A Celebration of Guilt

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A Celebration of Guilt
Arsis A Celebration Of Guilt.jpg
Studio album by Arsis
Released March 30, 2004 (2004-03-30)
Recorded October–December, 2003[1]
Genre Melodic death metal, technical death metal
Length 44:26
Label Willowtip
Producer Steve Carr, Bob Gurske
Arsis chronology
A Celebration of Guilt
(2004)
A Diamond for Disease
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A Celebration of Guilt is the debut album released by death metal band Arsis.

Release[edit]

The album was released March 30, 2004 in North America by Willowtip and on July 11, 2005 in Europe via Earache Records.[2] On August 9, 2011, Willowtip released a remastered version of A Celebration of Guilt, which included two bonus tracks.[3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Metal Storm 9.0/10.0[4]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5.0[5]

Critical reception[edit]

Following its release, it was met with very favorable reviews by online publications such as AllMusic,[1] Metal Storm,[4] and Sputnikmusic.[5]

Public reception[edit]

A Celebration of Guilt was well received by the public. On Rate Your Music the album has an average rating of 3.51 of 5, based on more than 950 ratings,[6] and on Sputnikmusic the album has an "excellent" average rating of 4.0 of 5, based on more than 650 ratings.[7]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Malone.

No. Title Length
1. "The Face of My Innocence" 5:33
2. "Maddening Disdain" 3:30
3. "Seven Whispers Fell Silent" 3:46
4. "Return" 4:42
5. "Worship Depraved" 3:02
6. "Carnal Ways to Recreate the Heart" 4:52
7. "Dust and Guilt" 4:25
8. "Elegant and Perverse" 2:23
9. "The Sadistic Motives Behind Bereavement Letters" 4:25
10. "Looking to Nothing" 3:22
11. "Wholly Night" 4:20
Total length: 44:20[1]

Arsis[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Freeman, Phil. A Celebration of Guilt - Arsis at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Bands > Arsis". www.willowtip.com. Willowtip. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ "ARSIS - A Celebration Of Guilt To Be Reissued With Bonus Material". bravewords.com. Bravewords.com. July 5, 2011. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b Undercraft (December 27, 2004). "Arsis - A Celebration Of Guilt review". www.metalstorm.net. Metal Storm. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b Stagno, Mike (December 2, 2006). "Arsis - A Celebration of Guilt (album review)". www.sputnikmusic.com. Sputnikmusic. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 
  6. ^ "A Celebration of Guilt by Arsis (Album, Melodic Death Metal)". rateyourmusic.com. Sonemic. Retrieved January 15, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Arsis - A Celebration of Guilt User Opinions". www.sputnikmusic.com. Sputnikmusic. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 
  8. ^ a b "Releases > Arsis - A Celebration Of Guilt Deluxe Limited Gatefold Lp + Bonus 7"". www.willowtip.com. Willowtip. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Releases > Arsis - A Celebration Of Guilt (Slipcase Reissue)". www.willowtip.com. Willowtip. Retrieved January 15, 2016.