Upon its release, the album received top reviews from heavy metal magazines such as Rock Hard, Kerrang! and Metal Forces. 'Arise' is considered Sepultura's finest hour among longtime fans.
While the music on Arise was mostly in the same death/thrash style as their previous album, Beneath the Remains, it was clear that the Sepultura sound was acquiring an experimental edge.
Dead Embryonic Cells
Under Siege (Regnum Irae)