The Ultra-Violence

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The Ultra-Violence
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Studio album by Death Angel
Released 23 April 1987
Recorded Banquet Sound Studios, Santa Rosa, California, June 15-17, 1986
Genre Speed metal, Thrash metal
Length 45:20
Label Restless/Enigma
Producer Death Angel & Davy Vain
Death Angel chronology
Kill As One
(1986)Kill As One1986
The Ultra-Violence
(1987)
Frolic through the Park
(1988)Frolic through the Park1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Kerrang! 4.5/5 stars [2]

The Ultra-Violence is the debut studio album by the Bay Area thrash band Death Angel, released in 1987.[3] The album was recorded while all members were under 20, with drummer Andy Galeon just 14 years old. A snippet of the title track "The Ultra Violence" can be heard on a Carl's Jr. commercial for their Jalapeño Turkey Burger.

The title could be a reference to Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and arranged by Rob Cavestany, except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Thrashers" Cavestany, Dennis Pepa 7:12
2. "Evil Priest" Cavestany, Osegueda 4:54
3. "Voracious Souls" Cavestany, Osegueda 5:39
4. "Kill as One"   5:00
5. "The Ultra-Violence" (instrumental) Cavestany, Pepa 10:33
6. "Mistress of Pain"   4:04
7. "Final Death"   6:04
8. "I.P.F.S."   1:56
  • Mark Osegueda claimed in a 2003 interview that "I.P.F.S." stood for "Intense Puke Feeling Syndrome," but it is unclear if this was meant to be taken seriously.[4]

Credits[edit]

  • Mark Osegueda - Vocals
  • Rob Cavestany - Guitars, Backing Vocals
  • Gus Pepa - Guitars
  • Dennis Pepa - Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Andy Galeon - Drums
  • Arnie Tan - Percussion

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Death Angel Ultra-Violence review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  2. ^ Johnson, Howard (28 May 1987). "Ultra-Might". Kerrang!. 147. London, UK: Spotlight Publications ltd. p. 12. 
  3. ^ "Death Angel - The Ultra-Violence". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  4. ^ Patarashov, Felix (29 April 2003). "Death Angel Cильнее, чем когда-либо" (in Russian). Russian Darkside webzine. Retrieved 2011-09-19.