Death Angel: “The Bay Calls for Blood – Live in San Francisco” Review by Jamie Lee!

Death Angel: “The Bay Calls for Blood – Live in San Francisco” Review by Jamie Lee!

Support: Death Angel may have found itself in the outer orbit of the Big 4 of thrash, but their body of work and their influence far exceed their stature. They may have been even bigger had a tour bus crash in 1990 not disrupted their momentum. While less recognized than Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax, they are responsible for a slew of notable contributions, and a live show that bristles with energy. That live show has now been captured on The Bay Calls for Blood – Live in San Francisco, a hometown party where they pull out most of the stops. Riding the wave created by their 2013 release The Dream Calls for Blood, these 10 tracks pull heavily from the album, which isn’t surprising. “Left for Dead” and the title track provide jolts of modern thrash that underscore the relevance of Death Angel‘s return in recent years. More importantly, when performed in a set alongside the classic “Bored” from 1988’s Frolic through the Park, it becomes apparent how ahead of their time they were compositionally in their formative years. Their sound is tight, at times explosive, and as a live album, it pulses with a feral energy that few performance recordings actually convey. But despite the power of their newer material, and their polished execution on each track, it is hard not to lament the lack of classics in this setlist, given that “Bored” is the only track from their catalogue that pre-dates 2008. If the release of The Bay Calls for Blood – Live in San Francisco isn’t enough for the metal masses, Death Angel have released A...
July 24th, 2015 Metal Releases!

July 24th, 2015 Metal Releases!

Support: SkullsNBones keeps you up to date with the latest metal releases every week! Check out the list below and pick up these albums today! Support Thy Metal! Atheist – Unquestionable Presence CD/DVD Re-Release (Season Of Mist) Bittered – Hubris Aggression (Lost Apparitions) Black Space Riders – Refugeeum (Black Space / Cargo) Blasphemic Cruelty – Crucible Of The Infernum EP (Hells Headbangers) Bult – Traitors (Inverse) The Bunny The Bear – A Liar Wrote This (Victory) Conquer Divide – Conquer Divide (Artery) Darktribe – The Modern Age (Scarlet) Death Angel – A Thrashumentary DVD (Nuclear Blast) Deathrite – Revelation Of Chaos (Prosthetic) Destruktor – Opprobrium (Hells Headbangers) Doctor Doom – This Seed We Have Sown (Ripple / STB) Goat Torment – Sermons To Death (Armor Fati) Gus G – Brand New Revolution (Century Media) Hope Drone – Cloak Of Ash (Relapse) Indesinence – III (Profound Lore) Joe Satriani – Shockwave Supernova (Sony) Kronos – Arisen New Era (Unique Leader) Lamb Of God – VII: Sturm und Drang (Epic) Locrian – Infinite Dissolution (Relapse) Northlane – Node (Rise) One Master – Reclusive Blasphemy (Eternal Death) Orpheus Omega – Partum Vita Mortem (Kolony) Prowler – From The Shadows (Slaney) Red Line Chemistry – Chemical High & Hand Grenade (Pavement) Sacri Monti – Sacri Monti (Tee Pee) Sadistic Ritual – Edge Of The Knife EP (Unspeakable Axe) The Sickening – Sickness Unfold (Xtreem) Sonick Plague – Sonick Plague (Pavement) Sons Of Huns – While Sleeping Stay Awake (Riding Easy) Symphony X – Underworld (Nuclear Blast) Tormenter – Prophetic Deceiver (Static Tension) Trapped Within Burning Machinery – The Filth Element (Midnite Collective) Wearing...
Death Angel Releases “Execution Don’t Save Me” From “The Bay Calls for Blood” Live Album!

Death Angel Releases “Execution Don’t Save Me” From “The Bay Calls for Blood” Live Album!

