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Dimmu Borgir - 100% match to Cradle Of Filth

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

Emperor - 50% match to Cradle Of Filth

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

Satyricon - 47% match to Cradle Of Filth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Moonspell - 45% match to Cradle Of Filth

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Portugal’s best-known gothic black metal band started life in 1989 under the name Morbid God. The line-up of Langsuyar (Fernando Ribeiro, 26 August 1974, Lisbon, Portugal; vocals), Ricardo Amorim (guitar), Miguel Gaspar (b. 8 March 1976, Massachusetts, USA; drums), Joao Pedro (bass) and Mantus (guitar) recorded a single, ‘Serpent Angel’ for a compilation issue Read more

Behemoth - 44% match to Cradle Of Filth

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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

Immortal - 42% match to Cradle Of Filth

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

Opera IX - 35% match to Cradle Of Filth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Belphegor - 33% match to Cradle Of Filth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Gorgoroth - 32% match to Cradle Of Filth

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

Keep Of Kalessin - 28% match to Cradle Of Filth

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Carpathian Forest - 27% match to Cradle Of Filth

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Darkthrone - 27% match to Cradle Of Filth

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

Dissection - 26% match to Cradle Of Filth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Mayhem - 26% match to Cradle Of Filth

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

Dark Fortress - 25% match to Cradle Of Filth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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