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Black Metal


Release date:
November 1st, 1982
Catalog ID:
NEAT 1005
Neat Records
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
19 reviews (avg. 88%)
Side A - Black
1. Black Metal 03:45   Show lyrics
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2. To Hell and Back 03:04   Show lyrics
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3. Buried Alive 04:19   Show lyrics
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4. Raise the Dead 02:48   Show lyrics
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5. Teacher's Pet 04:46   Show lyrics
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Side B - Metal
6. Leave Me in Hell 03:37   Show lyrics
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7. Sacrifice 04:31   Show lyrics
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8. Heaven's on Fire 03:43   Show lyrics
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9. Countess Bathory 03:44   Show lyrics
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10. Don't Burn the Witch 03:20   Show lyrics
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11. At War with Satan (preview) 02:14   Show lyrics
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Band members
Cronos Vocals, Bass
Mantas Guitars
Abaddon Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Richie Nichol Photography
Magda Artwork
Keith Nichol Producer
Conrad Lant (Original) Cover art
Cronos Vocals, Bass
Mantas Guitars
Abaddon Drums
Richie Nichol Photography
Magda Artwork
Keith Nichol Producer
Conrad Lant (Original) Cover art
Read Not As Influential, But... 83% DanielG06 March 12th, 2022
Read Not really black metal, but... 78% GratefulDeadInside February 5th, 2022
Read More like primitive NWOBHM 89% DesecratorJ May 10th, 2020
Read Black metal?? Of course not! 90% psiguen July 12th, 2019
Read Ride with me to hell and back 100% goflotsam July 8th, 2019
Read Against The Odds 93% LickMyOrangeBallsHalfling February 25th, 2019
Read Anyone else think Cronos... 97% Valfars Ghost December 8th, 2016
Read Black Metal 76% Big_Robot_Monster March 15th, 2016
Read Leave the unreal house of God 92% Felix 1666 May 9th, 2015
Read Classic and Influential,... 75% ImpureSoul August 28th, 2012
Read Simply exists to kick your ass 100% autothrall May 9th, 2009
Read Every bit as good as... 90% TableofHELL April 30th, 2007
Read Possibly the best album... 100% Satanwolf March 3rd, 2007
Read A joke 60% noinnocentvictim June 16th, 2006
Read Iconic "unpolished" greatness 93% cronosmantas February 28th, 2006
Read Totally fucking wicked. 90% Static November 23rd, 2005
Read And so unfolds the art that... 89% Shadow0fDeath August 8th, 2004
Read An unrestrained celebration... 95% Abominatrix October 24th, 2003
Read Lay down your souls to the... 77% UltraBoris December 30th, 2002

1st UK pressing came with a poster, lyric insert, and an embossed cover bearing the words "Venom" and "Black Metal" - both embossed, not printed.

The genre of black metal takes its name from the title of this album.

A music video was made for "Black Metal."

Recording information:

Recorded at Impulse Studios, Newcastle, England.
Mastered at Utopia Studios, London, England.


Matrix / Runout (Side A): NEAT 1005 A
Matrix / Runout (Side B): NEAT 1005 B Utopia "RIHTLOE"
Rights Society: MCPS

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