BurzumDet Som Engang Var

Label:Cymophane Productions – EYE 001
CD, Album
Genre:Electronic, Rock
Style:Dark Ambient, Black Metal


1Den Onde Kysten2:20
2Key To The Gate5:14
3En Ring Til Aa Herske7:10
4Lost Wisdom4:38
5Han Som Reiste4:51
6Naar Himmelen Klarner3:50
7Snu Mikrokosmos Tegn9:36
8Svarte Troner2:16

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Key to the gate (August -91), Den onde kysten (January -92), Snu mikrokosmos tegn (March -92), Svarte troner (April -92), Lost wisdom (June -91), Naar himmelen klarner (February -89), En ring til aa herske (March -92)

Recorded April 1992 at Grieghallen studios

® & © Cymophane Productions 1993.

Worldwide Distribution: Voices Of Wonder Records

®&© Cymophane 1993

Released in around 950 copies. Was intended to be distributed by Voices Of Wonder, but almost the whole pressing was returned to Varg just after he was arrested.

Total running time: 39:59

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: DURECO [01] EYE 001
  • Rights Society (CD): biem/n©b
  • Rights Society (Booklet & Rear): n©b

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Det Som Engang Var (CD, Album, Reissue, Digipak)Misanthropy Records, Cymophane ProductionsAMAZON 002, EYE 001UK1994
Det Som Engang Var (LP, Album)Misanthropy Records, Cymophane ProductionsAMAZON 002, EYE 001UK1994
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Det Som Engang Var (CD, Album, Reissue, Promo)Misanthropy Records, Cymophane ProductionsAMAZON 002, EYE 001UK1994
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Det Som Engang Var (Cassette, Album, Reissue)Morbid Noizz Productions035Poland1994
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Det Som Engang Var (Cassette, Album, Reissue)Heavy Metal SpecialistsnoneHungary1994


  • Inducedterror81's avatar
    I have been enjoying this album for almost 30 years now along with the rest of his catalog. Each album sounds different but is fundamentally Vargs style. Can't recommend this album enough if you haven't had an opportunity to check it out after all these years. I am a proud owner of an original unplayed copy in mint condition of this album. On the spine of this version it just says cymophane then eye001. Didn't see that specified anywhere on this site but thought I'd mention it here for anyone wanting to know. Anyhow Burzum at his finest! A jewel in the past for sure!
    • wrathovgod's avatar
      good luck finding a real Dureco CD... I have one but I bought it knowing it was damaged, the previous owner didn't know what a CD was and put it on a turntable and severely damaged in a circular motion, so track 4 skips... I paid $150 for it.
      • internaldarkness's avatar
        One of his best album!!

        Before there was only music (and some church`s, sad to say).
        This was the first release on another label then first two albums.
        And i might say that this is one of his best!
        His musical inspiration where at it`s peek and the sound as well.
        The song`s are brilliant and the agony in his voice is awesome.

        This is true norwegian black metal at it`s best!!
        A must buy!!



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