Altar is a Dutch death metal band that was formed in 1990 and consists of Marcel Verdurmen (guitar), Richard Ludwig (guitar), Michel Coppens (vocals), Andre Hemel (bass) and Frank Schilperoort (drums). The band started in the early 1990s under various names, including Manticore and Anubis, in the town of Hardenberg. Eventually they settled on Altar. In 1992, they signed with Displeased Records. They rose to fame in 1994 with their breakthrough debut album, Youth Against Christ, which produced several singles such as "Throne of Fire", "Jesus Is Dead", "Divorced from God", "Hypochristianity" and "Forced Imprudence". And now, you may download this album by Altar in mp3 from our site. The band's following album, Ego Art, was released in 1996. It also yielded several singles, "Ego Art", "C.C.C", "Truly Untrue" and "Pathetic Priest". Their third album, Provoke, was released in 1998.