Best Black Metal Bands

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41 Satanic Slaughter
42 Inquisition

One of the best and most underrated metal bands today!

43 Absu Absu

This band is awesome, you understand if you listen to the tara album

The new albums are evil and reek of occult magick abzu album is best so far.

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44 Drudkh

Drudkh have shown that great black metal doesn't have to come from Norway. drudkh always delivers great albums my favorites being "Blood In Our Wells" and "Autumn Aurora"

Drudkh brings great albums my favorite being "blood in our wells"

Drudkh is the best black metal ambient/folk oriented style- band of the XXI century. They are unique, folkish melodic and atmospheric. Blood in Our Wells is their best relase to date

45 Xasthur Xasthur Xasthur is a black metal and acoustic project of American musician Scott Conner, formed in 1995. Xasthur was perhaps the most notable black metal group from America. In 2010, Conner announced the end of Xasthur, after 8 black metal albums. However, in 2015, Conner revived Xasthur as an acoustic project. ...read more. V 1 Comment
46 Abigor

One of the more interesting black metal bands, who released 3 fantastic albums in the late 90s

47 Limbonic Art
48 Carpathian Forest

You can't make a list without this band they are so good at making their music

True Norwegian Black Metal. Needless to say more.

The most negative band on earth. I love them.

In my opinion, the best black metal band.

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49 Sarcófago Sarcófago Sarcófago was an influential Brazilian extreme metal band. They were fronted by Sepultura's original singer, Wagner Lamounier, and Geraldo Minelli.

The I.N.R.I. album is some of the best first wave black metal music. listen to it and just try to prove me wrong. should be in the top twenty of any black metal list.

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50 Leviathan Leviathan Leviathan is an ambient black metal solo project of Jef Whitehead (A.K.A. Wrest), formed in 1998. Wrest records and plays all instruments including vocals entirely on his own. Despite having early problems with the release of Massive Conspiracy Against All Life, it was released March 24, 2008 in Europe ...read more.

Leviathan is why I'm into black metal he deserves all possible thanks I can give

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51 Skyforger

Best Band from Latvia! - Mikbiter15

Best!

52 Tvangeste

They aren't that "great" as described, but I guess it's a matter of opinion.

One of the most underrated bands! Cannot wait to get their third album!

Epic Black Metal Band! Very underrated as they aren't legends or anything but they deserve just as much love. Just listen to 'Birth of the Hero' and 'Storm' - PsychoSandman33

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53 Drottnar
54 Funeral Mist

Good black metal band should be in the top 50.

Good black metal band should be in the top 50

55 Sargeist

Raw blasphemous black metal

56 War
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58 Nokturnal Mortum

Awesome black metal who cares if they're national socialist they're a good black metal band with nice elements of folk

Very good black metal. their album lunar poetry is a masterpiece of black metal with a lot of folk and viking metal in the sound - christiansteffl

59 Negură Bunget

One of the best black metal band

Hail from Nepal

Outstanding musicians

BM from Romania, "'n Crugu Bradului" and "Om" in my opinion are the two albums that every BM fan should listen, the atmosphere is just mind blowing. They use folk instruments and the lyrical themes are about transylvanian spirituality, mythology and nature.

It takes your soul through dacian cultures and shadows... Amazing feelings.

60 Moonsorrow Moonsorrow Moonsorrow is a pagan metal band formed in Helsinki, Finland, in 1995. Musically, the band incorporates elements of black metal and folk metal in their sound.

Album after album they produce pure quality. I really like bands what can create songs above 10 minutes and keep them interesting. Along with Agalloch, they are epic!

They are the band that got me into black metal, and apart from their debut, Metsa, every album/EP they have released has been tremendous. Moonsorrow have definitely produced the best black metal music that I have ever heard.

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