Arctic Thunder

Darkthrone - Arctic Thunder
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2016 Ratings: #457 / 947
User Score
Based on 29 ratings
Liked by 1 person
October 14, 2016 / Release Date
LP / Format
Peaceville / Label
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FINALLY, a return to form for Darkthrone! They've always been at their best when they're playing what they were born to play--cold, hateful black metal. They're back, baby!
A few years later, Fenriz and his gang return with another powerhouse of a record, Arctic Thunder. This album sees the band returning a little to their roots, not necessarily to the dirty, raw black-metal core of the 90s, but certainly bringing in some of the energic riffage and instrumental oblivion that made them standout amidst the many groups of the emerging black-metal scene in Norway, at the time. Still, there are vivid references to a more 'traditional' style of heavy music here, as we ... read more
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Track List

  1. Tundra Leach
  2. Burial Bliss
  3. Boreal Fiends
  4. Inbred Vermin
  5. Arctic Thunder
  6. Throw Me Through the Marshes
  7. Deep Lake Tresspass
  8. The Wyoming Distance

Year End Lists

#52/Crack Magazine
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Added on: August 17, 2016