Best Swedish Black Metal Bands


The Top Ten

1 Bathory Bathory Bathory was a Swedish Black/Viking Metal band formed in 1983 by Quorthon and Jonas Åkerlund. Bathory's first 4 albums layed the blueprint for Scandinavian Black Metal. Quorthon is often credited with creating the "shrieking" vocal style of Black Metal. Their 5th album, Hammerheart (1990) displayed more.

The most legendary black metal/viking metal (later) doubt about it! Quorthon was a genius, R.I.P quorthon. - nooreldeen

2 Dissection Dissection Dissection was a Swedish extreme metal band. They formed in 1989 by Jon Nödtveidt and later disbanded in 2006, followed by Nödtveidt's suicide. Their sound is usually described as "melodic blackened death metal".

Melodic black metal at it's best! - nooreldeen

3 Dark Funeral Dark Funeral Dark Funeral is a Swedish black metal band from Stockholm Sweden, founded by guitarists Blackmoon and Lord Ahriman in 1993. They emerged during the second wave of black metal.

They are really good, but I'm not a huge fan though. - nooreldeen

4 Watain Watain Watain are a Swedish black metal band from Uppsala, formed in 1998. The band's name is taken from a recording by the American black metal group Von.

They are awesome, just listen to "Legions of the black light" - nooreldeen

5 Marduk Marduk Marduk is a black metal band from Norrköping, Sweden. The band formed in 1990 and released their first album in 1992. Their name is derived from the Babylonian god Marduk, patron deity of Babylon.

In my opinion I think Marduk is great, love they way to just bring the evil.

6 Lord Belial
7 Blodsrit
8 Funeral Mist
9 Setherial
10 Thryrfing
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