...it's a five-album deal. As far as I know, Randy Burns will hopefully be producing and we will start recording in mid-to-lare July.
I'm very confident in our new material. We've got a fairly large following. Just wait for the album - it will devastate. Combat are very supportive of us.
It will probably have 11 songs on it - some of which are 'Torn to Pieces', 'Denial of Life', 'Scream Bloody Gpre', 'Baptized in Blood', 'Infernal Death', 'Zombie Ritual', 'Mutilation', 'Land of no Return' etc... It will fucking RULE!!!!
- Chuck Schuldiner / Death interview, Violent Noize #2, 1986
DEATH released their debut album on this day in 1987. Scream Bloody Gore - which in the above mid-1986 interview was being called Zombie Ritual - was recorded with the Mutilation demo lineup of Chuck Schuldiner and Chris Reifert (AUTOPSY). Released through Combat Records.