Exodus II – Demo

Exodus II
Demo
1987 (no label)
Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

Greg Synder – Lead vocals, lead guitar, backup vocals
Steve Klopp – Rhythm guitar, backup vocals, vocals on “Handstamp”
Kevin Wendt – Keyboards, backup vocals
John Noble – Bass
Peter Noble – Drums

Bryan Davis – Guest vocals on “Jesus,” backup vocals
Lynn Wheldon – Newsman

Side 1:

  1. Too Late
  2. Children of the Light
  3. I Wanna Know

Side 2:

  1. Handstamp
  2. Jesus

So finally an Exodus II with an actual cover. There are a few tapes out there by Exodus II with no cover and no details about who they are. I’m still not sure if the band’s name a reference to the second chapter of Exodus, or a reference to the need for another Exodus, or simply the second version of a band that was just called Exodus. The sound here rides the line between hard rock and metal. Either the band couldn’t make up their mind which direction they wanted to go, or different band members were allowed to bring in different influences to the sound.

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