Arcturus (2) ‎– La Masquerade Infernale

Music For Nations (2) ‎– CDMFN 230, Misanthropy Records (2) ‎– CDMFN 230
CDr, Album, Limited Edition, Unofficial Release

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Master Of Disguise
Backing Vocals – Simen Hestnæs
2 Ad Astra
Cornet – Idun FelbergFlute – Erik Olivier LancelotGuitar, Soloist [Additional Guitarsolos] – Carl August Tidemann
3 The Chaos Path
Lead Vocals, Lyrics By [Pennery] – Simen Hestnæs
4 La Masquerade Infernale 1:59
5 Alone
Lyrics By [Poem By] – Edgar Allan Poe
6 The Throne Of Tragedy
Lyrics By [Based On The Poem By - JHS 1996.], Translated By [Translated To English] – Jørn Henrik Sværen*
7 Painting My Horror
Backing Vocals – Simen Hestnæs
8 Of Nails And Sinners
Guitar, Soloist [Additional Guitarsolos] – Carl August Tidemann

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The Throne of Tragedy is based on the poem «Tragediens Trone» by Jørn Henrik Sværen, is translated to English by the undersigned, and hereby dedicated to Kristoffer Garm Rygg.

«La Masquerade Infernale» was recorded in Jester studio during a period from the 12th month of 1996 ev. till the end of the 5th month 1997 ev. This excludes the drum takes which were engineered at Fløystøy 15 - 20th days of the 12th month 1996 ev., and string takes which took place the 1st day of the 5th month at location Endless.
The mix was masterly conducted from the 2nd til the 12th day of the 6th month 1997 ev. in Major studio.
Mastered at Strype laboratories.

«La Masquerade Infernale» is dedicated to the Perilous Quest of the Faustian Spirit.

All tracks published by Amazonian Music Publishing U.K.
The copyright in this recording is exclusively owned by Misanthropy Records.
(c) 1997 Misanthropy (p) Amazonian Music

Made In England

Ce n’est point ma façon de penser qui a fait mon malheur, c’est celle des autres. Marquis de Sade

Counterfeit edition manufactured in Russia.
Manufactured as a standard Jewel case with four-page booklet.
Inside pages are blank.
The CD contains only eight tracks, without a zero (unnamed) track.
The booklet is printed in a mirror image, so the fold line is not left as usual, but on the right.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 016583 123024
  • Barcode (String): 5016583123024
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): UL13G40-18
  • Other (Mould text (CD Front side)): 2102121338
  • Other (Distribution Code): RTD GAS 211.1230.2
  • Other (Distribution Code): M7.862
  • Label Code: LC 8541

Other Versions (5 of 19) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDMFN 230 Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(CD, Album) Music For Nations, Misanthropy Records CDMFN 230 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
ES 4494 Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(Cass, Album, Unofficial) CD Club ES 4494 Ukraine Unknown Sell This Version
BOBV356LP Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Gre) Back On Black BOBV356LP UK 2013 Sell This Version
none Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Moon Records (2) none Ukraine 1998 Sell This Version
CDMFN 230, none Arcturus (2) La Masquerade Infernale(CD, Album, Promo) Music For Nations, Misanthropy Records CDMFN 230, none UK 1997 Sell This Version