Black Metal Bands

by admin on May 31, 2012

**Listing also includes bands that fall under the black metal subgenres of blackened thrash, blackened death metal, symphonic black metal, blackened doom metal and unblack metal.**

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  • Abazagorath
  • Abigor
  • Abominator
  • Absu
  • Abusiveness
  • Abysmal Lord
  • Abyssal
  • Admonish
  • AEvangelist
  • Akercocke
  • Alastis
  • Alastor
  • Allfader
  • Alraune
  • American
  • Amestigon
  • Ancient
  • Ancient Rites
  • Angelcorpse
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Antaeus
  • Antestor
  • Apostasy
  • Archgoat
  • Arckanum
  • Arkhon Infaustus
  • Armagedda
  • Arthemesia
  • Arvas
  • Asgaroth
  • Asmodeus
  • Astarte
  • Athanatos
  • Aura Noir
  • Austere
  • Autumn’s Dawn
  • Averse Sefira
  • Azaghal
  • Azrael
  • Bal-Sagoth
  • Baptism
  • Barathrum
  • Bastard Sapling
  • Bathory
  • Batlillus
  • Behemoth
  • Beherit
  • Behexen
  • Belphegor
  • Black Crucifixion
  • Black Flame
  • Black Funeral
  • Blood Of Kingu
  • Blut Aus Nord
  • Bolzer
  • Bunker 66
  • Burzum
  • Byfrost
  • Cara Neir
  • Carpathian Forest
  • Catamenia
  • Celestia
  • Ceremonial Castings
  • Chaos Moon
  • Cirith Gorgor
  • Code
  • Craft
  • Crest of Darkness
  • Crimson Moonlight
  • Cryptic Wintermoon
  • Culted
  • Cult of Daath
  • Curse
  • Daemonarch
  • Dantalion
  • Dark Domination
  • Dark Fortress
  • Dark Funeral
  • Darkend
  • Darkmoon Warrior
  • Darkwood My Betrothed
  • Deathspell Omega
  • Decayed
  • Demonic Resurrection
  • Desaster
  • Despair
  • Devian
  • Destroyer 666
  • Dimmu Borgir
  • Dismal Euphony
  • Dissimulation
  • Dodsferd
  • Dragobrath
  • Dragonlord
  • Drautran
  • Drottnar
  • Drudkh
  • Empire Auriga
  • Enslaved
  • Ekove Efrits
  • Elite
  • Elvira Madigan
  • Emancer
  • Emblazoned
  • Emperor
  • Endstille
  • Enid
  • Enochian Crescent
  • Enthral
  • Enthroned
  • Erevos Aenaon
  • Eternal Majesty
  • Exmordium Mors
  • Eyes of Noctum
  • Fairytale Abuse
  • Force Of Darkness
  • Forgotten Tomb
  • Fortio
  • Foscor
  • Funeral Mist
  • Funerous
  • Gehenna
  • Germ
  • Ghast
  • Glorior Belli
  • Gnosis of the Witch
  • Goathemy
  • Godus
  • Gorgoroth
  • Gothmog
  • Graveborne
  • Gris
  • Hades Almighty
  • Haeres
  • Handful of Hate
  • Hegemon
  • Hellhammer
  • Hellsaw
  • Helrunar
  • Hermh
  • Hod
  • Horde
  • Horde of The Eclipse
  • Horna
  • Horned Almighty
  • Illnath
  • Immortal
  • Imperial Crystalline Entombment
  • Imperium Dekadenz
  • Impiety
  • Infernal Angels
  • Inquisition
  • In Silentio Noctis
  • Inter Arma
  • Iskald
  • Judas Iscariot
  • Katharsis
  • Keep of Kalessin
  • Khold
  • Koldbrann
  • Krallice
  • Krieg
  • Krigsgrav
  • Krohm
  • Krv
  • Kult of Taurus
  • Kult Ov Azazel
  • Les Discrets
  • Limbonic Art
  • Leviathan
  • Lord Belial
  • Ludicra
  • Lunar Aurora
  • Lunaris
  • Lustre
  • Lvcifyre
  • Marduk
  • Mayhem
  • Midnight
  • Morgul
  • Mork Gryning
  • Mortals
  • Mortuus
  • Murmur
  • Mutilation Rites
  • Myrkur
  • Mystic Circle
  • Nachtmystium
  • Naglfar
  • Nargaroth
  • Nazxul
  • Necrodeath
  • Necroholocaust
  • Negator
  • Negura Bunget
  • Neige et Noirceur
  • Nidsang
  • Nifelheim
  • Nightbringer
  • Nocte Obducta
  • Noctem
  • Nocturnal Depression
  • Obscure Burial
  • Odious
  • Old Man’s Child
  • Oranssi Pazuzu
  • Otargos
  • Ov Hell
  • Panopticon
  • Panzerchrist
  • Pest
  • Profanatica
  • Provocator
  • Rage Nucleaire
  • Ragnarok
  • Reverorum Ib Malacht
  • Root
  • Rorcal
  • Rotting Christ
  • Samael
  • Sacrificio
  • Sacrocurse
  • Sarcofago
  • Sargeist
  • Sarke
  • Satyricon
  • Schammasch
  • Sear Bliss
  • Secrets Of The Moon
  • Secrets Of The Sky
  • Setherial
  • Shade Empire
  • Shining
  • Siebenbürgen
  • Sigh
  • Silencer
  • Skogen
  • Slechtvalk
  • Solace Of Requiem
  • Solstafir
  • Sombres Forêts
  • Stormlord
  • Stryvigor
  • Summoning
  • Sworn
  • Taake
  • Taatsi
  • Take Over And Destroy
  • The Ruins of Beverast
  • Thorns
  • Thulcandra
  • Thy Serpent
  • Tortorum
  • Tsjuder
  • Tvangeste
  • Twilight
  • Tyrant
  • Urfaust
  • Urgehal
  • Valknacht
  • Valkyrja
  • Varathron
  • Vardan
  • Vesania
  • Villainy
  • Vreid
  • Vuyvr
  • Waldgeflüster
  • Watain
  • Weakling
  • Welicioruss
  • Winterfylleth
  • Wodensthrone
  • Womit Angel
  • Woodtemple
  • Wolves in the Throne Room
  • Xasthur
  • Zemial
  • Zyklon

 

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Stefan August 6, 2014 at 2:25 pm

well done, you forgot Venom! \m/

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Mike Lawrence August 6, 2014 at 9:34 pm

We have them listed under NWOBHM/Speed Metal Bands. While they were the biggest influence on the formation of black metal, they really were not technically a black metal band.

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