Chimera (Mayhem album)

Chimera is the third full length album by the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. It is the fourth and last main Mayhem release with the vocalist Sven Erik Kristiansen (Maniac). TurboNatas of the Norwegian band Red Harvest provided the album artwork.[2] The cover image is a screenshot from the 1922 silent film Häxan.

Chimera
Chimera (Mayhem album) cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 29, 2004
RecordedNovember-December 2003
GenreBlack metal
Length44:31
LabelSeason of Mist
ProducerBlasphemer
Mayhem chronology
European Legions
(2001)
Chimera
(2004)
Ordo Ad Chao
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Maniac & Blasphemer.

No.TitleLength
1."Whore"2:58
2."Dark Night of the Soul"6:08
3."Rape Humanity with Pride"5:41
4."My Death"5:54
5."You Must Fall"4:13
6."Slaughter of Dreams"7:00
7."Impious Devious Leper Lord"5:38
8."Chimera"7:00
Total length:44:31

PersonnelEdit

Production[3]Edit

  • All songs published by Season Of Mist
  • Produced by Blasphemer
  • Engineered by Borge Finstad
  • Mixed by Blasphemer, Hellhammer and Borge Finstad
  • Mastered by Morten Lund

ChartsEdit

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Norwegian Albums Chart[4] 28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mason, Stewart. "Chimera review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 27 April 2010.
  2. ^ "Red Harvest biography on Avant-garde metal". Avant-garde metal. Retrieved 7 May 2009.
  3. ^ "Chimera" by Mayhem; details at discogs
  4. ^ Steffen Hung. "Norwegian charts portal". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 9 February 2012.