Volcano (Satyricon album)

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Volcano
Studio album by Satyricon
Released 25 October 2002
Recorded August 2001–November 2002
Genre Black metal
Length 1:04:52
Label Moonfog, Capitol
Producer Satyr
Satyricon chronology
Rebel Extravaganza
(1999)
Volcano
(2002)
Now, Diabolical
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Chronicles of Chaos 8.5/10[2]

Volcano is the fifth studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was released on 25 October 2002, through Moonfog Productions. The album is one of the band's more successful records, having won several awards including the Norwegian Grammy for Best Metal Album, Alarm awards for Metal Album of the Year, Song of the Year for "Fuel for Hatred" and an Oslo award for Best Overall Album. A video was made for the single "Fuel for Hatred".

Background[edit]

The beginning of first track is a sample of Russell Crowe's dialogue from the movie Gladiator.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven

No. Title Length
1. "With Ravenous Hunger"   6:40
2. "Angstridden"   6:23
3. "Fuel for Hatred"   3:53
4. "Suffering the Tyrants"   5:08
5. "Possessed"   5:21
6. "Repined Bastard Nation"   5:44
7. "Mental Mercury"   6:53
8. "Black Lava"   14:29
Vinyl bonus tracks
No. Title Length
9. "Live Through Me"   4:47
10. "Existential Fear-Questions"   5:34

Personnel[edit]

Satyricon[edit]

Session[edit]

  • Anja Garbarek – vocals on "Angstridden", "Mental Mercury" and "Black Lava"
  • Erik Ljunggren – programming, keyboards

Production[edit]

  • Erik Ljunggren – recording and engineering
  • Michael H. Fernando – recording and engineering
  • "Critter" – mixing
  • Espen Berg – mastering

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Norwegian Albums Chart 4[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Serba, John. "Volcano - Satyricon : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Kalis, Quentin (7 December 2003). "CoC : Satyricon - Volcano : Review". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "norwegiancharts.com - Norwegian charts portal". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 6 September 2012.