Album info
ReleaseOctober 25, 2002
RecordedAugust 2001–November 2002
GenreBlack metal
LabelMoonfog, Capitol

Volcano is the fifth studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was released on 25 October 2002, through Moonfog Productions. The album is one of the band's more successful records, having won several awards including the Norwegian Grammy for Best Metal Album, Alarm awards for Metal Album of the Year, Song of the Year for "Fuel for Hatred" and an Oslo award for Best Overall Album. A video was made for the single "Fuel for Hatred".

Background Edit

The beginning of first track is a sample of Russell Crowe's dialogue from the movie Gladiator.

Track listingEdit

All songs written and composed by Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven.

# Track title Length
1. "With Ravenous Hunger" 6:40
2. "Angstridden" 6:23
3. "Fuel for Hatred" 3:53
4. "Suffering the Tyrants" 5:08
5. "Possessed" 5:21
6. "Repined Bastard Nation" 5:44
7. "Mental Mercury" 6:53
8. "Black Lava" 14:29
Vinyl bonus tracks
# Track title Length
9. "Live Through Me" 4:47
10. "Existential Fear-Questions" 5:34

Personnel Edit

Satyricon Edit

  • Satyr (Sigurd Wongraven) – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, arrangement, production, recording, engineering, mixing and mastering
  • Frost (Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad) – drums

Session Edit

  • Anja Garbarek – vocals on "Angstridden", "Mental Mercury" and "Black Lava"
  • Erik Ljunggren – programming, keyboards

Production Edit

  • Erik Ljunggren – recording and engineering
  • Michael H. Fernando – recording and engineering
  • "Critter" – mixing
  • Espen Berg – mastering

Charts Edit

Chart (2002) Peak
Norwegian Albums Chart 4[1]

References Edit

  1. - Norwegian charts portal. Retrieved on 6 September 2012.

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