Formed in 1981 out of the ashes of Blackwater Fever the band hailed from London, England but moved to the USA in 1987 for a while. The band practised pure heavy metal. 1982 brought the debut single, Valhalla/Boadicea, which lead to a contract with Bullit Records. Palfrey left the band before the debut's release. The band planned on re-recording its sophomore with singer Lee Addison the band split up in 1994. The band reformed in 2012. Desolation Angels’ King album was re-released with revised cover art and distributed worldwide through Dissonance Productions in 2018. It was a 2017 demo.