Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organise and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Doomsday for the Deceiver (20th Anniversary Special Edition) by Flotsam and Jetsam, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Doomsday for the Deceiver (20th Anniversary Special Edition)

Flotsam and Jetsam

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

Although Metallica were undoubtedly the front-runners of the thrash genre throughout the '80s, the decade saw numerous similar acts work their way out of the underground — Testament, Metal Church, and especially Flotsam & Jetsam. Hailing from a locale not exactly known for spawning metal acts — Arizona — Flotsam & Jetsam seemed well on their way to joining the thrash metal elite before bassist Jason Newsted jumped ship to join Metallica. The only Newsted-era Flotsam release, Doomsday for the Deceiver, received the 20th Anniversary Edition treatment in 2006, and for fans of this cult classic metal release, there is much to feast on. Comprised of a staggering three discs, the release includes both original and remixed/remastered versions of Doomsday for the Deceiver, bonus tracks, and also a DVD of interviews and numerous early performances. Musically however, it was clear who the group's main influence was on such tracks as "Hammerhead" and the epic title track. Elsewhere, it's obvious that guitarists Michael Gilbert and Edward Carlson were going through a heavy Yngwie Malmsteen phase at the time, as the solos on such tracks as "Flotzilla" sound like they were directly lifted from Rising Force. But give the band some credit — while most metal acts were busy perfecting their spandex color coordination, Flotsam & Jetsam gentlemen were helping spread the word about a new, extreme metallic style, and they were certainly off to a good start with Doomsday for the Deceiver, Rovi

Biography

Formed: 1985 in Phoenix, AZ

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Flotsam and Jetsam initially showed a lot of promise within thrash metal circles and, though they've continued to record over the past 15 years, their talent and professionalism never quite translated into significant sales or mainstream recognition. Formed in Arizona by vocalist Eric A. K., guitarists Michael Gilbert and Edward Carlson, bassist Jason Newsted, and drummer Kelly David-Smith, Flotsam and Jetsam were part of the second wave of thrash bands. After signing with Metal Blade Records, they...
Full bio
Doomsday for the Deceiver (20th Anniversary Special Edition), Flotsam and Jetsam
View In iTunes
  • 17,99 €
  • Genres: Rock, Music, Metal
  • Released: 1986

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Influencers

Contemporaries