THERION

THERION


SYMPHONY MASSES:HO DRAKON HO MEGAS/THERION

(1993) SWEDEN

Produced by THERION and Rex Gisslen

  1. BAAL REGINON
  2. DARK PRINCESS NAAMAH
  3. A BLACK ROSE
  4. SYMPHONI DRAKONIS INFERNI
  5. DAWN OF PERISHNESS
  6. THE EYES OF ECLIPSE
  7. THE RITUALDANCE OF THE YEZIDIS
  8. POWERDANCE
  9. PROCREATION OF ETERNITY
  10. HO DRAKON HO MEGAS
  11. ENTER THE VOIDS*
  12. SYMPHONY OF THE DEAD*
  13. BEYOND SANCTORUM*
*BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - vocals,guitars,keyboards
Magnus Barthelson - guitars
Andreas Wallan Wahl - bass
Piotr Wawrzeniuk - drums


サードアルバム。スウェーデン出身のバンドは、1988年にChristofer Johnssonの個人プロジェクトとして始まり1989年にデヴューした。オカルティックな題材を全面に押し出したメロディック・デスメタル。東洋音階の妖しいメロディやキーボードのオーケストレーションを絡めて、太古の神々を崇拝する宗教的な側面を持つ歌詞世界をアグレッシヴに表現している。

LEPACA KLIFFOTH/THERION

(1995) SWEDEN

Produced by Christofer Johnsson

  1. THE WINGS OF HYDRA
  2. MELEZ
  3. ARRIVAL OF THE DARKEST QUEEN
  4. THE BEAUTY IN BLACK
  5. RIDERS OF THELI
  6. BLACK
  7. DARKNES EVE
  8. SORROWS OF THE MOON
  9. LET THE NEW DAY BEGIN
  10. LEPACA KLIFFOTH
  11. EVOCATION OF VOVIN
  12. THE VEIL OF GOLDEN SPHERES*
*BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - vocals,guitars,keyboards
Fredrik Isaksson - bass
Piotr Wawrzeniuk - drums

Hans Groning - bass-baryton vocals
Claudia Maria Mokri - vocals
Harris Johns - guitars
Jan - vocals


4thアルバム。シンフォニックな側面が増し、よりドラマティック、クラシカルな展開を見せるようになった。

THELI/THERION

(1996) SWEDEN

Produced by Jan Peter Genkel,Gottfried Koch and THERION

  1. PRELUDIUM
  2. TO MEGA THERION
  3. CULTS OF THE SHADOW
  4. IN THE DESERT OF SET
  5. INTERLUDIUM
  6. NIGHTSIDE OF EDEN
  7. OPUS ECLIPSE
  8. INVOCATION OF NAAMAH
  9. THE SIREN OF THE WOODS
  10. GRAND FINALE / POSTLUDIUM
  11. IN REMEMBRANCE*
  12. BLACK FAIRY(EUROPIAN METAL VERSION)
  13. FLY TO THE RAINBOW*
*BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - vocals,guitars,keyboards
Piotr Wawrzeniuk - drums
Lars Rosenberg - bass
Jonas Mellberg - guitars,keyboards


5thアルバム。デスメタルの枠を超え、コーラス隊を導入し、アルバムの構成からクラッシックを取り入れたものとなっており、シンフォニック・メタルへと開花した作品。華麗なメロディを持つ大仰でドラマティックなサウンドを創り出している。13はスコーピオンズのカバー。

VOVIN/THERION

(1998) SWEDEN

Produced by Sigfried Bemm

  1. THE RISE OF SODOM AND GOMORRAH
  2. BIRTH OF VENUS ILLEGITIMA
  3. WINE OF ALUQAH
  4. CLAVICUA NOX
  5. THE WILD HUNT
  6. EYE OF SHIVA
  7. BLACK SUN
DRACONIAN TRILOGY
  1. THE OPENING
  2. MORNIG STAR
  3. BLACK DIAMONDS
  1. RAVEN OF DISPERSION
  2. CRAZY NIGHT*
*BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - guitars,keyboards
Tommy Eriksson - guitars
Waldermar Sorychta - guitars
Siggi Bemm - guitars
Jan Kazda - bass
Wolf Simoms - drums

