Origin: Melbourne, Australia  
Genres: Thrash Metal
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Last update/review: October 21, 2019

Hobbs Angel Of Death

Essentially a solo project for revered pioneering Aussie metal extremist Peter Hobbs, Hobbs Angel Of Death was one of the earliest extreme metal projects to originate from Down Under. The band came out strong with its 1988 self-titled debut, strongly reminiscent of Hell Awaits-era Slayer, with heavy Satanic overtones, at least if song titles like "Lucifer's Domain", "Satan's Crusade", "Crucifixion", etc., were any indication. Dozens of members came and went over the years, but the band only sporadically recorded, with the '88 debut, the 1995 followup Inheritance, and 2016's Heaven Bled the only three full-length albums recorded. Surviving several breakups and reformations, the group was active as late as 2019, but Hobbs' passing in October officially put the band to rest.

Last Lineup

Peter Hobbs

guitars/vocals RIP: October 21, 2019, age 58

Simon Wizen

guitars

Alessio Medici

bass

Iago Bruchi

drums

Former Members/Guests

Mark Woolley

lead guitar

Nick Maltezos

lead guitar

Phil Gresik

bass (ex-Bestial Warlust, Destroyer 666)

Dave Frew

bass (ex-Rampage)

Darren McMaster-Smith

drums

Bruno Canziani

drums (ex-Rampage)



Discography


Hobbs Angel Of Death  
1988 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. House Of Death
  2. Satan's Crusade
  3. Lucifer's Domain
  4. Marie Antoinette
  5. Jack The Ripper
  6. Crucifixion
  7. Brotherhood
  8. The Journey
  9. Bubonic Plague
  10. Cold Steel
  • Peter Hobbs
  • Mark Woolley
  • Phil Gresik
  • Darren McMaster-Smith



Inheritance  
1995 Def
  1. Depopulation
  2. Skeptics
  3. Revenge
  4. Ashes
  5. Catalepsy
  6. Tutankhamen
  7. Dream Killer
  8. Final Feast
  9. Misled Fortune
  10. Forced Fed
  11. I Am What I Am
  12. Lost Faith
  13. Destiny
  • Peter Hobbs
  • Nick Maltezos
  • Dave Frew
  • Bruno Canziani



Hobbs' Satans Crusade  COMPILATION
2003
  1. House Of Death
  2. Crucifixion
  3. Jack The Ripper
  4. Bubonic Plague
  5. The Journey
  6. Lucifers Domain
  7. Satanic Overture
  8. Chainsaw Massacre
  9. Marie Antoinette
  10. Liar
  11. Satans Crusade



Heaven Bled  
2016 High Roller
  1. Il mostro di Firenzi
  2. Walk My Path
  3. Final Feast
  4. Drawn and Quartered
  5. Heaven Bled
  6. Sadistic Domination
  7. Son of God
  8. TMMF
  9. Hypocrites
  10. Abomination
  11. Suicide
  12. Depopulation
  • Peter Hobbs
  • Simon Wizen
  • Alessio Medici
  • Iago Bruchi




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