Name Country Genre Score
Borknagar Norway Black Metal (early), Progressive Viking/Folk Metal (later) 127
Emperor Norway Black Metal 85
Bathory Sweden Black/Viking Metal, Thrash Metal 81
Windir Norway Black/Folk/Viking Metal 67
Ihsahn Norway Extreme Progressive Metal 66
Opeth Sweden Progressive Death Metal, Progressive Rock 48
Negură Bunget Romania Black Metal (early), Progressive/Folk/Atmospheric Black Metal (later) 46
Primordial Ireland Celtic Folk/Black Metal 40
Falkenbach Germany Viking/Black/Folk Metal 35
Helheim Norway Viking/Black Metal 35
Kampfar Norway Pagan Black Metal 34
Ne Obliviscaris Australia Extreme Progressive Metal 33
Vreid Norway Melodic Black Metal 32
Sólstafir Iceland Viking/Black Metal (early), Post-Metal/Rock (later) 30
Vintersorg Sweden Viking/Folk Metal, Progressive Metal 27
Cormorant United States Melodic Death Metal (early), Progressive Folk/Black Metal (later) 23
Klabautamann Germany Progressive/Folk/Black Metal 22
Bound by Entrails United States Symphonic Black Metal (early) Progressive Extreme Metal (later) 22
Anciients Canada Progressive Metal with Extreme Metal elements 21
Dordeduh Romania Atmospheric Folk/Black Metal 18
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