Lorentz Aspen - hammond organ on DRACONIAN TRILOGY
Ralf Scheepers - vocals on THE WILD HUNT
Martina Hornbacher - solo and duet alto and soprano vocals
Sarah Jezibel Diva - solo and duet alto and soprano vocals
Eileen Kupper Choir - soprano vocals
Angelika Martzchoir - soprano vocals
Dorothee Fischer - choir vocals
Anne Tributh - choir and alto vocals
Gregor Dippel - choir tenor vocals
Max Cilotek - choir tenor vocals
Javier Zapater - Choir bass vocals
Jochen Baver - choir bass vocals
Petra Staltz - viola
Heike Havshalter - violin
Monika Malek - viola
Gesa Hangen - cello
Alois Kott - doublebass/kontrabass


6thアルバム。前作からのシンフォニック・メタルへの変容を完全に成し遂げた作品。クラッシックの手法を大胆に取り入れたそのスタイルはヘヴィメタルの次元を超えたものになっている。12はラウドネスのカバー。

DEGGIAL/THERION

(2000) SWEDEN

Produced by Sigfried Bemm

  1. SEVEN SECRETS OF THE SPHINX
  2. ETERNAL RETURN
  3. ENTER VRIL-YA
  4. SHIP OF LUNA
  5. THE INVINCIBLE
  6. DEGGIA
  7. EMERALD CROWN
  8. THE FLIGHT OF THE LORD OF FLIES (INSTRUMENTAL)
  9. FLESH OF THE GODS
  10. VIA NOCTURNA PART I,II
  11. O FORTUNA
  12. TO MEGA THERION [LIVE]
  13. THE WINGS OF THE HYDRA [LIVE]
  14. BLACK SUN [LIVE]
* BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer johnsson - guitar,keyboards
Kristian Niemann - lead guitar
Johan Niemann - bass guitar
Sami Karpinnen - drums


Hansi kursch - lead vocals on "Flesh of the Gods"
Jan Kazda - acoustic guitar
Waldemar Sorychta - acoustic guitar on "O Fortuna"
Alexander Schimmeroth - piano

THE DIFFERENT WORLD ORCHESTRA/CHOIR:

Eileen Kupper - soprano (choir,solo)
Angelika Marz - soprano (choir)
Dorothee Fischer - alto (choir)
Anne Tributh - alto (choir)
Georg Hansen - tenor(choir,solo)
Migvell Rosales - tenor(choir)
Jorg Bravker - bass(choir,solo)
Javier Zapater - bass(choir)

Heike Havshalter - violin
Petra Staltz - viola
Monika Malek - viola
Gesa Hangen - cello
Konstantin Wienstroer - doublebass(kontrabass)
Annette Gadatsch - flute
Stefanie Dietz - oboe
John Ellis - french horn
Volker Goetz - flugelhorn,trumpet
Dietrich Geese - tuba,sovsaphon,trumpet
Daniel Hacker - orchestra drums


7thアルバム。クラシックの要素を更に強めながらもメタリックなエッジを残した新たな領域に挑む一枚。

SECRET OF THE RUNES/THERION

(2001) SWEDEN

Produced by Sigfried Bemm

  1. GINNUNGAGAP
  2. MIDGARD
  3. ASGARD
  4. JOTUNHEM
  5. SCHWARZALBENHEIM
  6. LJUSALFHEIM
  7. MUSPELHEIM
  8. NIFELHEIM
  9. VANAHEIM
  10. HELHEIM
  11. SECRET OF THE RUNES
  12. CRYING DATS *
  13. SUMMERNIGHT CITY *
  14. SEAWINDS *
* BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - Guitar
Johann Nieman - Bass
Kristian Niemann - Guitar
Sami Karpinen - Drums


Vocal and string solists:

