Incipit Satan

Gorgoroth - Incipit Satan
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February 7, 2000 / Release Date
LP / Format
Nuclear Blast / Label
Black Metal / Genres
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Gaahl would later go on to absolutely destroy Gorgoroth and turn them into a punchline within the black metal community, but his first album with duties as the sole lead vocalist wasn't that bad. There's one awful track (When Love Rages Wild in My Heart is one of their worst songs), but nearly everything else is pretty sweet.


some nice riffs but Litani til Satan is amazingly shitty.


I guess you can't do these kind of wacky changes to a Black Metal formula without losing fans' steem. A very vocally hated album in some sectors of the metal community but with a nice cult following surrounding the record.

This is at the edge of becoming a mixed bag. The atmospheric aspect is what sells the album at a whole for me. With all the satanic slob you know, there's some quite eclectic and industrial passages here that divides the waters between the naive open-minded and the cynical ... read more

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Track List

  1. Incipit Satan
  2. A World to Win
  3. Litani til Satan
  4. Unchain My Heart!!!
  5. An Excerpt of X
  6. Ein eim av blod og helvetesild
  7. Will to Power
  8. When Love Rages Wild in My Heart
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Added on: April 4, 2015