Burzum

Burzum

black metal, dark ambient, ambient black metal, ambient, norwegian

Burzum is the black metal solo project of Varg Vikernes (born Kristian Larsson Vikernes, AKA Greven Grishnackh/Count Grishnackh, currently legally named Louis Cachet). Burzum played a vital role, along with other Norwegian black metal bands such as Mayhem, Darkthrone, Emperor and Immortal, in the development of black metal as a musical genre and ideology. In particular, the ambient black metal and depressive black metal subgenres owe much to Burzum's sound.

Hliðskjálf [1999]
  • 1. Tuistos Herz (6:13)
  • 2. Der Tod Wuotans (6:43)
  • 3. Ansuzgardaraiwô (4:28)
  • 4. Die Liebe Nerþus' (2:14)
  • 5. Frijôs einsames Trauern (6:15)
  • 6. Einfühlungsvermögen (3:55)
  • 7. Frijôs goldene Tränen (2:38)
  • 8. Der weinende Hadnur (1:16)

Hliðskjálf is the sixth album by Burzum. This album was the second to be recorded by Varg Vikernes while he was imprisoned for murder and arson, and also Burzum's second ambient / dungeon synth album. Dauði baldrs and Hliðskjálf were created with synthesized instruments as he was not allowed any other instruments while being imprisoned. In Norse mythology, Hliðskjálf is the high seat of Odin allowing him to see into all realms. Read more on Last.fm.