DARK ANGEL - Live Scars FOC 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Live Scars" is a live album by the Thrash metal band Dark Angel, which was released in 1990. it was recorded at the Country Club live in Reseda, California on 22 April 22 1989.,, capturing the band's intense and chaotic energy during their 1989 tour.

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Album Description:

Dark Angel's "Live Scars" is a definitive live album that encapsulates the raw power and unrelenting energy of one of the most influential thrash metal bands of the late 1980s. Released in 1990, the album showcases Dark Angel's blistering performance at the Country Club in Reseda, California on 22 April 1989. With its intense and chaotic atmosphere, "Live Scars" stands as a testament to the band's prowess on stage and their ability to captivate audiences.

The recording captures Dark Angel at the peak of their career, delivering a furious and adrenaline-fueled setlist that leaves no room for compromise. The band members, consisting of Ron Rinehart on vocals, Eric Meyer on guitars, Brett Eriksen on guitars, and Mike Gonzalez on bass, demonstrate their exceptional musicianship and tight chemistry throughout the performance. Each member brings their unique style and skill to the forefront, contributing to the band's signature sound.

Ron Rinehart's powerful vocals command attention, seamlessly transitioning between aggressive snarls and melodic passages. His dynamic range and commanding stage presence perfectly complement Dark Angel's ferocious instrumental assault. Eric Meyer and Brett Eriksen's guitar work is a masterclass in thrash metal riffing, featuring lightning-fast solos, intricate melodies, and crushing rhythms that ignite the crowd's enthusiasm. Mike Gonzalez's bass lines provide a solid foundation, adding depth and groove to Dark Angel's relentless sonic assault.

"Live Scars" captures Dark Angel's concert experience with exceptional clarity, allowing listeners to feel as if they are right in the middle of the crowd, immersed in the band's intense performance. From the opening notes to the final crescendo, the album maintains an unrelenting pace, delivering one thrash metal anthem after another. Tracks such as "The Burning of Sodom", "Death Is Certain (Life Is Not)", and "Perish in Flames" showcase Dark Angel's ability to combine aggression, technicality, and memorable songwriting into a cohesive and exhilarating sonic experience.

The live album also serves as a testament to Dark Angel's influence on the thrash metal genre. Their unique blend of speed, precision, and sheer intensity paved the way for countless bands that followed in their footsteps. With "Live Scars", fans of Dark Angel can relive the band's legendary live performances and gain a deeper appreciation for their impact on the metal scene.

The vinyl LP release of "Live Scars" by Back On Black (catalog number BOBV239LP) adds an extra layer of authenticity and nostalgia to the listening experience. Vinyl enthusiasts can enjoy the warmth and richness of the analog format, immersing themselves in the sonic tapestry of Dark Angel's live performance. The album cover, featuring the band's iconic logo and striking imagery, adds to the visual appeal of the vinyl release, making it a must-have for collectors and fans alike.

Music Genre:

 Thrash Metal 

Album Production Information:

 This album was recorded at:Country Club live in Reseda, California on 22 April 1989.

Record Label Information:

 Back On Black – BOBV239LP

Media Format:

 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 280 gram  

Year & Country:

 2009 UK
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: DARK ANGEL - Live Scars
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Ron Rinehart - Vocals (Ron has also performed with the bands: Hunger, Oil, Messiah)
  • Eric Meyer - Guitars (Eric has also performed in the Hunger band)
  • Brett Eriksen - Guitars (real name: Brett Sarachek and started his musical career 1986 in a band called: Viking)
  • Mike Gonzalez - Bass
Complete Track-listing of the album "DARK ANGEL - Live Scars"

The detailed tracklist of this record "DARK ANGEL - Live Scars" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Leave Scars
  2. The Burning Of Sodom
  3. Never To Rise Again
  4. Death Is Certain ( Life Is Not )
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. The Promise Of Agony
  2. We Have Arrived
  3. The Death Of Innocence
  4. I Don't Care About You
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Chaos and Destruction: Dark Angel's Thrash Metal Journey

Dark Angel Band Information:

 Dark Angel is a thrash metal band that was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1981. The band is known for their aggressive and fast-paced style of music, as well as their political and social commentary in their lyrics. Over the years, Dark Angel has become a highly influential band in the thrash metal genre, with many of their songs being considered classics by metal fans around the world.

 The original lineup of Dark Angel consisted of guitarist Jim Durkin, drummer Jack Schwartz, bassist Rob Yahn, and vocalist Don Doty. In 1983, the band released their debut album, "We Have Arrived," which received critical acclaim for its ferocious sound and powerful lyrics. The following year, the band released their second album, "Darkness Descends," which is widely regarded as one of the best thrash metal albums of all time. The album features blistering guitar work, thunderous drumming, and intense vocals, and it cemented Dark Angel's place as one of the most exciting bands in the thrash metal scene.

 Dark Angel continued to release successful albums throughout the 1980s, including "Leave Scars" and "Time Does Not Heal." The band's sound evolved over time, incorporating elements of progressive and experimental music into their thrash metal sound. However, in 1992, Dark Angel disbanded due to creative differences among the members.

 In 2013, Dark Angel reunited for a series of concerts, including appearances at several major metal festivals. The band has not released any new music since their reunion, but their legacy as one of the most important thrash metal bands of all time continues to live on.

 One of the defining characteristics of Dark Angel's music is the band's political and social commentary. Many of their songs address issues such as war, government corruption, and environmental destruction. For example, the song "Merciless Death" from their debut album, "We Have Arrived," is a scathing critique of the military-industrial complex and the destructive power of nuclear weapons. Similarly, the song "Time Does Not Heal" from their 1991 album of the same name, is a warning about the dangers of unchecked technological progress and its potential impact on human society.

 In addition to their music, Dark Angel has also been known for their striking visual imagery. The band's logo, which features an ominous, skeletal figure with wings, has become an iconic symbol of the thrash metal genre. The band's album covers and stage shows often feature similar imagery, evoking a sense of darkness and menace that perfectly complements their aggressive sound.

Selected Vinyl Albums
  Dark Angel - Darkness Descends 12" LP
Darkness Descends 12" LP

Under One Flag FLAG 6 , 1986 , UK

Dark Angel's 1986 album "Darkness Descends" is a thrash metal classic featuring aggressive guitar riffs, blistering drums, and violent lyrics exploring themes of war, death, and destruction.

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  Dark Angel -Leave Scars 12" LP
Leave Scars 12" LP

Under One Flag FLAG 30 , 1988 , France

Released in 1989, Leave Scars by Dark Angel is a thrash metal album with a more polished sound, featuring technical guitar work, powerful drumming, and dark lyrics exploring psychological themes of pain, suffering, and trauma.

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Live Scars 12" LP
Live Scars 12" LP

Back On Black – BOBV239LP , 2009 , UK

Live Scars is a live album released in 1990 by Dark Angel, capturing the band's intense and chaotic energy during their 1989 tour. Featuring tracks from their previous albums, it is a must-listen for fans of their early thrash metal sound.

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  Dark Angel - We Have Arrived 12" LP
We Have Arrived 12" LP

AXE Killer Records 7006 , 1985 , France

We Have Arrived is the debut album by thrash metal band Dark Angel, released in 1985. It features raw and aggressive guitar riffs, fast-paced drumming, and lyrics exploring themes of violence and destruction, marking a strong entry into the thrash metal scene.

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