Best Black Metal Subgenresryanrimmel
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I'd call it Norwegian Black Metal or 2nd Wave Black.
Also, Varg is a pure legend
This is about the early bands of the 90ss, mostly from Norway and some from Sweden
-Dark Funeral - ryanrimmel
-Wolves in the Throne Room - ryanrimmel
-Old Man's Child
-Cradle of Filth - ryanrimmel
The bands in the 80s that heavily influenced Black Metal as we know it. Some of these bands sound nothing like Norwegian Black Metal, but each band influenced the genre, whether it be lyrics, vocals, production, or image.
-Sabbat - ryanrimmel
These subgenres are getting ridiculous
-Ives - ryanrimmel
Woods of Desolation is the best DSBM. Check him out - danimey
Yes, this exists.
-Make a Change... Kill Yourself
-Shining - ryanrimmel
You can hate me for adding this on here, I'm not even a fan. But this is better than Socialist and Depressive BM
-Horde - ryanrimmel
They just talk about Polotics Mythology and Paganism. There are some insane band like Peste Noire, Nokturnal Mortum and Inferum.
I can't believe this is a thing
-Fullmoon - ryanrimmel
Believe it or not, it's real: Lifelover, Psychonaut 4.
A lot of people refer to those two as depressive bm but they sound nothing like Trist or Make a Change Kill Yourself.
I've seen more and more people refering to these two as alternative bm.
Deafheaven, Ghost Bath, Bosse-De-Nage, Agalloch, Myrkur, Frostreich, The Great Old Ones, Numenorean, NIC, An Autum For Crippled Children, Altar Of Plagues, Harakiry For The Sky, Ara Kra, Oathbreaker, N/O, Lantlos, Nullingroots, Au-Dessus, Anomalie, Germ.
Black metal that's way faster and way more chaotic. Also known as "War Metal" or "War Black Metal". Could be considered the BM equivalent of Brutal Death Metal.
Mesarthim from Australia, check their EP called ''Pillars'', best example of Cosmic BM.
*shoe gaze, it's a mixture of shoe gaze and black metal, listen to mbv you poser
A mixture of show-gaze and black metal (its more of a subgenre that steams from atmospheric black metal).
Bands like Agalloch and Alcest.
Many of the popular bands are French.
Leper from Canada, they also add a bit of ska to the mix.
Fusion of Grindcore and Black Metal. Knelt Rote's last two albums fit the style.
To the other comment: Blackened Grind is not a fusion of grindcore and black metal, that'd be BLACKGRIND. Blackened grind is grindcore with a bit of black metal. Knelt Rote IS Blackgrind.
Crust punk with a bit of black metal: Iskra from Canada, they created the style.
Fusion of crust punk and black metal. 50/50. Not to be confused with blackened crust punk, which is mainly crust punk with a touch of black metal.
Young And In The Way is the perfect black crust band.
Yvyy from Brazil
Terra Tenebrosa from Sweden.
Dodheimsgard, Deathspell Omega, Arcturus,
Bands such as:
- Satanic Warmaster
- Judas Iscariot
A Forest of Stars and Oranssi Pazuzu
Liturgy and Stalaggh
Gnaw Their Tongues and Dead Reptile Shrine
Carnifex late stuff fits this style.
Fusion of black metal and thrash metal.
Ambient music heavily influenced by black metal, not to be confused with Ambient Black Metal.
Bands like Summoning and Caladan Brood combine heaviness with epic music. Definitely worth a try! - Amz_P
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