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Releases : 14     Total votes : 118     Reviews : 7
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Formed1991, Os/Bergen, Norway
GenresBlack Metal
LabelsOsmose Productions, Nuclear Blast

Line-up (members)

  • Demonaz Doom Occulta : Guitars (1991-1997, 2015-), Lyrics (1991-2003, 2006-2015, 2015-)
  • Horgh : Drums (1996-2003, 2006-2015, 2015-)

Former members

  • Armagedda : Drums (1991-1992)
  • Jørn Inge Tunsberg : Guitars (1991)
  • Iscariah : Bass (1999-2002)
  • Abbath Doom Occulta : Bass (1991-1998), Vocals (1991-2003, 2006-2015), Drums (1993-1995), Guitars (1997-2003, 2006-2015)
  • Apollyon : Bass (2006-2015)
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Album titleRankTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
preview CollectionWish List Demo - 00
preview CollectionWish List EP - 00
Diabolical Fullmoon Mysticism preview 870CollectionWish List Studio 89.5 131
Pure Holocaust preview 578CollectionWish List Studio 90 181
Battles in the North preview 959CollectionWish List Studio 89 132
Blizzard Beasts preview 1,669CollectionWish List Studio 87.2 90
At the Heart of Winter preview 398CollectionWish List Studio 90.6 222
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Damned in Black preview 3,230CollectionWish List Studio 73.8 150
Sons of Northern Darkness preview 1,758CollectionWish List Studio 86.7 91
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
All Shall Fall preview 1,001CollectionWish List Studio 87.9 160
preview CollectionWish List Live 88.3 30
preview CollectionWish List Video - 00


Immortal - 2010
Immortal - 2010
Additional notes
Euronymous of Mayhem is credited for getting Abbath Doom Occulta into black metal and as a result, Abbath getting Varg Vikernes (Burzum) into black metal as well. Despite these associations, Immortal's primary members have never been involved in the more controversial activities of some of their contemporaries in the second wave of black metal. Their lyrics have also never involved the religious or political ideologies often associated with the scene to any great extent, instead being concerned with darkness and evil in a fantasy setting.

Co-founder Demonaz Doom Occulta left the band in 1997 due to severe tendinitis in his arms that prevented him from playing the guitar. He has continued to write lyrics and has occasionally served as manager for Immortal since.

In 2003 Abbath, Demonaz, and Horgh decided to stop working with Immortal due to personal reasons. Abbath started playing in a Motörhead cover band called Bömbers, together with Tore Bratseth (Old Funeral, Desekrator) and Pez, and also started the more traditional metal band I.

Immortal reformed in June 2006 and later released one more album All Shall Fall but in March 2015 the band split-up once again due to disagreement between the members. Abbath went on to record a new album under his own name.

The band was reactivated again in August 2015, and features a lineup of Demonaz and Horgh. The justification for this was that because Abbath failed to secure the trademark to the band's name and was also pursuing his new solo project, Demonaz was free to use the Immortal moniker.
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Albums : 101,886
Reviews : 6,571
Lyrics : 94,476
Top Rating
 rating : 91.3  votes : 33
 rating : 89.5  votes : 44
The New Order
 rating : 88  votes : 21