Annihilation of the Wicked

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Annihilation of the Wicked
Nile - Annihilation Of The Wicked.jpg
Studio album by Nile
Released May 23, 2005 (Europe)
May 24, 2005 (North America)
Recorded December 2004 – January 2005 at The Sound Lab, Columbia, South Carolina Mixed at Rax Trax in Chicago.
Genre Technical death metal
Length 51:41
Label Relapse
Producer Neil Kernon
Nile chronology
In Their Darkened Shrines
Annihilation of the Wicked
Legacy of the Catacombs
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Blabbermouth (9/10)[2]
PopMatters (9/10)[3]

Annihilation of the Wicked is the fourth studio album by American technical death metal band Nile. The album was released on May 23, 2005, by Relapse Records. This is the first Nile album to feature George Kollias on drums, replacing Tony Laureano. This album marks Nile's last record released by Relapse. A music video for "Sacrifice Unto Sebek" was produced.

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Karl Sanders, except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Dusk Falls Upon the Temple of the Serpent on the Mount of Sunrise"   0:51
2. "Cast Down the Heretic"   5:45
3. "Sacrifice Unto Sebek"   3:03
4. "User-Maat-Re" Sanders, Toler-Wade 9:14
5. "The Burning Pits of the Duat" Toler-Wade 3:52
6. "Chapter of Obeisance Before Giving Breath to the Inert One in the Presence of the Crescent Shaped Horns"   5:21
7. "Lashed to the Slave Stick" Toler-Wade 4:18
8. "Spawn of Uamenti"   1:14
9. "Annihilation of the Wicked"   8:36
10. "Von Unaussprechlichen Kulten"   9:46
11. "Sss Haa Set Yoth (Japanese edition bonus track)"   5:15

"Von Unaussprechlichen Kulten" is German for "From Unspeakable Cults".