BATHORY - The Return… of the Darkness and Evil 12" Vinyl LP Album

This is the UK release of "The Return……" ( full album title: The Return of the Darkness and Evil) , it is the second official full-length album released in 1985 by the Swedish Extreme Black Metal band "Bathory"

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Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

VINYL GRADING

NEAR MINT (NM or M-): A nearly perfect record which has no obvious signs of wear.

ALBUM COVER GRADING

VERY GOOD PLUS (VG+): The lp cover may have slight signs of wear, and has small price sticker (SOC)

Essentials of: BATHORY - The Return… of the Darkness and Evil

Music Genre:

Swedish Extreme Black Metal, Viking Metal

Label & Catalognr:

 Under One Flag FLAG 9

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1987 United Kingdom ( UK )

Collector Specific Notes

 

Album Packaging:
This album comes with the original black and white custom inner sleeve (OIS), with on one side artwork and lyrics and on the other side lyrics and directions for ordering a Bathory T-Shirt.
Record Label

Record label information:

  • The record label "Under One Flag" has a large flag on the top-half of the label
  • The album title is print near the top of the record label ( belowe 12'o clock
  • Are there any artwork on the labels
  • There is NO Label Code ( LC )
  • There is NO Rights Society
  • The catalognr "FLAG 9" is the same as on the album cover
  • The rim-text rungs from 8.30 to 3:30 and is printed in the English text.
Matrix and run-out codes:
FLAG-9-A1 / FLAG-9-A1

Production & Recording Information

Producers:

Produced by Quorthon and Boss

 Stig Börje "The Boss" Forsberg was a record label owner, music producer and drummer. He was father of Quorthon ( Thomas Forsberg ) and has produced several of Bathory's as well as albums for "The OZ".

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Recorded and mixed by Boss

Recording Location:

Electra Studio, Stockholm, Sweden

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Album cover design by Quorthon

Photography:

Album fron cover photography: Gunnar Silins

Album back cover photo: Bathory


Musicians:
  • Quorthon electric guitar, additional bass guitar, vocals, lyrics

      Quorthon ( real-name: Thomas Börje Forsberg ) is founding member of the Bathory band (1983 ) and is singer and guitarist in the band. He has been with Bathory from 1983 until 2004 when he was found dead, due to heart failure.

  • Andreas Johansson - bass guitar
  • Stefan Larsson - drums

     Stefan Larsson - Drummer with the Swedish Black Metal band "Bathory" from 1984 until 1986. Before joining Bathory, Larsson played with the punk band: Obsklass.

Tracklisting Side Darkness (Side A):
  1. "Revelation of Doom (Intro)" 3:27
  2. "Total Destruction" 3:50
  3. "Born for Burning" 5:13
  4. "The Wind of Mayhem" 3:13
  5. "Bestial Lust" 2:41
Tracklisting Side B:
  1. "Possessed" 2:42
  2. "The Rite of Darkness" 2:05
  3. "Reap of Evil" 3:28
  4. "Son of the Damned" 2:48
  5. "Sadist (Tormentor)" 3:00
  6. "The Return of the Darkness and Evil" 3:49

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