Octagon (Bathory album)

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Octagon
Octagon album.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1995
Recorded30 January – 10 February, 13 February – 23 March 1995
StudioHellhole Studios (Stockholm, Sweden)
GenreThrash metal
Length39:40
LabelBlack Mark
ProducerBorje Forsberg, Quorthon
Bathory chronology
Requiem
(1994)
Octagon
(1995)
Blood on Ice
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
Chronicles of Chaos8/10[2]

Octagon is the eighth studio album by Swedish extreme metal band Bathory. It was released in October 1995, through Black Mark Production. It continues the retro thrash metal style of the previous album, Requiem. It was reissued in 2003, with the first two tracks combined and "Winds of Mayhem" outro added.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Quorthon, except "Deuce", written by Gene Simmons.

No.TitleLength
1."Immaculate Pinetreeroad #930"2:46
2."Born to Die"3:58
3."Psychopath"3:19
4."Sociopath"3:09
5."Grey"1:14
6."Century"4:08
7."33 Something"3:16
8."War Supply"4:41
9."Schizianity"4:17
10."Judgement of Posterity"5:11
11."Deuce" (Kiss cover)3:42
Total length:39:40

2003 Re-Issue[edit]

All tracks written by Quorthon, except "Deuce", written by Gene Simmons.

No.TitleLength
1."Immaculate Pinetreeroad #930 / Born to Die"6:45
2."Psychopath"3:19
3."Sociopath"3:09
4."Grey"1:14
5."Century"4:08
6."33 Something"3:16
7."War Supply"4:41
8."Schizianity"4:17
9."Judgement of Posterity"5:11
10."Deuce" (Kiss cover)3:42
11."Winds of Mayhem (Outro)"0:23
Total length:40:03

Personnel[edit]

  • Quorthon – vocals, guitar
  • Kothaar – bass guitar
  • Vvornth – percussion, drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wesolowski, David Peter. "Octagon - Bathory : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  2. ^ Filicetti, Gino (1 October 1995). "CoC : Bathory - Octagon : Review". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved 9 September 2012.