Angel Witch

Angel Witch

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Line Up
Kevin Heybourne (v,g) – also in Deep Machine and Blind Fury
Bill Steer (g) – also in Napalm Death, Carcass, Gentlemans Pistols, Disattack and Firebird
Will Palmer (b)
Andy Prestridge (d) – also in Winters

Roger Marsden (v) (1982) – also in Deep Machine and E.F. Band
Dave Tattum (v) (1984-1986) – also in Skin Deep and Bill The Murderer
Rob Downing (g) (1978)
Grant Dennison (g) (1989-1990)
Doug Piercy (g) (1990-1991)  – also in Heathen, Anvil Chorus, Control, The Company and Parryzide
Lee Altus (g) (2003) – also in Exodus, Heathen and Die Krupps
Chris Fullard (g) (1996)  – also in Winters
Myk Taylor (g) (1996-1998)
Keith Herzberg (g) (2000-2002)
Kevin Riddles (b) (1978-1981) – also in Samson and Tytan
Jerry Cunningham (b) (1982)
Pete Gordelier (b,v) (1984-1987, 1989) – also in Marquis de Sade and Blind Fury
Jon Torres (b,g) (1989-91, 1998-99, 2003-4) – also in Laaz Rockit, Slough Feg, Ulysses Siren, Warning S.F., Pleasure and Pain, Heathen, I4NI and Repulsa
Ritchie Wicks (b,v) (2000-2002) – also in Tygers of Pan Tang and ShadowKeep
Steve Coleman (d) – also in Blind Fury (1977-1978)
Dave Hogg (d) (1978-1980, 1984-1985)
Dave Dufort (d) (1980-1981) – also in Nevada Foxx, Deep Machine, E.F. Band, Tytan, Lionheart, Mike Oldfield, Epizootic, Kevin Ayers, Paper Blitz Issue, Screaming Lord Sutch, Phantasm, Troy, The Scenery and The Voice
Ricky Bruce (d) (1982)  – also in Deep Machine
Spencer Holman (d) (1984-1986, 1989)
Tom Hunting (d) (1990-1991) – also in Exodus, I4NI, IR8, Pleasure and Pain, Piranha, Quarteto de Pinga, Repulsa, Sexoturica and Wardance
Darren Minter (d) (1994-1998) – also in Heathen, SoulMotor, Brutal Groove, Dissident Aggressor and Die Krupps
Scott Higham (d) (2000-2002) – also in ShadowKeep

Notes:
– Their story begins in South London under the name Lucifer. The year was 1977.
– In the early days Maiden supported them on a few gigs.
– The single “Sweet Danger” made it to #75 in the UK singles chart.
– Spencer Holman (d) and Pete Gordelier (b,v) were also in Angel Witch in 1989 for the US West Coast tour. The first US lineup only lasted for about a month until Jon Torres joined.
– Angel Witch did not exist from 1991-1998 after Heybourne was deported from US

Discography

  • Demo 1978

    1. Baphomet
    2. Sorceress
    3. Extermination Day
    4. Flight 19
    5. Hades Paradise
    6. Devil’s Tower
    7. White Witch

    *This demo is included in the 30th Anniversary Reissue of their debut album (2010) and in “Sinister History” (1999)


    Demo 1979

    1. The Sorcerer
    2. Devils Tower
    3. White Witch
    4. Extermination Day


    Demo 1983

    1. Evil Games
    2. They Wouldn’t Dare
    3. Nowhere to Run


    ANGEL WITCH - Psychopathic

     

    Psychopathic

    CASSETTE Self Released (1987)

    1. Psychopathic
    2. Time To Die
    3. Violence
    4. Silent But Deadly

     

     

     


    ANGEL WITCH - Twist Of The Knide

     

    Twist Of The Knife

    CASSETTE Self Released (1990)
    CD-R Self Released (1998)

    1. Twist Of The Knife
    2. Pyschopathic
    3. Slowly Sever

    *CD-R limited to 150 copies

     


    ANGEL WITCH - Resurrection Demo

     

