Best Songs on Celtic Frost's to Mega Therion

To Mega Therion (which means the great beast in Greek) is the 2nd studio album by Celtic Frost, It was recorded September 14th to 28th in 1985 at Casablanca Studio in Berlin, Germany. The album was released on October 27th 1985 through Noise Records. The album cover is a painting by H. R. Giger entitled Satan I. The album was a major influence on the developing death metal and black metal genres.

The album contains the song Circle of the Tyrants which many have considered it to be the best song Celtic Frost had ever made.

Genres: Thrash Metal, Black Metal, Death Metal


Celtic Frost:

Tom G. Warrior - guitars, vocals, effects, co-producer, assistant engineer

Dominic Steiner - bass, bass effects

Reed St. Mark - drums, percussion, effects

Additional musicians:

Martin Ain – bass (tracks 2 and 3 on 1999 re-release; songs originally from Tragic Serenades EP)

Wolf Bender – French horn (tracks 1, 4 and 10)

Claudia-Maria Mokri – additional vocals (tracks 2, 6 and 10)

Horst Müller, Urs Sprenger – sound effects (track 9)


Horst Müller - producer, engineer, mixing

Rick Lights - assistant engineer

Karl Walterbach - executive producer

The Top Ten

1 Circle of the Tyrants

Yep, my favorite, too. So raw, so wild. - Metal_Treasure

2 The Usurper
3 Jewel Throne
4 Necromantical Screams
5 (Beyond the) North Winds
6 Fainted Eyes
7 Innocence and Wrath
8 Tears In a Prophet's Dream
9 Dawn of Meggido
10 Eternal Summer
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