DÉTENTE - Classic Debut Album To Be Reissued In December; Opening Track Streaming

November 6, 2014, 9 years ago

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DÉTENTE - Classic Debut Album To Be Reissued In December; Opening Track Streaming

Xtreem Music has announced the release of "one of our absolute top thrash metal albums EVER", the debut album from Los Angeles' Détente, entitled Recognize No Authority.

Formed back in 1984, this re-issue celebrates the 30th anniversary of the band and includes absolutely all demos from Détente plus two unreleased songs taken from live and rehearsal recordings, and the two Catalepsy demos, a side band from some members, which sounded basically the same as Détente. This release has been approved and directed by former bass player Steve Hochheiser and means the one and only band's demo and discography from the 80's, contradicting some websites whose information is wrong.

Recognize No Authority was originally released in 1986 through Roadrunner Records in the US and Metal Blade in Europe. Leaded by female vocalist Dawn Crosby (RIP), the band quickly gained a status within the thrash metal scene with their unique style aside from the typical bands from these times. However, this success wasn't well managed by the band members back then and this leaded to creating a side-band (Catalepsy) and even disbanding after a fourth demo in '89. Dawn Crosby later formed Fear Of God with whom she recorded two albums before dying in '96.



This release will come in form of a 2-CD containing two bonus on CD1 with re-recorded versions of two album tracks (one being the instrumental track "Catalepsy" but here with original lyrics), made in 2010 and sung by current vocalist Tiina Teal. On CD2 there's 19 songs from the band's demos recorded in '84, '87 and '89 plus two unreleased songs recorded live and rehearsal in '85 and the two only demos by Catalepsy from '87 and '88. All songs comes with remastered sound and packed with a complete presentation full of band photos, flyers, lyrics and extensive liner notes from Steve Hochheiser. There will be also a limited run of t-shirts that will be available only through the Xtreem Music webstore.

Release date for Recognize No Authority (2-CD) is set for December 15th. Listen to "Losers" below, and stay tuned for more details.



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