    Resurrection

    CASSETTE Self Released (1998)

    1. Worm
    2. Scrape The Well
    3. Innertia

     

     

  • ANGEL WITCH - Sweet Danger

     

    Sweet Danger

    7″ EMI (1980) EMI 5064
    12″ EMI (1980) 12 EMI 5064

    1. Sweet Danger
    2. Flight Nineteen
    3. Hades Paradise (only on the 12″)

    *Promo copies without sleeve also exist

     

     


    ANGEL WITCH - Angel Witch single

     

     

    Angel Witch

    7″ Bronze Records (1980) BRO 108

    1. Angel Witch
    2. Gorgon

     

     

     


    ANGEL WITCH - Angel Witch Japanese single

     

     

    Angel Witch

    7″ Victor Musical Industries (1980) VIPX-1554

    1. Angel Witch
    2. Gorgon

     

     


    ANGEL WITCH - Loser

     

     

    Loser

    7″ Bronze Records (1980) BRO 121

    1. Loser
    2. Suffer
    3. Dr. Phibes

     

     


    ANGEL WITCH - Goodbye

     

    Goodbye

    7″ Killerwatt Records (1985) KIL3001

    1. Goodbye
    2. Re-Awakening

    *Released without picture sleeve

     

     


    ANGEL WITCH - They Would't Dare

     

    They Wouldn’t Dare

    7″ Archaic Temple Productions (2003) Treasure 002

    1. They Wouldn’t Dare
    2. Nowhere To Run
    3. Evil Games
    4. They Wouldn’t Dare (live)

    *Recordings from 1982 – Limited to 666 copies

  • Angel Witch

    ANGEL WITCH - Angel Witch

    Original cover

    ANGEL WITCH - Angel Witch Roadracer 1990

    Roadracer CD cover 1990

    ANGEL WITCH - Angel Witch Bronze 1981 (Japan)

    Bronze/Victor Japanese cover with obi

    ANGEL WITCH - Angel Witch picture LP

    Earmark picture disc

    1. Angel Witch
    2. Atlantis
    3. White Witch
    4. Confused
    5. Sorcerers
    6. Gorgon
    7. Sweet Danger
    8. Free Man
    9. Angel Of Death
    10. Devil’s Tower

    Vinyl editions

    LP Bronze Records (1980) BRO 2044
    LP Bronze Records (1980) BRON 532
    LP Bronze Records (1980) 203 191-270
    LP Bronze Records (1980) 203 191-320
    LP Festival Records (1980) L-37531 (Australia)
    LP Bronze Records/Victor (1981) VIP-6756 (Japan)
    LP Bronze Records/Victor (1981) VIP-6756 (Japan, white label promo)
    LP Bronze Records (1984) 823 609-1(Brazil)
    LP Castle Communications (1991) CLALP 239
    LP Picture Disc Earmark (1998) 41015p
    LP Earmark (2003) 41015p (Gatefold)

    CD editions

    CD Teichiku Records (1989) 18DN-59 (Japan)
    CD Roadracer (1990) RRD 9351 (US – 3 bonus tracks from the ‘Loser’ 7″)
    CD Castle Communications (1991) CLACD 239
    CD Victor Entertainment (1993) VICP 2086 (Japan)
    CD Castle Communications (1998) ESM CD 598 (6 bonus tracks from singles)
    CD Castle Music (2000) CMA CD 563 (3 bonus tracks from the ‘Loser’ 7″)
    CD Castle Music (2005) CMQCD1157 (10 bonus tracks – slipcase)
    CD Sanctuary (2007) SMBCD429
    SHM-CD Universal (2009) UICY-93876 (Japan – 10 bonus tracks)
    2CD Sanctuary (2010) 2741049 (30th Anniversary deluxe digipack)

