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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 39 574 53 188
preview Burzum Black Metal, Ambient Norway 23 331 11 93
preview Dimmu Borgir Symphonic Black Metal Norway 28 331 30 116
preview Alcest Shoegaze, Blackgaze, Post-Metal, Black Metal France 13 295 22 33
preview Darkthrone Black Metal, Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Speed Metal Norway 32 283 14 142
preview Sodom Thrash Metal, Black Metal Germany 40 263 13 186
preview Mayhem Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Norway 34 228 25 60
preview Behemoth Black Metal, Death Metal, Blackened Death Metal Poland 32 219 32 124
preview Anorexia Nervosa Symphonic Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal France 10 172 20 46
preview Emperor Black Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Norway 21 172 14 43
preview Graveworm Melodic Black Metal, Gothic Metal Italy 13 161 19 79
preview Summoning Atmospheric Black Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Austria 20 143 8 67
preview Gorgoroth Black Metal Norway 16 135 10 15
preview Immortal Black Metal Norway 15 127 7 62
preview Bathory Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Viking Metal Sweden 22 124 13 110
preview Shining Depressive Black Metal, Black Metal Sweden 24 123 7 72
preview Deathspell Omega Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal France 23 113 18 58
preview Marduk Black Metal Sweden 31 111 14 141
preview Anaal Nathrakh Industrial Black Metal, Grindcore United Kingdom 15 106 8 10
preview Satyricon Black Metal Norway 26 100 9 76
preview Dissection Melodic Black Metal, Death Metal Sweden 15 97 6 34
preview Sad Legend Melodic Black Metal Korea 6 97 2 16
preview Sigh Black Metal, Avant-garde Metal Japan 21 97 9 94
preview Nargaroth Black Metal Germany 19 93 11 46
preview Fanisk Black Metal United States 3 93 2 12
preview Oathean Melodic Black Metal, Death Metal Korea 9 88 2 15
preview Shade Empire Melodic Death Metal, Industrial Death Metal, Symphonic Death Metal, Black Metal Finland 10 85 4 43
preview Arcturus Progressive Metal, Avant-garde Metal, Symphonic Black Metal Norway 12 83 14 47
preview Deafheaven Post-Black Metal United States 8 82 6 14
preview Dark Funeral Black Metal Sweden 15 78 5 61
Info / Statistics
Artists : 31,834
Reviews : 7,184
Albums : 112,103
Lyrics : 138,484
Top Rating
Scorpions - Sting in the Tail (2010)
  rating : 90.8   votes : 34
Shining - V - Halmstad (2007)
  rating : 92.5   votes : 21
Cormorant - Metazoa (2009)
  rating : 89.8   votes : 6