Circle the Wagons

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Circle the Wagons
Studio album by Darkthrone
Released 5 April 2010
Genre Crust punk, heavy metal
Length 40:50
Label Peaceville Records
Darkthrone chronology
Dark Thrones and Black Flags
(2008)
Circle the Wagons
(2010)
The Underground Resistance
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3.5/5 stars[1]
Blabbermouth 8.5/10 stars[2]
Metal Storm (7.8/10) [3]

Circle the Wagons is the fourteenth album by the Norwegian band Darkthrone. The album was released on 5 April 2010. Fenriz, the band's drummer, describes the music as Darkthrone's "own brand of heavy metal/speed metal-punk"[4] and declares it a further shift from their old black metal style.[5] About half of the album was written by Fenriz and half by Nocturno Culto.

The catalog number "ANTI-KING OV HELL 001" appears in the liner notes of the album.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Composer Length
1. "Those Treasures Will Never Befall You"   Fenriz 4:21
2. "Running for Borders"   Nocturno Culto 4:04
3. "I Am the Graves of the 80s"   Fenriz 3:07
4. "Stylized Corpse"   Nocturno Culto 7:33
5. "Circle the Wagons"   Fenriz 2:46
6. "Black Mountain Totem"   Fenriz, Nocturno Culto 5:36
7. "I Am the Working Class"   Fenriz 5:08
8. "Eyes Burst at Dawn"   Nocturno Culto 3:49
9. "Bränn inte slottet"   Fenriz 4:37
Total length:
40:50

Credits[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Norwegian Albums Chart[7] 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norton, Justin M. "Review: Circle the Wagons". About.com. Retrieved 2010-09-16. 
  2. ^ Alisoglu, Scott. "Review: Circle the Wagons". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2010-09-16. 
  3. ^ "Darkthrone - Circle The Wagons review". Metal Storm. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  4. ^ "Darkthrone - Circle The Wagons". Peaceville.com. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  5. ^ "Darkthrone’S Fenriz: The Metalsucks Interview". MetalSucks. 2009-12-02. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  6. ^ Wuensch, Michael (2010-03-22). "Review of Darkthrone - Circle The Wagons". Metal Review. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  7. ^ Steffen Hung. "Norwegian charts portal". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-09.