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Genres    >>    Black Metal
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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cover art Artist name Lyrics Genres Country Albums Votes Reviews
Dusk... and Her Embrace Lyrics Symphonic Black Metal, Gothic Metal United Kingdom 39 582 55
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant Lyrics Symphonic Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal Norway 30 371 32
Hvis lyset tar oss Lyrics Black Metal, Ambient Norway 23 360 12
A Blaze in the Northern Sky Lyrics Black Metal, Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Speed Metal Norway 33 315 16
Écailles de lune Lyrics Shoegaze, Blackgaze, Post-Metal, Black Metal France 13 303 22
Persecution Mania Lyrics Thrash Metal, Black Metal Germany 42 283 13
De mysteriis dom Sathanas Lyrics Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Norway 37 257 27
The Satanist Lyrics Black Metal, Death Metal, Blackened Death Metal Poland 34 249 35
In the Nightside Eclipse Lyrics Black Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Norway 21 185 14
Drudenhaus Lyrics Symphonic Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal France 10 182 20
At the Heart of Winter Lyrics Black Metal Norway 16 165 8
As the Angels Reach the Beauty Lyrics Melodic Black Metal, Gothic Metal Italy 13 164 19
Dol Guldur Lyrics Atmospheric Black Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Austria 20 155 8
Pentagram Lyrics Black Metal Norway 16 149 11
Paracletus Lyrics Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal France 23 135 18
Within Deep Dark Chambers Lyrics Depressive Black Metal, Black Metal Sweden 24 131 7
Blood Fire Death Lyrics Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Viking Metal Sweden 22 130 13
The Whole of the Law Lyrics Industrial Black Metal, Grindcore United Kingdom 16 130 8
Blood Puke Salvation Lyrics Black Metal Sweden 32 120 14
Imaginary Sonicscape Lyrics Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Japan 21 112 9
Storm of the Light's Bane Lyrics Melodic Black Metal, Death Metal Sweden 15 109 7
Sad Legend Lyrics Melodic Black Metal Korea 6 105 3
Dark Medieval Times Lyrics Black Metal Norway 26 104 9
New Bermuda Lyrics Blackgaze, Atmospheric Black Metal United States 9 102 5
Ten Days in Lachrymation Lyrics Melodic Black Metal, Death Metal Korea 9 100 5
Bergtatt: Et eeventyr i 5 capitler Lyrics Black Metal, Ambient, Electronic Norway 28 100 4
Noontide Lyrics Black Metal United States 3 98 3
The Mantle Lyrics Atmospheric Black Metal, Folk Metal United States 20 96 6
Black Metal Ist Krieg (A Dedication Monument) Lyrics Black Metal Germany 19 96 11
The Lord ov Shadows Lyrics Symphonic Black Metal, Gothic Metal Korea 6 92 7
The Sham Mirrors Lyrics Progressive Metal, Avant-garde Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Norway 12 90 14
Anti-Life Saviour Lyrics Melodic Death Metal, Industrial Death Metal, Symphonic Death Metal, Black Metal Finland 10 90 5
The Secrets of the Black Arts Lyrics Black Metal Sweden 15 82 5
Takasago Army Lyrics Melodic Black Metal, Melodic Death Metal Taiwan 32 74 1
The Lost Tapes Lyrics Black Metal France 22 70 1
Projekt Misanthropia Ambient Black Metal Netherlands 9 63 2
Alkas Nortii Maane Solbaartu - Aski Atmospheric Black Metal, Psychedelic Rock United States 64 62 61
Konkurs Lyrics Black Metal, Depressive Rock Sweden 6 61 2
Cast Into Fields of Evil Pleasure Lyrics Symphonic Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal Denmark 7 59 4
Vikingligr veldi Lyrics Black Metal, Viking Metal, Progressive Metal Norway 29 58 3
Info / Statistics
Artists : 34,614
Reviews : 8,007
Albums : 123,696
Lyrics : 156,667