Sargeist is a Finnish black metal band formed in 1999. Originally created as a solo project by Shatraug of the Finnish black metal act Horna, he was joined by other members since 2000, who were subsequently released from the band. After the demo recording Tyranny Returns (2001), the line-up was augmented by Hoath Torog and Horns, both from the Finnish black metal outfit Behexen, and this line-up remained stable until 2016.
Both musically and lyrically, Sargeist stays close to the roots of Scandinavian “old school” black metal. Lyrical subjects thus often deal with Satanism and anti-Christian blasphemy, as well as darkness, depression, misanthropy and hate. The band’s name combines the two German words, “sarg” (coffin) and “geist” (spirit, ghost), and derives from the song “The Old Coffin Spirit” by the black metal band Rotting Christ. All members go by pseudonyms.
Unbound / 2018
Feeding the Crawling Shadows / 2014
1. Feeding the Crawling Shadows
2. In Charnel Dreams
3. Unto the Undead Temple
4. Snares of Impurity
5. Return of the Rats
6. The Unspoken Ones
7. The Shunned Angel
8. Inside the Demon’s Maze
9. Kingdom Below
10. Funerary Descent
Feeding The Crawling Shadows is the fourth full-length album by Finnish black metal band Sargeist, released in 2014 on World Terror Committee Records.
Let the Devil In / 2010
1. Empire of Suffering
2. A Spell to Awaken the Temple
3. From the Black Coffin Lair
4. Burning Voice of Adoration
5. Nocturnal Revelation
6. Discovering the Enshrouded Eye
7. Let the Devil In
8. Sanguine Rituals
9. Twilight Breath of Satan
10. As Darkness Tears the World Apart
Let The Devil In is the third full-length album by Finnish black metal band Sargeist, released in 2010 on Moribund Records.
Disciple of the Heinous Path / 2005
1. Black Treasures of Melancholy
2. Remains of an Unholy Past
3. Cursed Blaze of Rituals
4. Disciple of the Heinous Path
5. Heretic Iron Will
6. Echoes from a Morbid Night
Disciple Of The Heinous Path is the second full-length album by Finnish black metal band Sargeist, released in 2005 on Moribund Records.
Satanic Black Devotion / 2003
2. Satanic Black Devotion
3. Obire Pestis (Suicidal Ruin)
4. Frowning, Existing
7. Black Fucking Murder
9. Returning to Misery & Comfort
Satanic Black Devotion is the debut album by Finnish black metal band Sargeist, released in 2003 on Moribund Records.
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Sargeist is made up of two words; Sarg (coffin), and Geist (spirit), taking their name from Rotting Christ’s The Old Coffin Spirit. Sargeist can also be defined as; a pretty damn good FinnishJuly 21, 2018 by Nikki Katsi
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