BATHORY - The Return… of the Darkness and Evil 12" Vinyl LP Album

This is the UK release of "The Return……" ( full album title: The Return of the Darkness and Evil) , it is the second official full-length album released in 1985 by the Swedish Extreme Black Metal band "Bathory"

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Essentials of: BATHORY - The Return… of the Darkness and Evil

Music Genre:

Swedish Extreme Black Metal, Viking Metal

Label & Catalognr:

 Under One Flag FLAG 9

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

1987 United Kingdom ( UK )

Collector Specific Notes

 

Album Packaging:
This album comes with the original black and white custom inner sleeve (OIS), with on one side artwork and lyrics and on the other side lyrics and directions for ordering a Bathory T-Shirt.
Record Label

Record label information:

  • The record label "Under One Flag" has a large flag on the top-half of the label
  • The album title is print near the top of the record label ( belowe 12'o clock
  • Are there any artwork on the labels
  • There is NO Label Code ( LC )
  • There is NO Rights Society
  • The catalognr "FLAG 9" is the same as on the album cover
  • The rim-text rungs from 8.30 to 3:30 and is printed in the English text.
Matrix and run-out codes:
FLAG-9-A1 / FLAG-9-A1

Production & Recording Information

Producers:

Produced by Quorthon and 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:

Recorded and mixed by Boss

Recording Location:

Electra Studio, Stockholm, Sweden

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Album cover design by Quorthon

Photography:

Album fron cover photography: Gunnar Silins

Album back cover photo: Bathory


Musicians:
  • Quorthon electric guitar, additional bass guitar, vocals, lyrics

      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.

  • Andreas Johansson - bass guitar
  • Stefan Larsson - 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 (Side A):
  1. "Revelation of Doom (Intro)" 3:27
  2. "Total Destruction" 3:50
  3. "Born for Burning" 5:13
  4. "The Wind of Mayhem" 3:13
  5. "Bestial Lust" 2:41
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. "Possessed" 2:42
  2. "The Rite of Darkness" 2:05
  3. "Reap of Evil" 3:28
  4. "Son of the Damned" 2:48
  5. "Sadist (Tormentor)" 3:00
  6. "The Return of the Darkness and Evil" 3:49

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