The Ultra-Violence

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The Ultra-Violence
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Studio album by Death Angel
Released 23 April 1987
Recorded June 15-17, 1986
Studio Banquet Sound Studios, Santa Rosa, California
Genre 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
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal7/10[2]
Kerrang!4.5/5 stars[3]

The Ultra-Violence is the debut studio album by the Bay Area thrash band Death Angel, released in 1987.[4] 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 movie A Clockwork Orange.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Rob Cavestany, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Thrashers"Cavestany, Dennis Pepa7:12
2."Evil Priest"Cavestany, Osegueda4:54
3."Voracious Souls"Cavestany, Osegueda5:39
4."Kill as One" 5:00
5."The Ultra-Violence" (instrumental)Cavestany, D. Pepa10:33
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.[5]

Personnel[edit]

Death Angel
  • Mark Osegueda - vocals
  • Rob Cavestany - guitars, backing vocals, mixing
  • Gus Pepa - guitars
  • Dennis Pepa - bass, backing vocals
  • Andy Galeon - drums, mixing
Additional musicians
  • Arnie Tan - percussion
Production
  • Davy Vain - producer
  • Dennis Hulett, Warren Dennis - engineers
  • Ron Goudie - mixing at George Tobin Studios, Hollywood, California

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Death Angel Ultra-Violence review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (November 1, 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5.
  3. ^ Johnson, Howard (28 May 1987). "Ultra-Might". Kerrang!. No. 147. London, UK: Spotlight Publications ltd. p. 12.
  4. ^ "Death Angel - The Ultra-Violence". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
  5. ^ Patarashov, Felix (29 April 2003). "Death Angel Cильнее, чем когда-либо" (in Russian). Russian Darkside webzine. Retrieved 2011-09-19.