Reign Supreme

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Reign Supreme
Artwork by Orion Landau
Studio album by Dying Fetus
Released June 19, 2012 (2012-06-19)
Studio WrightWay Studios, Baltimore, MD
Genre Technical death metal
Length 37:32
Label Relapse
Producer Steve Wright, Dying Fetus
Dying Fetus chronology
Descend into Depravity
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Reign Supreme
Wrong One to Fuck With
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 4/5 stars[1]
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Exclaim! positive[3]
Metal Storm 8.5/10[4]
Spin 7/10[5]

Reign Supreme is the seventh studio album by Dying Fetus. It was released on June 19, 2012 in the United States, June 22, 2012 in Germany, and June 25, 2012 in Europe.

Deluxe editions feature expanded artwork, a sticker, and the bonus track, "Dead Whores Love to Fuck".[4]


Commented Dying Fetus guitarist/vocalist John Gallagher: "The last album had some groove in it, but [it] was basically a lot of tech; this one is a return to form of older Fetus albums, so to speak — more modern production, though, of course. Everything's tight, the sound is crushing, the drums are amazing."

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Gallagher.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Invert the Idols" Gallagher 2:08
2. "Subjected to a Beating" Gallagher 5:00
3. "Second Skin" Beasley 4:42
4. "From Womb to Waste" Gallagher 4:43
5. "Dissidence" Beasley 3:27
6. "In the Trenches" Gallagher 3:44
7. "Devout Atrocity" Beasley 4:28
8. "Revisionist Past" Beasley 3:57
9. "The Blood of Power" Beasley 5:23
Total length: 37:32


Writing, performance and production credits are adapted from the album liner notes.[6]


Dying Fetus[edit]


Artwork and design[edit]

  • Orion Landau – artwork


Chart (2012) Peak
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[7] 138
US Billboard 200[8] 186
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[9] 34
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[10] 14
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[11] 3


  1. ^ Zed, Natalie. "Dying Fetus - Reign Supreme Review". Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  2. ^ Heaney, Gregory. Reign Supreme - Dying Fetus at AllMusic. Retrieved June 17, 2013.
  3. ^ Falzon, Denise (June 20, 2012). "Dying Fetus Reign Supreme". Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Troy Killjoy (June 3, 2012). "Dying Fetus - Reign Supreme review - Metal Storm". Metal Storm. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  5. ^ Grow, Kory (June 21, 2012). "Dying Fetus, 'Reign Supreme' Review". Spin. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ Reign Supreme (booklet). Dying Fetus. Relapse Records. 2012. 
  7. ^ " – Dying Fetus – Reign Supreme" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "Dying Fetus – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Dying Fetus.
  9. ^ "Dying Fetus – Chart history" Billboard Independent Albums for Dying Fetus.
  10. ^ "Dying Fetus – Chart history" Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums for Dying Fetus.
  11. ^ "Dying Fetus – Chart history" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for Dying Fetus.

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