From Wisdom to Hate

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From Wisdom to Hate
Studio album by Gorguts
Released March 6, 2001
Recorded June 2000
Genre Technical death metal
Length 40:41
Label Olympic, Season of Mist
Producer Gorguts, Pierre Rémillard
Gorguts chronology
Obscura
(1998)
From Wisdom to Hate
(2001)
Colored Sands
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

From Wisdom to Hate is the fourth album by Gorguts and is the only album to feature Steve MacDonald. The musical style can be considered a compromise between the previous album Obscura and the older albums Considered Dead and The Erosion of Sanity. MacDonald, who had a history of recurrent depression, committed suicide in 2002, which eventually led to the split-up of Gorguts in 2005. Lemay and ex-Gorguts guitarist, Steeve Hurdle formed Negativa. Gorguts reformed in 2008 and released a new album entitled Colored Sands in 2013.[2]

War on Music reissued the album on vinyl in 2011.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Luc Lemay. 

No. Title Music Length
1. "Inverted"   Lemay 4:23
2. "Behave Through Mythos"   Cloutier 5:10
3. "From Wisdom to Hate"   Mongrain, Cloutier 5:06
4. "The Quest for Equilibrium"   Lemay 6:47
5. "Unearthing the Past"   Mongrain 5:02
6. "Elusive Treasures"   Cloutier, Mongrain 6:19
7. "Das Martyrium Des"   Lemay, Mongrain 4:33
8. "Testimonial Ruins"   Mongrain, Lemay 3:19
Total length:
40:41

Personnel[edit]

  • Luc Lemay – guitars, vocals
  • Daniel Mongrain – lead guitar
  • Steve Cloutier – bass guitar
  • Steve MacDonald – drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ York, William. "From Wisdom to Hate review". Allmusic. Retrieved December 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Gorguts - From Wisdom to Hate". Encyclopedia Metallum.