Jihad / Freezing Moon

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Jihad / Freezing Moon is a split album with music by the black metal bands The Meads of Asphodel and Mayhem. Tracks one through six were performed by The Meads of Asphodel. Tracks seven and eight were performed by Mayhem. Tracks five and six are only available on the CD version.

Jihad / Freezing Moon
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Cover of Jihad (The Meads of Asphodel)
Studio album by
Released2002 (2002)
GenreBlack metal, experimental
The Meads of Asphodel chronology
The Excommunication of Christ
Jihad / Freezing Moon
The Bulldozer Armageddon Vol. V
Mayhem chronology
European Legions
Jihad / Freezing Moon
Legions of War
Alternative cover
Cover of Freezing Moon (Mayhem)
Cover of Freezing Moon (Mayhem)

The release features two live Mayhem rehearsals from 1991 with Dead on vocals. The Meads showcased songs with a lyrical concept on Middle Eastern terrorism. The track, "Grisly Din of Killing Steel", has the Twin Towers plane impact sounds over the narrative. This was the last release to feature Jaldaboath in The Meads of Asphodel. The split was released in a limited 10” vinyl version and a CD version with two bonus tracks.

Track listingEdit

The Meads of Asphodel
  1. "Intro" – 2:03
  2. "Jihad: The Grisly Din of Killing Steel" – 6:07
  3. "Paradise" – 4:14
  4. "Another God in Another Place" – 4:20
  5. "Tanks in the Holy Land" – 3:23
  6. "Assassins of Allah" – 5:26
  1. "Carnage" – 3:47
  2. "Freezing Moon" – 6:16

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