Black Shining Leather

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Black Shining Leather
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Studio album by Carpathian Forest
Released 1998
Recorded April–May 1998 at Sound Suite
Genre Black metal
Length 50:45
Label Avantgarde
Producer Carpathian Forest and Terje Refsnes
Carpathian Forest chronology
Through Chasm, Caves and Titan Woods
(1995)
Black Shining Leather
(1998)
Strange Old Brew
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Chronicles of Chaos 10/10[1]

Black Shining Leather is the debut studio album by Norwegian black metal band Carpathian Forest. It was released in 1998 through Avantgarde Music, and re-issued in 2007 by Peaceville Records via digipak format.

It was their only release to feature Lazare on drums, who left the band in the following year and would later join Borknagar.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Nattefrost and Nordavind unless noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Black Shining Leather" 4:32
2. "The Swordsmen" 4:07
3. "Death Triumphant" 4:27
4. "Sadomasochistic" 4:02
5. "Lupus" (instrumental) 3:06
6. "Pierced Genitalia" 4:18
7. "In Silence I Observe" 3:42
8. "Lunar Nights" 6:34
9. "Third Attempt" 3:18
10. "The Northern Hemisphere" 6:42

Personnel[edit]

Carpathian Forest
  • Roger Rasmussen (Nattefrost) — lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards
  • Johnny Krøvel (Nordavind) — backing vocals, background guitar, keyboards, bass guitar
  • Lars Are Nedland (Lazare) — drums, percussion
Miscellaneous staff
  • Terje Refsnes — production, engineering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Almeida, Nuno (19 May 1999). "CoC : Carpathian Forest - Black Shining Leather : Review". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 

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