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Hate Eternal is a Death Metal band from Florida, United States. They were formed in 1997, while founder/frontman Erik Rutan was touring and recording as guitarist for death metal legends, Morbid Angel. Rutan has been the band's sole constant member. The group's original line-up included bassist and co-vocalist Jared Anderson, drummer Tim Yeung, and guitarist Doug Cerrito of the band Suffocation. The band have released six full-length studio albums and one live album to date, the most recent being 2015's Infernus. Read more on

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Album: Hate Eternal – Phoenix Amongst The Ashes

May 16th, 2011

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Hate Eternal
Phoenix Amongst The Ashes
Metal Blade
10 May 2011

by Tom Dare

It’s one thing to detune your guitars into oblivion for the entire running time of an album, but it’s rather another to do it just by writing horrifically nasty songs. Album number five from Hate Eternal is a prime example of just how Erik Rutan’s evil genius in this regard is far more effective at flaying the skin from your face than the easier alternative. [Read more →]

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