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Marduk - 100% match to Gorgoroth

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 - 84% match to Gorgoroth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Carpathian Forest - 82% match to Gorgoroth

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 2000s
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Immortal - 80% match to Gorgoroth

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

Darkthrone - 76% match to Gorgoroth

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

Ragnarok - 64% match to Gorgoroth

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Belphegor - 59% match to Gorgoroth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Emperor - 50% match to Gorgoroth

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

Behemoth - 49% match to Gorgoroth

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

Bathory - 42% match to Gorgoroth

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

Limbonic Art - 40% match to Gorgoroth

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Enslaved - 36% match to Gorgoroth

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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By taking the 80s Viking themes pioneered by Sweden’s Bathory and combining them with a brutal black metal approach, Enslaved came to the forefront of the Norwegian Wotanist movement and earned much respect from the Scandinavian extreme metal scene in the process. Formed in 1991 from the ashes of Phobia by Grutle Kjellson (Kjetil Grutle, 24 December 1973, Haugesund, Nor Read more

Dimmu Borgir - 33% match to Gorgoroth

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

Isengard - 32% match to Gorgoroth

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Xasthur - 32% match to Gorgoroth

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 2000s
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Scott Conner (USA), who goes by the alias Malefic, founded this one-man black metal band. Based in Alhambra, California, USA, Conner claims the name Xasthur is taken from the occult book Necronomicon and is a combination of the names of two different demons. After playing in various death metal bands Conner teamed up with a drummer known as Ritual and recorded a split album Read more


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