Fallen Angel of Doom

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Fallen Angel of Doom
Studio album by Blasphemy
Released 1990
Genre Black metal, death metal
Label Wild Rags (Netherlands, United States), Nuclear War Now! (United States 2007 reissue)
Blasphemy chronology
Fallen Angel of Doom
(1990)
Gods of War
(1993)

Fallen Angel of Doom is Blasphemy's first full-length album, released in 1990. The album is considered one of the most influential records for the war metal style[1] (also known as war black metal[2] or bestial black metal).[3]

Track listing[edit]

  • Lyrics by Nocturnal Grave Desecrator and Black Winds & Black Priest of the 7 Satanic Rituals. Music by Nocturnal Grave Desecrator and Black Winds, Black Priest of the 7 Satanic Rituals & Caller of the Storms.
  1. "Winds of the Black Gods (Intro)" – 1:20
  2. "Fallen Angel of Doom" – 3:40
  3. "Hoarding of Evil Vengeance" – 2:22
  4. "Darkness Prevails" – 3:32
  5. "Desecration" – 2:27
  6. "Ritual" – 3:18
  7. "Weltering in Blood" – 2:27
  8. "Demoniac" – 2:45
  9. "Goddess of Perversity" – 4:28
  10. "The Desolate One/Outro" – 3:53

Reviews[edit]

Tom of Terrorizer magazine called the album "[h]eavier than the entire forests of Canada falling on your big toe" and included it on the list of The Heaviest Albums Ever: The albums Kerrang! forgot.[4]

Personnel[edit]

  • Nocturnal Grave Desecrator and Black Winds: vocals, bass, effects
  • Traditional Sodomizer of the Goddess of Perversity: rhythm guitars, effects, vocal backing
  • Caller of the Storms: lead guitar, effects
  • Black Hearts of Damnation and Impurity: drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Müller: Wollt Ihr den ewigen Krieg?. Der tote Winkel. In: Metal Hammer, November 2011.
  2. ^ Wolf-Rüdiger Mühlmann: War Black Metal: Die Extremsten der Extremen. Was bleibt, ist Schutt und Asche. In: Rock Hard, no. 279, p. 71-73.
  3. ^ Wolf-Rüdiger Mühlmann: SARCOFAGO. I.N.R.I. In: Rock Hard, Nr. 304, September 2012, p. 73.
  4. ^ Tom: The Heaviest Albums Ever: The albums Kerrang! forgot.