Knowing about 7 Top Norwegian Black Metal Bands is important to know about Black Metal.
” Black metal is a type of heavy metal. Which is atheistic, cold-hearted, and anti-path worship. Black metal songs generally have a fast tempo and feature harsh vocals, heavily distorted guitars, and unconventional song structures.”
The term “black metal” was coined by the English band Venom with their second album Black Metal (1982).
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Here you know about black metal, now come to the topic of 7 Top Norwegian Black Metal Bands.
7 Top Norwegian Black Metal Bands
In the horror race of Black Metal Bands, here’s our top bands:
- Dimmu Borgir
There are many other bands, but they are on the list because they are quite different.
Trelldom: The Trelldom band was formed in 1992 in Sunnfjord, Vestland. It was founded by Gaahl (vocalist), but after some time the band included two other members Sir (bassist), and Valgard (guitarist).
Their albums are liked by the black metal audience. Their last album was Til Minne in 2007.
The band makes popular black meta songs including:
- Til eight…
- Til Minne
- Disappearing of the Burning Moon
- Sonar dryer
- Fullmaanens hemmelighet
- Frosten har tint mine smarter
- Chains of Solitude
- Min död til ended, etc.
Burzum: Burzum is created by Varg Vikernes in 1991. The name is inspired by The Lord of the Rings. Burzum has only one member who created true anthems and iconic black metal discographies.
Here are popular Burzum albums:
- Hvis Lyset Tar Oss
- Det som en gang var
- Dauði Baldrs
- Thulêan Mysteries
- Umskiptar, etc.
Gorgoroth: Gorgoroth was founded in Bergen in 1992. Its name e refers to a fictional place that exists in Mordor, a fictional city located in the books of The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion. Guitarist Infernus founded the band, who is also the only original member remaining, and the band has since released nine studio albums.
Here are popular albums of Gorgoroth:
- Incipit Satan
- Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam
- Under the Sign of Hell
- Twilight of the Idols
- Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt
- Instincts Bestialis
- Black Mass Krakow 2004
- True Norwegian Black Metal – Live in Grieghallen
- Promo ’94
- Under the Sign of Hell 2011
- A Sorcery Written in Blood, etc.
Skitliv: It was founded in 2005 by Maniac, former vocalist of Mayhem and former Shining vocalist Niklas Kvarforth. They said, ” that their music is much darker and melancholic than any other work they have been involved in.” They have very few albums, and the most recent was released in 2009.
Here are albums of Skitliv:
- Skandinavisk Misantropi
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Taake: Taake was formed in Bergen in 1993, when it was founded it was named Thule, but after it changed in Taake. The band is still active, with only one member Ulvhedin Hoest (Ørjan Stedjeberg) (vocals, guitars). Their most recent recording work came in 2021, a compilation album with the title, Avvik.
Here are the albums of Taake:
- Noregs vaapen
- Hordalands doedskvad
- Nattestid ser porten vid
- Et Hav av Avstand
- Stridens hus
- Koldbrann i Jesu Marg, etc.
Mayhem: Mayhem was founded by Langhus in 1984. Daemon was their most recent album which was released in 2019.
Here are albums of Mayhem:
- De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
- Live in Leipzig
- Grand Declaration of War
- Esoteric Warfare
- Ordo Ad Chao
- Mediolanum Capta Est
- De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Alive
- Live in Sarpsborg, etc.
Dimmu Borgir: Dimmu Borgir Is found by Jessheim in 1993. The name is derived from Dimmuborgir, which means ” dark cities”.
Here are albums of Dimmu Borgir:
- Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
- Death Cult Armageddon
- In Sorte Diaboli
- For all tid
- Spiritual Black Dimensions
- Forces of the Northern Night
- The Invaluable Darkness, etc.