Name Country Genre Score
Darkthrone Norway Death Metal (early), Black Metal (mid), Black/Heavy/Speed Metal (later) 255
Venom United Kingdom NWOBHM/Black/Speed Metal 233
Celtic Frost Switzerland Thrash/Death/Black Metal (early), Gothic/Doom Metal (later) 194
Hellhammer Switzerland Speed/Thrash/Black Metal 144
Falkenbach Germany Viking/Black/Folk Metal 143
Graveland Poland Black Metal (early), Pagan/Viking Metal (later) 116
Immortal Norway Black Metal 102
Enslaved Norway Progressive Black/Viking Metal 96
Demonaz Norway Viking/Black Metal 91
Ereb Altor Sweden Epic Doom/Viking Metal (early), Viking/Black Metal (later) 89
Sodom Germany Black/Speed Metal (early), Thrash Metal (later) 74
Nifelheim Sweden Black/Thrash Metal 73
Moonsorrow Finland Folk/Pagan/Black Metal 65
Primordial Ireland Celtic Folk/Black Metal 62
I Norway Heavy/Black Metal 57
Morrigan Germany Black Metal 48
Thyrfing Sweden Viking/Black Metal 43
Tormentor Hungary Black Metal (early), Experimental Rock (later) 42
Atlantean Kodex Germany Epic Heavy/Doom Metal 42
Hades Norway Black/Viking Metal 40
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