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Transilvanian Hunger


Release date:
February 17th, 1994
Catalog ID:
Peaceville Records
22 reviews (avg. 88%)
1. Transilvanian Hunger 06:10   Show lyrics
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2. Over fjell og gjennom torner 02:29   Show lyrics
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3. Skald av Satans sol 04:29   Show lyrics
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4. Slottet i det fjerne 04:45   Show lyrics
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5. Graven tåkeheimens saler 04:59   Show lyrics
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6. I en hall med flesk og mjød 05:13   Show lyrics
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7. As Flittermice as Satans Spys 05:56   Show lyrics
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8. En ås i dype skogen 05:03   Show lyrics
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Band members
Nocturno Culto Vocals
Fenriz Guitars, Bass, Drums, Lyrics (on tracks 1-4)
Miscellaneous staff
Greifi Grishnackh Lyrics (on tracks 5-8)
Fenriz Cover model
Nimbus Mastering (Europe)
Mayking Mastering (UK)
Tania Stene Artwork (uncredited, "Ferdasyn")
Tomas Lindberg Logo
Nocturno Culto Vocals
Fenriz Guitars, Bass, Drums, Lyrics (on tracks 1-4)
Greifi Grishnackh Lyrics (on tracks 5-8)
Fenriz Cover model
Nimbus Mastering (Europe)
Mayking Mastering (UK)
Tania Stene Artwork (uncredited, "Ferdasyn")
Tomas Lindberg Logo
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Read Pure Black Metal. 100% MaDTransilvanian August 15th, 2007
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Read Eternally stunning 100% Noktorn March 14th, 2007
Read Transylvanian Hunger, A... 98% orionmetalhead March 7th, 2007
Read What More Needs To Be Said? 100% ChrisDawg88 August 13th, 2006
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Read Well, it's okay... 72% stickyshooZ August 2nd, 2004

Fenriz handled all instruments on this album, as confirmed in at least two interviews.

First press 1994 (VILE 43 CD): VILE 43 written on the disc, no Music for Nations logo on the back cover
Second press 1994 (CDVILE 43): no VILE 43 written on the disc, Peaceville Records logo on the back cover.
Both have the infamous phrase 'Norsk Arisk Black Metal' (Norwegian Aryan Black Metal).
US-pressing (1994) by Peaceville / Fierce Recordings.

The last 4 tracks feature lyrics by Varg Vikernes.

The person on the cover is Fenriz.

Some pressings have the phrase 'Norsk Arisk Black Metal' (Norwegian Aryan Black Metal), but due to the negative response of many distributors around the world, that phrase was replaced by "True Norwegian Black Metal" in later pressings.

Reissued and remastered in 2003 as a digipak featuring a video interview clip.
Digitally remastered at Transfermation.

Unofficial English translations:
2. Over Mountains and Through Thorns
3. Scald of Satan's Sun
4. The Castle in the Distance
5. Tombs in the Misty Halls
6. In a Hall With Pork and Mead
8. A Hill in the Deep Woods

12" LP re-released by Peaceville Records in 2011. This edition is presented on 180gram black vinyl, with heavyweight sleeve & is limited to 2000 copies. Includes the more politically correct phrase "True Norwegian Black Metal" on the back cover. Audio is taken from the 2003 remaster. Information regarding the audio being taken from the 2003 remaster is printed on the inner sleeve. It is not mentioned on the Peaceville Records site.

Recording information:

Recorded in November and December 1993. Vocals added in 1994.

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