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  • Years Active

    1986 – present (38 years)

  • Founded In

    Kolbotn, Oppegård, Akershus, Norway

  • Members

    • Anders Risberget (1987 – 1988)
    • Dag Nilsen (1987 – 1991)
    • Fenriz (1986 – present)
    • Nocturno Culto (1988 – present)
    • Zephyrous (1988 – 1993)

Darkthrone is a Norwegian band from Kolbotn, Akershus. Formed in 1986 as a band named Black Death, in 1991 Darkthrone embraced a black metal style influenced by Bathory and Celtic Frost and became one of the leading bands in the Norwegian scene. Their first three black metal albums A Blaze in the Northern Sky (1992), Under a Funeral Moon (1993) and Transilvanian Hunger (1994) are sometimes dubbed the "Unholy Trinity". They are considered the peak of the band's career and to be among the most influential albums in black metal.

Darkthrone has been a duo of Fenriz and Nocturno Culto since guitarist Zephyrous left the band in 1993. They have sought to remain outside the music mainstream. From 2006, their music strayed from the traditional black metal style and incorporated more elements of traditional , , and , while more recent albums have also included .

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Studio albums
Soulside Journey (1990)
A Blaze in the Northern Sky (1991)
Under a Funeral Moon (1993)
Transilvanian Hunger (1994)
Panzerfaust (1995)
Goatlord (1996)
Total Death (1996)
Ravishing Grimness (1999)
Plaguewielder (2001)
Hate Them (2003)
Sardonic Wrath (2004)
The Cult Is Alive (2006)
F.O.A.D. (2007)
Dark Thrones and Black Flags (2008)
Circle the Wagons (2010)
The Underground Resistance (2013)
Arctic Thunder (2016)
Old Star (2019)
Eternal Hails...... (2021)
Astral Fortress (2022)
It Beckons Us All (2024)

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