One of the first and greatest "black metal" albums, and one of the records that helped launch the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement, the 1980 self-titled debut from Angel Witch still packs a wallop some 36 years later.Real Gone Music is proud to present the first vinyl reissue of this classic metal album, in limited edition (of 600 copies) sporting red-and-yellow "flame" marbled vinyl.Unlike, say, Black Sabbath or Led Zeppelin, songwriter Kevin Heybourne's lyrical imagery just doesn't dabble in the occult, it lives (dies?) there, with abundant sword and sorcery themes and tales (e.g. "Angel of Death") of damnation. Yet, as on the title track, the band is not above crafting some catchy hooks, though the raw production ensures that those hooks have barbs.
Angel Witch / Atlantis / White Witch / Confused / Sorcerers / Gorgon / Sweet Danger / Free Man / Angel of Death / Devil’s Tower