Blood Fire Death

album by Bathory

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]

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

Track listing change

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:

People change

References change

  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". Retrieved 12 September 2012.