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Death Angel Release Album Artwork For ‘Relentless Retribution’

San Francisco Bay Area thrash legends, DEATH ANGEL, have uploaded the album cover art by Brent Elliot White (Job For A Cowboy, Carnifex, Whitechapel) for their upcoming release entitled Relentless Retribution, to their official Myspace page
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Relentless Retribution is a full return to the bands thrash roots and will be released on September 3rd in Europe and the 14th in North America. The album was recorded at Audio Hammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with production genius Jason Suecof (Trivium, August Burns Red, The Black Dahlia Murder, All That Remains, Whitechapel, Devildriver). 

Vocalist Mark Osegueda commented: 
“I haven’t been as excited about the cover artwork on any other DEATH ANGEL album as I am for this one! It fits the whole theme of the album! Angry and aggressive! I think what excites me most is that Brent did the artwork based on our lyrics! It wasn’t an already finished product. When we first saw Brent’s work we were floored by the mixture of fantasy meets reality and we knew we wanted him to do the artwork for this album! In the end he surpassed our expectations with the fiercest DEATH ANGEL album cover to date! I haven’t been as excited about the cover artwork on any other DEATH ANGEL album as I am for this one! It fits the whole theme of the album. Angry and aggressive! I think what excites me most is that Brent did the artwork based on our lyrics. It wasn’t an already finished product. When we first saw Brent’s work we were floored by the mixture of fantasy meets reality and we knew we wanted him to do the artwork for this album! In the end he surpassed our expectations with the fiercest DEATH ANGEL album cover to date!”
Cover artist Brent Elliot White added:
“Originally the theme of this album was betrayal by those close to you and revenge against the deceitful.  After a pretty spirited conversation with Rob and emails back and forth the saying “Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” kept coming up. Basically we danced around that metaphor till it became pretty clear that a direct interpretation was the way to go.  Illustrating betrayal and revenge in a single piece proved to be a challenge but as I received the lyrics to the songs things quickly fell into place.“ 
DEATH ANGEL will be direct support to Swedish melodic metallers SOILWORK this Summer. Joining them will be Quebec’s tech-death masters AUGURY, Roadrunner Records recording artists MUTINY WITHIN, and pirate themed thrashers SWASHBUCKLE.
DEATH ANGEL
07/07/10  New Oasis – Reno, NV
07/08/10  Club Vegas – Salt Lake City, UT
07/09/10  Gator’s – Farmington, NM
07/10/10  War Legion Underground – Amarillo, TX
07/11/10  Marquee – Tulsa, OK
07/12/10  The Muse – Nashville, TN
07/13/10  The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
 
SOILWORK, DEATH ANGEL, AUGURY, MUTINY WITHIN, SWASHBUCKLE
07/14/10  Jaxx – W. Springfield, VA
07/15/10  The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
07/16/10  The Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
07/17/10  The Palladium – Worcester, MA
07/18/10  FouFounes Electriques – Montreal, QC – CANADA
07/19/10  The Opera House – Toronto, ON – CANADA
07/20/10  Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
07/21/10  Blondie’s – Detroit, MI
07/22/10  Reggies Rock Club – Chicago, IL
07/23/10  The Rave – Milwaukee, WI ç + THE CRINN
07/24/10  The Rock – Maplewood, MN ç + THE CRINN
07/27/10  El Corazon – Seattle, WA
07/28/10  Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC – CANADA
07/29/10  Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
07/30/10  Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
07/31/10  The Galaxy Theatre – Santa Ana, CA
08/01/10  Ramona Mainstage – Ramona, CA
08/02/10  The Clubhouse – Tempe, AZ
08/03/10  The Rock – Tucson, AZ
08/05/10  Emo’s – Austin, TX
08/06/10  Ridglea Theater – Ft. Worth, TX
08/07/10  The Warsaw – Houston, TX
08/08/10 The Parish – New Orleans, LA ç NO SOILWORK
08/09/10  The Club at Firestone – Orlando, FL
08/10/10  Volume 11 – Raleigh, NC
08/11/10  Headliner’s Music Hall – Louisville, KY
08/12/10  Gil’s Bar and Grill – Virginia Beach, VA
08/13/10  Sonar – Baltimore, MD
08/14/10  Diesel Nightclub – Pittsburgh, PA
08/15/10  Webster Theater – Hartford, CT