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Album Review

The Swedish black metal band Bathory have won a lot of respect over the years for their uncompromising style of music, and the harsh sound and extreme lyrics of Octagon pack plenty of shock value. A couple of the numbers deal with such serious issues as world politics and pollution, and "Deuce" is probably the most worthwhile track of the lot. Octagon is probably best suited for hardcore Bathory fans.

Customer Reviews

great

Awsome album artwork , not the best but preety good R.I.P the almighty legedary Qourthon

TRASH METAL

This is without a doubt Bathory's best trash metal album and my favorite too hands down. "Born to Die" is my fav song of the album.

idk....

I LOVE bathory but I have to say...this really sounds alot like slipknot...and i like slipkot! but idk if this album is bathory's best...

Biography

Formed: 1983 in Sweden

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s

In a musical realm where scale of influence has little to do with commercial success, few originators of the extreme metal arts evoke as deep a sense of mystery, or incite such hushed, reverential tones of admiration, as Sweden's Bathory. Essentially a one-man operation helmed by the mysterious Quorthon, Bathory's development from the rawest form of embryonic black metal, to thrash, death, and back to its self-devised Viking-themed black metal, has mirrored and regularly defined the genre's very...
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