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Lee Altus

Lee Altus

Real/full name:
Leonid Altus
57 (born May 13th, 1966)
Place of birth:
Ukraine (Odessa, Odessa Oblast)


He moved to the United States from the Soviet Union (Ukraine) at the age of 15.

Lee was one of the auditions for Megadeth in 1989 when they were looking for a new guitarist. He reportedly declined this offer because of Dave Mustaine's drug addiction at the time.

He currently uses ESP guitars and ENGL amps. In the past he used Jackson King V guitars and MESA/Boogie amps.

Brother of Alex ...


Guitars (2005-present)

2005 Shovel Headed Kill Machine Guitars
2007 Sworn to a Great Divide / The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A (Split) Guitars
2007 The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A Guitars, Songwriting (track 4)
2008 Riot Act (Single) Guitars
2008 Let There Be Blood Guitars
2010 Shovel Headed Tour Machine: Live at Wacken and Other Assorted Atrocities (Video) Guitars
2010 Hammer and Life (Single) Guitars
2010 Exhibit B: The Human Condition Songwriting (tracks 1, 9), Guitars
2011 Bob Wayne / Exodus (Split) Guitars
2014 Salt the Wound (Single) Guitars
2014 Blood In, Blood Out Lyrics (tracks 5, 10), Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 5, 10)
2018 Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular (Split) Guitars
2021 Salt the Wound (Single) Guitars
2021 Persona Non Grata Guitars, Songwriting (track 3)
(show all)


Guitars (1984-1992, 2001-present)

1986 Pray for Death (Demo) Guitars
1987 Set Me Free (Single) Guitars
1987 Breaking the Silence Guitars
1988 Demo with Paul Baloff (Demo) Guitars
1989 Opiate of the Masses (Demo) Guitars
1991 Kill the King (Single) Guitars
1991 Victims of Deception Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 5, 6, 9, 10)
2004 Recovered (Compilation) Guitars
2005 2005 Demo (Demo) Guitars
2010 The Evolution of Chaos Guitars
2017 Hypnotized (Live in Berlin 2011) (Single) Guitars
2017 Pray for Death (The Complete Demo Collection) (Compilation) Guitars
2018 Goblin's Blade (Live in Aarau 2010) (Single) Guitars
2020 Control by Chaos (Live at the Dynamo) (Single) Guitars
2020 Empire of the Blind Guitars
(show all)

Angel Witch

Guitars (1993-1995, 2002-2003)

Bomb Threat


Die Krupps

Guitars (1993-1997)

1993 II - The Final Option Guitars
1993 Fatherland (Single) Guitars
1994 Crossfire (Single) Guitars
1994 Bloodsuckers (Single) Guitars
1994 To the Hilt (Single) Guitars
1995 Isolation (Single) Guitars
1995 Scent (Single) Guitars
1995 III - Odyssey of the Mind Guitars
1997 Fire (Collaboration) Guitars
1997 Paradise Now Guitars
1997 Rise Up (Single) Guitars
1997 Black Beauty White Heat (Single) Guitars
(show all)


Guitars (1984)


2010 Witchkrieg Guitars (lead) (track 5)

Fatal Rage

1988 Demo 88 (Demo) Producer
1990 Demo 90 (Demo) Producer


2010 The Evolution of Chaos Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 4-7, 11)


1998 Alone Against All Producer, Recording, Mixing


1990 State of Execution (Demo) Producer
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