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Marduk - 87% match to Belphegor

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

1349 - 74% match to Belphegor

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Behemoth - 68% match to Belphegor

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This enduring Polish heavy metal band has been led from the outset by guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Nergal (Adam Michal Darski, 10 June 1977, Gdynia, Poland), the only constant in a fluid line-up. The teenage Nergal founded the band in 1991 and recorded a number of demo tapes that demonstrated his indebtedness to classic black metal. Baal Ravenlock (b. Adam Muraszko, 7 Read more

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Gorgoroth - 68% match to Belphegor

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

Carpathian Forest - 61% match to Belphegor

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 2000s
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Ragnarok - 59% match to Belphegor

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Deicide - 57% match to Belphegor

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

Immortal - 57% match to Belphegor

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

Kataklysm - 49% match to Belphegor

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Vader - 41% match to Belphegor

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

Hate Eternal - 40% match to Belphegor

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1997 by Morbid Angel’s Erik Rutan (guitar/vocals), the early line-up of this St. Petersburg, Florida, USA-based death metal band included session musicians Alex Webster (bass, also Cannibal Corpse) and Tim Yeung (27 November 1978, Rochester, New York, USA; drums). Jared Anderson (b. 28 December 1975, USA, d. 14 October 2006, Ohio, USA) joined as full-time bass Read more

God Dethroned - 39% match to Belphegor

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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An intensely satanic black metal band from the Netherlands, the first incarnation of God Dethroned were formed in 1991 by Henri Sattler (vocals/guitar), Marco Arends (bass), Ard De Weerd (drums) and Oscar Carre (guitar), but lasted only long enough for one demo, 1992’s The Christhunt, to be produced. Although a certain degree of underground popularity was achieved, Sattler Read more

Dimmu Borgir - 38% match to Belphegor

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

Dissection - 38% match to Belphegor

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Limbonic Art - 38% match to Belphegor

Genres: Heavy Metal
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