Chaos of Forms

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Chaos of Forms
Revocation - Chaos of Forms.jpg
Studio album by Revocation
Released August 16, 2011 (2011-08-16)
Recorded Damage Studios in Southbridge, Massachusetts
Genre Technical death metal, thrash metal
Length 46:59
Label Relapse
Producer Revocation, Peter Rutcho
Revocation chronology
Existence Is Futile
Chaos of Forms

Chaos of Forms is the third studio album by an American technical death metal band Revocation, released on August 16, 2011 by Relapse Records. The song "Cradle Robber" was released and streamed on their Facebook page in May 10, 2011.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Real Metal Reviews 10/10 stars[2]
The Daily Rotation 9.3/10 stars[3]
Metal Injection 8.9/10 stars[4]
The New Review 4.5/5 stars[5]

Chaos of Forms was well received by critics. The Daily Rotation [6] awarded the album 9.3 out of 10, calling it "one of the best records of the year" that produces "some of the catchiest and heaviest metal since Pantera."

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Davidson.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Cretin" Davidson 3:03
2. "Cradle Robber" Davidson 4:25
3. "Harlot" Davidson 2:51
4. "Dissolution Ritual" Buda 4:37
5. "Conjuring the Cataclysm" Davidson 4:34
6. "No Funeral" Buda 3:55
7. "Fractal Entity" (instrumental)   1:43
8. "Chaos of Forms" Buda 4:30
9. "The Watchers" Buda 4:12
10. "Beloved Horrifier" Davidson 4:09
11. "Dethroned" Davidson 4:57
12. "Reprogrammed" Buda 4:03
Total length: 46:59
Deluxe edition bonus track
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
13. "Surprise! You're Dead!" (Faith No More cover) Patton Martin 2:11
Total length: 49:10


Writing, performance and production credits are adapted from the album liner notes.[7]

  • David Davidson – guitar, vocals
  • Dan Gargiulo – guitar
  • Anthony Buda – bass, vocals
  • Phil Dubois-Coyne – drums
Additional musicians
Artwork and design
  • Orion Landau – design

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[8] 24