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Release date: April 1994
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01. Det Som En Gang Var
02. Hvis Lyset Tar Oss
03. Inn I Slottet Fra Drømmen
04. Tomhet

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Lyrics (4)


Line-up
Varg "Count Grishnakh" Vikernes - all instruments, vocals


Additional info
Label: Misanthropy Records / Cymophane Productions

Recorded in Grieghallen Studio, September 1992.
Produced by Count Grishnackh and Pytten.
Cover by Theodor Kittelsen.
Music and lyrics by Count Grishnackh.

Guest review by
TombstoneHighway

Rating:
9.5
For a long time I had overlooked most of Burzum's material. Not that it didn't sound appealing from what people were saying, but I just had the whole "I'll get to it later" attitude for a while. Well, I'm glad I didn't decide to wait any longer, because now I'm able to see why so many people enjoy Burzum.

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published 22.08.2007 | Comments (15)

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Boxcar Willy - 29.08.2011 at 20:15  
  Mayhem will always be better than burzum
.
Windrider - 25.10.2011 at 14:33  
Rating: 9
Written by Boxcar Willy on 29.08.2011 at 20:15

Mayhem will always be better than burzum
.

Other way round
Boxcar Willy - 25.10.2011 at 14:55  
 
Written by Windrider on 25.10.2011 at 14:33

Written by Boxcar Willy on 29.08.2011 at 20:15

Mayhem will always be better than burzum
.

Other way round

you don't know nothin' bout nothin'
Windrider - 25.10.2011 at 15:37  
Rating: 9
Written by Boxcar Willy on 25.10.2011 at 14:55

Written by Windrider on 25.10.2011 at 14:33

Written by Boxcar Willy on 29.08.2011 at 20:15

Mayhem will always be better than burzum
.

Other way round

you don't know nothin' bout nothin'

Other way round
lol.
Boxcar Willy - 26.10.2011 at 03:07  
 
Written by Windrider on 25.10.2011 at 15:37

Written by Boxcar Willy on 25.10.2011 at 14:55

Written by Windrider on 25.10.2011 at 14:33

Written by Boxcar Willy on 29.08.2011 at 20:15

Mayhem will always be better than burzum
.

Other way round

you don't know nothin' bout nothin'

Other way round
lol.

obvious troll is obvious.
Windrider - 26.10.2011 at 20:12  
Rating: 9
Written by Boxcar Willy on 26.10.2011 at 03:07

Written by Windrider on 25.10.2011 at 15:37

Written by Boxcar Willy on 25.10.2011 at 14:55

Written by Windrider on 25.10.2011 at 14:33

Written by Boxcar Willy on 29.08.2011 at 20:15

Mayhem will always be better than burzum
.

Other way round

you don't know nothin' bout nothin'

Other way round
lol.

obvious troll is obvious.

troll troll troll troll troll
Troy Killjoy - 26.10.2011 at 21:45  
  All right trolls back on topic.
Mattybu - 26.02.2012 at 21:36  
  This album is a weird one. It just didn't click with me although there was some cool parts in most songs.

except the vocals... "EEH! OOH! AAH!"
musicalkaratekid - 12.06.2012 at 17:59  
Rating: 10 One of my favourite albums of all time, and actually one of the first albums I ever listened to (at the age of 8!). It has stuck in my memory for the last 12 years, and even if that is because of the dark ambience so beautifully incorporated into this album, it still manages to hypnotize and mesmerize as much as Burzum's first couple of albums. 'Tomhet' is a track I would quite happily listen to every minute of the day. Or 14, for that matter.
Northern Danger - 28.05.2013 at 23:32  
  Boooriiing.......
Boxcar Willy - 01.06.2013 at 00:26  
  Not a big fan of the vocals here, but the instrumentation is great.
Lião - 09.09.2013 at 05:54  
 
Written by Northern Danger on 28.05.2013 at 23:32

Boooriiing.......


7 for a boring album?
Northern Danger - 09.09.2013 at 18:05  
 
Written by Lião on 09.09.2013 at 05:54

Written by Northern Danger on 28.05.2013 at 23:32

Boooriiing.......


7 for a boring album?

