Will of The Gods is a Great Power
Will of The Gods is a Great Power.jpg
Cover for the 2018 reissue.
Studio album by Scald
Released 1997
Recorded January - July 1996 at Check Sound Studio in Yaroslavl, Russia
Genre Epic Doom Metal
Viking Metal
Heavy Metal
Length 53:34 (Original)
Label MetalAgen (Original)
Producer Alexander Novikov
Scald chronology
North Winds
Will of The Gods is a Great Power
There Flies Our Wail!

Will of The Gods is a Great Power (Initially releases as Will of Gods is a Great Power is the only studio album by the Russian Epic Doom Metal band Scald. Released in 1997 it would be their only proper studio release as singer and bandleader Agyl died in September, with the band breaking up not long after. The original album was released in 1997 on cassette, with some copies on printed tape or regular dub-tapes.

Scald's only album would see several reissues over the years, almost all of which going under the current title, almost all of which utilizing the title of Will of The Gods is a Great Power and a different album cover than the one used. Wroth Emitter initially reissued the album on CD in 2002 with a bonus rehearsal of "Sepulchral Bonfire". Greek label/armoury Kyrck would handle the first vinyl issues of the album in 2005, limited to 600 copies. Sarlacc Productions would compose a cassette reissue in 2016, limited to 100 grey and 100 green copies each. Ordo MCM would reissue the album on 2LP with rehearsals and demos in November 2018. Hammerheart Records issued a 2CD with several bonus tracks in early 2019.


Scald - Will Of The Gods Is Great Power (1996)-0

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

NOTE: This is the original cassette tracklisting.

  • 1. Night Sky (8:49)
  • 2. Eternal Stone (6:53)
  • 3. Ragnaradi Eve (10:54)
  • 4. Sepulchral Bonfire (11:40)
  • 5. A Tumulus (6:18)
  • 6. In The Open Sea (9:00)
  • 7. Bilrost (0:48)

Personnel[edit | edit source]

  • Agyl - Vocals
  • Harald - Guitars,
  • Karry - Guitars, Keyboards
  • Velingor - Bass
  • Ottar - Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals
  • Alexander Novikov - Executive Producer
  • Anton St. Rück - Remastering (Reissues)
  • Nikolay Chekmasov - Engineer

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