Battlecry Under a Wintersun

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Battlecry Under a Wintersun
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Studio album by 3 Inches Of Blood
Released March 2, 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Heavy metal, power metal, speed metal
Length 37:02
Label Megarock Records
Producer Jesse Gander
3 Inches Of Blood chronology
Sect of the White Worm
Battlecry Under a Wintersun
Advance and Vanquish
Singles from Battlecry Under a Wintersun
  1. "Ride Darkhorse, Ride"
    Released: May 5, 2003
  2. "Destroy the Orcs"
    Released: October 27, 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars link
Lambgoat8/10 stars link

Battlecry Under A Wintersun is the debut studio album by Canadian power metal band 3 Inches of Blood. It was released in 2002 by Megarock Records. It is the last release by the band to feature original bassist and drummer Rich Trawick and Geoff Trawick respectively. The album peaked at number 18 on the Canadian national college charts and at number 2 on the national loud charts. A re-release of the album is planned for February 10th, 2009 on Minion Records. This will mark the first time that the album will be made available in the U.S. The reissue also includes 4 bonus tracks, taken from the "Sect of the White Worm" EP.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by 3 Inches of Blood except "Journey to the Promiseland", written and performed by guest band S.T.R.E.E.T.S..

1."Ride Darkhorse, Ride"3:26
2."Destroy the Orcs"2:13
3."Headwaters of the River of Blood"3:03
4."Heir to the Chaos Throne"3:42
5."Skeletal Onslaught"3:48
6."Journey to the Promiseland"2:26
7."Lady Deathwish"3:44
8."Curse of the Lighthouse Keeper"3:12
9."Blazing Fires of Evermore"3:16
10."Hall of Heroes"4:21
11."Balls of Ice"3:44



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