    *Bonus tracks from Castle Music CD (2005) and Universal SHM-CD (2009)
    11. Loser (Loser 7″)
    12. Suffer (Loser 7″)
    13. Dr. Phibes (Loser 7″)
    14. Flight Nineteen (Sweet Danger 12″)
    15. Baphomet (Metal For Muthas)
    16. Hades Paradise (Sweet Danger 12″)
    17. Sweet Danger (BBC Friday Rock Show 14/03/1980)
    18. Angel Of Death (BBC Friday Rock Show 14/03/1980)
    19. Extermination Day (BBC Friday Rock Show 14/03/1980)
    20. Angel Witch (BBC Friday Rock Show 14/03/1980)

    Bonus tracks from the Sanctuary 2CD (2010)
    CD1 – The above BBC Friday Rock Show session
    CD2 –

    1. Devil’s Tower (demo)
    2. White Witch (demo)
    3. Baphomet (demo)
    4. Sorceress (demo)
    5. Extermination Day (demo)
    6. Flight Nineteen (demo)
    7. Hades Paradise (demo)
    8. Baphomet (Metal For Muthas)
    9. Sweet Danger (Sweet Danger 12″)
    10. Hades Paradise (Sweet Danger 12″)
    11. Flight Nineteen (Sweet Danger 12″)
    12. Angel Witch (Angel Witch 7″ Single Edit)
    13. Gorgon (Angel Witch 7″)
    14. Loser (Loser 7″)
    15. Suffer  (Loser 7″)
    16. Dr. Phibes  (Loser 7″)

    Other Formats

    CASSETTE Roadracer (1986) RRC 9351


    Screamin’ N’ Bleedin’

    ANGEL WITCH - Screamin' N' Bleedin' LP

    LP cover

    ANGEL WITCH - Screamin' N' Bleedin' CD

    CD cover

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LP Killerwatt Records (1985) KILP 4001
    CD Archaic Temple Productions (2004) TREASURE 005

    1. Whose To Blame
    2. Child Of The Night
    3. Evil Games
    4. Afraid Of The Dark
    5. Screamin’ N’ Bleedin’
    6. Reawakening
    7. Waltz The Night
    8. Goodbye
    9. Fatal Kiss
    10. U.X.V.

    CD bonus tracks Live recordings from Ridderkerk, Netherlands 1986
    11. Frontal Assault
    12. Screamin’ N’ Bleedin’
    13. Straight From Hell


    Frontal Assault

    ANGEL WITCH - Frontal Assault Killerwatt UK LP

    Killerwatt UK LP

    ANGEL WITCH - Frontal Assault JCI USA LP

    JCI USA LP

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LP Killerwatt Records (1986) KILP4003 (UK)
    LP JCI Records (1988) JCI -9014 (USA)
    CD JCI Records (1988) JCD-9014 aka ‘Frontal Assault [US Promo]’
    CASSETTE JCI Records (1988) JCT-9014

    1. Frontal Assault
    2. Dream World
    3. Rendezvous With The Blade
    4. Religion (Born Again)
    5. Straight From Hell
    6. She Don’t Lie
    7. Take To The Wing
    8. Something Wrong
    9. Undergods

    * All the US formats of this release from JCI have the following tracklist:
    1. Dream World
    2. She Don’t Lie
    3. Frontal Assault
    4. Something Wrong
    5. Straight From Hell
    6. Evil Games
    7. Waltz The Night
    8. Goodbye
    9. Fatal Kiss
    10. Whose To Blame

    Tracks 1-5 are from ‘Frontal Assault’, tracks 6-10 from ‘Screamin’ ‘n’ Bleedin”


    As Above So Below

    ANGEL WITCH - As Above So Below

    album cover

    ANGEL WITCH - As Above So Below vinyl slipcase

    vinyl slipcase

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Vinyl editions

    2LP Rise Above Records (2012) RISELP145
    – Clear vinyl with an 7″ (Devil’s Tower) limited to 100 copies (slipcase)
    – Blue vinyl limited to 250 copies
    – Black vinyl limited to 500 copies (slipcase)
    – White vinyl limited to 1000 copies
    – Red vinyl limited to 1000 copies

    *Records play at 45rpm

    CD editions

    CD Rise Above Records (2012) RISECD145 (slipcase)
    CD Rise Above Records / Metal Blade (2012) 3984-15086-2 (slipcase)
    CD Trooper Entertainment Inc.  (2012) QATE-10020

