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Skeptics Apocalypse album for sale by Agent Steel was released May 24, 2011 on the Dimid label. Agent Steel's 1985 debut, Skeptics Apocalypse, represented the state of the art in American speed metal upon its release, and a good indication of what Metallica may have sounded like had they not traded their native Los Angeles for the San Francisco Bay Area two years earlier. In other words, although the album shared perhaps as much as 75 percent of its musical DNA with the rougher style of thrashing that was quickly taking the world by storm, the other 25 percent replaced almost any trace of punk rock's "filth and fury" with the more considered presentation of British metal gods like Saxon, Judas Priest, and especially post-Paul Di'Anno Iron Maiden -- so much so that listeners might understandably think that conspicuously galloping numbers like "Bleed for the Gods" (inspired by Mayan sacrificial rites) and "Back to Reign" were essentially Maiden on methamphetamines, thus forging a bridge between the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and the power metal movement about to make its presence known in Continental Europe. Skeptics Apocalypse CD music contains a single disc. ...See Full Description
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||a rip ride and a half|
Skeptics Apocalypse album for sale Agent Steel's debut is a furious, ferocious, and unrelenting attack and has little resemblance to the albums that have since followed.
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|CD Universe Part number||8548857|
|Release Date||May 24, 2011|
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