BATHORY ( Black Metal , Sweden ) Vinyl Discography and Album COver Photo Gallery

BATHORY was the first Black Metal band and is from Vällingby, Sweden. This web-page provides photos and detailed information on albums they released during the 1980s

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Bathory - S/T selftitled.

BATHORY - S/T selftitled ( 1984 United Kingdom UK ) .

Bathory's self-titled debut, released on October 2, 1984, is a seminal work that defines black metal's raw, primal essence. Recorded in a Stockholm studio, the album's lo-fi production and occult themes paved the way for the genre's evolution.

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BATHORY - Blood Fire Death FOC Gatefold

Bathory's 'Blood Fire Death,' unleashed in October 1988, melds black metal ferocity with the birth pangs of Viking metal. Recorded in France, its epic compositions like 'A Fine Day to Die' forge a sonic saga. A pivotal moment, shaping the trajectory of both black and Viking metal.

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Bathory - Hammerheart .

BATHORY - Hammerheart .

Bathory's "Hammerheart," unleashed in April 1990, marks a profound shift from black to viking metal. Recorded in Stockholm, its epic soundscapes and Norse mythic tales redefine metal. A cornerstone in the viking metal genre, it solidifies Bathory's legacy as pioneers of a sonic odyssey through ancient realms.

BATHORY - The Return New Web-Page

Bathory's "The Return of the Darkness and Evil," unleashed in 1985, is a menacing manifesto of early black metal. Recorded in Stockholm, its raw production and occult themes set the stage for the genre's ascent. A pivotal moment in Bathory's discography, shaping the trajectory of extreme black metal

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Under the Sign of the Black Mark

BATHORY - Under the Sign of the Black Mark

"Under the Sign of the Black Mark" had a major influence on the black metal genre, specifically the Norwegian black metal scene that emerged in the early 1990s. The song "Woman of Dark Desires" is a tribute to the band's namesake, Erzsébet Báthory, and has become one of their most recognized early tracks.