Pentagram (Gorgoroth album)

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Pentagram
Studio album by Gorgoroth
Released 12 October 1994 (1994-10-12)
Recorded 1994
Genre Black metal
Length 29:18
Label Embassy
Producer Pytten, Gorgoroth
Gorgoroth chronology
Promo '94
(1994)
Pentagram
(1994)
Antichrist
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[1]
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Pentagram is the debut studio album by Norwegian black metal band Gorgoroth. Following the band's two demo cassettes, A Sorcery Written in Blood and Promo '94, this album was released on CD on 12 October 1994, through Embassy Productions.

Re-releases[edit]

Pentagram has been re-released seven times, four of which were on CD: in 1996 by Malicious Records, in 1999 under Century Black in America, a remastered version on Season of Mist in 2005, and in 2007 on Regain Records. It has been re-released three times on 12" vinyl: by Malicious Records in 1996 (limited to 500 copies), by Agonia Records in 2005 (limited to 1000 copies), and in 2006 by Back on Black Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Begravelsesnatt" ("Burial Night") Hat Goat Pervertor 2:34
2. "Crushing the Scepter (Regaining a Lost Dominion)"   Infernus Infernus 3:25
3. "Ritual"   Hat Infernus 3:54
4. "Drømmer om død" ("Dreaming of Death") Hat Goat Pervertor 3:47
5. "Katharinas bortgang" ("Katharina's Passing") Infernus Goat Pervertor 4:05
6. "Huldrelokk"     Infernus 1:54
7. "(Under) The Pagan Megalith"   Goat Pervertor Goat Pervertor 3:55
8. "Måneskyggens slave" ("The Moon-Shadow's Slave") Infernus Infernus 5:52
Total length:
29:18

Personnel[edit]

Promo '94[edit]

Promo '94
Demo album by Gorgoroth
Released April 1994 (1994-04)
Genre Black metal
Length 9:44
Label Self-released
Gorgoroth chronology
A Sorcery Written in Blood
(1993)
Promo '94
(1994)
Pentagram
(1994)

Promo '94 is the second demo by Gorgoroth. It was independently released in 1994 on cassette, and featured raw mixes of two tracks from Pentagram.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Katharinas bortgang" – 3:57
  2. "Måneskyggens slave" – 5:47

Personnel[edit]

  • Goat Pervertor – drums
  • Hat – vocals
  • Infernus – guitar
  • Samoth – bass guitar

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bowar, Chad. "Gorgoroth - Pentagram Review". About.com. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Pentagram - Gorgoroth : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 August 2012.