Old school black metal

The first wave of black metal (or old school black metal) refers to those bands during the 1980s who influenced the black metal sound and formed a prototype for the genre. They were often speed metal or thrash metal bands. Venom’s album entitled Black Metal inspired the name of the genre. Edit this Artist photo: Watain

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  • DWI3EK

    old school black metal is 1983 not 1993 [3]

    May 2014
  • GraveHill1992

    old school black metal is 1983 not 1993 [2]

    May 2014
  • TheArtistBox

    But the 1st wave of black metal is really just proto black metal...

    January 2014
  • Mantisman502

    old school black metal is 1983 not 1993

    January 2014
  • vitorsilighini

    Marduk is great, but not old school

    October 2012
  • vital666remains

    half of the bands here should not be here

    October 2012
  • ReptilianC0mplx

    hahaha Infernal War sucks.

    January 2012
  • Mercenarion

    Infernal War is one-dimensional as fuck.

    November 2011
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