Best Black Metal Bands


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41 Inquisition

One of the best and most underrated metal bands today!

42 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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43 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

44 Taake

Very good riffs and good vocals

Taake's got something to it. It's works are melodic, yet sometimes they carry certain unique appeal that I like about them. This appeal is for example mostly heard on album called taake.

Taake is holding the black metal torch consistently higher than most the bands on this list, yet it's not higher on the list, go figure.

Taake not being in the top 10 at least really say's it all about this list.

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45 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

46 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. more. V 1 Comment
47 Abigor

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

48 Limbonic Art
49 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 more.

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

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50 Skyforger

Best Band from Latvia! - Mikbiter15


51 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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52 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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53 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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54 Drottnar
55 Funeral Mist

Good black metal band should be in the top 50.

Good black metal band should be in the top 50

56 Sargeist

Raw blasphemous black metal

57 War
58 Forteresse
59 Vaakevandring V 1 Comment
60 Lightning Swords of Death
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