The Cult Is Alive

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The Cult is Alive
Darkthrone - The Cult Is Alive.jpg
Studio album by Darkthrone
Released 27 February 2006
Recorded March–October 2005
Studio Necrohell II Studios
Length 38:52
Label Peaceville
Producer Darkthrone
Darkthrone chronology
Sardonic Wrath
The Cult Is Alive
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Blabbermouth 8/10 stars [2]

The Cult is Alive is the 11th album by the Norwegian black metal band Darkthrone. Released in 2006, this album represented a shift in the band's style, as they incorporated more punk and crust punk traits than before. While the band's black metal roots were still evident, their shift from the genre's typical sound was much more noticeable. Commenting on the style of the album, drummer Fenriz stated, "Call it black metal or evil rock, I don't care..."[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Fenriz.

No. Title Music Length
1. "The Cult of Goliath" Nocturno Culto 4:02
2. "Too Old, Too Cold" Nocturno Culto 3:04
3. "Atomic Coming" Fenriz 4:51
4. "Graveyard Slut" Fenriz 4:04
5. "Underdogs and Overlords" Nocturno Culto 4:02
6. "Whisky Funeral" Nocturno Culto 3:59
7. "De underjordiske (Ælia Capitolina)" (The Subterraneans (Ælia Capitolina)) Nocturno Culto 3:14
8. "Tyster på Gud" (Snitches on God) Fenriz 3:09
9. "Shut Up" Nocturno Culto 4:46
10. "Forebyggende krig" (Preemptive War) Fenriz 3:41



Chart (2006) Peak
Norwegian Albums Chart[3] 22