Support: The legendary Death Angel recently announced that their long awaited DVD, “a thrashumentary“, would be hitting stores on July 24th via Nuclear Blast Records. That’s not all! The release will also include a full live album entitled “The Bay Calls for Blood” too! Here’s what Mark Osegueda had to say on the upcoming DVD: “It is with great excitement that I finally get to share this DEATH ANGEL news.a thrashumentary is finally complete and ready for release this summer! The film tells the story of DEATH ANGEL from our inception to the present day. With many guest appearances by some of our peers, and contemporaries who happen to be some of the most respected players in the genre. It covers the highs, lows and highs again of the band and the thrash metal movement. A must have for any metal fan! The even better news is a thrashumentary will be accompanied by an official live album called The Bay Calls for Blood, which was recorded in our hometown of San Francisco! We are so proud of this recording and performance that we decided to release it as a live DEATH ANGEL record! Did I say record? Damn right I did! Because it will also be available separately on limited edition vinyl for all the true metal fans! Bleed for it!!!” By the sound of the “Fallen” live single we heard last week, “The Bay Calls for Blood” is going to RIP! Today we have even more proof that it will! The thrash icons have unleashed the “Execution Don’t Save Me” single from the live album, and it sounds...
Death Angel Releases “Fallen” From “The Bay Calls for Blood” Live Album!

Death Angel Releases “Fallen” From “The Bay Calls for Blood” Live Album!

Support: The legendary Death Angel recently announced that their long awaited DVD, “a thrashumentary“, would be hitting stores on July 24th via Nuclear Blast Records. That’s not all! The release will also include a full live album entitled “The Bay Calls for Blood” too! Here’s what Mark Osegueda had to say on the upcoming DVD: “It is with great excitement that I finally get to share this DEATH ANGEL news.a thrashumentary is finally complete and ready for release this summer! The film tells the story of DEATH ANGEL from our inception to the present day. With many guest appearances by some of our peers, and contemporaries who happen to be some of the most respected players in the genre. It covers the highs, lows and highs again of the band and the thrash metal movement. A must have for any metal fan! The even better news is a thrashumentary will be accompanied by an official live album called The Bay Calls for Blood, which was recorded in our hometown of San Francisco! We are so proud of this recording and performance that we decided to release it as a live DEATH ANGEL record! Did I say record? Damn right I did! Because it will also be available separately on limited edition vinyl for all the true metal fans! Bleed for it!!!” As much as I love live albums, the sound quality seems to always be an issue. It’s either really good, or really shitty, but by the sound of “Fallen” below, “The Bay Calls for Blood,” this live record is going to RIP! Blast the live track below, and...
Death Angel Releases The First Trailer For Their “A Thrashumentary” DVD!

Death Angel Releases The First Trailer For Their “A Thrashumentary” DVD!

Support: The legendary Death Angel recently announced that their long awaited DVD, “a thrashumentary“, would be hitting stores on July 24th via Nuclear Blast Records. That’s not all! The release will also include a full live album entitled “The Bay Calls for Blood” too! Here’s what Mark Osegueda had to say on the upcoming DVD: “It is with great excitement that I finally get to share this DEATH ANGEL news.a thrashumentary is finally complete and ready for release this summer! The film tells the story of DEATH ANGEL from our inception to the present day. With many guest appearances by some of our peers, and contemporaries who happen to be some of the most respected players in the genre. It covers the highs, lows and highs again of the band and the thrash metal movement. A must have for any metal fan! The even better news is a thrashumentary will be accompanied by an official live album called The Bay Calls for Blood, which was recorded in our hometown of San Francisco! We are so proud of this recording and performance that we decided to release it as a live DEATH ANGEL record! Did I say record? Damn right I did! Because it will also be available separately on limited edition vinyl for all the true metal fans! Bleed for it!!!” Today Death Angel has unveiled the first trailer for the DVD, and you can view it below! It’s a brief glimpse into what looks like an amazing story told by the legends, and it looks killer! Pre-order your copy now! “a thrashumentary” DVD Chapter List: 01. Start 02....
Death Angel To Release “a thrashumentary” DVD In July!

Death Angel To Release “a thrashumentary” DVD In July!

