Darkthrone A Blaze In The Northern Sky

14th July 2022

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Format Info

LP - white vinyl

In the annals of guitar music, few records are as thillingly scoriating as A Blaze In The Northern Sky. Released in 1992 at the height of the 2nd Wave of Black Metal, along with Darkthrone’s other period masterpiece Transylvanian Hunger, Blaze… set the template. Borrowing heavily from the likes of Bathory, Venom and Bulldozer the guitars are like high pitched sandpaper rubbing the humanity from your soul, with vocalist Noctorno Culto’s high throat punishing scrawl scoring a groove through the cave-dwelling brutality.


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