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Darkthrone - 100% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Along with Mayhem, Burzum, Immortal and Emperor, Darkthrone played a major role in the rise of Norwegian black metal in the 90s. The band was originally formed in 1986 as a death metal outfit by Ivar Enger (guitar), Dag Nilsen (bass) and Gylve Nagell (drums), under the name Black Death. The trio changed their name to Darkthrone in 1988 and, following the release of the demo Lan Read more

Mayhem - 82% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Norway in 1983 by Destructor (Øystien Åarseth, 1968, Norway, d. 10 August 1993, Oslo, Norway; guitar), who was a young fan of the Satanic black metal played by bands such as Bathory, Celtic Frost and Venom. Åarseth was joined in the original line-up by Necrobutcher (b. Jørn Stubberud; bass), Manheim (b. Kjetil Manheim; drums) and Messiah ( Read more

Bathory - 73% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Swedish death/black-metal project was masterminded by the enigmatic multi-instrumentalist Quothorn (Thomas Forsberg, 1966, d. 7 June 2004, Stockholm, Sweden; vocals/guitar). Formed in 1983, the band originally comprised Black Spade aka Quothorn, Kothaar (bass) and Vvornth (drums), but the latter two left after recording just a single track for a heavy metal compilation Read more

Gorgoroth - 71% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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

Immortal - 66% match to Burzum

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

Carpathian Forest - 61% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Satyricon - 51% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Emperor - 50% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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

Drudkh - 49% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Nattefrost - 38% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Watain - 36% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Dissection - 35% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Leviathan - 35% match to Burzum

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Ulver - 34% match to Burzum

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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With their modern take on Norwegian black metal, Ulver dispense with much of the genre’s Satanic clichés, focusing on pagan and Viking themes and evolving a cerebral, almost intellectual air. Formed in the early 90s by vocalist Garm (Krisoffer Rygg), guitarists Haavard and Aismal, bass player Skoll and drummer Aiwarikiar, Ulver named themselves after the Norwegia Read more


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