9 for boring album!?
Lião - 09.09.2013 at 18:16  
 
Written by Northern Danger on 09.09.2013 at 18:05

9 for boring album!?




Troll?
Northern Danger - 09.09.2013 at 18:17  
 
Written by Lião on 09.09.2013 at 18:16

Written by Northern Danger on 09.09.2013 at 18:05

9 for boring album!?




Troll?

You?
Lião - 09.09.2013 at 20:46  
 
Written by Northern Danger on 09.09.2013 at 18:17

Written by Lião on 09.09.2013 at 18:16

Written by Northern Danger on 09.09.2013 at 18:05

9 for boring album!?




Troll?

You?


Obvious troll is obvious.
Northern Danger - 10.09.2013 at 14:47  
 
Written by Lião on 09.09.2013 at 20:46

Written by Northern Danger on 09.09.2013 at 18:17

Written by Lião on 09.09.2013 at 18:16

Written by Northern Danger on 09.09.2013 at 18:05

9 for boring album!?




Troll?

You?


Obvious troll is obvious.

You are so childish... go somewhere else argue.
Lião - 11.09.2013 at 23:46  
 
Written by Northern Danger on 10.09.2013 at 14:47

You are so childish... go somewhere else argue.


Of course I'm childsh, I'm a 14 year mallcore kid. Hail Burzum.
Northern Danger - 12.09.2013 at 15:56  
 
Written by Lião on 11.09.2013 at 23:46

Written by Northern Danger on 10.09.2013 at 14:47

You are so childish... go somewhere else argue.


Of course I'm childsh, I'm a 14 year mallcore kid. Hail Burzum.

Ou,you are burzum fan. How great you are. Do you want medal or something? And so what if someone likes metalcore?
Lião - 12.09.2013 at 16:57  
 
Written by Northern Danger on 12.09.2013 at 15:56


Ou,you are burzum fan. How great you are. Do you want medal or something? And so what if someone likes metalcore?


I didn't said metalcore, I said 'Mallcore'

The initial point is, you gave a boring album an 7. In other words, you gave a "boring" album an "good" rating. I know it's your personal rating and your own taste, but don't you think you're abusing with the Metal Storm voting system? Because an 7 is actually a enjoyable album
Northern Danger - 12.09.2013 at 18:12  
 
Written by Lião on 12.09.2013 at 16:57

Written by Northern Danger on 12.09.2013 at 15:56


Ou,you are burzum fan. How great you are. Do you want medal or something? And so what if someone likes metalcore?


I didn't said metalcore, I said 'Mallcore'

The initial point is, you gave a boring album an 7. In other words, you gave a "boring" album an "good" rating. I know it's your personal rating and your own taste, but don't you think you're abusing with the Metal Storm voting system? Because an 7 is actually a enjoyable album

Sorry,i redd wrong. In my opinion the album is pretty good,but songs are too long. If now think about the rating,I don't now what can I give this record. It is good and boring at the same time. To me 7 is avegare and 6 is bad. Maybe word "boring" wasn't good for avegare (or "good") rating. But was this argue worth it? No.
Lião - 13.09.2013 at 01:07  
 
Written by Northern Danger on 12.09.2013 at 18:12


Sorry,i redd wrong. In my opinion the album is pretty good,but songs are too long. If now think about the rating,I don't now what can I give this record. It is good and boring at the same time. To me 7 is avegare and 6 is bad. Maybe word "boring" wasn't good for avegare (or "good") rating. But was this argue worth it? No.


1~6 = Bad.
7 ~10= Good.

Actually that's how MS albums are rated You can see... Every album has an 8 (very good). I think it's common all this vote abuse all over the website. A 7 album, in my opinion, are those which are quite good but without enough moments to fully listen it again and again, you know, the ones which lacks songwriting originality. You can see a lot of those in my ratings, the so-called "been-here-already-did-it". And I still think my votes are a bit abused, as there's few 6~~5 ratings. And even 6 is not a bad rating in my opinion, maybe a harsh one

But again, it's all about personal taste, right?
Cynic Metalhead - 13.09.2013 at 10:51  
 
Written by Lião on 13.09.2013 at 01:07

Written by Northern Danger on 12.09.2013 at 18:12


Sorry,i redd wrong. In my opinion the album is pretty good,but songs are too long. If now think about the rating,I don't now what can I give this record. It is good and boring at the same time. To me 7 is avegare and 6 is bad. Maybe word "boring" wasn't good for avegare (or "good") rating. But was this argue worth it? No.


