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Bathory – Bathory Picture Disc Vinyl Satanic Black Metal

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Venom vs Venom Inc? Classic Album “Black Metal” 1982 – Who Would Win In A Fight?

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These days there are 2 Venoms: Venom and Venom Inc: Which One Is The Real McCoy?

Venom was formed in 1979 in Newcastle, England. 1982 they released their groundbreaking “Black Metal” album. Many credit Venom as being the first back metal band. Venom’smusic was more primitive than the fancy black metal bands of today. Their sound almost punk or like Motorhead.

  • While the exact details are murky. In 2003 Chronos tried to reunite the original venom line-up but was turned now.
  • Cronos’s real name is Conrad Thomas Lant and retains the rights to the Venom name.
  • Chrono’s plays fretless bass on the early Venom albums, which made the band sound even more chaotic and sloppy. This is what I call the “bathory effect“.
  • Mantas and Abaddon continue to Venom Inc.
  • Demolition Man replaced Chronos in on bass/vocals. He tours and recorded with Venom Inc.
  • Chrono appeared on Dave Grohl’s Probot album which also includes members of Celtic Frost, Trouble, Motorhead, King Diamond, and VoiVod.
  • Most music critics hate Venom.
VENOM VS VEMON INC

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WHICH VERSION OF VENOM WOULD WIN IN A FIST FIGHT

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Listen To “Black Metal” Full Album

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Black Metal Album Artwork and Sleeve

1 Black Metal 3:43
2 To Hell And Back 3:03
3 Buried Alive 4:14
4 Raise The Dead 2:51
5 Teacher’s Pet 4:44
6 Leave Me In Hell 3:35
7 Sacrifice 4:30
8 Heaven’s On Fire 3:43
9 Countess Bathory 3:44
10 Don’t Burn The Witch 3:21
11 At War With Satan (Preview) 2:19

Bonus Tracks (On Re-Issue)

12 Bursting Out (60 Min+ Version) 2:58
13 Black Metal (Radio 1 Session) 3:08
14 Nightmare (Radio 1 Session) 3:27
15 Too Loud For The Crowd (Radio 1 Session) 2:09
16 Bloodlust (Radio 1 Session) 2:44
17 Die Hard (12″ Version) 3:06
18 Acid Queen (12″ Version) 2:31
19 Bursting Out (12″ Version) 2:59
20 Hounds Of Hell (Outtake) 3:20

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Venom Line-Up 1985

Cronos – Vocals, Bass
Mantas – Guitars
Abaddon – Drums

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Everything You Wanted To Know About BATHORY “THE RETURN” 1986, But Were Afraid To Ask

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How On Guy From Sweeden, Some Lawnmowers, and Poor Production Became A Template For “Real Black Metal” Sound

The Return (of the Darkness and Evil) was the second album by Swedish black metal “band Bathory”. Bathory was not a “band” in the true sense of the word. Bathory was “the Foo-Fighters of black metal”. Quarton played every instrument, including drums. The Return was released on May, 27 1985.

I can remember listening to “The Return”. I was like 13 and still lived with my parents. I was scared I was in the presence of Satan, my Catholic guilt made me hide the album under my bed. The Return later spawned a slew of copycat bands, especially in the Norwegian “true black metal” scene.

Band Photos (Even Though There Was No Real Bnd)

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FROM MY PLAYLIST OF METAL BAND THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN BIGGER
THE FULL BATHORY “THE RETURN” LP

“The Return” Album Cover

BATHORY – “THE RETURN”

Tracklist

Side ‘Darkness’

1.”Revelationof 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 (Bitch)” – 2:41

Side ‘Evil’

1. “Possessed” – 2:42
2. “The Rite of Darkness” – 2:05
3. “Reap of Evil” – 3:28
4.”Son of the Damned” – 2:48
“Sadist (Tormentor)” – 3:00
5.”The Return of the Darkness and Evil” -3:49
5. “Outro” -0:25

quarchon from Bathory
Quarton from Bathory

Art Work and Inner Sleeve

Who Was Actually In The Bathory Band

Many people don’t this, but Bathory was a one-man band. Hence, the lack of live performances over the years. For some odd reason, other musicians credited even though Quarton himself, played guitar, bass, drums and did vocals. You listen to that album it is quite apparent, as you can hear the tempo-shifting in the drums.

  • Quorthon (Thomas Börje Forsberg) – guitars, vocals, additional bass guitar, production, recording, mixing, album cover design
  • Andreas Johansson – bass ??
  • Stefan Larsson – drums ??

The Bathory Production Sound

This is the style of raw production was copied by Bands like Darkthrone who wanted that “scary” lo-fi the first 2 Bathory albums. Quarton would later admit that this was not by design. He said the reason the album sounded that was is because of “lawnmowers passing the studio and a poor budget”.

The Death Of Quarton

Quarton died of a heart attack on June 7th 2004 in Stockholm, Sweden. Although never confirmed, drug use was suspected to be a contributing factor. He was 39 years old.

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