This album "Bonded By Blood" is the debut/first full-length album by the American Thrash Metal band "Exodus"


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This original album cover art was an illustration of good and evil co-joined twin infants.

This album "Bonded By Blood" is the debut/first full-length album by the American Thrash Metal band "Exodus"

Music Genre:

American Crossover Thrash Metal 

Album Production information:


The album: "EXODUS Bonded By Blood" was produced by: Ken Adams and Todd Gordon

  Ken Adams ( Producer ) has produced albums for the Heavy Metal bands: "Gothic Slam", Exodus, Tension, Hades, "Mucky Pop" and was co-owner/founder of "Torrid Records ( together with Todd Gordon ).

  Todd Gordon ( Producer ) has been (Executive) producer of several Heavy Metal albums and worked with "Daniel Lorenzo (Hades)" for the album's artwork and design. He was co-founder/owner of Torrid Records ,Scarsdale, New York ( Together with Ken Adams ).

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): John Volaitin

This album was recorded July 1984 at: Prairie Sun Recording Studios

Sound engineers: Gordon "The Triple Threat" Lyons, John Volaitis, Robin Yeager, Mark Withaker

Mastered at Fantasy Studios by George Horn

Sound mixed at Tres Virgos Studios

Donald J. Munz - Album Artwork

Richard A. Ferraro - Album Artwork

Collector notes:

  George Horn - Chief Mastering Engineer at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA and mastering engineer at CBS Studios, San Francisco. George Horn has been working often together with Steve Fontano, Dino Alden, and Guy Aitchison on the same heavy metal albums.

Donald J, Munz has been responsible for the album cover design of half a dozen Heavy Metal albums.

Mark Whitaker is a music producer and sound engineer who has worked with the heavy metal bands: Exodus, Metallica, Laaz Rockit

Prairie Sun Recording Studios, Fantasy Studios (Fantasy Studios is a recording studio in Berkeley, California, at the Zaentz Media Center, known for its recording of award-winning albums such as Journey's Escape and Green Day's Dookie. Built as a private recording studio for artists on the Fantasy Records label in 1971, it was opened to the public in 1980 for recording, mixing and

During the 1980s at least a dozen of heavy metal albums have been recorded at the "Prairie Sun Recording Studios" in California. Bands who have used this facility include: Chastain, Exodus, Laaz Rockit, Vicious Rumours.


Label Information:

Music For Nations RR 9787

Media Format:

12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1985 Made in Holland  

Band Members and Musicians on: EXODUS Bonded By Blood

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Paul Baloff - vocals
  • Gary Holt - guitars
  • Rick Hunolt - guitars
  • Rob McKillop - bass
  • Tom Hunting - drums
  • Andy 'Airborne' Anderson, Lonnie Hunolt, T. Rage - Backing vocals

Track Listing of: "EXODUS Bonded By Blood"

The Songs/tracks on "EXODUS Bonded By Blood" are

  1. Bonded by Blood - 3:48
  2. Exodus - 4:09
  3. And Then There Were None - 4:44
  4. A Lesson in Violence - 3:49
  5. Metal Command - 4:16
  6. Piranha - 3:50
  7. No Love - 5:11
  8. Deliver Us to Evil - 7:11
  9. Strike of the Beast - 3:56

Album cover photos of : EXODUS Bonded By Blood

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Back Cover  Photo of "EXODUS Bonded By Blood" Album

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