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Rage of Angels

Rage of Angels

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Category: Glam Metal
Year: 1989
Label: Regency Records
Catalog Number: SPCN790-082-2151
Rating: 8.90 out of 10. (67 ratings)
 

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Personnel
Dan Mariano lead vocals
Frank DiCostanzo guitar
Greg Kurtzman guitar
Dale Glifort bass
John Fowler drums
Tracks
1.  Leave You Or Forsake You  
2.  Reason to Rock  
3.  It's Not Late for Love  
4.  Somebody's Watching You  
5.  Hooked on a Good Thing  
6.  Do You Still Believe in Love  
7.  Rock for the Rock  
8.  Are You Ready for Thunder  
9.  Don't Give Up  

Existing comments about this CD

From: Darren   (IP unknown) Date: April 23, 2001 at 11:49
Great disc..pity they broke up...Steelheart never grabbed me like these guys did...
From: sirthrashalot   (IP unknown) Date: May 2, 2001 at 7:40
The motley crue of christian rock,and I agree with Darren, so sad they broke up. Steelheart is pretty awesome,but no comparison.Grab this one if you can find it.
From: draco   (IP unknown) Date: August 12, 2001 at 22:10
What an awesome album. This was one of my favorites when it first came out and I waited, in vain, for a follow-up. I hear that they had label-problems. However, they had a great sound and while some of the songs have lame lyrics (rock for the rock), the music and vocals are awesome. There is not a bad track on the entire album. If these guys had stayed together, they could have been big.
From: Pastor Larry   (IP unknown) Date: November 10, 2001 at 10:03
The opening hook on "Reason to Rock" is one of the great guitar intros of all time, in my opinion. This album is 100% solid, not one lame track in the bunch. I still play it regular and loud, just as I have since I bought the vinyl in'89 at the Ark Christian Bookstore in Denver, CO. "Are You Ready for Thunder" excellent drum tracks, "Don't Give Up" is a great song of encouragement.
From: gail haas   (IP unknown) Date: January 15, 2002 at 23:26
these guys where great. one of the best .
From: Cephas   (IP unknown) Date: January 19, 2002 at 14:22
One word: CLASSIC! I paid $30 to get this CD and it was worth every penny. I wouldn't classify RoA as "Glam Metal", though -- they're much more in the mold of early '90's hard rock. Every song's a keeper, although the titles are somewhat repetitive ("Reason to Rock"/"Rock for the Rock"; "It's Not Late for Love"/"Do You Still Believe in Love?") Vocals are great; guitarwork top notch. I venture that this group's only CD is more mature than Stryper's later stuff!
From: LiveWire   (IP unknown) Date: February 8, 2002 at 9:51
The song I really heard of is "Do You Still Believe In Love". It rocks! I'm listening to it now on the net. I wish I had this album tho.
From: ROland rocks!!   (IP unknown) Date: February 28, 2002 at 4:50
This is one of the most solid christian albums that rocks!!! "DON'T GIVE UP" rocks me when I'm in a down mood...Yeah!!
From: kevensyle   (IP unknown) Date: April 9, 2002 at 0:28
What an awesome album! Get this CD if you can find it. I had one years ago and sold it, but recently got a new one for $20 and it was totally worth it. This album is just as good, if not better, than any other 80's hair band, Christian or secular.
From: Tom   (IP unknown) Date: April 20, 2002 at 6:14
If you liked the hair/glam/pop metal sound of the late 80's feast your ears on this piece of candy. This is one of the finest records of that genre.
From: Ramsayman   (IP unknown) Date: June 12, 2002 at 0:27
ROCKS! Was my favorite band for years, I wore out the cassette, wish I had it on CD. Only two songs would I consider cheesy lyrically, but I never FFWDed them because the musicianship was so good. Too bad they found the christian music industry so money hungry (which is why they broke up - or so I heard)
From: DAN MARIANO   (IP unknown) Date: January 4, 2003 at 6:19
I STUMBLED ON THIS SITE BY MISTAKE.IM GLAD I DID!IF FOR NOTHING ELSE BUT TO SEE THAT THE SONGS AND THE TALENTS THAT GOD BLESSED ME WITH WERE ABLE TO TOUCH SOMEBODY,ANYBODY IN SOME SMALL WAY.A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE COMMENTED ON OUR TALENTS AS A GROUP!I WISH WE COULD HAVE KEPT IT GOING FOR YOU AND FOR THOSE WHO MAY STILL BE SEARCHING FOR OUR BRAND OF CHRISTIAN METAL.ONLY GOD KNOWS THE FUTURE AND WHAT IT HOLDS FOR EACH OF US!THANKS FOR LETTING US BE APART OF YOUR LIVES.DONT GIVEUP/ GODBLESS
From: Ian Keith Hafne   (IP unknown) Date: January 14, 2003 at 15:13