    1. Dead Sea Scrolls
    2. Into the Dark
    3. Geburah
    4. The Horla
    5. Witching Hour
    6. Upon This Cord
    7. Guillotine
    8. Brainwashed
    9. Devil’s Tower (Japanese Bonus)

  • ANGEL WITCH - Give It Some Tickle

    Give It Some Tickle

    CASSETTE (1981)

    1. Sweet Danger
    2. They Wouldn’t Dare
    3. Angel Of Death
    4. The Sorceress
    5. Confused
    6. Evil Games
    7. Gorgon
    8. White Witch
    9. Baphomet
    10. Angel Witch
    11. Devils Tower
    12. Paranoid

    *Official Fan Club release. Tracks recorded at Norbeck Castle, Blackpool 29th Jan 1981


    ANGEL WITCH - Doctor Phibes

    Doctor Phibes

    LP Raw Power (1986) RAWLP 025

    1. Angel Witch
    2. Atlantis
    3. White Witch
    4. Confused
    5. Sorcerer
    6. Loser
    7. Doctor Phibes
    8. Gorgon
    9. Sweet Danger
    10. Free Man
    11. Angel Of Death
    12. Devil’s Tower
    13. Suffer

    *This is basically the first album with the 3 tracks from the “Loser” 7′ single


     Screamin’ Assault

    ANGEL WITCH - Screamin' Assault 1988

    1988 cover

    ANGEL WITCH - Screamin' Assault 1995

    1995 cover

    CD Killerwatt Records (1988) KILCD 1001
    CD Killerwatt Records (1995) KILCD 1001

    1. Dream World
    2. She Don’t Lie
    3. Frontal Assault
    4. Something Wrong
    5. Straight From Hell
    6. Reawakening
    7. Screamin N’ Bleedin’
    8. Waltz The Night
    9. Rendezvous With The Blade
    10. Goodbye
    11. Take To The Wing
    12. Fatal Kiss
    13. Underdogs
    14. U.X.V.

    *compilation with tracks from the “Screamin N’ Bleedin'” and “Frontal Assault” albums


    ANGEL WITCH - Live

    Live

    1. Angel of Death
    2. Sweet Danger
    3. Confused
    4. Sorceress
    5. Gorgon
    6. Baphomet
    7. Extermination Day
    8. Atlantis
    9. Flight 19
    10. Angel Witch
    11. White Witch

    LP Metal Blade (1990) ZORRO 1
    CD Metal Blade (1990) CD ZORRO 1
    CD Metal Blade (1990) 7 73443-2
    CASSETTE Metal Blade (1990) 7 73443-4

    *Recorded live in Los Angeles


    ANGEL WITCH - Paranoid

    Paranoid

    CD Midas Touch (1995) 95811 (bootleg)

    1. Sweet Danger
    2. They Wouldn’t Dare
    3. Angel Of Death
    4. Sorceress
    5. Confused
    6. Evil Games
    7. Gorgon
    8. White Witch
    9. Baphomet
    10. Angel Witch
    11. Paranoid

    *Same gig as with the “Give It Some Tickle” cassette. Might have sound or edit differences


    ’82 Revisited

    ANGEL WITCH - 82 Revisited

    High Vaultage & Magnum cover

    ANGEL WITCH - 82 Revisited Mausoleum

    2006 Mausoleum cover

    CD High Vaultage (1996) HV-1005
    CD Magnum (1997) CDTB 173
    CD Mausoleum (2006) 251061

    1. Gorgon
    2. Nowhere to Run
    3. They Wouldn’t Dare
    4. The Sorceress
    5. Evil Games
    6. White Witch
    7. Angel of Death
    8. Angel Witch
    9. Evil Games
    10. They Wouldn’t Dare
    11. Nowhere to Run

    Tracks 1-8 recorded live at East Anglian Rock Festival 24 July 1982
    Tracks 9-11 are studio recording from 1982 same in the “They Wouldn’t Dare” 7″

