Name Country Genre Score
Bathory Sweden Black/Viking Metal, Thrash Metal 300
Celtic Frost Switzerland Thrash/Death/Black Metal (early), Gothic/Doom Metal (later) 256
Mayhem Norway Black Metal 217
Hellhammer Switzerland Speed/Thrash/Black Metal 183
Gorgoroth Norway Black Metal 134
Immortal Norway Black Metal 132
Burzum Norway Black Metal, Ambient 129
Isengard Norway Death/Black Metal (early), Folk Black Metal (later) 125
Carpathian Forest Norway Black Metal 115
Satyricon Norway Black Metal 114
Judas Iscariot United States Black Metal 106
Craft Sweden Black Metal 95
Aura Noir Norway Black/Thrash Metal 85
Taake Norway Black Metal 79
Katharsis Germany Black Metal 72
Armagedda Sweden Black Metal 67
Pest Sweden Black Metal 66
Horde Australia Black Metal 32
Satanic Warmaster Finland Black Metal 27
Rust Sweden Black/Thrash Metal 27
Urgehal Norway Black Metal 25
Graven Germany Black Metal 25
G.I.S.M. Japan Hardcore Punk, Heavy Metal 22
Gallhammer Japan Black/Doom Metal, Crust 21
Demontage Canada Black/Heavy Metal 21
Venom United Kingdom NWOBHM/Black/Speed Metal 20
Horna Finland Black Metal 20
Tangorodrim Israel Black Metal 20
Omega Norway Black/Speed Metal 20
Dishammer Spain Thrash Metal/Crustcore 19
Fimbulwinter Norway Black Metal 19
Shitfucker United States Black/Death/Thrash Metal with Punk Influences 19
Goatwhore United States Black/Death/Thrash Metal 18
Gehenna Norway Black Metal (early, later), Black/Death Metal (mid) 18
Throne of Katarsis Norway Black Metal 17
Isvind Norway Black Metal 16
Old Germany Black/Thrash Metal 16
Ravencult Greece Black Metal 16
Inepsy Canada Speed/Heavy Metal/Punk 15
Sarke Norway Black/Thrash Metal 15
Whiskey Ritual Italy Black 'n' Roll 15
Branikald Russia Black Metal 13
Black Death Norway Death Metal 13
Beastcraft Norway Black Metal 13
Kult Ofenzivy Czech Republic Black Metal 13
Joel Grind United States Black/Speed Metal, Synthwave 12
Vargsang Germany Raw Black Metal 12
Kvist Norway Melodic Black Metal 11
I Norway Heavy/Black Metal 11
Bunker 66 Italy Blackened Thrash Metal 11
Clandestine Blaze Finland Black Metal 11
Cultes des Ghoules Poland Black Metal 11
Туман Hungary Black Metal 11
Children of Technology Italy Speed/Thrash Metal/Punk 10
Krypt Norway Black Metal 10
Vhol United States Black Metal/Crust with Heavy/Power Metal influences 10
Ewig Frost Austria Black/Speed Metal/Punk 10
Old Funeral Norway Death Metal 9
Discharge United Kingdom Hardcore Punk, Heavy/Thrash Metal 9
Whipstriker Brazil Heavy/Speed Metal 9
Baalberith United Kingdom Black/Death Metal (early), Black Metal (later) 9
Akerbeltz Spain Black Metal 9
NettleCarrier Norway Black Metal 9
Inquisition Colombia Thrash Metal (early), Black Metal (later) 8
Midnight United States Black/Speed Metal 8
Ljå Norway Black Metal 8
Engorge United States Death/Black Metal 8
Amebix United Kingdom Crust Punk/Thrash Metal 7
Toxic Holocaust United States Speed/Thrash/Black Metal 7
Von United States Black Metal 7
Inferno Requiem Taiwan Black Metal 7
Tenebrae in Perpetuum Italy Black Metal 7
Ungod Germany Black Metal 7
Wurdulak Norway Black Metal 7
Golgotha United States Black Metal 7
Peasant United States Black/Heavy Metal/Punk 7
Narbeleth Cuba Black Metal 7
