Det som engang var
is Norwegian for "What Once Was."
Recorded at Grieghallen Studios, April 1992 (before the "Aske" EP, although "Aske" was released first).
Original out-of-print jewelcase edition released by Cymophane in 1993 (Matrix code: DURECO  EYE 001). Limited to aroundd 950 copies.
Several bootlegs are circulating with the following matrix code:
-DURECO (01) EYE001 (close to the genuine matrix but () instead  and EYE001 instead EYE 001)
-dureco  eye 001 (lowercase text)
Re-released version (digipak, with black text of a different font, for band name and the title) by Misanthropy Records
, 1994. This version contains lyrics in both English and German, while the album info on the back is written in Norwegian.
English translation of Norwegian titles:
1. The Coast of Evil
3. One Ring to Rule
5. The One Who Wandered
6. When the Sky Clears
7. Turn the Sign of the Microcosm
8. Black Thrones
Re-released in 2005 by Back on Black
"Det som engang var" 12" LP limited to 1000 copies on black wax. Inner sleeve has lyrics, picture, etc. Comes with poster. Released by Misanthropy Records
Re-released on CD in 2010 by Byelobog Productions
. Comes with a slipcase featuring brand new exclusive artwork.
The cover art, just like the one of "Burzum", was inspired by the Dungeons and Dragons adventure module "The Temple of Elemental Evil".