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Cradle Of Filth - 100% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Emperor - 76% match to Dimmu Borgir

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 - 75% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Immortal - 69% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Behemoth - 65% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Carpathian Forest - 53% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Gorgoroth - 52% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Dark Fortress - 51% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Belphegor - 47% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Dissection - 44% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Keep Of Kalessin - 43% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Watain - 43% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Mayhem - 42% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Darkthrone - 37% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Arcturus - 36% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The first black metal supergroup, Norway’s Arcturus has seen a veritable who’s who of corpse-painted performers pass through its ranks, which together with its perennially mysterious status makes it difficult to know if the band is active or not. The band was formed in 1989 by Ulver / Borknagar vocalist Garm (Krisoffer Rygg), Mayhem drummer Hellhammer (b. Jan Axel Read more


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