“A lot of people might pick the Morbid Tales album, and I can understand that, but To Mega Therion is a more unorthodox album, and therein lies its appeal. It’s a hard record for me to describe, because when it came out it seemed like music from another world.
“It’s raw in its approach, but it’s also so different from anything else. It created its own quasi-sophistication. A very avant-garde record for its time, but it’s still heavy as fuck, and that counts.
“It moves past your usual fire-and-brimstone Satanism and into some fanciful areas. Tom G. Warrior is a very advanced writer who’s creative with words, but I think that his unfamiliarity with the English language actually helped him here. He created a strange listen, and when you read his lyrics, it's doubly weird. Gigantic curveballs can be great, and that's what this is.”