From a wealth of privilege, the killer who would become known as the Countess of Blood, Elizabeth Bathory, would have a dark influence on literature, film, and in the music of heavy metal. But who is Countess Bathory, why is she viewed as the most prolific serial killer, and how did her disturbing actions have such a profound but ghoulish impact on metal?
Hosted by Greg Davies from Blendover, the Heavy Metal Historian Podcast delivers to you snippets of tales from years gone by in the world of Metal, one episode at a time.
Metal News Links
Documentary / Video Clips
- “Blood Bath” by Impaler from the album Rise of the Mutants
- “Countess Bathory” by Venom from the album Black Metal
- “Woman of Dark Desires” by Bathory from Under the Sign of the Black Mark
- “Cruelty Brought Thee Orchids” by Cradle of Filth from Cruelty and the Beast
- “Vampira” by The Devin Townsend Band from the album Synchestra
- “Elizabeth” by Ghost from the album Opus Eponymous
- “Beauty Through Order” by Slayer from the album World Painted Blood
- “Countess Dracula” by Harry Robinson from Hammer Vampire Collection
- “Reminiscence” by Csejthe from the album Reminiscence