Marika Schonberg - Solo soprano
Erika Andersson - Solo alto
Carl Rahmqvist - Solo tenor-barryton
anna Rodell - Solo violin
Asa Akerberg - Solo cello
Thomas Karlsson - whispering voice on "Ljusalfheim"

Choir -

Kristina Hansson - Coloratura soprano
Anna-Maria Krawe - Soprano
Anna Artursson - Alto
Marika Schonberg - Alto
Henrik Holmberg - Tenor
Patrik Forsman - Tenor
Carl Rahmqvist - Tenor-barryton
Joakim Berg - Bass-barryton

String ensamble -

Anna Rodell - Violin (1st)
Josef Cabrales-Alin - Violin (1st)
Malin Samuelsson - Violin (2nd)
Johan Moren - Violin (2nd)
Linda Svedrup - Viola
Niklas Sjunesson - Viola
Asa Akerberg - Cello
Monica Jonsson - Cello

Woodwinds (solo and ensamble) -

Fareidah Hildebrand - Flute, Altflute and Piccolo
Erik Rodell - Oboe and English Horn
Henrik Blixt - Bassoon and Kontrabassoon

Brass ensamble -

Mikael Sorensen - Trumpet and Fluegelhorn
Ayman Al Fakir - French horn and Wagnertuba
Kristina Borg - French horn
Rune Bodin - Trombone


8thアルバム。ヘヴィメタル要素とクラシックの要素の絶妙のバランスによって北欧神話世界を鮮やかに表現する。12はSCOPIONS、13はABBA、14はACCEPTのカバー。

LEMURIA/THERION

(2004) SWEDEN

Produced by THERION and Lars Nissen

  1. TYPHON
  2. UTHARK RUNA
  3. THREE SHIPS OF BERIK, PART 1: CALLING TO ARMS AND FIGHTING THE BATTLE
  4. THREE SHIPS OF BERIK, PART 2: VICTORY!
  5. LEMURIA
  6. QUETZALCOATL
  7. THE DREAMS OF SWEDENBORG
  8. AN ARROW FROM THE SUN
  9. ABRAXAS
  10. FEUER OVERT・E/PROMETHEUS ENTFESSELT
* BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - Guitar
Johann Nieman - Bass
Kristian Niemann - Guitar


Vocal and string solists:

Marika Schonberg - Solo soprano
Erika Andersson - Solo alto
Carl Rahmqvist - Solo tenor-barryton
anna Rodell - Solo violin
Asa Akerberg - Solo cello
Thomas Karlsson - whispering voice on "Ljusalfheim"

Choir -

Kristina Hansson - Coloratura soprano
Anna-Maria Krawe - Soprano
Anna Artursson - Alto
Marika Schonberg - Alto
Henrik Holmberg - Tenor
Patrik Forsman - Tenor
Carl Rahmqvist - Tenor-barryton
Joakim Berg - Bass-barryton

String ensamble -

Anna Rodell - Violin (1st)
Josef Cabrales-Alin - Violin (1st)
Malin Samuelsson - Violin (2nd)
Johan Moren - Violin (2nd)
Linda Svedrup - Viola
Niklas Sjunesson - Viola
Asa Akerberg - Cello
Monica Jonsson - Cello

Woodwinds (solo and ensamble) -

Fareidah Hildebrand - Flute, Altflute and Piccolo
Erik Rodell - Oboe and English Horn
Henrik Blixt - Bassoon and Kontrabassoon

Brass ensamble -

Mikael Sorensen - Trumpet and Fluegelhorn
Ayman Al Fakir - French horn and Wagnertuba
Kristina Borg - French horn
Rune Bodin - Trombone


9thアルバム。失われたレムリア大陸をテーマにしたオカルティックな世界を描き出すシンフォニックヘヴィメタル。

SIRIUS B/THERION

(2004) SWEDEN

Produced by THERION and Lars Nissen

  1. BLOOD OF KINGU
  2. SON OF THE SUN
  3. THE KHLYSTI EVANGELIST
  4. DARK VENUS PERSEPHONE
  5. KALI YUGA PART 1
  6. KALI YUGA PART 2
  7. THE WONDEROUS WORLD OF PUNT
  8. MELEK TAUS
  9. CALL OF DAGON
  10. SIRIUS B
  11. THE VOYAGE OF GURDJIEFF
* BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - Guitar
Johann Nieman - Bass
Kristian Niemann - Guitar


