Scars of the Crucifix

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Scars of the Crucifix
Deicide ScarsOfTheCrucifix.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 23, 2004 (2004-02-23)
RecordedJuly 2003 – January 2004
GenreDeath metal
ProducerNeil Kernon
Deicide chronology
The Best of Deicide
Scars of the Crucifix
When London Burns
Alternative cover
LP cover
LP cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Chronicles of Chaos8.5/10[2]
KNAC4.5/5 stars[3]

Scars of the Crucifix is the seventh studio album by American death metal band Deicide. It was released on February 23, 2004, Deicide's first album on the band's new label Earache Records. The track "Scars of the Crucifix" spawned Deicide's first ever music video, filmed in Nottingham. This was the last album to feature the Hoffman brothers on guitar, after their 17-year tenure with the group.

On July 11, 2006, Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles reported that Deicide received a Silver Disc from the independent music trade body Impala for their sales in Europe.[4]

The song "Fuck Your God" was used heavily as a torture method for detainees in Iraq by being piped into their bunks to induce sleep deprivation.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Glen Benton and Deicide.

1."Scars of the Crucifix"3:08
2."Mad at God"3:05
3."Conquered by Sodom"2:58
4."Fuck Your God"3:32
5."When Heaven Burns"4:08
6."Enchanted Nightmare"2:12
7."From Darkness Come"2:58
8."Go Now Your Lord Is Dead"1:55
9."The Pentecostal"2:46
10.Untitled (hidden song, appears 0:03 after end of "The Pentecostal")2:50
Total length:29:32