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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

Behemoth - 77% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Immortal - 73% 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

Gorgoroth - 67% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Emperor - 65% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Marduk - 59% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Belphegor - 49% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Carpathian Forest - 47% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 2000s
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Limbonic Art - 47% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Amon Amarth - 46% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A Swedish melodic death metal band from Tumba, a suburb of Stockholm, Amon Amarth (whose name was lifted from J.R.R. Tolkien’s book The Lord Of The Rings, like Burzum, Morgoth and Minas Morgul with them) formed in 1992. Although their music stands firmly at the forefront of the new Swedish school of death metal, there are plenty of black metal elements in the vocals, while Read more

1349 - 42% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Hypocrisy - 42% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Vader - 42% match to Dimmu Borgir

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

Arch Enemy - 41% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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In common with many Swedish metal bands, the members of Arch Enemy brought strong pedigrees to the line-up. Vocalist and original bass player Johan Liiva (Johan Axelsson, 18 November 1970, Helsingborg, Sweden) had previously played in Carnage with guitarist Michael Amott (b. 28 July 1970, England), who had also enjoyed a spell with Carcass and played concurrently in the Spir Read more

Arcturus - 41% match to Dimmu Borgir

Genres: Heavy Metal
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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