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Atheist

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Atheist is a death metal band from Florida, USA, founded in 1984 by vocalist/guitarist Kelly Shaefer, guitarist Rand Burkey, bassist Roger Patterson, and drummer Steve Flynn. The band is known for their technical playing style. Their album Unquestionable Presence (1991) is regarded as a landmark of the death metal genre. After dissolving in 1994, the band reformed in 2006.

Discography:
1989 - Piece of Time
1991 - Unquestionable Presence
1993 - Elements
2009 - Unquestionable Presence: Live at Wacken
2010 - Jupiter Read more on Last.fm

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Album: Atheist – Jupiter

November 16th, 2010

Atheist
Jupiter
Seasons Of Mist
08 November 2010

by Tom Dare

Once one of the all-time greats of technical death metal – a pioneer for adding jazzy progression to the style – Atheist returned to the studio following an absence of over a decade and a half to record a new album, Jupiter. But after so many years, and so much evolution in extreme metal in the intervening years, the risk looms large that they may have been left behind.

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