Support: This is the news that all Death Angel fans have been waiting for! The legendary thrashers have revealed that they will finally be releasing the “a thrashumentary” DVD on July 24th via Nuclear Blast Records! That’s not all! The release will also include a full live album entitled “The Bay Calls for Blood” too! BADASS!!! Here’s what Mark Osegueda had to say on the upcoming DVD: “It is with great excitement that I finally get to share this DEATH ANGEL news.a thrashumentary is finally complete and ready for release this summer! The film tells the story of DEATH ANGEL from our inception to the present day. With many guest appearances by some of our peers, and contemporaries who happen to be some of the most respected players in the genre. It covers the highs, lows and highs again of the band and the thrash metal movement. A must have for any metal fan! The even better news is a thrashumentary will be accompanied by an official live album called The Bay Calls for Blood, which was recorded in our hometown of San Francisco! We are so proud of this recording and performance that we decided to release it as a live DEATH ANGEL record! Did I say record? Damn right I did! Because it will also be available separately on limited edition vinyl for all the true metal fans! Bleed for it!!!” Death Angel has been thrashing apart the scene since the early 80’s, and by the sounds of “Relentless Retribution” and “The Dream Calls for Blood” in the past few years, they show no sign of slowing...
Cavalera Conspiracy Announces The “Pandemonium” United States Tour!

Cavalera Conspiracy Announces The “Pandemonium” United States Tour!

Support: Cavalera Conspiracy released their heaviest record yet with “Pandemonium” last year, and now it’s finally time to bring that new material across the States! Cavalera Conspiracy has just announced the “Pandemonium United States Tour” with support coming from Death Angel, Corrosion Of Conformity (Blind) and Lody Kong! My ticket is already bought to see the Cavalera brothers, but to have these three bands in support is just UNREAL! The lineup is going to crush every town they comes across! Check out the dates below, and SEE YOU IN THE PIT! 04/10 El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls 04/11 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live 04/12 Austin, TX – Empire Control Room & Garage (‘Texas Independence Fest‘) 04/13 Houston, TX – Scout Bar 04/15 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre 04/16 Amityville, NY – Revolution 04/17 Worcester, MA – Palladium (‘New England Metal And Hardcore Festival‘) 04/19 New York, NY – Marlin Room @ Webster Hall 04/20 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Sound Stage 04/21 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom 04/22 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot 04/23 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall 04/24 Joliet, IL – Mojoes (no Corrosion Of Confomity Blind) (feat. King Hitter) 04/25 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave (no Corrosion Of Confomity Blind) (feat. King Hitter) 04/27 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue 04/28 Lawrence, KS – Granada 04/29 Denver, CO – The Summit Music Hall 05/01 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven 05/02 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre 05/03 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom 05/04 West Hollywood, CA – House Of Blues 05/05 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre Support: Have you seen these yet? Cavalera Conspiracy:...
Watch The “Metal Allegiance” Cover Metallica, Iron Maiden, Pantera, AC/DC And More Aboard The 2015 Shiprocked Cruise!

Watch The “Metal Allegiance” Cover Metallica, Iron Maiden, Pantera, AC/DC And More Aboard The 2015 Shiprocked Cruise!

Support: The Metal Allegiance took the stage last month in California, and what a show it was! Legends from Anthrax, Testament, Exodus, Megadeth and more graced the stage to cover a ton of classics from Metallica, Iron Maiden, Pantera and more, and as you saw from our footage, it was absolutely awesome! The “group’s” next stop was this past weekend aboard the 2015 Shiprocked Cruise, and we have footage of that performance now for you today! Not only did the Metal Allegiance perform with their incredible lineup, but they brought in Cristina Scabbia and others, to make it even more special! Check out the lineup and fan videos below! 2015 Shiprocked Metal Allegiance lineup: Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Frank Bello (ANTHRAX), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Cristina Scabbia (LACUNA COIL), Gary Holt (SLAYER, EXODUS), Chris Broderick (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mark Osegueda (DEATH ANGEL), Troy Sanders (MASTODON), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS), Joey Belladonna (ANTHRAX) and Rex Brown (KILL DEVIL HILL, PANTERA, DOWN) <—–WHAT A LINEUP! Support: Have you seen these yet? Members Of Mastodon, Exodus, Pantera, Testament, Anthrax And More Jam Together At The Metal Allegiance! David Ellefson, Mike Portnoy, And Alex Skolnick Will Release A Metal Allegiance Album! Chuck Billy, Alex Skolnick, David Ellefson And More Are Featured On The First “Metal Allegiance” Single! The First Studio Webisode For “Metal Allegiance” Features Randy Blythe, Gary Holt And More! Phil Anselmo, Alex Skolnick, Mark Menghi And Mike Portnoy Are On The New “Metal Allegiance”...
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