Rage of Angels
Rage of Angels
Christian metal band that broke up before their CD was even released. Became a cult favorite. Two Rage of Angels members, Frank DiCostanzo (guitar) and John Fowler (drums), went on to be in Steelheart. Lead singer Dan Mariano formed band called Pyn Siren.

John Sherman Fowler (born 1965- died March 21, 2008) was an American drummer who was an original member of Rage of Angels and Steelheart. He died on March 21, 2008 after falling into a coma on March 17 following a sudden brain hemorrhage.

Rage of Angels (Regency) 1989

1. "Leave You of Forsake You" (2:52)
2. "Reason to Rock" (3:53)
3. "It's Not Late for Love" (4:31)
4. "Somebody's Watching You" (3:53)
5. "Hooked on a Good Thing" (4:17)
6. "Do You Still Believe in Love" (4:16)
7. "Rock for the Rock" (4:39)
8. "Are You Ready for Thunder" (4:09)
9. "Don't Give Up" (4:08)

This was the one and only album Rage of Angels ever put out. Not sure why they broke up but I know they had a lot of label trouble. This one was originally scheduled to be released by R.E.X. but was sold to Regency. In any case, Rage of Angels are excellent heavy metal with a heavy Skid Row flare. Loads of hooks. With the right label and management, these guys could have been very popular in 1989. The album credits Doug Mann with production and mix, but apparently the band was so unhappy with the mix that they wanted it remixed. It was re-mixed by the Elefante brothers (Guardian, X-Sinner, Petra, etc.) before it's release. John and Dino were never given credit for it. The disc went out of print years ago, so these were selling for a pretty hefty price on the auctions.

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