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Release date: 1 May 1989
Style: Bay Area thrash metal


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01. The Death Of Innocence
02. Never To Rise Again
03. No One Answers
04. Cauterization
05. Immigrant Song [Led Zeppelin cover]
06. Older Than Time Itself
07. Worms
08. The Promise Of Agony
09. Leave Scars
10. The Death of Innocence [live] [2008 re-release bonus bonus]
11. No One Answers [live] [2008 re-release bonus bonus]
12. Leave Scars [live] [2008 re-release bonus bonus]
13. Never to Rise Again [live] [2008 re-release bonus bonus]

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Ron Rinehart - Vocals
Mike Gonzalez - Bass & Backing Vocals
Eric Meyer - Rhythm and Lead Guitars & Backing Vocals
Jim Durkin - Rhythm and Lead Guitars, Violin Bow, Assorted Instruments & Backing Vocals
Gene Hoglan - Drums, Rhythm Guitar, Assorted Instruments & Backing Vocals

Additional info
Recorded and mixed at Space Station Studios, Hollywood, CA., from May to July, 1988
Mastered at Bernie Grundman Studios
Produced by Michael Monarch & Dark Angel
Engineered by Michael Monarch, Earl West & Paul Gordon
Executive Production by Paul Shenker
Dark Angel logo art by Edward Repka
Cover photo by Chip Simons
Dark Angel photo by Ed Colver
Art Direction by David Bett
Design by Patricia Lie

All music by Hoglan & Durkin
All lyrics by Hoglan, except 'Never to Rise Again' by Durkin & Rinehart
'Immigrant Song' by Jimmy Page & Robert Plant
All songs published by High-Speed Death Music Einstein Music ASCAP
except 'Immigrant Song', published by Superhype Publishing Co. ASCAP

Guest review by

Can I call this album Darkness Descends: Chapter II? On the one hand yes, on the other not. Leave Scars does come as aggressively as its predecessor, but it is definitely a more mature album. Speaking about it as Dark Angel's third record, I would say it's a step forward, but speaking about it as a Thrash Metal album in late eighties, I would say it still lacks a lot: production and the originality of the music generally speaking for instance, although those two did become better.

published 04.09.2008 | Comments (2)

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Illog1cal - 22.03.2013 at 04:12  
  After listening to this again I realise that it is actually better than I initially thought it was.

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