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Bathory

Bathory

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 2nd, 1984
Catalog ID:
BMLP 666-1
Version desc.:
Sweden on black vinyl
Label:
Black Mark Production
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Limitation:
1000 copies
Reviews:
16 reviews (avg. 91%)
Side A - Darkness
1. Hades 02:45   Show lyrics
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2. Reaper 02:44   Show lyrics
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3. Necromansy 03:41   Show lyrics
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4. Sacrifice 03:17   Show lyrics
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Side B - Evil
5. In Conspiracy with Satan 02:29   Show lyrics
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6. Armageddon 02:32   Show lyrics
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7. Raise the Dead 03:42   Show lyrics
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8. War 02:15   Show lyrics
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Band members
Quorthon (R.I.P. 2004) Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics
Rickard Ribban Bergman Bass
Stefan Larsson Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Quorthon (R.I.P. 2004) Producer, Design
Börje "Boss" Forsberg Producer, Engineering
Quorthon (R.I.P. 2004) Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics
Rickard Ribban Bergman Bass
Stefan Larsson Drums
Quorthon (R.I.P. 2004) Producer, Design
Börje "Boss" Forsberg Producer, Engineering
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The printing on the cover was originally meant to be in gold instead of yellow, but because the expensive gold color could not be afforded the printing company was asked to use a standard color as close to gold as possible.

An exact counterfeit copy was released with the same information in 2013, but without the A4 insert.

The original title for this album was Pentagrammaton, but this title was discarded when several people read it as "Pentagon".

The cover image is a retouched portion of a drawing made by Jos A. Smith in 1981 for the book Witches by Erica Jong.

Regarding the spelling of Track 3: Sheets of Old English rub-on letters had already been purchased for rubbing the logo and the song titles. At some point during rubbing the song titles the night before turning the lay-out in for printing, it was discovered that they were one letter "c" short. Thinking nobody would ever notice anyway, and figuring a "s" sound though spelled with a "c" could easily be written with a "s" just as well, an "s" was duly used instead of a "c". Thus the title "Necromancy" became "Necromansy".

Recording information:

Recorded at – Heavenshore Studio, Stockholm, Sweden
Recorded on – June, 1984
Published by – Tyfon Music
Mixed at – Electra Studio, Stockholm, Sweden

Identifiers:

Matrix / Runout:
Side Darkness: BMLP6661A 840905 GP PD-CR pentagram (picture) 666 (pyramid style).
Side Evil: BMLP 6661B PD-CR cross (picture)

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