Vocal and string solists:

Marika Schonberg - Solo soprano
Erika Andersson - Solo alto
Carl Rahmqvist - Solo tenor-barryton
anna Rodell - Solo violin
Asa Akerberg - Solo cello
Thomas Karlsson - whispering voice on "Ljusalfheim"

Choir -

Kristina Hansson - Coloratura soprano
Anna-Maria Krawe - Soprano
Anna Artursson - Alto
Marika Schonberg - Alto
Henrik Holmberg - Tenor
Patrik Forsman - Tenor
Carl Rahmqvist - Tenor-barryton
Joakim Berg - Bass-barryton

String ensamble -

Anna Rodell - Violin (1st)
Josef Cabrales-Alin - Violin (1st)
Malin Samuelsson - Violin (2nd)
Johan Moren - Violin (2nd)
Linda Svedrup - Viola
Niklas Sjunesson - Viola
Asa Akerberg - Cello
Monica Jonsson - Cello

Woodwinds (solo and ensamble) -

Fareidah Hildebrand - Flute, Altflute and Piccolo
Erik Rodell - Oboe and English Horn
Henrik Blixt - Bassoon and Kontrabassoon

Brass ensamble -

Mikael Sorensen - Trumpet and Fluegelhorn
Ayman Al Fakir - French horn and Wagnertuba
Kristina Borg - French horn
Rune Bodin - Trombone


9thアルバム。大犬座の伴星シリウスBをタイトルにした神話的世界観を提示するヘヴィメタル色の強まったシンフォニックメタル。

GOTHIC KABBALAH/THERION

(2007) SWEDEN

Produced by THERION and Lars Nissen

Disc1
  1. DER MITTERNACHTSLOWE
  2. THE GOTHIC KABBALAH
  3. THE PERRENNIAL SOPHIA
  4. WISDOM AND THE CAGE
  5. SON OF THE STAVES OF TIME
  6. TUNA 1613
  7. TRUL
  8. CLOSE UP THE STREAMS
Disc2
  1. THREE TREASURES
  2. THE PATH TO ARCADY
  3. CHAIN OF MINERVA
  4. TOF - THE TRINITY
  5. WAND OF ABARIS
  6. THE FALLING STONE
  7. ADULRUNA REDIVIVA
  8. SEVEN SECRETS OF THE SPHINX (LIVE)*
  9. TO MEGA THERION (LIVE)*
* BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - Rhythm Guitars, Keyboards and programming
Johann Nieman - Bass Guitar, guitar, acoustic guitar
Kristian Niemann - Lead and rhythm guitars, keyboards
Petter Karlsson - Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocal & Percussion

featuring Guest:

Mats Leven - Vocals, guitar
Snowy Show - Vocals
Katarina Lilja - Vocals
Hannah Holgersson - Vocals
Jonas Samuelsson-Nerbe - Tenor
Anna Nyhlin - Solo Soprano
Karin Fjellander - Choral soprano
Ken Hensley - Hammond Organ
Joakin Svalberg- Hammond Organ
Rolf Pilotti - Solo Flute
Stefan Glaumann - Tambourine


10thアルバム。新たにドラマーを加え、ヘヴィメタル色の強まったシンフォニックメタル。

SITRA AHRA/THERION

(2010) SWEDEN

Produced by Christofer Johnsson

  1. INTRODUCTION/SITRA AHRA
  2. KINGS OF EDOM
  3. UNGUENTUM SABBATI
  4. LAND OF CANAAN
  5. HELLEQUIN
  6. 2012
  7. CU' CHULAINN
  8. KALI YUGA PART 3
  9. THE SHELLS ARE OPEN
  10. DIN
  11. CHILDREN OF THE STONE: AFTER THE INQUISITION
* BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - Guitars
Johan Koleberg - Drums
Nalley Pahlsson - Bass guitars
Christian Vidal - Guitars
Thomas Vikstrom - Vocals

featuring Guest:

