Considered Dead

Considered Dead is the debut full-length album by Canadian death metal band Gorguts. The album was released on October 8, 1991 through Roadrunner Records, with whom the band signed a deal following the release of their 1991 demo '...And Then Comes Lividity.' The album features guest vocals by Chris Barnes of Cannibal Corpse on three tracks, as well as a guest guitar solo by James Murphy, who has played with Death, Obituary, and Testament. The following year, the band took part in the "Blood, Guts and Gore" U.S. tour along with Cannibal Corpse and Atheist.[2]

Considered Dead
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 8, 1991
StudioMorrisound Studios, Tampa, Florida
GenreDeath metal
LabelRoadrunner Records
ProducerScott Burns
Gorguts chronology
...And Then Comes Lividity
Considered Dead
The Erosion of Sanity
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Considered Dead was later remastered, reissued and paired with its successor, The Erosion of Sanity, as part of Roadrunner's Two from the Vault series, in 2004. It was reissued alone in 2006 with two demo tracks.

Track listingEdit

1."...And Then Comes Lividity" (Instrumental)0:44
2."Stiff and Cold"4:25
4."Considered Dead"3:34
5."Rottenatomy" (Guest vocals by Chris Barnes)4:46
6."Bodily Corrupted" (Guest vocals by Chris Barnes)3:42
7."Waste of Mortality" (Instrumental)4:38
8."Drifting Remains"3:44
9."Hematological Allergy" (Guest vocals by Chris Barnes)4:11
10."Inoculated Life" (Guest guitar solo by James Murphy)3:52
Total length:38:51

2006 reissueEdit

11."Considered Dead" (demo bonus track)3:36
12."Rottenatomy" (demo bonus track)4:47


  • Luc Lemay – acoustic guitar, vocals, design, concept
  • Sylvain Marcoux – lead guitar
  • Eric Giguere – bass guitar
  • Stephane Provencher – drums
  • Chris Barnes – guest vocals on "Bodily Corrupted", "Rottenatomy" and "Hematological Allergy"
  • James Murphy – guest solo in "Inoculated Life"


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Considered Dead review". Allmusic. Retrieved December 13, 2010.
  2. ^ "Interview with Stephan Provencher, Gorguts". Tough Riffs
    . Retrieved August 27, 2016.