Therion
Therion
http://www.megatherion.com
Formed in 1985 in Sweden
Members are:
Christofer Johnsson - vocals, guitars, keyboards - was in Messiah
Kristian Niemann - lead guitar
Johan Niemann - bass
Previous members:
Sami Karppinen - drums (1998-2002)
Tommy Eriksson - guitars (1998-1999)
Jan Kazda - bass (1998-1999)
Wolf Simons - drums (1998-1999)
Piotr Wawrzeniuk - drums (1993-1997) - now plays in Serpent
Jonas Mellberg - guitars / keyboards (1996) - was in Unanimated
Lars Rosenberg - bass (1996-1997) - was in Entombed and Serpent
Fredrik Isaksson - bass (1995) - was in Grave
Magnus Barthelson - guitars (1993)
Anders Wallen Wahl - bass (1993)
Peter Hansson - guitars (1991-1992)
Oskar Forss - drums (1991-1992)
Erik Gustafsson - bass (1991)
Matti Karki - vocals (1987) - is in Dismember, Carbonized and Murder Squad, was in Carnage
Session musicians:
Sarah Jezebel Diva - vocals - was in The Kovenant
Claudia Maria Mokri - vocals
Kimberley Goss - vocals - plays in Avernus, Sinergy and Warmen, was in Ancient
Martina Hornbacher Astner - vocals - plays in Alas
Marika Schonberg - vocals
Hansi Kurch - vocals on Deggial - also in Blind Guardian and Demons & Wizards
Ralf Scheepers - vocals on Crowning Of Atlantis - also in Primal Fear, was in Gamma Ray and Tyrant Pace
Band was originally called "Blitzkrieg". Changed their name to Therion in 1987 because of the Celtic Frost album, To Mega Therion
"Therion" comes from the Greece, it means Beast, also it's known as a medieval weapon or a weird kind of medicine.


Paroxysmal Holocaust (demo) (1989)
Paroxysmal Holocaust (demo) 1. The Return
2. Morbid Reality
3. Bells of Doom

Beyond The Darkest Veils of Inner Wickedness (demo) (1989)
Beyond The Darkest Veils of Inner Wickedness (demo) 1. Macabre Declension
2. Megolomania
3. Paroxysmal Holocaust

Time Shall Tell (demo) (1990)
Time Shall Tell (demo) 1. Time shall tell 4:06
2. Dark eternity 4:19
3. Asphyxiate with fear 4:41
4. A suburb to hell 5:19
total time 18:25

Of Darkness... (1991)
Of Darkness... 1. The return 5:14
2. Asphyxiate with fear 4:00
3. Morbid reality 6:05
4. Megalomaniac 4:10
5. A suburb to hell 4:47
6. Genocidal raids 5:14
7. Time shall tell 5:07
8. Dark eternity 4:45
total time 39:22

Beyond Sanctorum (1991)
Beyond Sanctorum 1. Future consciousness 5:00
2. Pandemonic outbreak 4:22
3. Cthulhu 6:12
4. Symphony of the dead 6:49
5. Beyond sanctorum 2:36
6. Enter the depths of eternal darkness 4:47
7. Illusions of life 3:20
8. The way 11:06
9. Paths 2:03
10. Tyrants of the damned 3:44
11. Pandemonic Outbreak 4:13
bonus
total time 49:46

Symphony Masses: Ho Drakon Ho Megas (1993)
Symphony Masses: Ho Drakon Ho Megas 1. Baal Reginon 2:11
2. Dark Princess Naamah 4:19
3. A Black Rose 4:02
4. Symphoni Drakonis Inferni 2:34
5. Dawn Of Perishness 5:53
6. The Eye Of Eclipse 5:02
7. The Ritual Dance Of The Yezidis 2:08
8. Powerdance 3:07
9. Procreation Of Eternity 4:06
10. Ho Drakon Ho Megas 4:20
total time 37:42

The Beauty in Black (1995)
The Beauty in Black 1. Arrival of the Darkest Queen 0:54
2. The Beauty in Black 3:13
3. Evocation of Vovin 4:55
4. The Veil of Golden Spheres 2:58
total time 12:00

Lepaca Kliffoth (1995)
Lepaca Kliffoth 1. The wings of the hydra 3:33
2. Melez 4:08
3. Arrival of the darkest queen 0:54
4. The beauty in black 3:13
5. Riders of theli 2:52
6. Black 5:03
7. Darkness eve 5:19
8. Sorrows of the moon 3:27
9. Let the new day begin 3:35
10. Lepaca kliffoth 4:27
11. Evocation of vovin 4:53
12. Enter the voids 4:11
Bonus
13. The veil of golden spheres 2:59
Bonus
total time 48:23

The Siren of the Woods (1996)
The Siren of the Woods 1. Siren of the Woods (single version) 8:09
2. Babylon 5:53
total time 14:02

Theli (1996)
Theli 1. Preludium 1:43
2. To mega therion 6:35
3. Cults of the shadow 5:14
4. In the desert of set 5:29
5. Interludium 1:48
6. Nightside of eden 7:32
7. Opus eclipse 3:41
8. Invocation of naamah 5:32
9. The siren of the woods 9:55
10. Grand finale / postludium 4:05
11. In remembrance 6:28
japanese bonus
12. Black fairy 5:56
japanese bonus
13. Fly to the rainbow 8:15
japanese bonus
total time 51:34

