BATHORY - S/T self-titled Goat Black Viking Metal 12" Vinyl LP Album

Bathory is the self-titled debut album of the Swedish black metal band Bathory. It is considered one of the first recorded examples that defined the black metal style. 

  This is an initial release with the generic inner sleeve with rounded corners (Patent No. 1.125.555 MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN G.H.)

Album Front Cover Photo of BATHORY - S/T self-titled Goat Black Viking Metal

Essentials of: BATHORY - S/T self-titled Goat Black Viking Metal

Music Genre:

Extreme Black Metal, Viking Metal

Label & Catalognr:

Under One Flag FLAG 8

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1984 Made in United Kingdom ( UK ) 

Collector Specific Notes

 

Album Packaging:
This is an initial release with the generic inner sleeve with rounded corners (Patent No. 1.125.555 MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN G.H.)
Album Front Cover:

How can the album cover be distinguished from other versions of this album

  • The front cover shows a white goat's head with red eyes
  • The name of the band "Bathory" is printed in large letters near the top.
  • There is NO catalognr on the front cover.
Album Back Cover

How does the album back cover be different from other versions

  • There is NO barcode on the album cover.
  • In the upper right corner of the album back cover there are: "Under One Flag", in red "FLAG 8", MU 221
Record Label

Record label information:

  • The record label has a black background with the drawing of a flag covering most of the upper half of the label.
  • There is no label code
  • There is no rights society
  • Is there a right society
  • The catalognr "FLAG 8" is same as on the album cover.
  • The rim-text runs from 8:30 to until 3:30 and is in English.

Production & Recording Information

Producers:

This album was produced by Quorthon and The Boss.

 Stig Börje "The Boss" Forsberg was a record label owner, music producer and drummer. He was father of Quorthon ( Thomas Forsberg ) and has produced several of Bathory's as well as albums for "The OZ".

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Sound Engineer: The Boss

Sound mix: Electra Studio, Stockholm, Sweden.

Recording Location:

Heaven Shore Studio, Stockholm, Sweden.

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Ace Spunky Black Spade, Quorthon


Musicians:
  • Quorthon – Guitars, Vocals

      Quorthon ( real-name: Thomas Börje Forsberg ) is founding member of the Bathory band (1983 ) and is singer and guitarist in the band. He has been with Bathory from 1983 until 2004 when he was found dead, due to heart failure.

  • Kothaar (Rickard "Ribban" Bergman ) – Bass
  • Vvornth (Stefan Larsson ) – Percussion, Drums

     Stefan Larsson - Drummer with the Swedish Black Metal band "Bathory" from 1984 until 1986. Before joining Bathory, Larsson played with the punk band: Obsklass.

Tracklisting Side Darkness:
  1. Hades - 2:45
  2. Reaper - 2:44
  3. Necromansy - 3:40
  4. Sacrifice - 3:16
Tracklisting Side Evil:
  1. In Conspiracy with Satan - 2:29
  2. Armageddon - 2:31
  3. Raise the Dead - 3:41
  4. War - 2:15

High Resolution & Quality Photos

Photo of album front cover BATHORY - S/T self-titled Goat Black Viking Metal
High Resolution Photo #10 Bathory debut album https://vinyl-records.nl

Note: the pictures on this page are actual photos of the album and allow you to judge the quality of cover. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. The quality of these images has been reduced in order to preserve network bandwidth, high quality images of these scans are available on request. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone )

Photo of album Back cover BATHORY - S/T self-titled Goat Black Viking Metal
High Resolution Photo #11 Bathory debut album https://vinyl-records.nl
Close up of the record's label
High Resolution Photo #12 Bathory debut album https://vinyl-records.nl
Photo of Side One: BATHORY - S/T self-titled Goat Black Viking Metal
High Resolution Photo #13 Bathory debut album https://vinyl-records.nl
Photo of Side Two: BATHORY - S/T self-titled Goat Black Viking Metal
High Resolution Photo #14 Bathory debut album https://vinyl-records.nl

BATHORY Discography


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