THE 1998 RELEASE OF DARK & PSYCHOTIC EXTREMITY FROM THE NORWEGIAN BLACK METAL MASTERS, INCLUDING BONUS TRACKS. PRESENTED OFFICIALLY ON VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME
Norway’s Dødheimsgard was formed in 1994 by Vicotnik & Aldrahn. The early incarnation was that of a raw and melodic black metal band, with their debut album also featuring Fenriz of Darkthrone on bass, before the poisons of a more schizophrenic concoction started to take hold.
One of the top bands and visionaries of the mid-90’s Norwegian Black Metal evolution, DHG are widely hailed as masters of dark & psychotic psychedelia-tinged extremity. ‘Satanic Art’ was originally released in 1998 and is considered a significant turning point for the band, as the compositions became less traditional in their structure and delivery, & instead became far more abstract and twisted. Besides the duo of Vicotnik & Aldrahn, the line-up also featured members of other notable Norwegian acts such as Aura Noir & Fleurety, with studio work assistance from Garm of Ulver.
This edition of ‘Satanic Art’ includes 2 bonus tracks, in the form of 'Black Treasure' & an alternate rendition of 'Symptom'. It is presented officially on the vinyl format for the first time.