A'arab Zaraq Lucid Dreaming (1997)
A'arab Zaraq Lucid Dreaming 1. In remembrance 6:28
2. Black fairy 5:56
3. Fly to the rainbow 8:15
4. Children of the damned 4:31
5. Under jolly roger 4:36
6. Symphony of the dead 3:39
7. Here comes the tears 3:22
--- Therion Versions ---
1. Enter transcendental sleep 4:23
2. The quiet desert 3:53
3. Down the qliphothic tunnel 2:53
4. Up to netzach / floating back 4:09
--- Original Soundtrack ---
1. The fall into eclipse 3:45
2. Enter transcendental sleep 3:51
3. The gates to a'arab zaraq are open 1:25
4. The quiet desert 3:52
5. Down the qliphothic tunnel 2:53
6. Up to netzach 2:54
7. Floating back 0:49
total time 71:34

Eye of Shiva (1998)
Eye of Shiva 1. Eye of Shiva (radio edit)
2. Birth of Venus illegitima (radio edit)
3. The rise of Sodom and Gomorrah (album version)
4. Eye of Shiva (album version)

Vovin (1998)
Vovin 1. The rise of sodom and gomorrah 6:45
2. Birth of venus 5:15
3. Wine of alugah 5:04
4. Clavicula nox 8:50
5. The wild hunt 3:49
6. Eye of shiva 6:19
7. Black sun 5:10
8. The opening (1/3) 1:28
9. Morning star (2/3) 3:34
10. Black diamonds (3/3) 2:58
11. Raven of dispersion 5:57
12. Crazy night 3:42
Japanese bonus
total time 54:50
(Japanese 58:32)

Crowning of Atlantis (1999)
Crowning of Atlantis 1. The Crowning of Atlantis 4:57
2. Mark of Cain 5:01
3. Clavicula Nox (re-recorded) 8:51
4. Crazy Nights (Loudness cover) 3:42
5. From the Dionysian Days 3:16
6. Thor (Manowar cover) 4:46
7. Seawinds (Accept cover) 4:22
8. To Mega Therion (live) 6:38
9. The Wings of the Hydra (live) 3:21
10. Black Sun (live) 5:44
total time 50:38

Deggial (2000)
Deggial 1. Seven secrets of the sphinx 3:36
2. Eternal return 7:11
3. Enter vril-ya 6:39
4. Ship of luna 6:30
5. The invincible 5:09
6. Deggial 5:05
7. Emerald crown 5:29
8. The flight of the lord of flies 1:22
9. Flesh of the gods 4:07
10. Via nocturna part I, II 9:33
11. O fortuna (Carl orff's cover) 3:21
total time 58:02

The early chapters of revelation (2000)
The early chapters of revelation 1. Of darkness... (Re-release)
2. Beyond sanctorum (Re-release)
3. Symphony masses ho drakon ho megas (Re-release)

Secret of the Runes (2001)
Secret of the Runes 1. Ginnungagap (Prologue) 6:09
2. Asgård 5:03
3. Midgård 4:06
4. Schwarzalbenheim (Svartalfheim) 3:42
5. Jotunheim 5:17
6. Ljusalfheim 3:54
7. Vanaheim 2:14
8. Nifelheim 4:35
9. Muspelheim 4:03
10. Helheim 3:17
11. Secret of The Runes (Epilogue) 4:29
12. Crying days (remixed) 4:31
bonus
13. Summernight city (remixed) 4:55
bonus
14. The King 4:09
bonus
total time 46:49
(60:24 rerelease)

Bells of Doom (2001)
Bells of Doom 1. Rock n'Roll Jam
2. Scared To Death
3. Bells of Doom
4. Macabre Declension
5. Paroxysmal Holocaust
6. Outro
7. Ravaged
8. Black
9. Melez
10. Path of The Psychopath

Live in Midgard (2002)
Live in Midgard 1. Ginnungagap 6:39
2. Invocation of Naamah 5:23
3. Birth of Venus Illegitima 5:20
4. Enter Vril-Ya 7:01
5. Riders of Theli 3:12
6. Symphony of the Dead 3:46
7. A Black Rose 2:22
8. The Return 2:41
9. Baal Reginon 2:20
10. Flesh of the Gods 4:20
11. Seawinds 5:02
12. Schwarzalbenheim 3:40
13. In the Desert of Set 5:40
--- Disk Two ---
1. The Wings of the Hydra 3:25
2. Asgard 4:13
3. The Secret of the Runes 4:23
4. The Rise of Sodom and Gomorrah 5:54
5. Summernight City 5:11
6. Beauty in Black 3:43
7. Seven Secrets of the Sphinx 3:39
8. The Wine of Aluqah 4:54
9. The Raven of Dispersion 6:26
10. To Mega Therion 8:31
11. Cults of the Shadow 6:38
total time 114:23

Lemuria (2004)
Lemuria
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 Overtüre/Prometheus entfesselt

Sirius B (2004)
Sirius B
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