Concert Reviews

Review: Morbid Angel at Bluebird, 11/22/13

MORBID ANGEL at BLUEBIRD THEATER | 11/22/13 Although this tour was dedicated to Morbid Angel playing its landmark third album Covenant in its entirety, the guys treated us to at least one song from each of its full-length releases. Before the band took stage, the lights went low and the spooky sounds that filled the room sounded like some sort of beast from the netherworld wandering around in a cave looking for prey. When the quartet strolled into place, the band went straight into Covenant with the opening track, "Rapture."

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.