Easily one of the best Christian metal albums ever! Dan Mariano's vocals are AMAZING! Picture Sebastian Bach meets Vince Neil, and it gives you some idea of his sound. Dan, if you're reading this, please email me at iankeithhafner@provide.net I really would like to ask you a few questions - thanks!
From: James   (IP unknown) Date: February 19, 2003 at 22:04
Hey guys the singer has a new band out on Kivel Records names Pyn Sirne and it is in your face rock n roll. think Skid Row's Slave To The Grind album
From: James   (IP unknown) Date: February 22, 2003 at 12:40
ooops, typo. the band name is PYN SIREN
From: James H.   (IP unknown) Date: March 7, 2003 at 12:23
Absolutely captured a brief moment in time, summer 1989, and opened the gates of heaven forever.........
From: drewman202   (IP unknown) Date: March 10, 2003 at 6:37
Fast-paced ripping hair metal (which I seldom can say about hair metal bands). Just about every song on here is great!
From: stevie   (IP unknown) Date: April 10, 2003 at 3:54
What nostalgia this brings back. I remember when this album first came out. It was and still is the bomb!
From: Doug Luttrell   (IP unknown) Date: June 27, 2003 at 2:19
This is a Awesome album . I have had it for along time . If anyone wants to copy it I am on the WinMx and I have it all the complete album . I knows its not right to copy but if you can't find it and you really want it well look up on WinMx. I'm on all the time . ROCK ON
From: Shane Knutson   (IP unknown) Date: July 16, 2003 at 3:39
Dan, If you read this please e-mail me at arcangels_realm@yahoo.com I have a few questions that I would love an opertunity to ask. Thank you in advance.
From: Plutarch   (IP unknown) Date: July 20, 2003 at 21:25
So many times I was disappointed as a Christian Metal listener.The hype surrounding a group was so many times not merited.This album is not one of those times.WOW! what a great album.Slick with an edge and vocals to make secular singers jealous.Hit, no miss here.
From: Salomonkey   (IP unknown) Date: July 4, 2004 at 22:16
Amazing album, no ballads just rock, a must to have. Leave You Or Forsake You and Somebody's Watching You are my favorites but the whole album is great.
From: Danjango   (IP unknown) Date: July 11, 2004 at 3:16
TO DAN: Read your latest comment from 2003-don't leave us hanging! Where U Be At? What is going on in our world, still singing, where, where, where? Speak boy...
From: Aaron mason   (IP unknown) Date: July 26, 2004 at 1:30
Jesus rocks
From: Chad   (IP unknown) Date: August 9, 2004 at 0:45
I was surprised at this one. From the reviews I thought this was going to be a 10 but I would have to give this a 7-8 at most. Just not the heavy metal CD I thought it was going to be, especially for what I paid for it. Anyway, not a bad CD but not the best I have in my collection.
From: GroovyLime   (IP unknown) Date: September 3, 2004 at 18:51
One of the best Christian metal albums of all time. Love it. Hooks galore.
From: Marty Stickell   (---.dslextreme.com) Date: December 27, 2004 at 13:34
The best Christian metal band ever! Extremely talented band! Dan Mariano is amazing! Wish they made more music!!!
From: Ty   (---.proxy.aol.com) Date: January 22, 2005 at 6:50
Classic Christian "hair metal" all the way! No "pop fluff" and no sappy ballads to have you pushing the "skip" button on your CD player. A very talented band, Dan Mariano sings hard rock as good as anyone on the planet--and with all the "attitude" this style of music demands! Have fun praising JESUS with this one, and BLAST IT!!!
From: JJ   (---.tpgi.com.au) Date: June 27, 2005 at 2:43
Hey i heard this band the other day.. Dude! These guys are the most talented christian rock band memebers on earth.. Awesome sound/band etc.. Work so well together..
From: Chad   (---.) Date: October 10, 2005 at 15:13
I have recently purchased this CD (still shrinkwrapped) for $50. It is worth every penny. I went through two of the cassettes when it first came out. These guys are one of the best bands ever!
From: Johni   (---.proxy.aol.com) Date: October 16, 2005 at 19:58
Are you ready for thunder? one of the best songs ever!
From: Rick Pizzo   (---.ipt.aol.com) Date: November 10, 2005 at 21:17
Dan Mariano, if you can please e-mail metal4usa@aol.com rage of angels was great
From: Ritch   (---.sctnpa.east.verizon.net) Date: May 25, 2007 at 21:19
Great-sounding group. One of the best in melodic-metal. Should have been bigger than Stryper. Best songs are "Do You Still Believe in Love" & "Don't Give Up".
From: metalmajo   (---.hsd1.nj.comcast.net) Date: December 27, 2009 at 16:30
great album,R.I.P. john Fowler
From: Cadaveron   (---.dsl.rcfril.sbcglobal.net) Date: June 2, 2010 at 23:49
Rock for the Rock!!! Need I say more?

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