DEATH ( Death metal , USA ) Vinyl Discography & ALbum Cover Gallery

Death was an American death metal band from Orlando, Florida. The band was originally called "Mantas" and founded in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner, Rick Rozz and Kam Lee. In 1984 the band changed the from "Mantas" into "Death".

This is the 1980s discography of the Death Metal band: Death with photos of the original Death Thrash metal band members: Chuck Schuldiner, Rick Rozz, Bill Andrews, Terry Butler


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Death Band Description:

 Death is widely considered to be one of the most influential bands in the history of heavy metal music. Founded by Chuck Schuldiner in 1983, the band's intense sound and progressive approach to songwriting helped to define the death metal genre, paving the way for countless other bands to follow in their footsteps.

 At the heart of Death's music was Chuck Schuldiner's singular vision. He was the band's founder, primary songwriter, and guitarist, and he was known for his uncompromising commitment to creating the most extreme and challenging music possible. Schuldiner's playing was characterized by lightning-fast riffs, intricate melodies, and technical virtuosity, and his lyrics explored themes of death, philosophy, and spirituality.

 The early years of Death were marked by a series of lineup changes and stylistic experiments, but the band began to solidify its sound with the release of their third album, "Spiritual Healing," in 1990. The album showcased Death's signature blend of brutal aggression and progressive songwriting, and it helped to establish them as one of the most innovative and forward-thinking bands in the metal scene.

 Over the next several years, Death continued to push the boundaries of the death metal genre with a series of landmark albums. "Human," released in 1991, is widely considered to be one of the greatest death metal albums of all time, thanks to its complex song structures, technical proficiency, and philosophical lyrics. "Individual Thought Patterns" (1993) and "Symbolic" (1995) further cemented Death's reputation as one of the most important and innovative bands in the metal world.

 Tragically, Schuldiner was diagnosed with brain cancer in 1999, and he passed away in 2001 at the age of 34. His death was a devastating blow to the metal community, and it marked the end of an era for Death and for heavy metal as a whole. However, Schuldiner's influence lives on, and his legacy as a pioneering musician and fearless innovator continues to inspire generations of metal fans and musicians.

Index of DEATH ( Band ) Vinyl Discography ( 1988 - 1990 )

Death Band Vinyl Albums Discography:
DEATH - Leprosy 12" LP
Leprosy 12" LP

Combat / Under One Flag FLAG 24 , 1988 , England

"DEATH's 'Leprosy' is a seminal 1988 Death Metal masterpiece, showcased on a 12" Vinyl LP Album with Chuck Schuldiner's influential vocals and guitar work. As the band's second full-length release, 'Leprosy' solidifies DEATH's impact on the genre, featuring intense compositions that define the era. A landmark album, it remains a crucial piece of Death Metal history, showcasing Schuldiner's exceptional musical vision."

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DEATH - Scream, Bloody Gore ( UK ) 12" LP
Scream, Bloody Gore ( UK ) 12" LP


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"Unearth the sonic abyss with Death's 'Scream Bloody Gore' on 12" Vinyl. Chuck Schuldiner's death metal masterpiece, released in 1987, remains iconic. The vinyl format enriches the experience, blending visceral cover art, a tracklist of relentless musical carnage, and Schuldiner's profound legacy. A collector's item, this original pressing transcends nostalgia, offering a tangible connection to the birth of death metal and the visionary mind behind its inception."

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DEATH - Scream, Bloody Gore ( Canada ) 12" LP
Scream, Bloody Gore ( Canada ) 12" LP


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Cobra CL 1030 / Maze Music , 1987 , Canada

DEATH - Scream, Bloody Gore ( USA ) 12" LP
Scream, Bloody Gore ( USA ) 12" LP


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Under One Flag FLAG 12 , 1987 , USA

DEATH - Spiritual Healing 12" LP
Spiritual Healing 12" LP

Under One Flag FLAG 38 , 1990 , England

Death's 1990 vinyl LP "Spiritual Healing" is a classic of the death metal genre, showcasing technical prowess, philosophical themes, and critical acclaim. The album's intricate musicianship and innovative approach to songwriting have cemented Death's legacy in the world of heavy metal music.

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