Vampyr - Throne of the Beast

by Black Funeral

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The debut CD of Black Funeral recorded in 1995. Line up: Baron Abaddon (Akhtya Nachttoter/Michael W Ford), Vocals; Desolate, Keyboards, Jim Hensley, Session Bass; Dean Tavernier, Sesson Guitar, John York, Session Drums. Released by FullMoon Productions in 95 and 97.


released January 1, 1995

The cover art for "Vampyr" was created by Draugr (Karl NE) of Nastrond (Sweden). The logo of Black Funeral in the original form was created by Equitant of Absu and the larger Black Funeral logo used after 1997 was created by Blood Moon.



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Black Funeral was founded in 1993 and continues to creates traditional black metal with dark, ghostlike soundscapes, screams and a wide range of demonic utterances to enhance and draw the listener in to the abyss. Black Funeral weaves grim and violent black metal hostility with atmospheres. ... more

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Track Name: Spectral Agony of Pain and Loneliness
Lyrics were written on a small notepad by Abaddon (Akhtya Nachttoter) during walks at night in the woods near his home in Greenwood, Indiana.
Track Name: Vampyr - Throne of the Beast
This track explores the mental discipline and instincts of Predatory Spiritualism, Vampyre Magick and mythology of the Vampire archetype.
Track Name: Spirit of the Werewolf
An atmospheric track used for a short incantation of the werewolf spirit from European folklore.
Track Name: Rising from a Dishonored Grave
The curse in mythology concerning the death of a living werewolf or sorcerer, becoming a vampire after death.