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Exodus – Bonded By Blood: Everything You Wanted To Know But Were Afraid ​To Ask!

exodus with Paul (original singer) live

The Tale Of Exodus – Bonded By Blood 1984

Bonded by Blood is the debut studio album by the Bay Area thrash metal band Exodus. Although the album was completed in the summer of 1984, it was not released until 1985 due to issues with Exodus and their record label. It is considered one of the most influential thrash metal albums of all time.It is also the only full-length studio album of Exodus to feature Paul Baloff on vocals, though he was also on their 1982 Demo. Baloff was back in Exodus for five years (from 1997 to his death in 2002), and appeared on their 1997 live album Another Lesson in Violence.

In 2008, Exodus re-recorded Bonded by Blood and re-released it as Let There Be Blood, featuring a new line-up of members aside from drummer Tom Hunting and guitarist Gary Holt who played on the original. (Source: WIKIPEDIA)

1. “Bonded by Blood” 
2. “Exodus” 
3. “And Then There Were None” 
4. “A Lesson in Violence” Holt 
5. “Metal Command” 
6. “Piranha”
7. “No Love” Baloff
8. “Deliver Us to Evil” HoltWhitaker
9. “Strike of the Beast” Total length: 40:49
EXODUS BAND LINE-UP IN 1987

Listen To Blonded By Blood Full CD On Youtube

EXODUS WAS VOTED #1 ON METAL BANDS THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN BIGGER

Bonded By Blood Art and Sleeve

EXODUS BAND LINE-UP IN 1984 WITH ORIGINAL SINGER PAUL
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What Happened To The CELTIC FROST MORBID TALES Line-up?

Celtic Frost MORBID TALES LINE-IUP

WHAT HAPPENED TO CELTIC FROST? LET’S FIND OUT!

Morbid Tales is the debut album by the Swiss extreme metal band, Celtic Frost, released in November 1984. It was originally released in Europe as a mini-LP with six-tracks. However, the first American release by Enigma/Metal Blade added two tracks, bringing the release to the length of a regular LP.

Some Little Known Celtic Frost Facts

  • Stephen Priestly is the actual drummer (as a session drummer) although Reid St. Mark was credited.
  • Tom G Warrior does not drink or smoke.
  • Co-Founder and bassist Martin Ain quit the band prior to To Mega Therion. He is credited but does not play on the album.
  • The band’s final tour was with Type O Negative. Peter Steel was a fan of the band and said, “Type O show be opening for them.”
  • Celtic Frost played their final show in Mexico in 2008.
  • Tom G. Warrior now has a band Triptykon. They include a lot of Celtic Frost material in their set.
  • Celtic Frost co-founder Marian Ain died of a heart attack October 17th, 2017 at the age of 50. After the 2nd go-round with Celtic Frost, he became DVD store owner.
  • Stephen Priestly is now 53 and hasn’t been active in music since playing on Morbid Tales.

Classic Album: Morbid Tales On Youtube

WE VOTED CELTIC FROST THE #4 MOST UNDERRATED BAND IN METAL

Band Line Up

Early Celtic Frost Not Far Past The Hell Hammer Days
Early Celtic Frost Not Far Past The Hell Hammer Days

Vinyl and Album Artwork

In 1999 a remastered edition of Morbid Tales was released on CD by Noise Records, which also contained the tracks from their 1985 EP Emperor’s Return as well as a 2017 remastered edition released by the same label on CD and Vinyl formats. (SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA)

Editors Note: As the band went on they went from a less black metal direction into a more glam style that disappointed many fans.

Tracklisting

US version
Side One


1.”Into the Crypts of Rays” (Warrior)3:39
2.”Visions of Mortality”4:49
3.”Dethroned Emperor” (Warrior)4:37
4.”Morbid Tales”3:29

Side Two

5.”Procreation (Of the Wicked)”4:04
6.”Return to the Eve”4:07
7.”Danse Macabre”3:52
8.”Nocturnal Fear”

The Celtic Frost Line-Up on Morbid Tales

Tom Warrior – guitars, lead vocals, co-producer
Martin Ain – bass, bass effects, vocals, co-producer
Stephen Priestly – session drums (the actual drummer)

Credited:
Reed St. Mark – drums on tracks 10-12 (remastered edition)