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  1. Poisoned Altars
  2. The Clearing at the End of the Path
  3. A Wound Outside of Time
  4. An Open Sore
  5. Offering Pain (And an Open-Minded Center)
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  1. Poisoned Altars
  2. The Clearing at the End of the Path
  3. A Wound Outside of Time
  4. An Open Sore
  5. Offering Pain (And an Open-Minded Center)
  6. Suckling at the Teat of a She-Beast
  7. (All Hopes of a New Day)...Extinguished
  8. Darkness Remains
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The sophomore Relapse full-length from these Portland sludge hounds is a step up from 2013's solid if otherwise unremarkable Summon the Faithless. Clocking in at just 37 minutes, Poisoned Altars finds Lord Dying offering a full-force attack through eight tracks that leave the horde wanting more. What was initially attractive about this band was the intensely rhythmic guitar chug of Erik Olson and Chris Evans. They up that quotient exponentially here. Even when slowing things down to near doom/stoner pace ("A Wound Outside ...

Poisoned Altars 2015, Relapse Records

UPC: 781676725427

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