View Full Version : Death Angel - New Stuff

03-03-2012, 02:07 PM
We have a trickle down effect going on here.... First, I checked out the 2011 AotY thread, which spawned the 2012 AotY thread. That thread gives us this.

DEATH ANGEL will release a DVD entitled "A Thrashumentary" in the spring. According to a press release, "A Thrashumentary" is a combination live video and documentary, all wrapped up in one thrashing DVD. The footage was directed by Tommy Jones (SOILWORK, KATAKLYSM) and mixed by Chris Clancy of The Studio. The film gives the viewer an in-depth look into one of the longest-running thrash acts out of the San Francisco Bay Area, a region known for turning out historic thrash bands such as METALLICA, TESTAMENT and EXODUS.

"Relentless Retribution", the latest album from DEATH ANGEL, sold 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 10 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. The band's previous album, "Killing Season", opened with around 2,300 units back in March 2008. This number was in line with the performance of its predecessor, "The Art of Dying", which registered a first-week sales tally of around 2,100 back in May 2004.

Looking forward to the DVD as well as the new CD coming....

My favorite thing about Billboard is the Heatseekers chart. The one that is for new and developing artists who never been on the Billboard Top 200. Death Angel has been around since the mid-80s. Hardly, new or developing. Hahaha....