Countess Bathory

Venom

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publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Anthony C. Bray, Conrad Thomas Lant, Jeffrey Dunn
album: Track 9 in album Black Metal
release date: 1982
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Thrash/Speed Metal/Heavy Metal/Black Metal
length: 3:48
composer: Conrad Lant, Jeffrey Dunn, Anthony Bray
lyricist: Anthony Bray, Jeffrey Dunn, Conrad Lant

Album Information

country(area): France
script: Latin

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Lyrics

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Welcoming the virgins fair, to live a noble life
In the castle known to all - the Count's infernal wife
She invites the peasants with endless lavish foods
But, when evening spreads it wings, she rapes them of their blood
Countess Bathory
Countess Bathory
All day long the virgins sit and feast on endless meals
The Countess laughs and sips her wine - her skin doth crack and peel
But when nightime fills the air one must pay the price
The Countess takes her midnight bath with blood that once gave life
Countess Bathory
Countess Bathory
Living in her self styled Hell, the Countess dressed in black
Life's so distant - death's so near - no blood to turn time back
The castle walls are closing in, she's crippled now with age

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Track Listing

  • 1 Black Metal
  • 2 To Hell and Back
  • 3 Buried Alive
  • 4 Raise the Dead
  • 5 Teacher's Pet
  • 6 Leave Me in Hell
  • 7 Sacrifice
  • 8 Heaven's on Fire
  • 9 Countess Bathory
  • 10 Don't Burn the Witch / At War With Satan