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Blood Fire Death is the fowert album bi the Swadish baund Bathory. It continued the baund's transition towards mair epic sangwritin, an includes some o the first Viking metal recordins, although it is still maistly black metal.

The leerics tae "The Golden Walls of Heaven" an "Dies Irae" are acrostics: the first letters o each line form phrases, namely "SATAN" (repeatit 8 times) an "CHRIST THE BASTARD SON OF HEAVEN". The leerics tae "For All Those Who Died" wur taken frae a poem bi Erica Jong, first published in her beuk Witches (1981).[1]

The front cover comes frae a paintin bi Peter Nicolai Arbo: Åsgårdsreien (1872).

Track leetin[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • All sangs written bi Quorthon
  1. "Odens Ride Over Nordland" – 2:59
  2. "A Fine Day to Die" – 8:35
  3. "The Golden Walls of Heaven" – 5:22
  4. "Pace 'till Death" – 3:39
  5. "Holocaust" – 3:25
  6. "For All Those Who Died" – 4:57
  7. "Dies Irae" – 5:11
  8. "Blood Fire Death" – 10:28
  9. "Outro" – 0:58

Note: The ootro is no includit on the cassette release.

Credits[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes an references[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. DePalma, Todd. "On Jos. A. Smith's Illustrations for Witches", The Left Hand Path, 2006-04-16. Retrieved on 2008-08-11.

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