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Angel Witch are, in my opinion, one of the best bands produced by the NWOBHM, I think it is a shame they don't get the sort of recognition of bands such as Iron Maiden or Saxon. Angel Witch are so under-rated in fact that it is, in my experience anyway, virtually impossible to find any of their albums, I have three of them, and only one which I found in a music shop, the other two came from a trade with one of my friends and a garage sale. what dows everyone else think, are Angel Witch a good band? do they deserve more recognition? have you found it as difficult as me to actually find their albums?

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I have their first album. Sadly, it's very inconsistent. Their new album comes out tomorrow, just FYI. Edit: And no, with the internet, it isn't hard to find their albums.
Their first two albums are amazing! From what I've heard the third slots nicely with the second. I can't wait to get their new release as they are MUCH better than a lot of what came from that era. And yes, the internet doesn't make it any easier to find their third album. It's still pretty much impossible to find and if you do find it it's in tape or shitty vinyl format and well over $100. If you're into stealing it's great however.
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Re: Angel Witch oh I have got to pick up that new album, as for their older stuff being that I have neither a casette player or whatever the fuck you play vinyls on (hey I'm 21 I'm not supposed to know that shit( the internet is useless for picking up Angel Witch albums, and so is iTunes for the record, they only have the compilation album

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oh I have got to pick up that new album' date=' as for their older stuff being that I have neither a casette player or whatever the fuck you play vinyls on (hey I'm 21 I'm not supposed to know that shit( the internet is useless for picking up Angel Witch albums, and so is iTunes for the record, they only have the compilation album[/quote'] You play vinyl on a turntable :lol: sadly in the USA it's considered an instrument. I wish they'd reissue their third damned album already. They've already reissued the first two.
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they should just reissue all their albums' date=' put them all into one big set with the new one as well and charge a reasonable amount for it[/quote'] That would be too easy. lol. They've got a ton of singles/EP's and the like but only three actual albums, until their latest one drops.
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Re: Angel Witch I've found them on vinyl and cassette both of which are useless to me, and I don't care how rare an album is I'm not prepared to pay ludicrous amounts of money for an album that may or may not be any good, it's almost a moot point now anyway since now the only Angel Witch albums I don't have are Resurrection and As Above...So Below, and any live albums they did which I don't care about anyway

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@Murph: No' date=' the 'net isn't useless for finding their albums. You just have to know where to look and have the cash. Discogs is a perfect example of this.[/quote'] Discogs is ridiculous, everyone on there wants at least double what you could find the same thing for on eBay, but they don't pop up as frequently on eBay most of the time.
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Re: Angel Witch Like someone said earlier, those are easily found online. If they're out of print and the only people profiting from the sales of those albums is Ebay sellers charging $100+ for a cd, I say download away. If the band was making money off the early stuff I'd gladly pick up a remastered cd of the debut. So yeah, it would be really cool if Metal Blade could find a way to release those.

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Re: Angel Witch I have the first three Angel Witch albums, two of which I found purely by chance and the third by sheer dumb luck, I don't have the new one or the album which preceded it, it'd be great for metal blade to find some way of releasing those two in a bundle pack

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