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Angel Witch

The band was founded under the name of Lucifer and initially comprised of guitarist and vocalist Kevin Heybourne, guitarist Bob Downing, bassist Kevin Riddles and drummer Dave Hogg. Their name was switched to Angel Witch on the following year, when Bob Downing left the band.

On 1980, Bronze Records picked up the band and they soon proceeded to record and release their debut album, self-titled Angel Witch. This album is considered one of the most notable from the NWOBHM, but subsequent to the album's release, the band's structure began to fall apart. This album also had an influe ...read more

The band was founded under the name of Lucifer and initially comprised of guitarist and vocalist Kevin Heybourne, guitarist Bob Downing, bassist Kevin Riddles and drummer Dave Hogg. Their name was switched to Angel Witch on the following year, when Bob Downing left the band.

On 1980, Bronze Records picked up the band and they soon proceeded to record and release their debut album, self-titled Angel Witch. This album is considered one of the most notable from the NWOBHM, but subsequent to the album's release, the band's structure began to fall apart. This album also had an influence on speed metal. Kevin Riddles and Dave Hogg left the band to join Tytan, and despite Heybourne's attempts to continue Angel Witch with other musicians, the end of the band was declared and he joined Deep Machine. « hide

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LPs
As Above, So Below
03/12/2012

3.4
25 Votes
Frontal Assault
1986

2.8
11 Votes
Screamin' and Bleedin'
1985

3.5
17 Votes
Angel Witch
1980

4
134 Votes
EPs
Sweet Danger
1980

3
1 Votes
Live Albums
Burn the White Witch - Live in London
2009

2.5
1 Votes
Angel of Death: Live at East Anglia Rock Festival
2006

3
1 Votes
2000: Live at the LA2
2000

'82 Revisited
1997

5
1 Votes
Angel Witch Live
1990

2
1 Votes
Compilations
Sinister History
1999

3
2 Votes
Resurrection
1998

4
1 Votes
Screamin' Assault
1988

Doctor Phibes
1986


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