Shovel Headed Kill Machine

Exodus - Shovel Headed Kill Machine

Shovel Headed Kill Machine is the seventh studio album by the American thrash metal band Exodus, released on October 4, 2005 through Nuclear Blast. This album contains a huge shift in the lineup for Exodus. This is the first album to feature new vocalist Rob Dukes, after the departure of Steve Souza, debut of Lee Altus on guitars, after Rick Hunolt's departure, and is also the only Exodus album to feature Paul Bostaph on drums after Tom Hunting's second departure.

Track listingEdit

All songs by Gary Holt unless stated.

  1. "Raze" (Dukes, Holt) - 4:17
  2. "Deathamphetamine" – 8:31
  3. "Karma's Messenger" (Dukes, Holt) - 4:14
  4. "Shudder to Think" – 4:48
  5. "I Am Abomination" – 3:25
  6. "Altered Boy" – 7:37
  7. "Going Going Gone" – 4:59
  8. "Now Thy Death Day Come" – 5:11
  9. ".44 Magnum Opus" – 6:56
  10. "Shovel Headed Kill Machine" – 2:57

Note: Limited digipak edition of the album contains a bonus track "Purge the World". Japanese edition of the album contains another bonus song, "Problems", which is a Sex Pistols cover. Limited 2 LP edition contains these both tracks.


  • Rob Dukes – vocals
  • Gary Holt – guitar
  • Lee Altus – guitar
  • Jack Gibson – bass
  • Paul Bostaph – drums
  • Produced by Gary Holt
  • Engineered by Jason Urteage
  • Recorded at Trident Studio
  • Mixed and Mastered by Andy Sneap at Backstage Studios in Derby, UK
  • Management: Steven Warner
  • A&R: Jaap Wagemaker

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