Dødheimsgard Norway Black Metal (early), Avant-garde/Black/Industrial Metal (later) 6
Forgotten Woods Norway Black Metal 6
Avsky Sweden Black Metal 6
Moloch Ukraine Black Metal, Ambient 6
Koldbrann Norway Black Metal 6
Xenotaph United States Black Metal 6
Deathcharge Brazil Black/Speed Metal, Hardcore Punk 6
Manzer France Black/Thrash Metal 6
Slægt Denmark Black Metal (early), Black/Heavy Metal (later) 6
Nuclear Winter Australia Black Metal 6
Raspberry Bulbs United States Black Metal/Punk 6
Vrag Australia Black Metal 6
Gift of Gods Norway Heavy Metal 5
Mäax United States Black Metal 5
Blodsgard Norway Black Metal 5
Vlad Tepes France Black Metal 5
Arnaut Pavle Finland Black Metal 5
Ildjarn Norway Black Metal/Ambient 5
Old Throne Brazil Black Metal 5
One Tail, One Head Norway Black Metal 5
Xibalba Itzaes Mexico Black Metal 5
Noia Italy Black Metal/Punk/Hardcore 5
Scum International Black/Death Metal/Punk 5
Deathkrush United States Black/Speed Metal 5
Horns Chile Black Metal 5
AlNamrood Saudi Arabia Black/Folk Metal 5
Grafjammer Netherlands Black Metal 5
Impaled Nazarene Finland Black Metal 4
Enslaved Norway Progressive Black/Viking Metal 4
Sargeist Finland Black Metal 4
Viking Crown United States Black Metal (early), Ambient Black Metal (later) 4
Abyssous Germany Death Metal 4
Dissolved Poland Thrash Metal 4
Necrohell Greece Black Metal 4
Okkultokrati Norway Black/Sludge Metal/Hardcore Punk 4
Black Circle Sweden Black Metal 4
Empyreus United States Black Metal 4
Occvlta Germany Doom/Black Metal 4
Orisha Shakpana Jamaica Black/Death Metal 4
Quintessenz Germany Black/Thrash Metal 4
Thou Shalt Suffer Norway Death Metal (early), Neoclassical/Ambient (later) 4
Abigail Williams United States Melodic Black Metal/Deathcore (early), Atmospheric/Symphonic Black Metal (later) 4
Abyssic Hate Australia Black Metal 4
Witchcraft Hungary Black Metal 4
Cemetery Piss United States Black Metal 4
Lector Sweden Heavy/Death Metal with Doom Metal influences 4
Ulver Norway Black/Folk Metal (early), Ambient/Avant-garde/Electronica (later) 3
Abbath Norway Black Metal 3
Cenotaph Mexico Death Metal (early), Melodic Death Metal (later) 3
Deathspell Omega France Black Metal (early), Avant-garde Black Metal (later) 3
Ancient Norway Melodic Black Metal 3
Angantyr Denmark Black Metal 3
Sorcier des Glaces Canada Black Metal 3
Voidhanger Poland Black/Thrash/Death Metal 3
Wintermoon Germany Black Metal 3
Arma Brazil Speed Metal/Punk 3
Blood Cult United States Black Metal (early), Black 'n' Roll (later) 3
Demon Bell Italy Thrash/Speed/Black Metal 3
Minneriket Norway Black Metal/Ambient 3
Nihil Nocturne Germany Black Metal 3
O.B.E.Y. United Kingdom Drone Doom, Thrash Metal 3
Paragon Impure Belgium Black Metal 3
Samael Switzerland Black Metal (early), Electronic/Industrial Metal (later) 3
The Deathtrip International Black Metal 3
Bestial Summoning Netherlands Black Metal 3
Eldjudnir Denmark Atmospheric Black Metal 3
Iskra Canada Black Metal, Crust 3
Mork Norway Black Metal 3
Nattsvargr Sweden Black Metal 3
Nightly Mass Russia Black Metal 3
Nihil Invocation United States Black Metal 3
Sweet Torment Canada Heavy Metal/Punk 3
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