death metal band’s original line-up comprised Dallas Ward (bass/vocals), Trey Azagthoth (George Emmanuel III, 26 March 1965, Bellingham, Washington, USA; guitar/keyboards) and Mike Browning (vocals/drums). A number of bass players then passed through the line-up in the next three years before the recruitment of Sterling Von Scarborough. The trio quickly gained a following on the underground death metal scene on account of their extreme, ultra-fast musical approach. The band recorded the self-financed Abominations Of Desolation in 1986. However, unhappy with the recordings, they decided not to release them, as had originally been intended, on their own Gorque Records label. They then underwent a personnel change, recruiting guitarist Richard Brunelle, replacing Browning with Pete Sandoval, and Scarborough with David Vincent (b. David Stuppnig, 22 May 1965, USA; ex-Terrorizer). The latter gave the band much more...

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