Blood Fire Death

Bathory - Blood Fire Death
  • Album Info
  • 1988
  • Black Mark/Tyfon

1. Odens Ride Over Nordland
2. A Fine Day to Die
3. The Golden Walls of Heaven
4. Pace ‘Till Death
5. Holocaust
6. For All Those Who Died
7. Dies Irae
8. Blood Fire Death
9. Outro

Blood Fire Death is the fourth studio album by Swedish extreme metal band Bathory. It was released on 8 October 1988, through Music for Nations sublabel, Under One Flag. The album, although mostly black metal, includes some of the first examples of Viking metal. According to the book Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult by Dayal PattersonBlood Fire Death began a second trilogy, an era Quorthon described as the “pre-Christian Swedish Viking Era“.