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Release date: 4 August 1994
Style: Viking black metal


8.3 | 229 votes


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01. Frost
02. Loke
03. Fenris
04. Svarte Vidder
05. Yggdrasil
06. Jotunblod
07. Gylfaginning
08. Wotan
09. Isöders Dronning

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Back in the early 90s, the Norwegian black metal scene was running crazy. New bands forming everyday, genre landmarks being released, musicians killing each other, let alone the misanthropic view of life and the satanic beliefs and rituals. However, not all bands took this easy path. Some bands, like Enslaved, decided that black metal is not always raw-sounding guitars and satanic lyrics, and that it might be melodic and highly atmospheric at the same time. Frost is an album that proves this.

published 20.10.2011 | Comments (30)

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Pétur - 14.12.2010 at 00:40  
  There was a time in high school were I downloaded 3 random songs of limewire of a band to check them out, with Enslaved all 3 songs happend to come from this album. Was listing to this album again and this time as a whole, despite it's primitive raw sound you can still kinda hear the refined band Enslaved would eventual become. Love some of the keyboard passages on this album.
musicalkaratekid - 25.08.2012 at 15:16  
Rating: 8 Pretty good album with some very interesting songs. The chilling intro 'Frost' actually makes you feel as if you're living in Winter.
DreadfulYgg - 12.02.2014 at 19:27  
Rating: 6 Frost is very overrated. I just can't find much to sing to the mountains about. It's tolerable listening, but not very memorable. The first two tracks are the only songs I like. More of a stepping stone than a milestone in their career.
flightoficarus86 - 19.01.2015 at 23:53  
Rating: 9 Freaking classic
woshige - 04.03.2015 at 00:53  
Rating: 10 The other side of norwegian black metal literally and figuratively. with mayhem leading the satanism and anti-production, enslaved showed another color with progressive hints and viking lore.

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