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  1. Regularly cited as the archetypical Viking metal album, Bathory's Hammerheart remains an unqualified triumph for the pioneering Swedish act. Merging audacious lyrical ambitions with a sense of musical grandeur akin to the greatest epic works in metal history -- among which it is frequently numbered -- Hammerheart is a fully fleshed concept album, and a literate one at that.8/
  2. Oct 15,  · Leaning more and more towards long, epic tracks based around the sagas of the pagan North and more or less abandoning the band's Satanic past, Hammerheart completes the sonic transformation begun on Blood Fire Death in admirable form and is the second masterpiece from Bathory's classic Viking metal era/5(79).
  3. Gatefold sleeve. Includes insert with lyrics. There was a mispress version. It came in a standard sleeve, yet on the front there is printed "Limited edition gatefold cover".
  4. Bathory (band) The band departed from this style on their fifth album, Hammerheart (), which is often cited as the first Viking metal album. Bathory continued in the Viking metal style throughout the s and early s, although the band experimented with thrash metal on the albums Requiem () and Octagon ().Genres: Black metal, thrash metal, Viking metal.
  5. Jul 26,  · Bathory turned the wheel of time backwards and ended up in an age and place nearer to their roots and origin with their fifth release. Every track is majestically arranged and enriched with sound effects to set the mood. Hammerheart found a slower, more powerful style and still acts as the blue print for hundreds of bands of the 90's/5(48).

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