2002 – present (16 years)
Kópavogur, Höfuðborgarsvæðið, Iceland
Svartidauði are an Icelandic black metal band from Kópavogur, Reykjavík that formed in 2002. The name 'Svarti Dauði' is Icelandic for "Black Death". They released their second full-length album "Revelations of the Red Sword" on December 3, 2018. They released three demos before they released their debut album 'Flesh Cathedral' on Terratur Possessions in 2012, as well as a split EP with the Chilean black metal band 'Perdition.' 'Flesh Cathedral' was received well by the metal press, gaining positive reviews from websites such as Metal-Fi, Lurker's Path, Metal Ireland, and LA Music Blog. Iceland Music Export writes that the band is "Already infamous for their chaotic and often violent live shows in their native Iceland…"
Sturla Viðar Jakobsson - vocals, bass
Þórir Garðarsson - guitar
Magnús Skúlason - drums
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