|To the Gates of Blasphemous Fire
|Studio album by
|1997 at Beat Studio
|Nokturnal Mortum chronology
To the Gates of Blasphemous Fire is the second album by Ukrainian symphonic black metal band Nokturnal Mortum. This album was dedicated to Igor Naumchuk of Lucifugum.
All lyrics are written by Nokturnal Mortum
|"To the Gates of Blasphemous Fire"
|"On the Moonlight Path"
|"The Hands of Chaos"
|"Under the Banners of the Horned Knjaz"
|"The 13th Asbath Celebration"
|"The Forgotten Ages of Victories"
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