Decimate the Weak

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Decimate the Weak
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Studio album by Winds of Plague
Released September 2, 2008
Genre Deathcore, symphonic metal
Length 36:50
Label Century Media
Producer Daniel Castleman
Winds of Plague chronology
A Cold Day in Hell
Decimate the Weak
The Great Stone War
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 3/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Lambgoat 4/10 stars[3]

Decimate the Weak is the debut album by American deathcore band Winds of Plague. Released February 5, 2008, the album is the first by Winds of Plague to be released through major label Century Media,[2] and is the last to include drummer Jeff Tenney and keyboardist Matt Fineman. A music video for "The Impaler" was released.


Decimate the Weak peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart[4] and sold more than 3,600 copies its first week.

The album features the songs "A Cold Day in Hell", "Anthems of Apocalypse", "Legions" and "One Body Too Many", all of which were originally available on their debut album, A Cold Day in Hell, but were re-recorded for Decimate the Weak.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Winds of Plague.

No. Title Length
1. "A Cold Day in Hell" 1:14
2. "Anthems of Apocalypse" 5:46
3. "The Impaler" 3:01
4. "Decimate the Weak" (featuring Sal Lococo of Sworn Enemy) 3:38
5. "Origins and Endings" 4:30
6. "Angels of Debauchery" (featuring John Cairoli) 4:32
7. "Reloaded" (featuring John Mishima) 2:28
8. "Unbreakable" 4:16
9. "One Body Too Many" 3:35
10. "Legions" 3:49
Total length: 36:50


Winds of Plague
  • Jonathan "Johnny Plague" Cooke - vocals
  • Nick Eash - guitar
  • Nick Piunno - guitar
  • Matt Fineman- keyboard
  • Andrew Glover - bass
  • Jeff Tenney - drums
  • Produced, recorded and engineered by Daniel Castleman
  • Mixed and mastered by Tue Madsen


  1. ^ Bowar, Chad. "Review: Decimate the Weak". Retrieved 11 August 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Henderson, Alex. "Review: Decimate the Weak". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 August 2009. 
  3. ^ Parker, Rob (3/9/2008). "Review: Decimate the Weak". Retrieved 11 August 2009.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ "Decimate the Weak Chart & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 August 2009.