I'm capping off my review of the Unholy Trinity of 1986 with Dark Angel's “Darkness Descends.” While I personally favor “Pleasure to Kill” in this trinity, “Darkness Descends” is a very, very close second to me, as this album is rife with brilliant metal riffs and blazing-fast intensity. Like all the best albums among the “top-tier” shelf of metal albums, “Darkness Descends” is overflowing with the very spirit of heavy metal. Excessive, … more
To cap off my QT's about the Unholy Trinity of 1986, I'll talk about Dark Angel's "Darkness Descends." Even though I favor "Pleasure to Kill" out of the Unholy Trinity, I think "Darkness Descends" is a very, very close second. This Dark Angel album is like a celebration of excess, since this is one of the fastest and most intense thrash albums I've ever heard. Yeah, there's a lot of baseball cap-wearing tough-guy … more
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