Black Metal ist Krieg

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Black Metal ist Krieg
Studio album by Nargaroth
Released 2001
Genre Black metal
Length 69:40
Label No Colours Records
Nargaroth chronology
Black Metal ist Krieg
Rasluka Part II

Black Metal ist Krieg (German for "Black Metal Is War") is the third full-length album by the black metal band Nargaroth.

The album's full title is Black Metal ist Krieg: A Dedication Monument, and it was intended to be a tribute to early black metal musicians. It includes four cover songs and much of its lyrics deal with events in the history of black metal.

The image on the cover, showing the only member of Nargaroth, René "Kanwulf" Wagner, very closely resembles a promotional photograph of infamous black metal musician Varg Vikernes.[1]


  • ""Black Metal ist Krieg" includes a riff from the Strid song "End of Life" (1993).
  • "The Day Burzum Killed Mayhem" is about the murder of Mayhem guitarist Øystein Aarseth (aka Euronymous) by Burzum frontman Varg Vikernes (aka Count Grishnackh) in 1993. The beginning of the song is a recording of a news report about the murder.
  • "Erik, May you Rape the Angels" is dedicated to Erik Brødreskift who played drums for Immortal, Borknagar and Gorgoroth between 1993 and 1997. He committed suicide in 1999.

Track listing[edit]

All music by Kanwulf unless noted.

  1. "Introduction" – 2:13
  2. "Black Metal ist Krieg" – 5:01
  3. "Far Beyond the Stars" (Azhubham Haani cover) – 4:48
  4. "Seven Tears are Flowing to the River" – 14:47
  5. "I Burn for You" (Lord Foul cover) – 2:56
  6. "The Day Burzum Killed Mayhem" – 9:20
  7. "Píseň pro Satana" (Root cover) – 2:40
  8. "Amarok - Zorn des Lammes III" – 9:30
  9. "Erik, May You Rape the Angels" – 6:58
  10. "The Gates of Eternity" (Moonblood cover) – 5:04
  11. "Possessed by Black Fucking Metal" – 6:33


  • Kanwulf – vocals, electric guitar, bass guitar
  • Butcher – drums
  • Occulta Mors – drums


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-03-01. Retrieved 2006-03-18.