Quite naive and deliciously absurd in the lyrics, Flotzilla is born because of power metal in power metal in the US meant Ride the Lightning or Metal Church Very good riffs and solos are everywhere. The Lead guitar is really nice on this song, also many nice drum fills. She Took An Axe 5. The first line of the album is an instant classic one.

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Hammerhead breaks the albums seal right away, and is fast and furious until the very last note were Eric yells Hammerhead. Good god this band can do no wrong! Two monuments stand in the centre of the album, the title track and “Metalshock”. Unlike those long drawn epics which can practically give the same effect as a dose of sleeping pills these songs would make you crave for more.

Flotsam and Jetsam “Doomsday for the Deceiver (20th Anniversary Special Edition)”

Great album if you like catchy speed metal with hints of thrash and who dosen’t? Well you’re wrong it’s another melodic thrashterpiece which is quickly followed by “U. To be fkotsam I had never heard of Flotsam and Jetsam before. Yet this album is filled to the brim with outstanding tunes and so these good songs have to face an overwhelming competition.

With doomzday mag came a thrash CD that had some damn fine songs: The bass is relentless in destroying the chords and the more melodic solo by the middle leads to a far more melodic overture to restart in rage. Most of the songs are fairly strong but often times fall victim to sounding too generic. Interview Part 2 No Place for Disgrace Far more aggressive and sinister, making this feel like fluff by contrast. Retrieved October 9, veceiver I can’t speak so highly of the leads, which I find to be the sort of frenetic excess that rarely provokes memorable lines, but the rhythms are solid and dynamic enough that flotsam and jetsam doomsday for the deceiver earn some points with the explosive quirks through “Desecrator” or the substantial 6 minute instrumental closer “Flotzilla” the precursor to “The Jones”.


Both begin by beautiful acoustic intros that build up to a speed metal frenzy, a middle solo section and a climactic ending. The drumming is also pretty good in some aspects, i must say he can sure keep a good beat.

It’s a flawless record.

Had Lizzy Borden been alive she would have made this her wake up alarm tune for sure. Unknown user Modified by: It slows down a bit half way through for a “mosh riff”, nice solo, another Iron Maiden-ish harmony, and a fucking monster bass solo that proves Metallica didn’t use Newsted’s talent or writing abitlities, considering he wrote almost every song on this album!. Flotsam’s own “Hammerhead” was never quite so fun for me as that other band’s “Hammerhead”. Minus points come from the drums. Sure, they aren’t Kreator or Sodom in the aggressiveness stakes, but they make up for any of that with a consistency of song-writing and speed, which makes ‘Doomsday For The Deceiver’ a stunning album overall, through and through.


The feelings are the ones of sadness, obscurity and tragedy. The Arizonans were pursuing an interesting path that placed them somewhere between the West Coast speed and intensity of Metallica, Megadeth and Slayer and the more traditional roots of Flotsam and jetsam doomsday for the deceiver influences like Judas Priest.

Flotsam and Jetsam – Doomsday for the Deceiver – Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives

The production flotssam bare bones. This track has more of Knutson’s falsettos but it’s short. Honestly, why aren’t they bigger than Jesus?

Brian Slagel and his crew including Bill Metoyer did a good job of capturing the palpable velocity of the band’s performance, but even thinking about this debut makes me dooksday once again for its next eldest sibling.

Well the rest is just plain, as the previous reviewer said, auditory orgasm. Most Flots fans think this is their best album easily, and I can understand why, this is pure thrash metal in its raw intelligent form.

Doomsday for the Deceiver – Wikipedia

Flotsam and Jetsam band albums debut albums s heavy metal album stubs. As we all know Flotsam and Jetsam is very widely recognized as the band where Jason Newsted got his start, and boy did this album blow or what?

Decejver interesting lyrics are also worth investigating if one has the time to do so.