...Where the Shadows Lie

...Where the Shadows Lie is the first full-length album by the Finnish heavy metal band Battlelore, released in 2002. The album received good reviews and gained the band a loyal fan base. No singles were released from the album, although a video was filmed for the song "Journey to Undying Lands", used to promote the band throughout Europe. After the release of this album in 2002, guitarist Tommi Havo had to leave the band due to personal reasons and was replaced by Jussi Rautio.

...Where the Shadows Lie
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Cover to the standard edition of the album by Ted Nasmith
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 13, 2002
RecordedMusic Bros Studios, Imatra, Finland, July–November 2001
GenreMelodic death metal, gothic metal, power metal
ProducerMiitri Aaltonen
Battlelore chronology
...Where the Shadows Lie
Sword's Song
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

The album cover features an image of Morgoth, painted by Ted Nasmith in 1998, titled “Morgoth and High King of Noldor” (used with permission).

Track listingEdit

All lyrics are written by Jyri Vahvanen; all music is composed by Battlelore, except where indicated.

2."The Grey Wizard"4:17
3."Raging Goblin"4:35
4."Journey to Undying Lands"5:50
5."Shadowgate" (Battlelore & Miitri Aaltonen)4:04
7."The Green Maid"3:44
8."Khazad-Dûm Pt.1 (Ages of Mithril)"5:20
9."Ride with the Dragons"4:17
10."Feast for the Wanderer" (Hidden track, not mentioned on back cover track listing. Music by Jyrki Myllärinen)4:05
Total length:46:59


Band members
Guest musicians
  • Jyrki Myllärinen – classical guitars
  • Miitri Aaltonen - producer, engineer, mixing
  • Pauli Saastamoinen - mastering

Lyrical referencesEdit


  1. ^ Jeffries, Vincent. "Battlelore Where the Shadows Lie review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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