Waldemar Sorychta - Rythm guitars, additional harmony, lead guitar
Lori Lewis - Solo soprano
Snowy Shaw - Lead vocals

Peter Ljung - Grand piano and hammond organ
Hans Gardemar - Accordion on Land Of Canaan
Mats Oberg - Harmonica on Land Of Canaan
Staffan Astner - Accoustic 6 and 12-string guitars
Chris Laney - Electric 12-string guitar on Land Of Canaan and Hellequin
Mattias Olsson - Analog synthesizers on Kali Yuga III
Marcus Jupither: Solo baritone on Hellequin
Mika "Belfagor" Hakola - Lead vocals on Din
Peter Karlsson - Lead vocals on 2012
Linnea Vikstrom - Lead vocals on Kings Of Edom and Hellequin


11thアルバム。シンフォニックメタル。

BELOVED ANTICHRIST/THERION

(2018) SWEDEN

Produced by Christofer Johnsson

Disc 1 - Act I
  1. TURN FROM HEAVEN
  2. WHERE WILL YOU GO?
  3. THROUGH DUST THROUGH RAIN
  4. SIGNS ARE HERE
  5. NEVER AGAIN
  6. BRING HER HOME
  7. THE SOLID BLACK BEYOND
  8. THE CROWNING OF SPLENDOUR
  9. MORNING HAS BROKEN
  10. GARDEN OF PEACE
  11. OUR DESTINY
  12. ANTHEM
  13. THE PALACE BALL
  14. JEWELS FROM AFAR
  15. HAIL CAESAR
  16. WHAT IS WRONG?
  17. NOTHING BUT MY NAME
Disc 2 - Act II
  1. THE ARRIVAL OF APOLLONIUS
  2. PLEDGING LOYALTY
  3. NIGHT REBORN
  4. DAGGER OF GOD
  5. EMPLE OF NEW JERUSALEM
  6. THE LIONS ROAR
  7. BRINGING THE GOSPEL
  8. LAUDATE DOMINUM
  9. REMAINING SILENT
  10. BEHOLD ANTICHRIST
  11. CURSED BY THE FALLEN
  12. RESSURECTION
  13. TO WHERE I WEEP
  14. ASTRAL SOPHIA
  15. THY WILL BE DONE
Disc 3 - Act III
  1. SHOOT THEM DOWN
  2. BENEATH THE STARRY SKIES
  3. FORGIVE ME
  4. THE WASTERLAND OF MY HEART
  5. BURNING THE PALACE
  6. PRELUDE TO WAR
  7. DAY OF WRATH
  8. RISE TO WAR
  9. TIME HAS COME / FINAL BATTLE
  10. MY VOYAGE CARRIES ON
  11. STRIKING DARKNESS
  12. SEEDS OF TIME
  13. TO SHINE FOREVER
  14. THEME OF ANTICHRIST

THERION:

Christofer Johnsson - Guitars
Johan Koleberg - Drums
Nalley Pahlsson - Bass guitars
Christian Vidal - Guitars
Thomas Vikstrom - Vocals

featuring Guest:

Thomas Vikstrom - Vocals (as Antichrist)
Lori Lewis - Vocals (as Helena)
Christofer Johnsson - Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (baritone), Keyboards, Programming
Bjorn Nalle Pahlsson - Bass, Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (baritone), Guitars (acoustic)
Christian Vidal - Guitars (lead), Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (12 string)
Johan Kullberg - Drums
Sami Karppinen - Drums (CD1 tracks 15, 16)


