Serpents of the Light

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Serpents of the Light
Studio album by Deicide
Released October 21, 1997 (1997-10-21)
Recorded 1997 at Morrisound Recording
Genre Death metal
Length 30:38
Label Roadrunner
Producer Deicide, Scott Burns
Deicide chronology
Once Upon the Cross
Serpents of the Light
When Satan Lives
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Chronicles of Chaos 8/10[2]

Serpents of the Light is the fourth full-length album by American death metal band Deicide. It was released on October 21, 1997, by Roadrunner Records.

Glen Benton stated that "Serpents of the Light" was written "about a friend of mine that died".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Glen Benton and Deicide.

No. Title Length
1. "Serpents of the Light"   3:03
2. "Bastard of Christ"   2:48
3. "Blame It on God"   2:45
4. "This Is Hell We're In"   2:51
5. "I Am No One"   3:38
6. "Slave to the Cross"   3:15
7. "Creatures of Habit"   3:07
8. "Believe the Lie"   2:50
9. "The Truth Above"   2:45
10. "Father Baker's"   3:36
Total length: 30:38



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Chronicles of Chaos review
  3. ^ "Behind the Crooked Cross." Decibel. pp. 72-78.[verification needed]