"Originally released in 1989, Black Mass was the heated follow-up to that wild 'n' weird debut album. Kicking off with "Kings of Evil," almost as a statement of pride, DEATH SS here took on a more modern and juiced-up aspect. With the energy more intense and the compositions more complex, Black Mass quickly became a more epic and almost "storytelling" listen. Granted, the band's trademark horror-laden atmosphere remained, but as a whole, Black Mass slotted well alongside the likes of King Diamond and Lizzy Borden and made DEATH SS a more contemporary band without sacrificing any ancient power.
Faithfully restored to its original sound and design, as per the band's specifications, hear DEATH SS's Black Mass as it was meant to be heard!"
Shadow Kingdom Records, 2017.