Desolation of Eden

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Desolation of Eden
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Studio album by Chelsea Grin
Released February 16, 2010 (2010-02-16)
Recorded August 2009, at Lambesis Studios, San Marcos, California[1]
Genre Deathcore[2]
Length 35:11
Label Artery, Razor & Tie
Producer Tim Lambesis
Chelsea Grin chronology
Chelsea Grin
Desolation of Eden
My Damnation
Singles from Desolation of Eden
  1. "Desolation of Eden"
    Released: 2010[3]
Alternative covers

Desolation of Eden is the debut full-length album by American deathcore band, Chelsea Grin. It was released February 16, 2010 through Artery Recordings.[2] Upon its release, the album reached 21 on the Top Heatseekers chart.[4] Desolation of Eden features two re-recordings of the songs "Cheyne Stokes" and "Recreant" which were originally on the band's self-titled EP.


Alex Henderson of AllMusic described the styled of music on the album as deathcore; a "noisy, caustic, abrasive mixture of metalcore and death metal."[2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press 3.5/5 stars link

AllMusic awarded the album three stars out of five, noting that it was not an album for everyone, but an audience "who do appreciate highly technical deathcore will find Desolation of Eden to be a likable (if less than stellar) contribution to metal's lunatic fringe."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Judgement" 1:13
2. "Desolation of Eden" 3:52
3. "False Sense of Sanity" 2:45
4. "Sonnet of the Wretched" 4:15
5. "Cheyne Stokes" (re-recorded version, originally recorded from the self titled EP) 2:50
6. "The Human Condition" 4:02
7. "Elysium" (Instrumental) 2:28
8. "Recreant" (re-recorded version, originally recorded from the self-titled EP) 4:26
9. "Cast from Perfection" 2:43
10. "Revenant" 4:12
11. "Wasteland" (Instrumental) 2:28
Total length: 35:11


Chelsea Grin
  • Alex Koehler – lead vocals
  • Michael Stafford – guitar, vocals
  • Dan Jones – guitars
  • Jake Harmond – guitars
  • David Flinn – bass guitar
  • Andrew Carlston – drums


  1. ^ Desolation of Eden review. Teeth of the Divine
  2. ^ a b c d e Henderson, Alex. "Desolation of Eden". AllMusic. Retrieved June 26, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Chelsea Grin Desolation of Eden (Single)". Spirit of Metal. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  4. ^ Desolation of Eden at Billboard

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