1~6 = Bad.
7 ~10= Good.

Actually that's how MS albums are rated

And even 6 is not a bad rating in my opinion, maybe a harsh one

But again, it's all about personal taste, right?


MS albums are rated on given slabs. I think ratings everywhere are the SAME. Not strictly to Metal Storm only.

6 for me is totally boring and unproductive album with one or two songs sounding average. So, 6 is considered to be VERY BAD RATING for any record and band shouldn't be happy to see that. 6.5-7 i considered as satisfactory blow out but since you can't rate an album in 0.5, I give a forceful 7 to it.

Below 6 should cut a very sorry figure to band members who's hard efforts are diluted to mediocrity of any particular record.
Lião - 16.09.2013 at 07:32  
 
Written by Cynic Metalhead on 13.09.2013 at 10:51

MS albums are rated on given slabs. I think ratings everywhere are the SAME. Not strictly to Metal Storm only.

6 for me is totally boring and unproductive album with one or two songs sounding average. So, 6 is considered to be VERY BAD RATING for any record and band shouldn't be happy to see that. 6.5-7 i considered as satisfactory blow out but since you can't rate an album in 0.5, I give a forceful 7 to it.

Below 6 should cut a very sorry figure to band members who's hard efforts are diluted to mediocrity of any particular record.


Some users try not to abuse with the voting system and tends to carefully choose which rating to give to a good album, let's say... between 7~~10.
But the most horrible ratings aren't well chosen. You'll not listen to a shit album twice or more before deciding if it's worth a 3 or a 4. Not the same thing with higher ratings like 8~10.
Cynic Metalhead - 16.09.2013 at 09:24  
 
Written by Lião on 16.09.2013 at 07:32

Written by Cynic Metalhead on 13.09.2013 at 10:51

MS albums are rated on given slabs. I think ratings everywhere are the SAME. Not strictly to Metal Storm only.

6 for me is totally boring and unproductive album with one or two songs sounding average. So, 6 is considered to be VERY BAD RATING for any record and band shouldn't be happy to see that. 6.5-7 i considered as satisfactory blow out but since you can't rate an album in 0.5, I give a forceful 7 to it.

Below 6 should cut a very sorry figure to band members who's hard efforts are diluted to mediocrity of any particular record.


You'll not listen to a shit album twice or more before deciding if it's worth a 3 or a 4. Not the same thing with higher ratings like 8~10.


For me, on my first listen record sounding absolute plain and boring, i don't go on to rate an album immediately. I, just like everyone, gives more spins to see if album has scope to grew on me or not. Sometimes, people just leave that album and comes back later to listen again and see if they have any "good moments" in it. For example, look at staff reviews. I'm darn sure they review the album after listening to more than 4 or 5 times( sometimes 10 or 20 times too!) to share their opinion on what particular record has to say.

Except Lulu, which I strongly feel that after first spin people have loaded up their volvo-bashing trucks to spit venom on it. As far as "higher rating albums" are concerned, procedure is still the same.
Lião - 17.09.2013 at 00:43  
 
Written by Cynic Metalhead on 16.09.2013 at 09:24

Except Lulu, which I strongly feel that after first spin people have loaded up their volvo-bashing trucks to spit venom on it. As far as "higher rating albums" are concerned, procedure is still the same.


Wait, someone even listened fully to the album at least once? I can't stand this one, the only song I've listened from beginning to end was "The View", and only once. I do like the Hetifields screams "I AM THE TABLE!"

To Tell the truth, the only Metallica albums I've listened from beginning to the end were the first three and the Self Titled (black album).
Paw!! - 23.03.2014 at 11:01  
Rating: 10 Their Best Album.Good album maybe very good in black metal history .I'm not burzum fan but I like this album so much.Hail Burzum!!

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