Compilation of the two Blackdeath's early EPs: "Totentanz" split with Mortifera and "Totentanz II" split with Leviathan. The material here has the primitive aggression like "Bottomless armageddon" and previous albums, but upon closer listening you'll find the riffs and song writing are slowly morphing into their later sound as heard on "Vortex" and "Katharsis" albums. Sounding strangely removed from a natural, organic sound, these songs are the last Blackdeath songs to feature drum computer and combined with the atypical melodies and sounds with hysterical and possessed vocals give the whole an unhuman aura that is uncanny.
Digipack CD released winter 2015/2016.
released December 1, 2015
Abysslooker - guitars, bass, vocals at 9th track
Para Bellum - vocals (except 9th track)
Tracks 1, 3, 5-7 were recorded and mixed in Sound Line Studio in June-July 2004
Tracks 2, 4, 8, 9 were recorded and mixed in Abysslooker's studio in February 2005
Mastered in February 2014 by Arjan Peeks
All music by Abysslooker
All lyrics by Para Bellum (except 2, 4 & 9 by Abysslooker)
All paintings by Polar Maya (except the sigil of Lucifer from the Grimorium Verum)
Albums like this give me hope for black metal as a whole. This is a breathtaking, sweeping behemoth that will take you on a journey you may not want to come back from. It’s one of my favorite discoveries of the past five years, and I can only hope that they make more CDs. 100% recommended! admiral_stiffplank
"Krigsdøger" is one of the best black metal releases I had the pleasure to listen to over the last months. It spreads the pioneer spirit from the 90s, it is rough and melodic at the same time and even the sharp sound reminds me at some Grieghallen classics. Quite unique and full of black metal hits! Listen for example to "En pålagt byll" and decide for yourself. H.L.