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The band Arcturus was founded in 1990. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Oslo. Generally, music journalists would define Arcturus’s style within the genre/s of avant-garde metal, and other rock music.
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Borknagar is a progressive black metal band from Bergen, Norway, founded in 1995 by Øystein Garnes Brun. The band's style combines black metal and folk metal with progressive and melodic elements. Borknagar's lyrics often deal with philosophy, paganism, nature... [wikipedia]
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Simen Hestnæs (born March 4, 1974, in Oslo, Norway), better known by his stage name I.C.S. Vortex or simply Vortex, is a Norwegian musician. He is the vocalist of the similarly named band ICS Vortex, the avant-garde metal band Arcturus, and the doom metal ban... [wikipedia]
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Solefald is a Norwegian avant-garde metal/black metal band that was formed by members Lars Are "Lazare" Nedland and Cornelius Jakhelln in August 1995, with Lars singing and playing keyboard/synthesizer/piano and drums, and Cornelius singing and playing guitar ... [wikipedia]
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Enslaved is a Norwegian extreme metal band formed by Ivar Bjørnson and Grutle Kjellson in Haugesund in June 1991. They are currently based in Bergen, Norway. Though the band's lineup has changed many times over the years, Bjørnson and Kjellson have been the s... [wikipedia]
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Dødheimsgard (also known as DHG) is a Norwegian extreme metal band formed in 1994. Dødheimsgard originally played black metal, but 1999's 666 International saw them change their style into experimental and avant-garde/industrial metal. In 2000, they shortened ... [wikipedia]
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Ihsahn (; born Vegard Sverre Tveitan, 10 October 1975) is a Norwegian composer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist. He is best known for his work with the Norwegian black metal band Emperor. Tveitan is also a founding member of Thou Shalt Suffer, where he pla... [wikipedia]
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Sigh (サイ, sai) is a Japanese experimental metal band from Tokyo, formed in 1989. They are credited as being one of the first Japanese black metal bands. They gradually shifted from a traditional extreme metal sound to a more experimental, avant-garde style emp... [wikipedia]
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Manes is a band from Trondheim, Norway, formed in 1993. They started out as a two-piece band composed of Sargatanas and Cernunnus (or Cern). They have been signed to Candlelight Records, Hammerheart Records and the Italian experimental label Code666. The band'... [wikipedia]
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Satyricon is a Norwegian black metal band, formed in 1991 in Oslo. Satyr and Frost have been the band's core members since 1993. The band's first three albums typify the Norwegian black metal style. Since its fourth album in 1999, the band has strayed from thi... [wikipedia]
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Winds is a Norwegian neoclassical/progressive metal band formed in 1998. The music is largely influenced by classical music, with Andy's piano work and Carl August Tidemann's guitar solos, often the central focuses. The lyrics are written by Andy Winter, and d... [wikipedia]
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