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WATAIN (1998–PRESENT). Erik Danielsson (vocals), P. Forsberg (guitar), Set Teitan (guitar/bass), H. Jonsson (drums). Watain are a Swedish black metal band (there must be something in the water there … ) that has consistently turned out some of the most twisted and evil music in the genre since forming in 1998. The lyrics contain fairly typical satanic imagery but the music is a combination of almost progressive instrumentation and brutal vocals. The best album is still the classic Rabid Death’s Read more [...]


DARKTHRONE (1988–PRESENT). Nocturno Culto (vocals/guitar/bass), Anders Risberget (guitar), Ivar Enger (guitar), Dag Nilsen (bass), Fenriz, aka Glyve Nagel (drums). Darkthrone are a Norwegian black metal band (former death metal) with punk and crust influences, who have been one of the most consistently interesting black metal bands of the past two decades. The band was formed in 1988 by drummer and lyricist Fenriz as a five piece, but as members left eventually Darkthrone were reduced to Read more [...]


BURZUM (1991–PRESENT). Varg (Kristian) Vikernes (vocals/guitar/bass/keyboards/drums). In the realm of black metal, Burzum is one of the key bands who helped to establish the parameters of both music and in living the lifestyle. Burzum was the unholy brainchild of murderous ex-Mayhem bassist Varg Vikernes (aka Count Grishnakh). Vikernes developed Burzum as an ongoing project where he played all the instruments. The band served as a vehicle not only for Vikernes’ idea about expanding the parameters Read more [...]