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Kolbotn, Oslo, Norway (1986 – present)

Darkthrone is an influential Norwegian band. They formed in 1986 as a group in Kolbotn, Norway. After embracing the style in 1991, they became a driving force in the Norwegian scene. For most of this period Darkthrone has consisted of just two musicians; Fenriz and Nocturno Culto. They claim to be influenced by punk and have sought to remain outside the music mainstream. Recently their music has incorporated more traits.

The band that would become Darkthrone formed during 1986 in Kolbotn, a small suburb of Oslo. They were a death metal group by the name of Black Death, and its members were Gylve Nagell, Ivar Enger and Anders Risberget. In 1988 the band changed their name to Darkthrone and were joined by Ted Skjellum and Dag Nilsen. During 1988 and 1989 the band independently released four demo tapes: “Land of Frost”, “A New Dimension”, “Thulcandra”, and “Cromlech”.

They were subsequently signed to the independent record label Peaceville Records with a four album contract. In 1990 they recorded their first studio album, Soulside Journey. The album was cleanly-produced in a technical death metal style, although there were some elements of black metal present, in terms of the album’s music and imagery.

Immediately following the release of this album, the band continued writing and recording new material. These demos were entirely instrumental but they demonstrated the band’s gradual shift towards black metal. In 1997 they would be released on a compilation album entitled Goatlord.

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  • MegaDave89

    the best thing ever happened to Black Metal.

    16 Apr 6:32am Reply
  • Post-romantic

    Фенриз сссссуууууууккккккааааа!

    15 Apr 7:47pm Reply
  • junkyard_god

    Fenriz is hilarious, funniest dude in metal

    10 Apr 4:37pm Reply
  • s_mars

    Under a Funeral Moon > Transilvanian Hunger > A Blaze in the Northern Sky

    9 Apr 7:39pm Reply
  • RaabMC

    quintessential

    8 Apr 6:09pm Reply
  • ToxicGriever

    The order the 4 albums are listed here in Last.fm is perfect. [3]

    5 Apr 4:07am Reply
  • UntoAshes

    The order the 4 albums are listed here in Last.fm is perfect [2]

    4 Apr 9:50pm Reply
  • web-knows

    The order the 4 albums are listed here in Last.fm is perfect. Totally agree that those are the best Darkthrone albums, on that exact same order.

    4 Apr 9:47pm Reply
  • GnomikAttack

    Исполнитель(Artist): HorrorStore Название(Title): Изгнание (Exile) Год(Year): 2013 Жанр(Genre): Depressive-Emotional Raw Black Metal Тип(Type): Demo Откуда(Location): Казахстан(Kazakhstan). Трэклист(Tracklist)(Всего 1 Файл(Total 1 File)): 1. Изгнание (Exile). Формат(Format): mp3 Битрейт(Bitrate): 128kbps. Скачать(Download): http://t6t6t6music.spaces.ru/music/?Dir=1737644&Link_id=915362Link_id=908958&LT=1&sid=

    31 Mar 8:04am Reply
  • Marulho

    :<

    25 Mar 3:28pm Reply
  • althefknamsrtkn

    hmm

    24 Mar 12:48pm Reply
  • MichaelSnoxall

    Looks like it.

    24 Mar 5:38am Reply
  • nobarcode

    did he delete all of his shouts? lol

    23 Mar 1:18pm Reply
  • rxkings

    What the fuck did you just fucking say about me, you little bitch? I’ll have you know I graduated top of my class in the Helvete records shop, and I’ve been involved in numerous arsons on Norwegian churches, and I have over 100 confirmed vinyl albums.

    23 Mar 3:38am Reply
  • chuplag

    big sunglasses not Emperor sunglasses..Big sunglasses very important

    22 Mar 4:46pm Reply
  • Russian_Wolf

    злой злой Черностул

    21 Mar 5:33pm Reply
  • Blutgeweiht

    haha oh wow

    20 Mar 11:52am Reply
  • MichaelSnoxall

    MichaelSnoxall, it appears you're some kind of internet stalking faggot who keeps assuming shit about me way to fail. I own 1000 cds and I have 100 vinyl albums, so that includes the first 3 Sarcófago albums, and I listen to over 300 musicians and bands of which are not on my pc but I listen to on my stereo and on my record player. I speak French, Spanish, English, and Italian, so I am used to using French words.MichaelSnoxall, I am sure you have something better to do than obsessing over me and being butthurt over my facts of heavy metal and lurking and stalking the people on my list who seem to ask me questions of heavy metal bands. I also get paid to review albums for a living and Darkthrone has sucked ever since they changed their over the years and I have listened to and reviewed everyone of their albums. Also get a life you stalking faggot while you lurk and obsess over me and my profile. [3]

    19 Mar 2:49am Reply
  • Orbonen

    True metal, rock music, women, and metal gigs. She is so sexy.

    18 Mar 9:55pm Reply
  • antiantigone

    MichaelSnoxall, it appears you're some kind of internet stalking faggot who keeps assuming shit about me way to fail. I own 1000 cds and I have 100 vinyl albums, so that includes the first 3 Sarcófago albums, and I listen to over 300 musicians and bands of which are not on my pc but I listen to on my stereo and on my record player. I speak French, Spanish, English, and Italian, so I am used to using French words.MichaelSnoxall, I am sure you have something better to do than obsessing over me and being butthurt over my facts of heavy metal and lurking and stalking the people on my list who seem to ask me questions of heavy metal bands. I also get paid to review albums for a living and Darkthrone has sucked ever since they changed their over the years and I have listened to and reviewed everyone of their albums. Also get a life you stalking faggot while you lurk and obsess over me and my profile. [2]

    18 Mar 9:33pm Reply
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