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Gorgoroth, meaning “land of great despair”, is a black metal band from Bergen, named after the dark plains of Mordor in J.R.R.Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. Led by guitarist Infernus (a.k.a. Roger Tiegs), it emerged in 1992 as a trio including vocalist Hat (‘Hate’ in Norwegian) and drummer Goat Pervertor.

The band, based in Hyllestad, debuted on April 28th 1993 with a demo, entitled 'A Sorcery Written In Blood', featuring two…

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  • Pest >>> Gaahl
  • RIP Frank Watkins!
  • RIP FRANK....
  • I miss Gaahl and King ov Hell. Always loved Gorgoroth, even when they moved to their "new sound" when Gaahl took over Pest. The other way around seems to be missing something... "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam" was just so much deeper and brutal than "Quantos [...]" and "Instinctus Bestialis".
  • I can't fucking believe it. The new album sounds sooooooooooooo much better than their last one... So, so, so much better.... I'm not that into black metal anymore, but this really caught my ear.
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCcpgFiOx5Q&feature=youtu.be
  • Instinctus Bestialis adopted a further, colder, level as far as the sound, but there are still some elder elements like in UTSOH such as the drop-down sound of drums... Not as good as the old albums but still pretty good.
  • New album is not bad but it ain't black metal either.

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