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Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam

Gorgoroth

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
June 19th, 2006
Catalog ID:
RR 079
Label:
Regain Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
10 reviews (avg. 82%)
1. Wound upon Wound 03:32   Show lyrics
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2. Carving a Giant 04:12   Show lyrics
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3. God Seed (Twilight of the Idols) 04:16  
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4. Sign of an Open Eye 04:06   Show lyrics
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5. White Seed 04:39  
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6. Exit 03:33  
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7. Untamed Forces 02:39  
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8. Prosperity and Beauty 04:54   Show lyrics
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Band members
Gaahl Vocals, Lyrics
King Bass
Infernus Guitars
Guest/Session
Frost Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Alexander Langsholt Cover art, Photography
King ov Hell Cover art
Svein "Schwein" Solberg Engineering (guitars & bass)
Geir Luedy Engineering (drums)
Thomas Eberger Mastering
Infernus Mastering, Cover art
Herbrand Larsen Engineering (vocals), Mixing
William Bouguereau Cover art
Gaahl Vocals, Lyrics
King Bass
Infernus Guitars
Frost Drums
Alexander Langsholt Cover art, Photography
King ov Hell Cover art
Svein "Schwein" Solberg Engineering (guitars & bass)
Geir Luedy Engineering (drums)
Thomas Eberger Mastering
Infernus Mastering, Cover art
Herbrand Larsen Engineering (vocals), Mixing
William Bouguereau Cover art
Read Not bad, but pretty generic... 72% DarkStep01 March 25th, 2011
Read Good Riddance 60% Razakel October 5th, 2009
Read Well Produced, but Still... 90% Five_Nails July 31st, 2009
Read Solid Nastiness 85% Necrodemigod January 26th, 2009
Read Gorgoroth - Review 90% Pratl1971 January 4th, 2008
Read Pretty Good 84% Dugdurb July 31st, 2007
Read The return of Black metal 92% Barad_dur September 7th, 2006
Read One of their Best 95% Taliesin August 19th, 2006
Read Gorgoroth returns 80% MazeofTorment August 5th, 2006
Read better than you would expect 74% vorth June 28th, 2006

Guitars and bass recorded at Steel Production's Studio in Spydberg, May 2005, engineered by Svein Solberg.
Vocals recorded at Earshot Studio in Bergen, March 2006, engineered by Herbrand Larsen.
Drums recorded at Lydriket Studio in Bergen, January 2005, engineered by Geir Luedy.
Mixed by Gorgoroth and Herbrand Larsen in Bergen.
Mastered by Infernus and Thomas Eberger at Cutting Room in Stockholm, April 2006.
Produced by Gorgoroth.
All music by King.

Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam has been released in a limited edition digipack on Regain Records.
This edition features slightly modified cover art and a bonus DVD which includes the uncensored version of the "Carving a Giant" video not previously seen on MTV or YouTube as well as "The Making of Carving a Giant" documentary.
More information on the release is available via Regain Records' website.

The title is Latin for "For the Greater Glory of Satan". It is a parody of Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam ("For the Greater Glory of God"), the motto of the Society of Jesus, conceived by Infernus after having read an article on the counter-reformation and the Jesuits. This is so far the only Gorgoroth album not to have any titles and lyrics in Norwegian.

The artwork used is from the painting Dante and Virgil in Hell by William-Adolphe Bouguereau.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 732047 005954 8
Matrix / Runout (Version 1): GZ (logotype) S51657 RR 079/JB
Matrix / Runout (Version 2): GZ (logotype) V61831 RR 079/JB
Mastering SID Code (Mastering SID Code): IFPI LD02
Mould SID Code (Version 1): IFPI 5J39
Mould SID Code (Version 2): IFPI 5J36

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