Live Death: Hear Entire Third Disc from Limited 'Leprosy' Reissue

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exlusive stream of the entire third disc from the new Death Leprosy reissue, which was released today, April 29.

This bonus disc, which is available only on the deluxe version of the CD/digital reissue, contains two never-before-heard live sets from the Leprosy era. Tracks 1 through 11 were recorded live at Backsteets in Rochester, New York; tracks 12 through 15 are live from the Dirt Club in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

Check out both live sets below and let us know what you think in the comments or on Facebook!

Originally released in 1988, Leprosy built upon the thrash sounds of Metallica and Slayer but added a previously unheard level of extremity. While it was only the second album Death released, it immediately cemented them as heavy metal icons.

The entire album, as well as the bonus material, was remastered by Alan Douches (Mastodon, Nile). The deluxe 2XCD contains 50 minutes of previously unheard and unreleased Leprosy demos and rehearsal material; it comes in an embossed package with a 24-page booklet featuring unseen photos of the band plus new liner notes by Ian Christe (Sirius/XM) and Jeremy Wagner (Broken Hope). The LP features the remastered core album on vinyl with a download card for all of the music included on the 2XCD.

The super-limited 3XCD version is available exclusively from relapse.com and Bandcamp; it features everything included on the 2XCD version, plus an exclusive third disc with more than 40 minutes of unreleased live material. It's housed in a deluxe embossed eight-panel digipak, limited and numbered to 2,000 copies.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.