DEATH “Leprosy” Reissue Now Available For Streaming

Tuesday, 22nd April 2014

Originally unleashed upon the masses in 1988, DEATH’s influential LP Leprosy is the fifth installment in Relapse Record’s reissue crusade and is available for streaming in its entirety below. The Leprosy reissue will be released on April 25 in Benelux, Germany, Finland; April 29 in North America and April 28 in the the rest of the world. The entire album and bonus material were remastered by Alan Douches (MASTODON, NILE) and will be released in 2xCD/Limited Edition, 3xCD/LP/Picture Disc LP/Limited Edition and 2xLP box set.

The limited edition Deluxe 2xCD contains 50 minutes of previously unreleased Leprosy demos and rehearsal material housed in an embossed o-card package with a 24-page booklet featuring unseen photographs of the band as well as brand new liner notes from Ian Christe (SiriusXM) and BROKEN HOPE’s Jeremy Wagner. The LP also features the remastered core album on wax together with a download card for all of the music included on the 2xCD.

In addition to the 2xCD reissue, a very limited 3xCD version will be available exclusively from Relapse.com featuring everything included on 2xCD version plus an exclusive third CD featuring over 40 minutes of unreleased live material, housed in a deluxe embossed eight-panel digipak with a 24-page booklet, limited and numbered to 2000 copies.

Finally, a 500 copy limited-edition deluxe vinyl box set will be available exclusively from Relapse.com containing: the remastered core Leprosy album on exclusive colored vinyl; a second LP containing unreleased rehearsal material from the “Leprosy” sessions housed in an exclusive jacket with original flyer art on exclusive colored vinyl; an exact replication of the original Combat newspaper print LP insert, a “Leprosy” turntable slipmat, and a download card of all three discs.

Pre-orders, including an exclusive new line of official DEATH merch, are available here.




Leprosy Disc 1

1. Leprosy
2. Born Dead
3. Forgotten Past
4. Left To Die
5. Pull The Plug
6. Open Casket
7. Primitive Ways
8. Choke On It

Disc 2

Leprosy – 9/23/87 Rehearsal

1. Open Casket
2. Choke On It
3. Left To Die
4. Left To Die – Take 2

Leprosy – 12/05/87 Rehearsals

5. Left To Die
6. Open Casket
7. Pull The Plug
8. Choke On It
9. Born Dead
10. Forgotten Past

Disc 3

Live at Backstreets, Rochester, NY – December 13th, 1988

1. Leprosy
2. Open Casket
3. Zombie Ritual
4. Pull The Plug
5. Left To Die
6. Mutilation
7. Forgotten Past
8. Born Dead
9. Denial Of Life
10. Primitive Ways
11. Infernal Death

Live at The Dirt Club, Bloomfield, NJ – December 11, 1988

12. Leprosy
13. Pull The Plug
14. Forgotten Past
15. Primitive Ways

Digital Deluxe ONLY Bonus Tracks – Live at The Dirt Club, Bloomfield, NJ – December 11, 1988

16. Open Casket
17. Mutilation
18. Infernal Death

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