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Release date: 23 April 1987
Style: Bay Area thrash metal

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8.7 | 218 votes

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Disc I
01. Thrashers
02. Evil Priest
03. Voracious Souls
04. Kill As One
05. The Ultra-Violence
06. Mistress Of Pain
07. Final Death
08. I.P.F.S.

Disc II [Artifacts and Archives re-issue bonus]
01. No Time for Love [Heavy Metal Insanity 1983 demo version]
02. The Hunted [Heavy Metal Insanity 1983 demo version]
03. Intruder [Heavy Metal Insanity 1983 demo version]
04. Barren Lands [Heavy Metal Insanity 1983 demo version]
05. Thrashers [Kill As One 1985 demo version]
06. Kill As One [Kill As One 1985 demo version]
07. The Ultra-Violence [Kill As One 1985 demo version]

Top 20 albums of 1987: 14

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Additional info
Mark Osegueda - Vocals
Rob Cavestany - Guitar
Gus Pepa - Guitar
Dennis Pepa - Bass, Vocals
Andy Galeon - Drums

Dennis Pepa does vocals on "Thrashers".

Two re-issues of this album had either the "Kill As One" demo as bonus or the "Heavy Metal Insanity" demo as bonus.

Guest review by
s7mon

Rating:
9.5
I think I'm not the only one to believe that Death Angel never quite got the credit they deserve. And I don't even mean the commercial success of Megadeth or Anthrax, but at least the respect that metalheads show to the likes of Testament or Overkill. And I think that these Bay Area thrashers have the right to feel harmed by the metal community, as they have done everything to become a highly recognized metal band, including starting off with a phenomenal debut album.

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published 09.04.2012 | Comments (2)

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Novas - 26.02.2010 at 03:31  
Rating: 9 Death Angel's best album was their debut, but changed their thrashy sound afterwards. This album would sound great if re-recorded. They should come back to their original sound & deffinitely bring out some more releases too.
Dangerboner - 29.03.2010 at 11:27  
Rating: 10 Yep, definitely their best. Mistress of Pain is my favorite
Metalex - 22.06.2012 at 00:08  
  DEATH ANGEL RULES! CHEERS!
megadeath13 - 23.12.2012 at 10:27  
  Excellent debut from a underrated Bay Area thrash band. Thrashers, Voracious Souls and Kill as one just rule.
NA3Z - 02.01.2013 at 07:30  
Rating: 9
musicalkaratekid - 20.01.2014 at 23:04  
Rating: 9 Ace album. Perhaps their best. The title track is brilliantly written and "Voracious souls" and "Thrashers" are two clear cut examples of how to do thrash the best way possible.
Himedal - 23.02.2014 at 21:19  
Rating: 10 Holly fucking shit. this is fucking awesome. ouch...my neck!
deadone - 05.05.2014 at 04:05  
Rating: 8 This is how Thrash is meant to be done - raw, visceral and packing a punch big enough to floor a heavy weight boxer.
Lit. - 05.05.2014 at 06:56  
  I think the only song I ever enjoyed off this album was the title track. DA is another example of a band whose later stuff shits over the older.
Charly546 - 05.05.2014 at 14:43  
  It's a nice and fun thrash album, but unfortunately there isn't anything really special here. Worth a listen every once in a while though.

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