Esoteric Warfare is the fifth studio album by the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. It was released via Season of Mist on 6 June 2014 in Europe and Asia, and on 10 June 2014 in North America. It is the first album to feature Teloch on guitar since Blasphemer’s departure from the band in 2008.
Mediolanum Capta Est is a live album by the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. The title of the album means, in Latin, Milano is taken. Milan was the Italian city where this live album was recorded.
European Legions is a compilation album by the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. Tracks 1-7 are live tracks, and tracks 8-12 are pre-production tracks from the Grand Declaration of War sessions.
Wolf’s Lair Abyss is an EP by the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. It is the first part of Grand Declaration of War, which has been stated on the band’s website. Additionally, the main riff of the last track, “Symbols of Bloodswords”, which is the last tune of the EP, is also featured in “A […]
Chimera is the third full length album by the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. It is the fourth and last main Mayhem release to feature vocalist Sven Erik Kristiansen (Maniac). TurboNatas of fellow Norwegian band Red Harvest provided the album artwork. The album art is a screenshot from the 1922 silent film Häxan. At the […]
Ordo Ad Chao is the fourth full-length album by the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. “Ordo ad chao” is incorrect Latin (correct: “ōrdō ā chaos”) for “order to chaos” – a reversal of the Latin expression “ordo ab chao” (“order from chaos”) often cited as the motto used in Freemasonry. The album received the Spellemann […]
Live in Leipzig is a live album by Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. It was recorded at the Eiskeller club in Leipzig, Germany on 26 November 1990. However, the album was not released until 1993. The songs performed during the concert were from the demo Pure Fucking Armageddon, Deathcrush (1987) and the then-yet-to-be-recorded De Mysteriis […]
Grand Declaration of War is the second full-length studio album by Norwegian black metal band Mayhem, released through Necropolis Records, on 16 May 2000. The album’s title and some of the lyrics are taken from the writings of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, particularly Twilight of the Idols and The Antichrist. Nietzsche called Twilight of […]
De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas is the first full-length studio album by Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. Songwriting began as early as 1987, but due to the suicide of vocalist Per “Dead” Ohlin and murder of guitarist Øystein “Euronymous” Aarseth, the album’s release was delayed until May 1994. De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas is widely considered one […]