Dodheimsgard - Satanic Art

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Norway's Dodheimsgard was formed in 1994 by Vicotnik & Aldrahn. The early incarnation was that of a raw and melodic black metal band, with their debut album also featuring Fenriz of Darkthrone on bass, before the poisons of a more schizophrenic concoction started to take hold. One of the top bands and visionaries of the mid-90's Norwegian Black Metal evolution, DHG are widely hailed as masters of dark & psychotic psychedelia-tinged extremity. 'Satanic Art' was originally released in 1998 and is considered a significant turning point for the band, as the compositions became less traditional in their structure and delivery, & instead became far more abstract and twisted. Besides the duo of Vicotnik & Aldrahn, the line-up also featured members of other notable Norwegian acts such as Aura Noir & Fleurety, with studio work assistance from Garm of Ulver. This edition of 'Satanic Art' includes 2 bonus tracks, in the form of "Black Treasure" & an alternate rendition of "Symptom".