    *The Mausoleum pressing is titled “Angel Of Death: Live At The East Anglia Rock Festival


    Resurrection

    ANGEL WITCH - Resurrection Crook'd Records

    Crook’d Records cover

    ANGEL WITCH - Resurrection Zoom Club Records

    Zoom Club Records cover

    ANGEL WITCH - Resurrection Mausoleum

    Mausoleum cover

    CD self-released (1998)
    CD Crook’d Records (2000) CR003
    CD Zoom Club Records (2000) ZCRCD34
    CD Mausoleum (2003) 92512
    CASSETTE self-released (1998)

     

    1. Psychopathic 1
    2. Time To Die
    3. Violence
    4. Silent But Deadly
    5. Twist Of The Knife
    6. Psychopathic 2
    7. Slowly Sever
    8. Worm
    9. Scrape The Well
    10. Inertia

    Tracks 1-4 “Psychopatic” Demo (1987)
    Tracks 5-7 “Twist Of The Knife” Demo (1990)
    Tracks 8-10 “Resurrection” Demo (1998)


    Sinister History

    ANGEL WITCH - Sinister History LP

    LP cover

    ANGEL WITCH - Sinister History CD

    CD cover

    LP Archaic Temple Productions (1999)
    LP Archaic Temple Productions (1999)  limited to 666 copies Golden vinyl
    12″ Picture Disc Archaic Temple Productions (2004) limited to 245 copies
    CD Zoom Club Records (1999) ZCRCD21

    1. Baphomet
    2. Sorceress
    3. Extermination Day
    4. Flight 19
    5. Hades Paradise
    6. Devil’s Tower
    7. White Witch
    8. The Night Is Calling (Live)

    *All recordings are from the Demo 1978 except for “The Night Is Calling” Live in Marquee, London October 18th 1981

    CD tracklisting

    1. Baphomet
    2. Sorceress
    3. Extermination Day
    4. Flight 19
    5. Hades Paradise
    6. Devil’s Tower
    7. White Witch
    8. Into The Dark
    9. Devil’s Tower
    10. The Night Is Calling
    11. Angel Of Death
    12. Confused
    13. Evil Games

    Tracks 1-7 Demo 1978
    Tracks 8-9 Live March 11th 1978 Green Man, Plumstead, South London
    Track 10 Live October 18th 1981 Marquee, London
    Tracks 11-13 Live February 7th 1981 Norbreck Castle, Blackpool


    ANGEL WITCH - 2000: Live At The LA2

    2000: Live At The LA2

    2CD Zoom Club Records (2000) ZCRCD47

    1. Atlantis
    2. Confused
    3. Twist Of The Knife
    4. Gorgon
    5. White Witch
    6. Sorceress
    7. Extermination Day
    8. Psychopathic
    9. Baphomet
    10. Angel Of Death
    11. Guitar Solo
    12. Angel Witch

    *Recorded at the London Astoria 2 on May 26th 2000. The second disc is a VCD with 3 videos from the show: White Witch, Baphomet and Angel Witch


    ANGEL WITCH - Burn the White Witch - Live in London

    Burn the White Witch – Live in London

    CD Rubicon Music (2009) RBNCD-1017 (cardboard sleeve)

    1. Sweet Danger
    2. Confused
    3. Gorgon
    4. Sorcerers
    5. White Witch
    6. Atlantis
    7. Extermination Day
    8. Baphomet
    9. Angel Witch
    10. Dr. Phibes/ Angel Of Death

    *Recorded at the London Underworld on April 30th 2009


    ANGEL WITCH - Seventies Tapes

     

    Seventies Tapes

    LP Extermination Day Records (2018) COVEN001

    1. Baphomet
    2. Sorceress
    3. White Witch
    4. Devil’s Tower
    5. Extermination Day
    6. Flight Nineteen
    7. Hades Paradise

    *Demo recordings from 1978 and 1979
    *LP pressed in black vinyl, purple (limited to 200 copies), clear (limited to 80 copies), ‘metallic silver’ coloured and silver/black splatter vinyl


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