Nightmares Made Flesh

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Nightmares Made Flesh
Bloodbath - Nightmares Made Flesh.jpg
Studio album by Bloodbath
Released September 27, 2004 (2004-09-27)
Recorded May 2004
Studio Fascination Street, Örebro
Genre Death metal
Length 45:18
Label Century Media
Producer Jens Bogren, Bloodbath
Bloodbath chronology
Resurrection Through Carnage
Nightmares Made Flesh
Unblessing the Purity
Alternative cover
LP version
LP version

Nightmares Made Flesh is the second album by Swedish death metal band Bloodbath. It was released by Century Media Records on September 27, 2004. The only album to feature Peter Tägtgren, who was brought in to replace Mikael Åkerfeldt as the vocalist, as well as the first to feature Martin Axenrot to replace Dan Swanö as the drummer (with Swanö now playing guitar). This was Swanö's last album with Bloodbath.

The song "The Ascension" appeared on the two-part episode of Viva La Bam when the Margera's go to Europe.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1] 8/10[2]
Exclaim! favorable[3]
Metal Storm 8.0/10[4]

Public reception[edit]

Nightmares Made Flesh was well received by the public. On Rate Your Music the album has an average rating of 3.62 of 5, based on more than 1,350 ratings,[5] and on Sputnikmusic the album has an "excellent" average rating of 4.0 of 5, based on more than 700 ratings.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Bloodbath.

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Cancer of the Soul" Nyström, Renkse Nyström 3:33
2. "Brave New Hell" Swanö Swanö 4:02
3. "Soul Evisceration" Renkse Renkse 3:38
4. "Outnumbering the Day" Nyström Nyström 3:15
5. "Feeding the Undead" Renkse Renkse 4:04
6. "Eaten" Swanö Swanö 4:18
7. "Bastard Son of God" Renkse Renkse 2:51
8. "Year of the Cadaver Race" Nyström Nyström 4:33
9. "The Ascension" Swanö Swanö 3:51
10. "Draped in Disease" Nyström Nyström 3:59
11. "Stillborn Saviour" Swanö Swanö 3:39
12. "Blood Vortex" Renkse Renkse 3:30
Total length: 45:18


Writing, performance and production credits are adapted from the album liner notes.[7]



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  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Nightmares Made Flesh - Bloodbath at AllMusic
  2. ^ Alisoglu, Scott. "CD Reviews - Nightmares Made Flesh Bloodbath". Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Pratt, Greg (March 31, 2005). "Bloodbath Nightmares Made Flesh". Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Undercraft (15 December 2004). "Bloodbath - Nightmares Made Flesh review". Metal Storm. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "Nightmares Made Flesh by Bloodbath (Album, Death Metal): Reviews, Ratings, Credits, Song list". Sonemic. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Bloodbath - Nightmares Made Flesh User Opinions". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  7. ^ Nightmares Made Flesh (booklet). Bloodbath. Disembodied Records. 2012. DR 023. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 

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