Chiara Malvestiti - Vocals (as Johanna)
Marcus Jupither - Vocals (as Apollonius)
Erik Rosenius - Vocals (as Satan)
Melissa Ferlaak - Vocals (as Sophia)
Ulrika Skarby - Vocals (as Agnes)
Lydia Kjellberg - Vocals (as Mare)
Samuel Jarrick - Vocals (as Pope Peter II), Vocals (as Male voter), Vocals (choirs) (as 3 Demons)
Linus Flogell - Vocals (as Professor Pauli), Vocals (choirs) (as 3 Demons)
Kaj Hagstrand - Vocals (as President of USE), Vocals (as Building master), Vocals (as Soldier)
Matilda Wahlund - Vocals (as President wife), Vocals (as Lydia), Vocals (as Female voter)
Karin Fjellander - Vocals (as Messenger), Vocals (as Angel)
Mikael Schmidberger - Vocals (as Priest), Vocals (as Demon), Vocals (as Male servant), Vocals (choirs) (as 3 Demons)
Linnea Vikstrom - Vocals (as Female servant), Vocals (as Congress woman)
Anastasia Dreyer - Vocals (choirs) (soprano)
Anna Belova - Vocals (choirs) (soprano)
Ekaterina Shamina - Vocals (choirs) (soprano)
Lyudmila Mikhailova - Vocals (choirs) (soprano)
Maria Chekrkchieva - Vocals (choirs) (alto)
Anastasia Polyanina - Vocals (choirs) (alto)
Darya Mikhailova - Vocals (choirs) (alto)
Ksenia Krasikova - Vocals (choirs) (alto)
Mikhail Nor - Vocals (choirs) (tenor)
Daniil Jurilov - Vocals (choirs) (tenor)
Artemiy Menshikov - Vocals (choirs) (tenor)
Nikita Mikhailov - Vocals (choirs) (tenor)
Gleb Kardasevich - Vocals (choirs) (bass)
Dmitriy Volkov - Vocals (choirs) (bass)
Mikhail Yurkus - Vocals (choirs) (bass)
Grigory Pyankov - Vocals (choirs) (bass)
Peter Ljung - Grand piano, Hammond organ
Micke Nord - Guitars (slide) (CD1 track 11; CD2 track 4)


13thアルバム。三枚組のロックオペラを作り出す。

LEVIATHAN/THERION

(2021) SWEDEN

Produced by Christofer Johnsson

  1. THE LEAF ON THE OAK OF FAR
  2. TUONELA
  3. LEVIATHAN
  4. DIE WELLEN DER ZEIT
  5. AŽI DAHÃKA
  6. EYE OF ALGOL
  7. NOCTURNAL LIGHT
  8. GREAT MARQUIS OF HELL
  9. PSALM OF RETRIBUTION
  10. EL PRIMER SOL
  11. TEN COURTS OF DIYU
  12. EYE OF ALGOL (ALTERNATIVE VOCAL VERSION)*
  13. TUONELA (FULL MARCO VOCAL VERSION)*
  14. TUONELA (ALTERNATIVE VOCAL VERSION)*
  15. TUONELA (INSTRUMENTAL VERSION)*
  16. TUONELA (ORCHESTRA VERSION) *
*BONUS TRACKS

THERION:

Thomas Vikstrom - Vocals (tenor) (tracks 1, 2, 5, 7-11), Songwriting
Lori Lewis - Vocals (soprano) (tracks 3, 7, 8, 9)
Christofer Johnsson - Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards, Programming, Lyrics (track 9), Songwriting
Christian Vidal - Guitars (lead)
Nalle Pahlsson - Bass

featuring Guest:

Fabio "Wolf" Amurri - Keyboards, Programming
Marco Hietala - Vocals (track 2)
Ally Storch-Hukriede - Violin (track 2)
Snowy Shaw - Drums (tracks 4, 5, 7, 10, 11)
Jonas Oijvall - Hammond organ (tracks 5, 6)
Taida Nazrai? - Vocals (female) (tracks 2, 4, 11)
Chiara "Dusk" Malvestiti - Vocals (soprano) (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Mats Leven - Vocals (track 9)
Rosalia Sairem - Vocals (female) (tracks 1, 6, 10)
Noa Gruman - Vocals (female) (track 11)
Bjorn Hoglund - Drums (tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9)
Hellscore - Vocals (choirs)


14thアルバム。