- Title:The House Of Atreus - Act I
- Style:Heavy Metal
- Date of release:
- Size FLAC version1267 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1880 megabytes
- Size WMA version1353 megabytes
- Formats:RA APE AUD MP4 DXD VQF AC3
The House of Atreus Act I, released in 1999, is the ninth studio album by the American heavy metal band Virgin Steele. It has the subtitle A Barbaric-Romantic Opera. This album is the first part of a metal opera inspired by the Oresteia, a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus which concerns the end of the curse on the House of Atreus. The music was intended to be the soundtrack for theatrical shows, with actors impersonating the characters of the tragedy.
The House of Atreus Act II, released in 2000, is the tenth studio album by the American heavy metal band Virgin Steele. It was released as a double CD album. This album is the second and final part of a metal opera inspired by the Oresteia, a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus which concerns the end of the curse on the House of Atreus.
Band Name Virgin Steele. Album Name The House of Atreus - Act I. Type Album. Erscheinungsdatum 16 November 1999. Labels Noise International. 1. Kingdom of the Fearless (the Destruction of Troy). 2. Blaze of Victory (the Watchman's Song). 3. Through the Ring of Fire. 4. Return of the King. 5. Flames of the Black Star (the Arrows of Herakles). 6. And Hecate Smiled.
Virgin Steele discography (main). The House of Atreus - Act II (2000). Virgin Steele discography (all). Magick Fire-Music (2000). The House of Atreus - Act I. Virgin Steele.
SPV/Steamhammer will re-release Virgin Steele's The House Of Atreus Act I & Act II on May 20th. This massive 3CD digipak re-release comes with bonus material and a huge booklet with new liner notes and unseen photos by David DeFeis. CD1 will contain the entire Act 1 album, and compact discs 2 and 3 will contain the entire Act 2 album, plus.
The House of Atreus: Act I. The House of Atreus: Act I Tracklist. Kingdom Of The Fearless (The Destruction Of Troy) Lyrics. Gate Of Kings Lyrics. About The House of Atreus: Act I. The House of Atreus: Act I Q&A. More Virgin Steele albums. Show all albums by Virgin Steele.
|1||Kingdom Of The Fearless (The Destruction Of Troy)||7:39|
|2||Blaze Of Victory (The Watchman's Song)||3:59|
|3||Through The Ring Of Fire||5:25|
|4||Prelude In A Minor (The Voyage Home)||1:14|
|5||Death Darkly Closed Their Eyes (The Messenger's Song)||1:26|
|6||In Triumph Or Tragedy||1:43|
|7||Return Of The King||4:24|
|8||Flames Of The Black Star (The Arrows Of Herakles)||6:31|
|10||And Hecate Smiled||2:58|
|11||A Song Of Prophecy||2:16|
|12||Child Of Desolation||4:49|
|13||G Minor Invention (Descent Into Death's Twilight Kingdom)||2:58|
|14||Day Of Wrath||1:52|
|15||Great Sword Of Flame||4:29|
|16||The Gift Of Tantalos||1:57|
|17||Iphigenia In Hades||2:01|
|18||The Fire God||4:43|
|19||Garden Of Lamentation||1:48|
|20||Agony And Shame||5:16|
|21||Gate Of Kings||3:45|
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 743218818943
|TT 0042-2||Virgin Steele||The House Of Atreus - Act I (CD, Album)||T&T, Noise||TT 0042-2||Germany||1999|
|N 0042-2 UX||Virgin Steele||The House Of Atreus - Act I (CD, Album)||Noise Records||N 0042-2 UX||US||1999|
|TT 0042-9||Virgin Steele||The House Of Atreus - Act I (CD, Album, Dig)||T&T||TT 0042-9||UK||1999|
|TT 00422||Virgin Steele||The House Of Atreus - Act I (CD, Album)||Soyuz Music, T&T||TT 00422||Russia||2005|