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Nocturno Culto

Nocturno Culto

Real/full name:
Ted Arvid Skjellum
43 (born Mar 4th, 1972)
Place of origin:
Norway (Kolbotn)


Is a Norwegian musician, best known as the vocalist, lead guitarist and partial bassist (shared with Fenriz) of the influential black metal band Darkthrone. He has been with the band since 1988. He currently works in Norway as a school teacher, and has a son and a daughter.


He also released a documentary film called "The Misanthrope" in 2007 in which he deals with black metal music and life in Norway. Peaceville Records released a double-disc edition containing a DVD with the documentary plus the soundtrack CD with seven tracks specifically composed by Skjellum for the film.


Vocals, Guitars (1988-present), Bass (1992-present)

1988 A New Dimension (Demo) Guitars (as "Ted")
1989 Thulcandra (Demo) Guitars (lead) (as "Ted Skjellum")
1989 Cromlech (Demo) Guitars, Vocals (as "Ted")
1991 Soulside Journey Vocals, Guitars (lead) (as "Ted Skjellum")
1992 A Blaze in the Northern Sky Guitars (lead), Vocals (lead)
1993 Under a Funeral Moon Vocals, Bass
1994 Transilvanian Hunger Vocals
1995 Panzerfaust Vocals
1996 Goatlord Guitars (lead)
1996 Total Death Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7)
1999 Ravishing Grimness Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3-6), Vocals, Bass
2001 Plaguewielder Vocals, Guitars, Bass
2003 Hate Them Vocals, Guitars, Bass
2004 Sardonic Wrath Vocals, Guitars, Bass
2005 Under beskyttelse av mørke (EP) Vocals, Bass
2006 Too Old Too Cold (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Bass
2006 The Cult Is Alive Vocals, Guitars, Bass
2006 Forebyggende krig (Single) Bass, Vocals (backing, track 2), Guitars, Vocals
2007 NWOBHM - New Wave of Black Heavy Metal (Single) Guitars, Bass, Vocals
2007 F.O.A.D. Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Vocals (choirs) (on tracks 2 & 8), Lyrics (tracks 1 & 4)
2008 Dark Thrones and Black Flags Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Lyrics (tracks 2, 4 & 9)
2010 Circle the Wagons Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Lyrics (on tracks 2, 4, 8)
2013 The Underground Resistance Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Lyrics (track 1, 3, 5)
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Gift of Gods

All instruments, Vocals (2013-present)

2013 Receive (EP) All instruments, Vocals


Vocals (2008-present)

2009 Vorunah Vocals
2011 Oldarhian Vocals
2013 Aruagint Vocals


As Kveldulv:
Guitars (1996-1997)

1996 Mother North (Video) Guitars
1996 Nemesis Divina Guitars (rhythm)
2006 Nemesis Divina Guitars


2010 Dawn of Inhumanity Additional torment on "The Rotting Land"


2004 Isa Vocals (additional) (tracks 3, 5)

Nocturnal Breed

As Panzer General Nocturno Culto:

2014 Napalm Nights Vocals (backing) (tracks 2, 4, 6), Vocals (lead) (track 10)


2005 Gospels for the Sick Vocals (track 10)


2006 Secht Vocals


2007 Sadness and Wrath Vocals, Lyrics (track 6)


2011 Noregs vaapen Vocals (track 1)


2010 Shatter (EP) Vocals (additional) (on track 5)


2004 On Frostbitten Path Beneath (Demo) Vocals


1993 Under a Funeral Moon Cover model
1996 Goatlord Design
1996 Total Death Producer, Design
1999 Ravishing Grimness Design
2003 Hate Them Layout
2004 Sardonic Wrath Design
2006 The Cult Is Alive Engineering, Mixing
2007 F.O.A.D. Photography, Mixing, Producer, Engineering
2008 Dark Thrones and Black Flags Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2010 Circle the Wagons Mixing, Recording
2013 The Underground Resistance Recording, Mixing


2007 Ill Innocence Mastering

Gift of Gods

2013 Receive (EP) Recording


1998 Provenance of Cruelty Lyrics (track 1)
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