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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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10,435 artists
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Cover art Artist Lyrics Genres Country Albums Votes Reviews
Cruelty and the Beast Lyrics Symphonic Black Metal, Gothic Metal United Kingdom 40 625 59
Hvis lyset tar oss Lyrics Black Metal, Ambient Norway 26 426 18
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant Lyrics Symphonic Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal Norway 30 386 35
A Blaze in the Northern Sky Lyrics Black Metal, Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Speed Metal Norway 33 338 17
Persecution Mania Lyrics Thrash Metal, Black Metal Germany 43 314 14
De mysteriis dom Sathanas Lyrics Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Norway 39 294 32
The Satanist Lyrics Black Metal, Death Metal Poland 35 267 38
In the Nightside Eclipse Lyrics Black Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Norway 21 202 14
Drudenhaus Lyrics Symphonic Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal France 10 186 20
At the Heart of Winter Lyrics Black Metal Norway 16 176 8
Dol Guldur Lyrics Atmospheric Black Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Austria 20 175 9
As the Angels Reach the Beauty Lyrics Melodic Black Metal, Gothic Metal Italy 13 165 19
Pentagram Lyrics Black Metal Norway 16 164 11
Blood Fire Death Lyrics Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Viking Metal Sweden 22 149 17
Vanitas Lyrics Industrial Black Metal, Grindcore United Kingdom 16 147 9
Paracletus Lyrics Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal France 24 143 18
Within Deep Dark Chambers Lyrics Depressive Black Metal, Black Metal Sweden 24 136 7
Blood Puke Salvation Lyrics Black Metal Sweden 32 135 14
New Bermuda Lyrics Blackgaze, Atmospheric Black Metal United States 9 117 8
Storm of the Light's Bane Lyrics Melodic Black Metal, Death Metal Sweden 15 116 9
Imaginary Sonicscape Lyrics Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Japan 21 113 9
The Mantle Lyrics Atmospheric Black Metal, Folk Metal United States 20 112 6
Sad Legend Lyrics Melodic Black Metal Korea 6 110 4
Dark Medieval Times Lyrics Black Metal Norway 26 109 9
Ten Days in Lachrymation Lyrics Melodic Black Metal, Death Metal Korea 9 108 6
Bergtatt: Et eeventyr i 5 capitler Lyrics Black Metal, Ambient, Electronic Norway 29 108 5
The Lord ov Shadows Lyrics Symphonic Black Metal, Gothic Metal Korea 6 97 8
Black Metal Ist Krieg (A Dedication Monument) Lyrics Black Metal Germany 19 96 12
The Sham Mirrors Lyrics Progressive Metal, Avant-garde Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Norway 12 95 15
Noontide Lyrics Black Metal United States 3 95 3
Info / Statistics
Artists : 36,832
Reviews : 8,770
Albums : 132,546
Lyrics : 173,656
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