Live in Leipzig

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Live in Leipzig
Live in Leipzig cover.jpg
Live album by Mayhem
ReleasedJuly 1993
Recorded26 November 1990 in Leipzig, Germany
GenreBlack metal
Length46:51
LabelObscure Plasma
ProducerMayhem
Mayhem chronology
Deathcrush
(1987)
Live in Leipzig
(1993)
De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
(1994)

Live in Leipzig is a live album by the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. It was recorded at the Eiskeller club in Leipzig, Germany on 26 November 1990 but not released until 1993.[1] The songs performed during the concert were from the Pure Fucking Armageddon demo (1986), the Deathcrush EP (1987) and the as-yet-unrecorded album De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas (1994). It is one of the band's few official releases with Dead as vocalist, albeit posthumous. Similarly, the death of Euronymous came barely a month after the release of Live in Leipzig, in early August.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]

AllMusic critic Steve Huey wrote, "With a shortage of official Mayhem material featuring this [original] lineup, it's a necessary item for devoted fans, even in spite of the less-than-ideal sound quality."[2]

German magazine Rock Hard included it in the list "250 Black-Metal-Alben, die man kennen sollte" ("250 Black Metal Albums You Should Know").[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Deathcrush"4:37
2."Necrolust"3:46
3."Funeral Fog"6:31
4."The Freezing Moon"7:05
5."Carnage"4:06
6."Buried by Time and Dust"5:29
7."Pagan Fears"7:00
8."Chainsaw Gutsfuck"5:07
9."Pure Fucking Armageddon"3:10
Total length:46:51

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mayhem - Live in Leipzig - Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives". www.metal-archives.com.
  2. ^ a b Huey, Steve. "Live in Leipzig – Mayhem". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  3. ^ "250 Black-Metal-Alben, die man kennen sollte". Rock Hard (269): 75. October 2009.