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Encyclopedia > Dark Angel (band)
Dark Angel
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, United States Flag of United States
Genre(s) Thrash metal
Years active 1981-1992
2002-unknown (currently on hiatus)
Label(s) Relativity Records

Dark Angel was a thrash metal band from Los Angeles. Their over-the-top style (extremely fast, heavy and lengthy songs with lots of tempo changes, lyrics and extended instrumental parts) earned them the nickname "the L.A. Caffeine Machine" and the motto "too fast, my ass". Drummer Gene Hoglan is considered to be among the best underground metal drummers in the world.[1] Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Thrash metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music, one of the extreme metal subgenres that is characterised by its signature high speed and aggression. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Relativity Records was a record label. ... Thrash metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music, one of the extreme metal subgenres that is characterised by its signature high speed and aggression. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Eugene (Gene) Victor Hoglan II (born August 31, 1967 in Dallas, Texas) is a well-known American extreme metal music drummer. ...


They released 4 demo albums until their debut full-length LP We Have Arrived was released in 1984. In 1986, Dark Angel released their album Darkness Descends which joined Master of Puppets (Metallica), Reign in Blood (Slayer), Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (Megadeth), The Dark (Metal Church) and Pleasure to Kill (Kreator) as highly important thrash metal releases of 1986 and is now considered by many to be a seminal 1980s extreme metal album[citation needed]. At this time Dave Mustaine asked Eric Meyer to join Megadeth, but he declined in order to stay on D.A. Long Playing (LP), either 10 or 12-inch diameter, 33 rpm (actually 33â…“) vinyl gramophone records, first introduced in 1948, were the primary release format for recorded music for about 30 years, from the late 1950s until CDs effectively replaced them in the late 1980s. ... We Have Arrived is the debut album of Dark Angel, released in 1985. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Darkness Descends is the second album by Dark Angel, which was released in 1986. ... Master of Puppets is the third album by American thrash metal band Metallica, released by Elektra Records on February 28, 1986 (see 1986 in music) in North America. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... Reign in Blood is the third studio album and major label debut by the American thrash metal band Slayer. ... Slayer is an American thrash metal band founded by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. ... Peace Sells. ... Megadeth is an American heavy metal band led by founder, frontman, and songwriter Dave Mustaine. ... {{Album infobox| Name = The Dark| Type = Album| Artist= Metal Church| Cover = thedark. ... Metal Church is an American thrash metal band from Aberdeen, Washington. ... Pleasure to Kill, released in 1986, is the second album from the band Kreator. ... Kreator is a popular thrash metal band from Essen, Germany. ... Extreme metal is an umbrella term for the heavy metal subgenres of a more aggressive style than traditional heavy metal. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Megadeth is an American heavy metal band led by founder, frontman, and songwriter Dave Mustaine. ...


Two more studio albums followed, Leave Scars (1989) and Time Does Not Heal (1991), showing increasingly progressive song structures (the latter album famously containing 246 riffs) and Hoglan's lyrics dealing with (especially for thrash metal) serious subject matter, often concerning psychological issues and traumas. Leave Scars is the third album by Dark Angel, which was released in 1989. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Time Does Not Heal is the fourth and final album by Dark Angel, which was released in 1991. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Progressive metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music which blends the powerful, guitar-driven sound of metal with the complex compositional structures, odd time signatures, and intricate instrumental playing of progressive rock. ... Riff is also an alternate spelling of Rif, a region of Morocco. ...


After breaking up in 1992, Dark Angel briefly re-united in 2002. However, Ron Rinehart's injury forced them to cancel plans to tour and the band is on hold. Rinehart also formed the band Oil in 1997 after converting to Christianity.[2] Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Backround Oil was a band formed out of the members of Foriegn Objects. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Christianity percentage by country, purple is highest, orange is lowest Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch...

Contents

Members

Last known line-up

Ron Rinehart was the lead vocalist of Dark Angel. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Eugene (Gene) Victor Hoglan II (born August 31, 1967 in Dallas, Texas) is a well-known American extreme metal music drummer. ...

Former members

  • Rob Yahn - Bass (1981-1986)
  • Mike Gonzalez - Bass (1986-1992)
  • Mike Andrade - Drums (1981-1983)
  • Jack Schwartz - Drums (1983-1984)
  • Lee Rausch - Drums (1984)

Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... // Brett Eriksen was a guitarist who played for two Los Angeles thrash metal bands in the 80s, Viking (1986-1990) and Dark Angel (1990 - 1992). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ...

Discography

Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... We Have Arrived is the debut album of Dark Angel, released in 1985. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Darkness Descends is the second album by Dark Angel, which was released in 1986. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Leave Scars is the third album by Dark Angel, which was released in 1989. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Time Does Not Heal is the fourth and final album by Dark Angel, which was released in 1991. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...

References

  1. ^ Hale, Mark (1993). "0705", Headbangers, First edition, second printing, Ann Arbor, Michigan: Popular Culture, Ink., 80-81. ISBN 1-56075-029-4. 
  2. ^ Powell, Mark Allan (2002). "Oil", Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music, First printing, Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers, 647. ISBN 1-56563-679-1. 

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