Omen is an American heavy metal band. The band was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1983, by lead guitarist Kenny Powell, previously with the band Savage Grace and signed on with Metal Blade in 1984, with whom they released their debut Battle Cry (which contained "The Axeman", which appeared on the soundtrack for the Heavy Metal themed 2009 video game Brütal Legend).
In 1985 the second album Warning Of Danger followed, which could easily compare with their debut, and built up Omen's reputation as one of the forefathers of power metal acts.
In 1986 they released The Curse, their first release with major label distribution by Capitol Records in the US. In Japan the band climbed to Number 14 in the Burrn! Charts.
With new singer Coburn Pharr (who would later leave to join Annihilator) the band released Escape To Nowhere in 1988; although considered a departure from the classic Omen sound, "Thorn in Your Flesh" wasЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Battle Cry [01.01.1984, альбом]
- Warning of Danger [01.01.1985, альбом]
- The Curse [22.03.1986, альбом]
- Escape to Nowhere [27.09.1988, альбом]
- Reopening the Gates [1997, альбом]
- Eternal Black Dawn [02.09.2003, альбом]
- The Curse / Nightmares [05.11.1996, сборник]
- The Best of Omen: Teeth of the Hydra [01.01.1999, сборник]
- Omen [10.09.2003, сборник]