Lux Mundi (album)

Lux Mundi is the ninth studio album from the heavy metal band Samael, released on 29 April 2011 through Nuclear Blast.[1] The Latin words Lux Mundi translate as "Light of the World".

Lux Mundi
Samael Lux Mundi album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released29 April 2011 (2011-04-29)[1]
StudioThe Cube studio, Roystone studio, Albertine studio, Switzerland
GenreSymphonic black metal, industrial metal
LabelNuclear Blast, Season of Mist
ProducerXy, Waldemar Sorychta
Samael chronology
Lux Mundi
Singles from Lux Mundi
  1. "Antigod"
    Released: 19 November 2010[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
Revolver Magazine3/5 stars[4]
Rock Hard8.5/10[5]
Sputnikmusic3.5/5 stars[6]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics are written by Vorph; all music is composed by Xy.

2."Let My People Be!"3:49
3."Of War"3:41
5."For a Thousand Years"4:55
6."The Shadow of the Sword"3:49
7."In the Deep"4:02
8."Mother Night"4:18
9."Pagan Trance"4:19
10."In Gold We Trust"3:29
11."Soul Invictus"4:18
12."The Truth is Marching On"4:29



  • Vorph – guitar, vocals
  • Mak – guitar
  • Mas – bass
  • Xy – drums, keyboard, programming, production

Technical personnelEdit


  1. ^ a b "Samael – New Album "Lux Mundi" out now & online stream". Nuclear Blast. April 29, 2011. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "Samael release new EP". Nuclear Blast. September 29, 2010. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  3. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Samael: Lux Mundi at AllMusic. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  4. ^ Krovatin, Christopher (May 4, 2011). "Review: Samael – Lux Mundi". Revolver. NewBay Media. ISSN 1527-408X. Archived from the original on May 8, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2011.
  5. ^ Blum, Tobias (2011). "Samael: Lux Mundi". Rock Hard (in German). Rock Hard Verlags- und Handels- GmbH (288). ISSN 1437-8140. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  6. ^ Willie (April 29, 2011). "Review: Samael – Lux Mundi". Retrieved July 24, 2018.