|To Hell with God|
|Studio album by|
|Released||February 21, 2011|
|Recorded||2009–2010 at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida|
|Chronicles of Chaos||7.5/10|
To Hell with God is the tenth studio album by American death metal band Deicide. The follow-up to Till Death Do Us Part (2008), it was originally intended to be released in 2009before being pushed back to a 2010 release, and was finally released on February 21, 2011, through Century Media Records. It is the last Deicide album to feature guitarist Ralph Santolla, and the first not to be produced by drummer Steve Asheim since Scars of the Crucifix (2004); instead To Hell with God was produced by Mark Lewis. A claymation video for "Conviction" was released through Century Media's YouTube channel on February 27, 2012.
|1.||"To Hell with God"||4:21|
|2.||"Save Your" (Asheim, Benton, Jack Owen)||3:32|
|3.||"Witness of Death"||3:05|
|4.||"Conviction" (Benton, Owen)||3:15|
|5.||"Empowered by Blasphemy"||3:16|
|6.||"Angels of Hell" (Asheim, Benton, Owen)||3:12|
|7.||"Hang in Agony Until You're Dead"||3:59|
|8.||"Servant of the Enemy"||3:17|
|9.||"Into the Darkness You Go" (Benton, Owen)||3:32|
|10.||"How Can You Call Yourself a God"||4:15|
|Belgian Heatseekers Albums (Ultratop Flanders)||18|
|Belgian Heatseekers Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)||3|
|French Albums (SNEP)||200|
|UK Rock & Metal Albums (OCC)||32|
|US Independent Albums ( Billboard )||45|
|US Hard Rock Albums ( Billboard )||23|
|US Heatseekers Albums ( Billboard )||10|
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