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Les Légions Noires (also known as The Black Legions in English, or simply abbreviated to LLN) is a group of French underground black metal musicians and their bands, centered mostly around the city of Brest, in Britanny. The bands involved limited their releases to very small numbers, and distributed them among friends and close workers. Because of this, Les Legions Noires' releases have become extremely obscure, expensive, and rare among collectors.

The Black Legions started out in 1987 when some of the members were still in high school, although no music was produced during this period. Later on the members started creating music and recruiting others with a similar mindset to join the circle. The group ended up making many releases and bands with the few members that came and went

The Black Legions are arguably the most bootlegged out of any black metal bands. Few releases circulating on eBay are considered valid, other than the ones that were pressed on approved labels such as Drakkar Productions, Embassy Productions and Tragic Empire Records. Many of the bootlegs are compilations or bear covers taken from the 1995 magazine The Black Plague - First Chapter (And Maybe Last One), a magazine pressed by Meyhna'ch featuring interviews with most of the members during that period of time. However, some labels such as Dark Adversary Productions have re-released some of Mütiilation's recordings with the collaboration of Meyhna'ch.

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