Morbid Angel were founded in 1984 by guitarist Trey Azagthoth, Basser Dallas Ward and drummer Mike Browning as Heretic, but designated by in Morbid Angel. "Abominations Of Desolation" was to appear in 1986, but was not realized. In 1989, "Altars Of Madness" was published, played alongside Trey David Vincent (vocals & bass), Richard Brunelle (guitar) and Pete Sandoval (drums). The album avanchierte as the successor "Blessed Are The Sick" become a classic, and set new standards in the Death Metal. This performance was also reflected in the success and brought Morbid Angel in the top league of subgenres. In the same year appeared "Abominatons Of Desolation". Richard Prior had already dropped out of the band, therefore was "Convenant" recorded with only one guitarist. After allowing Erik Rutan committed as second guitarist, released in 1995 "Domination". After David had to leave the band. For him, Steve Tucker was taken, who made his debut on "Formulas Fatal To The Flesh" on which Erik was no longer there. However, to want the quality of the songs on the album was poor. As a result, co-wrote "Gateways To Annihilation" Steve and Erik was back in the band. Shortly after Steve left the troupe, but rose against "Heretic" again. He then returned the tape back, but David was there again. After being occupied by Destructhor the second guitar, published one "Illud Divinum Insanus", on the addition Pete was replaced by Tim Yeung. However, the album was a flop. Recently, the Americans ensured the headlines when it was published, Tim and David had left the band, which the latter but did not know about. He had to last and putting up his post for Steve rooms who returned. Almost simultaneously gave Destructhor announced that he was leaving the band.