|EP by Nifelheim / Vulcano|
|Released||30 November 2006|
|Genre||Black metal, speed metal|
|Nifelheim / Vulcano chronology|
Thunder Metal is a split EP of extreme metal bands Nifelheim and Vulcano. It was originally released on vinyl and includes four songs. The CD version also features "Insulter of Jesus Christ", a Damnation cover done by Nifelheim, featuring Jon Nödtveidt of Dissection as a guest guitarist.
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