This is the French Import version on the "New Musidisc" label and includes the original black/white photo inner sleeve


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Collectors information / Album Description: 

Rare French pressing on the French N.E.W. Musidisc label

This album "Fabulous Disaster" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and photos.

Music Genre:

Speed/Thrash Metal 

Production information:

Recorded in 1988 by Marc Senesac and David Plank at Alpha & Omega Recording, San Francisco, California, USA
Produced and mixed by Marc Senesac, Gary Holt, and Rick Hunolt
Mixed at Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, California, USA
Mixing assisted by Chad Munsey
Mastered by Bernie Grundman, Los Angeles, California, USA

  Bernie Grundman - Mastering Engineer from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and has been very successful. Between 1982 and 1990 he has been mastering several dozen of heavy metal albums. He has worked with many famous musicians and has been credited on a number of hit albums. Grundman is known for his expertise in the mastering process, and his studio is considered to be one of the best in the industry. He has won several Grammy Awards for his work and is highly regarded in the music industry.

Record Label Information:

N.E.W. Musidisc 102541  

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

1988 Made in France  

Band Members and Musicians on: Exodus Fabulous Disaster France, New Musidisc

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Steve Souza vocals
  • Gary Holt guitar
  • Rick Hunolt guitar
  • Rob McKillop bass
  • Tom Hunting drums
  • Brian Mantilla additional percussion on Low Rider
  • Dov Christopher

Track Listing of: "Fabulous Disaster"

  • The Last Act of Defiance 4:38
  • Fabulous Disaster 4:49
  • The Toxic Waltz 4:45
  • Low Rider (Allen, Brown, Dickerson, Goldstein, Jordan, Leviton, Miller, Scott) 2:44
  • Cajun Hell 5:58
  • Like Father, Like Son 7:58
  • Corruption 5:44
  • Verbal Razors 4:01
  • Open Season 3:51

Album cover photos of : Exodus Fabulous Disaster France, New Musidisc

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Inner Sleve   of "Fabulous Disaster" Album

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Hires photo of the custom inner sleeve with photos of Hunol, Souza and Holt

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Band Description:

 Exodus is a thrash metal band hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, United States. The band was formed in 1980, and since then, it has released numerous successful albums that have earned it a cult following within the heavy metal community. With a unique sound and an aggressive style, Exodus is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of the thrash metal genre. In this essay, we will explore the history, musical style, and cultural significance of Exodus.

 Exodus was founded by guitarist Kirk Hammett, who would later go on to join the legendary heavy metal band Metallica. The band's early lineup also included vocalist Paul Baloff, drummer Tom Hunting, and guitarist Gary Holt. Exodus quickly became known for their energetic live performances and their ferocious thrash metal sound. In 1985, the band released their debut album, "Bonded by Blood," which is widely considered a classic in the thrash metal genre. The album's aggressive and unrelenting sound, combined with its politically charged lyrics, struck a chord with metal fans around the world.

 Over the years, Exodus has undergone several lineup changes, with Holt being the only remaining original member. Despite this, the band has continued to release successful albums, including "Fabulous Disaster," "Impact Is Imminent," and "Tempo of the Damned." These albums showcase Exodus's unique sound, which is characterized by blistering guitar riffs, fast-paced drumming, and aggressive vocals. The band's music often touches on social and political issues, such as war, corruption, and the struggle for freedom.

 Exodus has been highly influential in the heavy metal community, inspiring countless other bands to adopt their sound and style. The band's uncompromising attitude and rebellious spirit have earned them a loyal following among metal fans. In addition, Exodus has collaborated with other prominent metal bands, such as Slayer and Testament, further cementing their place in the metal pantheon.

 Beyond their musical contributions, Exodus has also been involved in various charitable and humanitarian causes. In 2005, the band organized a benefit concert to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina. In 2014, they donated a portion of the proceeds from their album "Blood In, Blood Out" to the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization that supports wounded veterans.