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Blood Fire Death

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Blood Fire Death
Studio album by
Released8 October 1988
RecordedFebruary 1988 in
Stockholm, Sweden
GenreViking metal, black metal
Length45:41
LabelUnder One Flag
ProducerQuorthon and Boss Forsberg
Bathory chronology
Under the Sign of the Black Mark
(1987)
Blood Fire Death
(1988)
Hammerheart
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Blood Fire Death is the fourth studio album by the Swedish extreme metal band Bathory. It was released on 8 October 1988, through the music label of Under One Flag. The album is mainly black metal, but it is sometimes called the first viking metal album.[1] In 2009, IGN included Blood Fire Death in their "10 Great Black Metal Albums" list.[2]

Track listing[change | change source]

No. Title Length
1. "Odens Ride Over Nordland"   2:59
2. "A Fine Day to Die"   8:35
3. "The Golden Walls of Heaven"   5:22
4. "Pace 'Till Death"   3:39
5. "Holocaust"   3:25
6. "For All Those Who Died"   4:57
7. "Dies Irae"   5:11
8. "Blood Fire Death"   10:28
9. "Outro"   0:58
Total length:
45:41

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Blood Fire Death - Bathory : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 August 2012.
  2. Ramirez, Carlos (6 January 2009). "10 Great Black Metal Albums – IGN". ign.com. Retrieved 12 September 2012.