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Collectors information & Description: 

This album "DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends" includes the original custom made inner sleeve (OIS) with album production details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos

DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends album cover photo
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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Album Fact Sheet: DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends
Music Genre: Crossover Thrash Metal 
Album Production information:

Produced by Randy Burns and Dark Angel.

Randy Burns is an American Music producer, Sound Engineer, and sound mixer. Responsible for the recorded sound of many Heavy Metal bands during the 1980s. Bands he has worked with include: 3rd Stage Alert, Agent Steel, Aversion, Bitter End, Chris Poland, Crumbsuckers, Dark Age, Dark Angel, DBC, Dead End, Death, Excel, Helstar, Kreator, Leatherwolf, Lizzy Borden, Ludichrist, Megadeth, Morgoth, Mortal Sin, Nuclear Assault, Possessed, Suicidal Tendencies, Uncle Sam, Zoetrope.

Steve Sinclair - Executive Producer

Steve Sinclair, In the 1980s Steve Sinclair has been a successful producer for Heavy Metal bands. As an A&R Manager for Combat Records and Mechanic Records he produced many talented Heavy Metal and Punk bands. These bands include: Death, Crumbsuckers, Agent Steel, Nuclear Assault, Zoetrope, Ludichrist, Possessed, Dream Theater, Voivod, Vio-Lence, Abattoir, Dark Age, D.B.C., Dark Angel, Helstar

Casey McMackin - Sound Engineer

Casey McMackin - Sound Engineer, Producer, Musicians has been responsible for the sound and production of a couple of albums during the 1980s.

Ed Repka - Album artwork

Edward J. Repka aka Ed Repka - a very successful album cover artist who has drawn album covers for dozens of Heavy Metal bans most notable for bands like: Death, Defiance, Megadeth, "Suicide Angels" and many others.

Mark Weinberg - Album Artwork

Mark Weinberg (Graphics Artist) during the 1980s he has been working for a dozen of heavy metal bands to work on art direction, design and typography.

Ron Contenza - Photographer
Sean Rodgers - Album cover

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: Under One Flag FLAG 6 / Combat Records /Take Out Music
Record Format12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1986 Made in UK

High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends"

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Album Back Cover  Photo of "DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends"

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Inner Sleeve   of "DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends" Album

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Photo of "DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends" Album's Inner Sleeve  

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Photo of "DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends" 12" LP Record - Side One:

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Photo of "DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends" 12" LP Record - Side Two:

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Note: the above pictures are photos of the actual album and allow you to judge the quality of cover. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. The quality of these images has been reduced in order to preserve network bandwidth, high quality images of these scans can be made available on request

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Jim Durkin - Guitars
  • Gene Hoglan - Drums
  • Eric Meyer - Guitars
  • Don Doty - Vocals
  • Rob Yahn - Bass

Donald Doty, James Durkin, Robert Yahn, Mike Andrade all four performed in the American Thrash Metal band "Shellshock". In 1983 "Shellshock" was forced to change their name and renamed themselves into "Dark Angel".

Eric Meyer - Guitars, Producer. Guitarist with the American Crossover Metal band "Dark Angel" from 1983 until 1992, inbetween he was music producer for bands like Bloodlust and "Recipients of Death":


Complete Track-listing of the album "DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends"

The detailed tracklist of this record "DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Darkness Descends
  2. The Burning of Sodom
  3. Hunger of the Undead
  4. Merciless Death
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Death is Certain (Life is Not)
  2. Black Prophecies
  3. Perish in Flames

Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

Vinyl: Near Mint (NM or M-) - A nearly perfect record. A NM- record has more than likely never been played, and the vinyl looks perfectly, with no visible imperfections.

Cover: Very Good Plus (VG+) - LP cover will have slight signs of wear. In general, if not for a couple of minor things wrong with it, this would be Near Mint.

Interactive Concept Map of DARK ANGEL Darkness Descends

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