Name Country Genre Score
Borknagar Norway Black Metal (early), Progressive Viking/Folk Metal (later) 101
Solefald Norway Post-Black Metal/Avant-garde 55
Vulture Industries Norway Avant-garde/Progressive Metal 53
Ulver Norway Black/Folk Metal (1993-1997), Ambient/Avant-garde/Electronica (1998-) 52
Emperor Norway Black Metal 49
ICS Vortex Norway Blackened Progressive Metal 38
Vintersorg Sweden Viking/Folk Metal, Progressive Metal 32
Ihsahn Norway Extreme Progressive Metal 30
Ved Buens Ende Norway Avant-garde/Black Metal 27
Diabolical Masquerade Sweden Avant-garde Atmospheric Black Metal 22
Peccatum Norway Avant-garde Extreme Metal (early), Avant-garde Rock (later) 22
Dødheimsgard Norway Black Metal (early), Avant-garde/Black/Industrial Metal (later) 20
Winds Norway Neoclassical Progressive Metal 20
Transcending Bizarre? Greece Avant-garde/Post-Black Metal 20
Age of Silence Norway Avant-garde Progressive Metal 20
Sigh Japan Black/Avant-garde Metal 19
Thy Catafalque Hungary Avant-garde Metal 18
Aberrant Vascular Finland Operatic Avant-garde Metal 18
Covenant Norway Melodic Black Metal 16
Quadrivium Norway Avant-garde/Symphonic Black Metal 14
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