Bolt Thrower - ...For Victory

8.7 | 338 votes |
Release date: 1994
Style: Death metal


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Disc I
01. War
02. Remembrance
03. When Glory Beckons
04. ...For Victory
05. Graven Image
06. Lest We Forget
07. Silent Demise
08. Forever Fallen
09. Tank (MK 1)
10. Armageddon Bound
11. Overlord [bonus]

Disc II [Live War] [Live at Manchester UK]
01. The IVth Crusade
02. Dying Creed
03. Spearhead
04. Unleashed Upon Mankind
05. Ritual
06. Where Next To Conquer
07. Warmaster
08. As The World Burns
09. Cenotaph

Top 20 albums of 1994: 10

Karl Willetts - vocals
Barry Thompson - guitars
Gavin Ward - guitars
Andy Whale - drums
Joanne Bench - bass

Additional info
Label: Earache Records

Recorded at Parr Street Studio & recorded/mixed at Sawmills Studios, UK in mid-1994.
Engineered by John Cornfield.
Produced by Bolt Thrower & Colin Richardson.

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Bolt Thrower's approach to death metal is pretty unmistakable. They sound like an oncoming division of tanks… an unyielding and unstoppable juggernaut that will crush everything in their path without remorse.

1994's '… For Victory' finds them in peak form - they have taken their by now familiar formula and refined it to near perfection. While some bands that rely on the same approach again and again often find themselves stagnating and ultimately becoming stale and irrelevant, Bolt Thrower somehow managed to constantly tweak and improve upon their approach with each album, leading up to what I think is their best effort in '…For Victory.'

published 19.08.2008 | Comments (5)

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19.10.2012 - 23:59
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Their guitar tone is undoubtedly one of the best in Death metal.
21.03.2013 - 18:17
Rating: 9
One of the most engaging and intense war-related albums I've ever heard. Every aspect of the sound, the themes and the lyrical imagery has been thought out carefully and it all makes for quite a visceral and precisely performed listening experience. Certainly Bolt Thrower's defining album.
23.04.2017 - 23:39
Rating: 10
This is clearly their best album for me (Warmaster following). Such a powerful and at the same time melodic album (although it is not really melodic death!). I can enjoy each and every song here. Highlights: Silent demise, Lest we forget, Remembrance, and of course the title track.
28.11.2017 - 04:09
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Only 3 comments?? This is one of the best death metal albums ever created imo.
05.11.2018 - 00:56
Written by Guest on 28.11.2017 at 04:09

Only 3 comments?? This is one of the best death metal albums ever created imo.

In everyone's opinion who has the slightest clue about death metal, this is an immense album.
28.11.2018 - 21:40
- I've dreamt of that for years.
- Dying?
- Running.

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