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Stylistic originsThrash Metal, Death Metal, Hardcore Punk
Cultural originsFirst wave: early–mid 1980s, European extreme metal scene
Second wave: early 1990s, Scandinavian extreme metal scene
Typical instrumentsVocals (shrieking), Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums
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Artist name Genres Country Albums Votes Reviews Lyrics
preview Cradle of Filth Symphonic Black Metal, Gothic Metal United Kingdom 39 582 53 188
preview Dimmu Borgir Symphonic Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal Norway 29 358 32 126
preview Burzum Black Metal, Ambient Norway 23 338 12 93
preview Darkthrone Black Metal, Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Speed Metal Norway 32 298 15 142
preview Alcest Shoegaze, Blackgaze, Post-Metal, Black Metal France 13 298 22 33
preview Sodom Thrash Metal, Black Metal Germany 40 271 13 186
preview Mayhem Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Norway 34 236 25 60
preview Behemoth Black Metal, Death Metal, Blackened Death Metal Poland 32 222 32 124
preview Anorexia Nervosa Symphonic Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal France 10 177 20 46
preview Emperor Black Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Norway 21 177 14 43
preview Graveworm Melodic Black Metal, Gothic Metal Italy 13 162 19 79
preview Summoning Atmospheric Black Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Austria 20 146 8 67
preview Gorgoroth Black Metal Norway 16 135 10 15
preview Immortal Black Metal, Death Metal Norway 16 133 8 63
preview Bathory Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Viking Metal Sweden 22 130 13 110
preview Shining Depressive Black Metal, Black Metal Sweden 24 124 7 72
preview Deathspell Omega Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal France 23 121 18 58
preview Marduk Black Metal, Death Metal Sweden 32 113 14 141
preview Anaal Nathrakh Industrial Black Metal, Grindcore United Kingdom 16 107 8 10
preview Dissection Melodic Black Metal, Death Metal Sweden 15 106 6 34
preview Sad Legend Melodic Black Metal Korea 6 104 2 16
preview Satyricon Black Metal Norway 26 104 9 76
preview Sigh Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Japan 21 100 9 94
preview Fanisk Black Metal United States 3 98 3 12
preview Oathean Melodic Black Metal, Death Metal Korea 9 95 4 15
preview Nargaroth Black Metal Germany 19 93 11 46
preview Shade Empire Melodic Death Metal, Industrial Death Metal, Symphonic Death Metal, Black Metal Finland 10 87 5 43
preview Arcturus Progressive Metal, Avant-garde Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Norway 12 86 14 47
preview Deafheaven Blackgaze, Atmospheric Black Metal United States 9 86 6 14
preview Dark Funeral Black Metal Sweden 15 80 5 61
preview Ulver Black Metal, Folk Metal, Ambient, Electronic Norway 26 75 4 102
preview Dark Mirror Ov Tragedy Symphonic Black Metal, Gothic Metal Korea 5 70 6 27
preview Chthonic Melodic Black Metal, Melodic Death Metal Taiwan 32 67 1 63
preview Njiqahdda Atmospheric Black Metal, Psychedelic Rock United States 64 62 61 0
preview Mütiilation Black Metal France 24 61 1 38
preview Lifelover Black Metal, Depressive Rock Sweden 6 59 2 58
preview Illnath Symphonic Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal Denmark 7 57 3 25
preview Stalaggh Ambient Black Metal Netherlands 9 56 2 0
preview Mesarthim Atmospheric Black Metal Australia 10 54 3 2
preview Violet Cold Post-Black Metal, Blackgaze Azerbaijan 9 53 6 15
preview Enslaved Black Metal, Viking Metal, Progressive Metal Norway 28 52 3 112
preview Mgła Black Metal Poland 10 52 2 24
preview Sarcófago Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Death Metal Brazil 13 52 3 40
preview Drudkh Black Metal Ukraine 19 51 11 29
preview Silencer Depressive Black Metal Sweden 2 50 2 5
preview Blasphemy Black Metal, Death Metal Canada 8 49 1 14
preview Bethlehem Depressive Black Metal, Experimental Metal Germany 17 48 2 24
preview Behexen Black Metal Finland 10 46 4 40
preview Judas Iscariot Black Metal United States 15 45 7 9
preview Inquisition Black Metal Colombia 13 45 13 65
preview Forgotten Tomb Black Metal, Doom Metal Italy 14 44 4 47
preview Darkspace Ambient Black Metal, Dark Metal Switzerland 6 44 3 0
preview Keep of Kalessin Melodic Black Metal, Death Metal Norway 13 43 4 47
preview Toxic Holocaust Speed Metal, Thrash Metal, Black Metal United States 26 43 1 37
preview Naglfar Melodic Black Metal Sweden 12 42 3 60
preview Satanic Warmaster Black Metal Finland 35 42 5 45
preview Samael Black Metal, Industrial Metal, Electronic Switzerland 25 41 3 62
preview Negură Bunget Atmospheric Black Metal, Progressive Metal, Folk Metal Romania 18 41 1 40
preview Rotting Christ Melodic Black Metal, Grindcore, Gothic Metal, Death Metal Greece 34 41 1 120
preview Coldworld Atmospheric Black Metal, Depressive Black Metal Germany 6 41 3 8
preview Moonshine Gothic Metal, Melodic Black Metal Korea 3 40 1 29
preview Carach Angren Symphonic Black Metal Netherlands 10 40 7 44
preview Ikuinen Kaamos Progressive Metal, Black Metal, Death Metal Finland 7 39 4 13
preview Old Man's Child Symphonic Black Metal Norway 8 38 5 61
preview Ghost Bath Depressive Black Metal United States 4 38 4 9
preview Belphegor Death Metal, Black Metal Austria 18 37 7 93
preview Moonspell Black Metal, Gothic Metal Portugal 33 37 4 115
preview Peste Noire Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal France 16 37 7 54
preview Xasthur Black Metal United States 23 37 4 44
preview Beherit Black Metal Finland 17 37 0 14
preview Sabbat Black Metal, Thrash Metal Japan 51 37 4 61
preview Abigor Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Austria 24 36 5 96
preview Graveland Pagan Black Metal, Viking Metal Poland 36 36 4 64
preview Impiety Death Metal, Black Metal, Thrash Metal Singapore 26 36 1 65
preview Make a Change... Kill Yourself Depressive Black Metal Denmark 4 35 4 12
preview Skald Black Metal Korea 2 35 0 0
preview Hail Spirit Noir Progressive Black Metal Greece 4 35 4 6
preview Solefald Progressive Metal, Post-Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Norway 11 34 2 8
preview Catamenia Melodic Black Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Gothic Metal Finland 15 33 6 90
preview Moonsorrow Folk Metal, Viking Metal, Black Metal Finland 10 33 3 40
Info / Statistics
Artists : 32,898
Reviews : 7,507
Albums : 115,365
Lyrics : 143,835