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Vader - 79% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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At one stage they were cited by many as the band most likely to topple Morbid Angel, Deicide, Cannibal Corpse and Nile from the top of the death metal tree, Poland’s Vader produce savagely aggressive music, but retain enough melody and subtlety so that the sounds they make do not degrade merely into white noise.Formed by Peter (Piotr Pawel Wiwcza Read more

Belphegor - 64% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Marduk - 62% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Swedish black metal does not come much blacker than Marduk, formed in 1990 by Abruptum guitarist Morgan Håkansson in the town of Norrkoping with the stated aim of producing ‘the most blasphemous music possible’. The initial line-up was Håkansson plus Devo Andersson (guitar), Rickard Kalm (bass), Joakim Grave (drums/vocals) and Andreas Axelsson (vocals), wh Read more

Dimmu Borgir - 56% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Probably the most overblown of the Norwegian black metal bands, Dimmu Borgir (‘black castle’ or ‘dark fortress’ in Icelandic) envelop their riffs and screams in layers of warm keyboards, adding classical instrumentation and ambient elements to create music that is a long way from the rawness of other contemporaries such as Immortal. The band has seen so many Read more

Gorgoroth - 54% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A proficient Norwegian black metal band, Gorgoroth was formed in 1992 and took their name from J.R.R. Tolkien’s book The Lord Of The Rings. Although personnel changes have been frequent, the core of the band has always been the guitarist Infernus, with expert assistance from various players on the ever-overlapping black metal scene. Samoth of Emperor played bass on the ban Read more

Cannibal Corpse - 47% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This controversial death metal act was formed in Buffalo, New York, USA, by Chris Barnes (29 December 1966, Buffalo, New York, USA; vocals), guitarists Bob Rusay and Jack Owen, Alex Webster (b. 25 October 1969, Buffalo, New York, USA; bass) and Paul Mazurkiewicz (drums). The band adopted an almost cartoon-like approach to their material, which stood out even from the extreme Read more

Immortal - 46% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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As Mayhem have changed their style unrecognisably, Emperor have disbanded and Burzum’s Varg Vikernes remains imprisoned, the most prominent acts on the Norwegian black metal scene are Dimmu Borgir and Immortal. While the former prefer to indulge in keyboard-laced theatrics, Immortal continue to stick to the raw, old-school style with a degree of tenacity matched only by Da Read more

Deicide - 45% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This controversial Satanic metal outfit was formed in 1987 in Florida, USA, as Amon, with the line-up of Glen Benton (bass/vocals), guitarists Eric and Brian Hoffman, and Steve Asheim (drums). The band became notorious owing to their conflict both with the Christian establishment in America, and with animal rights groups, because of Benton’s outrageous statements concernin Read more

1349 - 35% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Carpathian Forest - 35% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 2000s
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Emperor - 35% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Original members of the bizarre Norwegian Satanic club known as the Black Metal Circle, led by Euronymous of Mayhem, Emperor emerged as the most musically adventurous of the bands spearheading the black metal revival of the early 90s. The band was formed in 1991, in the small Norwegian town of Notodden, by Ihsahn (Vegard Tveiten, Notodden, Norway; vocals, guitar, keyboards), Read more

Cradle Of Filth - 34% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This outlandish band quickly became the most popular UK representatives of the Satanic black metal revival of the early 90s with the release of their formidable 1994 debut, The Principle Of Evil Made Flesh. Formed in 1991 by Daniel Davey aka Dani Filth (25 July 1973, Hertford, England; vocals), John Richard (bass), Paul Ryan (guitar) and Darren (drums), the band went through Read more

Morbid Angel - 33% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Florida, USA, in 1983, this influential death metal band’s original line-up comprised Dallas Ward (bass/vocals), Trey Azagthoth (George Emmanuel III, 26 March 1965, Bellingham, Washington, USA; guitar/keyboards) and Mike Browning (vocals/drums). A number of bass players then passed through the line-up in the next three years before the recruitment of Sterling Read more

Kataklysm - 31% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Hypocrisy - 30% match to Behemoth

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of Sweden’s more extreme metal concerns, combining a musical intensity that borders on spite and unremittingly dark and violent lyrics. The band signed a recording contract with Nuclear Blast on the strength of a demo recorded by creative linchpin Peter Tägtgren (guitar/keyboards), who established Hyprocrisy in 1990. He recruited Masse Broberg (vocals), Jonas &Oum Read more


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