Best Black Metal Bands


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61 Lightning Swords of Death
62 Ancient Rites V 1 Comment
63 Judas Iscariot Judas Iscariot Judas Iscariot was an American black metal band. It began in 1992 as the solo-project of Andrew Harris, who performed under the pseudonym Akhenaten (after the Egyptian Pharaoh of the same name).
64 Nargaroth

Best German Black Metal Band!

It should be at 5th at least

Should be waaay higher


65 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.

66 Purplefrost Purplefrost

Very underground, but probably best comedy black metal bands, next to woods of trees and the black satans - Mikbiter15

yes yes - Mikbiter15

67 Graveworm Graveworm

Should be in the top 10 AT LEAST!

Graveworm is actually Gothic metal.

We have another black metal judge do we.

68 Crimson Moonlight

Veil of Remembrance is the greatest Black Metal album I have ever heard.

Pilgrim's vocals are not of this world

VoR is great but The Covenant Progress is even better with the epic blackness of 'Path of Pain', 'A Painting in Dark' and 'Eyes of Beauty'

Great band. As a Christian it is hard to find Black metal that is not extremely offensive. (I like mayhem it's pretty good) This band uses great melodic riffs paired with blasts beats and goid vocals. Has great Christian Lyrics and should be higher on the list

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69 Northwood Ice Pentagrams
70 Sepultura Sepultura Sepultura is a Brazilian heavy metal band from Belo Horizonte. Their first album, Morbid Visions presented a proto-black metal sound with Wagner Lamounier of Sarcófago. Sepultura's sound varies by the album, from thrash metal, groove metal, and even death metal.

Not black metal per se, though their earliest work has some black metal in it.

71 Mgła

Simply - kings of Polish black metal scene

Best band in the world.

Very nice

72 Abigail Williams Abigail Williams

These guys are an awesome band who capture all the aspects of black metal and throw in some amazing melodies

Love these guys! They are the sound of the new blackend death sludge!

73 Ancient

These guys play awesome melodic black metal

74 Borknagar

Must be way higher

75 Tsjuder

I'm not a big fan of the evil stuff but they make some really fast good black metal

Wow how can they be only 54? There is a few bands here that should be higher and of course we can't put them all in the top ten but man, TSJUDER their agressivity and the passion for true black metal is legendary

Don't know why these aren't at the top they piss all over mayhem, hasny anyome heard primevil fear

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76 Goatwhore Goatwhore Goatwhore is an American extreme metal band formed in 1997 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States formed by former Acid Bath guitarist Sammy Duet. Goatwhore is known for their fast-paced fusion of black, death, and thrash metal.

I love goatwhore (I saw them/met the lead singer) but they are more on the death metal side - ryanrimmel

Goatwhore are an amazing American black metal band

77 Nagelfar
78 Silencer

Sick, insane and horrifying beyond bellied. Not for people with suicidal thoughts!

Certainly not for everyone, if if you're into BM. One of the most extreme kinds of music ever made. I have been listening to BM for almost 2 years from now, and I still can't get into Silencer completely. The instrumental is great, but be aware of the heart attack that awaits you when the vocals kick in. Tormented, suicidal and depressive. I'm not gonna tell you the rest because it's on you to discover further.

Silencer is a must have for dsbm fans, me myself am only a slight fan of xasthur in that genre but I have to say I have compared death - peirce me to other dsbm albums and I have to say damn nattramn is one strong vocalist. no one is compared to nattramn when it comes to his screams. and I have to say nattramn was or still is one crazy ass dude.

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79 Chthonic

Melodic Black Metal from Taiwan. Simply awesome. They mix the ancient Asian instruments with the modern day metal instruments.

Awesome band, a good alternative to all the creepy atmospheres of tradirional black metal - admonlee

80 Vesania
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