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Dark Funeral - The Secrets of the Black Arts
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The Secrets of the Black Arts

Dark Funeral

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
January 28th, 1996
Catalog ID:
NFR 011
Label:
No Fashion Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
11 reviews (avg. 85%)
1. The Dark Age Has Arrived 00:16   instrumental
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2. The Secrets of the Black Arts 03:42   Show lyrics
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3. My Dark Desires 03:47   Show lyrics
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4. The Dawn No More Rises 04:00   Show lyrics
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5. When Angels Forever Die 04:07   Show lyrics
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6. The Fire Eternal 03:55   Show lyrics
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7. Satan's Mayhem 04:54   Show lyrics
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8. Shadows over Transylvania 03:41   Show lyrics
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9. Bloodfrozen 04:21   Show lyrics
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10. Satanic Blood (Von cover) 02:11   Show lyrics
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11. Dark Are the Paths to Eternity (A Summoning Nocturnal) 05:59   Show lyrics
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Band members
Themgoroth Bass, Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 7, 11), Songwriting (tracks 2, 4, 5, 7)
Blackmoon (R.I.P. 2013) Guitars, Vocals (track 10), Lyrics (2, 4-6, 8, 9), Songwriting (tracks 2-9, 11)
Lord Ahriman Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 2, 4-9, 11)
Equimanthorn Drums, Songwriting (tracks 2, 7)
Miscellaneous staff
Necrolord Cover art
Peter Tägtgren Producer, Mixing
Themgoroth Bass, Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 7, 11), Songwriting (tracks 2, 4, 5, 7)
Blackmoon (R.I.P. 2013) Guitars, Vocals (track 10), Lyrics (2, 4-6, 8, 9), Songwriting (tracks 2-9, 11)
Lord Ahriman Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 2, 4-9, 11)
Equimanthorn Drums, Songwriting (tracks 2, 7)
Necrolord Cover art
Peter Tägtgren Producer, Mixing
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In the notes the band members are referred to as:

Equimanthorn, Commander of the Infernal Demon Legions
Blackmoon, The Lord of the Shadows & Master of the Black Arts
Ahriman, The Lord of Destruction, Evil, Darkness & Death
Themgoroth, The Master of Diabolical Possession & Black Magic

Also released in 1996 by No Fashion Records as limited edition Digipak.

Released in the US by Necropolis Records on gatefold vinyl limited to 500 copies, printed by them under the label name Necrohell.

Cover art inspired by a painting by German 19th-century painter Caspar David Friedrich.

A music video was made for "The Secrets of the Black Arts".

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Studio Abyss
Produced by Dark Funeral And Peter TÃĪgtgren
Anno Satanas MCMXCV

Identifiers:

Barcode: 6 660666 000116
Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): DADC AUSTRIA A0100181859-0101 13 A0
Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): DADC AUSTRIA A0100181859-0101 13 A1
Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): DADC AUSTRIA A0100181859-0101 13 A2
Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L553
Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L553
Mastering SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI L553
Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 94F8
Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 94K7

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