It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.

Please ensure you are using the latest Flash Player.


If you are unable or do not wish to upgrade your Flash Player,
please try a different browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
More Info
No Thanks
Your Pandora One trial will expire shortly.
Restore
Close
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
Upgrade Now
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
More Info
No Thanks
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

We created Pandora to put the Music Genome Project directly in your hands

It’s a new kind of radio –
stations that play only music you like

 
Create an account for free. Register
Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this

Bethlehem

Having grown tired of their earlier joint project, Dark Tempest's thrash-based aggressions, and united by a morbid, almost pathological fascination with suicide and death, bassist Jürgen Bartsch and guitarist Klaus Matton (who as a boy lost his father to suicide and mother to cancer) founded Bethlehem in 1991. Along with vocalist Andreas Classen and drummer Chris Steinhoff, the duo proceeded to channel their rampant negativity into the moody, atmospheric brand of dark/black metal (punctuated by tortured shrieking) presented on 1994's Thy Pale Dominion 7" E.P., and 1995's aptly named full-length debut Dark Metal. Their spirits did not improve on subsequent, despair-drenched outings like 1996's Dictus Te Necare (translation: "Kill Yourself"), 1997's S.U.I.Z.I.D. (full title: Sardonischer Untergang Im Zeichen Irreliogiosen Darbietung) and 1998's Reflektionen Auf's Sterben E.P., and various vocalists, drummers, and keyboard players sifted through their ranks as well. Bethlehem also ran into quite a bit of trouble with German authorities over their perceived glorification of death, and, among many, tasteless self-promotion stunts, claiming that former singer Classen had 'offed' himself! The band managed to stay a few steps ahead of the law, however, and even endured the departure of leader-in-misery Matton to complete 2001's ambitiously avant-garde, industrial-tinged double-disc set Schatten Aus der Alexander Welt. Heading into 2002, the Bethlehem lineup consisted of founder Bartsch, Guido Meyer de Voltaire (vocals), Olaf Eckharst (guitar), Reiner Tiedemann (keyboards), and Steve Wolz (drums), and was hard at work on an interactive CD-ROM under the disturbing title Suicide Radio. ~ Eduardo Rivadavia, Rovi
full bio

Comments

Report as inappropriate
dreamsinthel o w l i g h t s
In my opinion, all you really need here is Dictius te Necare and SUIZID.
Schatten aus der Alexander Welt is also good, but more experimental and unlike the strongly morbid and depressed atmospheres of the other albums. Sacrificial Offering... is a remastered/m i x e d version of SUIZID that pales to the original. Try the real thing first people.
Report as inappropriate
tristanhi88
one ov the best suicidal bm bands out their as well as best blackmetal
Report as inappropriate
donzelairon
Just saw them at Maryland DeathFest,th e y are f**king awesome!!! Hail Bethlehem!!!
Report as inappropriate
sanders.joel
The German version of this song is on the S.U.I.Z.I.D. album.
Report as inappropriate
nashvillek52 0 0 4
Sounds like a sound track to a B rated IFC horror movie recorded in a garage.
Report as inappropriate
nashvillek52 0 0 4
This is terrible.
Report as inappropriate
alangnixdorf
Its a shame they only have dark metal
Report as inappropriate
A good band, I'd have to say they deserve a place in the bloodslicked halls of black metal fame.
Report as inappropriate
underrated band, Pandora needs more ov them
Report as inappropriate
Great stuff! Love the dark and moody sound.

Also: in b4 Goth-Ann XD
Report as inappropriate
my favorite is "3rd Noctural Prayer".

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

It looks like your browser does not support modern SSL/TLS. Please upgrade your browser.

If you need help, please email: pandora-support@pandora.com.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[74, 99, 105, 109, 70, 66, 108, 102, 92, 125, 91, 86, 67, 67, 111, 88, 124, 107, 114, 116, 80, 102, 117, 127, 119, 116, 78, 106, 127, 99, 121, 104, 120, 126, 82, 71, 117, 124, 84, 76, 102, 111, 75, 96, 65, 109, 127, 74, 125, 94, 85, 127, 81, 74, 80, 118, 68, 90, 96, 77, 91, 69, 99, 126, 90, 70, 95, 107, 108, 127, 95, 104, 87, 99, 64, 79, 102, 74, 124, 103, 101, 88, 70, 101, 110, 89, 88, 64, 120, 106, 65, 104, 84, 100, 99, 118, 102, 113, 89, 89, 118, 120, 119, 95, 123, 97, 123, 82, 114, 65, 79, 88, 72, 102, 81, 117, 69, 121, 96, 98, 107, 73, 100, 87, 109, 89, 89, 94, 84, 94, 80, 114, 77, 107, 83, 77, 79, 123, 70, 75, 69, 89, 72, 124, 124, 114, 70, 64, 83, 85, 106, 67, 90, 117, 117, 99, 98, 113, 92, 75, 102, 117, 125, 111, 111, 113, 99, 125, 79, 69, 80, 92, 96, 125, 80, 115, 69, 81, 74, 71, 108, 80, 64, 123, 115, 100, 71, 88, 81, 99, 121, 85, 90, 80, 124, 114, 121, 74, 86, 122, 112, 126, 99, 121, 65, 71, 67, 113, 78, 97, 122, 92, 74, 96, 112, 77, 83, 90, 93, 126, 74, 75, 107, 87, 97, 122, 110, 83, 121, 91, 82, 78, 121, 120, 90, 98, 111, 91, 71, 94, 113, 89, 96, 77, 100, 89, 76, 87, 112, 73, 78, 126, 100, 87, 93, 99, 70, 106, 125, 89, 70, 67, 79, 87, 64, 97, 108, 103, 95, 68, 66, 120, 124, 91, 69, 127, 86, 112, 93, 107, 64, 116, 74, 100, 120, 114, 90, 125, 91, 97, 73, 99, 78, 96, 94, 77, 71, 93, 124, 78, 78, 95, 83, 86, 83, 127, 71, 94, 84, 105, 83, 116, 72, 95, 116, 91, 100, 96, 85, 64, 83, 65, 114, 124, 109, 97, 81, 93, 64, 123, 64, 71, 117, 72, 105, 90, 73, 95, 89, 116, 113, 122, 98, 107, 102, 116, 98, 122, 114, 98, 94, 80, 102, 67, 83, 102, 113, 78, 85, 119, 104, 115, 103, 126, 108, 97, 95, 73, 85, 96, 67, 85, 110, 95, 108, 99, 66, 67, 109, 73, 74, 64, 97, 121, 92, 105, 74, 75, 117, 98, 108, 110, 87, 73, 85, 127, 108, 73, 110, 85, 126, 119, 66, 121, 94, 89, 74, 109, 66, 114, 107, 100, 64, 98, 96, 88, 103, 78, 69, 104, 95, 78, 88, 80, 94, 118, 103, 120, 126, 119, 108, 77, 104, 107, 121, 99, 79, 108, 98, 127, 93, 64, 119, 79, 118, 73, 117, 106, 100, 117, 79, 90, 115, 89, 98, 71, 85, 117, 71, 73, 75, 69, 97, 126, 85, 85, 119, 123, 76, 124, 107, 69, 112, 75, 99, 95, 90, 94, 73, 113, 105, 111, 101, 106, 86, 104, 86, 121, 71, 86, 67, 119, 86, 96, 99, 116, 66, 93, 78, 115, 98, 113, 105, 113, 124, 85, 121, 100, 108, 95, 89, 121]